M. D. in Forensic Medicine is a Non Clinical Speciality course offered by the Amrita School of Medicine.
Doctor of Medicine in Forensic science is a three-year postgraduation course. Forensic science focuses on application of the scientific principles for crime investigation. Subjects studied under this degree are Forensic Science, Forensic Toxicology, Medical Jurisprudence and legal procedure, Law & Medicine and Autopsy. The curriculum provides basic and specialized services in relation with medico-legal responsibilities in practice of medicine and process of crime investigation.
After completion, one can offer technically competent technology services to health, home and law departments in connection with medico-legal work, crime investigation process and courts.
Curriculum : As per Medical Council of India (MCI) and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Duration : Three years **
(** Two years in case of those who have recognized Postgraduate Diploma in the same subject)