PG Programme: M.Sc. Physics
Duration of the Programme: 2yr
Academic Year 2022-23
- B.Sc. degree from any recognized university with Physics / Applied Sciences with an 60% of marks (Inclusive of all subjects)
About the Programme
The M.Sc. Physics programme aims to develop an application and technology oriented learning, along with an in-depth training of the core classical areas of Physics. The programme is designed with a combination of theoretical, experimental, and project-based learning components of Physics to enhance the passion for the subject, a deep understanding on various interdisciplinary areas, and a desire to contribute for the development of new technologies. Under this programme, students get an opportunity to get introduced to cutting edge modern day technologies and gain experience via active hands-on learning.
The programme is of two years duration and is split into four semesters. Students have the opportunity to get engaged in interim and final semester projects, and work in the many interdisciplinary areas of research active in the University. You may please contact our faculty members for further details regarding the curriculum.
Graduates in M.Sc. Physics will have promising prospects both in academia and industry. Career profiles for degree holders range from research scientist in various organizations, science advisor in academia, instrumentation, materials and manufacturing sectors in the industry. Further openings, depending on the graduate’s specialization; lie in various novel areas such as energy sectors, defence sector, medical physics, aerospace and many more. Interested graduates could also proceed for doctoral programmes at premier institutes in India, or at various institutions across the globe.
- Q. What is the eligibility criteria for the programme?
Answer: Students with a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 60 % marks in Physics as major subject.
- Q. When is the start date for the programme?
Answer: Fall semester (starting July/August) 2022
- Q. What is the duration of the programme?
Answer: 2 years (4 semesters)
- Q. Is there any research project opportunity available during the programme?
Answer: The M.Sc. Physics programme includes a final semester project work within the department. Also, there is an interim Science, Engineering and Technology project that students could engage in.
- Q. Is there any specialization offered?
Answer: There are specializations offered in various subjects, having relevance in frontline industry and research.
- Q. What are the career opportunities in after obtaining the degree?
Answer: There are multiple career opportunities upon completion of degree. They are categorized below:
1. Research positions
Degree holders could get into Ph.D. programmes at national and international institutes or Universities.
Research scientist positions are also available for M.Sc. Physics graduates in premier organizations such as BARC, ISRO and DRDO, and other organizations in the Research & Development sectors.
2. Teaching positions
Degree holders are eligible to be appointed as lecturers in colleges all across India.
3. In industry
Degree holders could get into electronics, instrumentation, materials and manufacturing industry depending on their specialization. They could also join in as scientific assistants in forensic laboratories, and scientific advisors in various organizations.