The department of Forensic Medicine is situated on the third floor, east wing of the medical 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) in various forensic aspects in the field of medicine to make the students competent enough to handle all the medico-legal issues in their medical practice.

HOD Profile:

Prof.Dr.Rajendrakumar.N.Kagne did his under-graduation in Swami Ramanand Teerth Rural Medical College in the year 1990. He completed his Post-graduation (MD) in 1994from the Goverment Medical College, Aurangabad.

He worked as lecturer in GMC, Aurangabad & GMC, Nanded from 1995 to 2001 for 7 years. He then got promoted as associate professor at GMC, Nanded, where he worked till 2003 then joined in SVNGC, Yawatmal 2003 to 2004, later worked in GMC, Aurangabad from 2004 to 2007. In the year 2007 he joined Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College as Professor and Head of the Department. Since then he is serving as Professor & Head of the Department in the college. He is also holding the post of Dean (Academic) from 2016 onwards.

He is interested in academics and ethics. He is the head of the ethics committee of the college and various other committees. He is member of various selection committee in various other colleges like JIPMER. He has organized many CME’s, Workshops and Guest Lectures for a diverse group of people including police, lawyers and doctors.

Sl. No. Name of the Faculty Designation
1 Dr. R.N. Kagne Professor
3 Dr.R. Ganesh Assistant Professor
4 Dr. R. Shreen Tutor
5 Dr. R.Ramasamy Tutor
  • Department Infra-structure: 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 faculties.
  • Department Museum: 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 of forensic importance.
  • Practical halls & Library: 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.
  • Department Motuary: The department has a separate mortuary block towards the south side of the hospital building. It is well maintained & equipped with autopsy room and cold storage. 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.

Undergraduate Training

III & IV Semester Schedule Timings
Thursday of every week Theory class 08:30 am – 09:30 am
Saturday of II and IV week Theory class 02:00 pm – 03:00 pm
Tuesday of every week Practical class (A Batch) 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Wednesday of every week Practical class (B Batch) 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
4th Friday of every month IA Exam 08:45am – 10:15 am
V Semester Schedule Timings
Tuesday of every week Tutorial class (A Batch) 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Wednesday of every week Tutorial class (B Batch) 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
2nd& 4th Monday of every month IA Exam 08:45am – 10:45 am

Postgraduate Training:

Teaching schedule

Weekly Schedule Activity Timings
Monday of every week Seminar 08:30 am – 10:30 am
Wednesday of every week Journal Club 08:30 am – 10:30 am
Friday of every week Case Discussion 08:30 am – 10:30 am
4th Friday of every month IA Exam 08:45am – 10:15 am

Articles published from the department

  • Ananda Reddy, Sengottuvel P, Balaraman R,Strategic analysis of electrocution fatalities in rural south india observed in a year. Int J Cur Res 2014;6(17):9-12
  • Ananda Reddy, Balaraman R, Sengottuvel P, Accidental electrocution fatalities in Puducherry: A 3-year retrospective study.Int J of Medical Science and public health 2015;4(1):48-52
  • Naveen N, Madhuvardhana T, Arun M, Balakrishna Rao A J, Kagne R N. Profile of suicidal poisoning in puducherry area.Int J of recent trends in science and technology 2015;(14)1:76-79
  • Naveen N, Madhuvardhana T, Arun M, Balakrishna Rao A J, Kagne R N. Profile of Road Traffic Accident cases in a Tertiary care Hospital. Int J of recent trends in science and technology 2015;(14)1:63-67
Name of the Post graduate Year University exam medal
Dr. T. Madhu Vardhana 2012-2015 Gold medal
Dr. P. Sengottuvel 2013-2016 Gold medal

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