About Department

School of Forensic Sciences under Centurion University of Technology and Management aims at creating much required experts in the field of investigative science with the application of advanced scientific techniques. The aim of the course is to develop a platform wherein various scientific means and methods are applied so that social justice can be brought about within our society.

It is not a hidden fact that the number of criminal cases over the world are on the rise and in most of these cases justice gets delayed due to lack of proper forensic proofs. One of the major causes is shortage of adequate number of forensic experts. School of Forensic Science is the one and only of its kind in eastern India to create young, dynamic, technically efficient experts in the field of investigative science. The School has entered into an academic collaboration with Gujarat Forensic Science University, the first and only university across the world dedicated to forensic science to provide quality education and infrastructure to its students with significant responsibility.


Our aim is to be a distinguished centre of excellence aiming to create a peaceful society by imparting need based quality forensic Science education/Training to the Prospective students and allied professionals and to make the institute an inclusive centre of excellence for forensic education, research and Training services by intensifying criminal investigation process, thereby strengthening justice delivery system. We aspire to be an institution dedicated to touch human lives with the aim of intensifying the field of investigative sciences to ensure a diminished rate of criminal record in the society by strengthening the justice delivery system leading towards to prosperity, integrity and peace.


To be an inclusive center for education, training and research in Forensic Science and allied professions to create sustainable livelihoods.

  • To create much required forensic experts in the field of investigative science.
  • To develop a robust platform for students to interact with experts and develop problem solving approaches.
  • To sensitize students to harness their potential for application of various scientific technologies in investigative science.
  • To be a potential support to strengthen the justice delivery system leading towards equality, integrity, and peace.
Program & Pedagogy:

B.Sc. Forensic Sciences (3 Year):

It is a three year undergraduate program. It is a crime and laboratory based profession. Expertise of experts are used in aiding justice delivery system. This programmes helps in developing skill and interest in the field of forensic science from an undergraduate level.

It is a three year undergraduate program. It is a crime and laboratory based profession. Expertise of experts are used in aiding justice delivery system. This programmes helps in developing skill and interest in the field of forensic science from an undergraduate level.

Program Outcomes :

PO1 Discipline specific knowledge: Demonstrate a deep understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of forensic science, including Fingerprints, Ballistics, Questioned Documents, Forensic biology, Cyber Security and Digital Forensic, forensic chemistry & toxicology etc.
PO2 Interdisciplinary Integration: Demonstrate the ability to synthesize knowledge from various disciplines such as physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, allied health sciences, law, and psychology to address multifaceted forensic challenges.
PO3 Laboratory Techniques and analytical skills: Develop proficiency in operation of laboratory equipments and instrumentations used in forensic analysis. Possess analytical and computational skills to interpret physical and digital evidence using variety of scientific techniques and methodologies.
PO4 Expertise in Crime Scene Examination: Achieve proficiency in the systematic collection, preservation, and documentation of physical and digital evidence at crime scenes, adhering to established protocols.
PO5 Legal and Psychological Understanding: Integrate legal knowledge, including evidence rules and case law, with psychology principles to analyze behavioral aspects of criminals.
PO6 Effective Communication: Comprehend concepts, frameworks and interventions through various learning methods and effectively communicate them to others through verbal and written means.
PO7 Forensic Sciences for Society and Criminal Justice Setup: Understand and analyze the impact of forensic solutions to the society and criminal justice setup.
PO8 Expert witness testimony: Serve as expert witnesses in legal proceedings, communicating complex scientific findings, clearly and effectively to the diverse audience.
PO9 Research and critical thinking: Develop research skills to keep up with forensic science advancements, critically analyze literature, conduct studies, and apply scientific principles to address challenges.


Ethical and professional standards: Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior in their work, adhering to relevant laws, regulations and standards of practice in forensic science.
PO11 Individual and team work: Function affectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings in the field of forensic Science.
PO12 Life- long learning: Recognize the need for lifelong learning in the broadest context of challenges and recent advances in the field of forensic science.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs):

PSO1: Become professionals equipped with knowledge and skills necessary to take part in forensic investigation.

PSO2: To develop the laboratory skills in examining different types of evidences found at the

crime scene.

PSO3: Work and communicate effectively in interdisciplinary environment either independently or in a team and demonstrate leadership qualities.

