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Master of Science (M.Sc.) – Forensic Science

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2 Years
Full Time
Part Time

Master of Science in Forensic Science is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). This program is for students who wish to pursue a career in Forensic Science and other related fields.

M.Sc. in Forensic science is a master’s program offered to students with basic science as one of the subjects during their undergraduate course. It consists of 4 semesters spread over 2 years. The course focuses on developing students’ overall knowledge of forensic science enabling them and preparing them to handle crime scene related issues. This overall approach to the subject prepares students well in this crime related era to be part of justice system to help law to make a rational decision.

The students would be trained in the specific fields like cyber forensics, forensic medicine, analytical toxicology
and forensic psychology.

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

On completion of the course, the students would be competent enough to get recruited by,

1. Intelligence bureau

2. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

3. Forensic Science Laboratories

4. Hospitals

5. Private detective agencies

6. Law firms

7. Police department

8. Quality control bureau

9. Banks

10. Universities

11. Defense/ Army

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students

Bachelor Degree in relevant subject from UGC enlisted University or equivalent by AIU.

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program



Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.