The Department of Instrumentation, originally the university science instrumentation centre (USIC) has its origin in 1978 as a service department with the support of the UGC.It has been extending instrumentation support to science and technology departments of the university.The center was elevated to a level lll USIC by UGC in 1990.With this the centre became a full –fledged academic department. The department started a post graduate diploma course in instrumentation in 1994.In 1995 the university re organized USIC into a full-fledged teaching department with USIC contained in it and the department came into existence in its present form.
The department has a very active research programme in the area of instrumentation and applied physics.The department has implemented a number of research projects funded by DST ,DAE,UGC,AICTE,KSCSTE,etc.It has been a venue for a number of national symposia.The department has published a number of research papers pertaining to instrumentation and allied areas.
The Department Of Instrumentation has continuously been a department having national prominence and international visibility, with academic freedom to pursue cutting-edge technology and all insidious research culture and recognition of a value system with trust and empowerment at all levels.
The Department of Instrumentation offers an alluring, nurturing, and demanding environment, which is responsive to the intellectual, social, and cultural needs of a diverse learning society. The department’s success is reflected in the success of its alumni, who are known for their leadership, adaptability, and commitment to high professional standards