Certificate Course in Questioned Documents

– Comprehensive Knowledge and Practical Skills:
– Identification, collection, and preservation of biological evidence (blood, saliva, semen, etc.).
– Techniques and methodologies in forensic serology.

– Advanced DNA Analysis Techniques:
– DNA profiling (STR analysis, mitochondrial DNA, next-generation sequencing).
– Use of DNA databases and CODIS.

– Bloodstain Pattern Analysis:
– Physics of bloodstain patterns (spatter, transfers, etc.).
– Crime scene reconstruction based on bloodstain evidence.

– Serological Testing and Interpretation:
– Presumptive and confirmatory tests for blood, semen, and saliva.
– Immunological principles behind serological testing.

– Legal and Ethical Aspects:
– Legal framework for forensic biological evidence in investigations and court.
– Ethical considerations, emphasizing integrity and professionalism.

– Career Prospects and Certification:
– Enhance career prospects in law enforcement, forensic labs, legal practice, and research.
– Receive a recognized Certificate of Completion.

  • Week 1: Introduction and nature of questioned documents (Quiz 1)
  • Week 2: Principles of handwriting examination, master pattern and natural variations (Quiz 2)
  • Week 3: Questioned document examination: class and individual characteristics (Quiz 3)
  • Week 4: Alteration in documents: erasures, obliteration and their examination (Quiz 4)
  • Week 5: Forgery and disguise and Forensic signature verification for forgery identification Examination of currency notes (Quiz 5)
  • Final Exam
Duration Mode Fee
1 Month Online 2000 INR
Offline 5000 INR

Course Coordinator

Arpita Sharma


Vani Gupta