Forensic Medicine : Academic Activities

Academic Activities

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Academic Details 2012


Time ?
Day ?
11:30 - 12:15 12:15 – 1:00 1 to 2 2:00 – 3:30 3:30 – 5:00
Monday 3rd Term F.M. 1st Term F.M. R
  2nd Term F.M.
Tuesday   2nd Term F.M. 1st Term F.M.  
Wednesday       3rd Term F.M.
Thursday 2nd Term F.M. 1st Term F.M.    
Friday   2nd Term F.M. 1st Term F.M.  

PG teaching schedule

Days Morning Post Lunch
Monday Medicolegal Examination. Casualty OPD.
(10:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Demonstration (2:00–3:00 pm
3:00 pm–5:00 pm) (Post mortem)
Tuesday 1. Seminar (10:00 am to 12:00 noon)
2. Journal Club
3. Case Presentation
4. Journal Club
5. Case Presentation (If possible)
Wednesday Medicolegal Examination. Casualty OPD.
(10:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Group discussion/Tutorial (2:00-3:00 pm)
Forensic Med. & Pathology
Thursday Lecture (12:00 noon to 1:00 pm) Medicolegal autopsy examination
(2:00 to 5:00 pm)
Friday Lecture (12:00 noon to 1:00 pm) Medicolegal autopsy examination
(2:00 to 5:00 pm)
Saturday Medicolegal autopsy conference
((10:00 am to 12:00 noon))
Practical on Histopathology,
Immunology, Biochemistry
• After submission of thesis the candidate shall be posted in different basic sciences and clinical
department for practical and clinical orientation with special reference to medicolegal aspects of
15 days and in state analytic laboratories.
• We shall have to take classes and demonstration of undergraduate students when required.


1.           Legal procedure , inquest, criminal courts and powers, medical evidence, medico legal reports, Dying declaration. Medical witness and evidence in courts.
2.           Identity of the living and dead determination of race, sex, age and their medico legal aspects.
3.           Medico legal postmortem examination of the dead, decomposed and mutilated bodies, fragments and bones examination.
4.           Examination of blood stain, seminal stains, hair weapons and clothes.
5.           Mode, signs and time of death presumptions of death and survivorship.
6.           Violent deaths from asphyxia hanging, strangulation and throttling suffocation and drawing.
7.           Deaths from starvation, cold, heat, burns, electricity and Lightening.
8.           Mechanical injuries: Classification of injuries , Regional injuries, examination and reporting injuries and Medico legal aspects of injuries .
9.           Impotence and sterility, virginity, pregnancy and delivery including their Medico legal aspects.
10.        Sexual offence: Rape and unnatural offence including abnormal sexual perversion.
11.        Miscarriage and infanticide.
Medico legal aspects of insanity as regard civil and criminal responsibility and rules regarding the admission and treatment if insane person in to mental hospitals. Feigned insanity: Malingering.
12.        Law and Ethics in the conduct of medical practice: certification, infamous, conduct, professional secrets, Privileged communication, malpraxis, voluntary and compulsory duties of a doctor. Medical Council of India and state council.
1.   General considerations regarding poisons. Classification of poisons. Identification of poisons its diagnosis treatment and postmortem appearance, rules, regarding the preservation and transmission of viscera, etc. for chemical analysis. Duty of the physician in case of suspected poisoning.
2.   Detailed study of the poisons commonly used in India with regard to their signs, treatment, fatal doses and periods, postmortem appearance and medico legal importance.
a)    Acids, sulfuric, Nitric, Hydrochloric, Oxalic, Carbolic and Salicylic
b)   Inorganic- Phosphorus including Organ Phosphorus compounds, Halogens irritants Chlorine, Bromine Iodine, Boron, Arsenic, Antinomy, Mercury, Copper, Lead, Conium, Thallium Manganese, Barium, Radio Active substances.
c)    Organic irritants Castor, Croton, Abrus, Ergot, Capsicum, Calotropis, Plumbago.
     Other irritants: Snakes, Scorpion and other poisonous insects, food poisonin
d)   Neurotics poisons : Opium, Alcohol, Ether Chloroform, Carbon Tetra Chloride, Chloral Hydrate, Aniline compound, Barbiturates, Kerosene and petrol, Dhatura, Strychnine, Cannabis, Cocaine, Nux Vomica.
e)    Other poisons Tobacco, Quinine.
f)     Some important irrespirable gases including war gases.
g)    Cattle Poisons.     
h)   Arrow- Poisons.
i)     Industrial Poisons.
j)     Abortifacient.


Every Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday  - Clinical Rounds at  9-12 a.m.

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - lecture by faculty at 11.30 a.m.

Self Development Group on every Tuesday at 4.30 p.m.

Yoga Sessions on every Monday at 6.30 p.m.

Journal Club and Movie Club - on Thursady at 4.30 p.m.