M.Sc Physics Syllabus

M.Sc Physics

M.Sc Physics Course Details

Indus University in Gujarat offers students an opportunity to enrol themselves on the postgraduate course of M.Sc Physics, where they get to gain academic and practical knowledge, which gives students a comprehensive understanding of physics. The M.Sc Physics is a 2-year course divided into four semesters. This postgraduate course deals with matter, materials science, Quantum Mechanics, Optics, Laser, Solid-state Physics, High-Energy Physics, Remote Sensing, Electronics etc. M.Sc Physics course details strive to prepare students to work as research analysts, earn decent earnings, and contribute to India's socio-economic development.

After finishing a postgraduate program in physics, there are many career opportunities in academics and Research field, such as Teacher, Technical Writer, Professor/Lecturer, Speaker,  Software Engineer, Scientist (ISRO, PRL etc.), Astronaut, Chartered Physicist, in Defence field, in Material & Electronics industry and many more.

FRC Approval : Fees Rs. 45,000/- Yearly  

M.Sc Physics Course Details

Admission Process

M.Sc Physics admission and eligibility

Programme Outcomes

M.Sc Physics career opportunities

Career Opportunities

Placement opportunities for M.Sc Physics

Placement opportunities

M.Sc Physics labs

Labs Facilities

Admission Process

Students can get online admission based on merit, or they can simply walk in, and after the interaction, they can get approval from Admission Committee.

Eligibility Criteria

The criteria that the students should follow are:-

  • Students should have completed a Bachelor of Science (Physics).

The Objective of the Course

  • To equip the students with fundamental concepts of basic and applied Physics
  • To train them in soft skills and make them ready for recruitment
  • To develop potential of the students & prepare for competitive examination i.e. NET, GATE, JEST, GSET etc.
  • To create awareness of moral responsibilities of the students & to meet the emerging societal needs and thereby contribute in nation building
  • To prepare the students for better performance in academic field and to enable them to capture better career opportunities in future
  • The candidate will be able to promote their findings through Sc. Dissertation and can present to various industry personnel, Research conferences, scientific debate etc.

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Course Outcome

  • Gain a more profound knowledge of Physics and prepares students to cope with real-world mechanics.
  • Development of capability to deal with more challenging problems and equations.
  • The M.Sc Physics courses are all designed to concentrate on various aspects of the already existing field of physics.

The subjects that you will get to study at Indus University in Gujarat are:- 

  • Core subjects i.e. Quantum mechanics/ Classical Mechanics/ Mathematical Physics etc.
  • Atomic/Molecular Physics
  • Electrodynamics
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Electronics
  • Nano Science & Thin film technology
  • Remote Sensing and Oceanography related subjects etc.
  • Computational Physics (MATLAB, Python etc.)
  • Computer programming and Computational Methods (C, C++ etc.)
  • Astro Physics and Cosmology
  • Microprocessor & Radar
  • & many more

Laboratories for Practicals

The Department has well-equipped and spacious laboratories to teach Physics courses. It has excellent infrastructural facilities and laboratories for the students to practice. In a nutshell, the academic ambience of the Department nurtures students to blossom into qualified professionals.

The significant facilities offered by the Department for experiments/Research are:

  • High Computational facilities (which includes a workstation with MATLAB software)
  • Spectrometer for Optics based experiments
  • Hall effect setup
  • Laser wavelength through the diffraction grating
  • Traveling microscope
  • Electromagnetic experimental setup
  • Semiconductor diode experimental set up
  • Ultrasonic Interferometer
  • CRO experimental setup
  • Fiber Optics kit
  • Analog and Digital electronics kits
  • Common base, common source, common gate transistor characteristics setup
  • Operational Amplifier (op-amp) setup
  • M. counter experimental kit
  • Vacuum photocell
  • Fabry Perot Interferrometer
  • Quinke’s method
  • Simple Harmonic Oscillator setup
  • Flywheel set up
  • E/m apparatus by Thomson’s Method
  • Four probe method set up
  • & many more..

