B.Sc. Applied Physics | Kathmandu University

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics is ideal for those who have a strong dedication towards physics and its application in the real world. The program provides the students with knowledge and skills required to apply physics to solve the practical problems in industry, science and engineering. It is recommended for those interested in newly evolving technologies, diverse areas of physics and instrumentation.

This degree is offered by the Kathmandu University (K.U) of Nepal. This degree is a study of fundamental laws of nature and their application to the contemporary technologies. This course is of 4 years duration. This course is designed to provide students with an intensive background in physics meanwhile relating it to applications used in technology-based industries, such as astrophysics, computer-based laboratory, microelectronics and optical science. The program is a blend of courses, like mathematics, chemistry and physics with a major emphasis on its application to solve real-world problems. Students are provided with an opportunity to take part in physics research on and off campus.

Kathmandu University School of Science is the only academic institution in Nepal, which is offering this program under the affiliation of Kathmandu University. This University is located in Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchowk.

List of B.Sc. Applied Physics Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for B.Sc. Applied Physics program under Kathmandu University in Nepal.

Objectives of B.Sc. Applied Physics

Some of the major objectives of this program are listed below:

  • To produce academically and professionally competent graduates.
  • To conduct and promote development and research activities in the field of physics.
  • To provide students with an understanding of the historical development and the role of physics in current technologies.
  • To enable students to apply the classroom learning to solve the real world problem using both numerical and analytical techniques.
  • To prepare students for further education.

Admission Requirements in B.Sc. Applied Physics

In order to be eligible to study this bachelor level degree, applicants must have to pass +2 or I.SC with at least second division along with 50% marks in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics. Applicants must have to appear in the entrance test conducted by the Kathmandu University which is followed by a personal interview.

Selection Procedures:

Selection is made on the basis of past academic records and marks of entrance test administered by the Kathmandu University. Applicant's performance in the personal interview is also taken into consideration.

Required Documents:

  • Eligible candidates must have to submit two passport size photographs.
  • Applicants should submit attested photocopies of academic certificates of all the examinations taken by board.
  • Applicant must have to submit character certificate issued by educational institution last attended.
  • Duly completed and properly signed admission form.

Scope and Career Prospects

This valued degree is a gateway to an array of careers. Graduates can find work in diverse areas of engineering, photonics/ optoelectronics, semiconductors, research& development as well as in communication sector. They have the option to work as:

  • Geophysics
  • Laser Physics
  • Academician
  • Optoelectronics
  • Materials Science
  • Telecommunications
  • Environmental Physics
  • Sensors and Transducers
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonic
  • Instrumentation Designer
  • Biophysics and Medical Physics
  • Product Design and Development
  • Computing & Software Development
  • Computational Physics and Modeling
  • Semiconductor Devices and Microelectronics

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