About B.Sc. in Forensic Science


The advancing scope of technology and innovation has brought about a shift in the commission of crime and offences, thus resulting in high demand for forensic science experts. The Faculty of Applied Sciences runs a unique Forensic Science program, which involves core science subjects such as chemistry, biology, physics and genetics. The program deals with scientific investigations in specific crime scene related cases and various forms of evidentiary elements. The department is equipped with expert lecturers and resource persons who guide the students in the various aspects of research and experimentation. The continuous efforts of the department are towards providing students with an interdisciplinary understanding of forensic science by jointly organising curricular activities with the faculty of law. The curriculum imparts within the students advanced techniques in collecting, preserving and analyzing the various forms of evidence. Pursuing this program will get the students acquainted with both the academic and industrial settings. The program is also designed to develop within the students effective career competencies in the various sectors of the industry, to enhance their employability.

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B.Sc. in Forensic ScienceProgram Outcomes


Why Study B.Sc. in Forensic Science

The study of forensic science is gaining popularity in the recent years, thus creating a pool of endless career opportunities for the students. With novel developments in methods of forensic science research, the discipline gets to develop within the students an understanding of some of the modern technologies and scientific innovations. Students upon graduation can take up careers in the various fields such as:
Criminalist

Criminalist

An ability to develop hands on skills required for carrying forensic research activities and collaboration on various research.

Forensic Toxicologist

An ability to analyse and scientifically deduce various forms of investigative methods and mechanism which are used within the scientific sector.

Forensic Toxicologist
Document Examiner

Document Examiner

An ability to understand and correlate the modern trends in research technology and to actively participate in the global dimensions related to research.

Forensic Examiner

An ability to showcase the understanding of industrial practises in the field of forensic science and the various experimental procedures.

Forensic Examiner
Crime Scene Investigator

Crime Scene Investigator

An ability to demonstrate a strong adherence towards law and justice.

Duration: 3 years (Semester System)


affiliation

Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate shall have passed 12th Examination in Science stream from a recognized board.

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Mode of Admission

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Faculties Offering

Faculty of Applied Sciences (Vadodara Campus), Faculty of Applied Sciences & Research (Ahmedabad Campus)

B.Sc. in Forensic Science feesFees

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B.Sc. in Forensic Science

₹ 72,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

B.Sc. in Forensic Science CurriculumCurriculum

Semester 1

Semester 2

Major (Discipline Specific Course)

Major (Discipline Specific Course)

Introduction to Forensic Science

Basics of Forensic Physical Science

Computer Application and cyber crime

Basics of Forensic Chemical Science

 

Basics of Forensic Biological Science

FS Lab-I- Basics of Forensic Physical Science

FS Lab-I- Basics of Forensic Biological Science

FS Lab-II- Basics of Forensic Chemical Science

Minor -1 / Interdisciplinary Course (Select any one)

Minor -2 / Interdisciplinary Course (Select any one)

Chemistry: Basics of chemistry

Chemistry: Basics of organic chemistry

Chemistry: Lab Basics of chemistry)

Chemistry: Lab (Basics of organic chemistry)

Information Technology: Introduction to IT Fundamentals

Information Technology: Networking and Infrastructure

Information Technology: LAB- IT Fundamentals

Information Technology: LAB- Networking and Infrastructure

Life Science: Cell Biology

Physics: Theory of Semiconductor Devices

Physics: Basic Physics

Physics: Lab Theory of Semiconductor Devices

Physics: Lab Basic Physics

Life Science: Bio-Chemistry & Microbiology

Psychology: Psychology-I

Psychology: Psychology-II

University Electives -1 (Multidisciplinary course) (Select any one)

University Electives -2 (Multidisciplinary course ) (Select any one)

Basic Photography

Maintenance of Household Apparatus

Introduction to MATLAB Programming

Human Psychology

Office Automation

Digital Health

First Aid and Life Support

Public Health Nutrition

Skill Enhancement Course -1

Skill Enhancement Course -2

Forensic psychology: witness investigation

Mathematical Aptitude

Value Added Course-1

Value Added Course-2

Climate Change & Sustainable Environment

IPDC including History and Culture of India and IKS-I

Ability Enhancement Course -1 /Modern Indian Language-1 (Select any one)

Ability Enhancement Course -2 /Modern Indian Language-2 (Select any one)

Basic English-I

Basic English-II

Basic Hindi-I

Basic Hindi-II

Basic Gujarati-I

Basic Gujarati-II

 

Semester 3

Semester 4

Major (Discipline Specific Course)

Major (Discipline Specific Course)

