A one-week training program was organized by the Faculty of Physical Sciences, SGT University. 23 students from M.Sc. and B.Sc. Forensic Sciences had attended an internship/training program at Directorate of Forensic Science, Forensics Headquarters, Shimla Hills, Junga (H.P.) conducted from 22nd Oct 2018 to 27th Oct 2018. The students were very inquisitive to witness the existing knowledge of the subject matter. The incipient learners of Forensics brimmed with astonishment as they came to learn about the various aspects of the functioning of the laboratory. The training program included an interdisciplinary lecture series by the Assistant Directors of various divisions of Forensics, who highlighted the concepts, experimental approaches and the applications of current research. The lecture topics covered research in all the scientific disciplines. A hands-on training was provided and an overview of the working and basic principles of all the equipment/instruments used in different divisions were given which are not available at the university level.
List of the divisions visited were:
- Biology & Serology
- Chemistry & Toxicology
- Document & Photography
- Cyber Forensics
- Physics & Ballistics
- Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances
The training programme was conducted successfully and all the participants took an active part in all the days of the training. Certificates of completion were distributed among the participants at the end of the training.