VESTA- 2020

Department of Physics organized an intercollegiate fest VESTA on 4th February, 2020. Duet, Spot Dance, Still Model, Online photography and Treasure hunt competitions were conducted for students from various Colleges.

Inter Collegiate Fest -VESTA

An Inter Collegiate Fest VESTA was organized by the students of the department on 4th February, 2020. Duet, Spot Dance, Still Model, Online photography and Treasure hunt competitions were conducted for students from various Colleges.

National Science Day 2020

Dept of Physics celebrated National Science Day on 3rd February 2020. Dr. T R Ananthakrishnan (Visiting Professor, International School of Photonics, CUSAT) inaugurated the one day program and conducted a Physics stage show for the students. An invited lecture by Dr. Ditty Dixon was conducted in the afternoon on the topic

Inauguration of Research Centre

The Centre for Research in Physics was inaugurated by Honorable Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University Prof. (Dr.) Sabu Thomas on 23rd January, 2020. College Manager Rev. Dr. Philips Wadakekalam blessed the Research centre and presided over  the inaugural ceremony. Rev Sr Cherukusumam CMC (Principal, Assumption College

Design thinking

An enriching session on Design thinking was organized for the students of III DC and II PG Physics. Mr. Sreenath P, Manager, Human Resource, TCS led the session which was conducted on 10th January 2020.



Dept of Physics was a regional center in conducting National Graduate Physics Examination- 2020 conducted by IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers). The Examination was held on 19th January, 2020.

Motivational talk for students

As part of the New year celebrations, Dept of Physics organized a motivational session for students of various departments. The session was led by Fr. Moban Chooravady, a renowned speaker and writer. Around 200 students participated in the event which focused mainly on women empowerment and issues related to women.

Energy Conservation Day- Poster designing competition

To mark the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day, Dept. of Physics conducted an inter-departmental poster designing competition on 16th December, 2019. The theme of the competition was Save energy for a brighter future. Students from various departments participated in the event and a display of poster

AESOP- 2019

The department of physics conducted the Assumption Extension and Social Outreach program (AESOP) on November 23, 30 & December 7 at Vettithuruthu, Changanacherry. Vettithuruthu is one of the adopted villages of the College. 2nd year B.Sc.  Students conducted awareness programs on Stress management, Energy Conservation, He

Lecture series

he second session of the Invited lecture series program  was led by Dr. Ann Rose Abraham on the topic Realization of Enhanced Magnetoelectric Coupling, Magnetic and Non linear Optical attributes in Multiferroic Coreshell Nanostructures. The session was conducted on 30th November, 2019 in whi

All Kerala Physics Talent Search Exam- 2019

Dept. of Physics, Assumption College was a regional center for All Kerala Physics Talent Search Exam- 2019, conducted by APT Kerala. The examination was conducted on 30th November, 2019 in which 54 students of the department participated.


Dept of physics collaborated with Sasthrapadham, a Science magazine for school students. The October, 2019 edition of the magazine was published with all the articles being written by faculty and students of the department.

Physics in Action- 2019

Physics in Action-a workshop for higher secondary students was conducted by the department on 16th November, 2019. 50 students from nearby schools participated in the workshop. Physics in Action is an annual workshop conducted by the department demonstrating the fundamentals of Physics to scho

Domestic Energy Conservation

Quiz competition  on Domestic Energy Conservation conducted by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in association with energy club.

Student Solar Ambassador Workshop

Dept of Physics in association with Energy-ENCON club of Assumption College organised Student Solar Ambassador Workshop for the students on 14th and 15th October, 2019. The program is a part of Gandhi Global Solar Yatra initiatve by IIT Bombay commemorating Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth

Power Quiz- 2019

KSEB organized power quiz-2019, in collaboration with Dept. of Physics and Quiz club of Assumption College on 3rd October, 2019. Students from various departments participated in the quiz in which Ms. Vihinamol Varkey and Ms. Arya Anil were selected as winners.

Karyanjali- Celebrating 150th Gandhi Jayanti

Department of Physics commemorated the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by conducting Karyanjali- an orientation session for the children of Alphonsa Balika Bhavan. Alphonsa Balika Bhavan is a neighbor institute of the College where around 20 girl children from very poor background are protected. Sessions on Mahatma G

All Kerala Inter Collegiate Quiz and PowerPoint Presentation Competitions- 2019

The Department of Physics organized 21st All Kerala Inter Collegiate Physics Quiz competition in memory of Prof. Brigeethamma John and Ms. Kunjamma Mathew and the Golden jubilee memorial 12th All Kerala Inter Collegiate PowerPoint Presentation competition in memory of Prof. Leela Philip on 30th August 2019. Dr. Sibi K S, Head

Vinjan- Students Lecture Series- 2019

Vinjan -  lecture series led by students  of the department was conducted as a series on relevant topics in Science. The following lectures were part of the serial lecture program:
1. Ms. A J Anagha & Anju Gigi of III DC Physics led a presentation on the topic Beat Air P

Celebration of the successful launch of Chandrayan-II

The successful launch of Chandrayan-II was celebrated with the participation of students from different departments on 7th August, 2019. A presentation session and a competition was conducted to mark the occasion.

