ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Netaji Mahavidyalaya started its functioning in the year 1948. The department of Physics is one of the oldest departments of this college which started its journey right from the year 1948. The Honours course in Physics was started in the year 1999. Total number of sanctioned teaching posts of the department is six including one for Electronics Science. At present, there are three full-time teachers: Dr. Binay Malakar, Mr. Chayan Kanchan Karmakar and Dr. Somenath Jalal, two state aided college teachers (SACT) in Physics: Mr. Bhaskar Pandit and Ms. Karabi Majhi and one teacher in Electronics Science: Mrs. Moumita Kumar (Roy). Before the present faculty of the department, Prof. Ganesh Chandra Hatui, Demonstrator Mr. Chittaranjan Pan, Prof. Sristidhar Samanta, Demonstrator Mr. Bhaskar Chandra Nayek, Prof. Ananda Mohon Mondal and Prof. (Dr.) Abani Mohon Rudra, Mr. Anupam Das, Mr. Subhankar Ghosh, Mr. Suman Kumar Kundu and Ms. Anamika Patra served in this department with whole hearted devotion and sincerity.
Apart from conducting usual teaching-learning activities in Physics (Hons and general courses) the department carries out other activities which include excursions to academic institutes of higher learning by the students, organizing quiz and seminars by the students and bringing out wall magazine every year. The department has a good laboratory and a departmental library which are used by the students of the department. The department organized a UGC sponsored National level seminar on “History of Physics” in 2012, one day Seminar “Solar Spicules” in 2019, International Webinar Seminar on “COVID 19” in 2020.
- In the last academic year (2013-2014), Dola Chakraborty, a student of our department stood first in the B.Sc. Hons. examination in Physics.
- In 2012, the department organized a UGC sponsored National level seminar on “History of Physics” in collaboration with the University of Calcutta.
- Many students of this department are working as teachers. Some students also qualified in NET and are now pursuing their Ph.D. work.
- One unique feature of this department is that the department has a refracting telescope which helps the students to watch sky.