The Department of Physics was started in 1950 at the Intermediate level. In 1956, the subject was taught at the Pre-University level. In the following year, Physics was upgraded to an Ancillary subject for the Undergraduate students of Mathematics and later in 1979, was also introduced to students of Chemistry.
- Remedial classes-both in theory and practicals are conducted regularly to help slow learners compete with the other students.
- Abdul Kalam Prize was instituted from 2006.
- Study tours, field visits, energy conservation surveys form a regular part of the curriculum.
- The laboratory is well-equipped with instruments like Digital IC Trainer, Digital and Analog Meters and Bread board.