Criminology is a subset of sociology (a core social science discipline) and includes the scientific study of crime and criminal behaviour, including its disclosure, causes, legal aspects, control, and most importantly, rehabilitation.
What can I do (Roles Available) ?
Crime Scene Analyst
Crime Laboratory Analyst
Crime Intelligence Analyst
Community Corrections Coordinator
Where can I work?
Indian Police Service
Standard Chartered Bank
Independent Criminology Consultant
New field with a progressive career
Huge impact on the society
Low starting salary
Low work-life balance
Key Skills Required
Good observation skills
Attention to detail
Problem solving ability
What Should I study ?
Class XII in any stream; Graduation in any discipline; MA (Criminology & Justice).
Class XII in Arts stream; BA (Psychology); MA (Criminology & Police Administration)/PG Diploma in Criminology.
Class XII in Science stream; B.Sc (Forensic Science); M.Sc (Criminology).