Forensic Medicine department at GMC, Nagpur has to cater bulk of medico-legal work including postmortem and ante-mortem work. The cases of medico-legal work of two third of Nagpur jurisdiction area are brought to our department. The department has to provide medico-legal opinions in cases referred from adjoining districts of Maharashtra, Madhya-Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Department of Forensic Medicine, Government Medical College is also involved in undergraduate teaching of second MBBS students and also postgraduate teaching.

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  1. Medico-legal study of hanging deaths. International journal of scientific research. April 2016, vol 5 issue 4. Pg no. 472-74
  2. Medico-legal study of drowning deaths.  Journal of research in forensic medicine and toxicology. Vol 2, issue 1, Jan-Jnne 2016. Pg 1-4
  3. Pattern of railway fatalities in western vidarbha region of India. Indian journal of forensic medicine and toxicology. July – Dec 2014. Vol 8, no. 2. Pg 77-80
  4. A study of correlation of time since death with vitreous potassium and sodium potassium ratio. Medico-legal update.
  5. Injuries over neck in hanging deaths and its relation with ligature material: Is it vital?  J Forensic and Leg Med., 2014; 22: 80-3.
  6. Histopathological examination in routine medicolegal autopsy: 3-years retrospective analysis. J IndAcadForensic Med., 2016; 38 (4):433-6.
  7. Fingerprint pattern in myocardial infarction: Does the fate of heart lie in fingertips? J. Forensic Med and Toxicol. 2014; 31(2): 45-9.
  8. Case-Based Learning: Study of an educational tool for active and meaningful learning in Forensic Medicine. J Indian Acad Forensic Med. April - June 2016, Vol. 38, No. 2.Pg no 221-224.
  9. Competency Based Postgraduate Medical Education inForensic Medicine: A Pilot Study. J Indian Acad Forensic Med. July - September 2016, Vol. 38, No. 3.Pg no. 295-298.
  10. Characteristic features of hanging: A study in rural district of Maharashtra, central India. J Forensic Sci. 2015; 60(5): 2016-23.
  11. Whiter before blossom: Fetal death – 5 year retrospective study J. Forensic Med and Toxicol., 2014; 31(1): 39-41.


  1. The study of pathological conditions in thoracic cavity in medico-legal autopsy cases
  2. Pattern of abdomino-pelvic injuries in central Indian population: An autopsy study
  3. Pattern of cranio-cerebral and thoracic injuries in central Indian population : An autopsy study
  4. Study of sudden cardiac death with special reference to histopathological findings and cardiac markers
  5. The study of pattern of unnatural death in females in central India
  6. Medicolegal study of skull fracture - an autopsy based study in central India region



  • The department of Forensic Medicine, Government Medical College, Nagpur had organised workshop for Medical officers in Vidarbha region in 2013 - " Medical Officers Training Programme in Medico-Legal Cases". In this workshop the medical officers were trained in conducting postmortems in various medico-legal cases and performing examination in various antemortem cases. They were also trained in forwarding various exhibits collected from the medico-legal cases to forensic laboratory. Additionally, the live demonstration of autopsy and dissection was also shown to them.
  • The faculties from the department of Forensic Medicine, Government Medical College, Nagpur have participated in various state and national level conferences organised by various associations of Forensic Medicine faculties.

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  • The students of fourth term second MBBS are hereby informed that the result of second internal exam is displayed on the departmental notice board. The students are required to sign the result sheet at the earliest. The copy of result sheet is available for students at the department office.