Physics, as a core subject was introduced in the year 1979 with B.Sc (PCM ) as undergraduate level study program, with the aim to provide facility to study basic science for the students in this  rural area.


“Offering education of highest quality at the undergraduate level in Physics “.

“To create a conducive atmosphere for students, where emphasis is not on domestic skills but on academic learning “.


“Through Physics,most fundamental of the natural sciences, we stimulate intellectual curiosity,imbibe  the spirit of scientific  temper and instill logical and analytical approach to problem solving. Our main goal is to churn out best students from our institution “


The students and teachers of the department have computer and internet facility .

Departmental  library is equipped with informative collection of books.

Department has well equipped laboratory.

Smart class facilities  are provided.

Remedial Classes  for  weak students  are conducted.

Well experienced teaching faculties and support  staff.

Course curriculum:

*    B.Sc (honors) in Physics

  *      B.SC with physics as a  major/minor subject

 (According to national education policy in 2020)


*    Choice based credit system from the academic year  2019 to 2022.          


Programme Outcomes:

·        Disciplined knowledge: knowledge of science and ability to apply to relevant areas.

·       Problem solving: To Execute a  solution process using first principles of science to solve problems related to respective discipline.

·       Modern tool usage :To Use  modern scientific,engineering and IT tool or technique for solving problems in the areas of their discipline.

·       Ethics: Applying professional ethics and norms in respective discipline.

·       Individual and teamwork: To Work  effectively as  an individual  and as  a team member in a multidisciplinary team.

·       Communication: To Communicate effectively with the stake holders,and to give and receive clear instructions.

Programme objective:

·       To develop critical thinking, to empower them to think creatively about scientific problems with broader sense.

·       To carry out experiments to understand the laws and concepts of Physics.

·       To apply the theories learnt and the skills acquired to solve  problems.

·       To acquire a wide range of problem solving skills,both analytical and computational and to apply them.


·       To understand concepts and significance of various physical phenomena. 

Departmental Activities:

Department of Physics Activities 2017-18

  .*Guest Lecture by Prof.Nagaraj K.P.,FMKMC college,Madikeri on 3rd April 2018.


Topic: Astrophysics.


*workshop on soldering technique conducted for IV Sem  B.Sc students.


*On behalf of national science day Various competitions was organized for BSc students .

 -22 february essay competition

-23 february quiz competition .

  -26 february presentation of seminars.



To encourage young minds and to show the importance of science in everyday life National Science Day was organized by department of science on 1st of March, 2018 Thursday at Seminar Hall. The theme of the day was “Science and Technology for a Sustainable future”.

The function started was inaugurated by chief guests Dr. Indira Kalyana Sundaram, Scientist ,Department of Botany, Madras University, K,G Uthappa, Secretary Cauvery Education Society (R) and Dr. Rohini Thimmaiah, Principal, Coorg Institute of Pre-University college, ponnampet.

Mime show was performed by the students of I B.Sc to create an awareness of the importance of water.

In connection with National Science Day celebration 2018 general science quiz were conducted for non science staff.


*Guest Lecture by Dr.Jagannatha N.,FMKMC College,Madikeri on 6th  April 2018.


*Guest Lecture by Smt Susheela K.L., FMKMC College,Madikeri on 4th April 2018. Topic:Nanotechnology.



III B.Sc & II B.Sc  students are selected as student

faculty based on their merits.They  assist us in evaluating test papers and assignments.

Following are the selected students.

III B.Sc-1.Megha.




              5.Deepthi Devamma


II 1.Neha




III Students gave a lecture on Theory of  B.G. & Superconductivity to

II B.Sc students  on  22-04-2018.

  II B.Sc  students gave a lecture on the topic  Stellar Evolution,cosmic rays  &  X- ray  Crystallography to I B.Sc students on 27-04-2018.



*Class seminars were conducted for III B.Sc students on 9th and 10th of      March 2018.

Topic:Communication Electronics.


 *Miss.Neha M.M. of II B.Sc(PCM) was selected for “Physics training & talent search (PTTS) 2018” at National institute of technology Karnataka (NITK) Surathkal,Mangalore(D.K) with a passion to pursue research in Physics from May 21st to 10th June 2018.She has secured 1st place out of 50 students selected from all over Karnataka.


Our B.Sc students visited  KVK Gonikoppal,  for a session on Food processing techniques in February 2019.

