priyal gogna, Student / Alumni
At LPU B Sc Forensic Science programme covers the theoretical and practical background in all the areas of criminalistics which demonstrates proficiencies in laboratory skills like forensic molecular biology, forensic chemistry, and toxicology.
The eligibility for the program is Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English, Physics, Chemistry and Maths or Biology or Biotechnology) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST.
The program aims to make the student understand and apply the basic concepts of forensic biology, chemistry, and toxicology in forensic sciences. Make adept to perform procedures as per laboratory standards in the area of forensic toxicology, fingerprint examination, and DNA analysis to propose solutions for criminal offence investigation. Enable the student to apply the fundamentals of basic sciences, fingerprint, questioned document examination, and DNA fingerprinting technique. Impart a basic understanding of criminal law and legal procedures to investigate the criminal offences
The programme gives a detailed knowledge of forensic Chemistry Forensic Toxicology, Forensic Anthropology, Ballistics, Explosives, Forensic Biology Serology, DNA, Fingerprinting and Questioned Documents, Cyber Thrust Areas of research: Analysis of drugs by conventional and modern techniques, security feature analysis, Fingerprinting analysis, studies on dentures for disaster victim identification, and forensic wildlife analysis.
The curriculum is well equipped with courses as per recruitment demands of government and private sectors. Also, the programme fosters research and higher degrees. Laboratory courses every semester are offered to develop practical skills in students. Interpretation of experimental studies during the course enhances students' capabilities of research and higher studies.
The maximum salary LPU students got was 23 lpa and the average was 3.5 lpa. The companies which came for campus placement were Roots Analysis, Dr. Lal Path Labs, Nestle, Meditab, Zyla Health, Panacea Biotech, Pulsus Health, Practo, Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Zydus Cadila, Healthplix Technologies, Indegene Life Systems, Redcliffe Life Diagnostics, Sagacious Research, Serum Institute of India, Cactus Communications, Aakash Educational Services, PIMS, Titan Biotech, Allied analytics, Cognizant, Wipro, Hi Care, Lifecell, Databridge Services, Eclerx, Wisdom Global, TechSci Research, Dalmia Healthcare, Freyr Solutions, Meditab, Cryoviva Biotech, Poly Medicure Ltd., Nanoveda Solutions, etc.