Dr. Sumit Kumar Choudhary

Dean & Asst. Professor
Ph.D. in Forensic & Behavioural Sciences , M. Sc. Forensic Science (Gold Medalist),B. Sc. (Botany Hons.)

Phone No. – 079-68126800, Ext: 301

Email – sumit.choudhary@rsu.ac.in

Research Area – Questioned Documents, Forensic Physical & Biological Sciences.

About Dr. Sumit Kumar Choudhary

Dr. Sumit Kumar Choudhary is an established academician, researcher, author, editor, consultant and influential thought leader in Forensic Science discipline. He is a Gold Medallist in Forensic Science from National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi and holds a Ph.D. degree in Forensic & Behavioural Science and boasts of a highly decorated academic profile. His Professional experience of a decade involves his association with the first forensic science university in the world in capacity of a UGC Research Fellow which was followed by his appointment as the first faculty member in the first police university of India, Raksha Shakti University. He has been instrumental in the growth story of Raksha Shakti University by serving in various capacities such as Academic Head of the university, University Vigilance Officer, Member of Board of Governors, Academic Council, Finance Committee, Programme Coordinators to name a few. He went on to become one of the youngest officiating Registrar of the university at the age of twenty nine years and held the office for more than three years.

Dr. Sumit has led the expansion of academics & Executive Development Programmes at RSU, particularly in the field of forensics and has been accredited with his prominent role in developing the Department of Forensic Science at RSU as HoD, which has today developed into School of Forensic Science & Risk Management. He is presently serving as the founder and incumbent Dean of the School. He is also serving as Dean of Executive Development Centre at RSU.

He is actively involved in Teaching, Training, Research & Forensic case consultancy. He is a sought-after speaker and faculty on a range of forensic subjects. He has been delivering lectures to serving Police Officers, Judges, Private security officers and students of Indian and renowned foreign universities. He has Organized, attended, chaired, convened a number of conferences, seminars, workshops of National & International level and has presented a number of Research papers and addressed scientific and technical sessions in such conferences and Seminars.  He is Managing Editor of ‘International Research Journal on Police Science’, Scilla Journal of Forensic Science and ‘Kavach’ Magazine. He is founder chair of FIRST Dialogue, a forensic ideation forum and Principal Investigator of more than 3 research projects at present. He is Life Member of The Indian Science Congress Association, of Forensic Science Development Society, The Indian Society of Criminology & Indian Criminology and Forensic Science Association. He has to his credit more than 20 high impact research publications and is currently guiding many research scholars for their Doctorate, M.Phil. and Master’s Degree. His area of research interest touches emerging forensic areas primarily encompassing but not limited to forensic physical sciences and forensic biological sciences.

Educational Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Forensic & Behavioural Sciences for Doctoral Research work titled “Identification and characterization of type of tremors in handwriting and expert opinion thereon” from Institute of Research & Development, Raksha Shakti University.
  • M. Sc. Forensic Science (Gold Medalist); Completed 2 year (2007-09) full-time M.Sc programme from LNJN NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY AND FORENSIC SCIENCE, MHA, New Delhi with 82.57% marks. .
  • B. Sc. (Botany Hons.); Completed 3 year full-time (2004–07) B.Sc programme with subjects- Botany, Zoology and Chemistry from Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi with 71.3% marks
Additional Qualifications
  • Completed Certificate in system management from Edusoft Research and Training Centre, Noida with B+ grade in 2008.
  • PG Diploma in Criminology and Police Administration from Madurai Kamraj University (DDE) with 59 % marks in 2011.
  • Successfully completed one-month Orientation Programme for Assistant Professors from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2012.
  • Completed Certificate Course in Gujarati Language from Gujarat Vidyapeeth University, Ahmedabad with 96 % marks in 2012.
  • Completed Advance Course in Gujarati Language from Gujarat Vidyapeeth University, Ahmedabad with 92 % marks in 2013.
  • Completed CCC+ course from Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration, Ahmedabad in 2013.
  • Completed Certificate Course on India’s Contemporary Security Challenges from Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar in February, 2016.
  • Completed a five week course on “Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination” from West Virginia University of United States through Coursera. Org with 85.7 % marks in June-July, 2016.
  • Completed a five week course on “How to Write & Publish a Scientific Paper” from École Polytechnique, France through Coursera.org with 92.7 % marks in October, 2016.
  • Successfully completed Two Weeks Refresher Programme in Environmental Studies (Interdisciplinary) with A-Grade from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi from15th July 2019 to 26th July 2019.
  • Successfully Completed Certificate Course in Forensic Entrepreneurship from Raksha Shakti University, Gandhinagar in November, 2019.
  • More than 8.5 years of work experience as Assistant Professor of Forensic Science, Raksha Shakti University since October 05, 2011. Dean & Head of School of Forensic Science & Risk management for more than 4 years since its inception in April 2016.
