DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS, UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT Calicut University P.O., Kerala, 673635
M.Sc. Radiation Physics course is a highly specialized multidisciplinary course in applied physics with high profile job opportunities as Radiological Safety Officer (RSO) in hospital, Nuclear reactor facilities, Regulatory authorities, industries and research centers involving high dose radiation systems, Medical Physicists in hospitals having Radiation imaging and therapy facilities, Dosimetrists in Industries, teachers and scientist. All these positions are challenging and having a lot of responsibilities. University of Calicut is the pioneering institute to incorporate strong theoretical background and intense clinical training with high orientation toward academic which will make the students academically excellent and professionally competent. The course is being conducted in collaboration with Malabar Cancer Centre, Thalassery.
HOW TO APPLY
Application form and the brochure are available from the web site of the university of Calicut, www.universityofcalicut.info. Application can be submitted online on or before 11.07.2014. The printout of the online application and supporting document should reache the Coordinator M.Sc. Radiation Physics, University of Calicut, Calicut University P.O., Kerala 673635 on or before 14.07.2014. A chalan receipt/ crossed Demand Draft for Rs.300/-(Rupees three hundred only), Rs. 100/-in the case of SC/ST candidates, towards the application fee, drawn in favour of The Finance Officer, University of Calicut, payable at State Bank of Travancore Calicut University Branch. NRI and foreign candidates should contact the Dean, Students' Welfare,
ENCLOSURES TO BE ATTACHED ALONG WITH THE APPLICATION.
--Photo copy of Ist page of S.S.L.C. Book (proof of age). --Photo copies of the certificates and mark lists of qualifying examinations --SC/ST/OEC/OBC candidates should attach photocopies of the Community, Nativity and
income certificates along with the applications --Those who are eligible for Nativity weightage should attach copy of the nativity certificate along with the application. --In the case of candidates residing in Wyanad District, the name of the Taluk to which they belong should be clearly indicated
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION A pass in B. Sc. Physics main with Mathematics as one of the subjects of University of
Calicut or equivalent with 60% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of the subjects.
The admission is made on the basis of an entrance test of the objective type / or short answer questions and of duration 2 hours with the syllabus of B. Sc. Physics of the University of Calicut . Rank list will be prepared on the basis of equal Weightages for both the qualifying examination the entrance examination.
The entrance examination shall have 100 marks; multiple choice type, or short answer questions – covering subjects as detailed below: Physics of B. Sc. standard -60 marks
B. Sc. Subsidiary level Mathematics – 20 marks
B. Sc. Subsidiary level Chemistry – 10 marks Basic Human Physiology and Anatomy – 10 marks
DURATION OF THE COURSE:
Two years – Four semesters each of 6 months followed by clinical training and project work for one year. The course work will be conducted at the Department of Physics, University of Calicut. The students have to attend clinical/field training and undertake a project work at any of the reputed institutions approved by the university and Atomic Energy Regulator Board (AERB), Govt. of India. The students have to qualify Radiological Safety Officer (RSO)examination conducted by the Radiological Physics and Advisory Division of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre separately for eligibility for RSO (Level III).
NUMBER OF SEATS :12 + 1 NRI
FEE STRUCTURE: The students have to pay the following fee on admission. a) Tuition Fee : Rs. 50,000/-per semester for NRI and foreign students : US $5000 per annum b) Caution deposit : Rs. 30,000/-(at the time of admission refundable without interest only after completion of the course) c) Admission Fee : Rs. 2000/
for NRI and foreign students : US $250 d) Annual fee : Rs. 690/e) University ID card : Rs. 55/
#The University will not be responsible for non receipt or late receipt of application, interview
memos and other correspondence regarding admission.
