This is a very effective means towards preparing professionals who are proactive in seeking and acquiring knowledge rather than having it imparted only in the classroom.
Free exchange of ideas among the group members through discussion and presentation not only helps in exchange of ideas but also enhances teaching and communication skills. Aptitude is developed for self-study and use of e-resources and data banks to foster lifelong learning. Faculties at SVIFS nurture individual interests and abilities of their students. They also make all attempts to ensure overall development of students. Study tours, FSLs visits, Industrial visits, seminars, workshops, conference etc are organized which helps in developing Forensic Professionals.
Tutorials are conducted for the purpose of providing in depth knowledge of that particular field to the students and developing their skills. At the same time interactive sessions are organized weekly to improve the performance of students.
Programs in Forensic Science
B.Sc + MSc (5 Years) Dual Degree Programme in Forensic Science/ Forensic Psychology
BSc (3 Yrs) Degree Programme in Forensic Science/ Forensic Psychology
Post Graduate Programmes M.Sc. 2 Yrs in Forensic Science/ Forensic Psychology
Ph.D Programme in Forensic Science
Undergraduate (3 Yrs) and Post Graduate (2 Yrs) Programmes provide core and elective programs as well as intensive project work/dissertation in the respective area of specialization.
The objective of B.Sc programme is to build the foundation of students in the field of Forensic Science and developing their interests and skills in this field.
The objective of M.Sc programme is to impart advanced level knowledge in this field by making the students suited to better academics and skilled in laboratory work.
For dissertation work, students will be required to take up a topic in the field of focus of their study and work. They will be required to submit a dissertation report at the end of the project work compiling their study, findings and contributions.
Project work prepares the student to take up challenges in research and development tasks. Regular seminars will also be an integral part of the M.Sc curriculum, wherein students will collect material on specific topics and give presentations.
The Institute follows the continuous evaluation approach at par with leading institutes in the country. Multiple inputs are obtained for evaluation of student’s performance through session assignments, quizzes, Mid-Sem Tests, End Semester Exam etc. and a holistic view is taken of all these inputs for awarding the final Grade. A dynamic system of weightages for the various academic components, such as project activity, presentations, group behavior, and leadership qualities has been put in place.
Credit based academic programmes, with modular structure offer flexibility to progress at one's own pace. A minimum level of performance is necessary for satisfactory progress.
Guest Lectures & Seminars
Eminent professionals from the country drawn from academic institutions, research laboratories and industries are invited for delivering lectures and seminars and for interaction with the Institute's fraternity.
The curriculum is updated to integrate changes that are taking place. The curriculum consists of core, generic and elective Programs.