M.Sc. Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics (2 year):

It is a two year postgraduate program. With the rapid expansion of the internet, cyber-crime and malicious software deployments are on the increase. There is a need for security professionals who can protect assessed and information by securing networks and computer systems. The master of cybersecurity and digital forensic develops skills in discovering and recording digital forensic evidence of crimes and malicious behaviour by extracting data from networks, hard drives, cell phones and other digital devices.

Program Outcomes:

POs Outcomes
PO1 Cyber forensic knowledge: Apply knowledge of mathematics, tools, techniques various disciplines of science and basic principles of digital forensic in investigation.
PO2 Perform live hands on as well as to carry out problem analysis and data interpretation of tools analysis.
PO3 The cybercrime and digital society: Apply cognitive informed by the circumstantial knowledge to assess corporate and digital criminal laws, society, health and educational issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the cyber forensics
PO4 Discrete and team work: Functions affectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in assorted teams, and in multidisciplinary settings in the field of digital forensics.
PO5 Conduct digital investigations: Tracing cyber victims and help the cyber police officials in proper collection, preservation and handling of digital evidences which will aid in maintaining the integrity of digital evidences.
PO6 Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility of cyber security professionals.
PO7 Communication: Communicate effectively on various activities of digital forensics with proper

understanding of scientific tools and legal terminologies.

PO8 Understand thinking of felonious mind and finding digital signatures.
PO9 Life- long learning: Recognize the need for lifelong learning in the broadest contest of challenges and recent advances in the field of cyber forensic science.
PO10 Project Management: Demonstrate knowledge & understanding of the digital forensic science and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects in cyber forensic science.
PO11 Use of modern techniques, tools, skills, and digital devices necessary for forensic expert or any

person working in such field.

PO12 Make a robust documentation on the basis of scientific tools analysis.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs):

PSO1: Masters will be able to develop skill which can be applied in the jobs of Cyber Forensic Science in private and public sector.

PSO2: Masters will be able to pursue higher studies and research.

PSO3: Masters will be able to use software and technologies that can be effectively used to solve various problems encountered during digital investigations.

M.Sc. Forensic Sciences (2 year):

It is a two year postgraduate program which applies the disciplines of science to answer questions of legal interest. One needs to study the various principles and theories that are applicable in forensic science. The program is divided into four semesters where last semester comprises of dissertation. Following specializations are offered from third smester:

Specialization subjects in M.Sc. Forensic Sciences:

Forensic Biology(Serology and DNA Division):

BSc Biology (Botany and Zoology) Biochem / Microbio / Biotech/ B.Pharm students are eligible for this course. Forensic Biology is again subdivided into Biology, Serology and DNA Division. In recent years forensic biology has emerged as one of the most important branches of forensic sciences. Latest development in DNA Profiling has revolutionized the forensic science to achieve speedy and precise investigation process.

Forensic Chemistry (Toxicology):

BSc Chemistry and Biochemistry/ B.Pharm. students are eligible for this course. Forensic Chemistry and Forensic Toxicology deals with medico legal cases involving explosives, fire, Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. and many more poisons. This is core area of forensic investigation, as majority of cases are reported due to use/effect/exposure to chemical substances. The examination of such evidences is based on skilled chemical and instrumental analysis.

Forensic Physics (Ballistics):

BSc Physics students are eligible for this course. A number of areas in physics is of key importance to scientific investigation starting from traditional aspects of examination and identification of glass, soil, Paint, tyre marks, tool marks to modern techniques involved in respective areas such as integrated ballistics identification system, comparison microscope the collisions of vehicles., the physics of explosions, crime scene photography and videography, blood stain patterns analysis, voice analysis, audio, audio video tape authentication and three dimensional crime scene scanning and reconstruction.

Forensic Questioned documents and Finger Prints:

BSc any branch (Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Maths) students are eligible for this course. The discipline of forensic document examination is frequently associated with white collar crimes related to hand writing and signature frauds, forgery in cheques, wills or any legal deeds, currency, passport, visa, credit or debit card. Armed with sophisticated technology, forensic document examiners can peer into visible and invisible marks on a document to extract an abundance of details that may verify authenticity or provide additional information crucial to the investigation.

