B.Sc in Forensic Science is a three-year undergraduate program that offers the study of covers a wide range of subjects and how to carefully analyze and study different objects at crime scenes as they are the most important proofs. Analysis at the crime scenes could be of anything from bloodstains, soil, bones, fingerprints, recovering data from mobiles, laptops, computers, DNA profiling, etc.
The students planning to take forensic science as their career choice must have academic skills and fundamental knowledge of forensic science along with a keen interest in the same. Listed below are a few of the ideal skillsets a forensic student must possess:
B. Sc - Forensic Science Career Options and Job Prospects
Successful forensic science graduates can find a job in both public and the private sector. The graduates are hired in organizations such as cyber-crime investigation, protection of consumer rights, anti-terrorist operations, environment, and protection of human rights. They are also hired by CBI - Central Bureau of Investigation, IB - Intelligence Bureau, FSL - Forensic Science Laboratories, clinical research, civil services, police departments, and others. Some job profiles which the Forensic Science graduates can get are as follows:
The average annual salary for a forensic graduate is Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh. It can go up with years of experience and the quality of work one does.