Study Physics@BITS

Study Physics@BITS


If you are currently in school & are interested to learn & pursue physics, BITS offers two routes to you
  • Integrated M.Sc. Physics - You should have completed 10+2 for admission into the programme. Admission is through out entrance exam BITSAT. A capable student can complete the programme in 4 years. No ntermediate BSc degree is awarded.
  • Minor in Physics. You can take admission into the Minor after spending two years at BITS in one of the undergraduate programmes (any science or engineering programme).

If you have already completed a M.Sc. and wish to pursue research you can join for a

  • PhD programme.

Integrated MSc

The MSc programme in Physics offers both depth & range. You will be exposed to wide variety of areas in Physics and at the same time go through the rigors of Physics. For a full list of courses  Click Here.
Physics courses are categorized as core & elective. Core courses are mandatory & cover the foundational aspects of Physics. Elective courses give students a choice to take more advanced courses in certain areas of Physics & also to explore other areas of physics & its applications. The wide range of elective courses allow individual students to satisfy their own interests in Physics.
In addition to Physics courses students are also required to take (a) Humanities electives, (b) Open electives from any discipline of science & engineering. These electives allow the students to broad-base their education. It also gives them a chance to explore their interests & learn things outside their own discipline.

Physics Minor

To qualify to get a Minor certificate in Physics a student has to complete a minimum of 5 courses in Physics. For details Click here .
The courses will give you an opportunity to satisfy your curiosity for Physics even if you are not pursuing a Masters degree.


If you are doing a Masters in Physics & wish to pursue a research & teaching career then you should do a PhD.
Admission into PhD is through a written exam followed by a viva. For further details related to eligibility Click here.
During PhD you will be carrying out original research work. To know more about research areas being pursued in the department Click here.

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