The Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) is the only world’s first dedicated University to Forensic and allied Sciences. It was founded by the Government of Gujarat through passed an act by the Gujarat Legislative Assembly dated 30th September 2008 with the objective of execute the acute shortage in against increasing the demand of forensic experts across the country and around the world. Evidently, the University being functional from July 2009 and onwards with diversified courses, scientific programs, and training modules. The GFS University was renowned by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as a State University under section 22 of UGC Act, 1956 to honour degrees in May 2011. It is situated in the green city of Gandhinagar which is the capital city of Gujarat state, a vibrant state, industrious, safe, eco-friendly and business-friendly state of the Indian sub-continent.
The University runs an analogous association with the Directorate of Forensic Science (DFS)-Gujarat State, to offer hands-on training pertaining to diverse areas of forensic psychology, forensic science, research, and development. DFS Gujarat is a state of the art, NABL accredited, ISO-IEC 17025:2005 certified laboratory, maintaining international standards in terms of infrastructural amenities, experts and technology for Forensic analysis.