Department of Physics

The department of Physics of MES Ponnani College is one of the leading higher educational institutes in Physics with most of the faculties involved in active research programmes. The department has been offering UG courses in Physics for the last thirty years and PG courses for last twenty years. The department plays its astounding role in the higher education scenario by maintaining highest academic standards.

Courses offered


  • B.Sc. Physics


  • M.Sc. Physics


Name : V.S. JEEJA
Designation : Associate Professor & Head
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Qualifications : M.Sc., M. Phil
Specialization : Industrial physics
Experience : 28 years
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : M.Sc., B. Ed.
Specialization : Applied Physics
Experience :10 years
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : M.Sc., M. Phil
Specialization : Nuclear and Particle Physics
Experience : 5 years (UG & PG)
Name : SABNA M.
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : M.Sc., B.Ed
Specialization :Material science
Experience : 3 Year
Name : SAFNA K.
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : M.Sc., B.Ed.
Specialization : Electronics
Experience : 3 year
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : M.Sc,M.Phil
Specialization : Material Science
Experience :3 year.
Name : K.M. RIYAS
Designation : Assistant professor
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Qualifications : M. Sc , B Ed .
Specialization : Electronics .
Experience : 1 year.
Designation : Assistant professor
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Qualifications : M. Sc ,B .Ed .
Specialization : Electronics.
Experience : 1 year.
Designation : Assistant professor
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Qualifications : MSc, B. Ed, M.Phil. ,P.hD
Specialization : Semiconductor physics.
Experience : 1 year.
Research Experience : 6 year.
  • Facilities in the department


    Book Bank Scheme

    Electronics lab M. Sc.

    Modern Physics Lab

    Computational Physics lab

    General Physics lab M. Sc.

    B. Sc. Physics lab

    Number of class rooms – 3

    Smart room - 1

    Internet facility

  • Seminars conducted


    2009-10 :- Workshop on ‘ Restructuring Undergraduate Education- Exam Reforms’ (sponsored by KSHEC) by Prof.K.Vasudevan Pillai (NSS College, Nenmara) and Prof. A.K.Haridas (Govt. Engg. College, Thrissur)

    Talk on ‘Recent Trends and Applications of nanotechnology’ by Dr. Syed Asif (Director, Hysitron USA)

    2010-11 :- Talk on ‘Foundations of Quantum Physics’ by Dr. T.N. Vasudevan ( Dept. of Physics, Calicut University)

    Talk on ‘Astronomy and Astrophysics’ by Dr. Ravi Kumar C.D. ( Assistant Professor, Calicut University)

    Workshop on ‘Python Programming’ by Prof. S. Suresh (PSMO College, Tirurangadi)

    2013-14: National seminar on Photonics- Foundations and Frontiers' (PHOFF’-13) on October 9-10, 2013.

    2013-14: Talk on “Metal oxide – An alternative source for non conventional energy crisis” by Dr. Jayaram

    2014-15: Workshop on “Computational physics –Numerical methods” by Prof. Purushothaman (Retired Professor,SKVC,Thrissur)

    2014-2015 : Seminar on “ CATCH YOUR DREAMS “ by Mrs. Anupama.T.V IAS (Food Safety commissioner &Additional Director of Kerala Tourism) on 11th October in connection with Golden Jubilee celebrations.

    2014-2015 : Seminar titled “ Physics through problems “ by Prof. K. Suresh Babu in connection with Golden Jubilee Celebrations, on 13th October 2014.

    2014-2015: Talk on “Quantum Statistical Mechanics “ by Dr.Sethumadhavan(Rt .faculty S.N College,Nattika.)

    2014-2015: Talk on “Introduction to C-MET activities” by Dr. S.N Potty(Scientist,CMET, Thrissur)

    Talk on “Perception of reality in physics “by Dr Sethumadhavan, Dept of physics, S.N College, chelannur in connection with national science day.

    Talk on “Career orientation programme for Physics students” by Mr. Jamaludheen (Councilor, CIGI) ,on 3rd November 2015

    Seminar on “Graphene –Material of 21st century “ by Libu Alexander on 12th November 2015

    Seminar on “Lighting life through science” by Dr. Jeevan job Thomas and ”Non Eurocentric contributions to science as a special reference to Ibn Al Hythem” by Adv. Muhammed Faizy on 25th November 2015

    Organized a carrer orientation programme – Study opportunities in Europe by Dr. Shafakath, PDF, King Abdulla University, KSA on February 11, 2016.

    A student’s seminar competition on innovative and upcoming realms of Physics on February 16, 2016.