Job Prospects in Future

Post Graduates of the M.Sc Physics program can choose from a wide range of careers. Physics students gain practical and theoretical skills to help them in their careers. Post Graduates of M.Sc Physics programs are qualified for jobs in various sectors of Research & Development and academics.

Students who complete this program will add their qualifications, improving their employability. Graduates of this program can work as Probationary Officers, Geophysicists, Scientists/Researchers, Astronaut, and Chartered Physicist. Students who earn M.Sc Physics can work as: 

  • Research Fellow (in reputed Institutes and Universities across the world)
  • Research Scientist
  • Medical Physicists
  • Radiation Physicists
  • Research Associate
  • Online Tutor
  • Physics Training Manager
  • Embedded Software Engineer
  • Astronaut
  • Chartered Physicist
  • Technical Writer
  • Speaker
  • Physics Teacher
  • Software Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Expert
  • Java Developer
  • Content Developer
  • Lecturer/ Professor
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Research Analyst

Placement Cell at Indus

With a comprehensive knowledge of various concepts in Physics, students with M.Sc Physics degrees can find employment in the private and in the Government sector. Jobs are available in research labs, IT fields, the automobile industry and various government-owned Scientific Research and Development Organizations. The teaching profession is also open for these professionals.

Some of the major private companies that have an enormous scope of employment for M.Sc Physics students are:

  • Maruti Udyog
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • TCS
  • Byjus
  • Schoogle
  • Chegg
  • & Many more

While in the Government sector-major recruiting organisations are:

  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  • PRL
  • & Many more
Indus University

Admission Process

Admission Process

Students can get online admission based on merit, or they can simply walk in, and after the interaction, they can get approval from Admission Committee.

Eligibility Criteria

The criteria that the students should follow are:-

  • Students should have completed a Bachelor of Science (Physics).

The Objective of the Course

  • To equip the students with fundamental concepts of basic and applied Physics
  • To train them in soft skills and make them ready for recruitment
  • To develop potential of the students & prepare for competitive examination i.e. NET, GATE, JEST, GSET etc.
  • To create awareness of moral responsibilities of the students & to meet the emerging societal needs and thereby contribute in nation building
  • To prepare the students for better performance in academic field and to enable them to capture better career opportunities in future
  • The candidate will be able to promote their findings through Sc. Dissertation and can present to various industry personnel, Research conferences, scientific debate etc.
Indus University

Programme Outcomes

Course Outcome

  • Gain a more profound knowledge of Physics and prepares students to cope with real-world mechanics.
  • Development of capability to deal with more challenging problems and equations.
  • The M.Sc Physics courses are all designed to concentrate on various aspects of the already existing field of physics.

The subjects that you will get to study at Indus University in Gujarat are:- 

  • Core subjects i.e. Quantum mechanics/ Classical Mechanics/ Mathematical Physics etc.
  • Atomic/Molecular Physics
  • Electrodynamics
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Electronics
  • Nano Science & Thin film technology
  • Remote Sensing and Oceanography related subjects etc.
  • Computational Physics (MATLAB, Python etc.)
  • Computer programming and Computational Methods (C, C++ etc.)
  • Astro Physics and Cosmology
  • Microprocessor & Radar
  • & many more
Indus University

Career Opportunities

Job Prospects in Future

Post Graduates of the M.Sc Physics program can choose from a wide range of careers. Physics students gain practical and theoretical skills to help them in their careers. Post Graduates of M.Sc Physics programs are qualified for jobs in various sectors of Research & Development and academics.

Students who complete this program will add their qualifications, improving their employability. Graduates of this program can work as Probationary Officers, Geophysicists, Scientists/Researchers, Astronaut, and Chartered Physicist. Students who earn M.Sc Physics can work as: 

  • Research Fellow (in reputed Institutes and Universities across the world)
  • Research Scientist
  • Medical Physicists
  • Radiation Physicists
  • Research Associate
  • Online Tutor
  • Physics Training Manager
  • Embedded Software Engineer
  • Astronaut
  • Chartered Physicist
  • Technical Writer
  • Speaker
  • Physics Teacher
  • Software Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Expert
  • Java Developer
  • Content Developer
  • Lecturer/ Professor
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Research Analyst
Indus University

Placement opportunities

Placement Cell at Indus

With a comprehensive knowledge of various concepts in Physics, students with M.Sc Physics degrees can find employment in the private and in the Government sector. Jobs are available in research labs, IT fields, the automobile industry and various government-owned Scientific Research and Development Organizations. The teaching profession is also open for these professionals.

