Universities offering M.Sc in Forensic Science course and Fee Structure


Diverse aspects of Criminology, Forensic Biology, Forensic Ballistics, etc are covered under the course curriculum of M.Sc in Forensic Science course. Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU), Kurukshetra University, Osmania University, etc are some of the reputed institutions offering this course. Graduates in Science stream can seek admission to the course. Fee structure for the course varies with University/Institution. Tuition Fee for the course in Osmania University amounts to Rs. 88,000/- per annum. For merit seats in Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU), one must pay tuition fee of Rs.35, 000/- per semester.

Course Curriculum for M.Sc in Forensic Science

Semester –I

  • Criminology & Law
  • General Forensic Science
  • Instrumental Analysis I
  • Prints Examination
  • Questioned Document & Finger
  • Practical Based on Questioned Documents & Finger Prints Examination

Semester –II

  • Criminalistics
  • Instrumental Analysis II
  • Computer Forensic and Bioinformatics
  • Forensic Ballistics and Photography
  • Practical based on Criminalistics & Forensic Ballistics

Semester –III

  • Forensic Biology and Serology
  • Forensic Physical Anthropology and Forensic Medicine
  • Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology
  • Quality Management and Research methodology
  • Practical based on Forensic Biology and Serology
  • Practical based on Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology

Semester –IV

  • Advanced Forensic serology including DNA Forensics
  • Advanced Forensic Biology
  • Practical based on Forensic Biology and Serology
  • Special Report/Dissertation

Colleges offering M.Sc (Forensic Science) in India

  • Amity University
  • Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University / Agra University
  • Dr. Hari Singh Gour University
  • Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU)
  • Gujarat University
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
  • Jain University
  • Kurukshetra University
  • Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU)
  • Osmania University
  • Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences
  • The Global Open University

Fee structure for M.Sc in Forensic Science

Fee structure for the course slightly varies with University/institution. The tuition fee of Institute of Forensic Studies, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) is Rs.35, 000/- per semester. NRI candidates must pay Rs.70, 000/- per semester as tuition fee.

Fee Structure in Gujarat University

  • For Merit Seats –Tuition Fee: Rs. 15,000/- per semester
  • For NRI seats –Tuition Fee: Rs. 50,000/- per semester

Fee Structure in Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU)

  • Total Fee: Rs. 41793/- per annum

Fee Structure in Osmania University

  • Tuition Fee: Rs. 88,000/- per annum

Fee Structure in Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences

  • Tuition Fee: Rs. 25,000/- per semester.

Apart from the fees mentioned above, students are required to pay additional fees like University development fee, Examination fee, etc. Fee structure is subject to change according to the changes in the norms and policies of the University/college. Updated details on fee structure can be collected from the official web portal of the concerned colleges.



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2 Responses to “Universities offering M.Sc in Forensic Science course and Fee Structure”

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    sutopa singha:

    i am studying b.sc in genetics and cannot decide what to do after this course should i opt for Masters in Forensic Science or MBA or any other post graduation degree ? which course will offer better job with good salary option ?

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    khushboo jalota:

    Do these colleges offer placement after the completion of Msc in forensic science? And what is the eligibility for the course and the duration of the course?