Courses » Engineering » General » Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM »

Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM

Diploma in Forensic Medicine

Did you completed Intermediate and looking for admission to the Diploma in Forensic Medicine course? Want to the scope of the Diploma in Forensic Medicine course? Learn more about the course, eligibility criteria, admission procedure, list of colleges in India offering the DFM course and further study options.

Course Name: Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 3 years

About Diploma in Forensic Medicine

Diploma in Forensic Medicine is a three year forensic science course. In this course students gain knowledge of forensic medicine, medical toxicology, medical ethics etc. It makes students learn how to identify existing and future medico legal problems and how to resolve these problems by proper planning, implementing, evaluating and modulating the medico legal services. It also deals with problems related to clinical, forensic, emergency, medico legal and occupational aspects of toxicology, medico legal aspects of psychiatry, mental health and drug addiction.

Eligibility Criteria
Minimum eligibility required to apply for admission to the Diploma in Forensic Medicine course is to completed secondary education level/ Intermediate/ 10+2 or its equivalent.

Admission Procedure

Generally, Admission to the Diploma in Forensic Medicine course is given based on candidate's performance in the relevant entrance examination. Some reputed colleges may conduct their own entrance examination to offer admission.

Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical CollegeKLE Academy of Higher Education and ResearchKarnataka
Topiwala National Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Charitable HospitalMaharashtra University of Health SciencesMaharashtra

To add a college to the above list, you must search for college and then add a course to the college.

Filter by State

Karnataka     Maharashtra     

More about the course

Forensic Medicine is a science of application of medical facts to the legal problems. The main aim of the Diploma in Forensic Medicine course is to make students gain the core knowledge in the forensic medical sciences. This course make students understand the medico legal aspects of disease, principles of forensic toxicology, forensic odontology, forensic psychiatry, forensic DNA etc.

Some of the subjects covered in the syllabus of the Diploma in Forensic Medicine are scientific and medical investigation of fires, causes of non-natural deaths, child abuse and child death, the role of police and judge, investigation of sexual offences, comparative legal systems and investigation of mass disasters.

Job Opportunities

Candidates after successful completion of the Diploma in Forensic Medicine course, can find employment in the areas such as research laboratories, government and private hospitals, clinics, medical colleges and universities etc. Some of the job positions offered for these candidates are listed below:

- Toxicologist
- Forensic Physician
- Barrister
- Specialist Nurse
- Forensic Odontologist
- Coroner
- Medical Advisor
- Forensic Psychiatrist

Further Higher Studies

After successful completion of the Diploma in Forensic Medicine course, candidates can opt for M.D in Forensic Medicine and Ph.D in Forensic Medicine courses.

Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

Are you looking for admissions for Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM for the academic year 2019 - 2020? We can connect you with the right colleges and universities offering Diploma Forensic Medicine DFM courses in your preferred locations. Contact us for more details.

Return to Courses