M.Sc. in Applied Physics

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Course Offered Duration (in Years) Eligibility
M. Sc. In Applied Physics 2

Candidates with B.Sc (H) degree or equivalent in Science (Physics/Nanoscience) with a minimum of 55% marks and clear TNU admission test/Personal Interview

A Personal Interview will be conducted by the Competent Authority of the University

Disclaimer: TNU reserves the right for relaxation in admission criteria for the most deserving candidates.

M.Sc. in Applied Physics is an interdisciplinary area of study drawing on talents from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Computer Science. The course will cover all-important parts of Materials, which students and practicing engineers should know. The course shall address both theoretical and practical aspects of Applied Physics with a specialized branch of advanced Nanotechnology, Quantum Computing, Medical Radiology, Condensed Matter. The platform includes mainly device Physics, Material Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biological Engineering, Interface and Colloid Science, Applied Physics, Nutritional Science, Pharmaceutical Science and many others. Internships programs at various IITs and NITs, IT and Banking Sectors is part of the curriculum. Faculty members are experienced in both Academic and Industry. Industrial experts visit the campus, to train students in research and industrial opportunities.

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Expert Committee

Laboratories

  • Functional Labs:

    • Physics General Lab
    • Material Science Research Lab
    • Computational Lab
    • Energy Science Lab
    • Advanced electronics Lab
  • Proposed Labs:

    • Physics Advanced Lab
    • Solid State Physics Lab
    • Medical Radiology Lab
    • Project/Research Lab

Career Prospects

M.Sc. in Applied Physics is a degree that can open up many career doors for students interested in a wide range of applications. Many companies and organizations in today’s life are looking for specialized and expert Physicists to get a better outcome in the specified field of innovation. Post Graduates in M.Sc. in Applied Physics can join as Trainee Scientist or as Scientific Officer at

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), National Atmospheric Research Laboratory of Department of Space (NARLDS), Atomic Research Centre (ARC) and in various equivalent research Institutes. They may pursue higher studies in M.Phil./ Ph.D. program in India and abroad as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) through The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), The National Eligibility Test (NET), Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST), Research Entrance Test (RET) etc., which will help to get more knowledge, experience, and higher job roles. Ph.D Job opportunities in the research and development domain of Information Technology sector, Pharmaceutical Companies, Government Hospitals, Medical Research Labs, Environment Protection Companies, Defence Services is ample. Postgraduates may also join as College Lecturer or Professor through College Service Commission or Assistant Teacher through School Service Commission.

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INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP

Proposed collaboration with IACS, J.U., SINP, CGCRI, NISER, UGC DAE, IIT KGP, Guru Ghasidas University, Vidyasagar University, and other Research Institutions and Universities around Kolkata to avail the facility of the lab.

GOI and INSA/JNCSR Offers Summer Research every year.

ASSOCIATE FACULTY SUPPORT

  • Prof. Biswajit Ghosh, D.Sc., Ph.D. (Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, The Neotia University)
  • Prof. Susanta Mitra, Ph.D. (Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director – School of Science and Technology)
  • Dr. P. Pattanayak, Ph.D. (Asst. Prof. EE and COE, The Neotia University)
  • Mr. Sunanda Chattterjee, M.Sc., M.Tech (Asst. Prof. in Physics, NITMAS)
  • Faculty members from Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Radiology and Medical Inage Processing.
  • Guest Asst./Associate Professors from renowned Academic and Research Institutes.

Course Structure

  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2
  • Semester 3
  • Semester 4

Semester 1

Sl. No.

Paper code

Paper name

Contact hours per week

Contact hours per semester

Credit point

Full marks

L

T

P

Total

Semester exam

 

1

PHY/PG/101

Mathematical Physics

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

2

PHY/PG/102

Classical Mechanics

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

3

PHY/PG/103

Quantum Mechanics

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

4

PHY/PG/104

Electro dynamics 

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

5

PHY/PG/105

Electronic Circuit

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

6

PHY/PG/192

Introduction to Computer Application and Research Methodology

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

7

PHY/PG/191

Lab I

0

0

10

10

150

5

80

 
   

Total load per week (in hours) = 34

Total Credit = 29

Total marks = 400

Semester 2

Sl. No.

Paper code

Paper name

Contact hours per week

Contact hours per semester

Credit point

Full marks

L

T

P

Total

Semester exam

 

1

PHY/PG/201

Statistical Mechanics

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

2

PHY/PG/202

Solid State Physics I

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

3

PHY/PG/203

Nuclear and Particle Physics

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

4

PHY/PG/204

Atomic and Molecular Physics

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

5

PHY/PG/205

Advance Quantum Mechanics

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

6

PHY/PG/291

Lab II

0

0

10

10

150

5

80

 

7

PHY/PG/292

Seminar-I

0

0

0

2

30

2

00

 
   

Total load per week (in hours) = 32

Total Credit = 27

Total marks = 400

Semester 3

Sl. No.

Paper code

Paper name

Contact hours per week

Contact hours per semester

Credit point

Full marks

L

T

P

Total

Semester exam

 

1

PHY/PG/301

Computational Method and Programming

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

2

PHY/PG/302

Solid State Physics II

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

3

PHY/PG/303

Experimental Methods and Data Analysis

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

4

PHY/PG/304

Radiation Physics and its applications

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

5

PHY/PG/S/305

Special Paper I

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

6

PHY/PG/391

Advanced Lab I

0

0

10

10

150

5

80

 

7

PHY/PG/392

Computational Physics Lab

0

0

3

3

30

2

40

 

8

PHY/PG/393

Seminar-II

0

0

0

2

30

2

00

 
   

Total load per week (in hours)= 35

Total Credit = 29

Total marks = 450

Proposed Elective Papers:

Nanotechnology (Materials Science)
Electronics (Integrated Systems)
Renewable Energy
Special Papers Offered (Specialization)

Medical Radiology (Radiation Physics)
Quantum Computing (Advanced Quantum Physics/Data Analytics)
Condensed Matter (Solid State Physics)

Semester 4

Sl. No.

Paper code

Paper name

Contact hours per week

Contact hours per semester

Credit point

Full marks

L

T

P

Total

Semester exam

 

1

PHY/PG/401

Quantum Computation

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

2

PHY/PG/402

VLSI Design and Applications

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

3

PHY/PG/403

Physics of Semiconductor Devices

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

4

PHY/PG/S/404

Special Paper II

3

1

0

4

60

4

40

 

5

PHY/PG/S/491

Special Lab 

0

0

10

10

150

5

80

 

6

PHY/PG/492

Project works (will be started from IIIrd sem.)

0

0

10

10

150

10

00

 

7.

PHY/PG/493

Grand viva

0

0

0

0

00

4

00

 
   

Total load per week (in hours) = 36

Total Credit = 35

Total marks = 500

Proposed Special Papers: (Specialization)

Medical Radiology (Radiation Physics)
Quantum Computing (Advanced Quantum Physics/Data Analytics)
Condensed Matter (Solid State Physics)

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