LNJN-NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY & FORENSIC SCIENCE

 

INFORMATION BULLETIN

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ADMISSION BULLETIN FOR FIFTH BATCH 2008-2010

  CONTENTS

                            About the University                                                                                         02

                            About the Institute                                                                                            04

                             Programmes /Courses offered and Eligibility Conditions                                   06

                             Reservation of seats/Relaxation                                                                       10

                             Physical Fitness                                                                                              12

                             Eligibility regarding Age                                                                                  12

                             Fee Structure                                                                                                 13

                             Seats Distribution                                                                                           14

                             Attendance                                                                                                    14

                             Entrance Test                                                                                                 14 

                             Method of Selection                                                                                       15 

                             Sale of Information Bulletin along with Application Form                                 15

                             Submission of Application Forms                                                                    15

                             Conduct of Entrance Test                                                                               16 

                             Instructions to Candidates for filling up form                                                    18

                             Important Dates                                                                                             19

                              

                            Appendix  A (Certificate for Physically Handicapped Quota)                           20

                            Appendix  B (Certificates for Kashmiri Migrant’s Quota)                                 21

                            Appendix  C (Medical Certificates for all)                                                        22

                            Application Form including Admit Card.                                                          23

 

 

GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY 

  1. ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, established by Government of NCT of Delhi under the provisions of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Act, 1998 read with its Amendment in 1999, is an affiliating and teaching University that aims to   facilitate and promote studies, research and extension work in emerging areas  of higher education with focus on professional education in the disciplines of engineering, technology, architecture, management, medicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy, nursing, education, law, journalism and mass communication, etc. and also to achieve excellence  in these and related fields and other matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

It awards various degrees like: B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, M.Sc., B.Arch, BCA, BBA, MBA, BMC, BCAM, B.Pharma, BPT, BHMCT, B.Ed., LL.B(Hons.), MAHM, MCPHM, MHRPD, BHMS, MBBS, PhD, etc.

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University is recognized by University Gants Commission (UGC) of India under section 12B of UGC Act.

 Functioning of the University commenced with the joining of Prof. K.K.Aggarwal, as Vice-Chancellor in December,1998. An eminent scholar and innovative person in Prof. K.K. Aggarwal, the first Vice-Chancellor of the University, proposes to develop the University into

a centre of excellence comparable to the best in the world. The University in its functioning gets support and guidance from its Statutory Bodies such as the Court, the Board of Management, the Planning Board, the Board of Affiliation, the Academic Council and the Finance Committee. The members of these bodies are persons of Eminence from varied fields and disciplines.

  

1.2  Quality Standards, Regularity & Continuous Assessment

            The University in its pursuit for excellence at all levels of professional education, has maintained very high standards in all affiliated institutions, in terms of teaching, research, faculty, Infrastructure and other related determinants of quality. The institutions have been conducting the programmes, strictly adhering to the norms and standards set by the University.  A system of performance appraisal, based on a combination of continuous assessment  and end-term evaluation has been adopted to inculcate in the students the habit of regular and  systematic study. A system of performance appraisal, based on a combination of continuous assessment and end-term evaluation has been adopted to inculcate in the students the habit of regular and systematic study.

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  1.3.        Examination

 Students admitted to a programme will have to undergo a regular course of study as per the syllabi laid down by the University and there will be continuous evaluation of students’ performance throughout the semesters in addition to the term-end University Examination. A student will be eligible to receive a Degree of the University on passing such examinations as may be prescribed by the University. The minimum period required for completion of a programme shall be the programme duration as specified in the Scheme of Examination and Syllabi for the concerned programme. The maximum permissible period for completing a programme for which the prescribed programme duration is an semesters, shall be (n+4) semesters. All the programme requirements shall have to be completed in (n+4) semesters.

        1.4       Evaluation and Examination 

                The overall weightage of a course in the Syllabi and Scheme of Examination shall be determined in terms of credits assigned to the course. Obtaining a  minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in each course including the semester end examination and  continuous evaluation by teachers shall be essential to earn the assigned credits. A candidate who secures less than 50% marks in a course shall be deemed to have failed in that course. A student shall be eligible for award of University Degree, if: He/she has registered himself/herself, undergone the regular course of studies, completed the project report/dissertation specified in the curriculum of his/her  programme within the stipulated time, and secured the minimum credits prescribed for award of the concerned degree. 

 

LNJN NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RIMINOLOGY AND FORENSIC SCIENCE

2.         ABOUT THE INSTITUTE

             Established in 1972 the Institute specializes in areas like understanding Crime and Criminal profile, Human Rights, Environmental protection,   Juvenile Delinquency, Forensic Ballistics, Serology, Forensic Photography, Document analysis, DNA and Toxicology. The Institute has emerged as a premier center of learning with outstanding training facilities and faculty. The Institute has also excelled in training the members of Criminal Justice System in Criminology & Forensic Science.

