Department of Physics

Year of Establishment:


Head of the Department:

Prof. Syed Arshad Hussain

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Brief Profile:

The Department of Physics was introduced in the year 1990 to fulfill the demand of the students of Tripura State. The department offers M.Sc. in physics (CBCS system). Major courses offered by the department in the M.Sc. level are: Classical Mechanics, Mathematical Physics, Statistical Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Nuclear and Particle Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Electrodynamics and Special Theory of Relativity, Astrophysics, Electronics, Computer Programming and projects on various topics. Besides these subjects, students are also allowed to take elective subject from other departments and also computer fundamental course. A large number of students each year qualify NET and SET. After passing M.Sc. most of them are absorbed in different positions, mostly in schools, colleges, banks and other departments of the State and Central governments. A few of them also pursue Ph.D. work in Tripura University as well as also in other Universities / Institutions. Department received a grant of Rs. 175 lakhs from FIST- DST and Rs 108.5 lakhs from UGC to develop better research facilities and also for better Laboratory and infrastructure facilities for the students, scholars and faculty members of the department. Faculty members also received a good number of projects (more than 322 lakhs in last five years) from various Central funding agencies namely DST, CSIR, ISRO, UGC etc.


To develop a centre of excellence in education, training & research in various fields of physics of current interest


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Departmental milestones at a glance (last five years):

No. of NET/SLET qualified students 19
No. of Ph.D. produced in last five years 24
No. of research publication in peer reviewed journals 184
No. of books published in last five years 03
No. of seminar/conference/refresher course organized by the department 17
No of special lecture organized by the department 09
Total research grant Rs. 613.22 lakhs
No. of foreign visit by faculty members and scholars 07
No. of equipment costing more than Rs 05 lakhs 25
No. of Awards / Honours received by the faculty members 07
Departmental recognition FIST–DST support (two times: 2002-06 & 2014-19) & UGC-SAP support (2018-23)
Seminar / conference / workshop attended by the faculty members 68
No. of research collaboration within India 10
No. of research collaboration outside India 07
No. of MOU signed 03
Patent 01



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