Bishop Heber College is one of the premier educational institutions located in Tamil Nadu, a southern state in India. The lush green ambience with intertwining blue river typical of the southern belt of Tiruchirappalli, is an apt location for an ideal academic congregation. The Bishop Heber College was founded in the year 1762, with a noble vision of imparting quality higher education to all, especially to the less privileged. The college offers courses on par with other international institution with pride. The structural revamp in 1966 rejuvenated the outlook of the institution leading it a new academic excellence. This was further assisted by breath taking infrastructural facilities pumped in during that time. The college now offers graduate programs as well as Masters program along with a few diploma courses post graduation all certified by the Indian Government’s University Grand Commission (UGC). The college also spear heads in terms of research. Students enrol for both pre-Ph.D. program as well as the doctoral program under various branches of science and humanities. Year 2004 marked the institution with an autonomous status which could be attained only through imparting education of highest quality. The quality of education and research at Bishop Heber College gathered another feather to its hat with an A grade by the National Accreditation Committee for education in India. The pace of research started in to gallops by receiving a huge grant from the government of India for research under various themes. The Department of Physics in Bishop Heber College, is one of highly sought department in this part of India, achieved merely due to the dedicated faculty team. This research department provides a wide spectrum of staff who work in the fields of specialization which include, thin films, crystal growth, nonlinear dynamics, dielectric materials, energy physics, electronics, nanotechnology, solid state ionics etc.