Physics Department

Gurucharan College

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Event organized:

  • The occasion of the release of the Departmental magazine `ANWESHAN' is being celebrated every year by holding seminar, organizing science exhibition, invited talk etc
  • `National Symposium on Contemporary Trends of Research in Physical Sciences, February 11 & 12, 2011',February 11 & 12, 2011 (Sponsored by UGC, CSIR, and DST)
  • Conducting `Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)' Exam of Silchar Centre since 2003
  • `Celebration of the International Year of Physics', October 4 & 5, 2005
  • `Fourth Conference of Physics Academy of North-East (PANE)', November 5 & 6, 2004 (Sponsored by UGC, CSIR, DST and ONGC)
  • `Introductory School on Astronomy & Astrophysics', January 12-16, 1999, (Sponsored by Inter-University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune)
  • `Discovery of Electron - Centennial Colloquium', December 13 & 14, 1997 (Sponsored by UGC and ASTEC)

Facilities:

  • The Department possesses `11" Celestron Telescope (Schmidt-Cassegrain type)' capable of photographing several celestial objects. Other apparatus includes Cathode Ray Oscilloscope, High precision Digital Balance, Functional Generator, Educational Electronics Trainer for Lab etc
  • The `Physics Computer Lab' provides high speed computation and Internet facility to students with Workstation, Server and several networked PC
  • MOODLE based education for B Sc (Phys Hons) students
  • In addition to B C Gupta Central Library, the department runs a `Physics Department Library' with modest number of text and reference books
  • The e-Journal facility provided by INFLIBNET is available in the  department through the college LAN

Scholarships:
  • Instituted from session 2013-14, `Pandit Sudhir Chandra Bhattacharjee Memorial Award' is awarded to the student of the college who secures the maximum mark/grade in the university B Sc (Phys Hons) Exam
  • Instituted in 1984, every year `D K Gupta Memorial Award' is awarded to the student of the college who secures the highest position in the university B Sc (Phys Hons) exam
  •  `A K Chanda Memorial Award' is being conferred on the undergraduate students (Total Three) of Arts, Commerce and Science stream who secured best position in the final university exam

Useful links for students:

1. CERN
2. NASA
3. Physicsweb
4. Math pages
5. MIT Open Courseware (Physics)
6. McDonald’s Princeton Phys Course
7. G `t Hooft’s webpage
8. Useful eBooks
9. TWAN Amateur Astronomy
10. Particle Adventure
11. Free video lectures (Physics)
12. More Physics Sites
13. Issan Uday Fellowship for UG students
14. Inspire-Fellowship
15. JAM 2016(JEST)
16. UGC NET
17. The United States-India Educational Foundation
18. Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)