Institute for Excellence in Higher Education(IEHE), Bhopal
An Autonomous Institute established by Govt. of M.P.(College with Potential for Excellence Status Conferred by UGC)
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Department : Forensic Science
Department Established in 2018
Brief Profile of the Department      The Department of Forensic Science was established in the year of 2018 at IEHE, Bhopal with the aim to develop it as a major teaching department in Madhya Pradesh and to help the criminal justice system to over­come the shortage of skilled man­power engaged in this very particular field. This department is currently involved in teaching of Forensic Science at the undergraduate level leading to B.Sc. in forensic science (honours/ Subsidiary).
Forensic Science is the scientific observation, examination and analysis of materials of crime, scene of crime, victim or accuse etc. for the purpose of law. Forensic medicine, toxicology, ballistics and explosive examination, fingerprints, examination of forged documents, voice analysis, DNA finger printing, Narco analysis, Brain mapping and cyber forensics are some of the fascinating disciplines and techniques of forensic science. Students in this program learn and discuss forensic science perspectives and apply scientific concepts uniquely related to the forensic sciences—such as crime-scene reconstruction, the legal integrity of scientific evidence, courtroom testimony, and individualization of physical evidence. Currently the department offers 3 years (6 semesters) undergraduate program with maximum 40 students intake in every session.
Another motive behind presenting this course is to inspire the students to explore the truth through science and shape the future of forensic science by applying the new, upgraded scientific knowledge and innovations. Present curriculum is based on theoretical concepts and real world examples, promote critical thinking skills, maintain the ethical and professional standards of the profession of forensic science, prepare students for future employment in government and private sectors such as forensic science laboratories, detective agencies or criminal investigation departments, financial and legal sectors, consultancy, self-employment etc.
Department List
S.No.NameDesignation Joining Date of IEHEEmailPhoto
1 DR. ANJALI ACHARYA Professor HOD 03/09/2007 anjaliacharya2007@rediffmail.com
2 RAJENDRA PRASAD PAWAR Honorary 27/02/2019 rjforensics@gmail.com
3 MOHAMMAD ATHAR Honorary 01/08/2015 athar.fsl48@gmail.com
4 SHIVKUMAR SEN Lab Attendant(Outsource Employee) 08/07/2015 shivakant672@gmail.com
Courses Offered Undergraduate
Facilities Provided by the Department
1 Well-equipped laboratories for UG students.
2 Well-furnished and maintained ensuring optimal utilization of infrastructure facilities.
Achievements of the Department
Highlights of the Department
1 Forensic science laboratories and academic institution visit.
2 Guest lectures by forensic experts, law and police officers.
3 The department is well aware of its social responsibilities, vocational training programs/ awareness programs for the society to familiarize them with – crime scene management, responsibilities of common people at crime scene etc.
Future Plans of the Department
1 To start M.Sc. in Forensic Science
2 To introduce various training and certificate courses in career or job oriented disciplines like cyber forensics, analytical toxicology, fingerprints examination, questioned documents examination etc.
3 Apart from this, the major plan is to involve the students in research and development activities to make the process of criminal investigation rapid, easier and effective as well as error less.
Research Activity & Achievement     
S.No.NameResearch PaperBooksMinor Research ProjectMajor Research ProjectPh.D. produced under the supervisionM.Phil. produced under the supervisionEdited BooksAttended Workshop/ ConferencesConducted Seminar/ Workshop As ConvenorAchievement
1 DR. ANJALI ACHARYA 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 7

1 Co- ordinator forensic science diploma courseand forensic science Hons

2B.O.S  Member SN GG PG  Bhopal

3 M.Sc.Dissertation internal guide.

4.Convenor Prospectus commitee.53.Conduct students exchange prog.,educational tours ,industrial visits etc.

5.Skill developments prog incharge under vivekanand creear guidence scheme.

6.Member NAAC Comm.,IQAC, Time table comm.,Earn while Learn activities.

2 RAJENDRA PRASAD PAWAR 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0

 

  1. Qualified UGC - NET - JRF (June 2012)
  2. Junior Research Fellow at Department of Criminology and Forensic Science, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya (a central University), Sagar (M.P.) (July 2013 - July 2015)
  3. Senior Research Fellow at Department of Criminology and Forensic Science, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya (a central University), Sagar (M.P.) (July 2015 - July 2018)
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