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September 14, 2015 marks the dawn of a new era for astrophysics and astronomy. For it was the day humans were able to directly detect the existence of gravitational waves for the first time. It has opened a new window of seeing the heaven. Since then, numerous more detections of gravitaional waves have been made. These days, physicists routinely detect, analyse, and curate the data of gravitaional waves from various compact binary mergers. The study of gravitational waves appeals the physics greenhorns more than ever. The course PHY 561: Gravitational Wave Astrophysics aims to provide necessary theoretical knowledge to analyze and charecterize gravitational wave sources and the waves they generate.
    Type: Online (Google Meet)
    Lectures: Sunday at 8:00 PM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 24 Lectures, 24 Homeworks, 2 Midterm Examinations, and 1 Final Examination
    Length: 6 Months
    Prerequisites: PHY 561
    Credits: 3.0

Since the undertaking of efforts to comprehend the motion of celestial bodies to modern-day efforts of discovering the governing laws of the universe, Classical Mechanics has sustained its evolving and enriching nature and being the embodiment of philosophy of physics. In course of time, Classical Mechanics-borne research frontiers are only growing, in parallel to other surging lucrative fields of physics. This course ‘PHY 810: Advanced Classical Mechanics’ offers an adventurous journey from the very basic to the edge of research frontiers in an elaborate scheme. The participants will walk through the course-works including regular home-works, midterm examinations, and final examinations only to strengthen their understanding of the features of the enriched subject.

    Type: Onsite
    Lectures: Friday at 8:00AM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 96 Lectures, 96 Homeworks, 8 Midterm Examinations, and 4 Final Examinations
    Length: 24 Months
    Prerequisites: Prelusive Natural Philosophy
    Credits: 12.0

The idea of 'field' first emerged in the human mind while exploring the nature of charged objects and magnets. the individual ideas of galvanism, electricity, and magnetism merged into a single theory through numerous experiments and critical reasonings by the scholars of the nineteenth century. Maturing over more than two centuries, the classical theory of electromagnetism portrays fundamental interactions between fields and charged matters and help enhance our understanding of Nature. The course, 'PHY 820: Advanced Classical Electromagnetism', offered by CP includes all the aspects of this elegant field theory from static fields to dynamic fields. Followers will learn and feel the physics of electromagnetism which is found almost everywhere, whether it is the reflection on the soap bubble or the cosmic microwave background. The participants will walk through the coursework including regular homework, midterm examinations, and final examinations only to strengthen their understanding of the features of the enriched subject.

    Type: Onsite
    Lectures: Saturday at 8:00AM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 96 Lectures, 96 Homeworks, 8 Midterm Examinations, and 4 Final Examinations
    Length: 24 Months
    Prerequisites: Prelusive Natural Philosophy
    Credits: 12.0

Quantum Mechanics is a fundamental theory in physics that provides a description of the physical properties of nature at the scale of atoms and subatomic particles. It is the foundation of all quantum physics including quantum chemistry, quantum field theory, quantum technology, and quantum information science. Classical physics, the description of physics that existed before the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics, describes many aspects of nature at an ordinary (macroscopic) scale, while quantum mechanics explains the aspects of nature at small (atomic and subatomic) scales, for which classical mechanics is insufficient. Most theories in classical physics can be derived from quantum mechanics as an approximation valid at large (macroscopic) scale. [Source: Wikipedia]

    Type: Onsite
    Lectures: Saturday at 1:00PM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 96 Lectures, 96 Homeworks, 8 Midterm Examinations, and 4 Final Examinations
    Length: 24 Months
    Prerequisites: PHY 111, PHY 810, and PHY 820 (1/2)
    Credits: 12.0

For more than two centuries, Newton's theory of gravity was prevalent in describing the interaction between two bodies due to their masses. But after the publication of Einstein's Special Relativity in 1905, the inadequacy of Newton's theory was apparent. Einstein resolved the problem in 1915 discovering the fundamental nature of gravitational interaction between masses. The discovery was a milestone marking the beginning of a new era of physics and the birth of ‘the Theory of General Relativity' which is the most appropriate theory of gravity so far. Many of its accurate predictions, later confirmed experimentally as well as mathematical rigor has made this theory an essential tool for understanding the nature more precisely. The course 'PHY 840: Advanced General Relativity' will allow the learners to perceive the mathematics of spacetime and the way this theory describes and predicts many cosmological phenomena. The participants will walk-through the coursework including regular homework, midterm examinations, and final examinations only to strengthen their understanding of the features of the enriched subject. 

