BSc (Hons) Physics program offered by the Department of Applied Sciences at The NorthCap University, is an excellent program for those who wish to have broad knowledge of the various areas of Physics including fundamental concepts and its applications. The program offers an educational prospect in various arenas of Physics. It offers a systematic study of the concepts of Physics and their applications in the real world. The program provides an in depth education in the core subjects of Physics, starting from Optics, Nuclear, Particle and Astrophysics, and beyond. The inclusion of the courses of liberal studies like; introduction to Psychology, Indian History and Constitution, fine arts etc. typically emphasize reading and writing extensively about what is being read. These courses will help students in articulating their arguments and doing thorough research.

The curriculum includes summer internships, MOOC Courses, effective communication courses, tinkering lab, general proficiency and a variety of program and open elective courses for their academic growth in their areas of interest.  The course curriculum is aligned with the syllabus of various competitive entrance exams like JAM, GATE, NET etc. to facilitate their admission in master’s program at other reputed institutions like IIT’s and NIT’s. The curriculum also includes major project and programming-based courses for the technical skill development of the students.

Career Opportunities

BSc (H) Physics opens up a wide range of job opportunities in the employment areas like Indian Civil Services, Power generating companies, pyrotechnics manufacturing, astronomy, applied electronics, research and development firms, technical journals, Indian civil services, etc. Students may also take up various other job types like a professor, radiation oncologist, research assistant, data analyst, consulting physicist, etc.


  • Highly experienced and Research driven Faculty: All faculty members are Ph.D. degrees holders (mostly from IITs, NITs, Central and State Universities).
  • Fee concessionand merit scholarships to the deserving students.
  • Curriculumhas been designed in accordance to UGC norms. Moreover, the syllabus is aligned with that of NET, GATE, JAM and other competitive exams.
  • School of Professional Attachment (Placement cell)provides 100% placement assistance to   students after successful completion of the second year of the program.
  • Experiment and Project-based curriculum, the students perform the experiment in fully equipped, functional laboratories. Projects may be developed in diversified areas of Physics and related subjects.
  • MOOC Courses in the curriculum are adopted from national level platforms like NPTEL, SWAYAM etc.
  • Inclusion of liberal study courses inculcates the critical thinking among students which help them to be good professionals and better human being.
  • General Proficiency (GP) in each semester helps the students to overcome their weakness by providing them suitable platforms. It offers the students to develop leadership skills too.
  • After second year, Internshipis mandatory for all students to provide them exposure of work environment in corporate world and research. Regular industry visits and academic sessions with industry experts make them more employable.
  • Since the beginning of the program, each student is assigned a faculty mentor,who helps the students to solve their personal and professional problems. Regular interactions with distinguished professors (Padma Shri & Bhatnagar awardees) keeps the students motivated towards their goals.
  • To improve the learning and the performance in examinations, remedial classesare conducted in each semester for slow learning students.
  • Tinkering Lab is a platform where interdisciplinary students from various programs join their hands together to work on a project of their mutual interest.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Program Educational Objective (PEO’s) of BSc (Hons) Physics program are

  1. To develop broad and balanced knowledge with understanding of physical concepts, principles and theories of Physics.
  2. To learn, design and perform experiments to have better clarity of concepts of Physics learnt in classrooms.
  3. To develop the ability to apply the acquired knowledge of Physics to specific real-life problems.
  4. To develop the skill of graduates to write entrance exams conducted by IIT’s/Universities to pursue PG and Integrated PhD and to gleam as great Physicist.
  5. To develop the confidence of graduates to appear for SSC, IBPS, RRB and Civil services exam and to occupy higher posts at administrative level.
  6. To emphasize the discipline of Physics to be the most important branch of science for pursuing the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary higher education/research.

Programme Outcome (POs)

After graduating, the students will acquire

  1. A systematic understanding of the academic fields of Physics, like Condensed matter Physics, Astrophysics, Nuclear and Particle Physics etc. and their linkage with related disciplinary areas.
  2. Professional skills to excel in research and development, teaching and government/public service.
  3. The ability to use skills in Physics for formulating Physics-related problems and identifying and applying appropriate physical principles and methodologies to solve a wide range of problems associated with Physics.
  4. The skills to plan and execute Physics-related experiments, analyze and interpret data, and report accurately the findings of the experiment while relating the findings to relevant theories of Physics.
  5. The ability to communicate the results of theoretical calculations and laboratory experiments in a clear and concise manner that incorporates the scientific conventions used by physicists worldwide.
  6. The ability to demonstrate problem-solving skills required to solve different types of Physics-related problems with well-defined solutions.

Programme Specific Outcome

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

PSO1: The students will obtain the basic and applied knowledge of the Physics Courses with emphasis on the scientific reasoning.

PSO2: Students will be trained to make themselves to be more employable through skill enhancement courses.

PSO3: Students shall have hands on experience on the research activities and projects that will provide a platform to them to explore their area of interest in future.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics (3 years)

Apply with Min 50% marks in aggregate (with English & Physics as compulsory subjects) in Grade 12th from any recognized Board with 50% marks in Physics.
Or min 1110 marks in SAT
Or min 26 marks in IB

College Board Designated Institution (DI) code is 9078, NorthCap, University, Candidates have to use this code number when sending SAT score reports to the university.

Selection Criteria

B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics (3 years)

Apply with Min 50% marks in aggregate (with English & Physics as compulsory subjects) in Grade 12th from any recognized Board with 50% marks in Physics.
Or min 1110 marks in SAT
Or min 26 marks in IB

Degree OfferedSeats
BSc (Hons) Physics20

Programme Fee

B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics (3 years)

For Year 2020-21

For Indian Students
Rs. 1,09,000/-
For NRI Students
Rs 1,54,500/- or Equivalent Foreign Exchange.

