UGC NET December 2016 Syllabus for Forensic Science

Code No. : 82

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UGC NET December Forensic Science Syllabus 2016

UGC NET Forensic Science Paper II and Paper III ( Parts A & B )

Unit – I

  • Forensic Science : Definitions, History and Development
  • Crime Scene Management and Investigation; Collection, Preservation, Packing and Forwarding of Physical and Trace evidences for analysis
  • Legal and Court Procedure pertaining to Expert Testimony

Unit – II

  • Microscopy : Polarising, Comparison, Stereoscopic, Fluorescent and Electron Microscopes
  • Spectrophotometry : U. V.,Visible, IR atomic absorption
  • Neutron Activation Analysis
  • X – rays
  • NMR
  • Chromatographic Techniques : TLC, GLC, GCMS, HPLC
  • Electrophoresis : High and Low voltage electrophoresis, Gel electrophoresis and Immunoelectrophoresis

Unit – III

  • Fresh blood – Grouping and typing of fresh blood samples including enzyme types
  • Analysis of stains of blood and allied body fluids for their groups and enzyme tests
  • Cases of disputed paternity and maternity problems
  • DNA profiling

Unit – IV

  • Analysis of illicit liquor including methyl and ethyl alcohol and alcohol in body fluids and breathe
  • Analysis of petroleum products
  • Chemical examination and Physiology / Pharmacology of :
    1. Insecticides and Pesticides
    2. Psychotropic Drugs : Sedatives, stimulants, opiates and drugs of abuse
  • Extraction, Isolation and Identification of Poisons from viscera, tissues and body fluids

Unit – V

  • Classification of fire arms, ammunition and their compositions
  • Comparison and Identification of Cartridges, Bullets and Fire arms
  • Country made fire arms, Velocity, Penetration, Dispersion, Recochet, Accidental Discharge, Determination of Range
  • Bombs and Explosives : Composition, Ignition, Combustion and Detonation Examination of country made bombs, Improvised Explosive Devices ( IEDs )

Unit – VI

  • Identification of hair, determination of species origin, sex, site and individual identification from hair
  • Classification and Identification of fibres
  • Examination and identification of Saliva, Urine, Faecal matter and Milk
  • Examination and Identification of Semen stains including the species origin and individual characteristics

Unit – VII

  • Physical analysis of the following : Soil, Glass, Paints, Laquers, Cement, Inks, Paper, Tool marks, Tyre Marks, Shoe Prints, Forensic examination of vehicles in cases of accident

Unit – VIII

Identification of individuals from bodily features Examination and identification of deceased from Skeletal remains Identification and individualization from foot prints Identification and individualization from teeth

Unit – IX

  • Preliminary examination of documents
  • Identification of hand – writing, signatures and detection of forgeries
  • Anonymous and disguised writings
  • Reproduction of documents through photographic and mechanical means and their examination
  • Physical and chemical erasures, obliterations, additions, alterations, indentations, secret writings and charred documents
  • Inks, papers and their scientific examinations including instrumental analysis
  • Age of documents
  • Examination of typescripts, printed matter including currency notes and lottery tickets and mechanical impressions
  • History, classification, search, lifting and examination of fingerprints
  • Development of latent fingerprints by various methods
  • Single digit classification and examination of chance prints
  • Crime records and computerization of fingerprints

Unit – X

  • Medicolegal aspects of wounds
  • Post – mortem Examination and PM changes
  • Asphyxial Death
  • Sexual offences
  • Infanticide
  • Forensic psychiatry and lye detection