             The Government of India, vide MHA Resolution No. 4/20/70/F(P)-II/ICFS/GPA-I dated September 25, 1976, has laid down the following objectives for the Institute:

 i)          To act as a National Institute towards advancement of the subjects of Criminology and Forensic Science to meet the ground-level requirements of the Criminal Justice and towards this end to: 

             a)        Provide MA/M.Sc programme in Criminology & M.Sc. in Forensic Science;       and

             b)        Undertake research in Criminology and Forensic Science.

 ii)         To act as center of in-service training for officers in Police, Judiciary and Correctional services  and also others engaged in the Criminal Justice system and its allied fields and to provide facilities  for certificate and diploma courses in the various relevant subjects.

iii)         To act as reference body in the fields of Criminology and Forensic Science for all national as well as international institutions and provide all information to workers engaged in various studies in these fields.

 iv)        To promote international understanding and goodwill by providing facilities for training and research in Criminology and Forensic Science to other countries.

             Over the years, the Institute has grown from strength to strength and has developed as   unique Institution, which in one place, trains the higher level functionaries of the entire Criminal Justice System i.e. the Judiciary, the Police, the Correctional Services, Directorate of Prosecution etc. not only from within the country but also from abroad.  Police and Civil Administration, Prosecution, Judiciary, Correctional Administration, Customs, Defence and Forensic Science Laboratories have undergone orientation and specialized courses offered by the Institute.  Officers from other countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Palestine, Philippines, Singapore, Sudan, Thailand, Uganda and Zambia have also participated in some of these courses.  Criminal Justice Functionaries, Administrators, Scientists and other have also participated in the various seminars and workshops organized by the Institute in Delhi and elsewhere.

 

2.1          ACCOMMODATION

             The Institute is located at its own 5 acre campus at Sector-3, Rohini, Delhi  110085. The LNJN  NICFS Campus comprises of the Main Building, which houses the  Laboratories, Class Rooms, Seminar Halls, Forensic Science Museum, Library, Administration Wing etc.   Apart from this, the Institute also has a Hostel at this Campus. Limited hostel facility for the post graduate   programmes and  research are available for both male and female students . Preference will be given to students who have done their graduation from out side  Delhi and  their parents are not residents of  Delhi.

  

2.2       CLASS ROOM / CONFERENCE HALL FACILITIES

             The Institute has several well-furnished and air-conditioned Class Rooms, Seminar / Conference Halls etc. which are equipped with all modern facilities and teaching aids.

 

  2.3     LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES

             The Institute has a well equipped library, having more than 12000 library books on Criminology and Forensic Science as  well as allied subjects like Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Police Science, Law etc. It subscribes to all prominent academic journals and periodicals pertaining to Criminology and Forensic Science, published from India and abroad.  Researchers and scholars from various Universities and academic institutions, in addition to our own researchers, students, course participants and faculty members, use this library for reference and  study. The Library is fully computerized and automated .

 

2.4       COMMUNICATION:

 The Institute’s phone numbers are 011-27521091 , 27511580 & 27514161. The Extension to the University Section is 208 that & of Chairman of Academic Council is 203. For making calls outside , a good number of PCOs are located near the Institute. The FAX NOS. are 27510586, 27511571. 

 

2.5       TRANSPORTATION

 No special arrangement is available to pick up or drop the students. The bus of the  Institute plies on all working days between R.K Puram and the Institute at Rohini via Karampura , Patel Nagar & Sarojini Nagar. Students can avail this service at a fixed monthly payment. Nearest Metro Station Pitampura on ISBT- Rithala Section is only 2 Kms.  North of the Institute on the outer ring road. Nearest land mark to the Institute is Jaipur Golden Hospital.  For local field visits, the Institute has its own transport arrangement. For outstation field visits , the students have to bear their personal expenses and transport charges.

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3.         COURSES   OFFERED

 Name of the course                 Intake              Duration

M.A./M.Sc. in Criminology       21 seats            Full-time 2 years programme   (4 Semester)

M.Sc. in  Forensic Science       21 seats            Full-time 2 years  programme  (4 Semester)

MEDIUM  OF  INSTRUCTIONS  AND  EXAMINATION  IS  ENGLISH

  

3.1       M.A./ M.SC. IN CRIMINOLOGY

             The two years programme aims to provide knowledge of genesis of crime and criminals. It also enable  the students to understand the complexities of crime in the various dimensions and equip them to take necessary preventive measures. It also provides perceptual skill in handling the various types of criminal cases.

 The intake in this programme is 21 students  per batch.