Fingerprint and other impression evidence

Forensic Anthropology & Odontology

Crime Scene Management

Criminology, Criminal Law and Police Organization

Multimedia Forensic

Questioned Document & Fraud Investigation

 

Lab-I Multimedia Forensic

Lab-I Forensic Anthropology & Odontology

Lab-II CSM & Fingerprint Science

Lab-II Questioned Document & Fraud Investigation

University Electives -3 (Select any one)

Minor -3 / Interdisciplinary Course (Select any one)

Cyber Security, Tools, Techniques and Counter Measures

Chemistry: Basics of inorganic chemistry

Artificial Intelligence Application in People Management

Chemistry: Lab Basics of inorganic chemistry

Retail Management

Information Technology: Fundamental of Operating Systems

Income Tax Return & E-Filing

Information Technology: LAB- Fundamental of Operating Systems

Intelectual Property

Physics: Electronics

Skill Enhancement Course -3

Physics: Lab Electronics

Artificial Intelligence -AI

Life Science: Fundamentals of Biomolecules

Value Added Course-3

Life Science: LAB - Fundamentals of Biomolecules

IPDC including History and Culture of India and IKS-2

Psychology: Social Psychology

Ability Enhancement Course -3/ Modern European Language-1 (Select any one)

Skill Enhancement Course -4 (Select any one)

Advanced English - I

Forensic Crime Scene Investigation: Essential Tools and Kits

Basic German -I

Value Added Course-4/ Physical Education (Select anyone)

Basic French - I

Positive Mental Health

 

Physical Education: Yoga

 

Physical Education: Sports

 

Physical Education: NCC

 

Ability Enhancement Course -4 / Modern European Language-2 (Select anyone)

 

Advanced English – II

 

Basic German –II

 

Basic French - II

 

Semester 5

Semester 6

Major (Discipline Specific Course)

Major (Discipline Specific Course)

Forensic Toxicology and Pharmacology

Forensic Ballistics & Explosives

Forensic Serology

Forensic Psychology

Instrumentation in Forensic Science

Forensic Medicine & Entomology

Lab-I Forensic Toxicology & IT

Digital & Cyber Forensic

Lab-II Forensic Serology & IT

Lab- I Forensic Ballistics & Forensic Medicine

Minor -4 / Interdisciplinary Course (Select any one)

Lab- II Digital & Cyber Forensic

Chemistry: Basics of Physical chemistry

Minor -6 / Interdisciplinary Course (Select any one)

Chemistry: Lab (Basics of Physical chemistry)

Chemistry: Basics of Analytical chemistry

Information Technology: Introduction to Cyber Security

Information Technology: Fundamentals of Web application

Information Technology: LAB- Security and Cybersecurity

Information Technology: LAB- Fundamentals of Web application

Physics: Mathematical Physics

Physics: Modern Physics

Physics: Lab Mathematical Physics

Physics: Lab Modern Physics

Life Science: Information Pathway

Life Science: Molecular Forensics

Life Science: LAB - Information Pathway

Life Science: LAB - Molecular Forensics

Psychology: Industrial Psychology

Psychology: Psychology of Personality

Minor -5 / Interdisciplinary Course (Select any one)

Ability Enhancement Course -5

Chemistry: Applied chemisrty

Professional Ethics and Communication

Chemistry: Lab (Applied chemisrty)

Internship/Mini Project-1 (in Major Specific Course)

Information Technology: Cyber law & ethics

 

Information Technology: LAB- Cyber law & ethics

 

Physics: Solid State Physics

 

Physics: Lab Solid State Physics

 

Life Science: Molecular Techniques

 

Life Science: LAB - Molecular Techniques

 

Psychology: Mental Health and Well-being

 

Skill Enhancement Course -5(Select anyone)

 

Digital Literacy

 

Finance for everyone

 

 

B.Sc. in Forensic Science Curriculum Laboratories


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Computer Labs

Equipped with a total of 15 computer laboratories which are strategically designed to provide students with the most vital practical training exposure.

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Research and Development Lab

As a way of promoting research in robotics and automation, a specific laboratory has been reserved for research and development where students can constantly engage in practical

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Animal tissue culture and plant tissue culture labs for high end research

Animal tissue culture and plant tissue culture labs for high end research

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Central instrumentation lab for use of sophisticated equipment

Central instrumentation lab for use of sophisticated equipment

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Analysis lab for analysis of bio molecules

Analysis lab for analysis of bio molecules

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Biochemistry lab for biochemical estimations

Biochemistry lab for biochemical estimations

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