B.Sc. in Forensic Sciences is a 3- year graduate course which involves the application of scientific knowledge to the investigation of crimes. Professionals in this discipline apply their knowledge of science to analyze the evidence found at a crime scene.
The degree programme is modular. This 3 year full-time course is divided into 6 semesters. The methods of assessment vary widely to suit the nature of the course unit and each level of study.
Careers in Forensic Sciences largely depend on one’s area of specialization. Successful graduates can find work in both government and private agencies, in hospitals and laboratories. Some corporate organizations hire graduates as Document Experts.
Other areas include anti-terrorist operations, mass disaster- management, cybercrime investigation, protection of human rights, environment, consumer and intellectual property rights. Also, such professionals find career opportunities in other areas such as civil services, banks, police, pharmaceutical industry, paint industry, clinical research, biotechnology and software. Forensic Science Laboratories (FSL) across India hires forensic scientists.