  3.2      ELIGIBILITY

 Bachelor's Degree of minimum 3 year’s duration in Humanities or Science with atleast 50% marks in the aggregate from any recognized university. The candidate should have opted at least two of the following subjects at the graduation level for a minimum of 2 years (or 4 semesters) : Political Science, Economics, Geography, History, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry,  Botany, Zoology, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Social Anthropology, Police Administration, Public Administration and Correctional Administration , Forensic Science, Criminology.

 3.3       PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

                       First year Semester - I

CODE NO                  THEORY PAPERS

CRIM  101                  Principles of  Criminology

CRIM  103                  Contemporary forms of  Crime

CRIM  105                  Criminal Law and Procedure

CRIM  107                  Criminal Justice System

 PRACTICAL/LAB BASED PAPERS

CRIM  151                   Contemporary Forms of Crime

CRIM  153                   Criminal Law and Procedure

CRIM  155                   Criminal Justice System

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 Semester - II   

CODE NO                  THEORY PAPERS

CRIM  102                  Criminological Theories

CRIM  104                  Penology and Correctional  Administration.

CRIM  106                  Research methods in Criminology (includes a mini Project)

CRIM  108                  Juvenile Delinquency.

 PRACTICAL / LAB  BASED  PAPERS

CRIM  152                 Penology and  Administration lab.

CRIM  154                 Minor Project in Criminology

CRIM  156                 Juvenile Delinquency Lab.

 

                       SECOND YEAR  Semester   - III  

 CRIM  201      Criminal Psychology

CRIM  203      Forensic Science

CRIM  205      Social Legislations and Crime

CRIM  207      Victimology

 PRACTICAL / LAB  BASE  PAPERS

 CRIM  251      Practicals in Forensic Science Lab

CRIM  253      Criminal Psychology

 Semester-IV

 SPECIALISATION PAPERS      One  from among the available *papers      

CRIM 202 TO CRIM 220            ( *To be announced during third semester)

 CRIM 202      Drug Abuse

CRIM 204      Organized Crime

CRIM 206      Corporate Crime

CRIM 208      Police Administration and Investigation

CRIM 210      Environmental Crime

CRIM 212      Human Rights

CRIM 214      Restorative Justice

CRIM 216      Rehabilitation of Offenders and Role of Counseling Plus

CRIM 220       Psychoneuroendocrinology and Criminal Behaviour

CRIM 218      Dissertation

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  PRACTICAL  / LAB -BASED  PAPERS

 Opt for one of the following paper that matches the specialization paper chosen from among paper CRIM 202 to CRIM 220 above

 CRIM  252      Drug Abuse Lab

CRIM 254      Organized Crime Lab

CRIM  256      Corporate Crime Lab

CRIM 258      Police Administration and Investigation Lab

CRIM 260      Environment Crime Lab

CRIM 262      Human Rights Lab

CRIM 264      Restorative Justice Lab

CRIM 266      Rehabilitation of offenders and Role of Counseling lab

CRIM 270      Psychoneuroendocrinology and Criminal Behaviour

 

  3.4.    M.Sc. FORENSIC SCIENCE

The two year’s programme imparts the students the philosophy of Criminal Justice System and its meaningful implementation through Forensic Science techniques. The ethics, attitude and perspectives of Forensic Science will be imparted to the students.  The students during the course of study are taught the modern techniques of analysis and are trained in the use of advance analytical instruments. They are  prepared to meet the ever increasing challenges of Forensic Investigations. After completing the course,  the students will be in a position to independently analyse the forensic exhibits and give their opinion. They are also taught about the appearance of Forensic Expert in the court and cross-examination relating to forensic report.  

The intake in this programme is 21 students per batch

 

  3.5     ELIGIBILITY           

A Science graduate(B.Sc.) from any recognized University with atleast 50% marks in the aggregate and with one of the  either combinations, i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics; or (2) Botany, Zoology and Chemistry (3) B.Sc.(Honours)/(General) in Forensic Science.

The candidates must have studied all the three subjects in either of the combination for at least two academic years (or four semesters) in the graduation course. The candidate shall attach proof of such study by enclosing marks sheets of first and second years of the graduate course. Where only subject codes are mentioned in the front face of the mark sheet , the portion containing explanation of the code will also be furnished.

 PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semester-I                               FIRST YEAR

Paper I             FS  101            General Forensics  - Crime & Investigative Techniques 

Paper II            FS  103            Instrumental Methods  Physical                                    

Paper III          FS  105            Instrumental Methods Biological & Chemical                

Paper IV          FS  107            Forensic Ballistics & Photography        

 PRACTICAL

Paper V           FS  151            Instrumental Methods- Physicals, Biological & Chemical

Paper VI          FS  153            Crime Scene, Ballistics & Photography

Semester-II

Paper VII         FS  102            Fingerprint & Impressions        

Paper VIII        FS  104            Questioned Documents

Paper IX          FS  106            Forensic Chemistry and Explosives      

Paper X           FS  108            Forensic Toxicology & Pharmacology

 

PRACTICAL

 

Paper XI          FS  152            Fingerprint & Questioned Documents

Paper XII         FS  154            Forensic Chemistry & Toxicology                                

 Semester-III                  SECOND YEAR

Paper XIII        FS  201            Forensic Physics          

Paper XIV       FS  203            Forensic Biology

Paper XV         FS  205            Forensic Serology

Paper XVI       FS  207            Recent Advances, Quality Management & Evidence Evaluation

 

PRACTICALS

Paper XVII      FS  251            Forensic Physics

Paper XVIII     FS  253            Forensic Biology & Serology

Semester-IV

FS  202            Attachment to FSL/CFSL/ GEQD and Dissertation    PLUS

      The students will be selecting their area of specialization from the list below: (exact specializations available will be announced in the third semester.

                        FS  210            Forensic Physics                        FS  212            Forensic Chemistry including Instrumentation

                        FS  214            Forensic Ballistics                      FS  216            Forensic Photography

                        FS  218            Forensic Document Examination and Fingerprint Analysis                       

                        FS  220            Forensic Biology , Serology and DNA Profiling

3.6.  CANDIDATES IN FINAL YEAR OF GRADUATION

            The candidates appearing in the final year of qualifying examination are also eligible to appear in the entrance test.  They shall have to attach the copies of marks sheet of the first and second years as a proof of their having passed the first two years with the subject combination prescribed. In case the mark sheet front page only contains the subject code , the portion where the explanation to the subject code  should also be attached. They are required to produce proof of having acquired minimum prescribed qualification at the time of admission.

 The admissions to the above mentioned full time Programme will be made in the first Semester/ First Year for the academic session 2008-2009 commencing from 1st  August, 2008.   

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4.  SPONSORED  CATEGORY

 4.1.     Admission under Professional Category:

             There is an in-service quota of 25% of seats in Criminology Programming for members of Police, Prison and Judicial Services and 25% of seats in Forensic Science Programming for Service personnel of State and Central Forensic Science Laboratories and Police Organisations. No entrance test will be held for the candidates seeking admission under professional category. Admission shall be made on merit, of the marks obtained in graduation examination. Please note that the candidates under this category also must fulfill the basic eligibility conditions specified against the programme. 

            The candidates seeking admission under professional category  in addition to the fulfillment of the eligibility conditions must have a minimum of 2 years of full time work experience as on June 30, 2008 in a Government Department/ Autonomous Organization, reputed Educational or Research Institution in the relevant field in which admission is being sought. A letter from employer must be furnished stating that the candidate is being sponsored to seek admission in M.A/ M.Sc in Criminology or M.Sc in Forensic Science.

 

 .  RESERVATION  OF  SEATS

 5.1       Reservation for Foreign Nationals/Persons of the Indian Origin/Foreign Students.

            15% ( Fifteen percent) seats shall be allowed to be filled on supernumerary basis from amongst Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin/Foreign students over and above the approved intake in each programme. No entrance test will be held for the candidates seeking admission under this category.  Admission shall be made on the merit of the marks obtained in the graduation examination of the candidate. They also have to fulfill the basic eligibility conditions fixed by the university.  

 Definitions:

      (i)                  Persons of Indian Origin(PIO): Persons who are citizens of other countries (except Pakistan and Bangladesh) who at any time held an Indian Passport, or who or either of his parents or any of his grand parents were a citizen of India by virtue of the provisions of the Constitutions of India or Sec 2(b) of Citizenship Act, 1955 (Act No.57 of 1955).

(ii)                Foreign Nationals:  Citizens of all countries other than India  who are not of Indian origin as defined under PIO.

(iii)               Foreign Student: Foreign student in this context shall be defined as the student possessing a foreign passport.

 

5.2             SCHEDULED CASTES AND SCHEDULED TRIBES

       15%  (Fifteen percent) seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and 7seven & half per cent seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes.  Any unfilled seats reserved for Scheduled Castes will be treated as reserved for Scheduled Tribes and vice-versa and will not be offered to any other reserved category.  In case sufficient number of eligible candidates of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are not available, the seats thus remaining vacant will be treated as unreserved.

          A caste certificate in the name of the applicant from a competent authority will have to be submitted at the time of admission.  In case the certificate is in the candidate's parent's name, admission will be provisional.  In such a case, the candidate must produce the requisite certificate in his/her name latest by 01.08.2008.  A list of approved authorities for issue of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe certificates is as under:-

(i)                  District Magistrate, Additional District Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner, Collector, Additional Deputy  Commissioner, Deputy Collector, Ist Class Stipendiary Magistrate, City Magistrate (not below the rank of Ist class  Stipendiary Magistrate), Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Taluk Magistrate, Executive Magistrate and Extra Assistant Commissioner.

