NALSAR University of Law in collaboration with city-based Independent Forensic Science Laboratory Truth Labs will start offering the Advanced PG Diploma Course in Criminal Law and Forensic Science from this academic year. Graduates in any subject including law and practising lawyers are eligible for the course. The course is aimed at stakeholders in the criminal justice system to use forensic science better.
Truth Labs founder K P C Gandhi told TOI, "The course focuses on various forms of evidence especially physical evidence. It provides a comprehensive overview of current advances and emergent trans in handling physical evidence encountered in various crimes like rape, murder, forgery. Cheating. Theft, misappropriation and other criminal offences. Application of the latest forensic analytical techniques involving examination of questioned documents."
The course will teach the aspects Figner prints, ballistics, explosives, drugs and narcotics, DNA, e-mail fraud, cyber forensic, audio-video forensic, speaker identification, polygraph lie detector, forensic chemistry, forensic physics, forensic toxicology and forensic engineering.
The course is taught by mention person field of criminal law such as Justice G Bhavani Prasad Chairman of APERC, Dr K P C Gandhi advisor to Government AP police services, retired IPS of field M V Krishna Rao and retired jail official MR Ahmed and retired IPS D r S Umapatathi. Admission is open from July 1 in 2019 on Nalsar website.
Dr Gandhi said, "The relevance of forensic sciences increased. In Banaras Hindu University 100 students passed out in Msc Forensic Scenc4e. In HCU 1000 were trained in forensics."
Cycops Information Security Services has joined hands with the NALSAR University of Law to start CTRL-Z, a cyber-forensic laboratory at its Shamirpet campus here.
The cyber lab will help law enforcement authorities and judiciary in retrieving digital evidence from the devices in question, analyse the data and document the data thus retrieved.
“It will conduct long-term and short-term certificate courses in cyber laws and cyber forensic studies. Besides, it would conduct conferences and workshops for stakeholders,” a Cycops spokesperson said. “CTRL-Z will conduct annual hackathons for students to help them find solutions and improve their learning cycles in the field of cyber technologies,” Cycops Director said.
Further, it would conduct conferences and workshops for students, police and judicial officers, assist legalities of cyber technologies in collaboration with certifying authority of electronic components in different countries and also conduct annual hackathon for students. to inculcate competitive spirit and improve their learning cycles in the field of cyber technologies.
Prof. Mustafa said National Investigation Agency trainees would be the first batch to get training at CTRL-Z. Prof. Amita Dhanda suggested conducting more interactions with the faculty and students for enhancing institute and industry integration in the field of law and cyber technologies and improving the research scope dynamically.Registrar of the university V. Balakista Reddy, senior faculty members K.V. Sarma and G. Mallikarjun were among those who participated. A team of trainees from the National Investigation Agency would be the first batch to get trained in the new laboratory.