Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya (Autonomous), Latur

Department of Physics & Electronics


Department of Physics was established in the academic year 1971-72 and introduced Electronics as one of the optional subjects at undergraduate level from the academic year 1980-81. The Department is running B.Sc. with Physics and Electronics as one of the optional subjects. The department started M.Sc. Physics with specialization Photonics in the academic year 2007-08 under UGC’s Innovative Programme Scheme. From 2006-07 the department was recognized as Star Department Under UGC-CPE scheme and DST-FIST sponsored department from the year 2014-15. From the year 2017-18 as a part of CBCS, the value added courses Applied Optics, Radiation Safety, Physics Workshop Skill, Renewable Energy Harvesting Skill in Physics and PCB designing, Domestic Electrical Appliances and their Maintenance, Electrical Circuits and Network Skills, Basic Instrumentation Skill in Electronics are offered. At PG level the department is running Photonics as specialization wherein courses related with Optics, Laser, Fiber Optics, Photonic Devices and Sensors, Thin Film and Nanotechnology, Industrial Photonics Engineering are offered. Also under CBCS the courses like Experimental Techniques and Energy Physics are offered as electives. At M.Sc. final year, a Research Project of 200 marks is offered wherein students are completing research projects in the fields of Thin Films, Material Science, Supercapacitor, Solar Cells, Nuclear Physics, Electronics, Modern Physics, etc.

Under NEP 2020, the department offers Introduction of Indian Astronomy as a part of the Indian Knowledge System. The department was recognized as a research centre in Physics by Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded in 2004-05. The major areas of the research are Thin Film, Graphene, Gas Sensors, Solar Cells, Supercapacitors. At present in the department 02 faculties are working as University recognized research guide under whom 05 scholars working for Ph.D. and 07 Scholars have completed their doctoral degrees. In the department 01 CSIR, 01 UGC Fellow and 01 DST Project fellow have worked. One faculty from the department has been awarded DST-FIST Track Scheme for Young Scientist with a project worth Rs. 24.55 Lakh in the year 2014. The faculties of the department have completed 01 Major Research Project sponsored by UGC, 01 Major Research project sponsored by DST and 05 Minor Research projects sponsored by UGC. The research output has been reflected in 175 papers in highly reputed international journals with maximum impact factor of 7.336 and 40 papers in Proceedings of National/International conferences and seminars. The Scopus h index of faculties is 26 with total citations of 1494 (Scopus) and 1994 (Google Scholar). The Google Scholar i10-index for the faculty is 43. The departmental faculties have received the Best Teacher Award (Urban Area) (2019-20) and Young Teacher Researcher Award (2021-22) from Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded. One faculty has secured the place in the world’s top 2% most cited scientists published by Stanford University in PLOS Biology Journal and received IASc-INSA-NASI Summer Research Fellowship 2023.

The department has successfully organized 15 National/State Level Conferences/Seminars/FDPs. The department has signed an MOU with Sterlite Optical Technologies Aurangabad, Suresh Indu Lasers, Pune, C-Met Pune, and Vidya Pratishthan’s Arts Science College, Baramati. The department also has collaborative research work with Chonnam National University, South Korea, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Solapur University Solapur, Mumbai University, Savitribai Phule Pune University, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon and N. Wadia College, Pune.


Programme Specific Outcomes


B.Sc. Physics Programme Specific Outcomes

On completion of the Program students will be able to

1)Understanding of core knowledge on various papers of Physics. Clear the concepts which help them in understanding physical phenomenon in nature.

2)Demonstrate skills and competencies to conduct scientific experiments related to Physics.

3)Identify their area of interest and further specialize in the Physics.

4)Possess advanced knowledge and skills in job market for various technical industries.

5)Relate their knowledge and skills in carrying out independent work.

6) Analyze situations, search for truth and extract information, formulate and solve problems in a systematic and logical manner.

7)Discuss debate and communicate in a clear and logical way, with graduates in Physics and other fields.

B.Sc. Electronics Programme Specific Outcomes

1)The students attain a sound level in basic Electronics and laid a secure foundation for research and higher studies.

2)The students have developed problem-solving skills, experimental and data analysis skills in Electronics.

3)They learn various concepts which help them in understanding construction and working of electronics equipments.

