Message By HOD Physics Prof. M. A. Shah

Short Profile     

 August 5, 2022

Greetings from NIT Srinagar!

Dear New Students

Earning a place in NIT Srinagar is an achievement and we are delighted that you will continue your intellectual journey in this prestigious institution, which is blessed with a diverse community. You will discover that one our defining characters is our commitment to freedom of enquiry and expression. Mutual respect and civility are the vital to all of us and you will find you will be engaged in debates, discussions, deliberations and at times this may cause discomfort.


The e-brochure of syllabus is now updated and contains practical information of the masters’ programme in systematic manner and has been updated during the week long workshop on Physics Curriculum Development "From 25-29 July 2022", which will be subsequently modified according to the guidelines in New Education Policy 2020. The programme with its core-specialization structure offers a wide variety of possibilities, enabling you to pursue your particular ambitions and interests in this fascinating area of science. Courses at different levels of specialization will enable you to deepen your Physics knowledge and find out how it is applied in modern research and development fo the benefit of society. There are various electives and optional subjects which are interdisciplinary and has immense applications in all spheres of life. It is at par from the existing syllabi of other universities and other NIT’s/IITs. The whole department is indebted to eminent external experts, Prof. Dinesh Pandya, Adjunt Professor IIT Jammu and Prof. P. K. Raina, former Dean and Head, IIT Ropar for making the curriculum outcome based and reoriented the curriculum to meet the challanges of 21st century.


The department has state-of-the-art laboratory facilities with modern equipments updated yearly. The laboratories are completely established in all respects and shall be made open to the interested students of the country, where they can carry their summer/winter internships also. We are convinced that we have created a rewarding and challenging post graduate programme in Physics for the first time in the History of NIT Srinagar that keeps its promise which will prepare you for the future.


We are less in number nevertheless academically sound galaxy of eminent faculty having specializations in thrust areas are always available to our students during and beyond office hours. There is an African proverb that says, “if you want to go fast, go alone and if you want to go far, go together”. At NIT Srinagar, in the Department of Physics, we choose to go together.

We look forward to meet and working with you. If you have any questions regarding this brochure (quick links), please feel free to contact shah M A at

Once again, welcome and wish you a good start!                                                                                                                                                                                 Prof. M. A. Shah 

HOD Physics