    The faculties and M.Sc. students of department gave a farewell party to the 5 retiring faculties of college on March 13, 2016

  • Books published/Co-authored


    1. Jayaram.P (co-authored) Solid Compounds of Transition Elements II; ISBN-13:978-3-03785-519-5, 2013 p.124

    2. Madhavan, V.S. Properties of Matter, Waves and Acoustics for undergraduate students of University of Calicut. Publ. Co-operative store, University of Calicut.

    3. Madhavan, V.S. Mechanics- text book for UG physics students of Calicut University. Publ. Co-operative store, University of Calicut.

  • Research Activities and Publications


    1. K. Jayakrishnan, N.K. Siji Narendran, P. Sreejith, Antony Joseph, K. Chandrasekharan, E. Purushothaman, “Synthesis, Z-Scan, degenerate four wave mixing characterization of certain polymers containing orthohydroxy azochromophore ”Optical Materials” Volume 45, July 2015, Pages 171–180

    2. K. Jayakrishnan, Antony Joseph, Jayakrishnan Bhattathiripad, M.T. Ramesan, K. Chandrasekharan, Siji Narendran, Reverse saturable absorption studies in polymerized indole – Effect of polymerization in the phenomenal enhancement of third order optical nonlinearity, Optical Materials, 54, 252-261, (2016).(Published)

    3. K. Jayakrishnan, Antony Joseph, Paulson Mathew, T. B. Siji, K. Chandrasekharan, Siji Narendran, Jaseela M. A. K. Muraleedharan, Synthesis, Z-scan and Degenerate four wave mixing characterization of certain coumarin-based molecular systems for third order nonlinear applications, Optical materials, 58, 171-182, (2016).

    4. Jayaram.P, Smagul Zh. Karazhanov, S.N.Potty, R.J.Choudary P.P. Pradyumnan, Pulsed laser deposition and optical band gap engineering in multinary transparent conducting oxide thin films”, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 31(2015) 624–629).

    5. Jayaram.P, Jaya.T.P,Smagul Zh. Karazhanov, P.P. Pradyumnan, “ Structural and physical property analysis of ZnO-SnO2-In2O3-Ga2O3 quaternary Transparent Conducting Oxide system”, Journal of Materials Science & Technology, Volume 29, Issue 5, May 2013, 419-422.

    6. Jayaram.P, Jaya.T.P and P.P. Pradyumnan, “Bulk synthesis and structural determination of high mobility multication transparent conducting oxides”, Solid State Phenomena (Diffusion and Defect Data / Part B (0377-6883) Vol. 194 (2013) pp 124-128

    7. Jaya.T.P, Jayaram.P, Ramachandran, Hajira.P, Anumol.C.N, P.P.Pradyumnan, “Synthesis of solid solutions of Mn and Bi substituted V2O5 and substitutional effect in structural and optoelectronic behavior” Physica B: Condensed Matter, Volume 407, Issue 8, 15 April 2012, Pages 12,14-


    8. P. Jayaram, T.P. Jaya, K. Prasanth, A.K. Abdul Gafoor and P.P. Pradyumnan : “Structural, electrical and surface morphological studies of Cd2SnO4 and Mg doped Cd2SnO4 thin films”, Trans. IIM Vol. 64, Issues 1 & 2, February-April 2011

    9. X-ray Photoelectron emission, photoluminescence and Raman analysis of solid solutions of aluminium zinc oxide, International Journal of Physics and Research, 59-69, Vol.1 Issues 1. Dec-31 2011, Jayaram.P, Jaya.T.P, P.P. Pradyumnan

    10. Intense broad and strongly coupled multiple photoluminescence in zirconium doped ZnO thin films, Research Journal of Materials Science, Vol 4(2),March 2016,1-4, Prasoon Prasannan , Jayaram P,Sulfikkarali N K, Deepak N K

    11. Madhavan V S, Y Sheena Mary, Hema Tresa Varghese, C Yohannan Panicker, Samuel Mathew, Christian Van Alsenoy, Jarmila Vinsova Vibrational spectroscopic studies and computational calculations of 5-chloro-2-(3-chlorophenylcarbamoyl) phenylacetate. Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 89: 308-16. (2012

    12. K Karunakaran Nair, K K Abdullah, N Ramachandran, K M Varier, B R S Babu, Antony Joseph, Rajive Thomas P Magudapathy and K.G.M.Nair. (2010). X-ray attenuation around K-edge of Zr, Nb, Mo and Pd: A comparative study using PIXE and 241Am gamma rays. PRAMANA- Journal of Physics, 75 (3), 459 – 469

    13. Yohannan Panicker C., Hema Tresa Vargehse, K.R. Ambujakshan, Samuel Mathew, Subarna Ganguli, AK.Nanda, Christian Van Alsenoy, Sheena Mary,Y, (2010). Ab initio and density functional theory studies on vibrational spectra of 3-{[(4-methoxyphenyl) methylene]amino}-2-phenylquinazolin-4(3H)-one, Eur. J. Chem. 1, 37-43

