The Department of Forensic Medicine was established in 2008 and provides comprehensive knowledge to IInd year MBBS students on Medical Jurisprudence, Biometrics and Anthropology, Forensic Pathology, Clinical Forensic Medicine including Sexual Jurisprudence and Forensic Toxicology. The department has its own toxicology garden which contains most of the common toxic plants.
- Department is providing theory classes, seminars, and assignment works, integrated teaching as per KUHS and MCI syllabus.
- Well organised practical classes and problem based training for the students on medical ethics and negligence, foetal examination, age estimation, Medical Certification of Cause of Death (MCCD), forensic pathology, National guidelines for sexual offence victim/ survivor examination, examination under POCSO act, biometrics, anthropology, forensic science and trace evidences, etc.
- Conducting medico-legal autopsy observation visit (Government Victoria Hospital)
- Impart comprehensive knowledge on the subject of forensic odontology.
- To establish a well designed clinical forensic medicine department for violence against women and children.
- There are two demonstration rooms which can accommodate 75 students each.
These rooms are fitted with strip chairs, Over Head Projector, television etc.
- Museum to display medico-legal specimens, models, charts etc with a seating capacity of 50 students
- Practical Laboratory: Well equipped practical laboratory for examination of specimens tests and Forensic Histopathology, Serology, Anthropology and Toxicology.
- Departmental library cum seminar room with 97 books
- Research Lab with all types of equipment