Interactive session on GRE Examination

An interactive session on GRE Examination for the students of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry departments was conducted on 19th July, 2019. The session which discussed the prospects of PhD from foreign universities and preparation for GRE Examination was led by Linta Biju (Research Scholar,University of Il

Lecture Series (Part-I)

An invited lecture was delivered by Dr. Jobin Jose (Asst. Professor, Dept. of Physics, IIT Patna) on the topic Breaking down accidental degeneracy: A demonstration using computational techniques as part of the Physics Association inauguration on 28th June, 2019.

Physics Association Inauguration- 2019

The Physics Association- Supernova- 2019 was inaugurated by Dr. Jobin Jose (Asst. Professor, Dept. of Physics, IIT Patna) on 28th June, 2019.

Environment day celebration

The Dept. of Physics celebrated Environment Day on 24th June 2019 with the theme 'Beat Air Pollution'. An awareness class was given to students and a tree was planted in the college premise on this occasion.

A.J. Anagha

Assumption college, Autonomous, Changanacherry, is proud to inform that three of the poetries written by A.J. Anagha , Second year student of BSc Physics of our college, has been published in the newspaper editions of Deccan Chronicle on the 24th October, 14th November and 12thDecember 2018.

Association Inauguration

Inauguration of Physics Association Activities for the year 2018 – 19 by Dr. Anand Narayanan, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, IIST Trivandrum on 8th August 2018.

Science Academies Lecture Workshop’ on Quantum Mechanics

Science Academies Lecture Workshop’ on Quantum Mechanics was organized by the Postgraduate Department of Physics, Assumption college (Autonomous), Changanacherry in association with The Indian Academy of Sciences Bangalore, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi and The National Academy of Sciences, A


Department of Physics organized Assumption Extension and Social Outreach Programme (AESOP) in Paral, a nearby village. AESOP is the social outreach programme of the College encompassing education and skill training to the rural mass. Students of II DC Physics led the month long intense outreach programme which consisted of energy conservation and health awar

Physics in Action

‘Physics in Action’ a workshop for the higher secondary students of the locality was organized. Students of III DC Physics coordinated the four sections of Mechanics, Optics, Electricity & electronics, and Astrophysics. Participation of 88 students from about 6 schools turned the programme into a grant success.

Association Inauguration

Inauguration of Physics Association Activities for the year 2017 – 18 by Dr. Vincent Mathew, Professor, Central University of Kerala on 10th July 2017.

Wave Mechanics

The APT national workshop series on Quantum Mechanics titled "Wave Mechanics", was held on 10 & 11 June 2017. Dr S V M Satyanarayana of Pondicherry Central University) was the chief resource person.

Online Model JRF/ NET exam

Online Model JRF/ NET exam by APT, Kerala was conducted on 7th June 2017. 15 students appeared for online examination.

Study Tour to VSSC & Planetorium

Students from MSc Physics were taken to VSSC, Trivandrum to visit the Space Museum and experience the Rohini Sounding Rocket Launch on March 15, 2017.  Students also visited the Kerala Science Museum & Planetorium on the same day and experienced the space show.

Charity Visit to Mercy Home, Chethipuzha

Staff and students from III BSc Physics & II MSc Physics conducted a charity visit to Mercy Home, Chethipuzha on March 7, 2017. An amount of 8000 Rs collected from the students & faculty and old good clothes were handed over to the Mercy Home. Students exhibited their cultural programmes and spent almost 2 hours with t

Physics Quiz competition

9th All Kerala Physics Quiz competition in memory of Prof. Brijeethamma John and Prof. Kunjamma Mathew was held on  20th February, 2017. 11 Teams (2 persons/team) participated in the competitions. 1st Prize: Felicia Aswathy & Shyam Krishnan  - CMS College, Kottayam 2nd Prize

Intercollegiate Power Point Presentation Competition

18th All Kerala Intercollegiate Power Point Presentation Competition in memory of Prof. Leela Philip on Physics topics was held on 20th February, 2017. Around 9 teams (2 persons/team) participated in the competitions. 1st Prize: Sreeraj R Nair, Adithya S Kumar – S B College, Changanacherry 2nd Prize: Mariya

Atomic Energy Awareness

National Workshop on ‘Atomic Energy Awareness’ conducted by the Indian Association of Nuclear Chemists and Allied Scientists – Southern regional Chapter (IANCAS- SRC) was organised by the Physics Association jointly in association with Atomic Energy Retirees Association, Kerala. Students of III BSc Physics, III BSc Chemistry and I & II MSc Physics

Invited Lecture

Dr. Murali Krishna from Department of Optics and Spectroscopy National Research Tomsk State University, Russia  gave an invited lecture on Astrochemistry- Hunt for molecules in Space on 14th December, 2016.

Physics through Experiments – Physics in Action

Workshop on ‘Physics through Experiments – Physics in Action’ sponsored by Academy of Physics Teachers (APT) was conducted on December 7, 2016 for the Plus 1 and Plus 2 students of the nearby schools. Around 75 students from six different schools in Changanacherry and Thiruvalla participated in the workshop. Three different labs including Optics, Elect

Power Quiz Competition

College Level Power Quiz Competition organised by KSEB was conducted by Physics Association on 26th October, 2016.  1st Prize: Lakshmi Krishnan, III BSc Physics & 2nd Prize: Krishna Priya S, III BA Economics.

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam’s first anniversary

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam’s first anniversary was commemorated in the college as part of department’s activities on 27th July, 2016. Mobile Science Exhibition on Popular Science of the Kerala State Science and Technology Museum and Priyadarsini Planetarium was arranged on 27th and 28th July, 20