Since the inception of the Institute in 1960, the Department of Physics has been extremely active and has, over the years, established itself as one of the premier Science departments at an international level.It has discharged the twin functions of world-class teaching and frontline research with exceptional credit.



Over the years, the Physics Faculty has combined scholarly erudition and meticulous pedagogy with dynamic research skills and a well respected research programme, making it a role model for other Physics Departments throughout the country. Not surprisingly, this Department has acquired an international reputation as the nursery of the best Indian scientific minds, active in areas as diverse as superstring theory and the science of materials, as well as emerging areas like biophysics and biotechnology.


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