Forensic Medicine is the branch
of medicine that applies principles and knowledge of medical sciences to
problem in the field of law. It is also scientific investigation of the cause
of injury and death in unexplained circumstances particularly when criminal
activity is suspected.
The department is located on
2nd floor of Basic Sciences Block in HITEC-IMS for teaching 3rd
year medical students and comprises of well-equipped: Forensic Museum with
Skeleton, Models, Weapons and Illustration charts. Taxicology laboratory with
various Poisons, Microscopes, Centrifuge machines, Autopsy and Examination
·To develop a well organized, well equipped department with all modern
teaching facilities to train medical students.
·To produce a doctor who is well
informed about Medico-legal responsibilities during the practice of medicine.
·To make them acquire knowledge of the law in relation to medical
practice, negligence and ethics.
·To create interest in research in relation to various Medico-legal