Forensic Science – Universities, Scope, Eligibility

Name of Institutes/Universities that offer Courses in Forensic Science- What is Forensic Science Scope or Job Prospects ? – Eligibility Criteria

What is Forensic Science ?

Forensics is the branch of science that studies criminal and civil laws. This science is used in criminal investigation by collecting, preserving and analyzing evidence. Now a days, this course is in great demand due to increase in the no of crimes in the country. Consequently, the experts are required for the job.

Courses in Forensic Science –

The aspirants can pursue both UG and PG Courses in Forensics. There are a few universities that offer B.Sc Forensic Science/ Criminology. These universities are –

Name of the Indian Institutes / Varsities that offer Courses in Forensics

Bundelkhand University

Amity University, Noida

Galgotia University, Noida

University of Madras*

University of Mysore8

*Courses in Criminology.

Foreign Schools that offer Forensic Science Programs

University of Central Florida

Florida International University

Michigan State University

Pennsylvania State University

City College of San Fransisco

Pima Community College

East Lost Angeles College

Virginia Commonwealth University

University of Maryland

Riverside Community College

Essential Qualification –

For M.Sc Forensic Science or PG in FS, you need to have B.Sc or B.Pharma or MBBS. It is not compulsory that you possess UG in Forensic Science .

Scope of Forensic Science –

The Forensic Science experts are expected to work closely with the police to collect and provide scientific evidence at the court of law. If the candidates have Master’s in FS, they can work in Govt Investigations Agencies such as Forensic Labs, the Intelligence Bureau ( IB), the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI), the CID, the CPO and other crime cells at Centre and State levels.

Job of a Forensic Science Expert –

He tries to find the nexus between the criminal and the crime by analyzing the material evidence such as hair, nails, blood, semen, etc found at the crime spot. They collect DNA, match voice and do other things to get the clue of the crime.

So if you passion to solve crime related case and are not scared blood and dead-bodies, can opt for the Forensic Science Course.

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Updated: June 22, 2016 — 6:41 pm

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  1. What is the pay packet of MSc forensic science pass outs??

    1. IT will depend upon the nature/and also department of job you will do. No doubt, the salary is very nice.

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