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Engineering Physics

Engineering physics or engineering science refers to the study of the combined disciplines of physics, mathematics and engineering, particularly computer, nuclear, electrical, electronic, materials or mechanical engineering.

Career Options

  • • Software/Network Manager • Manufacturing and research • Teaching

Educational Qualifications

  • - Bachelor’s Degree- Those with bachelor's degrees in physics may find positions as technicians or research assistants. These professionals may work in software and network development and other engineering fields. - Master’s Degree- Those with master’s degree may get into teaching, manufacturing and industry research positions. - Doctoral Degree- Physicist positions in independent research, management and university-level teaching generally require doctoral degrees.

Personal Skills

  • - Systematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of the skills and research methods related to the said field. - The ability to conceive
  • design or create
  • implement and adopt a substantial research or creation process. - The ability to contribute to the expanding of the frontiers of knowledge by means of original research - The ability to perform a critical analysis and an evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas

Courses to be pursued

  • • B. Tech (Physics Engineering) • M. Tech (Physics Engineering) • B. Sc/M. Sc (Physics Engineering)

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Working Conditions

• Engineering physicists work in office, industrial plant and laboratory environments. They may work long hours or under pressure to meet deadlines and define procedures and standards. • Engineering physicists must constantly update their knowledge and skills to keep up with rapid advances in technology.

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Successful Persons

C.V. Raman

Carried out ground-breaking work in the field of light scattering, which earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics.


He was an Indian nuclear physicist, founding director, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, also known as Father of Indian Nuclear Program.

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