Infrastructural Facilities

Research facilities

Facilities exist in the Department for research in Nuclear Physics, High Energy Physics, Photon-Atom Interaction Studies, Solid State/Condensed Matter Physics, Laser Spectroscopy, Astrophysics and Planetary Science (Space Sciences), Radiometric Dating and Theoretical Physics, leading to the Ph.D. degree.

Major facilities available in the Department

  • Cyclotron: Details   Media-1   Media-2
  • High Energy Physics (Data Analysis and Detector fabrication Labs.) for studies connected with Collider Physics at (LHC)CERN, (RHIC)BNL and Fermilab., Neutrino Physics at INO, CBM(FAIR), and Fermilab.
  • Facilities for PAC/PAD studies of Hyperfine Interactions
  • Semi-conductor laboratory, fabrication of thin films,
  • Raman Spectrometer,
  • Several Nuclear Spectrometers incorporating detectors like HPGe, Si(Li), NaI(Tl), BaF2, and LaBr3 associated with modern electronics,
  • Data Analysis labs. for Ultra relativistic heavy Ions experiments done at CERN,
  • High Performance Computational Facility for theoretical studies for modeling physical problems including simulations,
  • Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometers using radioactive exciter sources and X-ray tube for material analysis, and
  • XRD. An 11-inches astronomical Telescope has been installed in the Department as a part of teaching and Public awareness Programs in Astrophysics.
  • High performance computing centre (HPCC)

Teaching laboratories

Teaching laboratories for different classes are well equipped with instruments for performing experiments on nuclear physics, particle physics, solid-state physics, electronics and general physics.


The department has a separate departmental library. It is housed in very spacious rooms having reading room facility, separate research section for the research scholars and the faculty members. The library has a very rich collection of approximately 18000 physics books and journals. The back volumes of important research physics journals are available from 1950 onwards. Presently the department is subscribing to 18 journals and some of the journals are available online. The library is connected to university main library and other departments via university LAN and a PCs are provided to the students for online browsing. The department is also providing reprographic services and serving as nodal center for neighboring universities.

The Department houses Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) office and actively leads in IAPT, Indian Physics Association activities.


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