Faridpur Medical College
Department of Forensic Medicine
Department of anatomy deals with the application of medical knowledge to establish facts in civil or criminal legal cases.
Department of Anatomy
The goal of teaching Forensic Medicine in the undergraduate medical course is to produce a physician who will be well informed and alerts about his/her medico-legal responsibilities and is capable of being discharging medico-legal duties in medical practice.
At the end of the course in Forensic Medicine, the undergraduate student will be able to:
- Examine and prepare reports or certificates in Medico-legal cases/situations in accordance with the law of
- Perform medico-legal postmortem and interpret autopsy findings and results of other relevant investigations to logically conclude about the cause, manner and time since
- Practice & apply medical ethics, etiquette, duties, rights, medical negligence and legal responsibilities of the physician toward patient, profession, society, state and humanity at
- Identify & apply relevant legal/ court procedures applicable to the medico-legal/ medical
- Collect preserve and dispatch specimens in medico-legal/ postmortem cases and other concerned materials to the appropriate Government agencies for necessary examination.
- Diagnose, apply principles of therapy & understand medico-legal implications of common
- Apply general principles of analytical, environmental, occupational and preventive aspects of
List of Competencies to Acquire:
- Practice Forensic Medicine according to the expectation of the community and maintaining the dignity & honour of the medical
- Perform ethical
- Capable to give deposition in the court of law as a medical
- Collect, preserve & despatch the medico-legally important
- Keep the proper
- Proper examination of physical assault
- Perform medico-legal examination including autopsy and interpret the
- Prepare certificates and reports according to the law of the
- Write discharge certificate and death certificate properly and authentically as per ICD
- Supervise and guide the member of a medical team regarding the ethical and legal consequence related to medical
- Handling dead body ethically & morally
- Write injury and medical certificate correctly
Finally, on the basis of above context, those who are concern with Forensic Medicine should initiate the thinking to redesign the curriculum where appropriate and give emphasis on those aspects in teaching learning and assessment of the students in under graduate medical education in Forensic Medicine.
Head of the department
The Course Details
Distribution of Teaching - Learning Hours:
Other classes (Integrated Teaching / Assignment)
Total teaching hours
(Time for exam. preparatory leave and formative & summative assessment is common for all subjects of the phase )
Teaching - Learning Methods, Teaching Aids and Evaluation:
In course evaluation
Video & slide
· Item Examination
· Card final
· Term Examination
· Term final
(written, oral+ practical)
Camera (Still & Video)
Overhead Projector (OHP).
Slide Projector (SP). Black
& self study.
2nd Professional Examination:
Marks distribution of Assessment of Forensic Medicine:
Total marks – 300
- Written =100 (MCQ-20, SAQ-70+ formative assessment marks 10)
- Structured oral examination= 100
- Practical=50, OSPE=40 & Others (PM report, Injury certificate & Practical khata)=10
Assessment in Forensic Medicine:
ORAL EXAMINATION (Structured).
- There will be separate Answer Script for
- Pass marks 60 % in each of theoretical, oral and
Prerequisite for 2nd Professional Examination:
- A Student must pass all term exam before appearing 2nd professional
- Class attendance must be 75 %