DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

The Department of Physics, Malda College was established in 1948 with the introduction of the course I.Sc.(Intermediate Science). In 1959 B.Sc. (Pass) was introduced. The honours course started in the year 1986 with only five students, out of which one student (Subhankur Mitra) stood 1st Class Second in the B.Sc. Physics (honours) Examination of University of North Bengal. The Department has been serving the people of Malda and the neighbouring districts and has maintained an excellent standard of education which is reflected by the list of its ex-students.

Presently the Department has an intake capacity of 22 students, including the seats reserved as per government norms.

 
  • Faculty profile
NAME
QUALIFICATION
DESIGNATION
SPECIALIZATION
Dr. Achintya Kumar Chatterjee
M.Sc., B.Ed, PhD.
Associate Professor
Electronics and Radio Physics
Dr. Ujjwal Saha
M.Sc., B.Ed, PhD.
Associate Professor
Nuclear physics
Dr. Uttam Kumar Sarkar
M.Sc., B.Ed, PhD
Associate Professor
High energy particle physics
Mr. Akhileshwar Prasad
M.Sc., B.Ed.
Assistant Professor
Condensed matter physics
Dr. Anjan Kumar Chandra
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Statistical Physics
Mr. Amal Chandra Mandal
B.Sc.
Graduate Laboratory Instructor
 
Mr. Gautam Nandan Sengupta
B.Sc.
Graduate Laboratory Instructor
 

 

Laboratory Attendant

  • Mr. Abani Jha.
  • Gautam Karmakar (Part time)

Ex – Colleagues

  • (Late) Prof. A. L. Nath
  • (Late) Krishnendu Mazumder
  • (Late) Prof. S. P. Saha
  • (Late) Prof. M. Shil
  • Prof. S. R. Chowdhuri
  • Dr. Kanamoni Mukherjee –At present - Sri Chaitanya College, Habra
  • Dr. Amal Kumar Das – At present – IIT Kharagpur
  • (Late) Mr. K. Mazumder (Demonstrator)
  • (Late) Mr. B. Jha (Laboratory Attendant)
  • (Late) Mr. T. Mukherjee (Laboratory Attendant)
  • Mr. Bijay Dutta (Laboratory Attendant)

Resources

Laboratory: The department has 4 well equipped Honours laboratories and a general laboratory for Pass course.

Seminar Library: The department has a collection of about 1200 books in its departmental Seminar Library.

Academic record:

Hons Batch Nos: Year of passing Total no of students Number of 1st Class Number of 2nd Class Number failed / dropped Remarks
01 1989 5 1 4 0 1st class 2nd
02 1990 10 1 8 1  
03 1991 7 1 6 0  
04 1992 6 2 4 0 1st class 3rd
05 1993 9 2 7 0 1st class 2nd
06 1994 13 4 9 0  
07 1995 15 0 14 1  
08 1996 12 8 4 0 1st class 2nd
09 1997 9 5 3 1  
10 1998 7 2 3 2 1st class 1st and 1st class 3rd
11 1999 14 4 9 1 1st class 2nd
12 2000 11 4 6 1 1st class 1st
13 2001 11 5 6 0 1st class 1st
14 2002 12 2 8 2 1st class 3rd
15 2003 11 3 8 0  
16 2004 10 4 5 1 1st class 3rd
17 2005 10 4 5 1 1st class 3rd
18 2006 12 7 4 1 1st class 2nd
19 2007 15 11 4 0  
20 2008 14 10 1 3 1st class 2nd
21 2009 21 15 4 2  
22 2010 10 6 4 0  
23 2011 19 12 6   1P GBU 1st Batch 1st class 1st & 3rd
24 2012 14 6 8 0 1st class 1st
25 2013 18 11 5 2  
26 2014          

No. of Students NET/SLET/SET Qualified: 29

Featured Alumni of the Dept. of Physics:

Sl. No Name H.S.Batch (year) Achivement,Present Information
01 Dr. Ujjwal Saha 1981 Associate Professor, Malda College.
02 Dr. Suchandra Dutta 1984 Scientist, CERN, SINP (present)

 

