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Department of Physics


The department of Physics in M A College, established in June 1959, presently offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in Physics. During an academic year, it caters to the academic needs of more than 125 students specializing in Physics, around 130 students through complementary (subsidiary) courses and another 25 students through open courses. So far, the department has produced more than 500 M. Sc. graduates and 2 Ph.D.s. Presently there are 9 teaching staff and 6 nonteaching staff in the department. About 88% of teachers are with either Ph.D or MPhil and 75% has secured ranks in University examinations and many are actively involved in research.  Faculty and research scholars have published in excess of 50 research papers in peer reviewed journals during last 5 years. One of the faculty members has obtained  an international patent in 2014. There are 2 research guides under whom 5 scholars are registered and actively pursuing research activities leading to Ph.D. degree. The areas of research being carried out in the department are Gas sensing, Thin films and Material Science. Department also maintains a library with about 100 books. The department has very well equipped UG, PG and research laboratories. The department was identified as a ‘Highly Rated Department’ by UGC under ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ in 2009. DST selected the department for ‘FIST assistance’ along with other science departments of the college in 2011. The department has re- entitled to get UGC P.G. Assistance in the XI – Plan. The department marked its golden jubilee during the academic year 2009 – 2010.


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  • Mar Athanasius College
  • Kothamangalam College P.O.
  • Kothamangalam. Kerala,- 686 666
  • 0485 - 2822512, 0485 - 2822378, 0485 - 2851055, 0485 - 2822326
  • principal@macollege.in
  • mac@macollege.in
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