What is Physics

Physics is one of the oldest branches of natural sciences and is also the most sought after discipline with a wide scope for research. Coined from the ancient Greek word, Physics, meaning nature, the scope of Physics is vast and includes elements like matter, motion, energy, force, space and time among others. One of the branches of fundamental sciences, Physics has impacted our lives in various ways through the concepts of electromagnetic, nuclear physics, quantum physics etc. and led to the invention of basic electronic devices like Television, Computers and X-Ray machine as well as highly scientific nuclear weapons and space vehicles to name a few.

Course Fee for Physics

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
B.Sc.(Hons) in Physics at Nilamani Mahavidyalaya, Balasore
1.00 K
B.Sc. in Physics at Bharathi Women's College, Chennai
24.05 Lakhs
B.Sc.(Hons) in Physics at Ashoka University, Sonepat
10.68 Lakhs
Dual Degree in Physics at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
1.20 K
M.Sc. in Physics at Queen Mary's College, Chennai
M.Sc. in Physics at Darshan Shah College, Katihar
5.58 Lakhs
M.Sc. in Physics at Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri
1.93 Lakhs
M.Sc. in Physics at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi
41.00 K
Ph.D in Physics at JD Patil Sangludkar Mahavidyalaya, Daryapur
4.47 K
Ph.D in Physics at Government Dungar College, Bikaner
8.11 Lakhs
Ph.D in Physics at Bhupal Nobles University, Udaipur
2.82 Lakhs
Ph.D in Physics at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune
24.00 K
M.Sc. in Physics at Kalinga University, Raipur
3.60 K
M.Sc. in Physics at Mata Jijabai Government Girls PG College, Indore
3.12 Lakhs
M.Sc. in Physics at Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
1.11 Lakhs
M.Sc. in Physics at Panjab University, Chandigarh

Questions related to Physics

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hello sir, tell me the syllabus of msc physics 2020

Manisha Gupta Expert 6th Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

The syllabus varies college to college. Kindly mention here the particular college you are asking about the syllabus so that you can get answer of your query.

Good Luck!


jee mains 2020; maths,physics and chemistry weightage chapter wise ?

Deepshikha Student Expert 6th Apr, 2020
JEE Mains consists of questions from Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics of class 11th and 12th. So,make sure you are thorough with the syllabus of NCERT.Each section will have 20 Objective questions having four options each with only 1 correct option and 5 Numerical questions with numerical value as answer. For MCQs - 4 Marks will be given for every correct answer and 1 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer
For answer with numeric value - 4 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 0 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
You can refer to the link given below for detailed information about the chapterwise weightage of Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics in JEE Mains:
Hope this helps.
Good luck.

The physics chapter " Principle of Communication " is in the sylabus of neet 2020 or not ?

Rohan Goyal 6th Apr, 2020


Principle of communication chapter is not in the syllabus of NEET exam. But the electronic devices is the chapter which is in the syllabus of NEET exam.

For more information related to the syllabus, you can go to the link given below.

Link :- https://www.google.com/amp/s/medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-syllabus/amp

I hope your question has been answered properly.

All the best!


is it really necessary to refer reference books for physics (NEET)? -may I know why ncert is not sufficient even though syllabus is based on ncert textbooks??

Prakarsh Kaushik 5th Apr, 2020


No, NCERTs are not sufficient as they are good only for concept building. They don't have enough questions and examples to practise.

However, NCERT Chemistry is sufficient if you Mug up all the Intext Questions, Examples and Exercise Question. For Physics and Biology you need to refer to reference books as the key to cracking competitive exams like NEET is practising as many questions as you can.

Some of the reference books you can refer to are -

  1. IR Irodov - Physics
  2. HC Verma -  Physics
  3. Trueman's Objective Biology
  4. RC Mukherjee - Chemistry
  5. OP Tandon - Chemistry

You can also take help of this NEEt Knockout package to increase your chances of qualifying NEET with good score - https://learn.careers360.com/knockoutfull-neet-may/?icn=neet-knockout-lpage&ici=navigation-header_neet

Hope this was helpful


hello, i have 48/100 in maths and 43/100 in physics in 12 th, so am eligible for AFCAT, Non-AFCAT, SSC tech Entries???

Sharon Rose Student Expert 5th Apr, 2020


For AFCAT (Technical)the eligibility is that a candidate must have passed graduation degree with atleast 60% aggregate and must have passed 10+2 with Mathemactics and Physics with atleast 60% aggregate from a recognized board or University.As you have not passed with 60% in Mathematics and Physics you are not eligible to appear in AFCAT.For AFCAT (Non-Technical) a candidate must have passed Bachelor's degree or Post Gradudation in the respective field.You need not to pass with 60% in Mathemcatics and Physics for Non-technical.You can check the eligibility criteria for NOn-Techincal by clicking the link below https://afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/CareerAsPerBranches.html?dN=gdd&lN=lgdd

For SSC Tech a candidate must have passed in B.E/B.tech in any discipline.For SSC Tech (Non-Tech) a candidate must have passed graduation in any discipline.

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