First convocation of National Forensic Science University

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Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah attended the first convocation of the National Forensic Science University (NFSU) in Gandhinagar on 28 August.


  • More than one thousand students were awarded master's degrees during the ceremony.
  • He also laid the foundation stone of the new southern campus of the university.

  • He also inaugurated the Training and Skill Development Centre, an International Guest House at NFSU and three Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security, DNA Forensics and Investigative and Forensic Psychology.

  • The three Centres of Excellence that have been set up will strengthen the students as well as the judicial system.

  • These three centres will become major centres of research and development as well as teaching, training and consultancy and India will be the centre of the world in forensic science research.


National Forensic Science University, Gandhinagar :

  • The Gandhinagar campus is the first campus of the National Forensic Science University in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

  • It has the status of Institute of National Importance, the first and only university in the world dedicated to forensic science.

  • Gandhinagar Campus has the following Centres-

  1. Center for International Relations Cyber Defence Center (CDC)

  2. Cyber Defence Centre (CDC)

  3. Center of Excellence for Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS)

  4. Ballistics Research & Testing Centre

  5. International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics (ICHF)

  6. Centre for Futuristic Defence Studies

  7. Forensic Innovation Centre

  8. Buddha Psychological Centre

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