B.Sc. Forensic Science

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Forensic science is a specialized field primarily dealing with widespread scientific aspects of investigation studies. The field of forensic science is fascinating and simultaneously challenging involving the analysis and examination of biological, chemical or physical samples. B.Sc. Forensic science is a three-year program spread into six semesters that focuses on the use of scientific knowledge for criminal investigations. The curriculum of Forensic science is a blend of interdisciplinary fields including biology, chemistry, physics, microbiology, entomology, anthropology, drug chemistry, ballistics etc. The curriculum is enriched to provide conceptual knowledge along with sound technical skills and laboratory expertise.

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Career Prospects:

Different carrier options are available for forensic science graduates. After graduation candidates can pursue higher study in Forensic or Biotech or allied fields. They can work as forensic ballistics experts, forensic DNA experts, Bloodstain pattern analysts, forensic toxicologists, Digital forensic experts, forensic document examiners, forensic legal experts, scientists and others. Government organizations including the intelligence bureau (IB), central government forensic science laboratories & hospitals.

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Eligibility & Fee Details

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 50,024 50,024 50,024 50,024
Merit Scholarship 15,007 10,005 5,002 --
Net Tuition Fee 35,017 40,019 45,022 50,024
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 50,024 50,024 50,024 50,024
Merit Scholarship 15,007 10,005 5,002 --
Net Tuition Fee 35,017 40,019 45,022 50,024
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,01,334 (2nd Category) 1,11,338 (3rd Category) 1,21,344 (4th Category) 1,31,348

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 67,600 67,600 67,600 67,600
Students Diversity Scholarship 12,600 12,600 12,600 12,600
Merit Scholarship 16,500 11,000 5,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 38,500 44,000 49,500 55,000
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 67,600 67,600 67,600 67,600
Students Diversity Scholarship 12,600 12,600 12,600 12,600
Merit Scholarship 16,500 11,000 5,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 38,500 44,000 49,500 55,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,08,300 (2nd Category) 1,19,300 (3rd Category) 1,30,300 (4th Category) 1,41,300

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,22,612 (2nd Category) 1,36,228 (3rd Category) 1,49,844 (4th Category) 1,63,460

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,33,000 (2nd Category) 1,48,100 (3rd Category) 1,63,200 (4th Category) 1,78,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Per Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Lab Charges Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 3,000 10,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 75,000 55,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,20,000 1,00,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala Route per Academic Year 22,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 20,000

Eligibility

  • 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology.
  • Minimum 50% aggregate marks for general category and 45% aggregate marks in case of SC/ST category.

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Tuition Fee for the programme will increase by 5% per annum from 2nd year onwards. It will be applicable to both All India and State Quota students.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

S. No

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

1.

TBFS 101

Introduction to Forensic Science

3

2.

TBFS 102

Inorganic Chemistry

3

3.

TBFS 103

Generic Elective- 1(GE-1)

3

4.

TBFS 104

Environmental Sciences

2

5.

TBFS 105

Crime, Society and Law

3

6.

PBFS 101

LabI: Introduction to Forensic Science

2

7.

PBFS 102

Lab. II: Inorganic Chemistry

2

8.

PBFS 103

Lab. II: Generic Elective-1 (GE-1)

2

Total credit Sem. I

20

*Remedial course - Remedial Maths / Remedial biology.

  • Students with Biology Discipline in 10+2 will have to pursue qualifying course Remedial Maths and students from Maths Discipline in 10+2 will pursue qualifying course on Remedial Biology.
  • Remedial course is Non Credit course and 50% marks to be scored to qualify the paper.

S. No

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

1.

TBFS 201

Physical Sciences

3

2.

TBFS 202

Zoology I-  Non - Chordates

3

3.

TBFS 203

Generic Elective- 2 (GE-2)

3

4.

TBFS 204

English Communication(AE-2)

2

5.

TBFS 205

Forensic Psychology

3

6.

PBFS 201

Lab. III:  Physical sciences

2

7.

PBFS 202

Lab. IV: Zoology I- Non - Chordates

2

8.

