Forensic Medicine

The Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, JIPMER, Karaikal has started functioning since June 2017. The faculties have been involved in teaching Forensic Medicine & Toxicology and imparting medico-legal knowledge to the Undergraduate students. The department is at its budding stage. The faculties are striving together with a vision of developing a modernized mortuary complex, a well-equipped research laboratory and establishing a Clinical Forensic Medicine Unit to benefit the population of Karaikal and nearby districts of Tamilnadu.


  • Teaching Forensic Medicine to undergraduate students and training them to undertake Medico legal works in future. The students are being taught regularly through online platform in COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Academic curriculum of undergraduates training: Theory & Practical aspects of Medical Jurisprudence, Forensic Pathology, Clinical Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science , Forensic Toxicology.


Official email id:

Dr. Kumaran M : kumaranm[dot]kkl[at]jipmer[dot]edu[dot]in

Dr.Shivakumar P : shivakumarp[dot]kkl[at]jipmer[dot]edu[dot]in

Department email : forensicmedicine[dot]kkl[at]jipmer[dot]edu[dot]in | fmtjipmerkkl[at]gmail[dot]com.


Future Plans:

To establish

  • Modern Mortuary complex
  • Clinical Forensic medicine and other Medico legal services
  • Poison information centre
  • Well equipped Research laboratory
Last Updated :18-Dec-2020