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Forensic Scientist Career Information

What a Forensic Scientist does

Abilities & Traits Required


To pursue a career in forensics science, you will have to do a BSc followed by a MSc specializing in Forensic Science.


If you are a forensic scientist holding postgraduate qualifications, you can expect to start with a salary of Rs.25 000 - Rs.45 000 depending on the organization.

In government services such as the IB and CBI, you get salary and other perks according to government pay scales. Private forensic laboratories offer lucrative pay packages to scientists with a few years of experience behind them.

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