Introduction of Forensic Science Services & Police Organization

By Prof. Devasish Bose   |   Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (M.P.)
Learners enrolled: 1220
Introduction of Forensic Science & Police Science. This course is based on UGC Curriculum and presented, as a two credit elective course. The objective of this course is to make the participant familiar to the world of forensic science and police science. Let’s have a short overview of this course: the entire course has been divided in two parts. The first part deals with forensic science and its allied services whereas the second will sail you through police organization. So, first of all, we will understand the meaning & definition of forensic science, how forensic science laboratories works in India, the history and its development in India, branches of forensic science, need of forensic science, and objectives of forensic science. It will also include some basic principles of forensic science such as principle of exchange, principle of probability, principle of individuality etc. Moreover, this course will discuss the set up and functioning of state and central forensic science laboratory.
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Multidisciplinary
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 20 Jan 2020
End Date : 14 Mar 2020
Enrollment Ends : 08 Mar 2020
Exam Date : 10 May 2020 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1 : Introduction to Forensic Science, Basic Principles of Forensic Science, Branches of Forensic

Week 2 : Basic Set up of State Forensic Science Laboratory in India,
Forensic Science Expert, Basic Set up of Central
Forensic Science Laboratory in India, 

Week 3 : Forensic Science in International Perspective,
Fingerprint Bureaus, Directorate of Forensic Science
Services  & Mobile Crime Laboratories,

Week 4 : Government Examiners of Questioned Document (GEQD), Police Academics & Police Dogs, 
                        State Police Organization
Week 5 : Police Organization under Central Government Part I,
                        Police Organization under Central Government Part II, 
Police Organization under Central Government Part III, 
Week 6 : Police Organization under Central Government Part IV
                        Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D), 
Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)

Week 7 : INTERPOLE, National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Week 8 : Police and Detective Training School, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Books and references

Books, Pdf, article

Instructor bio

Prof. Devasish Bose

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (M.P.)
Professor in Department of Criminology and Forensic Science, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (M.P). He works in the field of liquid chromatography and capillary electrophoresis. His field of interest is adulterantsin food materials, pesticides, monitorized drugs, apart from other interesting fields of forensic science and toxicology. Using liquid chromatographic and capillary electrophoretic techniques he published more than 50 research articles in high impact journals and has produced 5 Ph.D.

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