DURGAPUR GOVERNMENT COLLEGE

(GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL)

(NAAC Accredited College with A Grade)

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Avenue, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India - 713214

Physics

Department of Physics

History

Durgapur Government College was established in 1970. Just three years after the college was established, in 1973, the Department of Physics starts its journey to fulfil the growing demands of the students of surrounding locality to learn physics. For almost a four decade, the Department has distinguished itself as the best place to study Physics in Asansol-Durgapur industrial belt. Over the years, the Department has produced successful outstanding graduates who held the positions of leadership in various professions. The Department hopes that students will develop a keen interest in the subject and contribute to the educational life of the nation. Our mission is to facilitate access to the mainstreams of knowledge for the students to meet the zenith in their respective professional fields and to turn out graduates. Students after passing out generally pursue higher education in different IITs, institutes, Central Universities and State Universities. Students, those who have passed from this department, are doing job in research institutes in India as well as in abroad, Government sectors, Colleges, Schools, Banks, IT industries, private industries etc.

Courses

The department offers following two undergraduate programmes in Physics under the affiliation of Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol

• B.Sc. Honours in Physics

• B.Sc. Program in Physics

The curriculum and syllabus of these programmes is under the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) implemented by the affiliating university.

The department offers generic elective course in Physics for the students of Science Honours programmes.

Faculty
Teachers
Dr. Somnath Bhattacharya
Assistant Professor & Head

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Teachers
Dr. Swapan Kumar Ghosh
Assistant Professor

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Teachers
Hrishikesh Mondal
Assistant Professor

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Teachers
Sudeep Kumar Das
Assistant Professor

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Teachers
Nupur Bhakta
Assistant Professor

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Intake
  • Total Intake for B.Sc. Honours in Physics: 35

     

    Total Intake for B.Sc. Program in Physics: 35
Infrastructure
  • Departmental Library consists of 310 volumes of books covering the different topics of Physics. Well-equipped laboratories are present for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students of honours and general/programme courses. Computational physics classes are carried out in the central computer lab. Four computers with internet connection accessible to departmental faculty, staff and student. LCD Projector is also present in one of the classrooms. The Department has also a newly installed computer laboratory with seating capacity of 10.

Teaching
  • Teachers use both chalk and talk method and computer aided methods of teaching. Lectures are delivered with the aid of LCD projector and overhead projector in addition to chalk and talk method. The department organizes education tour and student seminars to enhance the interest toward subject knowledge and research. Faculty members use online mode of education such as uploading lectures in MOODLE site and delivering lectures through different online platforms.

    MODULES UPLOADED BY FACULTY MEMBERS

    Name of the teacher Name of the module Platform on which module is developed Date of launching e – content
    Sudeep Kumar Das 8 Modules on Digital Systems and Applications (Core Course 10 of Semester 4 Honours) Free Moodle Site (Moodle Cloud) 01/04/2020
    Sudeep Kumar Das 15 Modules on Basic Electronics (Discipline Specific Elective Course 6 of Semester 6 Program) Free Moodle Site (Moodle Cloud) 03/04/2020
    Sudeep Kumar Das 3 topics on Electricity and Magnetism (Generic Elective Course 2 of Semester 2 Honours and Core Course 2 of Semester 2 Program) Free Moodle Site (Moodle Cloud) 03/04/2020
    Nupur Bhakta 3 topics on Electricity and Magnetism (Generic Elective Course 2 of Semester 2 Honours and Core Course 2 of Semester 2 Program) Free Moodle Site (Moodle Cloud) 03/04/2020
    Dr. Somnath Bhattacharya 5 topics on Electricity and Magnetism (Core Course 4 of Semester 2 Honours) Google Class Room, Zoom App, Google Meet 09/04/2020
    Dr. Somnath Bhattacharya 3 topics on Mathematical Physics II (Practical) (Core Course 3 of Semester 2 Honours) Google Class Room, Zoom App, Google Meet 20/04/2020
    Dr. Somnath Bhattacharya 3 topics on Wave and Optics (Core Course 9 of Semester 4 Honours) Google Class Room, Zoom App, Google Meet 15/04/2020
    Dr. Swapan Kr. Ghosh 5 topics on Mathematical Methods of Physics-II (Core Course 3 of Semester 2 Honours) Google Class Room 08/04/2020
    Dr. Swapan Kr. Ghosh 5 topics on Classical Dynamics (Discipline Specific Elective Course 4 of Semester 6 Honours) Google Class Room 05/04/2020
    Hrishikesh Mondal 4 topics (16Hrs. according to KNU Syllabus) on Electricity and Magnetism (Core Course 4 of Semester 2 Honours) Zoom App, Google Meet, Google Class Room 05/04/2020
    Hrishikesh Mondal 3 topics (13 Hrs. according to KNU Syllabus) on Wave and Optics (Core Course 9 of Semester 4 Honours) Google Meet, Google Class Room 03/05/2020
Assessment
  • Online evaluation of assignments submitted by students on the MOODLE site, regular class tests; Student Seminar

    • Class tests, Viva-Voce, Home assignments

    • The department organizes education tour and student seminars to enhance the interest toward subject knowledge and research

    • Online assignments through different platforms

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