Sl. No Name Hons Batch (year) Achivement,Present Information
01 Dr. Subhankur Mitra 1st (1986-89) 1st class 2nd , Scientist BARC, Mumbai
02 Dr. Parimal Sarkar 2nd (1987-90) Asst. Professor, Cooch Behar College
03 Mr. Sripada Haldar 3rd (1988-91) Asst. Professor, University of North Bengal
04 Bhaskar Dey 3rd(1988-91) WBCS Officer
05 Mr. Niladri Basak 4th (1989-92) 1st class 3rd , Asst. Professor, Malda Polytechnic College, Malda
06 Mr. Alok Gupta 5th (1990-93) 1st class 2nd , Indian Postal and Telegraph Service
07 Mr. Gautam Sarkar 5th (1990-93) Technical Officer (II), University of North Bengal
08 Dr. Susanta Sarkar 6th (1991-94) IISc Bangalore, Scientist USA
09 Dr. Subodh Saha 6th (1991-94) Post Doc. Fellow, Germany, present?
10 Dr. Swarna Pratim Bhattacharjee 8th (1993-96) 1st class 2nd , Asst. Professor, New Alipur College, Kolkata
11 Dr. Ankur Chowdhary 8th (1993-96) PhD- Germany, Post Doc fellow USA
12 Dr. Ranaul Islam 8th (1993-96) PhD- Max Planck Inst. Germany, Research fellow, University of Strathclyde Glasgow, UK.
13 Mr. Rabiul Islam 8th (1993-96) Asst. Professor, Raiganj University College
14 Dr. Sauvik Prasad 8th (1993-96) Asst. Professor, Bongabasi Morning College
15 Dr. Papia Chowdhary 8th (1993-96) Asst. Professor, Jaypee Inst. of Information Technology. (Deemed University)
16 Dr. Subhendu Chakraborty 9th (1994-97) Ph.D. - TIFR, U.K.
17 Dr. Anirban Banerjee 9th (1994-97) Senior Scientist, Sengen Site of National Institute for Material Science (NIMS), Japan
18 Preeti Agrawal 10th(1995-98) 1st class 1st
19 Payal Sarkar 10th(1995-98) 1st class 3rd
20 Dr. Amlan Basak 11th(1996-99) 1st class 2nd, PhD-University of Pittsburg, Engineer at Intel Corporation, USA.
21 Dr. MdNurjjaman 11th(1996-99) PhD(SINP), Asst. Prof. NIT Sikkim
22 Ankur Sen sharma 12th(1997-2000) 1st class 1st, Asst. Professor, GourBanga University.
23 Shyam Das 12th(1997-2000) Asst. Professor, P.D. Women’s College, Jalpaiguri.
24 Moumita Mandal 12th(1997-2000) Asst. Professor, Siliguri College.
25 Dr. Godhuli Sinha 13th(1998-01) PhD – IACS, Post Doc. Researcher at Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
26 Dr. Anupam Ray 13th(1998-01) PhD student at IACS, Post Doc Fellow, Texas University
27 Bishwajit Chowdhury 13th(1998-01) Assistant Professor, Gokhel Memorial Girls’ College, Kolkata
28 Dr. Abdul Kadir 13th(1998-01) 1st class 1st ,PhD-TIFR, presently- Humbolt Fellow, Institute for Solid State Physics, Technical University, Berlin, Germany, At present in Singapore.
29 Dr. Subrata Mridha 14th(1999-02) 1st class 3rd, PhD- IACS, Post Doc.-University of Texas, USA. At present School Teacher.
30 Pampa Devi 16th (2001-04) M.Sc. Mumbai IIT, Doing Ph.D. from Chicago University, USA
31 Dr. Pranab Mandal 16th (2001-04) 1st class 3rd, M.Sc. JNU, PhD from JNCSIR, Banglore, Post Doc Fellow Post Doc. Liverpool Univ., UK.
32 Abhisek Chowdhury 16th (2001-04) Doing PhD at IIT Kanpur.
33 Buddhadeb Dhar 16th (2001-04) WBCS Officer
34 Sanat Kumar Pandit 17th (2002-05) 1st class 3rd, Scientific Officer ‘C’, BARC
35 Goutam Haldar 17th (2002-05) M.Sc. IIT Rurkee, School Teacher.
36 Dr. Pabitra Kumar Biswas 17th (2002-05) PhD from University of Warwick, UK, Post Doc Fellow- Switzerland.
37 Md. Wali Hussain 18th (2003-06) 1st class 2nd, MSc JU,NET, PhD student at JamiaMiliaIslamia
38 Dr. Debashish Saha 18th (2003-06) MSc IIT Chennai, PhD in Germany, Post doc. Fellow at France
39 Apurba Saha 18th (2003-06) MSc IIT Chennai, NET, School Teacher.
40 Jagdish Ch. Mahato 18th (2003-06) NET, PhD student at IACS, Kolkata
41 Debolina Misra 19th (2004-07) MSc IIT Kharagpur, NET, PhD student at IIT Kharagpur
42 Mampi Dutta 20th (2005-08) 1st class 2nd, MSc JU, School Teacher.
43 Upasana Roy 21st (2006-09) M.Sc. IIT Kharagpur, Ph.D student at Netherland
44 TajkeraKhatun 21st (2006-09) M.Sc. J.U. Ph.D. student at J.U, NET
45 RubiSaha 21st (2006-09) M.Sc. IIT Kharagpur
46 Khadija Ali 22nd(2007-10) Doing Integrated PhD works at TIFR, Mumbai
47 Tampi Saha 22nd(2007-10) M.Sc. IIT Rurkee, School Teacher.
48 Hasanujjaman 23rd(2008-11) M.Sc. IIT Chennai, GATE
49 Ghanashyam Orao 24th(2009-12) 1st ST student completed B Sc (Hons.), Doing M.Sc. BHU.
50 Mahmuda Jamil 24th(2009-12) M.Sc. IIT Delhi
51 Sanjukta Kundu 24th(2009-12) Doing M.Sc. IIT Guwahati
52 Sujan Kr Roy 25th(2010-13) JAM -3rd, TIFR – 9th.
53 Anirban Sikdar 25th(2010-13) Doing M.Sc. IIT Guwahati
54 Mrinal Sarkar 25th(2010-13) Doing M.Sc. IIT Chennai

* This list is partial and only reflects the data available with the Department. Others may send their information to Dr. Achintya Kumar Chatterjee, Email - akcmalda@gmail.com, Ph- 9434680885
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