List of Postgraduate Courses in Forensic Science


Forensic Science deals with the study of analyzing the mode of a crime by the application of a wide range of sciences. Forensic study involves checking Fingerprints, Serology and DNA. It also involves detailed study about narcoanalysis, detecting cyber crimes, etc.

There are various graduate and postgraduate forensic programmes offered by different colleges in India and abroad. Those who have done graduation in Science disciplines, Dental or Pharmacy with not less than 50% marks can apply for the PG diploma courses. Also, candidates who have secured a BA or B.Sc. degree can apply for M.Sc in Forensic Science course. Candidates are required to have a PG with 60% in applying for the research programmes.  The candidates need to appear for an entrance test (PGCET) in order to get admission for the masters’ course in Forensic Science.

List of Postgraduate Courses

  • Master of Science in Forensic Science
  • Post Graduate diploma in Forensic Science and related Laws
  • Post Graduate diploma in Digital and Cyber Forensic and related Law
  • PhD in Forensic Science

Career Prospects

There are abundant opportunities for the candidates who have completed the postgraduate programmes in Forensic Science. The candidates can seek for jobs in Government as well as Private Investigation offices. Forensics helps in the detection of the culprit who has done a crime. With the help of the science, it is possible to correctly detect how the crime was done, even if it is a decomposed body. There are even specializations in the field that a candidate can opt for. Forensic Scientists can hunt for vacancies in law enforcing agency, police force, etc. They are given the designation of crime scene examiner, crime laboratory analyst, and forensic engineer. Good remuneration is given to these personnel who are technically capable in the field. They can expect high scale of pay both in India and in other countries as they are providing much support to the Government.



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9 Responses to “List of Postgraduate Courses in Forensic Science”

  1. 9
    Purnima chauhan:

    I’m completed my biotchnology wht is the future scope of forensic science……

  2. 8
    Akhilesh badode:

    i am final year student of computer science . i want to information i can apply with forensic science and its related course. please reply

  3. 7

    hi . . . . What is the criteria to do ‘masters in medicine’? Is there any university which provides this course in correspondance?

  4. 6

    i m arts graduate, age 33, can i study fingerprinting?

  5. 5
    paras sadhu:

    what is the scope of BHMS grajuate student in forensic?

  6. 4

    hi….i’m a biotechnology student and i want to take up m.s. forensic sciences and dna fingerprinting….can i cope up being a biotechnology student…..waiting for ur reply

  7. 3
    swetha bindhu:

    Hi!!!!!!!! I’m a bsc micro graduate and im int to take up msc forensic science how far is it useful and can a micro biology student cope up??????? and wat is the further scope

  8. 2

    where are the best colleges of forensic studies in maharashtra(specially in cities) for part time forensic courses?
    which courses are available and which have most vacancies ?
    what is its procedure and basic requirements & eligibilities ?
    i am interested in its partime courses..

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    nishit soni:

    list of colleges for post graduation courses of forensic science in canada?