About the Department

Department of physics was established as an undergraduate department with pass course in session 1960-61 and honours course in session 1971-72. It is upgraded to PG department with the introduction of PG Physics course in session 2015-16. The department is considered as a leading centre of teaching and research in physics. Many scholars passed from the department have excelled in their respective careers. Now, the department is running with 07 number of teaching staffs and 02 number of non-teaching staffs. The state model syllabus based in CBCS was introduced in 2019-20 session. Teachers continuously motivate the students to appear in various national level exams and pursue higher studies in physics. Students of the department have scored highest marks and received best graduate award several times.

Programme Offered Strength
BSc in Physics 60
MSc in Physics 16

Name  :   Dr. Basanta Kumar Sahoo

Designation  :   Assistant Professor in Physics (Stage – III) (Head of the Department)

Qualification  :   M.Sc, Ph.D

Area of Intrest   :    Condensed Matter Physics

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Name  :   Dr. Ranjan Kumar Bhuyan

Designation  :   Jr. Lecturer in Physics

Qualification  :   MSc, MPhil, PhD

Area of Intrest   :    Electronics

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Name  :   Dr. Bijayinee Mohapatra

Designation  :   Jr. Lecturer in Physics

Qualification  :   MSc, MPhil, PhD

Area of Intrest   :    Electronics

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Name  :   Mr. Santosh Kumar Barik

Designation  :   Guest Faculty

Qualification  :   MSc., MA Rural Development, PhD (Continuing), GATE

Area of Intrest   :    Astrophysics

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Name  :   Mrs. Swagatika Sahu

Designation  :   Guest Faculty

Qualification  :   MSc, B.Ed

Area of Intrest   :    Condensed Matter Physics

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Name  :   Mrs. Pragyanshree A Pradhan

Designation  :   Guest Faculty

Qualification  :   MSc, NET

Area of Intrest   :    X-Ray Spectroscopy

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Name  :   Mr. Chiranjibi Sahu

Designation  :   Guest Faculty

Qualification  :   MSc, M.Phil., PhD (Continuing)

Area of Intrest   :    Particle Physics

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Mr. Rakesh Swain

Laboratory Assistant-cum-Store Keeper

MSc, MPhil, BEd



Mr. Saroj Kumar Das

Laboratory Attendant



Mr. Khirod Sagar Deep



PG department of physics, Govt Autonomous College, Angul is rendering knowledge to UG and PG students perpetually. Theory and lab experiments along with computational facilities are introduced in the course curriculum. Besides teaching, departmental seminars, publication of wall magazine, yearly seminar bulletin, study tours, student seminars has been conducted by the department throughout the year. Seminar/invited talks by resource persons from various reputed institutes have been organized frequently. All the faculty members are actively engaged in the research work and publishing articles in different international journals. Students are encouraged to join internship and summer school programs offered by various research institutes. Department always try to boost the morale of the students to pursue higher studies in physics.