(ii)                Chief Presidency Magistrate, Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate and  Presidency Magistrate

(iii)               Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar.

(iv)              Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his/her family normally resides.

(v)                Administrator, Secretary to the Administrator or the Development Officer (Lakshadweep & Minicoy Islands).  

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5.3       RESERVATION FOR DEFENCE CATEGORY

             5% (Five percent)  seats are reserved for Defence Category(shall also include  armed forces of the Union & Police Personnel of the State and Union territories)  in the following order of priority:

 i.                     Widows/Wards of Defence personnel killed on duty.

ii.          Wards of serving personnel and ex-servicemen  disabled on duty.

ii.                   Wards of  ex-servicemen and serving personnel  who are in receipt of Gallantry Medal.

iv.         Wards of  ex-servicemen.

v.                   Wards of  serving personnel.

For claiming reservation on a seat reserved for Defence Category, entitlement card in original issued by the Record Officer of the concerned unit or the regiment of the armed forces in case of personnel of the armed forces is to be produced at the time of admission.

Widows or wards of the officers and men of the armed forces who died or disabled in action must also submit a certificate from any one of the following authorities stating that the death or the disability, as the case may be, was attributable to military service:

(i)         Secretary, Centre Sainik Board, New Delhi

(ii)        Secretary, Rajya or Zila Sainik Board

(iii)       Officer-in-charge, Record Office

(iv)       Ist Class Stipendiary Magistrate

 The certificate in case of police and armed force personnel of State and Union territories and Ministry of Home Affairs should be signed by the Supdt. Of Police / Commandant  of the unit or organisation.

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  5.4     PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

            3% (Three percent) seats in each programme  are reserved for Physically Handicapped candidates. A certificate from the Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Physically Handicapped, I.T.I Campus, Pusa, New Delhi - 110012 is to be produced at the time of admission, who will certify that the applicant is fit for undergoing the said course. (Appendix-A). 

5.5     RESERVATION FOR KASHMIRI MIGRANTS

         One Seat, which will be supernumerary , is earmarked for Kashmiri migrants in each course.  First preference will be given to Kashmiri migrants registered in Delhi up to 11.06.2001.  In case of seats still remaining vacant Kashmiri migrants settled outside Delhi will be considered.  A certificate of competent authority for availing admission against Kashmiri migrant quota is to be produced at the time of admission.   (Appendix-B) 

  6.       PHYSICAL  FITNESS

        The applicant must be in good mental and physical health and should be free from any physical defect which is likely to interfere with his/her studies including active outdoor duties required of a professional. He/She shall be required to produce a Medical Certificate as per Appendix C, at the time of admission.

   7.       ELIGIBILITY REGARDING AGE 

 1.                  Candidates seeking admission under professional category- No upper age limit

 2.                  Age of all other categories of candidates should not exceed 35 years of age as on 1st Aug-2008.

 Note:- The upper age limit may be relaxed up to a maximum of 5 years, in exceptional cases, by the Director of the institute  if he is satisfied  with the merit of the candidate.  Candidate exceeding the upper age limit up to five years may provisionally appear in the Entrance Test, However they

would be required to submit to the satisfaction of the Director/University in regard to gap period e.g. the details of the period spent after passing Senior Secondary Examination 10 + 2 and  qualifying examination to justify exceeding  the  upper age limit at the time of admission.

8.            RELAXATION OF MARKS

                         5%( five percent) relaxation of marks in the minimum eligibility requirement will  be allowed to the following categories:

            i)          Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe

            ii)         Widows or Wards of Defence Personnel

            iii)         Physically Handicapped

 9.             FEE STRUCTURE

              Following is the fee payable at the time of admission *

 1.       M.A. / M.Sc. (Criminology)                  Rs.23,500/- for the First Year

  2.       M.Sc. (Forensic Science)                     Rs.28,500/- for the First Year

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S.No.

Course

Tuition Fee per Annum

Instructional support and other misc. Fee per annum

University other dues fee annum

Security deposit

Total fee payable at the time of admission

1

M.A./M.Sc.

(Criminology)

2,500

10,000

8,000

3,000

Rs.23,500/-

2

M.Sc. Forensic Science

2,500

15,000

8,000

3,000

Rs.28,500/-

*Payable in form of two Bank Draft :

Draft (i)   For Rs.15,500/ (M.A./M.Sc. Criminology) and 20,500/-(M.Sc. Forensic

                            Science) shall be drawn in favour of PAO,DCPW, payable at Delhi.

