About the Department

Knowledge needs Creativity and Creativity needs Diligence. Education plays pivot role in the path of individual’s life and moulds the individual’s character by inculcating high ideas and humane values. Only education can help the younger generation to become the responsible citizens of this Country. Upholding these great ideals J.S.S College of Arts Commerce and Science, Ooty road Mysore, has started M.Sc. Physics programme from the academic year 2011-2012 under the aegis of JSS Mahavidyapeetha, with the blessings of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji. The starting of the programme is in tune with the objectives of JSS Mahavidyapeetha of providing an impetus to the study of basic sciences.

The MSc Physics programme consists of four semesters under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) with Continuous Assessment Grading Pattern (CAGP). The course contents include Hardcore, Soft-core, Discipline Specific Elective, Open Elective and Project work. At present the PG Department of Physics has well equipped laboratories with quite a good number of equipments required to run the Postgraduate programme smoothly. Students have easy access to the centralized computer and Internet facility in the college.

Programme: M Sc in Physics

Scheme/Credit matrix: 2 Years / 4 Semesters (CBCS-CAGP Scheme)

Semester HC SC OE Total
I Semester 14 4   18
II Semester 14 4   18
III Semester 13 5 04 22
IV Semester 04 14   18
Total 45 27 04 76

HC: Hard Core;     SC: Soft Core;     OE: Open Elective;     EL: Elective;  


Sl. NO Name Qualification Designation Details
1 Dr. Vijaya Manjunathaguru M.Sc., Ph.D.  Coordinator View Profile
2 Dr. Pushpa  N M.Sc., Ph.D. Asst. Professor View Profile
3 Dr. Padma Prasad K M.Sc., Ph.D. Asst. Professor View Profile
4 Dr. Vinay Kumar L M.Sc, B Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D Asst. Professor View Profile
5 Mr. Sunil Kumar M.Sc; KSET Asst. Professor View Profile
6 Mr. Karthik G M.Sc, B Ed Asst. Professor View Profile

Laboratory Facilities:

General Lab:        

  1. Optics
  2. Electronics
  3. Computer Lab
  4. Condensed Matter Physics Lab
  5. Nuclear and Particle Physics Lab         

Special Lab:          

Solid State Physics lab 1 and 2
Placement: Majority (60%) of the M Sc Physics graduates of the department are working as   
                    faculty in various PG, UG and PU Colleges in the state 
Research Activities:   

  • Faculty members of the Department are publishing research articles in peer reviewed journals and presented papers in workshop/Seminar/Conference 
  • Proposals for financial assistance to carryout research activities in the department have been submitted to various funding agencies            


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