Department of Forensic Science
Forensic science deals with the acquisition and analysis of scientific data for application to the study and resolution of crime, investigation, civil and regulatory issues, and criminal identification amongst others.
The department with its interdisciplinary approach not only contributes to the investigation of road traffic accidents and in its reconstruction, but it also helps to produce information and safety suggestions to improve road safety through studying road traffic accidents.
With the passage of time, human society has encountered an ever-increasing rate of crimes along with the scope of investigating them. Thus, the department performs the following three main functions:
The advanced technologies have greatly escalated the rate of crimes. Hence, the College of Traffic Management, known for its dynamic flexibility in designing courses to suit the need of the hour, now has a unique postgraduate program in forensic science.
The program, running with affiliation to Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, invites lectures and inputs from a variety of experts from academia, research institutions, and industry. It is tailor-made to fulfil the requirements needed to keep pace with modern advancements.
The department has well-equipped laboratories dedicated to forensic science research:
- Scene of Occurrence- Investigation, and Reconstruction
- Handling physical evidence
- Preliminary and Confirmatory analysis of Physical, Chemical, and biological evidence
- Instrumental analysis using UV-Vis Spectrophotometers and Alcohol Countermeasures Laboratory