Assessed & Accredited by the NAAC with A Grade [CGPA=3.02]

Department of Physics


Durgapur Government College was established in 1970. Just three years after the college was established, in 1973, the Department of Physics starts its journey to fulfil the growing demands of the students of surrounding locality to learn physics.  For almost a four decade, the Department has distinguished itself as the best place to study Physics in Asansol-Durgapur industrial belt. Over the years, the Department has produced successful outstanding graduates who held the positions of leadership in various professions. The Department hopes that students will develop a keen interest in the subject and contribute to the educational life of the nation. Our mission is to facilitate access to the mainstreams of knowledge for the students to meet the zenith in their respective professional fields and to turn out graduates. Students after passing out generally pursue higher education in different IITs, institutes, Central Universities and State Universities. Students, those who have passed from this department, are doing job in research institutes in India as well as in abroad, Government sectors, Colleges, Schools, Banks, IT industries, private industries etc.

Courses: The Department offers undergraduate honours course, undergraduate program and undergraduate generic course. Curriculum and syllabus of these courses is under CBCS under the affilation of Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol.

Resources:Departmental Library consists of 310 volumes of books covering the different topics of Physics. Well-equipped laboratories are present for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students of honours and general/programme courses. Computational physics classes are carried out in the central computer lab. Four computers with internet connection accessible to departmental faculty, staff and student. LCD Projector is also present in one of the classrooms. 

Other initiatives: The department organizes education tour and student seminars to enhance the interest toward subject knowledge and research.

Some of the events organized by the department:

National Seminar (February 2017) was organized on "Non-Linear Dynamics and Application"

Educational Tour on 14.11.2017 was organized to CSIR Laboartory (CMERI, Kolkata)

One Day seminar on 07.09.2018 was organized to Commemorate the life and scientific contribution of international acclaimed physicist Prof. Stephen Howking.


Faculty members

Name of Faculty Designation View Details

Dr. Somnath Bhattacharya
Assistant Professor and Head

Dr. Swapan Kumar Ghosh
Assistant Professor

Hrishikesh Mondal
Assistant Professor

Sudeep Kumar Das
Assistant Professor

Nupur Bhakta
Assistant Professor