  • More than 2 years and 1 month research experience as UGC JRF in Institute of Forensic Science, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University between August 17, 2009 and October 04, 2011 on the project entitled as “Study of STR polymorphism and allelic frequencies in the Mer community of Gujarat state, India”. Also delivered lectures to M.Sc. students at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University on various subjects in these 2 year 1 month.
Positions Held at Raksha Shakti University
  • Academic Head of RSU from 22nd March 2012 to 12th July 2013.
  • Have Served as In-charge Registrar of Raksha Shakti University on two occasions for a cumulative tenure of more than 3 years. First tenure was from 15th June 2015 to 30th April, 2016 for 11 months and second tenure was from 27th December, 2016 to 22nd March 2019 for 2 years and 3 months.
  • I/c University Engineer of RSU from 15th June 2015 to 30th June 2015.
  • Dean/ Head of the Department (Forensic Science) from 03/05/2016 to till date.
  • Ex-Officio Member of Board of Governors of Raksha Shakti University from 15th June 2015 to 30th April 2016 and 28th December 2016 to 22nd March, 2019.
  • Member of the Academic Council of the Raksha Shakti University since 24/11/2011.
  • Member of the Finance Committee of the Raksha Shakti University from 31st March 2012 to July 2015.
  • Ex-Officio Member Secretary of Finance committee from 28th December 2016 to 22nd March, 2019.
  • Ex-Officio Member Secretary of Building & Works Committee till 22nd March, 2019.
  • First Member secretary of RSU Fellowship Advisory Committee & Screening Committee from 30/11/2011 to December 2012. RSU fellowship is given for promoting research in Police Science including Forensic Science.
  • Member of the Committee set up for framing RSU Academic & Administrative Regulations.
  • Have been the University Nodal Officer in Higher Education Commission & Knowledge consortium of Gujarat for AISHE from 2011 to 10/03/2015.
  • Chairman of Institutional Anti-Ragging Committee and Member of University Anti-Ragging Committee since 3rd December 2012 to June 2019.
  • Member of Examination Committee since 10/02/2014.
  • Member of Examination Discipline Committee from 10/02/2014 to 22nd March, 2019.
  • Head of “Extension Activity Cell” of Raksha Shakti University from 12/07/2013 to 18/09/2017.
  • Member Secretary of University “Institutional Ethics Committee” since 24/02/2014.
  • Member of RSU Internal Complaints Committee from 19/08/2015 to 24/04/2018.
  • Member of Innovation Cell of RSU for bringing about new innovations in higher education at the university from 01/06/2016 to till date.
  • Vigilance officer of RSU from 05/06/2017 to 22nd March, 2019.
  • Chairman of Anti- discrimination Committee for SC/ ST students and staffs from 19/06/2017 to 22nd March, 2019.
  • RSU Liaison Officer for Gujarat Legislative Assembly for all sessions since June 2015 till 22nd March, 2019.
  • Member of University Regulations Committee for drafting the RSU Academic & Administrative Regulations.
  • Have Coordinated and executed MoU with number of foreign and national universities/ Institutions.
  • Member of RSU Advisory Board till 22nd March, 2019.
  • Member of Ph.D. Admission Committee.
  • Have served as course coordinators for various academic & research programmes such as DIPS, BASM, M.A. Criminology, PG Diploma in Industrial Security, M.Phil and Ph.D programmes.
  • Member of Technical & Commercial scrutiny committee of equipments purchase at RSU.
  • Member of University level Departmental purchase Committee of RSU till 22nd March, 2019.
  • I/c Assistant Registrar (Academics & Exam) from 15/08/2013 to 17/08/2013.
  • Nodal officer of RSU for Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015.
  • Member of Research & Development Committee of RSU since year 2017.
  • Member of university NIRF committee since 08/12/2016.
  • Public Information Officer of RSU as per provisions of RTI Act from 14/10/2015 to 30/04/2016.
  • Appellate Officer of RSU as per provisions of RTI Act since 28/12/2016 to 22nd March, 2019.
  • Chairman of Independence Day & Republic Day Event Organizing Committee for many years.
  • Member of syllabus drafting committee of Diploma in Police Science Programme (DIPS) of RSU.
  • Member of syllabus drafting committee of PG Diploma in Police Science Programme (PGDIPS) of RSU.
  • Prepared the syllabus and course guidelines for the Crime Scene Management course for in service police persons at RSU.
  • Prepared the syllabus of PG Diploma in Forensic Science of RSU.
  • Prepared the syllabus of PG certificate in Forensic Science for correspondence course at RSU.
  • Member of Syllabus Review Committee for MA Criminology programme of RSU.
  • Member of syllabus drafting committee for PG Diploma in Prosecution programme for RSU.
