Program Code


Program Code
Program Level

Post Graduation

Program Duration

2 Years


Programme Overview

M.Sc. in Forensic Sciences is a 2-year full-time post-graduate course which is divided into 4 semesters. Forensics is a method used to determine what happened before, during, and after a crime. Students can choose to focus on one area of forensics, such as Biology or Cyber Security, relevant to the sort of criminal activity to detect. The course may also involve an advanced study of Psychology for understanding a criminal’s mind.

Risk analysis is a major skill taught in forensics programme, which students can apply both in life and job. Some other skills needed in eligible candidates for the course would be attention-to-detail and critical thinking, analytical observation, and an eye for detail, which are useful in every facet of life. These skills help students solve problems, critically analyzing the many consequences of a single act.

Programme Objectives

The programmes provide opportunity for learners to achieve the following objectives

  • Make students familiar with the field of forensic science which includes investigating a crime by applying forensic science principles.
  • Enhance knowledge, in depth understanding and application of forensic science, policing and criminal investigation by teaching and research.
  • Develop critical and analytical subject specific skills involving the principles, practices and techniques of specific field.
  • Develop competence in research methods and presentation of information.
  • Develop skills in forensic identification, forensic problem solving either independently or as a team member.
  • Keep abreast with all recent developments and emerging trends in Forensic science, Ethics and the law.

Programme Outcomes

  • Understand application of Forensic Science, Photography and Crime Scene Management
  • Techniques of Forensic Physics, Forensic Ballistics, Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology
  • Study Forensic Dermatoglyphics and other impressions. All PSOs are helpful in forensic identification with reference to various crimes.

Career Path

Some of the prime recruiters are –

  • Police Department
  • Government Forensic Laboratories
  • Income Tax Department
  • Commercial Tax Department
  • Crime Branch
  • Intelligence Bureau
  • CBI
  • Armed Forces
  • Government Hospitals
  • Government Banks and Finance Institutes

In the above-mentioned places, one may don roles such as –

  • Forensic Expert
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Investigative Officer
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Laboratory In-Charge
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Law Expert
  • Cyber Forensic Expert

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • B.Sc. (Forensic Science)/ B.Sc./ B.Tech. with any two of the subjects, viz., Anthropology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biophysics, Biotechnology Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Statistics, and Zoology / M.B.B.S./ B.D.S./B. Pharma./B.Tech.

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. General Forensic Science
02. Instrumental Analysis (Physical)
03. Forensic Biology
04. Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology
05. Practical based on MF.Sc.-I & MF.Sc.-II
06. Practical based on MF.Sc.-III & MF.Sc.-IV
07. Seminar / Test

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. Forensic Serology
02. Instrumental Analysis (Biochemical)
03. Document Forensics
04. Finger Prints & Impressions
05. Practical based on MFSC007 and MFSC007
06. Practical based on MFSC009 and MFSC010
07. Project Report

Semester III

S.No. Subject
01. Ballistics and Fire arms
02. Forensic Psychology
03. DNA Profiling
04. Recent Advances in Forensics
05. Practical based on MFSC013 and MFSC014
06. Practical based on MFSC015 & MFSC016
07. Seminar / Test

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. Examinations of Paper
02. Training and Project Report
03. Project Report Evaluation, Viva-Voce

How to Apply

You can fill-up the Admission Enquiry Form below if you have any queries regarding the admission procedure of M.Sc. in Forensic Sciences. Now, if you are unable to decide on which programme to choose, feel free to reach out to us via the FREE tele-counseling button. If you have decided that you pursue M.Sc. in Forensic Sciences and start a highly rewarding career in this domain then go ahead and fill-up the Online Application now.


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