Program Details

Ph.D. in Physics

This program is especially designed for those students who want to pursue their career in the research in the challenging areas of core and interdisciplinary fields. The broad areas for research specialization include:

- Nanoscience and nanotechnology
- Soft matter science and nanocolloids
- Electroceramics and multiferroics
- Materials science
- Quantum Optics & Quantum information theory
- Computational Physics

This program prepares the students for careers in academic, industrial and government organizations.


  • A total of 17 credits for course work are required to fulfill the PhD requirement.
  • A minimum CGPA of 6.5 is mandatory for the research registration.
  • The list of courses is as follows;

Outcomes of the Program

Program Outcomes: Ph.D. Physics


Problem Analysis: Articulate and formulate a scientific problem and hold discussions on its feasibility, confidently and constructively, with experts in the domain.


Individual and team work: Acquire the ability to conduct independent research and to work collaboratively with other researchers and work autonomously in an effective manner, setting and meeting deadlines.


Self-directed and lifelong learning: Identify, describe and reflect constructively on their research experience in making decisions about their future and also to engage in lifelong learning by adapting to scientific changes.


The researcher and society: To apply contextual knowledge to assess societal health, safety, legal and cultural issues and to produce and publish new knowledge in the field of specialization for the betterment of mankind.


Apply inter-disciplinary concepts and computational skills: Contribute to the development of new knowledge, new theories & new methods of inter-disciplinary relevance and interpretation of them to bring a conclusion that can be disseminated to the scientific community.


Communication: Ability to communicate concepts and results to other experts in the field and people outside the field.


Skills for career: Developing skills to provide enrolled students specialization in theoretical and experimental techniques required for career in academia, industry and research & development.


Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities and norms in the society.

Program Specific Outcomes: Ph.D. Physics


Proficiency in applying physics to understand a phenomenon: To achieve a broad understanding of physics and to allow for future flexibility in fields such as nano science and technology, soft matter physics and therefore to be at the forefront of knowledge within the field of specialization.


Capable of handling Advanced Instrumentation and Phenomenon: To learn constructively the use of different methods, processes, mathematical skills and characterization techniques in research and scholarly development projects.


Project and report writing skill: To inculcate the project and report writing skills and learn to identify existing body of research relevant to their topic and explain how their project fits.


Lifelong learning and ethics: To identify new relevant ethical issues and carry out research with scholarly integrity and to handle complex academic issues and challenge the established knowledge and practices in the field.


Following the completion of Ph.D. Degree in Physics, the student can pursue careers in academic institutions, corporate and national laboratories, and research institutes.

Program Curriculum (As Per FFCBCS Scheme)