By Prof. Devasish Bose   |   Department of Criminology & Forensic Science
Learners enrolled: 2719
This course is based on UGC Curriculum and presented as a two credit elective course. The objective of this course is to make the students familiar to the Criminalistics. Let’s have a short overview of this course: the entire course has been divided in two parts. The first part deals with crime scene whereas the second will provide information about different types of physical evidences found at crime scene. So, first of all, we will understand about the crime scene investigation, its management, how evidences are located at crime scene, sketching, photography, documentation etc. Moreover, crime scene reconstruction, what precaution should be taken while transportation physical evidence from one place to another place.
In continuation, after having a general idea of crime scene we will now learn about  physical evidence which allow us to know about collection, packing, labelling, forwarding of physical evidence from crime scene to forensic science laboratory. Not only this, we would like cover different classification of physical evidence and basic introduction about physical evidence most commonly found at crime scene

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Library and Information Sciences
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 06 Jul 2020
End Date : 15 Nov 2020
Enrollment Ends : 30 Sep 2020
Exam Date :

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Course layout

Week 1 : Investigation of crimes, Scene of crime part 1st  Scene of crime part 2nd

Week 2 : Scene of crime part 3rd, Scene of crime part 4th, Scene of crime part 5th

Week 3 : Scene of crime part 6th, Scene of crime part 7th, Chain of custody

Week 4 : Physical evidence part 1st, Physical evidence part 2nd, Physical evidence part 4th

Week 5 : Analytical sample, Sample handling, Introduction to soil

Week 6 : Introduction of tool marks, Forensic significance of paint part-I, Forensic significance of paint part-II

Week 7 : Introduction of glass, Glass evidence part-I, Glass evidence part-II

Week 8 : Forensic significance of fiber part-I, Forensic significance of fiber  part-II

Instructor bio

Prof. Devasish Bose

Department of Criminology & Forensic Science
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, monetarized 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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