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BSc Applied Physics | KU

BSc 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.

BSc Applied Physics degree is offered by the Kathmandu University (KU) 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 undergraduates 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. Graduates 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 course under the affiliation of Kathmandu University. This University is located in Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchowk.

Objectives of BSc Applied Physics

Some of the major objectives of BSc Applied Physics degree for students are listed below:

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

Admission Requirements in BSc Applied Physics

In order to be eligible to study this bachelor level degree, applicants must have to pass +2 or ISc 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.

Career and Scope

This valued degree is a gateway to an array of careers. BSc Applied Physics degree graduates can find work in diverse areas of engineering, photonics/ optoelectronics, semiconductors, research& evolution 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