            Draft (ii)  For Rs.8,000/- shall be drawn in favour of the Registrar, GGSIP

                            University, payable at Delhi.

 

9.1       WITHDRAWAL OF ADMISSION AND REFUND OF FEE

 1.                  If a student applies for withdrawal of admission on or before 22nd July, 2008 upto 5.00 pm then a sum of Rs. 5,000/- will be deducted from the fee deposited.

 2.                  If a student applies for withdrawal of admission after 5.00 p.m. on 7th August, 2008 and upto 5.00 pm on 31st Aug, 2008 then a sum of Rs. 10,000/- will be deducted from the fee.

 3.                  All the requests for withdrawal of admission are to be submitted to the Dean (Teaching Programmes) at the Institute.

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 10.       SEAT  DISTRIBUTION

 

           COURSE                     NORMAL SEATS                 SPONSORED SEATS           

  MA/MSc  (Criminology)                     16                                            5         

  MSc (Forensic Science)                     16                                            5         

 

  11.       ATTENDANCE

        A student shall be required to have a minimum attendance of 75% in the aggregate of all the courses taken together in a semester. The Dean/Director of the institute may condone attendance shortage up to 5% for the individual student for the reasons to his satisfaction.  However, under no condition, a student who has an aggregate attendance of less than 70% shall be allowed to appear in the semester end examination.  The student who is detained due to shortage of attendance shall not be allowed to be promoted to the next semester and will be required to take re-admission and repeat all the courses of the said semester with the next batch of the students.

 

 12.   ENTRANCE  TEST  

            The entrance test will be held on 21.6.2008 (Saturday) at DELHI only. It will test the candidates for a fair knowledge of English comprehension and General Awareness and Graduate Level knowledge about subject combination as prescribed under eligibility condition for admission . There will be approximately equal weightage for each subject included in the list against the paper of Criminology and Forensic Science. The schedule of the test is as under:

 

Date                 Time                       Subject                                   Paper No     Duration    No. of Questions   

 21.6.2008   11.00-12.00          English , General  Awareness         1                1 hrs                   60

                                                Mental ability.

21.6.2008   12.00-13.00          Criminology                                    2                1 hrs               60

21.6.2008   14.00-15.00          Forensic Science                             3                 1 hrs               60   

               Note :-If a candidate wants to apply for both the  programmes listed above, he/she can get the application form photocopied and submit the same alongwith an application fee of Rs.200/- for the second programme.

            The candidates for Criminology programme shall appear for the first and second papers, for the Forensic Science in first and third papers and the candidates who apply for both shall appear for all the three papers.

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13.         METHOD  OF  SELECTION

             The Institute will prepare a list of candidates in order of merit in each category based on the marks obtained in the Entrance Test. The result of all candidates will be displayed on the notice board of the Institute at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday, the 22nd June, 2008 and also on the website www.nicfs.nic.in  of the Institute / www.ipu.ac.in. of the GGSIP University. No separate intimation will be sent to the candidates in this regard. Admission for both the courses will be made in order of merit. The cases of candidates securing equal aggregate marks in the entrance test will be determined on the basis of marks in the entrance test paper of Criminology and Forensic Science as the case may be.

 

 14.        SALE OF INFORMATION  BULLETIN  AlONGWITH  APPLICATION   FORMS

             Application form and Information Bulletin for admission to the 2008-2010 academic sessions will be available at the Institute from 21st april to 10th june, 2008 against a Bank Draft for Rs. 200/- in favour of the AO, NICFS, payable at  Delhi. Students may also obtain application forms by registered post, sending their request to this institute alongwith  a non-refundable Demand  Draft for Rs. 250/- in favour of AO ,NICFS, payable at Delhi. The name and postal address of the applicant should clearly be recorded at the back of the Demand Draft.   The cost of Information Bulletin is not refundable. The Institute will not be responsible for delay, loss or damage, if any, during the transit of the Information Bulletin.  The Institute will dispatch the Information Bulletin containing application forms within three days of receipt of the request.  .

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 15.    SUBMISSION  OF  APPLICATION  FORM

             The Application form  attached , duly complete  in all respect alongwith the application fee in form of a Demand Draft of Rs.600/-(Six hundred) drawn in favour of AO, NICFS payable at Delhi should be submitted to the Dean (Teaching Programme), LNJN, NICFS, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, Outer Ring Road, Sector-3, Rohini, Delhi-110085 either in person or by post so as to reach the Institute on or before 23.05.2008  upto 5 pm. Application fee is not refundable in any case.   Last date for receiving of completed application form in this Institute is 23rd May, 2008 till 5.00p.m.. Incomplete forms will not be entertained.