  • Prepared the syllabus of “Police Photography: Preventive & Investigative Photography Course for in-service personnel at RSU.
  • Member of syllabus drafting committee for B.A. in Security management Programme (English & Gujarati) for RSU.
  • Member of syllabus drafting committee for PG Diploma in Industrial Security programme for RSU.
  • Prepared syllabus of one-month Certificate Course in Preventive & Investigative Photography for RSU.
  • Member of syllabus drafting committee for M.A. in Police Administration programme for RSU.
  • Chairman of Syllabus committee for Two-Months Pre-service training of Class III Employees of RSU.
  • Member of Syllabus Drafting Committee of M.Sc. in Forensic Science Programme for RSU.
  • Member of Syllabus Drafting Committee of M.Phil. in Forensic Science Programme for RSU
  • Member of Syllabus Drafting Committee of Ph.D. Programme for RSU.
  • Member of Syllabus Drafting Committee of Masters Programme in Forensic Psychology.
  • Member of Syllabus Drafting Committee of Masters Programme in Forensic Accounting & Financial investigations.
  • Qualified UGC-NET examination and Awarded Junior Research Fellowship in December 2008. First Person from LNJN NICFS to get this fellowship.
  • Awarded Gold medal by Smt. Sheela Dixit, Honorable Chief Minister of Delhi, for being University topper in M. Sc. Forensic Science course (2007-2009).
  • Honoured by Ex-chief Justice, Supreme Court of India, Justice P. N. Bhagwati patronized “Bhartiya Sathi Sangathan” as “University Alankar Award” for meritorious performance in Forensic Science in April, 2011.
  • First Faculty of Raksha Shakti University, the First internal Security/ Police University of India.
  • Received an Appreciation Letter from Hon. Director General, RSU for successfully organizing the Crime Scene Management Course for Police Officers in the capacity of Course Director and Educator.
  • Received Appreciation Certificate from RSU for work as Chairman of the Organizing Committee for Annual Sports Week – 2016.
  • Successfully organized the 2nd Convocation as Co-Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Raksha Shakti University in 2016. Hon. Governorshri, Gujarat State was the Chief Guest in March, 2016.
  • Accompanied Hon. Director General, RSU in 2- member delegation to Ranchi for presentation and discussion with Hon. Chief Minister of Jharkhand and the Senior State Beaurocracy for starting Jharkhand Raksha Shakti University in May, 2016.
  • Convenor of Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Permanent campus of Raksha Shakti University, Lavad, laid by Hon. Chief Minister of Gujarat on 22nd July 2016.
  • Received Appreciation Certificate from RSU for work as Chairman of the Organizing Committee for Annual Sports Week – 2017.
  • Received Appreciation Certificate from RSU for work as Chairman of the Organizing Committee for RSU Cultural event – “Malhaar 2017”.
  • Successfully organized 3rd Convocation of RSU as Co-Chairman of the Organizing Committee. Hon. Chief Minister, Shri Vijay Rupani Ji was Chief Guest and Hon. LG of Puducherry, Dr. Kiran Bedi Ji was the Guest of Honour in July, 2017.
  • Accompanied Hon. Director General, RSU for presentation and discussion with Hon. Chief Minister of Gujarat about futuristic proposals drafted by RSU to bring about systemic improvements in Policing in 2017.
  • Delivered Presentation on RSU and template of National Police University to Members of National Task Force (MHA), New Delhi.
  • Part of the RSU delegation which visited universities of UK and delivered a presentation at Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, University College London, UK on 8th September, 2017.
  • Received Two Letters of Appreciation from CMO to Hon. Governorshri, Gujarat state Raj Bhavan for contribution in organization of blood donation camp dated 9th August 2017 and 9th February 2018.
  • Member of the committee chaired by Dr. Kiran Bedi, Hon. LG, Puducherry which prepared & submitted report on “Rashtriya Raksha Shakti University” to Hon. Prime Minister, Hon. Chief Minister, Gujarat and Hon. Governorshri of Gujarat.
  • Participated as a Member in the BPR&D National Level Committee for “Development of SOP for Crime Scene Photography & Videography” constituted under the directives of Hon. Supreme Court. Was nominated as the Head of the Technical Committee and gave the invited presentation on Technical aspects of SOP in June 2018.
  • Credited with the Establishment of Forensic Science Laboratory at Raksha Shakti University. As HoD of Forensic Science, prepared the proposal for equipments and tools and submitted to Home Department. Got approval of more than Rs. 4.5 crores for Forensic Science Department and an overall sanction of about Rs. 5.83 crores for RSU under New Items Head.
  • Member/ Chairman of more than 50 interview panels for recruitment of various Teaching and non-teaching staffs at various universities & institutions, etc.
