Basic Eligibility


For admission into bachelor’s degree a student must pass higher secondary education or 10+2 from any recognized institute or university of India.

Job Prospects

There is high demand for forensic criminologists and scientist in both public and private sector. There are several job opportunities for professionals in this field as research assistant, forensic scientist, criminologist, investigator and an approaching profession in various governments, private and public sector organizations such as private investigation agencies, CBI, AIIMS, police, etc. Government organizations that recruit forensic criminologists are railways, banks, forensic labs, armed force department, insurance companies etc.

Those who have relevant experience in the field of criminology can set up their own private detective agencies to perform operations. Criminologists can focus on different specialized areas related to crime such as robbery, murder, rape and other areas. The scope of forensic and criminology also stretch to finger print analysis, child abuse cases, drug abuse, microscopic tissue investigation, DNA analysis and anti-piracy.

Pay package: -

The salary of a forensic science expert may differ from one institution to other depending on the position  they are working in. Those professionals who are working in government sector will have a fixed salary and other benefits whereas the salary for a private detective may vary on the basis of the cases they are handling.

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