About the Institute

The Institute was renamed as National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science (NICFS) in 1991 and again renamed after Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan in 2003. In 43 years of its existence, the Institute has made significant headway in the areas of training of criminal justice functionaries and others, as well as research in applied aspects of the twin subjects.

Since 2004, the Institute has been offering M.A./M.Sc. degree courses in Criminology and Forensic Science, which are open to general public.

Our Recent Publications

A Forensic Guide for Crime Investigators : Standard Operating Procedures
The Indian Journal of Criminology & Criminalistics - Jan-June 2015
Innovative Ideas and Technologies adopted by NICFS

About Our Director
Nasir Kamal
Nasir Kamal, I.P.S.,

Shri Nasir Kamal is an IPS officer of 1986 Batch borne on the Uttar Pradesh Cadre. He has held a number of important assignments in the State of Uttar Pradesh. Shri Kamal has also served in Govt. of India on deputation in various capacities. He has served in BPR&D, NCRB and BSF in staff as well as field assignments. His wide ranging experience in the fields of law enforcement, anti-corruption investigation, border security management and human resource management is widely recognized read more…

LNJN National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science

The National Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science was set up in January 1972 as a comprehensive facility for teaching, training, research and consultancy in the fields of Criminology & Forensic Science to meet the ground level requirements of the Criminal Justice Administration of the country. The Institute functions under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India as an attached office.