Program Outcomes:

On completion of degree, graduates will / will be
PO1 Advanced Knowledge: Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the principles, theories, and practices of forensic science across multiple disciplines, including biology, chemistry, physics, and criminal justice.
PO2 Specialized Expertise: Develop specialized expertise in one or more areas of forensic science, such as forensic biology/DNA analysis, forensic chemistry/toxicology, forensic anthropology, digital forensics, or crime scene investigation.
PO3 Research Skills: Acquire advanced research skills, including the ability to design, conduct, and evaluate research studies in forensic science. They will demonstrate proficiency in data collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation.
PO4 Laboratory Techniques: Proficient in the use of advanced laboratory techniques and instrumentation relevant to their area of specialization in forensic science. They will demonstrate competence in sample preparation, analysis, quality control, and documentation.
PO5 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: Develop critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities essential for evaluating complex forensic evidence, identifying patterns, and drawing scientifically sound conclusions.
PO6 Legal and Ethical Understanding: Understand the legal and ethical considerations inherent in forensic science practice, including issues related to evidence collection, preservation, analysis, and testimony. Also, demonstrate awareness of professional standards, codes of conduct, and regulatory requirements in forensic science.
PO7 Communication and Presentation: Communicate effectively and professionally in oral and written formats, both within the scientific community and to non-specialist audiences. They will be capable of preparing comprehensive forensic reports, presenting findings in courtrooms, and delivering expert testimony.
PO8 Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with professionals from diverse disciplines, including law enforcement agencies, legal professionals, forensic specialists, and academic researchers. They will understand the interdisciplinary nature of forensic science and its role within the criminal justice system.
PO9 Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning: Recognize the importance of continuing education and lifelong learning in staying current with advances in forensic science, emerging technologies, and best practices. And demonstrate a commitment to professional development and ongoing skill enhancement.


Professional Development and Leadership: Prepared for leadership roles in forensic science organizations, research institutions, government agencies, or private sector companies. They will exhibit leadership qualities, ethical integrity, and a commitment to excellence in forensic science practice.
PO11 Technological Competence: Familiar with the use of technology and software applications commonly used in forensic science, including database management systems, forensic analysis software, and digital imaging tools.
PO12 Expert witness testimony: Serve as expert witnesses in legal proceedings, communicating complex scientific findings, clearly and effectively to the diverse audience.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs):

PSO1: Graduate will be able to understand and apply forensic principles to identify, analyze, and interpret evidence related to different crime scenarios.

PSO2: Graduate will be able to design and develop research based solution of complex forensic problems.

PSO3: Graduate will be able to fulfil employability requirements and serve the career needs of forensic community


-Government Sectors:

Based on merit of various public service commission (central and state), staff selection commission examinations and/or FACT and the desired educational qualification, forensic experts can join the Central and State organizations such as Directorate of Forensic Science, Central, State and Regional Forensic Science Laboratories at various positions such as assistant director, scientific officer and scientific assistant as well as Police Department, Intelligence Bureau (IB), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), and various Law enforcement agencies.

-Academics (teaching) and Higher studies

  • University grant commission specifies the mandate qualification for assistant professor to be Doctorate degree and/or Masters with UGC-NET qualified candidates in central, state and private universities.
  • The bachelor or master’s candidate can go for a master or doctorate degree respectively.
  • The candidate interested in research can join research institutes on qualifying UGC-NET or CSIR-NET or ICMR or AICTE examinations as per requisites for the positions of project trainee or research fellow.

– Private Sectors

  • Banking Sector (Insurance and Finance department)
  • Quality Control Bureau
  • Private Detective Agencies (e.g. Handwriting Expert, crime scene specialist)
  • Hospitals (Forensic medicine department)
  • Law Firms (e.g. Legal Counsellor, Investigative officers)
  • Research Institutes Contract Research Organisations or Pharmaceutical Industries or Life science organisation or IT industries: Based on specialist area in forensic such as Analytical chemist, Toxicologist, Serologist, QA/QC officer, Auditor, SOC Analyst with a position of Research Associate, Executive or research officer and/or research scientist in various department.

– Entrepreneur or Consultant

It is the first ever university department to have academic collaboration with Gujurat forensic Sciences University, which is the world’s only university dedicated to Forensic Science Programs by which students are able to access to world class laboratory facilities equipped with high end sophisticated instruments and gain a real-time skill and knowledge from the expertise of the area.
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