About Department of Physics

St. Xavier's College, Mumbai 400001


The SXC Physics Department is one of the best places in india for research and education in Physics. Our undergraduate students every year achieve excellence in their subject learning and application.

The Department has 8 permanent faculty and 30 undergraduate students in final year. We have project based learning implemanted across all the years and courses. We have programmes like PROBE and JIGYASA to promote creative research among students. Our students and staff publish and present a large number of research papers every year and many get awarded. Our students intern in major institutes all across India.

The Department has been the source of innovation in Physics education for decades. Specialy after autonomy we have been able to innovate constantly. I am sure you will find this place academically creative and challenging.


Large Labs : We have around 5 lage labs to cater to our students various research needs.

Computer lab : We have a dedicated computer lab integrated with our Physics lab. That takes care of ever increasing computing needs of our students.

Department Library : We have a small department library for the referencing needs of our students

High end equipments : We have high end equipments such as Hall effect apparatus, Photoelectric effect apparatus, Zeeman effect apparatus and a Six inch telescope with auto tracking for night sky observatios

Dedicated Lab staff : We have a well trained and dedicated lab staff to help our students.


Department of Physics

Science Building, Ground Floor

St. Xavier's College

5, Mahapalika Marg,

Mumbai 400001

Phone : 022 22620661 Ext : 224, 225

Email : physicsatxaviers@gmail.com

Location on map

We are located in South Mumbai at a very prime location.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus : 500 m

Mumbai central station : 5.1 km

Lokmanya Tilak Terminus : 21 km

Mumbai Airport : 21 km

Marine Drive : 600 m