Research and Post Graduate Department of Physics has been the front runner in all the college level programmes in both academic and extracurricular areas. Many alumni of the department are currently working in reputed Research and Development organizations all over the world. We have always been keen to engage our students in scientific activities. In the past, many scientific events were organized by the department in national level which were marked as the milestones for innovative thinking by active participation of students and research scholars from many colleges in the state as well as neighbouring states.
Sree Narayana College, Kollam (NAAC Accredited A Grade), started in 1948, is one among the oldest and prestigious colleges offering quality education in the state. Since its formation, the College has been the centre of academic excellence by being a part of many innovative endeavours meant not only for the students but also for the public. The College is named after the greatest social reformer, philosopher and saint Sree Narayana Guru (1854-1928). The College aims at achieving the high ideals of Guru who exhorted us to ‘strive for the welfare of all without any discrimination on the basis of caste, creed or religion’. The College has been affiliated to University of Kerala and is ranked as one of the best colleges under it. Today the college offers one P.G. Diploma, 18 undergraduate, and 14 postgraduate courses. Nine postgraduate departments of the college are approved research centres of University of Kerala offering Ph. D. programs. The College is situated on a vast 27 acres’ campus by the side of NH-47 in the heart of Kollam city, on the eastern part of the Lal Bahadur stadium, about a kilometre away from Kollam railway station.