About Govt. Holkar Science College, Indore
The 125 year old Holkar College enjoys the reputation of being the foundation of higher education in central India. Ever since its nception the institution has been a centre for quality education & research. The long list of eminent scholars like Prof. Padmnabhan, Prof. Despande, Prof. Abhankar, Prof. Bhagwat who associated themselves with this prestigious institute in one capacity or the other bears a testimony to this fact. The college still strives to carry forward its golden heritage. At present it is an autonomous college & a centre for excellence. A number of distinguished persons like Sir.C.V. Raman Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Dr. Radhakrishnan, Saint. Vinobha Bhave, Pandit. Madanmohan Malviya, Dr. A.P.J. Kalam have graced the college on various occasions.
About Department of Physics
Established in 1951 the 67 year old department of Physics has seen several batches of students at PG level, successfully completing their degree courses. The department maintains affiliations with DAVV, UGC-DAE CSR, RRCAT, & IIT Indore for the pursuance of basic research. The department has so for successfully organized a number of seminar / Symposium/workshop on varied subjects / topics. We now look forward to hosting this Symposium with the help of your active participation. We hope you find the event worth-attending.
About School of Physics
School of Physics established in 1971 is a premier, front line department of physics education in the state. It is dynamic, vibrant and growth oriented having many unique features. All courses offered by the department run on semester system in which evaluation of a students performance is made on the basis of regular tests and a comprehensive viva-voce at the end of each semester. All answer sheets are open to students for scrutiny. In order to encourage the students to pursue higher studies many students are sent for summer training in premier research institutes. Project work is a necessary component of the course work. Admission to various courses is made through a screening test followed by an interview. The department takes pride in the fact that student body spectrum covers the whole of the country. The department has a highly qualified and dedicated regular faculty and is well supported by distinguished associate faculty from Centre for Advanced Technology, Inter-University Consortium for DAE facilities, Indore, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad and Institute of Plasma Research, Gandhinagar. It has memorandum of understanding (MOU) with internationally reputed laboratories as Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, Inter-University Consortium for DAE facilities, Indore and Institute of Plasma Research, Gandhinagar.
Indore is a historical city which used to be the capital of the erstwhile Holkar state. Queen Ahilya Devi was a great custodian of religion who constructed a number of temples across the country. Indore is well known for arts, sculptor and culture. There are a number of artistic sculptors in and around the city worth-seeing - Rajbada, Lalbagh palace, Sheesh Mahal to name a few. Indore is now recognized as an educational hub in central India that can boast of having both IIM and IIT within its precincts. The city of Indore shares its border with well-developed industrial town like Dewas & Pithampur. A number of well-known industry houses like- Kirloskar, Eicher, Tata International, L&T, Mahindra, Man Force Trucks, Volvo, Cipla, Ranbaxy, Ruchi Soya, Bridgestone and Multinational Companies like TCS , Infosys, Reliance and Sahara have either started their operations or are ready to launch them very soon. In view of its immense industrial potential and profuse techno-based infrastructure Indore is beginning to be recognized as “Mini Mumbai ”. There are some famous tourists spots at an average distance of 80 KM from the city among them –The Mahakal temple of Ujjain, Shiva temple at Omkareshwar (both jyotirling), Maheshwar the first capital of the Holkar state, historical Mandu fort are worth-mentioning.
Indore has secured first rank in cleanliness survey of Govt. of India for consecutive two year (2017 and 2018) and has a place in top ten cities of India based on ease of living survey.