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About School of Behavioural Science

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School of Behavioural Sciences (SBS) at National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) conducts academic programmes [M Phil in Clinical Psychology (RCI recognised), MPhil in Forensic Psychology, MA in Criminology, MSc in Forensic/ Clinical/ Neuropsychology, PG Diploma in Cyberpsychology and PhD] and research in sub-specialities of Behavioural Sciences. It imparts training and consultation to Law Enforcement Agencies. It also collaborates with the Central Forensic Sciences Laboratories (CFLs). With its ‘state of the art’ equipment [3 x Brain Electrical Oscillation Signature (BEOS) Profiling, Suspect Detection System (SDS), Eye Tracker, Polygraph, 128- & 64- Channel Electrophysiological Recorders and Analyzer, functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS), Layered Voice Analysis (LVA) Brain Function Therapy (BFT), Neurofeedback and more than 250 Test Batteries, SBS offers an ideal facility for the training of Masters’ students and PhD scholars.

Buddha Psychological Centre (BPC) at School of Behavioural Sciences (SBS) offers diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services to mentally challenged individuals and offenders in both civil and criminal cases on outdoor basis. This is a very challenging social program which needs expansion. The BPC has also been recognized by the Government of Gujarat as ‘Centre for assessment of Learning Disabilities in Children’.

SBS collaborates and affiliates with the Directorate of Forensic Sciences (DFS) like a Medical Collegeto its Hospital. Students of Forensic Psychology and Criminology Courses intern at DFS to have a ‘hands-on’ experience with real-life criminal cases. During these attachments, students learn all aspects of criminal investigation. They are especially tutored in Pre-test Interview, Mental-Status Examination, Personality Tests, Neuropsychological Assessment, Forensic Statement Analysis and Detection of Deception.