The Department of Physics came into existence in July 1961 with the admission of ten students to B.Sc.(Hons) Ist year class. Late Professor K. K. Nagpaul was the founder Head of the Department. M.Sc. teaching was introduced in July, 1963.
The Department of Physics has one Departmental Library having about 5000 books and subscription to 30 Research Journals covering different fields of specializations like Materials Science, Solid State Physics, Optics & Spectroscopy, Nuclear Physics, Electronics, High Energy Physics etc.