Master of Forensic Molecular Biology


The master level course of the Forensic Molecular Biology has tremendously increased in the last 15 years. The course has developed techniques that enable scientists to create DNA profile from the various evidences that in the past was considered as not useful. The course has also resultantly increased the utilisation of crime laboratories works that is a major part of the course itself. The course covers details in molecular and chemical methods to examine the crime scene.

The candidates who want to earn the master degree has to earn a bachelor level degree in anthropology, zoology or any other related course at the graduation level. The candidates have to also secure a minimum of 40% in their Higher Secondary Examination. The candidates who want to conduct specialization in the subject have to earn a medical degree in the first class range.

Courses Outlook:

The duration of the course is two years in the full time nature. The duration in some of the Institute is also one year. The course is also available in the part time type. The course duration of the part time type is completely dependent on the Institute though it is usually one year.

Job Prospects:

The candidates who have earned the master level degree in this course are recruited in the Forensic Laboratories. They can also be recruited in the Environmental Research Lab as well as various organizations related to law enforcements. The candidates are also recruited in the defence related jobs in the Forensic Laboratories.

Best Places to Pursue:

* Institute of Criminal and Forensic Science

* Wildlife Institute of India

* Amity Edumedia



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6 Responses to “Master of Forensic Molecular Biology”

  1. 6
    sneha shedage:

    i am B.Sc final year studant.i want to have a specialization in the forensic molecular biology.what will be the fee and what will be the date of entrance in 2011.last date to get admission.

  2. 5
    deepti mittal:

    i have done bsc biotechnology this year.
    i want to know about the future prospects of this course and complete list of the colleges regarding the same.

  3. 4

    i am a Bsc biotechnology final year student.I want to have a specialization in the field of my interest.MY INTERESTED FIELDS ARE molecular biology,immunology and developmental biology.kindly suggest me how can i opt for such.

  4. 3

    I have done Medical Laboratory Technology,Am I eligible for the course “Master in Forensic Molecular Biology” ? will you give me more information about colleges offering this course?

  5. 2
    aditi gupta:

    what will b the fee and i want to do correspondance course and what will be the last date to get admission .

  6. 1
    Dr Anil Kurian BDS:

    Sir I want to do masters in forensic molecular biology as part time course. Will you kindly give me more information reguarding the colleges offering the course and application procedures?