The Department of Physics is one of the oldest Departments of the College in Science faculty. The department was established in 1957. The founder head of the department Prof. A.R.Saha, underlayed the culture of peer learning and a rich tradition of institutional commitment , fellowship, dutifulness and innovative practices even in pedagogy. Soon after its inception, the department gained recognition for its academic excellence. The undergraduate teaching started in 1968 and the postgraduate teaching commenced in 1984. Presently the department is imparting education up to postgraduate and Doctorate levels. The sanctioned faculty strength of department is 11. The Department boasts of a team of highly qualified faculty who apart from their academic responsibilities are also actively engaged in research in various emerging fields. Presently, the department has research collaboration with UGC-DAE-Consortium for scientific research, Indore, IIT -Patna, Aryabhatt Knowledge University, Patna, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Burdwan University, West Bengal and Beni-Suif University, Egypt. A major research project is ongoing in the department and several new proposals are in the pipeline. Despite the fact that being a part of teaching focused University, the department is proud to have produced several research papers in very prestigious international journals (SCI journals) of high impact factors. The physics department of college is proud to have developed many low cost innovative experiments for students to enhance the comprehensive ability and logical thinking of students. Our faculties have developed some concept inventories to map the abilities and interest of students. 3. Courses Offered: - B.Sc (Honours) - M.Sc in Physics, - PhD - Vocational: B.C.A., B.Sc (IT) 4. Lab Facilities: UG/PG/Research - UG optical and electronics Lab - PG: Electronics, Solid State lab, Material science research lab - A library with Latest Books, Journals. Details of (1) Faculty and (2) Nonteaching staff Dr. Bidhan Chandra Rai, Associate Professor Dr. A.K.Bhaskar, Associate Professor Dr. Kamdeo Prasad Yadav, Associate Professor Dr. Santosh Kumar, Associate Professor Dr. Gajendra Pd. Gadakar, Associate Professor Dr. Anita Sagar, Assistant Professor Dr. Rajnish Kumar, Assistant Professor Dr. Ayan Mukherjee, Assistant Professor Future Plan (if any) We have a plan to start certificate / Diploma course in Nanotechnology. Set up a Intellectual Property Right Facilitation Centre at department which will be first-of-its-kind within University.