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Forensic Medicine

Course level Course Name Annual/Semester Year of Starting Duration of Course Intake per year Current status of program
U.G. M.B.B.S. Annual 1986 2nd and 3rd year (2 years) 250 Continued
P.G. M.D.FORENSIC MEDICINE Annual 2011 3 years 3 Continued
MD - Ph.D Integrated MD –Ph.D ICMR Programme Full-Time 2013 5 years As per selection procedure maximum 2 per year till date Continued
P.G M.Sc Forensic Science Semester 2021 2 years 15 Continued
PhD M.Sc Forensic Science Annual 2022 3 years - Continued

The Department is undertaking MBBS training of students in the areas of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Medical jurisprudence including Medical Negligence, Medical Ethics and Forensic Pathology through Large group Lectures, Tutorials and Small group Practical classes for MBBS students.

The Department has taken up post-graduation course (MD) in Forensic Medicine since 2011 recognized by the Medical Council of India, which is the first private medical college in whole of Tamil Nadu to achieve this till date. The department admits three postgraduate students per year who are trained in medico-legal works including autopsy, casualty services, medico-legal documentation, exhumation, court procedures etc.

The Department has further extended its academic hand by inaugurating M.Sc Forensic science in the year 2021 and involved in training the students in field of Documentation, cyber security, ballistics and other crime scene handling techniques.

Inter-disciplinary academic activities bridging with departments such as Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Pathology, Accident, and Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine, Biomedical Sciences etc are also taken up regularly.

Innovative teaching practices include live demonstration of autopsy which can be viewed by the students and other beneficiaries sitting in any class room in the medical college. The department also has a state of art museum having a wide collection of articles in the form of weapons, poisons, charts, models, specimens etc providing an ideal platform for learning.