The Department of Physics has been offering the Under Graduate programme B.Sc. Physics and the Post Graduate Programmes M.Sc. Physics since 1981 and 1999 respectively. It also offers complementary courses to B.Sc. Mathematics and B. Sc. Chemistry. Other notable courses are:
One of the strong assets of the department is itscentre for Material Science and Atmospheric Studies funded by FIST-DST. The department faculty have been at the forefront of research enterprises and have undertaken and successfully completed projects from KSCSTE, UGC and DST. The department has also produced University rank holders.
Currently the department has a faculty strength of nine, including six PhD holders. There are two recognized research guides in the department. Mr. James George is the current Head of Department.