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Department of Forensic Science

Hands on experience with research oriented learning

Why Join Department of Forensic Science?

By choosing to study forensic science at CU, you will be choosing an exclusive, research-based and application-focused program that will expose you to cutting edge technologies required in this thriving profession. Our courses teach the crime scene investigation and evidence analysis using the modern legal theories. Our programs are taught by expert faculties who bring their own expertise and unique field experience into the classroom.

  • Real-time Exposure via visits to State & Central Laboratories.
  • Mandatory Training in Government approved labs namely CFSL Chandigarh, FSL Shimla, RFSL Mandi, FSL Dharamshala, CBI CFSL New Delhi and more.
  • Mentorship by Professionally Trained Faculty & Industry Experts via use of Latest Teaching Aids and Live Projects.
What makes Department of Forensic Science unique?

Established in the year 2015, the Department of Forensic Science at Chandigarh University has been at its best in creating Forensic alumni, who have outshined in various job positions ranging from Academics to Forensic Experts. Our teaching methodology ensures a perfect mixture of theory and practical, and offers specialization in the field of Forensic Toxicology, Forensic Physics and Forensic Biology. With us, you will get:

  • Optimal Training via Workshops & Interactions with Eminent Forensic Experts
  • Globally Comparable, Industry Oriented Curriculum
  • Mandatory Dissertation Project in the last semester
  • Flexibility to choose elective for specialization in the final semester
  • Well-equipped laboratories with latest instruments
Under Graduate Programs

Eligibility Criteria : 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized Board in Science stream.

Course Duration : 3 Years
Post Graduate Programs

Eligibility Criteria : Bachelor's degree in any branch of Science/ Pharmacy/ Medicine/ Dentistry and Bachelor of Engineering with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from recognized University /Institution.

Course Duration : 2 Years
Lateral Entry Programs

Eligibility Criteria : Candidate who had passed Post Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from any Recognized institution/ University.


Post Graduate Diploma in Ballistics / Digital Forensic / Cybercrime with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from Recognized institution / University.

Course Duration : 1 Year