Program Overview

Established in the year 1962, our department boasts a rich legacy of imparting quality education and conducting successful research in applied science. Recently renovated with modern amenities, we are equipped to provide a stimulating learning environment for our students.

Our department offers the Applied Physics course, which is a unique hybrid program that integrates theory and practical aspects. Unlike conventional programs, we believe in inclusive learning, where practical knowledge is seamlessly integrated into the curriculum, ensuring that students gain hands-on experience alongside theoretical concepts.

Comprising highly qualified and dedicated faculty members, our department is driven by a passion for education and research. We currently have six faculty members, including two Professors and four Assistant Professors. Four of our faculty members hold doctorate degrees, while one is currently pursuing her Ph.D.

We are committed to nurturing the potential of our students and providing them with the highest quality of education. As a testament to our dedication, our students consistently achieve excellent results in both theory and practical examinations.

In addition to our fundamental course in Applied Physics for I/II - Semester, we offer Condensed Matter Physics as an open elective course for VI - Semester B.E. programs. This allows students to explore specialized topics and tailor their academic journey according to their interests.

We welcome you to explore the dynamic world of Applied Physics at PESCE and embark on a journey of discovery and innovation. Together, let's explore the limitless potential of physics and shape a brighter future.

For inquiries or further information, please feel free to reach out to our faculty.

Total Intake


Program Type

Basic Science


One Semester


Department excels through best teaching-learning solutions in engineering physics towards developing competent professionals".


  • Developing a knowledgeable and competent faculty in the light of outcome-based education.
  • Motivate and encourage the students to gain scientific temper and creativity in engineering physics.
  • Department is comprised of five faculty members, including one professor and four assistant professors. Three of our faculty members hold PhDs, and one has submitted her thesis for the award of PhD.
  • Strengthening a strong theoretical foundation complemented with extensive practical training.

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to

  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one's own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Name of the Research Guide Phone Number Email-Id
Dr. Thejas Urs G 9900539434
Dr. T. S. Shashikumar 9880279750

Name International / National Journal International / National Conference Total
Dr. B. M. Thammanna 03 01 04
Dr. T. S. Shashikumar 17 09 26
Dr. Thejas Urs G 25 06 31
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Teaching the Fundamentals to Engineers:

At the Department of Physics, we take pride in teaching engineering students the fundamentals and essential concepts of physics. Our courses are designed to provide a strong foundation in physics, empowering students to pursue their studies in engineering with confidence and a solid understanding of the underlying principles. Whether it is mechanics, electronics or quantum physics, our interactive and engaging teaching approach prepares students for the challenges of the engineering field.

Guidance for Aspiring Researchers:

Our distinguished faculty members are not only accomplished researchers but also dedicated mentors. They provide expert guidance and support to those who wish to pursue a Ph.D. in physics or engage in research projects. Whether you are an undergraduate student with a passion for research or aspiring Ph.D. candidate, our faculty members are here to nurture your scientific curiosity and help you achieve your academic and research goals.

At the Department of Physics, we are dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge and fostering a culture of research excellence. Our team of passionate faculty members is committed in providing an inspiring academic environment that nurtures the next generation of physicists and empowers them to make significant contributions to the world of science.

Fields of Study

1. Solid State Physics: Join us in exploring the fascinating world of condensed matter and nanomaterials! Our researchers delve into the behavior of materials at the atomic and subatomic levels, focusing on their electronic, magnetic, and optical properties. The applications of Solid State Physics are at the forefront of materials science and play a crucial role in shaping modern technology.

2.Nuclear Physics:Discover the mysteries of atomic nuclei, nuclear reactions, and radiation in the realm of Nuclear Physics. Our faculty members conduct cutting-edge research in radiation studies, radiation detection, and dosimetry. The knowledge gained in this field has a profound impact on human health and safety, as it plays a crucial role in understanding radiation hazards and mitigating potential risks associated with various sources of radiation exposure.

3. Solar Physics: Unravel the secrets of our closest star, the Sun, through the captivating field of Solar Physics. Our researchers study solar super granulation, solar flares, sunspots, and the solar wind. Understanding the Sun's behavior is crucial and interesting, as it impacts space weather and on our planet.

Research Excellence

Our faculty members through their innovative work contribute significantly to advancements in physics and its applications. Our faculty's research findings have been widely disseminated through a myriad of high-impact publications in reputable scientific journals. These publications and patents not only demonstrate the quality and significance of their research but also contribute to the global body of knowledge, inspiring further research and collaborations worldwide.

We take immense pride in the research achievements of our faculty members, and their continued commitment to excellence, serves as an inspiration to both our students and the wider academic community.

Join Us!

At the Department of Physics, we offer a stimulating academic environment that encourages creativity, critical thinking, and collaborative research. Whether you are an aspiring physicist or a curious learner, our programs cater to all levels of expertise.

Explore our department and join us in our quest to unlock the secrets of the cosmos! For inquiries or further information, please feel free to reach out to our faculty.