Crime is dealt as a phenomenon at individual or social level in the field of study called Criminology. Criminology involves the study of various forms of crime, the reasons working behind an incidence of crime, and its consequences. Regulation of crime by Governmental authorities also comes under the purview of this subject.
Benefits: With the increasing incidences of crime, the study of causes and consequences of such acts are becoming more and more relevant in todays society.
Scope In India: Graduates and post graduates in this field can be appointed as teachers of criminology, legal studies, Law and sociology. A career in Criminology can be pursued in public and private sector companies or social welfare departments dealing with environmental crimes and human rights. NGOs, research organizations, private security and detective agencies also recruit criminology professionals. They can also find jobs of counseling and rehabilitating offenders in the prisons.
Scope In Abroad: They can find the jobs in the Crime intelligence analyst, Law reform researcher, Community corrections coordinator, Consumer advocate, Drug policy advisor, Environment protection analyst