Forensic Medicine and Toxicology


Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (MEDICO-LEGAL): Course Code- FMTC001

INTRODUCTION:  Forensic science is a vital instrument for the detection or investigation of crime and the administration of justice, providing crucial information about the evidence found at crime scene, it is especially important that the training and education of forensic scientists provide a solid scientific background and a broad base in criminalistics. The validity of those results depends on the knowledge, skills, and experience of the forensic scientists working to obtain them. A forensic scientist must be capable of integrating knowledge and skills in the examination, analysis, interpretation, reporting, and testimonial support of evidence. Forensic science technicians investigate crimes by collecting and analyzing physical evidence. Often, they specialize in areas such as DNA analysis or firearm examination, performing tests on weapons or on substances such as fiber, glass, hair, tissue, and body fluids to determine their significance to the investigation. Proper collection and storage methods are important to protect the evidence. Forensic Medicine / Medical jurisprudence is a science of applying medical facts to legal problems. Forensic medicine is one of the largest and most important areas of forensic science. Forensic medicine has also become increasingly important in cases involving rape. Modern techniques use such specimens as semen, blood, and hair samples of the criminal found in the victim’s bodies etc. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly earnings of forensic science technicians are about $21.79 per hour.

COURSE CONTENTS / TOPICS: Introduction to Forensic Science, Forensic Medicine; Injuries: Types and classification of injuries, anti-mortem and post-mortem injuries, aging of injuries, artificial injuries.; Forensic Toxicology: Introduction, Role of the toxicologist, significance of toxicological findings, poisons, definition, classification on the basis of their origin, physiological action and chemical nature, poisons and poisoning.; Introduction to Medical Jurisprudence and legal procedure, Law and Medicine, Law in relation to the Medical Profession, practice of Legal Medicine.; Medico legal Autopsy: Introduction to Autopsy, collection and preservation of viscera for analysis, postmortem report.; Death: Introduction to death, Causes of death, determination of time since death, medico legal aspects of death investigation, types of deaths, Personal Identification; Abortion; General study and Isolation techniques of toxins, drugs, Volatile poisons, vegetable poisons (As this is Forensic Course it covers only forensic part, legal procedures, ethics, laws etc)

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Course / Certification Type Fee (INR) Indian Students Fee (USD) International Students Max. Duration
Short Term Certificate (No Exam) Course in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 5000 Rs. 100 USD 02 Months
Advanced Certification in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 10,000 Rs. 200 USD 06 Months
PG Certification in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 15,000 Rs. 300 USD 12 Months
Certification (Expert/Gold) in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 20,000 Rs. 400 USD 06 Months
Professional Specialized Certification in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 30,000 Rs. 600 USD 12 Months
Universal Certification in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 35,000 Rs. 750 USD 12 Months

Indian Students may use Universal Currency Converter from to pay fee in other currencies…

NOTE 1: International / Outside India students who wants printed notes, books and ref. material by courier / post , then 200 USD will be charged extra.(Optional).

  Special Note – For dispatching of study material as well as mark sheet and certificate, Indian postal service will be used. If private courier services will be required to be used (for Study material/ Mark sheet and Certificate) then international / outside India students must have to pay courier charges separately. (Students can send prepaid envelope or can pay through online shipping labels and send the bar-code/labels to us).

NOTE 2: Students enrolled for courses having course duration more than 6 Month can pay their Course Fee in max. two installments, but Rs. 750 / USD 20 will be charged extra. (Optional)


ONLINE EXAMINATION SYSTEM: Students will have to appear for an Online Exam for each semester.  Our examination system is secure, virtual and online, that will allow you to appear / attend an online exam from your own home, office or any internet connected PC.


Assessment / Exam : 1 Online Exam. of 100 Marks, per sem. For more details and information please visit :

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