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M.Sc. in Physics

The department of Physics established on the year 2012.

Goals and objectives of the course
Postgraduate course in Physics is a gateway for the students interested in Physics, to enter the field of scientific research, Teaching and Industries as well. Hence, the objective of the course is;
To train the students rigorously through classroom lectures, tutorials and practicals through laboratory modules, for the all round development of the students willing to achieve them.

To train the students to adopt vocational skills, leadership qualities and to forge them into good human beings, apart from the curriculum.

To train the students to adopt innovative methods and to become creative entrepreneurs, so that they become the men and women for others.

Candidates who have passed the three year B.Sc. degree examination of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto with Physics as optional/major/special subject are eligible for the programme provided they have studied Mathematics as major/optional /special/minor/subsidiary subject for at least two years and secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in Physics / Mathematics.

Salient features:

2 Students cleared NET/ SLET.
Eminent scientists invited for guest lectures.
Workshops and National Seminars conducted annually.
Students selected for Summer Research programmes.
Former students joined National reputed Institutions like IIT, IISc, Universities
Students excelled in curricular and co-curricular activities.
Educational tours organised to visit Institutions of National repute.

More than 11,500 sqft built up area, having two laboratories for general and Electronics experiments, separate dark Room for optical experiments.

Two research laboratories for Ph.D.scholars.
One reading room with on line library facility.
Two class rooms of 40-student capacity each equipped with LCD and OHP projectors & screens.
Wi-Fi connectivity
A large collection of latest editions of books in General Physics, Materials Science, Electronics, spectroscopy, Theoretical Physics, Nuclear Physics and the college library.
Al-Solarium, Astronomical observatory with 8 inch reflecting Telescope

Experienced and qualified staff:
Well qualified and experienced staff members with Ph.D. degrees.
Publications are made in International and National journals.
Research Presentations are made in National and International Symposia.

Extra-curricular and Co-Curricular activities:
Physics Students Association- Phoenix
Wall Board Magazine
PG Day -Sangam
Sports day
Intercollegiate competitions
Rural exposure program for a week
English Language training
Soft Skills Training
Student seminars every semester
National Seminar Organised
A workshop on ‘Hands on Training on Solar PV systems
Nuclear Energy for a Better Society” Organized jointly by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
National seminar on ‘X-ray Crystallography’Student Achievements


Mr Manjunatha M (2012-2014Batch)
Mr Anthony Lopes (2013-2015Batch)
Mr. Manjunath, completed for summer research program at Indira Gandhi Centre Atomic Research Kalpakam
Ms Trilochana Shetty completed summer research program at CARRT Mangalore University
Ms Trilochana Shetty attended a two days national level conference on ‘Condensed Matter Physics’, organized jointly by Manipal University and UGC at Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal on 27, 28 December 2013 and presented a research a paper.
Overall champions at competitions conducted by Physics association, Mangalore University
Runner-up in Physica Organized by PG Department of Physics at St Philomena College Puttur.
Physics students won III prize in inter departmental cultural variety competitions ‘Sangama 2014‘
Physics students won II prize in inter departmental cultural variety competitions ‘Sangama 2015‘


Chandra Shekhara Shetty T
Asst. Professor,
M.Sc(Physics).,M.Phil.(Physics), PGDCA, M.Sc(IT), B.Ed.
Experience: UG: 13 years, PG: 2 years
Specialization: Electronics, Nonlinear Optics
email: csshetty@staloysius.edu.in


DR. Prakash P Karat, M.Sc, PhD.Professor,
Experience: PG: 35 years
Specialization: Condensed Matter Physics, Liquid Crystals
email: ppkarat@yahoo.com



Dr. Rita Crasta, M.Sc., Ph.D , Asst. Professor,
Specialization: Nuclear and Radiation Physics
Experience: UG: 6 years, Research: 5 years
email: rita_crasta@yahoo.co.in

Harshith B

Mr. Harshith B , M. Sc,Asst. Professor,
Specialization: Electronics
Experience: I year


Mr. Nilakanthan V. K.M. Sc, Asst. Professor,
Specialization: Theoretical Physics
Experience: 3 years
email: nveluthat@gmail.com


Mr. Nisha. K.M. Sc.Asst. Professor,
Specialization: Condensed Matter Physics
Experience: 1year