About Department

Department of Forensic Sciences under School of Paramedics and Allied Health Sciences of Centurion University of Technology and Management aims at creating much required experts in the field of investigative science with the application of advanced scientific techniques. The aim of the course is to develop a platform wherein various scientific means and methods are applied so that social justice can be brought about within our society. It is not a hidden fact that the number of criminal cases over the world is on the rise and in most of these cases justice gets delayed due to lack of proper forensic proofs. One of the major causes is the shortage of an adequate number of forensic experts. The Department of Forensic Science is the one and only of its kind in Southern Andhra Pradesh, India to create young, dynamic, technically efficient experts in the field of investigative science. The Department has entered into an academic collaboration with various Forensic Organizations all over India dedicated to forensic science to provide quality education and infrastructure to its students with significant responsibility.
Course overview
In our country the crime rate is increasing day by day. In the majority of serious crime cases, high tech measures are being adopted by perpetrators of crime. The counter measures have to be more sophisticated to surpass them. In this course, students are going to learn the core investigating skills in crime detection including crime exhibits handling, preservation and forwarding, maintain the critical information through chain of custody, Identifying the important evidence through principles of forensic science, ethics towards society and to handle the different types of crime scenes. Thereby, they can be attaining the knowledge of crime scene investigations.
Duration: 3 years program with 6 months Internship.
Scope/Job Opportunity:

  • Forensic Expert
  • Forensic Assistant
  • Junior/Senior Scientific officers in Forensic Science Laboratories
  • Document Examiner in Banking sectors
  • Crime scene Analyst in Insurance companies
  • Teaching field as Assistant Professors
  • Scientist in Research field



The landmark collaboration between Centurion University and the National Forensic Sciences University represents a watershed moment in academic partnership. Positioned as the world’s premier institution solely dedicated to Forensic Science Programs, the National Forensic Sciences University offers unmatched laboratory facilities outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment. Through this pioneering alliance, Centurion University students gain access to these cutting-edge resources, enabling hands-on learning experiences and a profound immersion in forensic science principles.

This visionary initiative empowers students to engage directly with foremost experts in the field, enriching their educational journey and honing their practical skills. Leveraging the specialized knowledge and advanced technology available at the National Forensic Sciences University, Centurion University students are uniquely poised to excel academically and professionally. This collaboration not only enhances the educational landscape but also contributes to the global advancement of forensic science research and practice.

By forging this partnership, Centurion University reaffirms its commitment to providing students with unparalleled opportunities for growth and excellence. Through the resources and expertise of the National Forensic Sciences University, students embark on a transformative educational voyage, equipped with the tools and insights necessary to make significant contributions to the field of forensic science and beyond.

Department Activities

  1. Conducted National Workshops on “Two Days Workshop on Forensic Photography”.
  2. Visiting Various National Reputed labs like NISER_DAE, Govt. of India, BBSR, ILS_DBT, Govt. of India, SFSL, OUAT, Govt. of Odisha.
  3. Published 8 Papers in International Journals having Scopus and Web of Science Indexing.
  4. Conducted Various Mock Crime scenes (Hanging death, Shooting Crime Cases and Murder).
  5. Field visits of the Real crime scene for Forensic evidence collection.
  6. Established fully fledged 5 individual labs as Forensic Biology, Forensic Physics & Ballistics, Forensic Chemistry & Toxicology, Forensic Cyber security & Digital, Central Instrumentation Lab, Mock Crime Scene Lab.
  7. Smart Classroom Learning (PPT, Courseware, Blackboard Teachings, Guest Lecture).
  8. Introducing New Certificate Courses.



Research Center



Infrastructure in Central Instrumentation Laboratory

  • Comparison Microscopes
  • Ultra centrifuge with 16000 rpm
  • Gel Documentation
  • UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
  • Laminar Airflow
  • Bio Incubator
  • Currency Verifier
  • Agarose Electrophoresis
  • PAGE Electrophoresis
  • Water bath
  • Binocular Microscope
  • Compound Microscope
  • Heating Mantle
  • vortexer
  • Autoclave
  • Stirrer and Hotplate
  • Single- and Double-barrel Rifles for Ballistics Practice
  • Revolver
  • Human Bones & Skeleton
  • Refrigerator for Storage of Biological Fluids
  • Hand Microscope
  • Weighing Balance

Infrastructure in General Forensic Laboratory

  • Blood Detection Kit
  • Saliva Detection Kit
  • Semen Detection Kit
  • Foot & Tire Impression Casting Kit
  • General Investigation Kit
  • Light Source Kit
  • Fingerprint Development Kit
  • Fingerprint Collection Kit
  • Crime scene Coordination kit
  • DNA and Sexual Assault Kit