Applied Science Department
  1. About Department
  2. Activities
  3. Facilities
  4. Achievements
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The department was established along with the inception of this institute in 1967, and has the current faculty strength of two Professors, one Associate Professor and one Assistant Professor. The department conducts short-term courses in emerging areas of Applied Science- Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, etc. It has well equipped laboratories: Applied Physics, Laser & Fiber Optics, Optical Fiber Communication and Nanoscience & Nanotechnology. These laboratories have latest equipments like He-Ne and Semiconductor lasers, Advanced laser kits, Fiber optics trainers, OFC system design and simulation softwares, Radiation detectors & counting systems, Ultrasonic interferometers, Atomic Force Microscope, Spectrophotometer in addition to conventional experiments in physics for graduate and post-graduate courses. The department has published text-books in Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, undertook research studies and developed many teaching-learning modules in selected areas. Some video films have also been prepared on selected topics by the faculty of this department.


The vision of the department is to be a world class center of excellence in the field of applied sciences for training of teachers from technical institutions through an integrated package of education and training, research and development and extension services.


  • To provide professional education and Training for Teachers of Engineering and Applied Sciences from Technical institutions for advancement of career and upgradation of knowledge and skills.
  • To strive for continuous improvement in research in frontier areas of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics.
  • To actively support the growth and quality improvement in the field of Engineering and Applied Sciences throughout the country through involvement in extension and consultancy activities at national and state levels.
  • To set up state of art laboratories in the field of Nanotechnologies, Optical fiber communication, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics.


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The department conducts Short Term Courses in science, and interdisciplinary areas of science and engineering. The major emphasis of these courses is to develop scientific temper, orientation and training of applied science, and engineering teachers toward better understanding of technical and engineering education system as well as technical skills. The major areas of training undertaken by the department are:

  • Applied physics for engineers
  • Computer applications in physics.
  • Energy harvesting devices
  • Energy storage devices
  • Engineering applications of mathematics
  • Engineering physics
  • Fiber optic tests and measurements
  • Integral transforms with engineering applications.
  • Laboratory organization and updating in applied physics.
  • Laser science and technology
  • Materials characterization techniques
  • Mathematical programming and engineering
  • Nanoscience and nanotechnology
  • Nuclear energy and power
  • Nuclear radiations and their applications
  • Nuclear techniques and instrumentation.
  • Numerical methods with MATLAB.
  • OFC networks and systems
  • Operations research
  • Optimization techniques
  • Quantum and energy materials: Potential and applications
  • Sensors technology
  • Smart materials and nanotechnology
  • Thin films and their applications

In addition, the department is active in development of instructional material both print and non-print, teaching aids, demonstration models, lab manuals and undertake research studies to identify the corrective actions to be taken for improving the effectiveness of applied science subjects in technical education system.<

The department has advanced facilities to conduct various courses in the emerging areas of applied science, engineering and technology. Some of these are:

  • Well established applied physics laboratory for graduate and post-graduate curriculum-based experiments.
  • He-Ne and semiconductor lasers, power meters, optical benches and advanced laser experimental set ups.
  • Optical fiber characterization trainers, optical sources, optical detectors, fiber splicing and connector installation tool kits, OTDR, Fusion Splice, and fiber reels etc.
  • Optical waveguiding fundamental educators, step index and graded index waveguide mode field and effective index measurement set ups.
  • Digital fiber optic communication and BER Analysis systems.
  • Optical Networks Analysis System (ONAS).
  • WDM/DWDM Systems and Component Characterization.
  • Optical Amplifier; EDFA and ASE filter.
  • Photonics Design Software: Optsim and ModeSys, Optisystem/ Optifiber and Optigrating
  • Radiation counting and Analysis Systems; GM and Scintillation based.
  • Material Explorer and Virtual Nanolab with ATK.
  • AFM for Nanomaterial Characterization- Vibrating and Non-vibrating modes.
  • Spectroflouro photometer for optical properties of nanomaterial.

The Optical Fiber Communication Laboratory is fully equipped for experimentation in this area of OFC and optoelectronics to conduct M.E. Project-works in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

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  • During the year 2020-21 (till 06 November 2020), the department conducted 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-weeks courses (36 Nos., equivalent to 52 one-week STCs), and trained faculty members (3124 Nos., equivalence on one-week courses scale as 4306). In 2019-20 and 2018-19, department conducted 22 and 18 STCs, and trained 380 and 225, faculty members, respectively.
  • Conducted an AICTE (ATAL) sponsored FDP on ‘Sensors Technology’ during Sep. 21-25, 2020.
  • Celebrated National Technology Day 2020, jointly with CSIR-AMPRI Bhopal on May 11, 2020.
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  • Publications in SCI/ SCOPUS journals by faculty members in 2020.
  • Number of Publications Journal Name SCI Impact Factor
    01Applied Nanoscience2.880
    03Applied Physics A1.810
    01Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering6.730
    01Ceramics International3.830
    01Infrared Physics & Technology2.379
    01Int J Min Met Mater1.713
    01International Journal of Operational ResearchSCOPUS
    01Journal of Electronic Materials1.774
    01Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics2.220
    01Journal of Molecular Modeling2.079
    01Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids2.929
    01Materials Science and Engineering: B4.706
    01Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing3.085
    02Optik: International Journal for Light and Electron Optics2.187
    01Physica B: Condensed Matter1.902
    01Physica Status Solidi A1.759
    01Solid State Sciences2.434
    03Materials Today: ProceedingsCPCI
    02AIP Conference ProceedingsCPCI

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