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Since NET, SLET, Entrance Tests for Higher Studies are becoming unavoidable, the Academy of Sciences wishes to take steps to enable the P.G. students to face these challenges with ease by conducting Training Programs. This is now initiated first in Physics and in later years, it may be extended to other subjects.

Physics Olympiad for Post-graduate students

Physics Olympiad for Post-graduate students was conducted by the Academy of Sciences, Chennai on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The Test was for 3 hours duration and with multiple choice questions. The Syllabus and the standard of questions is similar to UGC-CSIR NET examination in Physics.


1. Mathematical Methods of Physics, 2. Classical Mechanics and  Relativistic Mechanics, 3. Electromagnetic Theory, 4. Quantum Mechanics, 5. Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics, 6. Electronics and Experimental Methods, 7. Atomic and Molecular Physics, 8. Condensed Matter Physics,   9. Nuclear and Particle Physics.

Special Lecture by Dr. V. Devanathan on The Concept of Four-Vectors  and Interactive session with Teachers & Students on the conduct of Physics Olympiad  by Dr. T. Ramasami (Former Secretary, Department of Science & Technology).

Download the “Concepts of Four-Vectors” presentation.