Duration: 3.0 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 80,000 / Year
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B.Sc in Forensic Science is a three-year undergraduate program which offers the study of scientific applications and knowledge that helps in the investigation of crimes. This course covers a wide range of subjects and how to carefully analyze and study different objects at crime scenes as they are the most important proofs. Analysis at the crime scenes could be of anything from blood stains, soil, bones, fingerprints, recovering data from mobiles, laptops, computers, DNA profiling, etc. The students planning to take forensic science as their career choice must have academic skills and fundamental knowledge of forensic science along with keen interest in the same. Listed below are few of the ideal skillsets a forensic student must possess:
Introduction to Crimnology
Crime and Socio-Cultural
Introduction to Forensic Science
Forensic Science Laboratory Expert, Testimony & Laws
Foregn Language 1 & 2
Crime Scene Investigation Importance
Behavioural Science 1
Physical Evidence in Forensic Science
Behavioural Science 2
Blood Pattern Analysis
Benzedine Test, Blood Analysis
Practical 1 & 2
Fundamental Introduction to Biology
Analysis of Biological Fluids
Behavioural Science 3 & 4
Fundamental Introduction to Chemsitry
Classfication of Poisons and their Effect on Human Body
Foreign Language 3 & 4
Introduction to Toxicaology
Communication Skills 1
Typewriting & Handwriting Analysis
Examination of Fraudulent Documents, Overwriting, Intended writing etc.
Arson & Explosion Investigation
Compund Microscope, Microscopy-Simple Microscope
Behavioural Science 5 & 6
Ballistics - Classification of Firearms, Collection of Firearm-Related Evidences
Foreign Language 5 & 6
Wound and its Medico-Legal Aspects
X-RAY Diffraction Techniques
Successful forensic science graduates can find a job in both public and the private sector. The graduates are hired in organizations such as cyber-crime investigation, protection of consumer rights, anti-terrorist operations, environment, and protection of human rights. They are also hired by CBI - Central Bureau of Investigation, IB - Intelligence Bureau, FSL - Forensic Science Laboratories, clinical research, civil services, police departments, and others. Some job profiles which the Forensic Science graduates can get are as follows:
The average annual salary for a forensic graduate is Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh. It can go up with years of experience and the quality of work one does.
Following are some of the top colleges offering Science courses : St. Xavier's College (Kolkata) , The Oxford College of Science (Bangalore) , St. Xaviers College (Mumbai) , Miranda House University College for Women (Delhi) , Hindu College (New Delhi). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.Sc - Forensic Science or not.
The average fee for B.Sc - Forensic Science is INR 80,000 per year.
B.Sc - Forensic Science is a 3 year course.
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