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Department of Physics

,
Government College,
Kottayam, Kerala State
CORDIALLY WELCOMES

Esteemed Members
Of

NAAC PEER TEAM
OUR PRIME MISSION

SERVING THE NATION THROUGH SCIENCE
OUR DEPARTMENT - OUR ABODE OF
LEARNING

LOCATION:- FIRST FLOOR OF THE B BLOCK AND
QUARTER OF THE SECOND FLOOR OF C BLOCK
Mission :-
• To provide the benefits of higher education to the students
belonging to weaker sectors of society
• To foster economic growth, through science education
• To study, preserve, and enrich the socio-cultural tradition
of the region, and
• To explore and utilize innovative ideas dormant in the
learners
Department of Physics
Time Line
• 1981-ESTABLISHED
• 1987- SHIFTED TO THE PRESENT
LOCATION
• 1998-UPGRADED AS PG DEPARTMENT
• 2002-COMPUTER LAB SETUP
• 2003-STARTED RECEIVING PG
ASSISTANCE FROM THE UGC
• 2008 Maintenance division, crystal lab
STATUTORY BODIES THAT
GUIDE US
• DEPARTMENT OF COLLEGIATE
EDUCATION

• COLLEGE COUNCIL

• UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC COUNCIL

• UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF STUDIES
NON-STATUTORY BODIES –
whose advice is always a step forward
• ADMISSION COMMITTEE
• INTERNAL EVALUATION COMMITTEE
• DEPARTMENT COUNCIL
• PURCHASE COMMITTEE
• COLLEGE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
• UGC CELL
• CAREER GUIDANCE CELL
COURSES-Learning Programme

SUBJECT STRENGTH

• MSc. (4 Semesters) (12)
(Electronics Optional)

• BSc. Main (3 Years) (24)

• BSc. Subsidiary (2 Years) (30)
SEAT DISTRIBUTION – UG
SEAT DISTRIBUTION – PG
STUDENT INTAKE
40
35
30
25
BSc.
20
MSc.
15 Total
10
5
0
2005 2006 2007 2008
PREVIOUS RESULTS
100
90
80
70
60
BSc.
50
MSc.
40
UG Avg.
30
20
10
0
2005 2006 2007 2008
Staff Members
FACILITIES – Intellectual support channel

• DEPARTMENT LIBRARY AND
READING ROOM PROVIDED WITH
3800 BOOKS, 13 JOURNALS,
CURRENT CONTENTS OF ABOUT
TEN JOURNALS, MORE THAN
HUNDRED PRE-PRINTS AND
REPRINTS, THIRTEEN
PHOTOCOPIED RARE BOOKS,
EDUCATIONAL CDs AND
DOWNLOADED MATERIAL
LIBRARY – Always a feast for mind

NO OF BOOKS: 3800
CDs -30
NO OF
PERIODICALS: 13
LIBRARY Additions
350
300
250
200 UG Books
150 PG Books
Total
100
50
0
2004 2005 2006 2007
FACILITIES – Intellectual support
channel
• Computer LAB consisting of Ten PCs and
all accessories including Printer, Scanner,
Web Cam etc. Three Machines are
Networked on an experimental basis by PG
students under the Guidance of faculty
members. Printer usage is optimized using
Printer Sharer. Also equipped with 8085
and 8086 Micro Processors.
FACILITIES – Intellectual support
channel
• Separate BSc. And MSc. General Lab
equipped with all necessary apparatus.
• Spectroscopy Lab with four Spectroscopes
and accessories, Manual and digital
recording facility, dark room for processing,
arc unit, absorption spectrum unit
(developed by the department) etc.
FACILITIES – Intellectual support
channel
• Electronics and Instrumentation Lab is
equipped with all modern devices like dual
beam CRO, Signal Generator, AC Milli
Voltmeter, Four Probe apparatus etc. All
necessary circuit elements and sufficient
number of bread Boards are provided.
Facility for circuit analysis using computers
are also provided.
Maintenance
• All maintenance of equipments and
computers are done in the department itself.
Electronic Equipment and Computer
maintenance center started formally
functioning recently takes up repairing and
maintenance of all electronic equipments
including computers and accessories
without any Labor charge.
Crystal Growth Lab
• A closed practically dust free room is
provided for growing crystals. Mainly Gel
Growth technique is taken up. Students
from the college and outside use this facility
for PG level Project work.
Student Minor Research Projects
30

25

20
External
15
Internal
10 Total

5

0
2005 2006 2007 2008
FUNDING – The fiscal scaffolding

PTA
Former
Students

UGC Sources of Funding

State Govt. Staff
CDC Former Contribution
Faculty
SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS –
Windows to Wisdom
State FIP SEMINAR/ WORKSHOP
Mini School in Theoretical physics
Seminar on Computational Physics
Seminar on Advanced Quantum Mechanics
Lecture Series
15 Lectures by eminent scholars were arranged in a planned
and organized manner during last three years
Lectures by faculty, monthly quiz competitions, video
shows, and student seminars were organized.
Orientation programs for school and higher secondary
Teaching-Learning Evaluation – Academic Symbiosis
Teaching-Learning Evaluation – Academic Symbiosis
Timely Processing & Publication of Internal
Evaluation Marks

Term Tests Home
Assignments Internal
(Model)
Assignments

Surprise Test
Internal Project &
Evaluation Seminar
Research, Consultancy & Extension
– Our real assets

Research Areas

UG PG

Software
Electronics General Quantum
Laser Aids
Optics
Crystal Relativity
Computer
Signal
Infrastructure and Learning Resources
Photography Dark Room Computer Lab
Class rooms

Crystal Growth
Laboratories
Audio
visual
Staff Room Department of Physics
Library
HOD’s Room
Reading
Maintenance Room
Center
Preprints
Current CDs Peer Group
Contents
Students Support & Progression

Know Your
Predecessors

Canteen
Leisure Time Activities

PE Room

Reading Room Boys Girls

Periodicals Table
Monthly Carom Chess
& Tennis
Journals News Papers
HEALTHY PRACTICES
• ADMISSION ON THE BASIS OF MERIT WITH DUE
DEFERENCE TO THE PRINCIPLES OF PROTECTIVE
DISCRIMINATION.
• SEMINAR AND PROJECT WORK
• SKILL BOOSTING ACTIVITIES
• PEORIDIC INTERACTION WITH PARENTS (CLASS
PTA)
• FEEDBACK FROM STUDENTS
• TUTORIAL SYSTEM
Future Plans
• To upgrade as a Research Department
• To set up an Instrumentation center
• To start certificate course in E-content
development
• Organize more activities for School
children, Higher Secondary students and
teachers.