Number of students enrolled with the Physics Department in the year 2020-2021

FYBSc: 250

SYBSc: 145

TYBSc: 36

MSc-I : 20

MSc-II: 20

BSc in Physics

An undergraduate (BSc) degree in Physics provides an excellent basis not only for post-graduate studies in physics and related fields, but also for professional work in such fields as astrophysics, biophysics, engineering and applied physics, geophysics, management, law, economics or medicine. The undergraduate curriculum at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai offers students the opportunity to acquire a deep conceptual understanding of fundamental physics.

MSc in Physics

St. Xavier's College Physics Department has introduced a Masters (MSc) degree course in Physics with specialisation in Astrophysics from academic year 2019-20 onwards. This is a uniquely designed course in which classroom learning and research are blended together giving equal weightage to theory and practicals.


Labs: We have around 5 large 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 observations

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