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About the Department
Department & its year of establishment
  • Department of Physics  
  • Year of establishment 1968
Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)
  • UG
  • PG
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary courses and departments involved
Non-Major Electives:
  • Fundamentals of Electronics and Electronic devices (2006-08)
  • Electronic Communication systems (2006-08)
  • Non-Conventional Energy Sources (2006-12)
  • Astrophysics (2006-12)
  • Nano Materials (For M.Sc Chemistry, 2009-12)
Departments involved:
  • B.A. Economics, B.Com., B.Sc. Mathematics, B.Sc. Chemistry, B.Sc. Computer Science;  BBA., B.A. English
Allied Papers:
  • During 2006-2008, for B.Sc Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer science
  • Allied Physics-I  (AP101)
  • Allied Physics-II  (AP201)
  • Allied Physics Practicals (PAP201)
  • Allied Optional: a) Principles of Electronics (AOP301).
  •                         b) Advanced Physics (AOP401)
From 2008 onwards
For B.Sc Mathematics
  • Allied Physics-I (AP102)
  • Allied Physics-II (AP201)
  • Allied Physics Practicals (PAP202)
For B.Sc Chemistry
  • Allied Physics-I (AP306)
  • Allied Physics-II (AP406)
  • Allied Physics Practicals (PAP406)
For B.Sc Computer Science
  • Allied Physics-I (AP305)
  • Allied Physics-II (AP405)
  • Allied Physics Practicals (PAP405)
Annual / Semester / Choice based credit system
  • Semester system cum Choice based credit system
Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments
  • Non-Major Elective: Water Treatment (Offered by PG Department of Chemistry)
  • Allied Mathematics
  • Allied Chemistry  
  • General elective offered by other departments.   
  • Environmental Sciences-I&II
  • Human Rights
  • General Ethics (Other Faiths in all departments)             
  • Special Ethics.
  • Skill Electives
Faculty with ongoing projects from  a) National  b)International funding agencies and Total grants received.

 

Mention names of funding agencies and grants received project-wise.

 

  • Nil
Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; DBT, ICSSR, etc.; total grants received
  • Nill
Areas of consultancy and income generated
  • Nil
Faculty recharging strategies
S. No Name Orientation Refresher Inter
national Seminar
National Seminar Workshop Training / Animation Programme
1. V.Pushparaj - - - 1 - 5
2. S.Jayakumaran - - - 1 - 5
3. A.Albert Irudayaraj - - 2 3 3 5
4. D.Daniel Lawrence 1 - - - - 5
5. A.Dhayal Raj - - 2 2 1 2
6. M.Jose - - - 1 - -
7. S.A. Martin Britto Dhas - - - 1 1 -
8. C.Thirupathy - - - 1 - 5
9 R.Sandosh - - - 1 - 4
10. M.Aravinthraj - - - 1 - 3
11. G.Ramadevi - - - 1 - 3
12. S.Kalaiarasi - - - 1 - 3
13. R.Ramesh - - - 1 - 3
14. S.Reenadevi - - - 1 - 3
15. D.Rajkumar - - - 1 - 3
16. N.Madhavan - - 1 1 - 2
17. Rev. G.Theophil Anand - - - 1 -  
  Total 1 - 5 19 5 51
 
Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by
Faculty: 
S. No Name of the Faculty Awards / Recognitions
1. Prof. D. Daniel Lawrence Fifth rank with ‘A’ grading in all India officers NCC training programme, Nagpur (2012).
2. Dr.A.Dhayal Raj
  • GSEP fellowship from Canadian government
  • Best paper presentation award.(1 national and 1 international)
  • Got selected and trained up in Canadian Light Source synchrotron (CLS), the only unit present in whole of Canada.
  • DRDO JRF.
3. Dr. S.A. Martin Britto Dhas
  • Dr.Kothari post-doctoral fellowship (2011-12)
  • Centenary post-doctoral fellowship from Indian Institute of Science,India (2009-10)
  • University Stipendiary Research fellowship from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India (2005-2008)
  • Best poster award, 6th National conference on Emerging Trend in Crystal growth and Nano Materials at Loyola College, Chennai, February 2008.
 
Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops organized and the source of funding

 

(national / international) with the details of outstanding participants, if any.

 

S. No List of Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops Sponsors Year Outstanding Participants
1. National Conference on Materials for Future Technology ---- 28th Sep. 2012 Dr.D.Mangalaraj
Bharathiar University,
Coimbatore.
Dr.Ramaswamy Murugan
Pondicherry University,
Pondicherry.
 
Present details about infrastructural facilities
Library : 
    Books purchased       -  476
    Journals                     -  13
Internet facilities for staff and students: Available ( 3 Laptops for staff & students)
Total number of Classrooms:  6 Classrooms.
Classrooms with ICT facility: 3 Classrooms.
Student’s laboratories: 4-laboratories.
  • For UG: 2
Main lab- 1
Allied lab-1
  • For PG: 2
General lab-1
Electronics lab-1
    f)   Research laboratories: Under construction.
Number of students of the department getting financial assistance from the College.
  • 10 students
Details of `beyond syllabus scholarly activities` of the department.
  • Students Seminar
  • Guest lectures
  • Institutional Visit
  • Industrial Visit
  • Research forum
  • State level & National level Seminars/ Workshops
  • Intra/Inter departmental and collegiate competitions
  • Summer Training Programme
  • Participation in coaching classes conducted by other departments
Future plans of the department.
  • Separate labs for M.Phil & Ph.D. programmes
  • At least one National/International Conference every year
  • At least two publications in reputed international journals per year by each staff
  • All staff members becoming Ph.D holders
  • At least one smart classrooms in the department
  • Promotion of web based learning
  • Certificate courses and coaching classes
  • Certificate course in Cell Phone services
  • Certificate course in-house wiring and repairing home appliances
  • Coaching class for Competitive Examinations (NET, SET, GATE, Medical Physics etc.)
  • Establish a strong alumni data base