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The department of Physics was established in 1950. This department deals with curriculum in Engineering Physics and Applied Physics common to all branches of first year engineering and polytechnic

Besides teaching activity the staff members of this department are involved in teaching of some materials like alloy, cement, lime, alum, bleaching powder, water and aggregates. Also coordinate first year admission process & other activities of the collage.

In the last five years the faculty members of the department have contributed more than 30 research papers in international journals of repute and international conference proceedings.


The Physics department consists of separate degree and diploma laboratories. Both laboratories are well equipped. A separate optics laboratory is just established to perform experiments set in the syllabus. The details are as below


Besides teaching activity the staff members of the department are involved in research of nano material by various techniques for sensors.

Other areas of research include Embedded System for Gas Sensing, 3 Phase Induction Motor Control with redundancy techniques, Super capacitors, Fuel Cells, Detection of soil parameters using WSN technology, etc.

In 1947, WCE was founded in Sangli with just over 120 students. Today, it has more than 4,000 students taking various courses in Engineering and Technology. We create opportunities not just for young minds to learn, but also for them to experience the fulfillment that comes from sharing this learning with others. At WCE, we are always focused on delivering education that will help create the leaders of tomorrow’s world – our students will not just be successful in their individual capacities, but will in turn, contribute to and nurture the world they live in.

Ajit Gulabchand
Chairman, Administrative Council.

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