The Department of Physics is one among the 14 academic departments of All Saints’ college, Thiruvananthapuram and was upgraded to degree level in 1995. Right from its inception, the departmenthas been a great boon to the students, who are mostly first generation learners from the local fishing community. The department has an excellent collection of books and journals which are custom made to suit their requirements. The laboratories are spacious, well planned and equipped with sophisticated instruments to enhance their practical skills. Seminars, assignments projects and field visits to research centers help to simulate genuine interest in science and infuse the creativity and scientific temper amongst the students. It is to the credit of the department that a large number of students’ opt for higher studies while some turn to campus recruitments.