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About Department of Physics

Welcome to the Department of Physics. It was established in 1948. Ours is one of the very old PG departments in SPPU. Our PG course – which is grant in aid – started in 1974.  The research center was started in 2013 and is recognised by SPPU. The total number of teachers is 13 and the number of non-teaching staff members is 4. Out of the 13 teaching members, One is professor, 7 are associate professors and 5 are assistant professors. The number of Ph.D. holders is 5 while the no. of teachers who have completed M.Phil. is 4. There are two research guides and 4 students are working under them. The department runs research activities both in experimental as well as theoretical physics. Our research center has received handsome research funding – to the tune of Rs. 78 lakhs – from various funding agencies like SPPU, UGC, DST and CSIR. The department also conducts regular workshops for school students on hands-on-activities. This is a humble attempt to take science to the masses. One of the teachers is actively engaged in science popularisation by writing articles/books and by delivering lectures.


Degree Eligibility Course Type Intake Note Admission Procedure Type
M.Sc(Physics) B.Sc. Physics Grant 24 Seats Reservation as per Government Rules On merit basis (Marks obtained at degree level) Post Graduate
B.Sc(Physics) An applicant who has passed the H.S.C(12th Science) Examination of the Maharashtra State Board or equivalent of any other statutory Board or University with English and 3 science subjects out of 1)Chemistry 2)Biology 3)Physics 4)Mathematics is eligible for F.Y.B.Sc. Grant 35 Seats (T.Y.B.Sc.) Reservation as per Government Rules Selection through merit list Under Graduate
Ph.D. M.Sc. WITH PET / NET / SET Non-Grant 08 Seats Reservation as per Government Rules As per Savitribai Phule Pune University Norms Doctorate

Faculty List

Faculty Qualification Designation Experience(Yrs) Email Profile
Dr. Mrinalini Dilip Deshpande M.Sc., M.C.M., Ph.D. Professor, Vice Principal 31 View
Dr. Swapna Pradip Roy M.Sc. Ph.D Associate Professor 28 View
Mrs. Mhaske Ujwala Ganpat M. Sc., SET Assistant Professor 13 View
Mr. Pagar Sahebrao Bajirao M.Sc., SET ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 13 View
Mr. P. S. Kothawade M.Sc., SET Assistant Professor 15 View