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Department of Forensic Medicine


Welcome to the Department of Forensic Medicine at Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, where we delve into the intricacies of medical knowledge as it applies to criminal investigations and the determination of causes of injury and death.

Key Features:

Focus on Medico-Legal Issues: Forensic medicine is dedicated to unraveling the mysteries surrounding death. Our curriculum places a special emphasis on the application of medical knowledge in criminal investigations, determining the time and cause of death, and understanding the causes of injuries.

Specific Course Objectives:

Medico-Legal Problem Solving: Students are trained to identify and define medico-legal problems in the community, developing skills to plan, implement, evaluate, and modulate medico-legal services for resolution.
Responsibilities and Duties: The course equips students to undertake medico-legal responsibilities and discharge duties in various settings where forensic expertise is required.

Stay Updated:

Keeping abreast of recent developments is crucial. Our curriculum ensures that students are well-informed about emerging trends in Forensic Medicine, Medical Ethics, and the law.

Comprehensive Study:

Students are exposed to general principles and practical problems related to various aspects of forensic medicine, including clinical, emergency, environmental, medico-legal, and occupational aspects of toxicology.

Psychiatry and Mental Health:

The course delves into the medico-legal aspects of psychiatry, mental health, and drug addiction, providing a holistic understanding of the subject.


Regular assessments are conducted to gauge students' knowledge and skills in Forensic Medicine, ensuring a comprehensive grasp of the subject.

Name of the Teaching Staff
Dr S K Karthik
Professor & HOD
Dr Mohana Velu J
Associate Professor
Dr M Nida Anjum
Dr Rakesh Mante R

At the Department of Forensic Medicine, we strive to produce professionals who are well-equipped to navigate the complexities of medico-legal investigations and contribute to the field. Join us in exploring the fascinating intersection of medicine and law.

Message from our leadership team

Sri. Mahadev Prasad

Managing Trustee

Dr. Ramesh B R

Vice Principal (Medical College)

Sri. RadhaKrishna


Dr A. G. Mahendrakar

Medical Superintendent

Dr. Rani Sujatha

Medical Director

Dr. Muralimohan N.T


Dr. B S Ramesh

Principal (Medical College)

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