WOMEN UNIVERSITY of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Bagh

Introduction

The Physics department of women university AJ&K Bagh is newly born and one of the good place for research and education in physics since 2014.The department has 6 faculty members, more than 80 undergraduate and graduate students. Research is organized into three primary research areas like plasma physics, experimental high energy physics and medical physics. The department initially offered BS, M.Sc and M. Phil. degrees and is keen to offer Ph.D. in near future. Department has strong research collaboration with National Center for Physics Islamabad and Atomic Energy Commission of Pakistan. For extra curriculum activities, Department has Ibn, Al- Haytham Physics Society.

Faculty of Physics

S.No Name Designation Qualification Qualification Email
1 Muhammad Shahid Assistant Professor shahidravian@yahoo.com
2 Bushra Aziz Lecturer M.Phil Physics M.Phil Physics bushra_aziz87@wuajk.edu.pk
3 Dr. Kamal Hussain Khan Assistant Professor PhD, COMSATS, Pakistan PhD, COMSATS, Pakistan dr.kamal@wuajk.edu.pk

Enrolled students

  • BS Physics: 32
  • MSc Physics:34
  • MPhil Physics: 19

Courses


1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-3101 Mechanics 4
CMP-3102 Introduction to Computing 2+1
MAT-3103 Calculus-I (Calculus for Functions of one variable) 3
ECO-3104 Fundamentals of Economics 3
ENG-3105 English I (Functional English) 3
PHY-3106 Physics Lab-I 1
Total 17

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-3201 Electricity and Magnetism 4
STAT- 3202 Introduction to Statistics 2+1
MAT-3203 Calculus-II (Calculus for Functions of Several Variables) 3
PHY-3204 Heat and thermodynamics 3
ENG-3205 English II(Communication Skills) 3
PHY-3206 Physics Lab-II 1
Total 17

3rd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-4301 Waves and oscillations 3
CHE-4302 Environmental Science      3
MAT-4303 Linear algebras 3
PHY-4304 Modern physics 3
ENG-4305 English III (Technical Writing and Presentation Skills) 3
PHY-4306 Physics lab-III 1
PAK-4307 Pakistan Studies 2
Total 18

4th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-4401 Optics 3
STAT-4402 Statistical Packages 2+1
MAT-4403 Differential equations 3
EDU-4404 Introduction to Psychology 3
CHE-4405 Physical Chemistry 3
PHY-4406 Physics lab-IV 1
ISL-4407 Islamic studies 2
Total 18

5th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-5501 Mathematical Methods of Physics-I 3
PHY-5502 Electromagnetic theory-I 3
PHY-5503 Classical Mechanics 3
PHY-5504 Electronics 3
PHY-5505 Computational Physics 2+1
PHY-5506 Physics Lab-V(Electronics) 2
Total 17

6th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-5601 Mathematical Methods of Physics-II 3
PHY-5602 Electromagnetic theory-II 3
PHY-5603 Solid State Physics 3
PHY-5604 Nuclear Physics 3
PHY-5605 Atomic & Molecular Physics 3
PHY-5606 Physics Lab-VI(Advanced Physics) 2
Total 17

7th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6701 Statistical  Mechanics & Thermal Physics 3
PHY-6702 Quantum Mechanics- I 3
PHY-6703 Particle Physics 3
PHY-6800 Or 670Y Thesis OR Optional course 3
PHY-670X Elective Advanced Course-I (See below) 3
PHY-6706 Physics Lab-VII (Modern Physics) 2
Total 17

8th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6801 Plasma Physics 3
PHY-6802 Quantum Mechanics-II 3
PHY-6803 Comprehensive viva S/U
PHY-6800 OR PHY-680Y Thesis OR Optional course 3
PHY-680X Elective Advanced Course-II 3
PHY-6806 Physics Lab- VII (General Physics) 2
Total 14

Note: Pak Study is offered in first semester for session 2014-18 with course code PAK-3107 but will be offered with course code PAK-4307 in 3rd semester in 2015 and onward sessions. General courses can be changed and offered according to the available faculty.

Elective Advance Course-I

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6707 Solid State Physics,  Advanced Course-I 3(3,0)
PHY-6708 Nuclear Physics, Advanced Course-I 3(3,0)
PHY-6709 Electronics, Advanced Course-I 3(3,0)

Elective Advance Course-II

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6807 Solid State Physics,  Advanced Course-II 3(3,0)
PHY-6808 Nuclear Physics, Advanced Course-II 3(3,0)
PHY-6809 Electronics, Advanced Course-II 3(3,0)

7th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6W10 Radiation & Medical Physics 3(3,0)
PHY-6W11 Experimental Plasma Physics 3(3,0)
PHY-6W12 Environmental Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W13 Magnetism in Condensed Matter 3(3,0)
PHY-6W14 Surface  Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W15 Introduction to Nano Science and Technology 3(3,0)
PHY-6W16 Polymer Physics 3(3,0)
PHY-6W17 Bio-Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W18 Computer Simulations 3(3,0)
PHY-6W19 Optoelectronics 3(3,0)
PHY-6W20 Lasers 3(3,0)

Note: Student can choose one optional paper from the list given above, each in 7th and 8th semester, as an alternative of thesis. This option shall be related to the availability of qualified staff and their decision shall be taken in staff meeting which is supposed to be held two week before the commencement of semester. In the course code W will be replaced by 7 in 7th semester otherwise W will be replaced by 8.

