M.Sc
Forensic Science

About
the Course

M.Sc Forensic Science is a two-year postgraduate degree divided into four semesters. The course deals with the study of crime investigations. It provides training to students that include analyzing, identifying suspects through materials found on crime locations. The course enhances an in-depth understanding of forensic science principles, its policing, and criminal investigation through teaching and research.

With the M.Sc Forensic Sciences Programme, students will be introduced to different forensic science techniques, photography techniques, and more to supervise the crime scene in different situations.

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CAREER
PROSPECTS

The course opens up ample opportunities for various profiles and roles such as forensic scientist, forensic Psychiatrist, crime scene investigator, forensic expert, customs agent, amongst others.Forensic graduates can find opportunities in different domains such as disaster management, Central Bureau of Investigation, the Intelligence Bureau, Police Departments. Students can also opt for higher studies in the course such as M.Phil or Ph.D in the same field.

Forensic
Psychiatrist

They are highly trained professionals who work with the legal system for providing psychological advice to the criminal justice system. They provide support for sentencing and defense tactics. They hold a master’s or doctoral degree in the field who also treat criminals suffering from mental disorders.

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: 4.5 Lac
Experienced Professionals: 6 to 12 Lac