Nuclear energy as we know has tremendous potential. If employed to full capacity, has the potential to solve the energy problems that most of the world still faces today. Over the years technology has made nuclear power a lot safer to use and is thus being used in many developed countries providing them with energy security. India too is working in a similar direction and has been generating electrical power through nuclear energy. New projects are coming up and more are to come. It's the safety factor that restricts nuclear power from being used at full potential. The M.Phil course in nuclear physics addresses all these issue and more and the challenges the world faces in meeting its ever growing energy needs.
Eligibility and course duration
Postgraduate degree in physics, biophysics, applied physics, and other related fields with minimum 55% marks. Selections are through entrance tests and interview.
Duration of the course is 1 year (full-time).
More about the course
The M.Phil course in Nuclear Physics is available as regular as well as part time course. It takes 1-2 years to complete as a regular course. Admissions are based on the marks obtained in the selection tests. Considering the energy needs of a fast developing country like ours, this a very relevant course that addresses issues on nuclear policy, nuclear technology, the business prospects and the climate change phenomenon that the world is getting affected with. The course aims to make you aware of the technological aspects of nuclear physics, management and the policies affecting nuclear proliferation. You will be equipped with skills and expertise that will help you take leadership role in the global nuclear industry. It takes in view the political, social and economic issues that come with it.
This is a very suitable course for those interested in making a career in nuclear energy. Nuclear physics provides for wide scope of research in the country and abroad. As a nuclear scientist or engineer you can find jobs in one of the many nuclear reactors in the country. Premier institutions like Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics provides some of the best job opportunities. There are also careers in nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear medicine, radiological prevention, health physics, nuclear powered submarines and so on. The M.Phil course also provides you with a sound footing for a full-fledged PhD in nuclear physics.
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