St. Xavier's College

Re-accredited by NAAC (4th cycle) with A grade and CGPA 3.12 
Awarded the status of 'College with Potential for Excellence' by UGC
Awarded the DBT Star College Scheme
India Today Rankings (2022) : B.Sc.-88, B.C.A.-96, B.Com.-112, B.A.-119, B.B.A.-176

Physics - St. Xavier's College

Department of Physics

Vision: To inculcate scientific temperament and analytical thinking among students.

Mission: To instill a deep liking for physics in students. This should culminate in new knowledge for the betterment of mankind.

The Department of Physics offers a wide range of programmes for students to promote their skills in practical aspects of Physics as well as their interest in Physics related science. These include seminars, workshops, skilled based programmes and study tours.

Some of the activities conducted during the academic year 2019-2020 include:

  • Industrial visit for students
  • Study tour to the Indian institute of technology, Madras
  • Poster Exhibition
  • Sky observation programme
  • Internship programme for physics students

Physics graduates have a wide range of options in career and research avenues. They can pursue higher studies in M. Tech., M.Sc. in Physics/Electronics, MCA, LLB, and Library Science. The employment prospects for Physics students are very bright and they are much sought after in reputed institutes like BARC, TIFR, IISc , ISRO, the Defence forces and the field of teaching among the others. Similarly, the alumni of the department have found employment and research openings in countries like UK, USA, Canada , the middle East and South Africa.


  Mr. Manoj D. Salgaonkar (HOD)
  Associate Professor

  Mr. Rajendra V. Kanekar
  Associate Professor

  Mr. Benedict Soares
  Associate Professor

  Prof. Domnic Nelson Lobo

  Mr. Pradeep V. Morajkar
  Associate Professor

  Dr. Bosco Mathais Lawrence
  Associate Professor

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