B.Sc (Hons)

Physics

This is a three-year undergraduate course recognised by Calcutta University. Subject combinations on offer include (any two) Mathematics, Electronics, Computer Science, Chemistry . Topics covered in the Honours curriculum include Electrostatics, Wave and Optics, Quantum and Classical Mechanics, Nuclear and Particle Physics, and much more. With the right combination of elective subjects, an undergraduate degree in Physics with us will not only allow you to explore your interests and discover your strengths, but also equip you for a range of career paths including higher education, and Research and Development related job profiles in private and public sectors like space, defence and aeronautical research, and even atomic energy.

Course Structure

Applicable for students enrolled on/after 2018-19.

Choice Based Credit System

Course Code Name of Course Semester Marks
CC-1 Mathematical Physics – I 1 100
CC-2 Mechanics 1 100
GE-1 Mechanics 1 100
AECC-1 Communicative English / MIL 1 100
CC-3 Electricity and Magnetism 2 100
CC-4 Waves and Optics 2 100
GE-2 Electricity Magnetism 2 100
AECC-2 ENVS 2 100
CC-5 Mathematical Physics – II 3 100
CC-6 Thermal Physics 3 100
GE-3 Thermal Physics 3 100
CC-7 Digital Systems and Applications 3 100
SEC-A Basics of Programming and Scientic Word Processing or Electrical Circuits and Network Skills 3 100
CC-8 Mathematical Physics – III 4 100
CC-9 Elements of Modern Physics 4 100
CC-10 Analog Systems and Applications 4 100
SEC-B Computer Algebra System and Figure Drawing Skill or Renewable Energy and Energy Harvesting 4 100
GE-4 Waves and Optics 4 100
CC-11 Quantum Mechanics and Applications 5 100
CC-12 Electro-magnetic Theory 5 100
DSE-A-1 Advanced Mathematical Methods – I or Communication Electronics 5 100
DSE-B-1 Advanced Mathematical Methods – II or Nuclear and Particle Physics 5 100
CC-13 Electro-magnetic Theory 6 100
CC-14 Statistical Mechanics 6 100
DSE-A-2 Astronomy and Astrophysics or Advanced Dynamics 6 100
DSE-B-2 General Relativity or Nano Materials and Applications 6 100

Applicable for students enrolled on/before 2017-18.

First Year

Paper I (100 Marks)
Unit-01: 50 Marks- Mathematical Methods I & Mathematical Methods II
Unit-02: 50 Marks- Waves and Optics I & Electronics I

Paper IIA (50 Marks)
Unit-03: 50 Marks- Classical Mech.I & Thermal Physics I

Paper IIB (50 Marks)
Unit-04: 50 Marks- Laboratory

Second Year

Paper III (100 Marks)
Unit-05: 50 Marks- Electronics II & Electricity and Magnetism
Unit-06: 50 Marks- Electrostatics & Waves and Optics II

Paper IVA (50 Marks)
Unit-07: 50 Marks- Quantum Mech.I & Thermal Physics II

Paper IVB (50 Marks)
Unit-08: 50 Marks- Laboratory

Third Year

Paper V (100 Marks)
Unit-09: 50 Marks- Classical Mechanics II & Special Theory of Relativity
Unit-10: 50 Marks- Quantum Mech.II & Atomic Physics

Paper VI (100 Marks)
Unit- 11: 50 Marks- Nuclear and Particle Physics I & Nuclear and Particle Physics II
Unit- 12: 50 Marks- Solid State Physics I & Solid State Physics II

Paper VIIA (50 Marks)
Unit- 13: 50 Marks- Statistical Mechanics & Electromagnetic Theory

Paper VIIB (50 Marks)
Unit- 14: 50 Marks- Laboratory

Paper VIIIA (50 Marks)
Unit- 15: 50 Marks- Laboratory

Paper VIIIB (50 Marks)
Unit- 16: 50 Marks- Computer laboratory

PO / CO / PSO

Course Eligibility

A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained at the previous qualifying examination a minimum of:

50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the Honours or related subject
Or, 55% marks in the Honours or related subject
&, Must have PASS marks in Mathematics and Chemistry.

Please Note: Candidate passed in Business Mathematics is not eligible for Admission.

Course Duration

3 Years

Course Hours

10:15 am to 4:30 pm (Day Session, Co-Ed)

Course Fees 2018-19

Rs.42,850 (First Year)
Rs.37,750 (Second Year)
Rs.37,650 (Third Year)