Welcome to the Department of Physics

“Physics is a creative activity of human mind. Studying Physics provides you with a delightful and a rewarding experience that will make you suitable for any future career”

The Department of Physics of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura has a long history that runs back to more than four decades. The Department is among the largest, in view of the number of students within the Faculty of Applied Sciences. It occupies two spacious two-story buildings that house lecturing theatres, halls and research laboratories. Falling in line with the mission of the University and the Faculty, the Department of Physics strives to provide a high quality learning experience to the students through a series of course units which cover both traditional fundamental aspects of Physics as well as more exciting recent developments.

The Department of Physics is proud of its student achievements. Our graduates have secured high profile careers as University academics, Scientists, Administrative officers, Managers, Teachers etc. and are contributing to uplift the productivity and economic growth of the nation.


News & Events

  • 14 Oct

    Newly Introduced Course – Electronics and Embedded Systems

    The developed curriculum of the Electronics & Embedded Systems program is structured to provide the prospective students a solid foundation of theory and practical in...

  • 25 Jul

    Physics Workshop for AL Students – 2018

    A physics seminar/workshop for advanced level students was conducted by the Physics Society;of the Department of Physics of Faculty of Applied Sciences,on the 14th of...

  • 20 Aug

    CERN-Summer Student Internship -2018

    For the second time, from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura one of our Physics Special Degree students, Miss. Harshani Srikanthi got selected for the summer student...

  • 05 Jul

    Best Abstract Award

    Vingnanam International Research Conference (VIRC 2018)   Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna C. Gunawardana has been awarded the Best Abstract Award for the abstract titled...