Crime scenario is rapidly changing at the global level. The latest technology used by the criminals to commit techno-crimes is affecting every common man in the society. Looking into this techno-savy criminals it is essential to create skilled workforce to detect the techno-savy crimes and to assist agencies involved in crime detection namely police officers, Forensic Scientist, Medico-legal doctor, judicial officers, media people, Journalist, corporate organizations etc. The Department of higher and technical education Government of Maharashtra started three Institutes of Forensic Science at Mumbai , Aurangabad and Nagpur with the specific objective of creating skilled workforce which will assist the entire law enforcing agencies in the state.
One of these three Institutes, Institute of Forensic Science Nagpur is first of its kind in Vidarbha region intended to establish as the centre of excellence in the area of forensic science through its teaching and research and committed to impart quality education in the field of forensic science. Presently Institute offers UG (Forensic science) program of three year, PG program of two year duration with intake of 50 and 20 students respectively. It also offers one year PG Diploma courses PGDF and PGDC of intake 40 each. The institute is affiliated to RTM Nagpur University. The teaching staff is recruited by Govt. of Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Department. The faculty imparts quality education and takes care of their overall development through various activities. The world class curriculum for the Different Forensic Science courses are formulated by the highly professional members of the study committee, formed by the Higher and Technical Education Department of Government of Maharashtra to cater the need of the upcoming students
The Institute organizes lectures, trainings/workshops and On-site crime scene demonstration for the Nagpur city police. The students and staff members help the regional police department in various criminal investigations and opportunities are provided to the students and staff to make them versatile and resourceful. The Institute is working on its motto to produce competent human resource to serve the Nation. I hope students will take benefit of this Institute and will make contribution to create a peaceful society.