About the Department


Department of Physics has been one of the outstanding departments of St John’s College ever since its foundation in 1964. The department in the beginning offered Pre-degree courses and later on introduced B.Sc Physics in 1995. Now the Department offers six semester graduate course in Physics. Right from its inception, ‘Work is Worship’ has been the unwritten motto of the department, handed over from generation to generation. The staffs are always been the stronghold of the department, who have played key roles in its outstanding performance in various fields of activity, especially in the realm of academics.

Over the years the students of the Physics Department have been offered high-quality education, with special personal care. The laboratories are spacious, well planned and equipped with sophisticated instruments to enhance their practical skills. Seminars, assignments projects and field visits to research centres help to simulate genuine interest in science and infuse the creativity and scientific temper amongst the students. Presently, the department is headed by Dr. Benzon K.B. Dr. Jiji S.G and Dr. Praveen S G are the other faculty members. The department has produced excellent results in the subject in University of Kerala. We are happy to state that over the last few years, our students have made remarkable achievements in competitive exams like NET/SET/GATE exams and a good number of students are employed in various prestigious of life.


  • Face the challenges of the modern world with scientific skills.

  • To be a department in dynamic equilibrium with its social, ecological and economic environment resonated in excellence in education and research service to the nation.