1st Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-5101 Mathematical Methods of Physics-I 3
PHY-5102 Electromagnetic theory-I 3
PHY-5103 Classical Mechanics 3
PHY-5104 Electronics 3
PHY-5105 Computational Physics 2+1
PHY-5106 Physics Lab- I(Electronics) 3
Total 18

2nd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-5201 Mathematical Methods of Physics-II 3
PHY-5202 Electromagnetic theory-II 3
PHY-5203 Solid State Physics 3
PHY-5204 Nuclear Physics 3
PHY-5205 Atomic & Molecular Physics 3
PHY-5206 Physics Lab-II(Advanced Physics) 3
Total 18

3rd Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6301 Statistical  Mechanics & Thermal Physics 3
PHY-6302 Quantum Mechanics- I 3
PHY-6303 Particle Physics 3
PHY-6400 OR PHY- 630Y Thesis OR Optional course (see below) 3
PHY-630X Elective Advanced Course-I (See below) 3
PHY-6306 Physics Lab-III (Modern Physics) 3
Total 18

4th Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6401 Plasma Physics 3
PHY-6402 Quantum Mechanics-II 3
PHY-6403 Comprehensive viva S/U
PHY-6400 OR PHY-640Y Thesis OR Optional course (See below) 3
PHY-640X Elective Advanced Course-II (See below) 3
PHY-6406 Physics Lab- VI (General Physics) 3
Total 15

Elective Advance Course-I

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6307 Solid State Physics,  Advanced Course-I 3(3,0)
PHY-6308 Nuclear Physics, Advanced Course-I 3(3,0)
PHY-6309 Electronics, Advanced Course-I 3(3,0)

Elective Advance Course-I

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6407 Solid State Physics,  Advanced Course-II 3(3,0)
PHY-6408 Nuclear Physics, Advanced Course-II 3(3,0)
PHY-6409 Electronics, Advanced Course-II 3(3,0)

Optional Advance

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-6W10 Radiation & Medical Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W11 Experimental Plasma Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W12 Environmental Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W13 Magnetism in Condensed Matter 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W14 Surface  Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W15 Introduction to Nano Science and Technology 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W16 Polymer Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W17 Bio-Physics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W18 Computer Simulations 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W19 Optoelectronics 3 (3,0)
PHY-6W20 Lasers 3 (3,0)

Note: Student can choose one optional paper from the list given above, each in 3rd and 4th semester, as an alternative of thesis. This option shall be related to the availability of qualified staff and their decision shall be taken in staff meeting which is supposed to be held two week before the commencement of semester. In the course code W will be replaced by 3 in 3rd semester otherwise W will be replaced by 4 in the 4th semester.

M.Phil. Programme(Scheme of Study)

The main objective of our M. Phil. program is to enhance the level of understanding of the enrolled scholars in the subject of Physics and their desired area of speciality. This program trains graduates to acquire excellence in teaching and research in theoretical as well as experimental physics. The objective of this program is to provide trained man power to support the progress of country. University seeks hardworking students who could work with all their enthusiasm for the enhancement of their abilities and knowledge as a professional; thus, enabling them to build a career bringing success.
Total credit hour: 30
Course work = 24
Research and Thesis = 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-7101 Methods of Mathematical Physics (Compulsory Course) 3
PHY-7102 Plasma Physics 3
PHY-7103 Material Science 3
PHY-7104 Medical Physics 3
PHY-7105 Advanced Quantum Mechanics (Compulsory Course) 3
PHY-7106 Methods and Techniques of Experimental Physics 3
PHY-7107 Particle Physics 3
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY -7201 Statistical Physics (Compulsory Course) 3
PHY -7202 Electrodynamics (Compulsory Course) 3
PHY -7203 Advanced Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusions 3
PHY -7204 Advanced Medical physics 3
PHY-7205 Experimental Plasma Physics 3
PHY-7206 Fundamentals of nano Science 3
PHY-7207 Detectors, Accelerator  and High energy Experiments 3

Note: PHY-7101, 7105, 7201 and 7202 are compulsory courses. Remaining courses can be offered according to available faculty for any semester.

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PHY-800 Thesis 06

Staff

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