About Us

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About Visva-Bharati:


Founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1921, Visva-Bharati was declared to be a Central University and an Institution of National Importance by an Act of Parliament in 1951. The President of India is the Paridarsaka (Visitor) of the University, the Governor of West Bengal is the Pradhana (Rector), and the Prime Minister of India acts as the Acharya (Chancellor). The University was granted the status of a unitary teaching and residential university by a special Act of Parliament. For details see the website: www.visva-bharati.ac.in.

Department of Physics, Visva-Bharati:


The department has vibrant teaching and research activities for more than 50 years. The department has both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching activities including various specialized courses like Condensed Matter Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Nuclear Physics, Quantum electronics, High Energy Physics and Electronics. Presently, in theoretical physics, the faculty members are actively working on condensed matter physics, particle physics, scattering theory, many body interactions, super symmetric quantum mechanics, quantum optics, lattice dynamics, astrophysics, cosmology, etc. The areas covered by experimental research are microwave electronics, nuclear physics, condensed matter physics, nanoscience & nanotechnology, thin film technology, molecular magnetism, Mössbauer spectroscopy, experimental particle and nuclear physics, etc. Several research projects were being carried out with support from different funding agencies, e.g., DST, DAE, AERB, UGC, CSIR, IUC, IUAC,  etc. The Department has recently procured an X-Ray powder Diffractometer and established a huge computational facility laboratory under DST-FIST programme. Faculty members of the department are regularly publishing their research work in different international and national journals of repute. The department also regularly organizes various meetings, national and international conferences and workshops in various disciplines. The Department is an associate center of the Theoretical Physics Seminar Circuit funded by S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences. Department is organizing almost two TPSC seminars on monthly basis by the eminent scholars, professors and industry peoples of various disciplines inviting them from the different parts of country and abroad.