# Candidates should produce the admission card, duly attested, during the entrance examination.
# Roll number will be available at the venue of the examination.
# Students are liable to pay the fee structure decided by the university from time to time that is published throguh the official website of the university
VII. COURSE CONTENTS AND STRUCTURE : SEMESTER I: 21 CREDITS
RPH1C01 MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN PHYSICS 4 CREDITS RPH1C02 CLASSICAL MECHANICS 2 CREDITS RPH1C03 BASIC ELECTRONICS 4 CREDITS RPH1C04 INTRODUCTORY NUCLEAR PHYSICS 4 CREDITS RPH1C INTERACTION OF RADIATIONS WITH MATTER 2 CREDITS RPH1C06 ELECTRONICS PRACTICAL 2 CREDITS RPH1C07 NUCLEAR PHYSICS PRACTICALS 2 CREDITS RPH1C08 COMPREHENSIVE SEMESTER VIVA VOCE 1 CREDIT
SEMESTER II 21 CREDITS
RPH2C09 QUANTUM MECHANICS 4 CREDITS RPH2C ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND RADIOBIOLGY 4 CREDITS RPH2C11 RADIATION DETECTION, MEASUREMENT & INSTRUMENTS 4 CREDITS RPH2C12 NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES & COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 2 CREDITS RPH2C13 RADIATION PHYSICS FUNDAMENTAL 2 CREDITS RPH2C14 PRACTICALS IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 2 CREDITS RPH2C PRACTICALS IN INSTRUMENTATION IN RADIOLOGY 2 CREDITS RPH2C16 COMPREHENSIVE VIVA VOCE 1 CREDIT
SEMESTER III 21 CREDITS
RPH3C17 RADIATION HAZARDS SAFETY, EVALUATION & CONTROL 4 CREDITS RPH3C18 PHYSICS OF MEDICAL IMAGING 4 CREDITS RPH3C19 PHYSICS OF RADIOTHERAPY 4 CREDITS RPH3C NUCLEAR MEDICINE 4 CREDITS RPH3C21 PRACTICALS IN RADIATION DETECTION AND MEASURING
SEMESTER V & VI 18 CREDITS
RPH5C31 PROJECT WORK 8 CREDITS RPH6E32 FIELD TRAINING 10 CREDITS
TOTAL CREDITS 100
Every candidate must do a project work under an approved supervisor (approved by the Coordinator) in a topic having relevance to the application of radiation in medicine, industry, agriculture and research in the 4th semester. The project thesis should be submitted to the University. The supervisor should certify about the satisfactory completion of the project. Students must present their project work before a committee constituted by the course coordinator. Project Report must be submitted within two months from the last working day of the final semester
Total duration of the training will be 1 year (as prescribed by the AERB). It should be done under the supervision of a designated academic staff member of recognized institute. The supervisor must certify to the adequacy of the field training on the basis of the thesis report submitted by the candidate. The students should necessarily present at least one seminar on the basis of the field training and the record of the field training must be duly certified by the designated officer in the centre and the Course Coordinator. (The students should pay the charges for clinical training, if required by the institution).
RADIOLOGICAL SAFETY OFFICER (RSO) approval by AERB:
The University shall initiate steps to get Radiological Safety Officer (Level III Medical) certification for all candidates. The examination for the same shall be conducted by the Deprtment of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, as per the regulations of the Atomic Energy Regulator Board (AERB). Candidate completing one year clinical training are eligible for this examination. Student should attend and qualify the RSO examination at their own expense of boarding and lodging. This certification is necessary those who are interested to work as RSO (Medical) and Medical Physicists.
The SC/ST students will be re-reimbursed the Tuition Fee paid by them if the Govt. reimburse the same to the University. They have to apply for fee concession in the prescribed form in order to get the sanction from the District Development Officer within one month of the date of Admission (As per the G.O. (M.S.) No. 48/2004/S.C.S.T. Dept. Dept. dt 17.7.2004. Only 10% of SC/ST students will be eligible for fee concession). Hence SC/ST candidates with the highest rank in the admission list will be eligible for fee concession of the Government.
IMPORTANT DATES !!!
Last date for submitting the application online : 11.07.2014 Last date for submitting printout of the application form : 14.07.2014 Issue of online hall ticket : 21.07.2014 Date of Entrance Examination : 23.07.2014
Time & Venue : 10.30 am Department of Physics, University of Calicut
For any quiries in this regard email to curadphy @ gmail.com, mmm @ uoc.ac.in
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