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What are the courses available for the career in forensic science?


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Students just after the 12th standard. Wanders around to collect the information about the various courses available as per their interests. For those who are from the science background, the majority of the students takes the engineering or plain BSc or at extent specialized BSc as a subject, their vision is somewhat restricted to these lines only.

In India, a bulk proportion of the students, as well as they, don’t know about various challenging and job oriented courses, Forensic science is one among them.

Due to lack of the information and discussions not only in the communities but also in the social networking sites, the adequate data and career potential information for such courses lies miles away from the student, result is that, although having the interests in these lines one starts his or her career in other graduation courses like engineering and all.

We took up an initiative via our correspondents to provide the much relevant real-time information on the courses which are somewhat hidden inside the society. Thus today we’ll give our effort to explain you about the courses, colleges, and durations to complete the graduation and post-graduation from the forensic science field.

WHAT IS FORENSIC SCIENCE?

You all aware of the famous TV serial called CID, have you heard about Dr. Salunkhe in that? He just examines the various evidences found from the crime spot or locations, explores the information as much as possible, and thereby helps the police or CID, to catch the criminal soon.

This was just the layman understanding, but the technical definition of the forensic science can be written as:

“forensic science is the application of the science principles to the criminal or the civil laws, mainly on the criminal side, during the criminal investigation as governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure.” Forensic science technicians collect the evidence and analyze the evidence.

HOW DO I START THE CAREER IN FORENSIC SCIENCE?

BSc in Forensic science

To start from the fundamental, one has to adopt the Bachelor of Science course, abbreviated as BSc from the recognized government or from the private institution.  Since there are not that many colleges are available in the country as compared to the engineering or plain BSc one, but the procedure for the BSc forensic admission is also quite simple.

Just after the 12th class result, respective state governments open portals for the admission in the various courses for graduation, forensic science one of the. The dept. Of higher education of the states will make up a merit list based on the metric results, and the colleges will be allotted to the students as per as the seat availability. One should keep in mind that only there is one criterion to get into the graduation in government colleges, i.e. MERIT based.

Some of the top colleges in the country for forensic science are:

  • MANGALAYATHAN UNIVERSITY, AGRA
  • COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH, UDAIPUR RAJASTHAN
  • B R AMBEDKAR MARATHWADA UNIVERSITY, AURANGABAD
  • HARI SINGH GAUR UNIVERSITY SAGOUR
  • GOVERNMENT HOLKAR SCIENCE COLLEGE, INDORE
  • AMITY UNIVERSITY, NOIDA
  • PAN ASIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, AGRA UTTAR PRADESH
  • RAJA BAHADUR VENKATA RAMAN REDDY WOMENS COLLEGE, HYDERABAD, AP
  • SWAMI VIVEKANAND UNIVERSITY, SAGOUR MP
  • TEERTHANKAR MAHAVIR COLLEGE OF PARAMEDICAL SCIENCE, MORADABAD, UP
  • UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI, MUMBAI MAHARASHTRA
  • NATIONAL PG COLLEGE, LUCKNOW, UP
  • DEEN DAYAL UPADHYAY COLLEGE, NEWDELHI
  • PUNJAB UNIVERSITY, PATIALA
  • UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS, CHENNAI
  • SRI TEG BAHADUR KHALSA COLLEGE, DELHI
  • PREMIER FORENSIC SCIENCE INSTITUTE, DELHI
  • OSMANIA UNIVERSITY, HYDERABAD
  • GUJARAT FORENSIC SCIENCE UNIVERSITY
  • LOK NARAYAN JAYPRAKASH NARAYAN NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY AND FORENSIC SCIENCES

Masters in forensic science

  • It is beneficial because by adopting this one can go for the D. in Forensic.
  • Candidates can also find respected jobs in the enforcement agencies and police
  • Teaching professions

After completing the course of BSc forensic now one should carry out the master’s course in forensic science.  One can choose the following subjects for the master’s degree in forensic;

  • Forensic crime and investigation techniques
  • Instrumental method physical
  • Instrumental method, biological
  • Forensic ballistics and photography
  • Fingerprinting and impressions
  • Questioned documents
  • Forensic chemistry and explosives
  • Toxicology and pharmacology
  • Forensic physics
  • Forensic biology
  • Forensic serology and DNA profiling
  • Recent advances quality management and evidence evaluation
  • forensic physics
  • dissertation

 Top colleges for the MSc in forensic science are as follows

  • Osmania university Hyderabad
  • Gujarat university Hyderabad
  • Kurukshetra university
  • Punjabi university
  • Amity University, Noida
  • Pan Asian Institute of Science and Management, Agra Uttar Pradesh
  • Raja Bahadur Venkata Raman Reddy Womens College, Hyderabad, Ap
  • Swami Vivekanand University, Sagour Mp
  • Teerthankar Mahavir College Of Paramedical Science, Moradabad, Up
  • University of Mumbai, Mumbai Maharashtra
  • National PG College, Lucknow, Up.

Ph.D. in forensic science

After completing the masters in the forensic, one can complete the Ph.D. in forensic science which will give the specialized and doctorate degree.

One has to complete the Ph.D. by adopting:

  • Research methodology
  • Statistics analysis and computers
  • Techniques in forensic science
  • Review writing and presentation seminar

 

Top colleges in India for Ph.D. in forensic science are:

  • Bundelkhand university
  • National PG College, Lucknow, UP
  • Deen Dayal Upadhyay College, New Delhi
  • Punjab University, Patiala
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • Gujarat University, Gandhinagar

Forensic science branch has its own importance in maintaining the investigatory department to run smoothly. To solve the cases or say criminal cases, forensic science and their personnel’s are acknowledged. Hence career in the forensic science in coming years will have more scope in the future. For any queries regarding the courses and admissions, you can contact our counselors for the support. Hope will help you!

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