4)At the end of the course, students develop problem solving skills and learn various concepts which help in developing logical tools and models used to solve various real life problems.

M.Sc. Physics (Photonics) Programme Specific Outcomes

On completion of the Program students will be able to

This two-year master programme provides students with specialized knowledge and professional skills to prepare them for a career in the rapidly-growing field of photonics and optoelectronics. Photonics professionals work across a wide range of industries including research and development, telecommunications, and biomedical diagnostics. Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1) Professionally address complex, multi-disciplinary real-world problems related to photonics and optoelectronic systems.

2) Proficiently apply advanced, integrated technical knowledge in photonics and the underpinning sciences and scientific methods.

3) Identify and critically evaluate current developments and emerging trends within the photonics sector.

4) Identify the potential societal, ethical, and environmental impact of photonics activities.

5) Engage in independent research, critical reflection and lifelong learning to continue to practice at the forefront of the discipline.

6) Apply broad, solid, academic theoretical knowledge within a photonic system to acquire general knowledge within related fields.


Faculty


Photo Name Designation Qualification Resume
Dr. Abhijit Audumber Yadav H.O.D.,IQAC Coordinator,Assistant Professor & Research Guide M.Sc, SET, Ph.D View
Dr. Dayanand Vishwanath Raje Assistant Professor & Research Guide M.Sc., B.Ed, M.Phil., Ph.D. View
Mr. Swapnil Sampatrao Undalkar Assistant Professor M.Sc., GATE View
Mr. Akshay Kishanrao Mungle Assistant Professor M.Sc., SET, GATE View
Mr. Atul Shesherao More Assistant Professor M.Sc., SET View
Mr. Vijay Balaji Zadke Assistant Professor M.Sc., CSIR-NET, SET View
Ms. Rupali Ravindra Katkar Assistant Professor M.Sc., B.Ed View
Dr. Nilesh Limbraj Ingale Assistant Professor Ph.D., SET, M.Phil., M.Sc. Physics View

Curriculum


Degree/Class 2023-24 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
BSc F.Y Physics NEP View View View View View
BSc S.Y Physics View View View View View
BSc T.Y Physics View View View View View
MSc F.Y Physics NEP View View View View View
MSc S.Y Physics View View View View View
BSc F.Y Electronics NEP View View View View View
BSc S.Y Electronics View View View View View
BSc T.Y Electronics View View View View View
Bridge Course MSc Physics View View View

Teaching Plan


Name 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
Dr. Abhijit Audumber Yadav View View View View View
Dr. Dayanand Vishwanath Raje View View View View View
Mr. Swapnil Sampatrao Undalkar View View View View View
Ms. Dhage Ravina Vyankatrao N/A N/A N/A View N/A
Ms. Jadhav Sandhya Anil N/A N/A N/A View View
Mr. Maruti Baliram Kumbhar N/A View View View N/A
Mr. Bhise Mallikarjun Prabhu N/A N/A View View N/A
Mr. Atul S More View View N/A N/A N/A
Mr. Akshay Kishanrao Mungle View View N/A N/A N/A
Mr. Vijay Balaji Zadke View View N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Rupali Ravindra Katkar View View N/A N/A N/A
Dr. Nilesh Ingale View N/A N/A N/A N/A

Time Table


Subject 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-2019
B.Sc.(Physics),B.Sc.(Electronics), M.Sc.(Physics) View View View View View

Activities


2023 - 2024

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Essay Writing Competition on National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 04-08-2023 View
Showing Live Streaming of LVM3- M4/Chandrayan-3 Mission 14-07-2023 View

