College Departments

Forensic Medicine

Forensic Medicine Dept. is situated on the 7th floor of the college. Department having full experience faculty as per MCI requirement. Dept. having separate room for faculty. There is one laboratory, seating capacity of 120 students, two demonstration room, capacity of 80 students per room, One Dept. Library which contain 107 Book of different authors and 9 National and International journals, One of the best Museum compare to other medical college, containing 150 photograph, 120 specimen of poisons, 15 Bones, 100 Weapons, 20 wet specimen, 5 Wax model, 80 posters and seating capacity of 40 students, one own Research laboratory which contains 30 Microscope and two Binocular Microscope and all instrument and equipments as per MCI requirement. Department have separate mortuary building and cold storage.

The department is being headed by
Dr. Ravinder S. Bhise (M.B.B.S. MD, Forensic Medicine)

Course Curriculum:

Syllabus- Second Year MBBS

  • Introduction, Inquest, Courts, Courts procedures.
  • Medical evidence, Medico Legal reports, Dying declaration, Examination of medical officer in Courts.
  • Identity, Various point of identity.
  • Examination if mutilated/decomposed/skeltonised bodies, Exhumation.
  • Examination of blood stains, semen, saliva, weapons & clothes.
  • Death-medicolegal aspects of Death.
  • P.M. changes.
  • P.M. Examination-aims objects & procedure.
  • Death from starvation, cold, etc.
  • Age and Sex determination from various bones and Teeth.
  • Age of Foetus.
  • Tatoomarks, Fingerprints, Deformities, etc.
  • How to write PM examinations reports?
  • Importance of Inquest panchanama.
  • Procedure of dissecting coronaries, heart Lungs etc.
  • Estimation of age of living person with report writing.
  • Wet specimen for identification.
  • Examination of biological stain etc.
  • Inquest-Type of Inquest.
  • Various courts and their powers.
  • Summons,-warrant, conduct money.
  • Evidence-Medical evidences, including Dying Declaration, Dying Deposition
  • Witness-Type, perjury.
  • Court Procedure for evidence.
  • Consent-Types and rules.
  • Identification –Points of identification from teeth and their medicolegal importance.
  • Aims, objects and requirements for conducting post-mortem examination.
  • P.M. Changes with Medicolegal Importance.
  • Organ Transplantation.
  • Exhumation.
  • Examination of bones, hairs and sperm. Blood etc.
  • Frost bite, heat strokes etc.
Teaching Programme IV th Semester


Theory No. of Hours Practical No. of  Hours
1 Thermal Injuries 3 Examination of Victim & Accused of Rape/Sodomy Cases 4
2 Starvation 1 Examination of Hair & Biological Stains on Clothes 2
3 Mechanical Asphyxia 3 Slide Examination  Sperm/Diatoms 2
4 Impotence, sterility &Artificial Insemination 2 Demonstration of Various Charts & Photographs 4
5 Virginity Pregnancy & Delivery M.T.P. 3 Skeleton Examination(Diff Between male & Female-Pelvis, S 3
6 Sexual Offences 3 Age of Foetus 2
7 Abortion 2    
8 Infanticide 3    
9 Blood/Seminal Stains 2    
10 Forensic Psychiatry 2    
11 Forensic Science Lab. 1    


Total Hours 25 Total Hours 17
Teaching Programme Vth Semester


Theory No. of Hours Practical No. of  Hours
1 Classification of Poison & General Management 3 Demonstration & Identification of Various Poisons 3
2 Corrosive Poisons 2 Medicolegal Aspect of Poisons 3
3 Metallic Poisons 2 Procedure of Stomach wash by Ryles Tube/stomach Tube 2
4 Inorganic Irritant Poisons 2 Examination of Alcoholic, Intoxicated persons 2
5 Organic Irritant Poisons 2 To Identify Various Types of Snakes 2
6 Insecticide/Agriculture Poisons 2 Preservation of Viscera’s & Other Sample 2
7 Neurotics Poisons 2 Tutorials of Various Poisons 3
8 CNS. Depressant Poisons 2    
9 Spinal Poisons 1    
10 Cardiac Poisons 2    
11 Deliriant Poisons 1    
12 Asphyxiant Poisons 2    
13 Snake Poisons & Scorpion bite 2    
14 Miscellaneous Poisons 2    
15 Food Poisoning 1    


Total Hours 28 Total Hours 17
Total Hours of IIIrd, IVth & Vth Semester
Theory 76
Practical 56
Grand Total Hours 132
University Exam. Marks
Theory paper (One) 40
Practical exam. 30
Viva (Oral) 10
(Day to Day assessment)
Internal Theory 10
Internal Practical 10
Total 100
Departmental Activities:
  • Theory and practical Classes and demonstration of Postmortem examination & Conducted three internal day to day assessments.
  • Recently conducted University Practical exam of Ist Batch (2008-Batch) & taking regular Theory & Practical classes of IVth semester batch.
Research & Publications:
  • Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Chaudhary, Assistant Professor
    "A study of fatal poisoning in Rajkot (Gujarat) Region-Accepted in IAFM Journal" Coauthored Papers Presented At International Conferences.

Ongoing Research projects:
  • “A study of estimation of age by  X –Ray of elbow and wrist joint”