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Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GaFSU)
is a state university in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is the first university in the world solely
dedicated to forensic and investigative science. It was created by Act 17 passed in the Gujarat
Legislative Assembly on 30 September 2008.==Courses==
The university has the Institute of Forensic Science, Institute Research & Development
and Institute of Behavioral Science attached to it, with the Institute of Medico-legal
Science and Institute of Technology and Management being launched in 2011.In 2014, the university
collaborated with Hyderabad-based eSF Labs to start a Master of Technology course in
cyber security and incident response. On 14 December 2015, it entered into an association
with Indian Police Foundation and Institute, New Delhi.==Campus==
In 2011, it was reported that GFSU would get a campus that would be developed on 50,000
square metres (540,000 sq ft) of land.Now it has a campus with every facility (a small
pool).==Conference==
In March 2015, the university hosted an International Conference on Cyber Security, with an aim
to convene the best minds in cyber security under one roof.==Placements==
University has a satisfactory placement record across its various streams. Stream with highest placements is M.Tech in
Cyber Security under Institute of Forensic Sciences. Following firms have visited and selected
students for internship as well as jobs: Deloitte India
PwC India Ernst & Young
Paladion Networks Vedanta
Sophos Qualcomm
Colgate.==Controversy==
GFSU has faced multiple court petitions and appeals due to various governance issues. 1. Admission procedure petition [Link]
2. Faculty adequacy issue [Link]==See also==
Central Forensic Science Laboratory National Institute of Criminology & Forensic
Science Institute of Forensic Science, Mumbai