  • Have chaired the committees inspecting the labs: (i) CEARCH (a lab on Toxicology) and (ii) Supratech Micropath Lab. Both the labs were evaluated and granted recognition as research centre of RSU.
  • Paper setter and examiner for many other Universities for the subject Forensic Science and other competitive examinations for recruitment of govt. employees.
  • Nominated as a member of National Level Committee constituted for planning & implementation of NABL Accreditation of all Fingerprint Bureaus of the country.
  • Chairperson of the BPR&D appointed National Committee for development of E-Content in Forensic Science for Police Officers under E-Ustad Scheme.
  • Have won more than 25 Medals/ awards/ Prizes in various Sports at the University Level in – Banaras Hindu University, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University & Raksha Shakti University. Have consecutively won the “Sportsperson of the Year Award” for 3 years at RSU (2018, 2019 & 2020)
  • Presented paper entitled “Emerging Trends in Biometrics” at South Asian Congress of Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science and Toxicology (SAFCON) organized jointly by AIIMS & Amity University in 2008 at New Delhi.
  • Presented paper entitled “Fingerprint Detection: An insight in to efficacy of using Nanoparticles” at First International Conference on Forensic Nanotechnology, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar on 25th and 26th March, 2011.
  • Presented paper entitled “Acoustic Sensors based on Nanotube Arrays” at First International Conference on Forensic Nanotechnology, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar on 25th and 26th March, 2011.
  • Presented paper entitled “Forensic DNA Nanotechnology: Individual identification through Database Management” at First International Conference on Forensic Nanotechnology, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar on 25th and 26th March, 2011.
  • Presented Research paper entitled “Sequencing order of Printing in a built-up printed Document” at International conference on Questioned Document Examination, organized by Punjabi University, Patiala in January 2015.
  • Presented Research paper entitled “Nomenclature of firearms on victims of sex crimes: symbol of women empowerment or memoirs of past catastrophes” at 38th Annual conference of the Indian Society of Criminology, organized by M.S. University, Tamil Nadu in October 2015.
  • Presented Research paper entitled “Rape Crimes: Falling conviction rates and failing initiatives” at 38th Annual conference of the Indian Society of Criminology, organized by M.S. University, Tamil Nadu in October 2015.
  • Presented Research paper entitled “Identification of Bullet holes on Glass through Invisible Lead Splash” at INFORSECON, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar in October 2017.
  • Presented Research paper entitled “Novel Indigenous Technique of Latent Fingerprint Development Using ‘Besan’” at INFORSECON, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar in October 2017.
  • Presented Research paper entitled “Qualitative & Statistical Analysis of Handwriting Tremors through comparison of Research data and Actual Case Work” at INFORSECON, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar in October 2017.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Hate Speech: Forensic Detection Of Person, Deception & Intention” in the 40th All India Criminology Conference organized by Indian Society Of Criminology & Gujarat National Law University at Gandhinagar from 19th to 21st January, 2018.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Identification of regional belongingness of writer through examination of dialectical feature in Gujarati handwritten Documents” in the 24th All India Forensic Science Conference jointly organized by DFSS (MHA), RSU and GU at Ahmedabad from 10th to 12th February, 2018.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Threat Perception and Security Management Models for Online Financial Transactions” in the 24th All India Forensic Science Conference jointly organized by DFSS (MHA), RSU and GU at Ahmedabad from 10th to 12th February, 2018.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Reliability of Formants F1 and F2 for Identification of Speakers in case of mimicry” in the 24th All India Forensic Science Conference jointly organized by DFSS (MHA), RSU and GU at Ahmedabad from 10th to 12th February, 2018.
  • Have delivered invited expert talk at Grand Education Fair organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat at Ahmedabad in the year 2017.
  • Have delivered invited expert talk as Resource Person on the topic “Sampling Design” in the Ten-Day Research Methodology Course jointly organized by Raksha Shakti University & Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) at Ahmedabad on 26th November 2018.
  • Have delivered invited expert talk as Resource Person on the topic “Harmful Effects of Drug Abuse” in the Two-Day “Mukti – Capacity Building Workshop on Harmful effects of Drug Abuse” jointly organized by Raksha Shakti University & National Institute of Social Defense, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment at Ahmedabad on 11th and 12th March 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Development of Non-Destructive Method to reveal Friction Ridge Impressions on Evidential Documents using Cellulose Nanoparticles” in the International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Fax Forgery” in the International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Changes in the Ridge Characteristics in the people who consume Tobacco” in the International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Blood Stain Pattern Analysis: Directional Compass of Forensic Investigation” in the International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “CCTV Auditing: Emerging Trends in Forensic Science” in the International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Determination of Authenticity of Digital Photographs” in the International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “A comparative study on efficacy of STR, Mini-STR and SNP Analysis on Degraded DNA Samples” in the International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Hyper-spectral Analysis of Security Features present in New Currency Bank Notes of India” in the International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Presented Research paper titled “Application & Prospects of Cellulose nanoparticles synthesized by Ball milling method in developing Latent prints on paper surfaces” in the XX All India Conference of Directors of Fingerprint Bureaux – 2019, organized by Central Finger Print Bureau, NCRB, Ministry of home Affairs, New Delhi from 17th to 18th October, 2019.