    14. Yohannan Panicker C., Hema Tresa Varghese, K.R. Ambujakshan, Samuel Mathew, Subarna Ganguli, Ashis Kumar Nanda, Christian Van Alsenoy, Y.Sheena Mary, J. (2010). Vibrational spectra and computational study of 3-Amino-2-phenyl quinazolin-4(3H)-one, Mol. Struct. 963, 137-144

  • International/National scientific events proceedings /papers


    1. Jayaram.P, S.Zh. Karazhanov, P.P. Pradyumnan, “Core level x-ray photon spectra for resolving surface chemical states and quantitative analysis on multication thin films” International conference on sustainable energy technology, PSG College of Technology-Coimbatore-Dec 11- 13, 2014.

    2. Prasoon Prasannanan, Peediyekkal Jayaram , Deepak N K, “An investigation of red shift in photo emitting transparent electrodes on ion substitution”, International conference on sustainable energy technology, PSG College of Technology-Coimbatore-Dec 11- 13, 2014

    3. Jayaram.P, Jaya.T.P and P.P. Pradyumnan, “Development of high mobility transparent conducting oxides” Solid Compounds of Transition Elements (SCTE 2012 ) Mach 31-April5 2012, University of Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

    4. Jayaram.P , Jaya.T.P , Smagul Zh. Karazhanov , P.P.Pradyumnan “ Inverse Spinel Grown Zn2SnO4 Based Multication Transparent Conducting oxides by PLD” International Conference on Nanomaterials for Frontier Applications and Indo-Norwegian Workshop on Advanced Materials for Solar Cell Applications (ICNFA-2013). Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.

    5. Jayaram.P , Jaya.T.P , S.N.Potty , P.P. Pradyumnan, “Studies on the dense grown crystalline ternary cubic spinel In3+ substituted n-type Zn2SnO4 TCO thinfilms” INDO-US Workshop on Nano-Structure Electronic Materials (IUSWNM- 2013) 8-11 March, Thrissure, India.

    6. Jayaram.P, Jaya.T.P and P.P. Pradyumnan, Structural, X-ray Photoelectron Emission and Optical Behaviour of Al doped ZnO TCOs "International Conference on Advances in Energy Research, 9-11 December 2011 -IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

    7. Jaya.T.P, Jayaram.P, and P.P. Pradyumnan Effect of Mn and Bi substitution on the structural, optical and dielectric behaviour of V2O5 International Conference on Advances in Energy Research, 9-11 December 2011 -IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

    8. Jayaram.P, Jaya.T.P and P.P. Pradyumnan SnO2: In Transparent Conducting Thinfilms- Structural, X-ray Photoelectron Emission and Optoelectronic Behavior "International conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNN- 2011), 6-8 July 2011, CIT, Coimbatore, India

    9. Jayaram.P, Jaya.T.P, T.Ramachandran, P.P.Pradyumnan, “ Comparative Studies on Cd2SnO4 , Mg doped Cd2SnO4 and SnO2:In Transparent Conducting Oxide Materials for Solar Energy Application” International Conference and Workshop on New Materials and Device for Photovoltaic Applications, (ICWNMDPA -2011), 10-12 February 2011, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India.

    10. Jayaram.P, Jaya.T.P P.P.Pradyumnan, “Structural, Electrical and Surface Morphological Studies of Cd2SnO4 and Mg doped Cd2SnO4 Thin films by simple Chemical Spray pyrolysis” International Symposium for Research Scholars (ISRS-2010), December 20-22, 2010- IIT Madras, Chennai, India.

    11. Jayaram.P., “Solid State Dye sensitized Solar Cells By Cost Effective Methods”, ANVESHAN 2010-3rd Student Research Convention, 23rd November 2009, University of Calicut.

    12. K Muhammed Abdurahman, Mohamed Aslam, K Rubeena, M M Musthafa, M Sudarshan, and Sidhartha, “Trace elements analysis of Nishakatakaadi kashayam, prepared by different manufacturers, using EDXRF” proceedings of 24th swadeshi science congress 2014

    13. Mohamed Aslam, K Muhammed Abdurahman, K Rubeena, M M Musthafa, M Sudarshan, and Sidhartha, “ Trace element study of some herbs used for treating diabetis employing Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence technique “ proceedings of 24th swadeshi science congress 2014

    14. Sabna M, 'Carbon Nanotubes for Optical Limiting': 'Photonics Foundations and Frontiers-National Seminar Proceedings, MES Ponnani College.

