The Department was established in 2001 and offers two year M.Sc. programmes in Electronics Science and Physics. In Electronics Science, embedded systems and networking are offered as electives to suit the latest needs of industry. In Physics programme, new specializations in Materials Science, Nuclear Techniques, Nanophysics and Solid State Physics are introduced. The Nuclear Techniques specialization is being offered in technical collaboration with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). In addition to the above, the department also offers research programmes leading to M. Phil. and Ph. D. degrees. Recently in 2016 the Department initiated the 3 year B. Sc. Physical Science program with subjects Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry / Electronics / Computer Science.
The faculty members are active in research and published 76 research papers during the last five year in reputed journals (SCI indexed) with an average impact factor of 1.15. In addition, three research projects were completed funded by UGC, the department has collaboration with BARC and involved in research projects funded by it. At present, Four research projects in the inter disciplinary areas are in progress. The department regularly conducts national / international workshops / conferences/seminars in emerging areas of Physics and electronics.
The department is recognized as DST – FIST sponsored program and sanctioned Rs.142 Lakhs to strengthen the research activity in the areas of Materials Science and Nuclear Physics.
The placement record of the department has been impressive around 70 per cent and major recruiters are Sarokasoft, Panacea Medical Technologies, Efftronics, BARC, TCS, Wipro etc.