Department of Physics

About the Department

The Department of Physics was established in the year 1995. There are 10 faculty members in the Department. The Department is a recognized research department since 2005. The Department offers B.Sc and M.Sc Physics programmes with a total intake of 60 and 40 students respectively.

The course provides a strong foundation in the principles of Physics with specialization in Electronics. The elective courses offered are Elements of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Physics of Non-conventional Energy Resources, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Experimental Techniques, Biomedical Instrumentation and Radiation Physics. In the year 2005, the Department has been upgraded as a research Department with the introduction of M.Phil and Ph.D programmes. The Areas of research offered are Thin film technology, Nanotechnology and Crystal growth.

  • Vision

    To become a centre of excellence in Physics by providing learning through experiments, workshops, seminars to students and scholars and encourage them to engage in basic and applied research.

  • Mission

    To impart quality and science based education to rural women and empower them to become good scientists and committed individuals to the task of building a strong nation.

Courses offered

  • M.Phil.,
  • Ph.D.,

Faculty Details


  • Dr.V.Radhika was partially funded by TNSCST a sum of Rs. 15,000/- to organize a National Conference on Advancement and Innovations in Nano materials and Material Science for Environmental Applications on Sep 2019
  • Dr. V. Vasanthi, Assistant Professor, Dept of Physics, P.K.R. Arts College for Women was selected as a Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF) in the Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Thiruchirapalli on 15th Nov 2019.
  • Dr. V. Radhika, Head, Dept of Physics, P.K.R. Arts college for Women acted as an Invited Speaker in the International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy , Engineering, Biological and Medical Applications-ICAN-2019 organized by the Department of Science and Humanities on 12th & 13th Dec 2019 at Chettinadu college of Engineering & Technology, Karur.
  • Ms. U. Sulthana Dhansira Begum, Assistant Professor, Dept of Physics, P.K.R. Arts College for Women was appointed as a PG Assistant through PG-TRB at GHSS, Arni, Thiruvannamalai District on 10th Feb 2020.
  • Mrs. C. Arul Jothi, Assistant Professor, Dept of Physics, P.K.R. Arts college for Women has got the BEST oral presentation award from Vellalar College for women, on presenting her work in a National Seminar on Prospects in Material Science on 28.02.2020.
  • 3 students of II M.Sc Physics have completed their short term internship programme at Chettinad College, Karur under Dr. Sahaya Dennish Babu.
  • The department of physics organizes weekly departmental activities in order to motivate the students to develop a thirst towards Science. PHYSICS ELITE ASSOCIATION FOE REFINED LEARNERS (PEARL) is formed.
  • The students of Physics department have added laurels to the department by securing gold medals and University Ranks.
  • Obtained Minor Research Project in Chemistry for about Rs.96,000 in the year 2014-2015
  • Obtained Minor Research Project in Physics for about Rs.80,000 in the year 2015-2016
  • Students are given depth knowledge in subject by arranging several Seminars, Conferences. Resource persons from various Colleges/Universities visit our department to give their talks.
  • One of our staff members got her Doctorate degree in the year 2016, December.
Department of Physics
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