Important Abbreviation of Forensic Science

AcronymFull Forms

BARC

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

CBI

Central Bureau of Investigation

CCSR

Collective Corporate Social Responsibility

CDFD

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics 

CE

Continuing Education

CEL

Chemical Examiner’s Laboratory

CENOFO

Centre for Novel Forensics

CFPB

Central Finger Print Bureau

CFPDP

Continuing Forensic Professional Development Programme

CFSL

Central Forensic Science Laboratory

CPDP

Continuing Professional Development Programme

CRAIG

Crazy Ideas Grant

DDFT

Disaster Death Forensic Team

DEFOSER

Department of Forensic Service

DFS

Directorate of Forensic Science

DIFOSER

Directorate of Forensic Service

DNA

Deoxyribonucleic Acid

DRDO

Defence Research & Development Organization

DST

Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology

EMR

Extramural Research

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FCS

Flexible Complementing Scheme (in situ promotion)

FM

Forensic Medicine

FOCI

Forensic Council of India

FOSHCOM

Forensic Stake Holders Consultative Committee

FOSIDOC

Forensic Service Information and Documentation Centre

FPB

Finger Print Bureau

FS

Forensic Science

FSL

Forensic Science Laboratory

GEQD

Government Examiner of Questioned Documents

GLP

Good Laboratory Practice

GoI

Government of India

HQ

Headquarters

HRRP

Human Resource Recruitment and Progression

IB

Intelligence Bureau

IBIS

Integrated Ballistic Information System

IFOSIB

Indian Forensic Service Improvement Board

IFOSIG

Indian Forensic Service Improvement Grant

IMR

Intramural Research

IMS

Information Management System

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

JRF

Junior Research Fellow (ship)

LIMS

Laboratory Information Management System

MAC

Multi Agency Centre (under IB)

MFSL

Mobile Forensic Science Laboratory

MHA

Ministry of Home Affairs

MoHFW

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

NAA Unit

Neutron Activation Analysis Unit

NABL

National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories

NatGrid

National Intelligence Grid

NCRB

National Crime Records Bureau

NCTC

National Counter – Terrorism Council

NFSO

National Forensic (Science /) Service Organization

NIA

National Investigation Agency

NICFS / LNJN NICFS

(Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan) National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

USA NPA / SVP NPA

(Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel) National Police Academy

NSG

National Security Guard

PAC

Programme Advisory Committee

PDP

Professional Development Programme

POP

Policy Panel

PPP

Public Private Partnership

PT

Proficiency Testing

R&D

Research and Development

RAREFA

Rapid Response Forensic Authority

RELIF

Reserve List of Forensic professionals

RFSL

Regional Forensic Science Laboratory

SACC

Scientific Advisory  Committee to the Cabinet

SAC-PM

Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister

SFSL

State Forensic Science Laboratory

SOC

Scene of Crime

SPV

Special Purpose Vehicle

STF

Scientific Task Force

TBRL

Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory