Forensic science:CAREER PROSPECTS

Sources:A Closer Look On Forensic Science written by Archana Singh


Due to increase in crime rate and criminals, the scope of Forensic Science is increased. There are lots of job opportunities in the field of Forensic Science


Below are some of the top designations in the field of forensic science:

  • Crime Analyst
  • Legal counselors
  • Forensic Expert
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Forensic Odontologist
  • Teacher / Professor
  • Handwriting Expert
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Forensic Engineer
  • Forensic Architects
  • Forensic Psychiatrist
  • Crime Reporter
  • Forensic Toxicologist
  • Forensic Serologist

Top Recruiting Areas

  • Colleges and Universities,
  •  Police department,
  •  Research Laboratories,
  •  Hospitals,
  •  Pharmaceutical Companies, etc.

Some places where one can find a job are given below:

  • Intelligence Bureau (IB)
  • Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
  • Central Govt. Forensic Sciences Labs
  • Law Firms
  • Private Detective Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Police Department
  • Quality Control Bureau
  • Universities
  • Banks
  • Defense/Army


After completing a qualification in forensic science, the starting salary is between Rs. 3 Lac to Rs. 4 Lac per annum. With experience, professionals can earn Rs 6 Lac to Rs 8 Lacs per year.

In abroad, you can earn the average salary of $55,040 per year.

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