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Forensic Medicine

Academics
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 UG-MBBS – 2nd year – 3rd year (Total 1.5 years) 250 Continued
P.G. M.D.FORENSIC MEDICINE Annual 2011 3 years 2 Continued
MD - Ph.D M.D. FORENSIC MEDICINE, Full-Time 2013 5 years 2 candidates till date 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. Lectures, Tutorial and Practical classes for MBBS students are taken for more than 100 hrs/year per batch.

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 two postgraduate students per year who are trained in medico-legal works including autopsy, casualty services, medico-legal documentation, exhumation, court procedures etc.

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

Periodic classes and training sessions are also taken for students pursuing courses in Biomedical Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, MBA Hospital Administration of this university.

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.