Department of Physics

Physics@BITS Goa

Department of Physics

The physics department, established in 2004, has fifteen faculty members whose research interest
spans over theoretical and experimental aspects of high energy physics, condensed matter physics,
Nuclear astrophysics,optics and spectroscopy, quantum computation, non-linear dynamics,
nuclear physics and statistical mechanics. The department currently offers 4 year Integrated
M.Sc. program in Physics. Department has an active Ph.D. (full-time and part-time) program and
has currently twelve Ph.D. scholars. We have recently started a minor in Physics
program, that can be taken by students from other disciplines to get a first exposure to the
exciting world of physics. Apart from the core courses geared towards physics undergraduates
and advanced courses for PhD students, the department offers a variety of cross-disciplinary
electives. More details regarding the department and its activities can be explored using the
links above.


  • PhD Admission for semester II 2016-17: Admission to PhD program for the second semester is now open. Admission is based on an Entrance test and interview. Last date for applying is 14th of December, 2016 (5:00 pm). Link: Apply for admission

  • Goa Physics Researchers Meet: The department is organizing a day long meeting of physics researchers in Goa on the 9th of December, 2016. Prof. Mandar Deshmukh (TIFR, Mumbai) will be the chief guest during the meeting.

  • Public lecture by Prof. Philip Diamond: Square Kilometer Array (SKA), Director General, Prof. Philip Diamond visited the campus along with other SKA dignitaries on 10 of November, 2016. Prof. Diamond delivered a public lecture titled: From Dawn of Time to Life in Universe: How SKA will change our perception of the cosmos.

Seminar corner

Weekly Department seminar
Topic : Introduction to Supersymmetry 
Speaker: Akhila Mohan
Date: 26/11/2016 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: L202

Contact us

Dr. Toby Joseph
Head, Department of Physics 
BITS-Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus
NH-17B, Zuarinagar, Goa-403726, INDIA
Tel.  + 91 (832) 2580 145
Fax:+ 91 (832) 2580 148 
Last modified: October 24, 2016.   

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