Maulana Azad College

Maulana Azad College

Affiliated to the University of Calcutta
NAAC Accredited with 'A' Grade
Maulana Azad CollegeGovt of West Bengal

Department of Physics

The Department of Physics, Maulana Azad College, presently under the affiliation of the University of Calcutta, has started functioning in the year 1926. In the year 1961, the department became a full-fledged department with Physics as both General and Honours subject under the University of Calcutta. Since 1961, many students have established themselves in future life after being graduated from this department. For example, Dr. Bikash Chakrabarty (Bhatnagar Laureate and Professor of Physics, presently Director, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata), Dr. Ashok Sen (Professor, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics), Mr. Nurul Haque (IAS), Dr. Prabir Goswami (Professor of Physics, Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, Science College, Kolkata), Dr. Tapas Ranjan Middya (Professor of Physics, J.U.), Prof. Tapas Kumar Ballav (Associate Professor of Physics, J.U.) and Dr. S. Bandyopadhyay (Calcutta University) were ex-students of this department. Several eminent personalities in Physics recognised in the world have visited and delivered seminar lectures and course works in this Department.

The performance of the students of Physics Department of Maulana Azad College in University Examinations over the years is commendable. They have established themselves in various fields of activities. About forty per cent of the present strength of students are Inspire Fellows and some others get Minority scholarships. One student gets JBNSTS Fellowship.

Being a Centre with Potential for Excellence (CPE) in 2010 and a DBT STAR COLLEGE in 2011, Physics Department of Maulana Azad College has a determined effort for growth and progress although there is acute space problem. The department will utilize corridor for General Laboratory. The authorities of Maulana Azad College, has decided to come forward with the proposal to introduce Post Graduate course in Physics in this college, preferably from the next academic session. The proposal is being made keeping in view the tremendous potential of the subject Physics, and the aspirations of eligible students.

Eminent teachers, like Professor Shyamal Sengupta and Professor Rajendra Lal Sengupta taught in this department. In particular, Prof. Shyamal Sengupta started supervising a research group of his graduate students during his tenure. The present faculty members are most dedicated and highly competent with their innovative methods of teaching both in theoretical and experimental physics, recognized through their through their publications in reputed international and national journals. Two of present faculties are Humboldt Fellow, Germany and another, a Post-doctoral Fellow in the University of Trento, Italy.

Courses:

B.Sc. Honours in Physics.

Syllabus:

New syllabus of Calcutta University (1+1+1 Regulations, 2010).

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Faculty:

ABHISHEK DEY

Qualification:
Designation:Assistant Professor
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AMITAVA GHORAI

Qualification:
Designation:Associate Professor
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APURBA KHETO

Qualification:
Designation:Assistant Professor
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MADHUSUDAN GHOSH

Qualification:
Designation:Associate Professor
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SANJAY CHATTOPADHYAY

Qualification:
Designation:Assistant Professor
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SANJIT KUMAR DAS

Qualification:
Designation:Associate Professor
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UTTAM KUMAR SINHA MAHAPATRA

Qualification:
Designation:Assistant Professor
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