Sikkim University

Department of Physics
Chungsang-Brahmaputra Science Centre, Gairigoan, Tadong.

 

Programmes offered: MSc, MPhil and PhD

 

About the Department

Teaching Strength

 

Permanent Faculty

 

Name

Designation

Dr. Amitabha Bhattacharyya

Associate Professor, Head

Dr. Subir Mukhopadhyay

Associate Professor

Dr. Hemam Dinesh Singh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ajay Tripathi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Archana Tiwari

Assistant Professor

 

Highlights

Faculty members have exposure in very good institutes in India as well as in abroad. Favourable teacher-student ratio (1:4) makes it possible to provide the students personal care. The laboratories are well equipped with modern sophisticated equipments to provide effective training in experimental Physics.

 

Major Achievements

Our student, Mr. Bishal Bhattarai got high score in GRE and got admitted in University of OHIO, US. Mr. Abijit Bazracharza got NET-JRF. Mr. Homenath Lutitel and Mr. Sukanta Nandi got high scores in JEST and Gate respectively. Ms. Trisha Mandal and Mr. Prajwal Chettri got UGC-DAE project and Inspire fellowships respectively.

 

Research Strength

M.phil

Passed: 04

Pursuing: 02

Ph.D

Awarded: NIL

Pursuing: 08

Project

Completed: NIL

Ongoing: 2

 

Details of ongoing projects:

PI/Co-PI

Funding Agency

National/

International

Grant

Received

Project Title

Dr. A Tiwari (PI) Dr. A Tripathi (Co-PI)

UGC- DAE Consortium

National

6 Lakh

Synthesis & Characterisation of Fullerenes

Dr. A Tiwari (Co-PI)

BRNS- DAE

 

20 Lakh

Isotope fingerprinting of Sikkim Springs

Dr. A Tiwari (PI) Dr. A Tripathi (Co-PI)

UGC- DAE -CSR

 

TA/DA and Instrumentation

facility

Elemental Characterisation of Himalayan Rocks

 

Innovation & Good Practices

  • In-house Seminars
    A weekly seminar programme, organised by students. Each student and faculty member delivers seminar on various topics in Physics.
  • Journal Club
    Weekly Journal Club organised by research students. Students discuss recent papers on frontier topics in Physics
  • Lectures by Eminent Scientists from other Institutions
    Eminent Scientist are invited on regular basis for delivering series of lectures on specific topics related to curriculum and research.

 

 

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