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Departmental Profile

The Department of Physics started its functioning in 1996. The Department offers a four - Semester M. Sc. programme (Two years duration) where the students at present can opt for one of the two specializations - i) Astrophysics and ii) Condensed Matter Physics, with laboratory classes. Research areas that are covered at present include - Astrophysics, Particle Physics, Cosmology, Chemical Physics (with application to biomolecules), Atmospheric Physics.

The Department possesses a number of sophisticated instruments that includes 16 inch Mead Telescope, 14 inch Celestrom Telescope, Astronomical CCD, Photometer, Ellipsometer, FTIR, UV visible spectrophotometer.

The Department also has a cluster computing facility.

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats Time Table Syllabus
M.Sc. (by course work) Four Semester 50 Time Table Syllabus2015
M.Phil(by course work & dissertation)
Ph.D.(by course work & research work)

Light scattering by different types of particles, with applications in Physics

Astrophysics Course - GIAN

Notice Regarding Open Choice Paper.

Open Course Paper, 2016

Syllabus

 TDC B.Sc Syllabus in Physics(Pass & Hons)

 M.Sc Physics Syllabus2010

 M.Sc Physics Syllabus2015

 IPP Syllabus for Physics

Faculty

Name & Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email ID
Asoke K. Sen,  Ph.D.  Professor Astrophysics,Optics asokesen@yahoo.com
09435070349
Atri Deshamukhya,  Ph.D. Associate Professor High Energy Physics, Phenomenology, String Cosmology atri.deshamukhya@gmail.com
09954041961
B. Indrajit Sharma ,  Ph.D. Associate Professor Condensed Matter Physics indraofficial@rediffmail.com
09954709837
Himadri Sekhar Das,  Ph.D. Assistant Professor Astrophysics hsdas@iucaa.ernet.in
09954066646
Utpal Sarkar, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Chemical Physics, Electronic Structure Calculation utpalchemiitkgp@gmail.com
Pradeep Kumar Shukla, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Chemical Physics, Computational studies of complex molecular systems including biomolecules pradeep.kumar.shukla@aus.ac.in
A. Senorita Devi,  Ph.D. Assistant Professor High Energy, Astro Physics senorita.anoubam@gmail.com
Swarnadeep Biswas,  M.Sc. Assistant Professor Electronics & Radio Physics swarnadeepbiswas@yahoo.co.in
Bidhan Mahanta,  Ph.D. Assistant Professor Nuclear Physics, Nano Physics, Biophysics mbidhan@gmail.com
Mahananda Baro Assistant Professor mahananda925458@gmail.com
mahananda_baro@rediffmail.com
+91-7896969895

Head of the Department

Dr. B. Indrajit Sharma

 03842-270843(O)

Placement

Alumni of the department of Physics of Assam University are now serving as faculty members researchers in universities, colleges and research institutions in different parts of the country and outside and also in several industrial organizations. Many of the former students of the Department have also qualified in competitive examinations like JRF, GATE and GRE, and are pursuing advanced courses.

Swacha Bharat Abiyan

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