Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions

Is The NorthCap University a new University?

The foundation of the University was laid 21 years back with the inception of the Institute of Technology and Management. The level of competence & growth over the years has given rise to the final structure in the form of The NorthCap University which after due approvals by State Govt. of Haryana and UGC has been started in 2010.

What is the vision of Applied Science Department?

To emerge as a school of applied science providing strong foundations in relevant areas of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Communication Skills to engineering and other disciplines and develop innovative minds for learning and interdisciplinary research. The department works with the following mission for achieving the same:

  • Focus on developing strong foundations in applied science for nurturing professionals having sound analytical and critical thinking ability for innovative solutions of multi-disciplinary and socially relevant problems.
  • Develop strong linkages with relevant agencies for knowledge creation, dissemination and application.
  • Continuously improve the basic infrastructure in pursuit of academic excellence.
  • Create a nurturing environment for lifelong learning.
  • Focus on developing strong language skills for effective communication.

What are the departmental USPs?

  • Highly experienced, PhD faculty (Mostly from IITs and NET Qualified).
  • Small Class size for better one-to-one interaction.
  • Project based curriculum.
  • Higher studies options up to PhD at par with other reputed institutes.
  • Special guidance for NET, GATE, JAM, NBHM and other competitive exams.

What degrees are offered through the department?

The Department currently offers the following degrees:

  • BSc (H) Mathematics (Total Intake: 30). Click here for details
  • BSc (H) Physics (Total Intake: 20). Click here for details
  • MSc (H) Mathematics (Total Intake: 20). Click here for details
  • PhD in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Click here for details.

What are the career opportunities available when I am graduated?

B.Sc (H) Physics opens a wide array of careers like to pursue MSc and join as scientists in R&D research labs like NPL, DRDO and ISRO. Students can also pursue research degress and jobs in interdisciplinary areas like biophysics, robotics, medical physics, geo-physics, environmental sciences, forensic sciences and statistics and science journalism. Students who wish to opt out of physics can take up various competitive examinations like MBA, MCA and Civil Services.

Qualify for a broad range of careers in industry, business, government and teaching.  One can have the following options: Research scientist, professor, teacher, banker, statistician, forensic analyst, crypto analyst etc.

Pursuing Higher Studies (M.Sc Maths/Phd)
In case, students, having valid GATE score, wish to pursue higher studies at The NorthCap University, option for availing teaching assistantship (TA) is available. There is a well-defined SOP and a student having qualified for availing TA can get monthly assistantship of 12,500/-.
Many of our passed out students are placed in Nagarro Software company and some of are pursuing their MS from USA in addition to M.Sc and BSc from reputed institutes of India. Click here for more details.

For all programs, who will give the degree?

The Degrees to all the programs will be awarded by the NCU established by the Haryana State Legislature under the Haryana Private Universities (Third amendment) Act, 2009.The NorthCap University is recognised by UGC and empowered to award degrees under Section 21 of the UGC Act.

All degrees awarded by The NorthCap University are recognized by all organizations in India and Abroad.

What is the Admission Procedure of each program?

B.Sc (H) Maths: Minimum 55% marks in best four subjects (with English and Mathematics as compulsory subjects) at the 10+2 level from any recognized Board with at least 55% marks in Mathematics.  Physical education will not be counted amongst best four subjects. For more details, Click here.

B.Sc Physics: Minimum 55% marks in best four subjects (with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects) at the 10+2 level from any recognized Board with at least 55% marks. Physical education will not be counted amongst best four subjects. For more details, Click here

M.Sc Maths: Minimum 55% marks (or equivalent CGPA) in the aggregate in BSc or equivalent degree (with compulsory 3 papers of Mathematics in annual system or at least 4 papers of Mathematics in semester system). A student from a university NOT recognized by UGC/AICTE/AIU/MHRD or any other statutory body of Government of India shall not be eligible for admission. For more details, Click here.

PhD M.Sc./ M.A (Maths) degree with min. 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent, with NET/GATE/JRF qualified or M.Sc./ M.A (Maths) with min. 67.5% marks in aggregate or equivalent. For more details, Click here

When will be the admission forms available?

The forms are available from January onwards every year. The advertisements for the exact dates can be seen in all leading newspapers and magazines of India along with the institute’s official website. One can also keep a regular check on the homepage of the website for more information on admissions.

When does the session starts?

The first semester commences in the last week of July every year. The exact date is announced and conveyed through notice on NCU’s website in the detailed Academic calendar for the session.

What is the duration of the course?

B.Sc – Minimum duration of the course is 3 years, which is uniformly divided into 6 semesters. The odd semester starts in July and even semester begins in January next year.

M.Sc - Minimum duration of the course is 2 years, which is uniformly divided into 4 semesters. The odd semester starts in July and even semester begins in January next year.

What Kind of faculty does the Department have?

Highly experienced, research driven PhD faculty mostly from IIT’s and NET qualified.  Besides the well qualified and experienced faculty, we have Honorary Distinguished Research Professors associated with the department. The faculty group in the department can be compared to the best in North India. Click here for detailed faculty profile.

What kind of infrastructure and facilities are available in the department?

State of art Laboratories

The Department of Applied Sciences has well-equipped laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Numerical Analysis. The equipment are conscientiously kept up-to-date and in excellent working condition, for these are the tools whereby the budding engineers get a hands-on experience of experimentation and practical application of theories. They help foster the essential scientific temper, inclination and aptitude for engineering training in students. For more details,
Physics Laboratory – Click here for details
Chemistry Laboratory – Click here for details
Mathematics Laboratory – Click here for details

Departmental Library

Besides main library of the Institute, department has its own library to cater the special needs of students, faculty and technical staff members. Library is accessible to the faculty of the department for ready reference as well as borrowing for a semester. The library is maintained independently by the department with each section under a library in charge. Following things are available in the departmental library:

  • Copy of each book related to the field of Physics, Chemistry, Maths which is available in main library, has been kept for quick reference.
  • Copy of International and National Journals related to above mentioned fields.
  • Previous year question papers of NET, GATE, IES and reputed institutes and universities.
  • Previous year project and thesis.

For more details, refer to: Click here

What are the department run clubs and societies for the students to indulge in?

Students and the faculty of the department are actively involved in various extension activities. Department has various societies such as MATHEMACTIVE, ENACTUS, and OSA Student Chapter under which many events and workshops were organized for the students successfully.
Click here for more details.

Is Hostel Facility Available?

There are 1 Girls Hostel and 2 Boys Hostel and all are located within a range of 1 Km from the college. The rooms are spacious and are well furnished with beds, study table, inbuilt cupboards, ceiling fans and lights. The hostels have the following facilities:

  • Internet Facility
  • Power Backup
  • Entertainment / Sports Complex
  • Mess
  • Recreation room
  • Individual lockers
  • Bathroom with geyser fittings, etc
  • In addition to the hostels, PGs are available in close vicinity of the campus at reasonable rates.

Do NCU students get stipend for under graduate and post graduate students ?

The university provides scholarship scheme as per the State Govt. act. For more details, contact at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Are there any research/sponsored projects being handled by the department?

The department has undertaken numerous sponsored projects. Click here for details.

Inside NCU, where is the Department located?

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Is reserve category applicable for all states in India?

There is 15% reservation for Haryana General and 10% for Haryana SC.