The Department of Physics was established along with the establishment of the college in 1977. The T.Y.B.Sc. classes started in 1989. Prof V.D.Kulkarni has been Head Of the Department of Physics. All other members of the staff have teaching experience of more than 20 years. The Physics laboratory consists of a General laboratory, dark room and a Computer room. The laboratory has adequate equipments for performing various experiments. The Department runs a program to create awareness regarding Energy saving. The Department also arranges visits to different institutes like IUCCA Pune, GMRT Khodad, NCL Pune, Dept of Physics, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Vidnyan Ashram Pabal. The lectures of distinguished guests are also arranged by the Department.
Our students also take part in the research activities. They have presented research papers at State level, National level and international level conferences. They also take part in science exhibitions at various places. Most of the students frequently visit to the Savitribai Phule Pune University for the purpose of characterization such as XRD, FTIR, SEM,TEM, UV etc.
There have been examples of our students topping the University merit list like Miss. Momin Samirabanu Bashir. Miss. Shende Nilam Dattatray scored 91% marks at T.Y.B.Sc. examination in the academic year 2016-2017.Most of our students have been working with various reputed organizations in the country and abroad. A few of them are also in administrative services and education.
Prof. V.D. Kulkarni presented research paper on 25th, 26th and 27th May 2011 at Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey (Europe).
One Day State Level Seminar on “RECENT TRENDS IN MATERIAL SCIENCE AND APPLIED PHYSICS” on 5 January 2016 sponsored by BCUD,Savitribai Phule Pune University,Pune-411007,Maharashtra, was organized by Department of Physics, Rajgurunagar, Pune.