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, applying standard guidelines for safe practice, and protecting themselves from civil torts, consumer, and criminal cases that 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
  • 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 rights 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