2022 - 2023

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Poster Design Competition on “International Moon Day Celebration 2022” 20-07-2022 View
PSA 2022-23 Inaugural Function and Guest Lecture on Practical Approach in Conceptual Physics 29-08-2022 View
Poster Making Competition on occasion of The World Space Week 2022 Theme: “Space and Sustainability” 10-10-2022 View
Workshop on Energy Conservation 14-12-2022 View
IIT-JAM Classes 15-12-2022 to 10-02-2023 View
Showing Videos on Energy Conservation 19-12-2022 View
Essay Writing Competition on Energy Conservation 19-12-2022 View
Poster Making Competition on the occasion of ‘Energy Conservation Week 2022 20-12-2022 View
Study Tour to Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded 11 to 13-01-2023 View
College Day 12-01-2023 View
Workshop on ‘Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Filing’ 27-01-2023 View
Science Exhibition-Outreach Activity for School Teachers and Students 15 to 16-02-2023 View
Poster Presentation Competition on the occasion of ‘National Science Day 2023’ Theme: Global Science for Global Wellbeing 17-02-2023 View
Workshop on Solar Energy and Energy Conservation under Alumni interaction 23-02-2023 View
Industry Academia Interaction on Solar Energy and Job Opportunities in Solar Industry 24-02-2023 View

2021 - 2022

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Guest Lecture on "Understanding the Universe with Scientific Temper” Under Scientist - Students interaction28-04-2022 View
Poster Presentation Competition07-04-2022 View
RAMAN TEST27-03-2022 View
Poster Presentation Competition17-03-2022 View
National Workshop on Strategies to Crack Down Competitive Exams in Physical Sciences26-02-2022 View
Guest Lecture on “Nobel Laureates in Physics”17-02-2022 View
IIT-JAM Classes20-12-2021 to 10-02-2022 View
NET-SET Classes in Physical Sciences17-12-2021 to 31-03-2022 View
Guest Lecture on “Laser and It’s Applications”8-09-2021 View
Inaugural Function (PSA-2021-22) 8-09-2021 View
AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Sponsored One Week Online Faculty Development Program (FDP) On Photonics 20 to 24-09-2021 View
Awareness on “Fuel Conservation Everyone’s Responsibility ”25-12-2021 View
Workshop on “Water and Energy Conservation” 21-12-2021 View
“Awareness program for Energy Conservation”18-12-2021 View

2020 - 2021

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
PSA Inaugural Function 2020-21 and Guest Lecture on “Physics and Social Sciences” 10-04-2021 View
Guest Lecture on “Development of Appropriate Skills and Career Planning”. 05-12-2020 View
AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Sponsored One Week Online Faculty Development Program (FDP) On Photonics (Active Learning in Optics and Photonics) 03-11-2020 to 07-11-2020 View
NET-SET Coaching for PG Physics Students 02-09-2020 to 07-09-2020 View

2019 - 2020

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Workshop on “Save Energy & Save Environment”. 30-12-2019 View
“Group discussion on Conventional and nonconventional Energy Sources” 27-12-2019 View
Workshop on “Efficient use of Energy & Energy Management” 24-12-2019 View
PSA Inaugural Function & Guest Lecture on Importance of Physics and Electronics 27-08-2019 View
PSA Guest Lecture 27-08-2019 View
Poster Presentation Competition on theme Nobel Laureates in Physics 27-08-2019 View
Welcome Function 29-08-2019 View
One Day Workshop on Synthesis and Applications of Nanomaterials 29-08-2019 View

2018 - 2019

Name of Activity Day and Date Activity Report
Poster Presentation Competition 28-02-2019 View
YouTube Videos 05-01-2019 to 21-02-2019 View
Guest Lecture 28-01-2019 View
PSA Inaugural Function 24-12-2018 View
PSA Guest Lecture 24-12-2018 View
Workshop on “Save the Mother earth from Pollution and Global warming” 17-12-2018 View
Workshop on “Petroleum Protection & Power Management”. 14-12-2018 View
Signage Display For Energy Conservation in the College 14-12-2018 View

Student Projects


Degree/Class 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
B.Sc.(Physics) VIEW VIEW VIEW VIEW VIEW
B.Sc.(Electronics) VIEW VIEW VIEW VIEW VIEW
M.Sc.(Physics) VIEW VIEW VIEW VIEW VIEW

Achievements


Department Achievements

Year Report
2022-2023 View
2021-2022 View
2020-2021 View
2019-2020 View
2018-2019 View

Teacher Achievements

Year Report
2022-23 View
2021-22 View
2020-21 View
2019-20 View
2018-19 View

Student Achievements

Year Report
2022-23 View
2021-22 View
2020-21 View
2019-20 View
2018-19 View

Laboratory



Student Association


Name of Association 2022-23 2021-22 2020-21 2019-20 2018-19
PHYSICS STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION View View View View View