‘Forensic Sciences’ Career Course After 12th.

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Forensic Sciences or Forensics is a very wide branch of science which basically deals with scientific support and services to the investigation of crime. But this is not the only function of Forensics. It covers other fields such as astronomy, archaeology, biology, and geology to investigate ancient times including identification of skeletonized human or animals remains. The specialists in this field analyze and investigate the elements like dead bodies and tissues, to find out the identities of such elements employing modem technologies. It is a sort of research work that is performed in the laboratories.

The range of topics in forensics covers almost all the subjects including computational forensics, ballistics, firearms and tool mark examinations, and other evidences in criminal investigations, medicine, pathology, toxicology, profiling, imaging, policing, anthropology, archaeology, entomology, genetics, digital forensics, forensic chemistry, forensic dactyloscopy (the study of fingerprints), forensic engineering, forensic geophysics, forensic meteorology, forensic limnology (the analysis of evidence collected from crime scenes), forensic odontology (study of teeth), forensic podiatry (the study of feet footprint), forensic toxicology, and many other fields.

Career in 'Forensic Sciences' Course After 10+2
Career in ‘Forensic Sciences’ Course After 10+2


10 + 2 with science subjects

Undergraduate courses:

  • B. Sc. (Forensic Sciences)
  • Advanced Diploma, Diploma, and Certificate Courses (3 to 12 months)

Job Profile in Forensics:

  • Forensic Investigator
  • Document Examiner
  • Investigating Officer
  • Handwriting Expert
  • Fingerprint Expert
  • Genetics Expert
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Government and Private Detective
  • Forensic Consultant

Professional Institutes:

  1. Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gujarat  Web: https://www.gfsu.edu.in/
  2. National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Delhi. Web: http://nicfs.gov.in/
  3. institute of Forensic Science, Nagpur, Maharashtra. Web: https://www.ifscnagpur.in/


  • Police departments,
  • Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),
  • Central and State Forensic Sciences Laboratories,
  • Criminal Investigation Department (CID),
  • Intelligence Bureau (IB),
  • Quality Control Bureau,
  • narcotics departments,
  • hospitals, courts, and university colleges.





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