The Department of Physics is one among the pioneer departments in St. Thomas College, Ranni since its birth in 1964. The department started under the leadership of Prof. M.D. Mathew. The department has been upgraded as post graduate department in the year 1998. The department offers one Graduate course and one Post Graduate course with specialisation in electronics. The department has ongoing research programmes in the field of material science, nanotechnology, development and characterisation of dielectric materials etc. The Department has organized many National seminars, workshops, science exhibitions, etc. A minor research project is on-going on nanoparticles sponsored by UGC. The Department in its 50 years of life was able to bring out creative talents in the society and innovations in the higher education field.
Envisions training of the students with the state of the art knowledge in Physics to equip students to compete globally
To provides quality education in attaining the vision of the Department
To create such infrastructure in the department to meet the above vision
To develop among student’s sensitivity to contribute to the betterment of society through knowledge in Physics
To develop the physical, moral, mental and aesthetic abilities of the students and to create an educated and cultured generation