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Delhi University to launch B. Tech in Forensic Science in SGTB Khalsa

Delhi University is set to launch the course of B. Tech in Forensic Science from this academic session. This four year course will include studies regarding crime scene reconstruction and DNA sequencing.
Delhi University has conducted workshops with Delhi Police, Indian Economic Intelligence and National Law University to give inputs for the course.Dr. Jaswinder Singh, Principal of SGTB Khalsa College confirms that the course is under Delhi University as of now and though SGTB Khalsa is ready to run the course, they haven’t received any approval from the University regarding the same.
The course will reportedly have 30 to 40 seats and the fees for it will be at par with the other courses with no additional charges.
“The teachers will be M.Sc in Forensics.” Said Dr. Jaswinder Singh, “As the college already runs a PG Diploma course in forensics, we have staff and teachers for the students. If we get approval to run the course in our college, we will be recruiting more teachers.”
The criterion to apply for the course is that the applicant should have a minimum aggregate of 55 percent. The program will have extensive lab related studies and practical. Students must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology/Bio-Tech.“As of now, we have sufficient labs and equipment because of the PG Diploma course in our college. We will be using them currently. We have space and plans to execute for new labs once we get approval from the University, ”he said.
For expertise, the program will also have international collaborations including Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Interpol, Israel Police investigation department and UN agencies. Regarding the purpose of launching this program, Dr. Jaswinder Singh said, “The diploma students will help the police in crime detection while training under them.”
While regarding the placements he added, “In the future, these students will get job opportunities in army, special cells of crime investigation etc.”


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