Department of Physics, A D P College was established along with the initiation of science stream on August, 1978 under the able headship of Late Prof. Asraf Ali, founder Head of the Department. The major course was started in 1986. Since its inception, it is providing quality physics education in this part of Assam. Today, in the 37th years of its existence, the department attracts students from all parts of the Nagaon district, as well as from other nearby districts like Morigaon, Golaghat and Karbi Anglong. Most of the brilliant students in this part of the country are more interested in the job –oriented technical courses than in the conventional pure sciences. Despite of this, every year the department enjoys the company of a bunch of aspiring and devoted students studying physics who bring inspiration to the teachers of the department.
The department has a collection of about 500 books and 16 e-journals. The library used to serve the purpose of ready –reference for the teachers and students of the department. Books are also issued to students of major and general courses on their request. The department has computer and internet facilities. The department has fully equipped with necessary laboratory apparatus for conducting experiments in the H.S. and B.Sc. Major and General courses.