CGPSC Mains Exam Criminology & Forensic Science Syllabus

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
Syllabus of Criminology and Forensic Science PSC Chhattisgarh Mains is presented in this section.


  1. Origin and concept of crime, definition (s)
  2. Classification of crimes.
  3. Emerging patterns of crimes
  4. Crimes and criminal
  5. Offenses against person and Property legal and Social aspects
  6. Punishment : Theories, Objective and Types
  7. Institutional and Non Institutional treatment of offenders
  8. Criminology : Causation
  9. Schools of Thought in Criminology
  10. History of Institutional correction
  11. Correctional Institutions for juvenile and adults
  12. Facilities and amenities for Inmates
  13. Special Correctional Institutions Latest developments
  14. Non-Institutional Methods of corrections
  15. Crime prevention

  1. History and Development of forensic Science
  2. Areas and Scope
  3. Scene of Crime , and its preservation. Collection. Packing and transportation of Various types of physical evidences
  4. Police Organization at District, State and National level , qualities of Investigator, First information report (FIR), Case Diary, Arrest , Search and Seizure
  5. Impressions; Finger Prints, Foot and Footwear Prints, Tyre Prints, Traacka-Mark, Cait Pattern
  6. Questioned Documents : Nature, Types and Examination of forged documents, Charred Documents, Alteration in documents,Characteristics and Examination of Hand Written, typed, Printed and Indented materials , Seal and Rubber Stamps
  7. Counterfeit Coins and Currency and related Laws
  8. Fire arms and examination of balliatic evidence and related Forensic aspects Tool marks
  9. Poision : Nature, Types medico-legal, aspects and Analysis
  10. Nature and Preliminary examination of various. biological fluids such as blood, semen , saliva etc.and of autopsy specimen
  11. Wounds and their characteristics, Autopsy
  12. DNA -Profiling and forensic aspect
  13. Foensic science in scientific investigation of various crimes such as Death (Accidental Suicidal of Homicidal), Sexual offences, Arson explosive , and offences aginst properties
  14. Expert opinion on Forensic Science
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