  • Delivered lectures to the students of PG Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Management course, a joint venture of Gujarat Forensic Sciences University & Gujarat National Law University on Ballistics and DNA technology regularly for 1 year in 2010-11.
  • Delivered lectures to senior police officers from across the country in the course conducted by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University in collaboration with BPR&D regularly for 4 months in year 2010-11.
  • Gave PowerPoint presentation to the Resident Commissioner of Jharkhand, Shri U. P. Singh on structure of Police University and Raksha Shakti University at RSU.
  • Gave PowerPoint presentation to the IPS officers of Tamil Nadu on structure of Police University and Raksha Shakti University at RSU.
  • Invited as faculty member at Jodhpur Police University for delivering lectures on the subject Forensic Science to M.A. Criminology students.
  • Have delivered lectures to senior security officers of Reliance Security Company on Examination of Fraudulent Questioned Documents.
  • Prepared Concept Note and delivered Presentation on “Creation of National Police University for Police Sciences & National security” at RSU in session chaired by Hon. Director General, RSU on 30th March, 2017.
  • Prepared Concept Note and delivered Presentation on “Entry Level education-cum- training requirements for Constables & Sub- Inspectors” at RSU in session chaired by Hon. Director General, RSU on 30th March, 2017.
  • Delivered a lecture to the faculties and students of Edith Cowan University, Australia during their visit to RSU in 2016.
  • Research Paper titled “Forensic genetic analysis of the population of Gujarat with PowerPlex 21 multiplex system” in the Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series; ISSN: 1875-1768; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsigss.2019.09.065; 2017 impact factor is 5.637; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary, Pankaj Shrivastava, Aditi Mishra, Shivani Dixit & Harsh Sharma.
  • Research Paper titled “Investigation on rapidly mutating Y-STRs multiplex in Indian population: A pilot study” in the Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series; ISSN: 1875-1768; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsigss.2019.10.184; 2017 impact factor is 5.637; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary, Pankaj Shrivastava, Rashed Alghafri, Reem Almheiri, Aditi Mishra, Hamda Alfalasi, Sarah Khoory, Ruksar Damji, Ram Kishan Kumawat, Shivani Dixit, Kamlesh Kaitholia, Hirak Ranjan Dash, Veena Ben Trivedi & Divya Shrivastava
  • Research Paper titled “EMV Chip: Safeguard against ATM Frauds” in the International Medico-Legal Reporter Journal; ISSN: 2347-3525; Vol. 1 Issue 4, July Issue 2019; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary & Himanshi Srivastava.
  • Research Article entitled “Tackling Emerging Crimes through Education & Research Led Policing” published in the souvenir of 61st All India Police Duty Meet published by Tamil Nadu Police in February – March 2018; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary & Vikas Sahay.
  • Research Paper titled “Think before You Speak: Forensic Evaluation of Hate Speeches” IJSRR/72/929 in the International Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews; ISSN: 2279-0543; Vol. 7 Issue 2, April – June Issue 2018; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary, Surbhi Mathur & Rutuja Karkhanis.
  • Research Article titled “Significance of Forensic Stylistics in Fixing Authorship of Handwriting” in the Journal of Forensic Sciences & Criminal Investigations, ISSN: 2476-1311; JFSCI.MS.ID.555718 (2018); Volume – 7 Issue – 4 February 2018; DOI: 10.19080/JFSCI.2018.07.555718; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • Research Paper titled “Discrimination of Tremors in Illiterate and Fraud Handwritings” in the Journal of Forensic Sciences & Criminal Investigations, ISSN: 2476-1311; JFSCI.MS.ID.555705 (2018); Volume – 7 Issue – 1 January 2018; DOI: 10.19080/JFSCI.2018.07.555705; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • Research Paper entitled “Effect of Disguise on Fundamental Frequency of Voice” published in the Journal of Forensic Research: Open Access in Vol-7, 2016 Issue 3, ISSN – 2157-7145; doi:10.4172/2157-7145.1000327; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary, Dr. Surbhi Mathur and Dr. J. M. Vyas.
  • Research paper entitled “Application of VSC 6000/ HS in detecting subsequent Printing post authentication of Printed Documents” published in the International Research Journal on Police Science, Volume 2, Issue 1&2, December 2016; ISSN 2454 – 597X; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary, Parvesh Sharma and Preeti Shehrawat.
