St. Edmund's College
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Leading the way since 1923
Shillong - 793003 | Ph:0364-2224533 | Affiliated to NEHU | Accredited 'A' by NAAC

Physics Department

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ABOUT The Department

Classes in Physics in St.Edmund's College, started with the Physics course of Intermediate Science (I.Sc) in 1937. Degree classes with Physics as an Honours subject were introduced in 1959, under affiliation from Gauhati University, Assam, under the legendary leadership of the renowned scholar and academician, Late Prof. N. Ganguli.

Department of Physics is among the six departments of the College that received grants under Stat College Scheme in 2009 and finally awarded the prestigious Star Status recognition by the DBT, Govt of India, New Delhi, 2016. Under this scheme Physics Deptt has organized a number of academic programmes such as National Workshop, a State Level Workshop and a good number of popular Lectures, visits of students to reputed Institutes and Industrial Centers in the region as an annual event.

Visits by renowned Scientists/ Researchers /Academicians/ Professionals in the field and their interaction with the students, at regular interval, keep the students of the Department updated with the latest information and provide them with the direction and inspiration for progressing further with their career.

Today, a significant number of students from Physics Deptt. of St.Edmund's College, are actively involved in maintaining excellence in their respective fields, which include academics, research, teaching, engineering, defence, private sectors and other fields within the country and abroad.

The unique and the vibrant academic atmosphere, the self-disciplined and dedicated set of faculty members in the Department, the traditional teacher-student relationship and the excellent laboratory facilities provide the process of learning Physics at the Undergraduate (Honours and Pass) level a special experience for the students of St.Edmund's College. Students of the department of Physics, have shown exemplary records in achieving academic excellence.

A significant number of students of the department proved their strength and ability by qualifying in a number of National level examinations which includes IITs, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, NITs, Delhi University, Tezpur University, Hyderabad University and NEHU.


Bsc Physics

Course Structure
The Following subject combination(s) is available for the Degree Course. Student will have to choose only ONE combination.
Subject Combination - PH: 1PH: 1 - PHYSICS, MATHEMATICS, CHEMISTRY
SemesterCore Papers
1st Semester PHY-01 : Mechanics, Optics, Acoustics.
2nd Semester PHY-02 : Electromagnetism, Electronics-I .
3rd Semester PHY-03 : Thermal Physics, Waves.
4th Semester PHY-04 : Atomic, Nuclear and Solid State Physics .
5th Semester PHY-05 : Mathematical Physics, Quantum Mechanics , PHY-06 : Electodynamics, Electronics-II .
6th Semester PHY-07 : Condensed Matter Physics, PHY-08 : Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, Nuclear Physics.
*Note: The course structure may change as per NEHU curriculum and Guidelines.

Faculty Profile

NameQualificationDesignationYear of Joining
  Dr. R. Das MSc, Ph.D Associate Professor1986
  Dr. V.R. Rao MSc, Ph.D Assistant Professor1991
  M. Lyndem MSc Assistant Professor1997
  Dr. L. Kurbah MSc, Ph.D Assistant Professor2001
  B. L. Giri MSc, NET Assistant Professor2006


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Previous Years Results

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
B.Sc. Physics Honours Final Year Examination 2017
No. of Students Appeared35
No. of Students Passed18
No. of Position in the University05
1st Position: Adarsh Thapa81.13%
6th position: Wanglar Mothany Monsang73.25%
8th position: Gaurav Hajong72.50%
9th position: Sudeshna Kar72.50%
10th position: Anindita Das Choudhury71.88%
No. of 1st class13
No. of 2nd class05
No. of Simple PassNil
B.Sc. Physics Honours Final Year Examination 2016
No. of Students Appeared39
No. of Students Passed26
No. of Position in the University09
1st Position: Premeus Kharbangar & Priya Deb78.50%
2nd position:Naheed Yasin Islam75.13%
4th position: Sunny Nandy73.63%
5th position: Immauel Malsawmliem 69.25%
6th position: Bikash Thapa69.13%
7th position: S. Christopher Aimol67.50%
9th position: Lahradborn Mukhim66.50%
10th position: Edwin D Zote66%
No. of 1st class13
No. of 2nd class13
University Pass Percentage75.35%
College Pass Percentage80.88%
Departmental Pass Percentage66.67%
B.Sc. Physics Honours Final Year Examination 2015
No. of Students Appeared15
No. of Students Passed15
No. of Position in the University03
1st Position: Mriganko B. Chakravarty90.38%
2th position: Tuingayung Law85.50%
7th position: Abhisek Sinha72.38%
No. of 1st class10
No. of 2nd class05
University Pass Percentage96.87%
College Pass Percentage98.75%
Departmental Pass Percentage100%
B.Sc. Physics Honours Final Year Examination 2014
No. of Students Appeared23
No. of Students Passed22
No. of Position in the University06
1st Position: Abhishek Thapa78.38%
2nd position: H. Chandramani Singh74.25%
4th position: Evanme Suchen73%
8th position: Newlife Runlel68.75%
9th position: Rupali Paul68.63%
10th position: Lumlang Lyngkhoi68.25%
No. of 1st class15
No. of 2nd class07
University Pass Percentage92.89%
Departmental Pass Percentage95.65%
B.Sc. Physics Honours Final Year Examination 2013
No. of Students Appeared14
No. of Students Passed14
No. of Position in the University03
1st Position: Joel Lalbiakkima79.88%
7th position: Waiphangmiki Syntem67.75%
10th position: Rapmelang Lyngdoh66.38%
No. of 1st class09
No. of 2nd class05
University Pass Percentage91.86%
College Pass Percentage96.96%
Departmental Pass Percentage100%
B.Sc. Physics Honours Final Year Examination 2012
No. of Students Appeared20
No. of Students Passed20
No. of Position in the University04
3rd Position: Suman Deb75.88%
5th position: Aunggat Shah73.13%
9th position: L.G. Neihsial68.25%
10th position: Idawandafa J. Chullai66.75%
No. of 1st class09
No. of 2nd class11
University Pass Percentage94.56%
College Pass Percentage94.92%
Departmental Pass Percentage100%
B.Sc. Physics Honours Final Year Examination 2011
No. of Students Appeared11
No. of Students Passed11
No. of Position in the University05
1st Position: Deven Sunar82.25%
2nd position: Korbarlin mawlieh74.38%
5th position: Sanjit Chakraborty73.38%
6th position: Fairlin Khongshun71.25%
7th position: Niangmuankim69.75%
No. of 1st class07
No. of 2nd class04
University Pass Percentage95.56%
College Pass Percentage97.12%
Departmental Pass Percentage100%
B.Sc. Physics Honours Final Year Examination 2010
No. of Students Appeared10
No. of Students Passed08
No. of Position in the University04
1st Position: Alestin Mawrie80.50%
2nd position: Ivanskhem Sawkmie78.75%
5th position: Larilordor Langstieh70.13%
7th position: Shailes Swer69.75%
No. of 1st class08
No. of 2nd classNil
No. of Simple PassNil
Departmental Pass Percentage80%