The Department of Criminology is functioning since 1977. The course covers topics such as the Social aspects of Crime, Police Administration, Police Investigation Techniques, Forensic Science, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Psychology, Criminal Law and Security System.
The Job opportunities for the students include -
The related fields in Criminology and Forensic Science are facing dearth of candidates to serve in the areas like Forensic Laboratories, Security Wings, Military and Para Military Forces as supporting staff in their day to day activities.
Students can look for job in the Prison and Police Departments as investigators and Counselors in the Justice System.
In the academic field, lot of Research is taking place on various issues like Security, Vigilance, and Cyber Crimes at National and International level. Hence Students can focus their interest in these fields.
Scope can be carved in the Private organizations like Bank and other Financial Institutions, besides work as Private Detectives.
Most of the States Public Service Commissions have introduced the subject, Criminology for competitive examinations to select Gazetted Probation Officers of Class I and Class II. The students here have also benefited from this course.
1.Name : Dr. B. Ashoka
Qualification : M. A in Criminology, L.L.B, M.Phil, Ph. D
Designation: Associate Professor & Head of Department.
2.Name : Ms. Saritha D’Souza
Qualification : M. A Police Administration,Passed in JRF Exam
Designation : Reader.
3.Name : Ms. Sarik Ankith
Qualification : M Sc. Criminology and Forensic Science
Designation : Lecturer