  • Research Paper entitled “Understanding Essential tremors: A review” published in the International journal of Research & scientific Innovation in Vol.- III May, 2016 issue V, ISSN – 2321 – 2705; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary, Dr. S. L. Vaya, Parvesh and Preeti Shehrawat.
  • Research paper entitled “Biometric recognition system: An integrated approach to dynamics of identification” published in the Indian Police Journal, BPR&D in Vol.- LXII No. 2, April-June, 2015 issue ISSN – 0537 2429; authored by Surbhi Mathur & Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • Research paper entitled “Identification and characterization of type of tremors in handwriting: A review” published in the IJLTEMAS, Volume V, Issue II, February 2016 ISSN 2278 – 2540; authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary & Dr. S. L. Vaya.
  • Research paper entitled “Speaker recognition systems & its forensic implications: A review” published in the IJLTEMAS, Volume III, Issue IV, April 2014 ISSN 2278 – 2540; authored by Surbhi Mathur, Sumit Kumar Choudhary & Dr. J. M. Vyas.
  • Research paper entitled “Examination of Block capital writings with the view to fix authorship and expert opinion thereon” published in the Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary; Impact Factor 1.393, ISSN: 2320-5083, Volume 2, Issue 5, June 2014; authored by Surbhi Mathur & Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • Research paper entitled “Examination of handwritten documents of unfamiliar scripts: A forensic viewpoint on Indian languages” published in International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural & Social sciences ISSN(E): 2321-8851; ISSN(P): 2347-4580 Vol. 2, Issue 4, Apr 2014,© Impact Journals authored by Surbhi Mathur and Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • Research paper entitled “Examination and opinion on electrostatically reproduced signatures” published in Indian journal of criminology and Criminalistics VOL. XXXI NO.2, JULY-DEC, 2010 authored by D.D.Goel, Surbhi Mathur and Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • The Article titled “Voiceprint Evidence: Identifying anonymous callers” published in 3rd edition of Kavach, a publication of Raksha Shakti University, authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • The Article titled “TELE-FORENSICTECHNOLOGY: Investigating Crime Scene from a Distance” published in 4th edition of Kavach, a publication of Raksha Shakti University, authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • The Article titled “History & Inception of Raksha Shakti University” published as cover article in the 1st edition of Kavach, a publication of Raksha Shakti University, authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • The Article on “Career in Security: Gujarat State Raksha Shakti University” in the Gujarat Rojgaar Samachar; Career Guidance Special Issue – 2018 published by Govt. of Gujarat, authored by Sumit Kumar Choudhary.
  • Course Director and Resource person to the serving Police Officers in “Course on Crime Scene Management” organized at RSU, Ahmedabad in the year 2012.
  • Course Director and Resource person to the serving Police Officers in “Course on Preventive & Investigative Photography” organized at RSU, Ahmedabad from 16/12/2013 to 20/12/2013.
  • Organized one day training programme and delivered lectures to the newly recruit judges of Gujarat State Judicial Academy on “Role of Forensic Science in modern Investigation of crimes”.
  • Organized two batches of Training Programmes for Rajasthan Police officers as HoD Forensic Science on “Preventive and Investigative Photography” course for 12-days each in the month of May-June 2018.
  • Organized the training programme on “VVIP Security” as RSU/ State Nodal Officer in collaboration with SPG, New Delhi in 2018.
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the First International Conference on Forensic Nanotechnology, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar on 25th and 26th March, 2011.
  • Coordinator of Seminar on “Establishment of Internal Security/ Police Universities in India” organized by Raksha Shakti University in April, 2012.
  • Member of Organizing Committee for the Seminar on “Cyber Crime & Cyber Law” organized by Raksha Shakti University in the year 2013.
  • Organized & Participated in the one-day workshop “Police Recruitment: Proposals for Systemic changes” for senior IPS officers & Faculties of criminology & Police Administration at RSU in November 2015.
  • Organized & participated in the one-day Panel Discussion on “Employment Opportunities for trained Criminologists” by inviting 7 senior criminologists from across the country at RSU in November 2015.
  • Co-Chairman of the Organizing committee for the seminar titled “Threats of ISIS: Global Trends, Regional Challenges” organized by Raksha Shakti University in January, 2016 at Gujarat Police Academy, Gandhinagar.
  • Member of Organizing Committee for International Seminar on “Criminal Justice System: Need for Systemic Changes” organized by RSU during July 29-30, 2016.
  • Member of Organizing Committee for One Day Legal literacy camp on “Women Security, Peace & Laws” organized by RSU women Cell in collaboration with Gujarat State Women Commission on 4th October 2016.
  • Organized One Day workshop on “Mobile Photography: Advances & Advantages” for In- service Police Personnel as Head by Dept. of Forensic Science, RSU.
