School of Pure and Applied Physics


MSc. Physics:  

Total no. of seats: 20

Specializations: Astrophysics, Applied Electronics, Materials Science and Theoretical Physics - 


Eligibility: B. Sc. Degree in Physics with Mathematics as subsidiary with not less than 55 % marks in Part III. (For SC/ST candidates only pass in the
                   qualifying examination is needed)

Admission is based on Qualifying Exam marks (50%), Entrance test (40%) and Interview (10%).

Entrance Test is of two hour duration based on B. Sc. Syllabus with Physics main and Mathematics subsidiary.

 M. Phil Physics

Total no. of seats: 10

Eligibility: M. Sc. Degree in Physics with 55% marks. (For SC/ST candidates only 50% marks is required)

Admission is based on Qualifying Exam marks (50%), Entrance test (40%) and Interview (10%)

M. Sc. and M. Phil Courses follows the Credit and Semester system

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Areas of Research

Research Guides

Plasma Physics, Space Physics, Non-linear time series analyses, Wavelet analysis

Dr. Chandu Venugopal

Laser Spectroscopy, Sol-Gel Optics, Nano Materials, Nonlinear optics

Dr.N V Unnikrishnan

X-ray crystallography, Molecular Modeling, Conformational studies of macromolecules, organic , inorganic , natural products, DNA and RNA, structure of modified nucleic acid


Dr. C Sudarsanakumar

Galactic and stellar cluster dynamics

Dr.K Indulekha

Nanomaterials Syntheses and characterization

Dr.Nandakumar Kalarikkal

Solar Physics, Magnetosphere,  Quantum Computation


Dr S Antony

Crystal Growth & characterization, Nanocrystals , Magnetic materials


Dr Cyriac Joseph

Laser Spectroscopy, Photonics & Nonlinear optics

Dr P R Biju