By- Akanksha Yadav
About the course:
MD forensic medicine is a 3-year-long postgraduate medical program which deals with forensic investigation. MD forensic medicine course is certified by the Medical Council of India. This course is perfect for students who are interested in the forensic investigation of death or any crime.
Through this course, students gain knowledge on ways to find out evidence at a crime scene by applying medical facts to the situation. Nowadays this course is becoming very popular among students as the crime rate in the world is increasing. There is a need for more forensic experts who can find out the evidence at the crime scene.
Individuals who study this course examine dead bodies to collect physical information. They do several blood tests and find out the nature of injury in civil cases.
Currently, in India, there are various private/government colleges/institutes where MD forensic medicine course is available. The fees in private colleges are usually higher than the government ones. The tuition fees for MD forensic medicine can go from INR 45,000 to INR 9, 00,000 per annum. After course completion, graduates can earn a salary of INR 6 lakhs to 12 Lakhs per annum.
The duration of MD Forensic Medicine:
An MD Forensic Medicine course is a 3-year-long postgraduate course in medicine. Students specializing in the forensic medicine field usually investigate crime scenes or they usually deal with crime-related investigations’ study. This field plays a big role in finding the cause of death.