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The School of science at Renaissance University offers B.Sc. in Forensic science for all those who get fascinated by watching experts in action on popular TV shows and movies, those who get in action after a crime is committed, those who can be seen collecting evidence at a crime scene, analyzing it and obtaining results that ultimately aid in progressing the investigation. In simple terms, forensic science is the application of scientific methods and techniques to matters under investigation by a court of law.
B.Sc. in Forensic science is a very vast field and has evolved noticeably in the recent years. It has been stimulated to the best use by the influx of latest technologies. For example, Cyber Forensics is a relatively new and advanced sub-branch for better outcomes. The graduates of this course are required to apply their scientific knowledge in investigation of crimes. Professionals of this discipline apply their knowledge of science to analyze the evidence found at a crime scene.
For the graduates, Careers in this field largely depend on one’s area of specialization. Successful graduates can find work opportunities in both government and private agencies, in hospitals and laboratories. Some corporate organizations hire such graduates as Document experts.
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Also, such professionals find career opportunities in other areas such as civil services, banks, police, pharmaceutical industry, paint industry, clinical research, biotechnology, and software. Forensic Science Laboratories (FSL) across India hires Forensic Scientists.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the country’s police departments hire such graduates. CBI’s Forensic laboratory in Delhi recruits such candidates through the Union Public Service Commission exam. For pursuing freelancing, one needs a certificate by the State Forensics department to practice.
Candidates must have scored 50% (for SC/ST/OBC 45%) marks in aggregate in 12th Standard or an equivalent examination in the stream of PCM/B (Physics, Chemistry and Maths/Biology ) , recognized by State or Central Education Board.