B.Sc. Forensic Science

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.

Eligibility and admission

Pass with 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Biology/Maths

Curriculum highlights

Semester I

  • Basics Physics I
  • Fundamentals of Biology I
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Physical Chemistry I
  • Communication Skills
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Science & Crime Scene Investigation

Semester II

  • Basics Physics II
  • Fundamentals of Biology II
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Inorganic Chemistry I
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Science & Physical Evidence

Semester III

  • Advanced Physics I
  • Advanced Biology I
  • Organic Chemistry III
  • Physical Chemistry II
  • Elements of LAW & Criminology

Semester IV

  • Advanced Physics II
  • Advanced Biology II
  • Organic Chemistry IV
  • Inorganic Chemistry II
  • Questioned Document Examination & Fingerprint Analysis

Semester V

  • Applied Physics I
  • Applied Biology I
  • Organic Chemistry V
  • Physical Chemistry III
  • Fundamentals of Computer & Cyber Forensic

Semester VI

  • Applied Physics II
  • Applied Biology II
  • Organic Chemistry VI
  • Inorganic Chemistry III
  • Forensic Psychology

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 hire forensic scientists.

Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
Semester Fee 30000

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