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16.   ADMIT  CARD / ROLL  NUMBER

        Admit Card (in duplicate), as annexed to the Information Bulletin containing application form, should be submitted by the applicant alongwith the Application Form, duly filled in, pasting his/her passport size photograph in the space provided. The name of the center , its address and roll number of the candidate will be printed on the admit card by the office and one copy sent back to the candidate. 

  

17.  START OF SEMESTER

        All students who have deposited the fee and collected the admission slip shall report for the classes at 0930 hrs. on 1st  August, 2008 (Friday) in room No. 103 for Criminology and Room No.101 for Forensic Science. The seats falling vacant due to non-reporting of admitted students will be allotted to others in waiting list.

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18.  CONDUCT OF  THE ENTRANCE TEST

 THE CENTRE

         The candidates should carefully note the name of the center and ascertain its location in advance ,so that they have no difficulty in reaching the examination center on the day of examination. Please note that no information about the admit cards or the location of the center will be available in the Institute on the day of examination. Only those possessing admit cards will be permitted to enter the center.

 PEN,  ERASER  AND PENCIL

            A candidate must bring his/her own material such as ballpoint pen, sharpener, eraser and HB pencil.( No other pencil like HH, HHH, etc, should be used). In case any pencil other than HB pencil is used, the answer-sheet may be rejected by the optical scanner on which the answer sheets will be scanned.  In all such cases, the responsibility will rest with the candidate. 

The candidate should ensure that no mark is visible on the answer sheet after erasing a response.

 THE ANSWER SHEET

 a)         The blank OMR answer sheet will be distributed to all the candidates in the examination hall ten minutes before the scheduled time of the entrance test.  A specimen of the OMR answer sheet is enclosed as an Appendix-“B” .  The candidates are advised to go through it and be conversant while filling in the required particulars and indicating the answers so that they do not loose any time in the test.

b)         In case any information given in the admission form is contradictory to the information given on the OMR  answer sheet, the particulars given in the Application Form will be treated as correct and final.

c)         The answer sheet is of a special type which will be scanned on an optical scanner.  Both sides of the answer sheet are to be used.

d)         The candidate must ensure that the answer sheet is not folded.  Also, he/she should not make any marks or write any kind of description on it.

 

FILLING UP THE PARTICULARS ON SIDE 1 OF OMR SHEET 

Side1; This side of the answer sheet contains the following columns which are to be filled in with a ball point pen only, neatly and accurately:-

            i)          Roll  Number    ii)         Name of the Candidate

            iii)         Father's Name  iv)        Centre Number

            v)         Name of the Examination Centre           vi)        Signature of the Candidate

            vii)        Test Code

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WRITING  OF  PARTICULARS  AND  RESPONSES  ON  SIDE - 2

 Side 2:- This side of the answer sheet contains the following columns which are to be filled with an HB pencil only:-

I)          Roll Number                             ii)         Centre Number

iii)         Test Booklet Number               iv)        Test Booklet Code

v)         Sex, Region, Category, Religion.

             While filling in Roll No, Centre Code, Test Booklet No. in the square boxes below these attributes, the candidate should write in pencils, numerical, which should be represented appropriately in the ovals printed below square boxes. In th rows prescribed for responses to questions as given in test booklet, each row number should correspond to the serial number of the question given in the test booklet.  Along with each row, there are four ovals which represent four alternative responses, only one of which is the correct or most appropriate answer.  The candidate should  mark in only one oval.

 Centre Number Write your Examination Centre Number as given in the specimen answer sheet. For example Centre Code No.015

 Test Booklet Number     Write your Test Booklet Number as indicated on the test booklet.  For example, Test Booklet No. 08347

 Category & Region       : The candidates should fill-in this column very carefully so that proper allocation is made for the reserved categories. In case the column is left blank, he/she will be considered as 'General  Candidate'.

 Writing of Responses   : There will be four possible options. Response(answer) to each question should be recorded by darkening the appropriate oval completely.  If a candidate does not wish to attempt a question, he/she should leave all the ovals against that question blank. Wrong response will attract  negative  marking.

Changing an Answer  : If a candidate wants to change his/her answer, he/she should erase completely the pencil mark already made and then darken the appropriate oval with an HB pencil.  Candidates must ensure that they do not leave any mark visible after erasing.

Candidates are advised to make sure of the correct answer before they darken an oval. They should also ensure that the oval is completely darkened with an HB pencil only.  A partly or faintly darkened oval may be rejected by the optical scanner.

Rough Work : Candidate should not do any rough work on the answer sheet.  Rough work, if any, is to be done only in the test booklet at the space  provided.

 Procedure to be followed in the Examination Hall

(i)         Ten minutes before the commencement of the test, each candidate will be given a sealed test booklet and  OMR response sheet.

(ii)        Immediately on receipt of the test booklet, each candidate shall fill in the required particulars on the cover page of the test booklet with a ball point pen only. He/She shall not open the seal of the test booklet until asked to do so by the invigilator. 

