The Department of Physics of H.N.B.Garhwal University has been developing as nucleus for postgraduate and research activities since the university was established in 1973. Initially M.Sc. courses were only at Srinagar campus that was further extended to Tehri and Pauri Campuses in 1990. At present Department of Physics offers two years M.Sc. course with annual system of examinations. In first year the student are exposed to basic courses of physics and in the second year they can choose one specialized course (with two papers) in addition to four other papers. Electronics is the only specialization available at Badshahithaul campus.