The Department was established in 2001 and offers two year M.Sc. programmes in Electronics Science and Physics. In Electronics Science, embedded systems and networking are offered as electives to suit the latest needs of industry. In Physics programme, new specializations in nuclear techniques, nanophysics, space physics and solid state physics are introduced. The Nuclear Techniques specialization is being offered in technical collaboration with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). In addition to the above, the Department also offers research programmes leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees.
The faculty members are active in research and published 60 research papers during the last five year in reputed journals with an average impact factor of 1.02. In addition, three research projects were completed funded by UGC. The department has collaboration with BARC and involved in research projects funded by it. At present, three research projects in the inter disciplinary areas are in progress. The department regularly conducts national/international seminars in emerging areas of nuclear science and electronics.
The placement record of the department has been impressive around 70 per cent and major recruiters are Panacea Medical Technologies, Efftronics, BARC, etc.