Hostel Fee (where applicable) Rs. 65000/- per semester

Fee Concession cum Scholarship

B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics (3 years)

% of Tuition Fees as ScholarshipEligibility (For CBSE )*SAT Score (Conducted by The College Board)Scores in IB Diploma Programme
100%CBSE: 99% and above1500+43-45
50%CBSE: 95.1%- <991400 – 150041-42
25%CBSE: 85%- <951300 – 140032-40

*For CBSE as per percentage score in applicable subjects by program. Normalised Scores will be taken for other Boards with respect to CBSE)

  • The table above is only to represent Fees concessions/Scholarships in case a candidate is selected and the details of Scholarship offered will be part of the  Admission Offer extended to candidates upon selection. For selection, University shall follow the announced process.
  • Fee Concession includes Haryana Residents and shall be as per the Standard Operating Procedure of The NorthCap University from time to time and available at www.ncuindia.edu.
  • Candidate must enroll for the program by depositing the advance fee by the given due date in provisional admission offer letter. Should a candidate fail to do so, candidate shall have no claim over the scholarship. The Scholarship thereafter, shall be passed on to the next eligible candidate.
  • Continuation of Admission Scholarship is subject to obtaining CGPA of 8 on a scale of 10, having no backlog and no discipline case being recorded against the student.
  • In addition to the fees concession/scholarship, to encourage & motivate students the following awards are also given:
    • The NorthCap University Scholars Award (On GATE results – for Final Year BTech)
    • Research Fellowship Award (for PhD Scholars)
    •  Vice Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Awards
  • Only one type of scholarship/fee concession from any source whatsoever is admissible to a student. A certificate signed by the student & parent is to be provided as proof for this.

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B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics (3 years)

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B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics (3 years)

Q1- What is the Vision of Applied Science Department?

Ans- 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.

Q2- 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 upto PhD at par with other reputed institutes.
  • Special guidance for NET, GATE, JAM, NBHM and other competitive exams.

Q3- What degrees are offered through the department?

Ans- The Department currently offers the following degrees:

  • B. Sc (H) Mathematics (Total Intake: 30). Click here for details
  • B. Sc (H) Mathematics with specialization in Data Sciences (Total Intake: 30).Click here for details
  • B. Sc (H) Physics (Total Intake: 30). Click here for details
  • B. Sc (H) Chemsitry (Total Intake: 20). Click here for details
  • M. Sc (H) Mathematics (Total Intake: 20). Click here for details
  • PhD. in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Click here for details.

Q4- What are the career opportunities available when I am graduated?

Ans- 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.

After the completion of the B.Sc (H) degree in Chemistry there are various options available for the chemistry graduates, they can go for Master degree in Chemistry i.e. M.Sc in Chemistry, go in a research area and can even look for professional job oriented courses in Pharmaceutical industry. Often, in some reputed universities or colleges in India and abroad the students are recruited directly by big MNC’s (Teva Pharma, Mankind, Glaxo Smith, Roschetc) after their completion of the course.

B.Sc. (H) Mathematics specialization in data analysis opens a range of careers such as banking,Pharmaceutical companies, insurance, retail, transport, industries, retail, healthcare, etc. Aftercompletion of the course the data science graduates will be able to identify patterns, predict trends andanalyze data and will become successful professionals. Students will be able to provide organizations apowerful source of insight as they plan the future of their workforce. Students who like to exploremultidisciplinary sectors; this course is the first step to fulfill their dreams. If someone wants to pursuehigher studies then they are eligible for all competitive exams 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 NagarroSoftware 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.

Q5- For all programs, who will give the degree?

Ans- 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.

Q6- What is the Admission Procedure of each program?

Ans- B.Sc (H) Mathematics: Class 11 and in 12 Class Pre-Board Exam (with English and Mathematics as compulsory subjects) or SAT Score or IB Exam (Predictive score) and Personal Interview. For more details, Click here.

B.Sc (H) Mathematics with Specialization in Data Sciences: Class 11 and in 12 Class Pre-Board Exam (with English and Mathematics as compulsory subjects) or SAT Score or IB Exam (Predictive score) and Personal Interview. For more details, Click here.

B.Sc (H) Physics: Class 11 and in 12 Class Pre-Board Exam (with English and Physics as compulsory subjects) or SAT Score or IB Exam (Predictive score) and Personal Interview.For more details, Click here

B.Sc (H) Chemistry: Class 11 and in 12 Class Pre-Board Exam (with English and Chemistry as compulsory subjects) or SAT Score or IB Exam (Predictive score) and Personal Interview.For more details, Click here

M.Sc Maths: Minimum 50% marks (or equivalent CGPA) in the aggregate in BSc or
equivalentdegree (with compulsory 3 papers of Mathematics in annual
system or at least four papers of Mathematics in semester system). For more details, Click here.

Q7- When does the session starts?

Ans- 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.

Q8- 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.

Q9- 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.

Q10- What kind of infrastructure and facilities are available in the department?

State of art Laboratories

The Department of Applied Scienceshas 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.

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, Mathswhich 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.

Q11- 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, MINERVA-Quizzing Society and OSA Student Chapter under which many events and workshops were organized for the students successfully.

Q12- 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 admissions@ncuindia.edu.

Q13- Are there any research/sponsored projects being handled by the department?

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

Q14- Inside NCU, where is the Department located?

The Department is located on the Ground floor of the Institute and the departmental labs are in the workshop Area.


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