Forensic medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with medico legal aspects of health sciences, components of toxicology and ethics.
Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology at M.V.J
The department is well equipped for undergraduate training.
The Museum of the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology has a rare collection of photographs and exhibits. These include weapons, poisons, wet specimens, toxicological specimens, skeletons, bones, etc. All photographs and exhibits are neatly catalogued.
The department has a Mortuary in the Hospital campus. Medico-legal Post Mortems are conducted here and the autopsies can be witnessed by students from the Gallery. A separate cold storage facility is also available for the cadavers.