Sri Pradip Kumar Biswal
President
Dr. Kusha Chandra Pradhan
Principal

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   Name of the Department& its year of establishment: Department of PHYSICS 1978
Name of Courses offered : UG
Interdisciplinary courses and departments involved : Nil
Participation of the department in the courses offered: Department of physical - Science
Programme-wise Student Teacher Ratio : 1:86

The Department of Physics of V. N (Auto) College, Jajpur Road is opened in the year 1978 with the opening of the Science stream. To meet the requirements of the students of the locality, the degree stream was opened in the year 1980 with strength of 64 students. Subsequently Honours in Physics was opened in the year 1989. The Department is spread over 650sqm in Science block. The Department has three well equipped laboratories and it possesses a library of its own to meet the requirement of the Honours students.

Year

System of Examination

Up to 2009

Annual

2010-2015

Semester

2015 to onwards

Choice based credit system (Semester)

 

Number of teaching posts sanctioned and filled

Teaching posts

Sanctioned

Filled

Reader

03

01

Lecturer

04

02

Demonstrator

03

03

     

(a) Name of faculty with qualification, designation and specialization:

NAME

QUALIFICATION

DESIGNATION

SPECIALIZATION

TEACHING

EXPERIENE

NO.OF STUDENTS GUIDEDPER YEARS

Mr. Prafulla Kumar Swain

M.Sc

Reader

 

31

27/year

Mr. Santosh Kumar Rath

M.Sc

Lecturer

(Gr A)

Electronics

28

27/year

Mr.Radhika Ranjan Kanungo

M.Sc

Lecturer

Electronics

26

27/year

Mr. Dillip Kumar Behera

M.Sc

Lecturer

Solid State

16

27/year

Mrs.Suchita Mishra

M.Sc, M. Phil

Lecturer

Solid State

13

27/year

 

(b) Demonstrators:

NAME

QUALIFICATION

DESIGNATION

TEACHING

EXPERIENCE

Mr Madhusudan Jena

BSc

Demonstrator

28yr

Mr Ramesh Ch.Behera

BSc

Demonstrator

23yr

Mrs Baijayanti Bal

BSc(Hon)

Demonstrator

23yr

 

Number of academic support staff (Technical) and administrative staff (sanctioned and filled): Nil

Diversity of staff:

Percentage of faculty who are graduates

 

Of the same parent University

92%

From other Universities within the State

04%

From other Universities from other States

04%

 

 

  • Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) international funding agencies and c) Total grants received. Mention names of funding Agencies and grants received project-wise: Nil
  • Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; DBT, ICSSR , JAM etc, Total grants received: Nil

 

 

Name

Qualification

Designation

Ph.D. (Awarded/Registere/Submitt)

No. papers published in last 5 years in National/International Journals.

Mr.P.K.Swain

M.Sc.

Reader

   

Mr. S.K.Rath

M.Sc.

Lecturer(Gr A)

Registered

 

Mr. R.R.Kanungo

M.Sc.

Lecturer

Registered

 

Mr. D.K.Behera

M.Sc.

Lecturer

Submitted

Six

Mrs. Suchita Mishra

M.Sc.

Lecturer

Registered

Two

 

 

13.Publications:

Sl.No

Name of Faculty

Name of article

ISSN No.

Year of publication

Name of Journal with Impact factor

National/

International

1

D K Behera

Mechanical,Electrical,Optical properties of poly (Aniline) nanocomposites

2394-2630

2016

Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Vol 3

I.F 4.2

International

2

D K Behera

Preparation, Characterization& Electrical Conductivity of Chitosan-C30B nanocomposite films

0973-418X

2016

International Journal Nano Trends, I F 0.1

International

3

D K Behera

Synthesis, Characterization & Electrical Conductivity of Chitosan-Pani/MMT nanocomposites

0975-6299

2017

International Journal of Pharma & Bio-Sciences,IF 0.888

International

4

D K Behera

Chitosan-PVA-Poly Chloro Aniline Blended with C 30B for Mechanical, Electrical, Optical properties

0975-6299

2017

International Journal of Pharma & Bio-Sciences,IF 0.888

International

5

D K Behera

Evaluation of Chitosan-Polyaniline nanocomposites for controlled release of Anticancer Drug Doxorubicin

0975-4415

2018

Intr. Journel of Drug Delivery Technology Vol 8, IF 0.21

International (Scopus indexed)

6

D K Behera

Formulation and Evaluation of Chitosan-Polypyrrole nanocomposites for controlled release of Anticancer Drug Doxorubicin

0975-7058

2019

Intr. Journel of Applied Pharmaceutics Vol11 IF-0.5

International (Scopus indexed)

