How To Be A Private Detective In India? Institutes, Courses, Scope, Salary Of Private Investigators

In this article I have discussed the career of a private detective. The need of Private investigators are increasing as complexity in modern life in increasing. Here I have compiled institute names, courses available in India to become a Private investigator and also slaray and scope of job of a private investigator in India.

How to become a Private investigator in India?

The job of a private detective is always has been a dream job for many. Remember the good old days when we voraciously read out of the pages of teenage detective novels where the smart detective revealed the secrets and find out the culprits among people who are out of any doubt. Detective and crime novels are still very popular. But the complexity of modern life and rude reality have made people think of real and professional detectives in their real lives too. By planning well from the very beginning you can make a career of a private investigator or in popular diction a private detective.

Private investigator job profile

A professional private investigator has vast array of fields where he can run his operator and get nicely paid. From domestic problems to corporate intelligence the job profile of Private detective is varied as well as colourful. All aspects of private investigator job profile are discussed below.

How private detectives can help solving domestic problems?

  1. Relationship matters are lot more complex now, with higher divorce rate looming over lives in cities and metros especially. Divorce problems like child custody issues can be varied by a private investigator.
  2. In arrange marriage too people now want to know about other party well before the marriage.
  3. If an unnatural death occurs in a family, the family members can opt for the a private investigation.

Private detective service for property disputes

  • Property matters and disputes often requires perfect verification. Ownership issues and matters related to wills quite often requires the service of professional private investigator.

Private detective in industries and employment scenario

While appointing new candidates in a responsible position empoyers check the credentials of the potential cadidates. Again in order to know details of rival companies like plans regarding new products industries require private investors.

Career planning of private detectives

Anyone who wants to make a career as private investigation can take up this career, if they are confident about it. This is because one does not need a license to work as a private detective in India. In India we do not have many institutes to study Private investigation as a career. A graduate degree is taken as basic qualification. Knowlede of law and order, practical knowledge, knowldege of computer come handy in this field.

But there are a few insitutes where you can study courses in Private investigation.

Institutes for studying Private investigations in India are
  1. The Indore Christian College, Indore
  2. The National Institute of Private Investigation, New Delhi

Some detective Agencies in India also provide specialised private courses in Private investigation.
Private investigation courses are provided by the Agencies named below.

1.ACE Detectives India International Securities in New Delhi

2.All-India Private Detectives Association in New Delhi.

3.Lancers Network Limited in New Delhi.

Salary of Private detectives in India

After getting in a private investigation agency starting salary would be somewhere between 4,000 to 9,000 per month. But for an experienced private detective slaray and perks have no limits. And as almost all reputed Private detective agencies in India have branches at abroad one can operate in foreign shores too and get better salary even than in India.

Article by Runa N Borah
Runa is a Content writer and blogger. She has started as an Expert in Relationship and Career counselling for various websites. She has been an Editor at ISC for several years and now concentrates on Article writing for ISC and her numerous blogs.

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Author: jennifer winx12 Dec 2015 Member Level: Silver   Points : 0

Thank you Runa, it helped me a lot but i still do how few queries.
1.What is the course name called?
2.Which according to you is the best field in investigation?
3.How do i get admission in these universities?
4.Should i write any exam regarding the admission?
5.How long will the course be?

Guest Author: M Sreejith Sreenivas01 Oct 2017

I completed my Post graduation in criminology and police administration. I would like to join as a detective, can I? What is the procedure to get a job in same?

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