Dept of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, GHMCT

      The Dept. of FMT is located in the first floor of the main building adjacent to the Dept of Physiology & Biochemistry.

      There is a H. O. D. Room cum staff room for the teaching staff.

      A separate room for Dept. Museum cum Lab is also provided with.              

      We have audiovisual aids for teaching.

      The course of study under this dept extends over a period of one year during 2nd  BHMS.

      Theory includes study of Forensic medicine containing Medical ethics, legal procedures, injuries etc and related Acts& laws in the corresponding topics and Toxicology including the study of various poisons.  Also examination and writing of Medico-legal certificates.

      Practical/Demonstrations: Specimens of medico-legal importance.  Identification of wet & dry specimens, charts & models, photographs & slides, bones, weapons and poisons.

      The Department library has a good collection of Books in Forensic medicine and also in various other medical and homeopathic subjects.  Also we have a small collection of law books.

       The students during their 2nd year of study are sent for seeing post-mortem examination at Medical College, Trivandrum.  They are also send to the District court and to the Finger Print Bureau Tvm  for study purpose.

During internship the junior doctors are given 5 days training in the forensic department to get themselves more familiarised with the subject.

Staff details

Teaching staff


      Vacant since July 2018.


      Dr. Bindu Pereira S.

      Qualification:  BHMS, M D (Hom)

      Mobile No.  9447013721

      E mail id: 

3.Lecturer/ Professor

     Dr. Uma V

     Qualification:  BHMS, M D (Hom)

      Mobile No. 9496202376

     E mail id:

Lab attender

     Samson John

     Mobile No.  9495869414.