Criminology Career Scope, Eligibility and Job Prospects



Duration:3 years, Eligibility: You need to have completed your 10+2, Profiles: Counsellor (Rs 10,000/- to Rs 15,000/- as a fresher) Criminologist, Researcher, Human Rights officer, Project officer


The study of crime on the individual or social level is known as Criminology. Comprises studying various forms of crime, reasons for incidence of crime and its consequences.

Course overview: Your area of study is multifaceted, covering causes, prevention, statistics and penology of crime. You will also try to understand criminal behavior and the sociology of law. An in depth and evaluative understanding of criminal justice agencies must be developed along with knowledge about criminal law.

Job opportunities: You can work inn public, private and social welfare departments. You can work in NGOs, research organizations, private security and detective agencies as well as human rights. Finding prospects abroad after completing your degree is also very high. The salary varies depending on your area of work.