Department of Forensic Medicine

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology is a field in medical sciences which deals with the issues related unnatural and natural events occurring in a human being. Forensic Medicine blends all the specialties in modern medicine .the role of forensic medicine has become more relevant in present day than before because of awareness among the masses about the medical law and advent of newer mass media which is enlightning about the law and medicine. The department is involved in teaching, research, training, medicolegal autopsy, clinical forensic medicine and other medico legal works.

The Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is situated behind the main college building, as a separate block with a inhouse mortury attached with a cold storage unit and a unique toxicology garden. The department imparts teaching for the undergraduate (MBBS - III, IV and V terms). The department has modern amenities with well-planned and furnished faculty rooms, office, non-teaching staff rooms, departmental research room, clinical examination room, an updated museum, library, a research laboratory, spacious demonstration rooms and seminar room with OHP, LCD projectors and audio-visual systems.

The Department provides service to society by performing round the clock medico-legal autopsy services, in a well-equipped mortuary block measuring 5,000sq.ft. with modern equipments and instruments. The mortuary block has two autopsy tables, viscera storage room, cold chamber for preserving 4 dead bodies at a time, embalming room, record room, inquest room, mourner’s room, doctors room, demonstration room for students etc.