The subject of Physics has been vital for the survival and welfare of mankind on the planet Earth. It has an intimate relationship with sources of energy. The Light, Heat, Matter and Energy are extensively studied and taught in Physics. Physics involves the study of all forces and interactions, both visible and invisible, which guide and control the functioning of entire Universe. The subject Physics has a tremendous applied face and orientation and therefore its study promotes great intellectual stimulation.
The Department of Physics was established in the year 1972, with Prof. P.D. Pethkar as its first Head. With the natural growth classes of B.Sc. I, II & III came into being. The Post Graduate course in Physics was introduced in the session 1993-94. Despite the fierce competition, the department has succeeded in producing spectacular results for the M.Sc. classes.
Transition Period & Onward Journey:
The College was completely shifted to the new building in 1985. The department succeeded in attracting and accommodating more number of students owing to the availability of the spacious laboratories adequately equipped with sophisticated equipment & infrastructure. Dr. F. C. Raghuwanshi took over as the Head of the Department on 31 December 2003 following the retirement of Dr. P. D. Pethkar who rendered distinguished services for the period of 31 years to this institution in general and the Department of Physics in particular. Dr. F. C. Raghuwansh selected as Principal of Vidya Bharati Mahavidyalaya, Amravati on01 June 2009 and also worked as the Chairman of S.G.B. Amravati University Board of Studies in Physics and a member of the State Board of Secondary and Higher Education in Physics. He was elected as the Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology. Dr. N. G. Belsare took over as the Head of the Department on 01 June 2009 and was selected as the Principal at Brijlal Biyani Science College, Amravati on 24 June 2017 and at present Dr. T. S. Wasnik heading the Department.
Along the long corridor of the ground floor, is the Physics Department to the left. It consists of 06 rooms including the Cabin of the Head of the Department and teaching staff, the Dark Room 1, the Dark Room 2, the U.G. Lab., the fully equipped P.G. Lab and P. G.Research Lab. 1 (Ground Floor), P. G. Research Lab. 2 (First Floor) with sophisticated equipments. The well qualified teaching department and the extremely cooperative Lab. Assistant and attendants are a matter of pride forDr. T. S. Wasnik.The Teaching faculty consists of Seven members, three of them are in the Professors Grade, one in Associate ProfessorGrade and three are in Assistant Professors Grade. Five of the teachers have Doctorate degrees and two are working for the same. The faculty has been publishing regularly and has linkages with eleven institutions of international and three nationals. Dr. Raghuwanshi, Dr. Belsare, Dr. R. V. Waghmare, Dr. T. S. Wasnik and Dr. R. V. Joatwere awarded Teachers Fellowship under FDP of the UGC.
• The department has 90 Publications which includes 56 Publications in the Journals of National and International repute and 34 Publications in the Conference of National and International levels.
• Since the inception of the Department U.G. (1972) and P.G. (1993) 14 students have appeared in the University Merit list includes 05 University Toppers.
• 20 of our past students have cleared the prestigious NET, SET, GATE examinations.
• 01 Major Research Project funded by U.G.C.
08 Minor Research Project Funded by U.G.C.
03 Minor Research Project Funded by other institution.
• 16 Students Awarded Ph.D. Degree and 20 Students doing their Research Work.
• Lecture method
• Remedial Teaching
Remedial Teaching for slow learners.
• Experiential Learning:
Field Visit, Visit to Research Institute
• Google classroom:
Google classroom is used to give assignments and notes; to upload question papers and additional information to the students.
• Use of ICT tools:
Power point presentations, use of LCD, YouTube links of the study materials.
• Guest Lectures:
To make the student aware about current trends in Physics, department orgnizes lectures of Eminent Personalities for UG and PG students.
Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities
• National/State level conference/workshop/Seminar/Other activities organized by department
National conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Science (3-4 Feb. 2019) Intercollegiate Quiz Competition Organized for P.G. Students 2017-18 Inauguration of Physics Society
• Guest lectures
Requirement of Jobs and Career Opportunities in ISRO Research Incubation and Innovation, a quality benchmark of an academic institution Time Management and Career Counseling Career Opportunities in TIFR Job Opportunities in DRDO Research Opportunities in BARC Preparation of NET-SET examination in Physical Science
• Department of Physics, RTMN University, Nagpur.
• Shri. Shivaji Science College, Nagpur.
• Department of Physics, GVISH, Amravati.
• Department of Physics, Brijlal Biyani Science College, Amravati.