National Science day was organized on 28th Feb 2019, the Chief guest of the event was Prof I.K Biddappa, (Rtd.Principal), Driector, Cauvery College Gonikoppal. The resource person was Dr.J.G Manjunath, HOD, Department of Chemistry, Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa College who delivered a talk on ‘Electrochemical sensors for the detection of bioactive molecules’ for the students of BSc.


On Saturday 20th July 2019, SCIENCE ASSOCIATION INAUGURATION was organizedby Science department. It was presided by Dr.A.C.Ganapathy, President, Cauvery Education Society, Gonikoppal, Sri. KG Uthappa, Hon.Secretary, Cauvery Education Society, Gonikoppal, Prof. Kusumadhar K V, Principal, Cauvery College, Gonikoppal were present. Chief Guest of the program Dr. Nithin K.S, Asst. Professor, National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru presented an informative session to the students on ‘Future prospects of Science’.


SCIENCE ASSOCIATION Organized Sir M VISVESVARAYA BIRTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION On Saturday, 14th September, 2019 at the Seminar Hall. It was presided by Prof.K V Kusumadhar, Principal,Cauvery College,Gonikoppal. The Chief Guest was Miss.Sushmitha, Lecturer in Kannada,CIT PU College, Ponnampet and Resource person of the day was Dr.Priyadarshini MM, Associate Professor, Dept of Pathology, Kodagu Institute of Medical Sciences, Madikeri.

B.Sc students visited a training session at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gonikoppal on ‘Food processing’ in January 2020.

On behalf of NSD 2020,  Science Association organized Science Day celebration on 29th February 2020, at the Seminar hall. The program was presided by Prof. K.V.Kusumadhar, Principal, CCG, Chief guests of the function were Sri.C.K Uthappa, President, Cauvery education society and Sri.M.N.Ramesh, Rtd.Prof, College of Forestry, Ponampet.In connection with  NSDC various events like quiz, PPT presentation, Collage and debate competitions were organized for the students which was followed by prize distribution.


Online classes were regularly conducted for the students of BSc.


On 09-11-2021 orientation program was jointly Organized by Science department to BSc students. Students were briefed about the NEP(New education policy) and introduced  to department of science  and  Laboratories.

Inauguration of Science Association and Nature club(Shrusti) in collaboration with IQAC was held on 11th December 2021 by the  department. Chief guest of the event was Miss. Nishma B T, Project Associate at CFTRI.

On 14th December 2021 Nature club Shrusti had organised one day trekking to Kabbe hills, Chellavara falls and Nalknad palace to the BSc students.

 III B.Sc students along with Science faculty members visited a training programme at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gonikoppal . The topic was on ‘A look into weather forecast and related Apps in agriculture’ and ‘Petroleum conservation’ by Dr.Harish, Subject matter specialist, Agrometerology on 25th February 2022, which was very informative to the students.

The Department of Science and IQAC jointly Organized NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY NSD-2022 on Feb 28th 2022. The Chief Guest was Sri. D. Krishna Chaithanya, Graduate Assistant Master (Facilitator), Gonikoppal High School who gave a talk on ‘Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for a sustainable future’ the theme of NSD 2022. Prof. M.B Kaveriappa, Principal, Cauvery College, Gonikoppal,Dr. A.S Poovamma, Vice-Principal Cauvery College, Gonikoppal, Prof. M.S Bharathy, Coordinator IQAC, Cauvery College, Gonikoppal were present.

Students of II Bsc performed a mime act on cause and effect of Excessive use of Mobile phones to bring awareness to students.Various inter-class activites were conducted for the students.

A trip was organized to IIIBSc students to Goa. As a part of curriculum, our II BSc students went on industrial visit to  Keltron, Dharmasala, Kannur, Kerala for practical exposure and insights to real working environment on 1st July 2022.

The team of eight  students from  l B.Sc and ll B.Sc have been  selected for the” IN-SPACE CANSAT INDIA” Student competition  2022-23 conducted by Astronautical society of India.

 Placement information:

Our students are well placed in Biocon, Microsoft, Wipro, Byju’s, Accenture, Postal services, Infosys and many more.Many of our students are into teaching field.

Student outcome:

Our students have a foundation of basic knowledge about the physical sciences. They apply scientific methodology to physical problems. They are able to pursue independent research and express scientific ideas and information in a clear and organized manner. They use qualitative and quantitative reasoning using physical techniques.