Ph.D. in Physics

A Ph.D. in Physics is the highest academic degree attainable in the field of physics. It is a prestigious and rigorous research-based program that allows students to delve deep into the fundamental principles of the universe and contribute to cutting-edge advancements in various scientific disciplines. Pursuing a Ph.D. in Physics equips individuals with advanced theoretical and experimental skills, preparing them for careers in academia, research institutions, government agencies, and the private sector.
Fee Structure
The Academic Session 2024 – 27 INSTALLMENT OF FEES
FEES First (Rs) Second (Rs) Third (Rs)
25000/- 25000/- 50000/-
DATE 30-10-2024 10-01-2025 15-06-2025
FEES Fourth (Rs) Fifth (Rs) Sixth (Rs)
50000/- 50000/- 50000/-
DATE 15-12-2025 15-06-2026 15-12-2026
FEES Seventh(Rs) *Late fine of Rs 20/- per day will be charged after the Due Date of Each Installment.
DATE 15-06-2027
The student must have completed a master’s degree in Physics or an M.Phil with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognised university, 5% relaxation in ST SC OBC.

Research Focus

Ph.D. candidates in Physics have the opportunity to specialize in a wide range of subfields, depending on their interests and career goals. These subfields may include:

Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computing: Study the behavior of matter and energy at the atomic and subatomic levels, with applications in quantum computing and communication.

Condensed Matter Physics: Investigate the properties of solid and liquid materials, leading to advancements in nanotechnology and materials science.

Particle Physics and High-Energy Physics: Explore the fundamental particles of the universe and their interactions, often conducted at large particle accelerators.

Astrophysics and Cosmology: Research the structure and evolution of the universe, including the study of celestial objects, dark matter, and dark energy.

Plasma Physics: Investigate the behavior of ionized gases, with applications in fusion energy research and space physics.

Optics and Photonics: Study the behavior of light and its applications in technologies such as lasers and telecommunications.

Program Structure

The Ph.D. in Physics is a research-intensive program typically spanning four to six years. Students work closely with faculty advisors or research mentors to develop and execute their original research projects. The program includes coursework in advanced physics topics to strengthen the student’s knowledge base. Additionally, students often participate in seminars, conferences, and collaborative research efforts to broaden their understanding of the field and foster academic networking.

Research and Dissertation

The hallmark of a Ph.D. in Physics is the dissertation. The student’s research work culminates in a written dissertation that presents their original findings and contributions to the scientific community. This work should demonstrate a significant advancement in the chosen field of study. Upon completion, the candidate defends their dissertation before a committee of faculty experts to obtain the Ph.D. degree.

Career Avenues for Ph.D. in Physics


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