    Type: Onsite
    Lectures: Friday at 1:00PM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 96 Lectures, 96 Homeworks, 8 Midterm Examinations, and 4 Final Examinations
    Length: 24 Months
    Prerequisites: PHY 111, PHY 810 (1/2), and PHY 820
    Credits: 12.0

In physics, statistical mechanics is a mathematical framework that applies statistical methods and probability theory to large assemblies of microscopic entities. It does not assume or postulate any natural laws, but explains the macroscopic behavior of nature from the behavior of such ensembles. Statistical Mechanics arose out of the development of classical thermodynamics, a field for which it was successful in explaining macroscopic physical properties such as temperature, pressure, heat capacity, in terms of microscopic parameters that fluctuate about average values, characterized by probability distributions. This established the field of statistical thermodynamics and statistical physics. [Source: Wikipedia]

    Type: Onsite
    Lectures: Friday at 8:00AM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 96 Lectures, 96 Homeworks, 8 Midterm Examinations, and 4 Final Examinations
    Length: 24 Months
    Prerequisites:PHY 111, PHY 810, PHY 820, PHY 830, and PHY 840 (1/2)
    Credits: 12.0

In physics, Quantum Field Theory (QFT) is a theoretical framework that combines classical field theory, special relativity and quantum mechanics. QFT is used in particle physics to construct physical models of subatomic particles and in condensed matter physics to construct models of quasiparticles. QFT treats particles as excited states (also called quanta) of their underlying quantum fields, which are more fundamental than the particles. Interactions between particles are described by interaction terms in the Lagrangian involving their corresponding quantum fields. Each interaction can be visually represented by Feynman diagrams according to perturbation theory in quantum mechanics. [Source: Wikipedia]

    Type: Onsite
    Lectures: Saturday at 8:00AM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 96 Lectures, 96 Homeworks, 8 Midterm Examinations, and 4 Final Examinations
    Length: 24 Months
    Prerequisites: PHY 111, PHY 810, PHY 820, PHY 830 (1/2), and PHY 840
    Credits: 12.0

In recent decades, general relativity (GR) has become an integral and indispensable part of modern physics. Due to its research potential, GR has attracted many contemporary researchers and students. The course 'PHY 121: Contemporary Natural Philosophy' will explore most of the standard topics of the subject and provide a first-hand research experience on general relativity. Everyone has to submit one project for partial fulfilment of the course. 
    Type: In-person
    Lectures: Sunday at 8:00 PM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 24 Lectures, 24 Homeworks, 2 Midterm Examinations, and 1 Final Examination
    Length: 6 Months
    Prerequisites: None
    Credits: 3.0

Physics is all about figuring out fundamental laws of nature and predicting outcomes from a given set of initial conditions using those said laws. But sometimes there is just too much information and/or sometimes we don’t care about precise values of a quantity at a precise time, rather we are just as happy to find the average value of that quantity within a given range of time interval. That’s the whole idea of statistical mechanics. Using precise definitions from statistics and laws of physics, we can construct new laws that allow us to avoid working from point to point interactions and yet gives us useful results. Statistical mechanics may seem superficial but sometimes fundamental quantities like entropy can emerge from it which makes sense only in a many-body system in equilibrium. In this course, we will study statistical mechanics starting from thermodynamics, probability and slowly work our way into Ideal quantum gas. Later in the following course, we will explore even further which will depend on this course for concepts, laws, and definitions.
    Type: Online (Google Meet)
    Lectures: Monday at 8:00 PM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 24 Lectures, 24 Homeworks, 2 Midterm Examinations, and 1 Final Examination
    Length: 6 Months
    Prerequisites: None
    Credits: 3.0

In recent decades, general relativity (GR) has become an integral and indispensable part of modern physics. Due to its research potential, GR has attracted many contemporary researchers and students. The course 'PHY 121: Contemporary Natural Philosophy' will explore most of the standard topics of the subject and provide a first-hand research experience on general relativity. Everyone has to submit one project for partial fulfilment of the course. 
    Type: Online (Google Meet)
    Lectures: Sunday at 8:00 PM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 24 Lectures, 24 Homeworks, 2 Midterm Examinations, and 1 Final Examination
    Length: 6 Months
    Prerequisites: None
    Credits: 3.0

In this course, we teach topics that are required for administrative work.

Type: Online (Google Meet)
    Lectures: Saturday at 8:00 PM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 2:00 Hours
    Span: 24 Lectures, 24 Homeworks, 2 Midterm Examinations, and 1 Final Examination
    Length: 6 Months
    Prerequisites: None
    Credits: 1.5

In recent decades, general relativity (GR) has become an integral and indispensable part of modern physics. Due to its research potential, GR has attracted many contemporary researchers and students. The course 'PHY 441: Modern Relativistic Geometrodynamics' will explore most of the standard topics of the subject and provide a first-hand research experience on general relativity. Everyone has to submit one project for partial fulfilment of the course. 
    Type: Online (Google Meet)
    Lectures: Sunday at 8:00 PM (BST/UTC+6:00)
    Duration: 4:00 Hours
    Span: 24 Lectures, 24 Homeworks, 2 Midterm Examinations, and 1 Final Examination
    Length: 6 Months
    Prerequisites: PHY 112
    Credits: 3.0