(iii)       Candidates will then  write the required particulars on OMR sheet on Side-I with  a  ball point pen and on side -2 with an HB pencil as already explained.  After this, they will wait for the signal by the invigilator to start marking the responses.

(iv)       The test will start exactly at the time mentioned in Bulletin of Information and an announcement to start will be made by the invigilator.

(v)        While the test is in progress, the invigilator will check the Admit Cards of the candidates to satisfy himself/herself about the identity of each candidate.  The invigilator will also put his/her signature in the place provided for the purpose on the answer sheet on side-I as well as on the Admit Card.

(vi)       A signal will be given at the beginning of the test and at half the time.  A signal will also be given at the closing time when the candidates must stop marking the responses.

(vii)      After completing the test and before handing over the test booklet and the answer sheet both  to the invigilator, the candidates are advised to make sure that all the particulars required in the test booklet and the answer sheet have been correctly written, particularly the Roll No., Category Code, Region Code  and the Test Booklet Code etc.

(viii)      No candidate will move out of the examination hall until the time prescribed for the test is over.

(ix)       No candidate will take away the test booklet and /or the OMR response sheet from the examination hall.

(x)        Candidate will again sign the attendance sheet at the time of handing over the test booklet and OMR sheet to invigilator.

 Caution against Removal of page(s) from the Test Booklet:

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             Candidates should check to make sure that the test booklet contains the number of pages as mentioned on the top of the first page.  In case the numbers do not tally, it should be immediately brought to the notice of the invigilator./  The candidates shall not remove any pages(s) from the test booklet and if any page(s) is (are) found missing from a candidate's booklet, he/she will be proceeded against and shall be liable for precaution under the relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code.

 

19.       INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING UP THE APPLICATION FORM

1.         Fill in the application form from Item No. 1 onwards with blue or black ball point pen.

2.         Fill in the application form in your own handwriting, clearly and legibly.  Do not leave any column blank.  Use BLOCK LETTERS  to fill up the form.  Do not overwrite.  Do not fold, tear, spoil or otherwise disfigure the application form that may lead to rejection of your application.

3.         Attested copies of necessary documents/enclosures should be attached with this application. 

4.         Wherever choice has to be indicated by putting a tick mark, take care to put the tick marks prominently and within the box. Boxes which are not applicable should be left blank.

 5.         Scrupulously follow the guidelines given for filling in the various columns of the Application For

 6.      Unsigned applications or applications without candidate's photographs will be rejected.  Therefore, the candidate must affix his photograph in the box provided and put his full signatures. The photographs in the application form must be attested by the Head of the Institution last attended or by a Gazetted Officer. The photograph should be securely pasted and not pinned  or stapled.

 7.         Dry the pasted photograph before putting the Application Form in the Envelop for mailing the Application to the Dean(Teaching Programme), LNJN, National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, GOI, MHA, Outer Ring Road, Sector-3, Rohini, Delhi-110085,

8.         All disputes regarding to the conduct of test and admissions shall fall within the jurisdictions of courts at Delhi.

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PLEASE  ENSURE 

1.         You have attached the proof of having cleared/studying the subjects essential for your qualifying degree in the shape of marks sheet or certificate.

2.         Wherever the marks sheet does not contain the name of the subjects and only codes or abbreviations is used , the page of the marks sheet which shows the explanation of the code or full form of the abbreviations must be enclosed.

3.         Wherever candidates have not yet cleared the required degree examination & are only appearing in the qualifying examination , they must enclose a proof of studying in the final year or appearing in the final examination by attaching a certificate from principal of the college stating the subject offered in different years including final year.

4.         You are eligible for the programme applied for specially with respect to age limit , educational qualification and subject combination. Admit cards are not issued to the ineligible candidates and no fee is refunded to ineligible candidates.

 5.     The certificates claiming consideration against reserved categories are valid and enclosed with the application form.

 6.         The envelope enclosed with the application form contains your name and complete postal address.

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                                           IMPORTANT DATES

 

             

Sale of Information Bulletin and Application Forms

Last Date for receipt of Application Forms

Date of Entrance Test

Result of Qualifying Test

Commencement of Session

21stApril,2008  

to

23rd May,2008

10th JUNE,2008

Till 5.00 p.m.

 (Wednesday)

21st June,2008

 

(Saturday)

22nd June,2008

at 5.00 p.m.

(Sunday)

1st August,2008

 

(Friday)

 

 For telephonic enquires contact during working hours (10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.) on Telephone Numbers: 011-27521091, (Extension-208) 27511571, 27522564, 27514161 (Extension-208) OR GGS Indraprastha University  help line 011-23900166-68

 

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