PBFS 203

Lab. V: Generic Elective- 2 (GE-2)

1

9.

PBFS 204

Academic Activity / Case study

1

Total credit Sem. II

20

S. No

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

 
 

1.

TBFS 301

Forensic Dermatoglyphics

3

 

2.

TBFS 302

Organic Chemistry

3

 

3.

TBFS 303

Generic Elective-3

3

 

4.

TBFS 304

Analytical techniques in Forensic science

3

 

5.

TBFS 305

SEC-1- Ethics in Forensic Science

 3

 

6.

PBFS 301

Lab VI- Forensic Dermatoglyphics

2

 

7.

PBFS 302

Lab VII- Organic Chemistry

1

 

8.

PBFS 303

Lab. Generic Elective-3

1

 

9.

PBFS 304

Internship/ Minor project

2

 

Total credit Sem. III

21

 

S. No

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

 
 

1.

TBFS 401

Forensic Chemistry

3

 

2.

TBFS 402

Botany I- Algae, Fungi & Bryophytes

3

 

3.

TBFS 403

Generic Elective-4 (GE-4)

3

 

4.

TBFS 404

Zoology II- Chordates

3

 

5.

TBFS 405

SEC-2- Entrepreneurship Development

3

 

6.

PBFS 401

Lab. Forensic Chemistry

2

 

7.

PBFS 402

Botany I- Algae, Fungi & Bryophytes

2

 

8.

PBFS 403

Lab. Generic Elective-4 (GE-4)

2

 

9.

PBFS 404

Lab. Zoology II- Chordates

2

 

Total credit Sem. IV

23

 

S. No

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

 
 

1

TBFS 501

Introduction to Forensic Ballistics

3

 

2

TBFS 502

Physical Chemistry

3

 

3

TBFS 503

Botany II- Pteridophytes & Gymnosperms

3

 

4

TBFS 504

Discipline specific elective- 1

3

 

5

TBFS 505

Discipline specific elective- 2

3

 

6

PBFS 501

Lab. Introduction to Forensic Ballistics

2

 

7

PBFS 502

Lab. Physical Chemistry

1

 

8

PBFS 503

Lab. Botany II- Pteridophytes & Gymnosperms

1

 

9

PBFS 504

Lab- Discipline specific elective- 1

1

 

10

PBFS 505

Lab- Discipline specific elective- 2

1

 

Total credit Sem. V

21

 

S. No

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

1

TBFS 601

Forensic Anthropology

3

2

TBFS 602

Forensic Biology &Medicine

3

3

TBFS 603

Discipline Specific Elective – 3 (DSE-3)

3

4

TBFS 604

Questioned Documents and Handwriting Identification

2

5

PBFS 601

Forensic Anthropology

1

6

PBFS 602

Forensic Biology &Medicine

1

7

PBFS 603

Discipline Specific Elective – 3 (DSE-3)

1

8

PBFS 604

Dissertation

6

Total credit Sem. VI

20

Total credit Sem. (I-VI)

125

S. No

Course Code

Course Name

 Credit

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS -103

Fundamentals of Computer Applications

4

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS- 203 (I)

Electricity & Magnetism

4

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS- 203 (II)

Food Quality Management

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS-303  (I)

Ordinary Differential Equations

4

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS-303 (II)

General Microbiology

4

     6.

TBFS /PBFS-403   (I)

General Biotechnology

4

     7.

TBFS /PBFS-403 (II)

Dynamics and Statics

4

S. No

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

  1.  

TBFS- 305 (1)

Bioethics and biosafety

3

  1.  

TBFS- 305 (2)

Research Methodology

3

  1.  

TBFS- 405 (1)

Entrepreneurship Development

3

  1.  

TBFS- 405 (2)

Statistical Methods

3

S.No

Course Code

Course Name

Credits

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS 503 (1)

Artificial Intelligence& Digital Forensics

5

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS 503 (2)

Economic Offences

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS 504 (1)

Forensic Serology

5

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS 504 (2)

Accident Investigations

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS 603 (1)

DNA Forensics

5

  1.  

TBFS /PBFS 603 (2)

Forensic Toxicology

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