Some of the major private companies that have an enormous scope of employment for M.Sc Physics students are:

  • Maruti Udyog
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • TCS
  • Byjus
  • Schoogle
  • Chegg
  • & Many more

While in the Government sector-major recruiting organisations are:

  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  • PRL
  • & Many more
Indus University

Labs Facilities

Laboratories for Practicals

The Department has well-equipped and spacious laboratories to teach Physics courses. It has excellent infrastructural facilities and laboratories for the students to practice. In a nutshell, the academic ambience of the Department nurtures students to blossom into qualified professionals.

The significant facilities offered by the Department for experiments/Research are:

  • High Computational facilities (which includes a workstation with MATLAB software)
  • Spectrometer for Optics based experiments
  • Hall effect setup
  • Laser wavelength through the diffraction grating
  • Traveling microscope
  • Electromagnetic experimental setup
  • Semiconductor diode experimental set up
  • Ultrasonic Interferometer
  • CRO experimental setup
  • Fiber Optics kit
  • Analog and Digital electronics kits
  • Common base, common source, common gate transistor characteristics setup
  • Operational Amplifier (op-amp) setup
  • M. counter experimental kit
  • Vacuum photocell
  • Fabry Perot Interferrometer
  • Quinke’s method
  • Simple Harmonic Oscillator setup
  • Flywheel set up
  • E/m apparatus by Thomson’s Method
  • Four probe method set up
  • & many more..

FAQs

What is the placement opportunity after M.Sc Physics?

Students can get placement offers to work in private or government sectors. Job profiles include Research Analyst, Medical Physicist, Assistant Professor, Laboratory Technician, and others.

What is the salary range for an M.Sc Physics graduate?

The average salary of an M.Sc physics graduate is starting with INR 5 Lakhs to INR 7 Lakhs per annum.

How many types of branches are there in M.Sc Physics?

There are a variety of branches in M.Sc Physics, like Nuclear and Particle Physics, Thermodynamics, Astrophysics & Cosmology, Advanced Physics, Molecular Physics, Quantum Mechanics, and many more.

What are the eligibility criteria for the M.Sc Physics?

The student should have acquired a degree in Bachelor of Science (Physics).

Department Activities

Industrial Visit

To enhance holistic education and to develop creative, cognitive and analytical skills among students, the Department of Life Science and Department of Languages (English), had organized a visit to Mundra for various projects of the Adani Group on February 11-12 ,2024. Project Udaan is one of the programmes of Adani Group, which included visits to Adani Solar Power, Adani Wilmar and Adani Port, Adani windmill, and Adani Thermal Plant. The visit to all different locations was guided by professionals and it was thoroughly learning and knowledge gaining experience. Students interacted with industry experts and learnt about the broader aspects of all industries and its contribution to the society and Nation.

Workshop on Soft Skills: Mastering the Art of a Successful Interview Powered by AI Tools

The Department of Chemistry, Indus Institute of Sciences, Humanities, and Liberal Studies (IISHLS) organized a three-day “Workshop on Soft Skills: Mastering the Art of a Successful Interview Powered by AI Tools” in collaboration with KnowHow Academy, Ahmedabad. The workshop took place from January 23 to 25, 2024. Experts Mr. Juned Coach and Mr. Bhagyesh Ranpara from KnowHow Academy, Ahmedabad, graced the event with their presence. The workshop garnered participation from over 76 undergraduate, postgraduate, and research scholars at the institute.

Industrial Visit

The Department of Physics has organized an academic visit to the Institute of Plasma Research (IPR) on January 18, 2024. During the visit, students were allowed to observe the exhibition of plasma-based experiments, the robotic lab, the cryogenics lab, the science park, and SST1 Tokamak. The academic visit provided an excellent opportunity for the faculty member to network with potential scientists at the IPR, which could lead to future collaborations.