M.Sc. Forensic Science

Unlock the Mysteries of Evidence with Our M.Sc. in Forensic Science


    M.Sc. Forensic Science will offer the students opportunities to develop and extend scientific skills and processes through problem-based learning. Forensic science is one of the fastest-growing fields for high school science classes as well as at the college level. K.R. Mangalam University aims to encourage learners to explore connections between the major and other disciplines.

    Programme Highlights

    • Advanced curriculum prepared in collaboration with leading professionals and specialists helps students for careers in criminal investigation and forensic analysis
    • Students gain a detailed understanding by analysing and investigating real crime scenes
    • Regular industrial visits, events and interaction with forensic professionals
    • Direct interactions with forensic experts, enrich the educational experience with real-world expertise and case examples.
    • Access to a sophisticated forensic science laboratory with the latest technology
    • Constant lab sessions, guest lectures, and real-based projects to solve the complex concern
    • Get 100% placement and internship assistance
    • Global Exposure: International paid visit to attend 2 weeks of summer school at a Prestigious European university

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    Criminal Justice with Our Master’s
    Degree in Forensic Science

    This comprehensive programme is designed to equip students with advanced knowledge and practical skills in the field of forensic science. From crime scene analysis to forensic toxicology, the curriculum spans a wide range of topics essential for a career in forensic science. Graduates will find themselves well-prepared to tackle the challenges of the criminal justice system, contribute to investigative processes, and excel in various roles within forensic laboratories and law enforcement agencies.

    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introduction to Forensic Science and Law
    • Crime Scene Management & Forensic Physics
    • Instrumental Analysis (Physical)
    • Forensic Chemistry & Toxicology
    • Forensic Practical I
    • Forensic Ballistics and Explosives
    • Questioned Document
    • Dermatoglyphics and Impressions
    • Instrumental Analysis (Biological)
    • Forensic Practical II
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Forensic Medicine & Psychology
    • Cyber Forensics
    • Forensic Biology & Serology
    • Forensic Anthropology & Quality Management
    • Forensic Practical III
    • Training & Project Report
    • Project Evaluation & Viva - Voice

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    Our M.Sc. Forensic Science programme at K.R. Mangalam University distinguishes itself through deep-rooted connections and collaborations with leading entities in the forensic science community. We engage with top forensic laboratories, law enforcement agencies, and legal firms to offer our students unparalleled exposure and opportunities within the field. Esteemed partners such as Universities, Defence Forces, Hospitals, The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) etc.

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    Career Options

    M.Sc. Forensic Science programme opens the door to a wide array of fulfilling career opportunities within the fast-paced and evolving field of forensic investigation. Armed with a comprehensive skill set and critical thinking capabilities, graduates are well-equipped to take on various roles that demand precision, analytical prowess, and a commitment to justice. Below, we detail five key career paths that are directly accessible through this advanced degree:

    • Forensic Expert: A Forensic Expert applies scientific knowledge and methodologies to solve crimes. They analyze evidence collected from crime scenes, including DNA, fingerprints, and digital data, providing critical insights to law enforcement agencies.  .
    • Field Application Scientist: Field Application Scientists serve as the bridge between companies that develop scientific equipment or software and their users. They provide product support, training, and technical advice, ensuring that customers can effectively utilize these tools in research, clinical, or forensic settings.
    • Lab Technician: Lab Technicians play a crucial role in the practical aspects of scientific and medical research. They prepare experiments, process samples, and maintain laboratory equipment, providing essential support that enables the lab to function smoothly and efficiently..
    • Scientific Assistant: Scientific Assistants support scientists in their research, performing a variety of tasks that may include conducting experiments, collecting data, and preparing reports. They work in diverse settings, from research institutions to forensic labs, aiding in the advancement of scientific knowledge.
    • Crime Scene Investigator: Crime Scene Investigators meticulously collect, document, and preserve evidence from crime scenes. They photograph scenes, gather physical evidence, and ensure its integrity for forensic analysis, playing a critical role in the initial stages of criminal investigations

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    • Develop an understanding and appreciation for the scope of Forensic Sciences.


    • Develop knowledge of the functions and services provided by the forensic Laboratories and utilization of basic sciences for forensic investigations .


    • Develop comprehensive knowledge on Crime scene reconstruction and significance of various biological, Physical and chemical evidences for forensic investigations.


    • Provide knowledge on Procedures and scopes of Fingerprints examination, serology, Questioned Documents, anthropology, DNA Fingerprinting, toxicology and cyber forensic etc.


    • Introduce students about the Sociological and Psychological aspects of crime and Criminal behavior and presentation of evidence in court of law.


    • 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.


    • 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.


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    K.R. Mangalam University partnered with the leading banks to help you to finance your dream course through Education Loan. You only have to start repaying one year after finishing your course or six months after you get a job.

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    • Availability of the loan across the country

    • Includes tuition fees, books cost, hostel fees, airfare.

    • Concessional rate of interest

    • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years

    • Speedy disposal of loan applications

    • Up to 100% loan with lower interest rate and zero processing fees

    Frequently Asked Questions

    An M.Sc. in Forensic Science is a graduate-level programme that focuses on applying scientific principles to the investigation of crimes. It covers a broad range of subjects including DNA analysis, toxicology, digital forensics, and crime scene investigation, equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to analyze evidence and assist in the legal process.

    This programme is ideal for individuals with a strong interest in science and a passion for solving puzzles and contributing to the justice system. It suits those who are detail-oriented, have critical thinking skills, and are looking for a career that combines science with public service.

    Graduates can pursue a variety of roles within the forensic science and criminal justice fields, such as forensic analysts, crime scene investigators, digital forensic specialists, forensic toxicologists, and positions within law enforcement agencies, forensic laboratories, and legal teams.

    You will gain a comprehensive set of skills including evidence analysis, critical thinking, laboratory techniques, knowledge of legal procedures, and the ability to communicate complex scientific information clearly and effectively.

    Yes, K.R. Mangalam University provides practical experiences such as internships with forensic laboratories, law enforcement agencies, or other relevant organizations. There are also laboratory courses and sometimes research projects that provide hands-on learning opportunities.

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    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enroled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey

    M.Sc. Forensic Science