The Department of Physics has been offering the Under Graduate program B.Sc. Physics and the Post Graduate Programmes M.Sc. Physics since 1981 and 1999 respectively. It also offers complimentary courses to B.Sc. Mathematics and B. Sc. Chemistry. Other notable courses are:
One of the strong assets of the department is its center 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 five Ph.D. holders. There are four recognized research guides in the department. Dr. Fergy John is the current Head of Department.