About the Department
The Physics department is well equipped with all types of modern teaching facilities and well maintained laboratory apparatuses. The department is also famous for using latest teaching by demonstration. Research activities are also being performed by the faculty members. More than 2 dozen research papers of the faculty members have been published in the various international journals of high repute in the last 3 years.
Presently the department of Physics is running B.Sc. Course with three streams i.e. B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Maths), B.Sc. (Physics, Statistics, Maths) and B.Sc. (Physics, Computer Science, Maths).
The Physics department in Shia P.G. College was established in 1947 under the headship of Dr.S.N.Singh and first batch of B.Sc. Ist year (PCM) got admitted. Later on Dr. R.C. Srivastava & Dr.T.P.Pandaya both joined Deptt. of Physics Lucknow University Lucknow, gave their kind services to the department.Next Dr.R.C.Pandey gave the servicers as Head. In 1966 Dr. S.I. Ahmad who also worked as College Principal and authored several books in Physics became the head of the deptt & continued till 2000. Then Dr.H.S. Singh became the next head & worked till year 2009. After Dr. Singh Dr. S.Ali Kausar Rizvi became the next Head and he is serving as HoD till date.
Before the year 1989 the B.Sc. Course was of duration 2-years. In 1989 B.SC III year was introduced for the first time.
In tune with the vision of the College with the holy Hadith of Holy Prophet (A.S), ‘Ana Madinatul Ilm Wa Ali-un- Baboha’ – I am the city of knowledge and Ali (A.S.) is its door – the department of Physics aims at providing quality education in science for the fulfillment of individual and social needs and responsibilities especially of the weaker sections of the society.
- To provide quality education at comparatively lower expense.
- To provide facilities for intellectual excellence.
- To help students become self reliant and emotionally mature.
- To create deep commitment to society.
- To function as a centre of extension activities.
Department of Physics has deep wish to start M.Sc. Physics and Ph.D. courses along with some professional certificate courses and in this context preparations has been started.