Year of Establishment : 1916
History of the department : The first appointed teachers were D.M. Bose as the Rashbehary Ghose Professor and C.V. Raman as the Taraknath Palit Professor. These appointments were made in 1914. Bose went to Germany and came back to join the Department in 1919. Raman joined in 1917, preceded by two other teachers in 1916, when the M.Sc. classes started.
Past teachers of the department : Debendramohan Bose || Jogeshchandra Mukherjee || Phanindranath Ghosh || Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman || Satyendranath Bose || Meghnad Saha || Sisirkumar Mitra || Susilkumar Acharyya || Bidhubhushan Ray || Brajendranath Chakrabarti || Durgadas Banerjee || Hrishikes Rakshit || Jatindranath Bhar || Pareshchandra Bhattacharya || Shyamadas Chatterjee || Niraj Nath Dasgupta || Arun Kumar Dutta || Samarendranath Ghoshal || Prabahan Kamal Kabir || Basantidulal Nag Chaudhuri || Sudhansu Datta Majumdar || Kamalaksha Dasgupta || Sibabrata Bhattacharya || Subodhnath Bagchi || Satishranjan Khastagir || Aparesh Chatterjee || Purnangshu Kumar Roy || Jyotirmoy Das || Dwijendralal Bhattacharya || Nityaranjan Pan || Ashim Kumar Ganguly || Santosh Kumar Sarkar || Chanchal Kumar Majumder || Mihir Kumar Roy || Utpal Chaudhuri || Binayak Ghosh || Arun Kumar Das || Pradip Narayan Ghosh || Kartick Chandra Das || Ramendra Kumar Poddar || Buddhadeb Bagchi || Manoranjan Saha || Dilip Sen || Dilip Banerjee || Asit Baran Sanyal || Ramendra Kumar Kar || Priyabrata Roychowdhury || Asok Ranjan Thakur || Prasanta Kumar Bhattacharyya || Tapan Kumar Das
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Special award/ recognition from UGC or related statutory body :
- DSA, DRS Phase I and II (running), DST-FIST, COSIST
M.Sc. : Intake 70, B.Sc. with Physics Honours needed
Ph.D. : Intake varies. M.Sc. in Physics needed.
India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO)
Compressed Baryonic Matter (CBM) experiment at FAIR
Thrust areas in teaching and research of the Department :
Theoretical High Energy and Nuclear Physics
Condensed Matter Physics, Materials Physics and Electronics
Campus : Rashbehary Siksha Prangan (Rajabazar Science College Campus
Address for communication : 92 A.P.C. Road, Kolkata 700009, India
Webpage for details : http://physics-caluniv.in