  • Co-Chairman of the Organizing committee for the National seminar titled “Cyber Security & Cyber Forensics: Needs & Challenges” organized by Raksha Shakti University in March, 2017 at Gujarat Police Academy, Gandhinagar.
  • Organized one day Round Table Conference of all Training Heads of all Central Armed Police Forces of India on 23rd June, 2017 and delivered the opening lecture on Raksha Shakti University.
  • Joint Organizing Secretary of Three – days All India Forensic Science Conference on “Harnessing New Vistas in Academics & Forensic Science” organized by DFSS & RSU on 10th to 12th February, 2018.
  • Member of Souvenir Committee, Invitation Committee and Stall-cum Exhibition Committee of Three – days All India Forensic Science Conference on “Harnessing New Vistas in Academics & Forensic Science” organized by DFSS & RSU on 10th to 12th February, 2018.
  • Organized One day workshop on “Confronting the Security Challenges by Police Organisation and Problem Oriented Policing” in collaboration with Gujarat national Law University on 28th February, 2018 as RSU Coordinator.
  • Organized Training Programme series on “Investigation and Trials in Justice Delivery System” in collaboration with Gujarat national Law University and Gujarat Forensic Sciences University from April 12-14, 2018 as RSU Coordinator.
  • Co-Patron & Member of the Organizing committee for the One – Day National Seminar titled “Intellectual property Rights” organized by Raksha Shakti University on 12th May 2018.
  • Participated in South Asian Congress of Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science and Toxicology (SAFCON) organized jointly by AIIMS & Amity University in 2008 at New Delhi.
  • Attended Technical Workshop on Biometric Technologies and Application, Smart Card Expo at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi – 2008 by Electronics Today, Mumbai.
  • Successfully completed one month training at Directorate of Forensic Science (DFS) Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 23rd June 2008 – 22nd July 2008.
  • Successfully completed one month training at Government Examiner of Questioned Documents (GEQD), Hyderabad 25th February –26th March 2009.
  • Successfully completed one week training at Central Fingerprint Bureau, NCRB, New Delhi from 6th April – 13th April, 2009.
  • Successfully completed four months practical training on Advanced Instrumentation and Analytical Techniques in Forensic Biology, Serology and DNA technology at Directorate of Forensic Science (DFS), Gandhinagar, Gujarat from November 01, 2009 to February 28, 2010.
  • Participated in the two-day International conference on “Themes of Higher Education: Prospects of Gujarat” organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, at PDPU Gandhinagar on 25th and 26th November, 2010.
  • Participated in 3 days Training on “Uses of digital images in forensic investigations” organized by GFSU in association with Netherlands Forensic Institute from 16-18 February, 2011.
  • Participated in First International Conference on Forensic Nanotechnology, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar on 25th and 26th March, 2011.
  • Attended one day seminar on “Human Resource development to face internal security challenges- methods and modalities” organized by Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad, April, 2011.
  • Participated in the seminar on “Higher Education Management” organized by ORACLE & Hexaware Technologies Ltd. at Ahmedabad in 2013.
  • Participated in 2nd Forensic Psychology Day Seminar on “Forensic Psychology & Techno world” organized by GFSU on 21st January, 2013.
  • Attended the seminar on “Assessment and Remedies related to Innate Individual skills” organized by Institute of R&D, RSU in association with the Brainbow on 28/01/2014.
  • Participated and represented RSU in the First International Police Expo at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 19-20th July, 2014.
  • Participated in 3-days workshop on “Instrumentation Techniques in Forensic Science” organized by National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, MHA, New Delhi from 20-22nd August, 2014.
  • Participated in National Traffic Technology Summit 2015 organized by Gujarat Police and Confederation of Indian Industry on 2nd January 2015 at Ahmedabad.
  • Participated and represented RSU in the Second International Police Expo at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 08th – 09th May, 2015.
  • Attended seminar on “Corporate Social Responsibility” organized by United World School of Law, Gandhinagar in July 2015.
  • Participated in 1 day Training programme on “Use of Video Spectral Comparator – 6000 HS for examination of Questioned Documents” jointly organized by Raksha Shakti University and KLB International on 18th November, 2015.
  • Attended in 1 day training session of EBSCO Host organized by Library & Information Resource Centre, RSU in 2015.
  • Attended the training of SPSS, statistical analysis software, organized by Institute of Research & Development, RSU in 2015.
  • Participated as Invited Member and Chaired a technical session in Forensic Medicon 2017, XXXVIII Annual National Conference of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine held on 23rd to 25th February, 2017.
  • Participated in Two-Day workshop on “Accreditation of Forensic Science Laboratories” organized by DFSS & NABL at New Delhi during 30th & 31st May, 2017.
