BSc Forensic Science

Program Overview

Forensic science is the application of scientific knowledge to legal problems or proceedings. In law enforcement, forensic science is largely concerned with testing physical and biological evidence to determine objective facts about what happened, when it happened, and who was involved. As a result, forensic science capability is important because it may yield information that is more accurate, precise, and reliable than eyewitness testimony or even confessions. One such information, in turn, can increase the success of both investigations and trials in determining the facts of the case.

Career Opportunities


  • Crime scene investigators
  • Forensic scientist
  • Expert witness

Private domains –

  • Ethical hacking
  • Transaction risk analyst
  • Security specialist
  • Document examiner
  • Industrial sector- Security officers

Programme USPs

  • Based on competitive exam syllabus is framed
  • Modular – General studies for UPSC exam(prelims and mains)

Programme Outcomes

Our syllabus is framed in such a way that students study the concept of crime, investigation and examination of evidences in a detailed manner. The topics give them overall knowledge regarding application of forensic science which is helpful in easy disposal of cases. This will help reducing the crime rate in the society by bringing up future forensic scientist who with their skills will track down the offenders and apply innovative ideas in crime prevention.

Programme Duration


Programme Type


Eligibility Criteria

Passed Class XII from a recognized Board in science stream.

The admission will be done on merit basis taking into consideration the aggregate marks obtained in the following three subjects:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Programme Structure


  • Introduction to Forensic Science
  • Introduction Crime & Society
  • Basic Physics
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Forensic Science and Society


  • Criminal Law
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Basics of Forensic Biology
  • Basics of Psychology
  • Environmental science

Credits & Evaluation

Course Structure
Evaluate the effectiveness of the department’s course structure in covering essential topics in criminology and forensic science.
Facilities and Resources
Evaluate the adequacy of facilities and resources, including laboratories, libraries, and technology, to support effective learning. Review the relevance of the curriculum to current trends, advancements, and challenges in criminology and forensic science.
Student Performance
Analyse the academic performance of students, considering grades, project work, and overall engagement in the learning process.
Practical Training
Evaluate the practical training opportunities provided to students, including internships, fieldwork, and hands-on experiences.
Innovation in Teaching Methods
Evaluate the department’s use of innovative teaching methods, technology integration, and interactive learning approaches.
Guest Lectures and Seminars
Review the frequency and quality of guest lectures and seminars conducted by experts in the field to enhance students’ knowledge.
Industry Collaboration and Job Placement
Assess the department’s collaboration with relevant industries, forensic laboratories, and law enforcement agencies for practical exposure. Evaluate the department’s success in assisting students with job placements and internships in relevant fields.
Continuous Improvement
Review the department’s commitment to continuous improvement based on feedback, assessment results, and changes in the field.
Overall Impact
Summarize the overall impact of the Department of Criminology and Forensic Science on students, faculty, the community, and the field at large.
Examinations Pattern
Two Continuous Internal Assessment, one Model Exam followed by End Semester Examination.

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