Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science is a 3-year undergraduate degree program.

About the Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science Program

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science program equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to investigate crimes and analyze evidence using scientific methods. Students study various disciplines such as biology, chemistry, physics, and criminal justice to understand the principles behind forensic analysis. The curriculum typically includes courses in crime scene investigation, forensic chemistry, forensic biology, toxicology, fingerprint analysis, and criminal law. Hands-on laboratory work and internships provide practical experience in collecting and analyzing evidence. Graduates are prepared for careers as forensic scientists, crime scene investigators, laboratory technicians, or forensic analysts in law enforcement agencies, government laboratories, forensic laboratories, or private consulting firms.

Career prospects

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science program have diverse career opportunities in the field of criminal justice and forensic investigation. Some common career prospects include:

Forensic Scientist: Conducting scientific analysis of evidence collected from crime scenes to assist law enforcement in solving crimes.

Crime Scene Investigator: Collecting, preserving, and documenting physical evidence from crime scenes for analysis and investigation.

Forensic Laboratory Technician: Performing laboratory tests and experiments on forensic evidence, such as DNA analysis, toxicology screenings, and firearm examinations.

Forensic Pathologist Assistant: Assisting pathologists in performing autopsies and analyzing tissue samples to determine causes of death in criminal cases.

Forensic Anthropologist: Examining human remains to determine identities, causes of death, and other pertinent information for criminal investigations.

Forensic Accountant: Investigating financial crimes, such as fraud and embezzlement, by analyzing financial records and transactions.

Forensic Psychologist: Applying psychological principles to understand criminal behavior, assess mental competency, and provide expert testimony in legal proceedings.

Crime Laboratory Analyst: Conducting specialized analyses on evidence, such as fingerprints, ballistics, and trace evidence, to provide scientific support for criminal investigations.

Digital Forensics Specialist: Recovering and analyzing digital evidence from electronic devices, such as computers and smartphones, to support cybercrime investigations.

Forensic Consultant: Providing expert advice and testimony in legal cases, conducting research, and offering training in various forensic specialties.

These career paths offer opportunities for professionals to make significant contributions to criminal justice, law enforcement, legal proceedings, and public safety. Graduates may work in government agencies, law enforcement organizations, forensic laboratories, private consulting firms, research institutions, or academic institutions.

Program Details
Composition Name
Affiliation
Sigma University
Approvals
AICTE, New Delhi & UGC, New Delhi
Duration
03 Years
Eligibility for Admission
• Candidate shall have passed Higher Secondary Examination (Grade 12) or equivalent stage of education
• Diploma Engineering holder will be eligible for admission in Semester-IV of the B.Tech Program and will be considered as D2D admission
Admission Schedule
As per the directives of Admission Committee. Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
July 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Science, Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
10: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity
60
Syllabus

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Teaching Scheme

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Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

Visit www.sigmauniversity.ac.in or you may visit the Admission Office at Sigma University, Vadodara.

OR

To secure admission for the B.sc program at Sigma University, Vadodara through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) in the state of Gujarat, please follow the given process:

ACPC Registration: Visit the official website of ACPC (https://gujacpc.admissions.nic.in/) and register yourself as a candidate. Fill in the required details accurately and submit the registration form.

Choice Filling: After successful registration, you will be provided with login credentials. Log in to the ACPC portal and fill in your preferred choices of diploma courses and colleges, with Sigma University as your desired institution.

Document Verification: Once the choice-filling period is over, ACPC will announce a schedule for document verification. Visit the designated help centers with the necessary documents, including your educational certificates, ID proof, and category certificate (if applicable).

Merit List and Seat Allotment: ACPC will release a merit list based on your choices and the availability of seats. If you are selected, you will be allotted a seat at Sigma University, or any other preferred institute based on your rank and availability.

Fee Payment and Confirmation: Upon seat allotment, you need to pay the requisite admission fee to confirm your seat at Sigma University. Follow the instructions provided by ACPC for fee payment and complete the process within the specified time frame.

Reporting to the Institute: After fee payment, report to Sigma University as per the schedule provided by ACPC. Carry all the necessary documents, including the admission fee receipt, for verification and completing the admission formalities.

It is important to note that the admission process may vary slightly from year to year. Therefore, it is advisable to regularly check the official ACPC website and Sigma University’s admission portal for updates and specific instructions related to the current admission cycle.

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