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Monday, December 6, 2010


MA/ MSc (Criminology) [The two years programme aims to provide knowledge of genesis of crime and criminals. It also enables 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.]
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.
MSc (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 analyze 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.]
ELIGIBILITY: A Science graduate(B.Sc.) from any recognized University with at least 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.
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 2011-2009 commencing from 1st August, 2011.
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, 2011 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: 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.  

(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.

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 01.08.2011.  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, 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate, City Magistrate (not below the rank of 1st 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).

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

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).

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)

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.


a.              Candidates seeking admission under professional category- No upper age limit
b.              Age of all other categories of candidates should not exceed 35 years of age as on 1st Aug-2011.

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.

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 Defense Personnel
iii)               Physically Handicapped

ENTRANCE TEST: The entrance test will be held on 21.6.2011 (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 weight age for each subject included in the list against the paper of Criminology and Forensic Science. The schedule of the test is as under:

Paper No
No. of Questions   
English, General Awareness Mental ability.
1 hrs
1 hrs
Forensic Science
1 hrs

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 along with 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.

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 on Sunday, the 22nd June, 2011 and also on the website of the Institute / 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.

SALE OF INFORMATION BULLETIN ALONGWITH APPLICATION FORMS: Application form and Information Bulletin for admission to the 2011-2009 academic sessions will be available at the Institute from 24th March to 16th May, 2011 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 along with 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.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM: The Application form  attached , duly complete  in all respect along with 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 23.05.2011  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, 2011 till Incomplete forms will not be entertained.

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