B.Sc
Forensic Science

About
the Course

B.Sc forensic science is a three - year undergraduate program that 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 anything from bloodstains, soil, bones, fingerprints,recovering data from mobiles, laptops, computers, DNA profiling, etc.

Forensic Science is mostly crime-scene based science, but graduates of forensic science are also consulted in civil cases such as proving the validity of a signature on a will or an important document. Professionals in forensic sciences are also consulted for any issue where the people involved could be cutting corners or performing illegal activities.

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CAREER
PROSPECTS

Successful forensic science graduates can find a job in both the public and the private sector. The graduates are hired in organization such as cyber crime investigation, protection of consumer rights , anti-terrorist operation, environment and protection of human rights.They are also hired by By CBI - Central bureau of Investigation , IB - Intelligence bureau, FSL- Forensic science laboratories, Clinical Research , civil services, police departments,and other.Students can also opt for higher studies in the course such as M.Sc, M.Phil or Ph.D in the same field.

Forensic
Scientists

Forensic Scientists are trained professionals who examine evidence from crime locations. They also come up with conclusions based on the test results. Their role is considered as crucial as the investigation might get hampered if the forensic report would not have been used properly.

Employment
Sector

Forensic Experts are needed in government sectors, private organizations, and research centers. Some of the sectors where a Forensic Expert can find employment are as follows:

  • Forensic labs
  • Police Department
  • Crime Branches
  • Quality Control Bureau
  • Narcotics department
  • Banks
  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Private Detective Agencies
  • Defense/Army
  • Law Firms

Top Recruiting Companies/ Agencies/ Organizations Various organizations in India hire Forensic Experts for various job roles. Some of the top recruiters are listed below:

  • Directorate of Forensic Science Services
    (Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India)
  • Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
  • Intelligence Bureau
    (Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India)
  • Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL)
  • IFO Forensic Standards and Research Pvt Ltd
  • Central Govt. Forensic Sciences Labs
  • Universities & Educational Institutions
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Pay Scale

Average Package for Fresher: 3.6 Lac
Experienced Professionals: 6 to 12 Lac