Physics department is one amongst the six departments of Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous college who have been awarded STAR DEPARTMENT STATUS, on the successfully completion of three years of star college scheme. Our faculty members have done exemplary research work, have successfully completed various projects funded by UGC and University of Mumbai.
Since last ten years, department organize the annual festival “INFINITY” wherein Principles and concepts of Physics are demonstrated with the working models, designed by the students under the guidance of teachers. Students and teacher from other colleges do visit “INFINITY” festival and appreciate the effort of the department faculty and students. Every year response of the visitor is over whelming.
Under the “BRAHMAND” An amateur astronomy club, department organises lectures by inviting eminent personality, experts from the field of astronomy and cosmology. Some other activities under this banner include telescope handling workshop, Night Sky observation and fabrication of the reflecting type telescope.
Department make use of the technological aids in teaching and learning using the several new facilities provided by the college management. These include ICT enabled smart classroom and laboratory. Internet access is available to all our UG and PG students in the Reading Hall as well as in the college campus through WI-FI network.
To encourage Research culture, College has In-house facility at ‘Dr. Ramanathan Advanced Instrumentation Centre’, equipped with sophisticated instruments such as FTIR, UV, HPLC, HPLTC, Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, GC, GCMS and differential scanning Calorimetry. It has been used by Physics students for the characterization of the material sample synthesized during the research activity.