Ms. Dipika Mistry

Scientific Assistant
M.Sc. Forensic Science, B.Sc. (H) Biotechnology

Phone No. – 8849352639, Ext. 319

Email – dipika.mistry@rru.ac.in, dipikamistry987@gmail.com

Research Area – Forensic Sciences, Forensic Biology and Serology, Forensic Biotechnology, DNA, Forensic Instrumentation, Crime Scene Investigation.

About Ms. Dipika Mistry

Ms. Dipika Mistry is currently working as a Scientific Assistant (Forensic Science), School of Forensics, Risk Management & National Security, Rashtriya Raksha University, Lavad, Gujarat. She holds M.Sc. in forensic science with specialization in Forensic Biology and Serology from Gujarat Forensic Sciences University Now National Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat with B.Sc. (H) biotechnology from P.S. Science and H.D. Patel Arts College from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Gujarat. She has 4 years of Laboratory Experience at Rashtriya Rakhsa University. She has cleared SPIPA entrance exam for government competitive examinations. Her interested research areas are of Crime Scene Investigation, Fingerprinting, Protein, and its application in solving crimes. Some Research Projects h a v e been undertaken by her such as “Estimation of Time since Death based on the Degradation of Hair Protein”. She held 2nd Rank in District Level Competition of Javelin Throw and have received many Certificates in Athletics as well and was a part of University Football Team. She is a trained Bharatanatyam classical dancer and knows 4 Indian languages.

