Alumni Relations of St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli puts in effort to bring all our Alumni on one platform to create a global group to serve the society. We, at Alumni Relations are working with Jesuit Alumni towards creating opportunities to network, share nostalgic moments, help Alumni to growth of their Alma Mater.

The prime goal of Alumni is to institute and strengthen the association and it creates an interest in their Education build and develops interest to contribute to their Alma matter. The alumni association gives an opportunity to renew bond with alumni/alumnae, past classmates, faculties and staff members. It provides an alumni activities and achievements.

Directors Message

Dear Alumni,
Greetings from your beloved alma mater.
On behalf our alumni of this great institution, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Alumni Association of the Department of Physics, St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli. The association exists, wholly and solely, to help our alumni and, by extension, the University itself, succeed.

This entity comes under the department of physics to facilitate possible collaborations in research and development activities in industry, research organizations and reputed universities.

We recognize, acknowledge, and embrace our alumni as vital stakeholders in the developments of the department and college and to take it to even greater heights. Let us, by staying connected participate in and support the programs, services, and numerous activities and events. The alumni of Physics department and college are the strong force in building our nation. Your alma mater is proud of you.

On behalf the St. Joseph's college, Department of Physics, Alumni Association, it is a pleasure and a privilege to welcome you into the St. Joseph?s alumni community. We look forward to seeing you on campus and offer you nothing but best wishes.

Stay connected... Take part... join hands with SJC.

With Regards

Profile of Dept. & Alumni Association

The department of Physics was started with BA Physics programme in 1881 and was renamed to BSc Physics (Honours) in 1906. A section for B.Sc. programme was started functioning in shift II from the academic year 2018-19. Around 30 teaching faculties and 9 nonteaching staffs were associated with the department. The department was honoured with DST-FIST in 2009 and DBT-STAR status in 2018. Over a period of 138 years, the alumni of the department have served and are still serving the nation in various capacities. The Department gave birth to BSc Computer Science in 1983, Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science and Applications (PGDCSA) in 1984. These Programmes were nurtured and developed by the physics department before they became as individual in 1989. Similarly, BSc (1993) and MSc Electronics (1998) and Post Graduate Diploma in Microprocessor and Computer Hardware (PGDMCH) programmes were the masterminds of the department of physics which later enrooted as a separate department in 2002.


The PG and Research Department of Physics is housed in an exclusive heritage building called DIGBY hall. The Department has nine Class rooms; four of them equipped with ICT facilities and an air conditioned smart class room. The department has very unique and well equipped individual Laboratories for first UG and allied, second and third year students. UG students are specially trained with skill oriented workshop practices at the graduate level. This has been one of the unique features of the department right from its birth. A well-equipped PG laboratory for general and electronics experiments is the pride of the department. M.Sc. students are given hands-on training with advanced experiments (both general and electronics), and they also do research projects as part of the curriculum. The photo studio of the department gives hands-on skills and experience in photography for UG and PG students that inspire many students to become professional photographers. Department has an exclusive library for the faculties and students for immediate reference.

Purpose & Goal

  • To bring into fellowship all the former students of Department of Physics, St. Joseph?s College, and to deepen in them the bonds of ?faith and toil?

  • To share information with the former students of the developments in the Department /college and to receive feedback to tune the Department/college to the needs of society

  • To appreciate the Alumni for their contribution towards Institute as their Alma matter. To solicit support the education of the marginalized

  • To link the Department with industries, centers of consultancy, research and placement and thus develop a department

  • To provide a common platform and strengthen the bond of brotherhood among Alumni.


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