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Physics

About the Department

The Department of Physics is established with a vision to provide world class Physics education to the undergraduate and postgraduate students, to meet requirements of civilised manpower in physics for teaching, research and other vocations. Currently, the department offers two year M.Sc. & three year B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Physics. The Department of Physics also offers Ph.D. programme in various research areas of experimental and Theoretical Physics. Department has highly competent and dedicated faculty members with diversity of research interests. Our research spans over theoretical and experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Radiation Physics, High Energy Physics and theoretical Nuclear Structure Physics. The faculty of Physics has various national and international research collaborations. In addition to teaching through modern proficiencies, the seminars, workshops and invited lectures are also integral part of the academics.

Programmes

B. Sc. (Honours) Physics

Course B.Sc. (Honours) Physics
Duration 3 years (Semester System)
Seats 30
Fees Rs. 19,000/- per semester
Remarks
  • 10+2 Non-Medical with 60% marks (55% in case of SC/ST and persons with disability category)
  • Merit based plus admissible weightages
    for details see http://auts.ac.in/admission/

M. Sc. (Honours) Physics

Course M. Sc. (Honours) Physics
Duration 2 years (Semester System)
Seats 30
Fees Rs. 25,000/- per semester
Remarks
  • B.Sc. Non-Medical with 60% marks (55% in case of SC/ST and persons with disability category)
  • Merit based plus admissible weightages
    for details see http://auts.ac.in/admission/

Ph. D

Course Ph. D
Duration 3-5 years
Seats Subject to availability
Fees Rs. 30,000/- per semester
Remarks
  • Any candidate who has passed the Master’s examination in Physics with a score of not less than 60% or CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 point scale or equivalent (55% or 5.5 CGPA for SC/ST/BC Category) marks in aggregate, or have appeared in the final year examination of Master’s degree in the subject concerned from Akal University, Talwandi Sabo or from any other University (approved by the appropriate Academic Bodies of A.U.), shall be eligible to appear for the Ph.D entrance test.
  • The students who have qualified CSIR-NET/GATE/JEST or any similar examination/test conducted by a notified authority of the Government of India for the purpose, will be exempted from Ph.D entrance test.

Research

Thrust Areas

• Theoretical Nuclear Physics
• Experimental Nuclear Radiation Physics
• Condensed Matter Physics
• Experimental High-Energy Physics

Govt. Funded Research Projects

Title Funding Agency PI
Nuclear Structure and Decay Data Evaluation in the Mass A=220 Region International Atomic Energy Agency-Vienna-Austria. Sanction order No. RC-17642-R0 Dr. Sukhjeet Singh Dhindsa
Nuclear Structure & Decay Data Evaluation for Nuclear Models and Dosimetric Applications Department of Atomic Energy and Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Govt of India. Sanction order No. 36(6)/14/60/2016-BRNS/36145 Dr. Sukhjeet Singh Dhindsa

Student Research Projects

S.No Student Name and Class Title of Project/Dissertation Supervisor
1. Ms. Ramandeep Kaur
(M.Sc.) Physics
UID: 171607010
To study the radiation reaction effects on charged particle dynamics (2019) Dr. Vikram Sagar
2. Ms. Avneet Kaur
B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics
UID: 151606006
To Study radioactivity of Soil Samples at various distances from Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant Bathinda (2018) Prof. Sarbjit Singh
3. Ms. Avneet Kaur
B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics
UID: 151606005
Measurement of Natural Radioactivity of Soil Samples at Random Fields in Bathinda using NaI(Tl)(2018) Prof. Sarbjit Singh
4. Ms. Ramandeep Kaur
B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics
UID:161607019
Measurement of Natural Radioactivity due to 40K in the Potassium Salts using of Soil Samples at Random Fields in Bathinda using NaI(Tl) detector(2018) Prof. Sarbjit Singh
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