Estd : 1947
Affiliation : West Bengal State University


Basirhat College 
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Department of Physics

About the Department

The Department of Physics of Basirhat College started its journey in the year 1969 and has completed 51 glorious years in providing quality education as well as exposure to its students in different fields. Since its inception it remains one of the most rich and productive Departments of the college. The faculty consists of experienced teachers who are acknowledged for their contribution to the field of teaching and research in Physics. Faculties are constantly encouraged students to be engaged actively in the educational activities. The Department motivate students to participate warmly and discuss and share their thoughts and opinions through group discussions, class presentation and student seminar. Faculty members not only focuses on education but works for developing personal qualities such as teamwork, determination, flexibility, confidence, self-esteem, respect, etc., for shaping a versatile personality in students.
The department has an well equipped Laboratories for both Honours and and General undergraduate courses. The departmental library has good collection of text and reference books. The department has also a computer laboratory with computers connected through LAN with internet facility.


Dr. Raghu Nath Bera

Dr. Raghu Nath Bera, Asst. Prof., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Raghu Nath Bera received his M. Sc. Degree in physics in 1993 from Vidyasagar University with first class first. He did his Ph. D. on organic semiconductors from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science in 1999. From 2000 -2002 he was an STA Fellow in Dr M Tokumoto's group at Nanotechnology Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan. From 2002-2003 he was also a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr K Yase's group at Photonics Research Institute, AIST, Japan. In these three years he worked on OLED and organic solar cells. In 2003 he moved to UK as a Postdoctoral Fellow to work with Prof I D W Samuel (University of St Andrews) and Prof P L Burn ( University of Oxford). In UK he was involved in developing highly efficient OLED until 2005. He joined in Basirhat College in 2006. He was also a Visiting Scientist in 2010 at Tokyo Institute of Technology, National Defense Academy and Photonics Research Institute, Japan. Currently his research interest is organic semiconductors and nanomaterials. Read More..

Prof. Paramita Mallick

Prof. Paramita Mallick, Asst. Prof., M.Sc.

Paramita Mallick has obtained her Master degree in physics from University of Calcutta with Nuclear and Particle Physics as an area of specialization. She is interested in High Energy Physics, Statistical Physics, Bio Physics, Computer etc. She was former Junior Scientist in BARC, Trombey, Mumbai. She is also having teaching experience of ten years. Read More..

Dr. Purnendu Chakraborty

Dr. Purnendu Chakraborty, Asst. Prof., M. Sc. Ph.D.

Dr. Chakraborty did his B.Sc and M.Sc from VisvaBharati, Santiniketan. He did his Ph.D work on Theoretical Particle Physics from Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata. Subsequently he worked at SINP (Kolkata), University of Minnesota (USA), Bose Institute (Kolkata), Physical Research Laboartory (Ahmedabad) and Varaible Energy Cyclotron Centre (Kolkata). His research interest is Statistical Field Theory. Read More..

Dr. Mahuya Chakrabarti

Dr. Mahuya Chakrabarti, Asst. Prof., M. Sc. Ph.D.

Dr. Mahuya Chakrabarti has joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics in the year 2017. She received her B. Sc. and M. Sc.degrees from the University of Calcutta. She received her Ph.D. degree from University of Calcutta in 2006. She had worked at University of Trento (Italy), RIB Division, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre and Department of Physics, University of Calcutta (Dr. D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow). Her area of research interest is Experimental Condensed Matter Physics. She has published a considerable number of articles in internationally reputed journals and also has authored two books. Read More..

Dr. Priyanka Chowdhury

Dr. Priyanka Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Priyanka Chowdhury has joined Basirhat College on 23.02.21. Previously she was working as an Assistant Professor at Mahishadal Raj College (2017-2021). She received her Ph.D degree in Theoretical physics (Theoretical quantum information) in 2017 from the University of Calcutta. Her area of interest is the study of quantum information theory dealing with the duality between the existence of an event without observation and its existence revealed by observation. She has published research papers in journals of international repute, notably the renowned journal, Physical Review Letters. Read More..

Mr. Mrinal Haldar

Mr. Mrinal Haldar, Technical Assistant

Mrinal Haldar joined the Basirhat College in the year 2003. Read More..

Mr. Kajal Mondal

Mr. Kajal MondalTechnical Assistant

Kajal Mondal joined as an Lab attendant in the Department of Physics in the year 1999. Read More..