HOD’s Desk








Welcome to department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology.

I, Dr. Tej B. Chhetri , Head, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, joined this institution on 01/11/2019. I previously worked in three different medical colleges, in different state Universities after working for 21 years as Sr. medico – legal Consultant cum Addl. Director, Govt. of Sikkim, India.

Currently, our department has four teaching and non-teaching staff including Dr. Anupam Pathak (Tutor). 120 students are enrolled for II MBBS and we have one lecture class a week and practical classes twice a week.

Our Aim is:

  • To provide leadership in medical education, Research and contribute to humane and cost effective medico-legal endeavors.
  • To be recognized as excellence in medico-legal education and to deliver next generation forensic medicine services to the society.
  • To provide integrated training programs to the Doctors, police, judicial officers and forensic scientists.
  • To produce a breed of globally competent medical professionals who are passionate sincere and guided by ethics having in them a strong urge to serve humanity.
  • To ensure to meet the National Objective of skills in all related matters, being sensitive to ethical/ moral duties.
  • To train the students to handle the MLC cases with skill and enable them to draw conclusions from autopsy work, treating Poisoning Cases & managing Clinical Forensic Medicine tasks


About the Department

  • Forensic Medicine continues to provide an unblemished service for:
    1. Academic and
    2. Medico- legal service.
  • Didactic classes for under graduate MBBS students.
  • Basic training  in the entire Medico- legal work and inculcating the importance of medical ethics and unethical practices for UG students, interns and Para medical students.
  • Regular assessment of the performances of the students both in theory and practicals.

At the end of the course students will be able to:

  1. Interpret the Medico- legal reports and assess injuries.
  2. Estimate age through various means.
  3. Assess the weapon analysis reports.
  4. Demonstrate the examination of a rape victim and rape accused.
  5. Describe how to conduct an autopsy and write a report – through visit to autopsy centre.