7

S Mishra

Polaron effect of absorption coefficient in AlGaAs single quantum well

0974-8202

2017

Orissa journal of Physics Vol 24, No2

National

8

S Mishra

Polaron effect of absorption coefficient in AlGaAs modulation dopped single quantum well

0974-8202

2018

Orissa journal of Physics Vol 24, No1

National

 

(A). Student profile course-wise:

Name of the Course

Applications received

Selected Male Female

Pass percentage Male/Female

UG

258

34 20

100%

Spoken Tutorial classes (IIT, Bombay)

32

Continuing

Awaiting

 

(B). Diversity of students:

Name of the Course

% of students from the College

% of students from the State

% of students from other States

% of students from other Countries

U.G

32%

100%

Nil

Nil

 

(C). Student’s results (Hons):

Year

No. of students appeared

No. of students passed

% of Pass

No. of students passed first division with Distinction

2015

32

30

94%

21

2016

48

46

97%

27

2017

48

44

92%

28

2018

48

42

86%

30

2019

48

43

90%

29

         
  • How many students have cleared Civil Services, Defence Services, NET, SLET, GATE and any other competitive examinations?

    About 17 to 20 students per year qualifying in other competitive examinations like Bank, Railway & Industries etc.

 

(D). Student progression:

  • Student Progression

    Percentage against enrolled

    UG to PG

    24

    PG to M.Phil.

    08

    PG to P.hD.

    06 to 07

    Ph.D. to Post- Doctoral

    Around 02%

    Employed Campus selection

    24

    Other than Campus recruitment Entrepreneurs

    08

     

  • Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter-departmental: 100%
  • Percentage of students doing projects in collaboration with industries/institutes: 38%
  • Participation in National/International Seminars/Conference/Workshops and the source of funding Participated and papers presentation were made, many refresher courses were smoothly completed periodically.

Give details of student enrichment programmes (special lectures/workshops/seminar) with external experts:

Enrichment programmes are organised by the department by inviting the professors and guest faculties from different fields with the help of college management.

List of teaching methods adopted by the faculty for different programmes:

Innovative teaching methods are being organised by the faculties such as group discussion, power point presentations (PPT), workshops and seminars to enhance the ability of the students.

How does the department ensure that programme objectives are constantly met and learning outcomes monitored?

By conducting internal examinations (Theory and practical) and seminar talks, we ensure about the learning outcome of the students.

Highlight the participation of students and faculty in extension activities:

Study tours are organised by the faculty members once or twice in a year by taking the students for different places of interest to recharge their learning skill. Faculty members are appointed by other universities of the state for conducting different examinations as well as evaluation works. They are also actively participated in UGC sponsored national seminars to deliver their papers.

Give detailed of “beyond syllabus scholarly activities” of the department:

Students are encouraged to involve in study tour, picnic, and debate and quiz competitions to enhance their scholastic activities.

State whether the programme/department is accredited/graded by other agencies. Give details:

The college is centrally accredited in 2015 by NAAC in B grade.

Present details about infrastructural facilities

  • Library: Yes, Both General & Seminar
  • Internet facilities for staff and students : Yes, Wi-Fi, Broadband
  • Total number of class rooms: 20
  • Class Rooms with ICT facility: No
  • Students laboratories: 03
  • Research laboratories: Nil
  • Number of students of the department getting financial assistance from college: 28

 

Does the department obtain feedback from? Faculty on curriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation? If yes, how does the department utilize it?

Yes, the evaluation is made regularly through the conducting board by the faculties.

Students on staff, curriculum as well as teaching-learning-evaluation and what is the response of the department to the same?

Student’s feedback is collected regularly. The of student’s responses are reflected & discussed in the Board of Studies meeting for further improvement.

Alumni and employers on the programmes and what are the response of the department to the same?

Views of Alumni members are always sought &discussed among the faculty members for further progress of the Department.

 

  • Santosh Kumar Sahoo
  • Manas Ranjan Samal
  • Sudhanya Kumar Patra
  • Manoranjan Mohapatra
  • Rosalin Mohapatra
  • Tapan Kumar Pani

Strength:

  1. The department has one seminar library with adequate number of books.
  2. Overhead projector for seminars.
  3. Internal seminars in the department are conducted regularly.
  4. Teachers are resourceful and skilled enough in catering need of the students.

Weakness:

  1. Inadequate number of faculties
  2. The class rooms are not specious. LCD projector& smart board are not yet installed in the class room
  3. Scarcity of funds to promote research and extension activities

Opportunity:

  1. The departmental course is designed to meet the changing need of the students.
  2. The available infrastructure could be better used for upholding the teaching learning process.

Challenges:

  1. Making the present course curriculum as per with the national level.
  2. Raising the level competition with other institutions.
  3. Computerised laboratory for the present need of students.

To open career orientation programmes like Ballistic science, Nano technology, Applied Electronics etc.