    15. NCMOMS-2015, National conference on modern optics and material science, 17th and 18th December 2015, at Farook College, Kozhikode. Topic-“Third Order Nonlinear Optical studies in certain derivatives of Coumarine via Z-scan and Degenerate Four Wave Mixing techniques”. Jayakrishnan K

    16. DAE-BRNS National Laser Symposium (NLS-24), 2-5 Dec 2015, Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore. Topic-“Reverse Saturable Absorption Studies in Polyindole-Enhancement of polymerization in its third order optical nonlinearities”. Jayakrishnan K

    17. National seminar on Recent Advances in growth and characterization of Nonlinear optical crystals and nanomaterials, Department of Physics, Sacred Heart College, Chalakkudy , Kerala, Topic - “Nonlinear Absorption Studies in Polyindole-Enhancement Effect of polymerization in its third order optical nonlinearities ”. 6th and 7th of October 2015. Jayakrishnan K

    18. ICNM 2014 - International conference on Nanostructured materials and nanocomposites, Investigation of Size dependence of self-focusing in CdSe nano particles, 19-21 Dec 2014, Mahathma Gandhi University. Jayakrishnan K

    19. DAE-BRNS National Laser Symposium (NLS-23), 3-6 Dec 2014, Third order nonlinearity in certain polymers doped with Azobenzene chromophores, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathy, AP. Jayakrishnan K

    20. NSFP-2014 - National Seminar on Facets of Physics, 6, 7 Nov 2014, Providence Women’s college Calicut. Topic- “Intensity dependant nonlinear optical studies in functionalized Orthohydroxy azo polymers”. Jayakrishnan K

    21. NCAM-2014, National conference on Advanced materials, 16, 17 Oct 2014, SKV College, Trissur. Topic - “Two photon absorption and Degenerate four wave mixing studies in certain Indole derivatives doped with EVA”. Jayakrishnan K

    4. National seminar on “Trends in Chemistry”, Department of Chemistry, MES Ponnani College. Topic - “Nonlinear optical studies in Functionalized Azo Polyvinyl Alcohol compounds”. September 3rd and 4th of 2014. Jayakrishnan K

  • Research Activities Towards Ph. D


    Muhammed Abdurahman K doing research in the trace element analysis of medicinal plants employing Energy Dispersive X Ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) and Proton Induced X ray Emission (PIXE) techniques.

    Jayakrishnan K – Laser Assisted Non linear characterization of polymers with special reference to conjugated polymers.Publications- Elsevier Optical Materials- Synthesis, Z-Scan And Degenerate Four Wave Mixing characterization of certain functionalized Azo Polyesters.

  • Minor Project


    Minor project undertaken by Jayakrishnan- Laser Assisted Non linear characterization of conjugated polymers with special emphasis to ortho hydroxyl azo polyesters.

    Minor project undertaken by Hawahumma- Vibrational Spectroscopic studies of certain derivatives of Phenyl Quinazolines.

  • Extension Activities


    Invited talk on “ Perspectives of Research in Physics” by Dr.Jayaram.P, Zamorins Guruvayoorappan College, Calicut, 25-02-2016.

    Invited Talk, Materials science scope and challenges , MES KVM College , Valanchery, Dec 2015

    Training given to IV semester M Sc. Students for the fabrication of Electronic Choke

    Dr. K. Karunakaran Nair fabricated Solid state Lecher wire setup and supplied to more than 10 colleges in Calicut and MG Universities

    Fabricated centralized D.C. Power supply to M.E.S.K.V.M. College, Valanchery

    Classes conducted for higher secondary plus students under the scheme ‘DREAMES’

  • Prominent Alumni


    Dr. Nirmalkumar – Scientist, Caltech, USA

    Moh’d Niyas – Fermi lab, Illinois, USA

    P. Vasudevan- Chief Air Traffic Controller, Mumbai Airport

    Dr. Jayaprakash - Scientist, IISc, Bangalore

    Dr. Musthafa – Faculty Member, Calicut University

    Capt. Hari Achuta Varier, Deputy Director of ports, Kerala state.

    Mohammed Basheer K.V. Asst Executive Engineer, KSEB.

    Safna.K, Assistant Professor, MES Ponnani College.

    Riyas .K.M, Assistant Professor, MES Ponnani College.

    Sreeja Lakshmi, Assistant Professor, M.E.S K.V.M. College Valanchery

    Priyanka, Scientist , HRI,Allahabad

    Sukesh.J.K ,Village Officer,Veliyankode

    Asha K, Assistant Professor, S N college Shournoor

  • Contact Us:


    PG Department of Physics
    M.E.S. Ponnani College
    Ponnani South–PO
    Malappuram, Kerala, INDIA–679586
    Phone:- +91 4942 666 077; Ext. 212 (Off)