Department of Forensic Medicine

About Us

  • Forensic Medicine & Toxicology is a multidisciplinary subject bridging medicine & law. It deals with the application of medical knowledge for legal purposes, such as crime-related investigations solving sensational cases appraising the law courts to dispense justice.
  • Apart from these duties to enforce law and order and render unbiased justice academically the department is providing training to undergraduate students in performing medico-legal examinations such as age estimation, wound assessment, examination of survivors of sexual assaults and accused persons of rape, and also a drunken person
  • Educating ethics to medical students, application of standard guidelines for safe practice, and also protecting themselves from civil torts, consumer, and criminal cases which may arise while dealing with patients.

Our Vision

  • To set the department at a benchmark level for providing one of the highest levels of teaching to undergraduates.
  • To provide our best teaching & training to students from other paramedical courses.
  • To sensitize & educate Emergency Medical officers about the handling of medico-legal cases.
  • To develop a platform for research works in new specialized programs with the latest technologies in the field of crime detection & toxicology.

Our Mission

  • Use of the latest teaching technology in conducting traditional lectures & interactive lecture classes.
  • Small group discussions, Perform under a simulated environment, Perform under supervision or Perform independent techniques of teaching may be used during the practical classes.
  • Regular periodic programs on quizzes, poster presentations, seminars, and mock court trials depending on the suitability of the chapters.
  • Enlightening on day-to-day crime and consumer cases from Newspaper cuts.
  • Horizontal & Vertical Integrated teachings & chapter-wise assignments.
  • Periodic motivational interaction with students



  • Lecture Classes
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Small group discussion
  • DOAP session
  • Bedside clinic
  • Role-play
  • Court visits
  • Moot Court
  • Autopsy Demonstration
  • Medico-legal examination in:
  • A. Forensic Pathology:
  • Post-mortem examination to determine the cause of death, time since death, manner of death and to prepare the required document.
  • Fetal examination to determine gestational age and viability.
  • Skeletal remains examination to establish identification.
  • B. Clinical Forensic Medicine:-
  • a. Age estimation
  • b. Wound assessment
  • c. Sexual offenses examination
  • d. Drunkenness examination
  • e. Examination of poison cases.
  • f. Examination of a person in human right violation cases
  • C. Expert Opinion for Legal Purposes:
  • To offer expert medical or medico-legal evidence in a court of law.
  • Department library- Number of books :110
  • List of Journals: 3 Journals, 13 e-journals
  • b) Other Learning resources in the Dept- Mounted specimen 240
  • Bones 250
  • Proto-type fire and other arms. 64
  • Wax Models 35
  • Poisons 50
  • Charts/Diagrams 80
  • Models 35
  • Dental cast & OPGs 50
  • Photographs 270
  • X-rays 200