The Department of Physics was established in the year 1971. Initially classes were conducted only for Pre University students. In the year 1972, ancillary Physics was introduced for BSc Chemistry and Mathematics major students. In the year 1983, the department got affiliation from Madras University for the B.Sc major programme.
List of Successive HODs
Prof R.D Rajan 1971 to 1979
Prof S. Balasubramaniam 1979 to 1997
Prof S. Krishanaswamy 1997 to 2005
Prof S.P Thavamani 2005 to 2008
Prof V. Ramakrishna 2008 to 2011
Prof K. Namasivayam 2011 to date
Prof Dr. K. Namasivayam - Head of the Department
Prof S. Gurulakshmi
Prof Dr. V.Ulagendran:
Students are given maximum demos by eminent professors from IIT Chennai to motivate and create interest in physics
Students are given technical training to become more employable
Endowment prizes are given to meritorious students.
Conducting Competition on paper presentation in “Physics in Modern day” and quiz competition for every year.
Cultural events like solo singing, solo dance, group dance and Talent show will be organized on the first week of February every year.
Department of physics conducts the ENGRAZIO a “Token of love” every year.
Prof R. Ananthan Founder Indian physics society, inaugurated and explained the “popular misconceptions of physics” - 2013
Dr T.S. Natarajan professor, IIT on the topic “learning by doing” - 2014
Dr Arul Mozhi, USA, enlightened on the topic “ earth quake propagation” - 2015.
Dr Ganesan, Head, Department of medical physics, Anna university, detailed on laser medicine - 2016.
Physics Association - WATTSUP 2018 & IQAC was inauguration on 20th July 2018 Dr. T.S. Natarajan M.Sc, Ph.D, IIT, Tirupathi gave the inaugural address and demonstrated the “PHYSICS IS FUN”
The model Project competition was conducted on 20th August 2018. Seventeen teams were participated and demonstrated their project. Dr. K. Namasivayam, Mrs P.Sasikala and Dr.V.Ulagendran were judged the event and the prizes were announced for the best idea.
Dr Palanivel - Young Scientist awardee, Head of the Department – Physics, Pondicherry University.
Dr. Bharath - Scientist BARC
Mr. Natarajan - MS from Indian Institute of Science, Centre, Bangalore.
R. Sairam - 2013-16 batch got selected as a Fighter Pilot in Indian Air Force.
|Name||Batch||Company||Designation||Field of Work|
|S.Bharathi VInayagam||Kl hi-tech||Vice president||Quality assurance|
|G.Sivadas||1983||National Insurance Co Ltd||Manager & Faculty||Corporate training|
|Dr B Palanivel||1983||Pondicherry Engineering College||Professor||Teaching & Research|
|Gopi||1998||Aptude Inc||Senior BI Consultant||Information Technology|
|R. Rajesh||1998||Standard chartered||Head operations strategy||Banking|
|Hari Shankar||1998||Hexaware Technolgoies||Principal Consultant||Enterprise Strategy|
|Ajesh||1998||Private org||Senior Manager||ITES|
|A. Vidhyashankar||1998||India Infoline Housing Finance Limited||Regional Sales Head||Housing Loan|
|Balaganesan B||1998||JM Financial||Area Head||Investment Banking|
|Mathivanan||2007||JAYAM ENGINEERING SERVICES||Admin and Commercial|
|Vignesh||2014||Apprenticeship from Balmer Lawrie||Customs Clearance|
|Vignesh||2014||AGS Health care||Process assoicate|
|R. Sairam||2013||Indian Air force||Flying pilot||Helicopters|
|Jeeva bharathi||2013||Cancer institute adyar||Medical physics intern||Cancer treatment planning|
|G.Ravi kumar||2014||zealous services||customer support executive||BPO|
|D.Ananthi||2014||Globus showroom private limited||Sales accossicate||Retail|
|Mahalakshmi Murugesan||2014||TCS||Process Associate||Bank section|
|R. Aysha parveen||2015|
|E. Jeeva||2015||Cognizant technology services India private limited||Process execute||USA Insurence|
|P.Sathish Kumar||2015||MIL Industries limited,Ambattur,||Physics&chemistry|
Head and Department of Physics,
Guru Nanak College,
Vellachery, Chennai - 600 042.
Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone No: 044 2245 1746
Email Id: email@example.com