B.Sc. in Forensic Sciences, Chemistry & Genetics

Overview of the Programme

B.Sc. in Forensic Sciences, Chemistry & Genetics

Embark on an extraordinary journey of discovery and intrigue with our captivating BSc program in Forensic Science, Chemistry, and Genetics, where you will unravel the enigmas of crime investigation, chemical phenomena, and genetic advancements, igniting your passion for scientific exploration. If you’re passionate about solving mysteries, uncovering evidence, and making a difference in the field of law enforcement and investigation, then our B.Sc. programme in Forensic Sciences, Chemistry & Genetics is the perfect choice for you.

At Garden City University, we offer a comprehensive curriculum that covers a wide range of subjects essential to forensic science. Our key courses include Fundamentals of Forensic Science, Law and Crime Scene Management, Questioned Document and Fingerprinting, Forensic Biology…

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Course Structure

Semester 1

Course Title

  • Introduction to Forensic Science , law & crime scene management
  • Introduction to Forensic Science , law & crime scene management (Practical)
  • Inorganic Chemistry – I
  • Inorganic Chemistry – I (Practical)
  • Classical Genetics
  • Classical Genetics (Practical)
  • Introduction to Forensic science and police administration

Semester 2

Course Title

  • Finger Printing and Questioned Document
  • Finger Printing and Questioned Document (Practical )
  • Organic Chemistry – I
  • Organic Chemistry – I (Practical)
  • Cytogenetics
  • Cytogenetics (Practical)
  • Crime and Law Enforcement

Semester 3

Course Title

  • Forensic Biology, Serology and DNA Forensics
  • Forensic Biology, Serology and DNA Forensics (P)
  • Physical Chemistry-1
  • Physical Chemistry-1 (Practical)
  • Developmental and Evolutionary Biology
  • Developmental and Evolutionary Biology (Practical)
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bioinformatics (Practical)
  • Criminology and Victimology

Semester 4

Course Title

  • Forensic Chemistry, Toxicology and Narcotics
  • Forensic Chemistry, Toxicology and Narcotics (P)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry (P)
  • Human Biomedical Genetics
  • Human Biomedical Genetics (P)
  • Biostatistics

Semester 5

Course Title

  • Forensic Medicine, Anthropology and Entomology
  • Forensic Medicine, Anthropology and Entomology (P)
  • Fundamentals of Digital Forensics
  • Fundamentals of Digital Forensics (P)
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry-II
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry-II (P)
  • Advanced physical chemistry-II
  • Advanced physical chemistry-II (P)
  • Behavioral and Neuro Genetics
  • Behavioral and Neuro Genetics (P)
  • Applicative Genetics and Epigenetics
  • Applicative Genetics and Epigenetics (P)
  • Research Methodology

Semester 6

Course Title

  • Internship

In addition to the above courses, our curriculum includes the following courses powered by Coursera and industry partners.

Semester 1

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Introduction to Forensic Science
Introduction to Chemistry: Reactions and Ratios
Introduction to Genetics and Evolution

Semester 2

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partnerx

Chemistry                                     
DNA Decoded                           

Semester 3

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Challenging Forensic Science: How Science Should Speak to Court
Introduction to Physical Chemistry
Bioinformatic Methods I         
Bioinformatic Methods II        

Semester 4

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Introductory Human Physiology
Genomics for Law                   
Basic Statistics                         

Semester 5

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Introduction to Cybersecurity for Business
Introduction to Human Behavioral Genetics
Genetics and Society: A Course for Educators
Research Data Management and Sharing

Semester 6

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Successful Presentation
University System of Georgia
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

At Garden City University, we prioritize active teaching methodologies to create an immersive and transformative learning environment for students pursuing a B.Sc. in Forensic Sciences, Chemistry & Genetics. Our pedagogical approach is designed to empower students in these fields, equipping them with practical skills, critical thinking abilities, and a deep understanding of the applications and advancements in forensic sciences, chemistry, and genetics.

We employ dynamic teaching techniques, including immersive case study assessments, that challenge students to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios specific to forensic sciences, chemistry, and genetics. Through engaging mini projects, students unleash their creativity, problem-solving skills, and teamwork abilities, fostering innovation and adaptability within the context of forensic investigations.

Independent study opportunities are integrated into our curriculum through MOOCs platforms, enabling students to explore specialized areas of interest within forensic sciences, chemistry, and genetics. This empowers them to pursue in-depth knowledge and stay updated with the latest developments in their chosen fields.

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
B.Sc. Forensic Sciences, Chemistry and Genetics

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
INR 50,000

5 Subsequent Installments
INR 75,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
B.Sc. Forensic Sciences, Chemistry and Genetics

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
$ 1200

5 Subsequent Installments
$ 900

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.3000/-

Job Opportunities

Career Path

A B.Sc. in Forensic Sciences, Chemistry & Genetics from Garden City University opens up a wide range of exciting and in-demand career paths. Here are some of the most trending and promising career options that you can pursue after completing your degree:

Forensic Scientist: As a forensic scientist, you’ll work in crime laboratories and analyze physical evidence. You’ll use your knowledge of forensic sciences, chemistry, and genetics to examine fingerprints, DNA samples, and other forensic materials. Recruiting companies in India for forensic scientists include the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU), and State Forensic Science Laboratories (SFSL).

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List of companies where UG & PG forensic students of GCU got placement opportunities:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

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