Department of Physics

An Introduction

The Department of Physics, Government Degree College, Pampore was established in the year 2018. Since then, the department has gained strong identification on account of valuable teaching learning programmes. More and more students are now opting for Physics as the subject has beauty of inculcating the quest about nature and its phenomena. The department is housed in pre-fabricated hut based on one laboratory and one dark room. There is separate building coming up for Science block as well in which one complete storey is reserved for department of physics.

Teaching Faculty


Name of Faculty




Prof. Hilal Ahmad Bakshi

M.Sc., M.Phil.

Associate Professor


“To be nationally recognized as a model of an effective and successful physics program, both in academics and research.”


  • To show academic excellence in the field of physics.
  • To build well equipped laboratories for innovative, excellent and scientific research in physics.
  • To produce scientifically and technically well skilled human resource.
  • To contribute to the service and development of the community.


The department of physics at GDC Pampore is committed to the programme of teaching and learning that is firmly rooted to the discipline. Department offers a course that is purely theoretical & is supported by practical courses as well.

Programmes Offered

The department offers undergraduate course with Physics as one of the subjects based on following semesters and course titles.

  • B.Sc 1st Semester – Mechanics
  • B.Sc. 2nd Semester – Electricity & Magnetism
  • B.Sc 3rd Semester – Thermal Physics & Statistics and  Skill paper: Renewable Energy & Harvesting
  • B.Sc 4th Semester – Optics & Waves
  • B.Sc 5th Semester – Modern Physics
  • B.Sc 6th Semester – Solid State and Electronics


1 Class Room, 1 Dark Room, Books and Internet Facility


  1. Basic measuring equipments: vernier caliper, screw gauge, spherometer
  2. Fly wheel
  3. Bar pendulum
  4. Torsional pendulum
  5. Kater’s pendulum
  6. LCR Circuit
  7. e/m by J J Thomsons helical method
  8. Planks Constant Apparatus
  9. Table telescope
  10. Spectrometer
  11. Newton’s rings apparatus
  12. Electric Kettle
  13. Stefan’s constant kit
  14. PN junction diode kit
  15. FET apparatus
  16. Zener Diode Characteristics
  17. Energy Band Gap by four probe method
  18. Sonometer with tuning fork
  19. Maxwell’s needle
  20. PNP and NPN Transistor Characteristics