  • Participated in the Two-Days National Seminar for Directors of FSLs & Heads of Forensic Institutions on “Emerging Trends in Crime Challenges for forensic Science” on 17th & 18th August 2017 at New Delhi organized by LNJN NICFS (MHA), GoI.
  • Attended Three -Days Executive Development Programme on “Man & Time Management” organized by SPIPA, Ahmedabad during 20th & 22nd September, 2017.
  • Participated in International Forensic Science Conference INFORSECON, organized by Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar in October 2017.
  • Participated in the Workshop on “Cyber Security Awareness for Media” organized by RSU on 20th January 2018 at Ahmedabad.
  • Participated as Invited Member and Chaired Three Technical sessions in 40th All India Criminology Conference organized by Indian Society of Criminology and Gujarat National Law University at Gandhinagar on 19th to 20th January, 2018.
  • Participated in the 24th All India Forensic Science Conference jointly organized by DFSS (MHA), RSU and GU at Ahmedabad from 10th to 12th February, 2018.
  • Attended Three-Days National Workshop on “Leadership Development in Higher Education for University Administrators” from 26th to 28th February, 2018 organized by National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi.
  • Attended one -Day Training Programme on “Right to Information Act” organized by SPIPA, Ahmedabad during 22nd May, 2018.
  • Participated in the Two-Days International workshop on “Research Methods in Criminology” on 13th & 14th July 2018 at Ahmedabad organized by Department of Criminology, Raksha Shakti University.
  • Attended Three-Day National Workshop on “Emerging Trends in Information Technology in University Management” organized by ICFAI University & Association of Indian Universities (AIU) during 1st to 3rd December, 2018 at Agartala, Tripura.
  • Attended One-Week Training and certification Programme on “Voice Spectrograph” organized by Chief Forensic officer, ACUSTEK Ltd, Ireland and KAV Engineering Pvt. Ltd. at RSU, Gandhinagar from 6th to 10th March 2019.
  • Attended One-Week Training and certification Programme on “FARO Focus 3D Laser Scanner and FARO Scene Software” organized by K. K. Geosystem Pvt. Ltd. at RSU, Gandhinagar from 6th to 13th May 2019.
  • Attended Two-Days Training and certification Programme on “Amped FIVE and Amped Authenticate, AMPED SRL – Italy” organized by Lab System & Biotech India Pvt. Ltd. at RSU, Gandhinagar from 28th to 29th May 2019.
  • Attended One-Day Training and certification Programme on “Foster + Freeman Forensic CrimeLite 2 Kit” organized by Perceptive Biotech Pvt. Ltd. at RSU, Gandhinagar on 26/06/2019.
  • Attended One-Week Training and certification Programme on “Comparison Microscope” organized by LEEDS Forensic System USA and KAV Engineering Pvt. Ltd. at RSU, Gandhinagar from 9th to 13th July 2019.
  • Participated and Chaired a Technical sessions on “Questioned Document, Fingerprint & Impression Evidences” in International Conference on Police Science (ICPS-2019) organized by Raksha Shakti University at Gandhinagar from 6th to 7th September, 2019.
  • Participated in the Two-Days National Workshop on “Strengthening of Forensic Capabilities in India” on 15th & 16th October 2019 at New Delhi organized by LNJN NICFS (MHA), GoI.
  • Participated in the XX All India Conference of Directors of Fingerprint Bureaux – 2019, organized by Central Finger Print Bureau, NCRB, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi from 17th to 18th October, 2019.
  • Life Member of “The Indian Science Congress Association” (L26926).
  • Life Member of “Forensic Science Development Society” (LT-52).
  • Life Member of “The Indian Society of Criminology” (1698).
  • Life member of Indian Criminology and Forensic Science Association.
  • Founder Managing Editor of International Research Journal on Police Science.
  • Editor Member of Scilla Journal of Forensic Science & Medicine.
  • Member of the Editorial Committee of “Kavach”, a Raksha Shakti University Publication.
  • Principal Investigator of the successfully completed Research project titled “Status of crime scene maps/ sketches in road accident cases with special reference to Ahmedabad city” sponsored by RSU.
  • Co-Principal Investigator of successfully completed Research Project titled “Training Need Analysis: Public Perception for Gujarat police Officers”.
  • Principal Investigator of the ongoing research project titled “Genesis and evolution of Forensic Science in India” sponsored by Institute of R&D, RSU.
  • In the capacity of Co-Investigator, drafted and submitted the proposal on “Establishment of National Resource Centre for Mitigation of Sexual Assaults” to Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi. Got approval of Rs. 10.34 Crores for the Research project.
  • Have provided Pro Bono Forensic Case Consultancy to CBI, State Police and Paid consultancy services for private cases.
Research Guided
  • Ph.D. – 04
  • M.Phil. – 01
  • PG – 14
  • UG – 05