The department of Forensic Medicine is situated on the third floor, east wing of the college building with adequate space as per MCI norms. The department is currently providing training for the undergraduate students (III, IV and V semesters of II MBBS) and Postgraduate students (yearly 4 seats were sanctioned by MCI and Pondicherry University) for solving various medi colegal issues
The department has modern amenities with well-planned, spacious and furnished faculty rooms. The departmental office is equipped with computers and broadband internet facility. The Wi-Fi internet facility is also available for laptops, tablets & mobile for the entire faculty and PG students.
Museum is one of the well planned and furnished sections in the department. It contains good collection of wet specimens mounted in glass jars. The catalogues arranged along with specimens are available to students for self-learning. Museum also contains huge collection of poisons, weapons, skeletal remains. Poisons & weapons are displayed in glass cupboards. The corridor of the department is filled with informative charts and photographs.
The practical hall is spacious and contains all the necessary materials for practical learning. The department research laboratory is well equipped with facilities for academic research activities. The departmental library cum seminar room contains good collection of books to update and for reference. There are two demo rooms with OHP, LCD projectors. Each demo room can accommodate comfortably about 75 students. It is well maintained & equipments with autopsy room and cold storage.
The department has a separate mortuary block towards the south side of the hospital building. The autopsy room is provided with two dissection tables with a well-equipped organ dissecting table and electric saw. The autopsy room has open gallery for students to observe the procedure. There are four cold storage units with (4+4+2+2) cabinets for preserving 12 dead bodies at a time.