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B.Sc. (Hons. with Research) Forensic Science *

   Department of Biomedical Science

Programme Level

Under Graduate


4 Years

About the programme

*4-year Undergraduate Degree (Honours with Research)

This is to inform all the concerned that as envisaged in NEP2020, the University has introduced a 4-year Undergraduate (UG) Degree (Honours with Research) from the academic year 2022-23

The students who secure 75% marks or a 7.5 CGPAand above, in the first six semesters, and wish to undertake research at the UG level can choose a research stream in the fourth year.

Such students should do a research project or dissertation under the guidance of a faculty member of the University. The research project/dissertation will be in the major discipline. The students who secure 160 credits, including 12 credits from a research project/dissertation, are awarded a 4-year UG Degree (Honours with Research).

S. No. Broad Category of Course Minimum Credit Requirement for a4-Year UG Programme
1 Major (Core) 80
2 Minor Stream 32
3 Multidisciplinary 09
4 Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC) 08
5 Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC) 09
6 Value Added Courses common for all UG 06-08
7 Summer Internship 02-04
8 Research Project/ Dissertation 12
9 Total 160

4-year UG Degree with Honours

# In the event, students fail to secure 75% marks or a 7.5 CGPA in the first six semesters, they will be awarded a 4-year UG Degree with Honours only. In addition, students not undertaking research will do 3 courses for 12 credits in lieu of a research project / Dissertation.

(Source: - UGC Curriculum & Credit Framework for Undergraduate Programmes)


XIIth with Science (PCB / PCM) with minimum 50% marks.

Fee Structure

4 Years
Tuition Fee (per annum)
Exam Fee (per annum)

Program Structure


Program Structure

Career Pathways

The students after completion of the program are eligible for working as forensic professional in government and private forensic science laboratories. Also, the students can opt for joining law firms, MNCs, insurance companies, banks as forensic consultant. The program offers student a wide are of employment opportunities as it has been developed after taking inputs from the members of the industry.

Programme Outcomes


Apply knowledge of basic sciences to the discipline and to provide the solution in the area of forensic sciences


Employ critical thinking and the scientific knowledge to design, carry out, record and analyze the results of complex forensic problems.


Create an awareness for intricate forensic issues and propagate knowledge for public health and safety, along with the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.


Demonstrate the knowledge of forensic science for sustainable development of man, society and environment and provide assistance to the Criminal Justice System and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the society


Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the forensic lab professionals or Work proficiently as a member of crime investigating teams


Proficiently communicate with the forensic community and being able to understand and write effective reports, documentation and make effective presentations.


Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the forensic skills and apply these to one’s own work, or as a member in a team, to manage projects.


Develop the ability to critically evaluate theories, methods, principles, and applications of pure and applied science in multidisciplinary domain.

Programme Educational Objectives


The graduates shall be successful professionals in Academia, Industry, Government and Entrepreneurship.


The graduate shall effectively address the challenges of the society and undertake the projects for bridging the gap between industry and societal needs.


The graduates shall pursue higher education/research at institute of national and international repute.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)


Exhibit technical skills required for examination of questioned documents and toxicological evidences.


Acquire industrial exposure and scientific knowledge through industry internship and research-based learning in State and Central forensic labs.