In 1918 the department of physics started with degree course. The Physics department has started particularly with B.Sc (Hons) course from the session 1971-72 and Prof. Mojaffer Hossen was the departmental head at that time. M.Sc course was also started from the session 1986-87. In the M.Sc course thesis also included from 2007. Now the number of teachers are 13 and the number students about 500.