  • M.Sc. Forensic Science with specialization in Forensic Biology and Serology; Completed 2 year (2015-2017) full-time M.Sc. Program from Institute of forensic science, GFSU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat with 74.70% marks.
  • B.Sc. (H) Biotechnology; Completed 3 year (2012-2015) full-time B.Sc. Program from P.S. Science and H.D. Patel Arts College from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Gujarat with 71.30% marks.
  • Pursuing M.A. Psychology from Indira Gandhi National Open University.
  • Co-authored a Research paper on “Paradigm Shift in The Nature of Human Trafficking in India”, International Journal of Management and Social Science Research Review, Vol- 8, Issue-4, April-2021
  • Successfully Presented a Paper on the topic of “Application & Efficacy of Nitrocellulose Nanoparticles in Development of Latent Fingerprints” in XXII All India Conference of Directors of Finger Print Bureaux -2021.
  • Co-authored a Research Paper on “Forensic Odontological Evidence in Crime Investigation in Court of Law” published International Journal of Forensic Science and Legal Medicine, Vol-2, Issue-1, January-June,2022.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Examination and Development of Fingerprint” in the 2-Week Specialized Training for the Officials of Nigeria Law Enforcement Agencies conducted from 9th-20th January 2023.
  • Conducted a practical session on “Identification through biological evidences” in the 2-Week Specialized Training for the Officials of Nigeria Law Enforcement Agencies conducted from 9th-20th January 2023.
  • Received a Hands-on Training on “Dust Lifting Kit”, January,2023.
  • Actively Participated in the “Administrative Staff Development Programme” organized by Rashtriya Raksha University, 2023.
  • Actively Participated in the “Faculty Development Programme” organized by Rashtriya Raksha University,2023.
  • Conducted Online Practical session on “Development of Latent Fingerprints” for the International Judicial and Police Personnel in the “e-ITEC Training Programme” from 25th-29th July, 2022 under the ages of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India from.
  • Conducted Online Practical session on “Lifting, Packing and Forwarding of Mark Evidence” for the International Judicial and Police Personnel in the “e-ITEC Training Programme” from 25th-29th July, 2022 under the ages of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  • Attended Seven Days Faculty Development Programme on “Current Trends in Forensic Science Research and Teaching” organized by Amity Institute of Forensic Sciences.
  • Successfully Presented a Paper on the topic of “Application & Efficacy of Nitrocellulose Nanoparticles in Development of Latent Fingerprints” in XXII All India Conference of Directors of Finger Print Bureaux -2021
  • Attended a workshop on “Menstrual Hygiene” organized by Rashtriya Raksha University.
  • Attended Workshop on “Rapid DNA Technology” NFSU-Thermo Fisher Scientific Centre of Excellence for DNA Forensics on 18th August, 2021
  • Successfully completed “Foundation Course on Police Administration” organized by School of Internal Security and Police Administration, Rashtriya Raksha University from 12th July – 18th July 2021.
  • Attended 2 day’s workshop on “Paraphrasing Research Writing” from 28th July- 29th July, 2021.
  • Attended Seven Days Faculty Development Programme on “Current Trends in Forensic Science Research and Teaching” organized by Amity Institute of Forensic Sciences.
  • Successfully Completed 3 days Professional Development Programme organized by Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar from 8th June to 10th June, 2021.
  • Successfully Completed “Five Days International Professional Development Online Certificate Programme on Sports Forensics” organized by School of Forensic Science and Risk Management 22nd – 26th February, 2021.
  • Successfully completed five days’ Online workshop on “Forensic Engineering – Transforming Failure to Success” organized by Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar. (13th – 17th December 2020).
  • Received an Operational Training of High-Performance Liquid Chromatography
  • Received an Operational Training of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer
  • Received an Operational Training of UV Visible spectrophotometer at Rashtriya Raksha University
  • Poster Presented on “Modern Approach to Crime Scene Recording through 3D Scanning Technology” Dipika Mistry, Mr. Parvesh Sharma, Dr. Sumit kumar Choudhary, National Seminar on “Recent Advances and Challenges in Forensic Crime Investigation” at Centurion University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, December, 2019.
  • Received an Operational Training for Polygraph (LX5000) from Lafayette Instrument (United States).
  • Successfully completed Certificate course in “Forensic Entrepreneurship” from Raksha Shakti University, Gandhinagar in November, 2019
  • Participated in the Workshop on “Fingerprint Detection Techniques”, Jointly Organized by Canberra Institute of Technology, Australia and Institute of Forensic Science, Gujarat Forensic Science University, Gandhinagar from 26/10/2016-30/10/2016.
  • Successfully completed training/internship in the Division of Physics at Directorate of Forensic Science, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, June, 2016.
  • Successfully completed training/internship in the Division of DNA at Directorate of Forensic Science, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, December, 2015.
  • Participated in Fourth National Conference on “Contemporary Developments at Biotech- Bioinformatics Interface” held at Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan, March, 2015 Sponsored by GSBTM.
  • Successfully Completed Certificate Course in “Applies Plant Tissue Culture” from Aug, 2014- Feb,2015 Conducted by Department of Biotechnology, P.S. Science and H.D. Patel Arts College, Kadi, Gujarat.
  • Presented Model and Won 2nd Prize on “Plant Cell”, Science Fair at P.S. Science and H.D. Patel Arts College, Kadi, Gujarat, 2015.
  • Awarded with 2nd Prize at District Level Javelin Throw Competition, 2007.
  • Awarded with 3rd Prize at District Level 400m Race Competition, 2007.
  • Awarded with Achievers Award at Raksha Shakti University in 2020.
  • Awarded with Appreciation Award from Gram Panchayat (Sathamba, Dist.: Arvalli, Gujarat) under the Scheme of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign.
  • Received Certificate of Appreciation for actively Contributed as Rapporteur in the “International Conference on Police Sciences” organized by Raksha Shakti University at Lavad, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, September, 2019.
  • Received an Award for being a member of Organizing Committee of “Forensic Cosmos- All India Forensic Science Quiz Competition” Organized by Department of Forensic Science, Raksha Shakti University at Lavad, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, February, 2020.
  • Awarded with Second Prize for Best Hindi Writing in Hindi Pakhwada Mahotsav organized by School of Forensics, Risk Management and National Security, Rashtriya Raksha University, 2021.
  • Awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation for providing practical assistance in a One Week training Programme on “Forensic Instrumentation” organized by School of Forensic, Risk Management and National security, Rashtriya Raksha University dated 11th Octo 2021 to 15th Oct, 2021.
  • Awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation for providing practical assistance in 3 days National Level Programme on “Human Identification” for “Hand on practical on Voice Examination” “Hand on practical on 3D Facial Reconstruction” and “Role of DNA in Personal Identification & Hands on Practical of Blood Grouping”
  • Awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition and appreciation as an Expert Resource Person on Practical assistance in a “Two-week Training Programme on Modern Policing”11th-25thSept,2022.
  • Currently working as Scientific Assistant at Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar Gujarat (March, 2021- Present)
  • Worked as Laboratory Technician at Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar Gujarat (August, 2019- March, 2021).
  • Comparison Microscope
  • Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectrophotometer
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  • UV- Visible Spectrophotometer
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer
  • 3D Crime Scene Scanner
  • Eyepiece Less Stereomicroscope
  • VSC 6000/HS
  • Gel Electrophoreses
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Crime Light (Poly Ray Kit)
  • Compound Microscope
  • Simple Microscope
  • Stereo Microscope
  • Dust Lifting Kit (Used for lifting Shoe-prints and Footprints), etc.
  • Organizing Committee Member of “Forensic Cosmos-All India Forensic Science Quiz Competition” Organized by Department of Forensic Science, Raksha Shakti University at Lavad, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, February, 2020.
  • Rapporteur in “International Conference in Police Science (ICPS)”, 2019 Organized by Raksha Shakti University.
  • Member of Document Verification Committees for various Interviews held at School of Forensics, Risk Management and National security, RRU.
  • Organizing Committee Member of “One Week Capacity Building Programme for CBI Investigating Officers” from 18th-23rd July, 2022.
  • Organizing Committee Member of “One Week Capacity Building Programme for CBI Investigating Officers” from 29th August-3rd September, 2022.
  • Organizing Committee Member of “One Week Capacity Building Programme for CBI Investigating Officers” from 19th-24th September, 2022.
  • Organizing Committee Member of “One Week Capacity Building Programme for CBI Investigating Officers” from 21st-26th November, 2022.
  • Organized Hands-on Trainings for the Staff and Faculties of School of Forensics, Risk Management and National Security, RRU on HPLC, FTIR, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer and ED-XRF.
  • Organising Committee Member of “Two Weeks ITEC Course on Financial Fraud Investigation for Nepali Police Officers” from 17th to 28th July, 2023.
  • Organising Committee Member of “Two Weeks ITEC Course on Financial Fraud Investigation for Nepali Police Officers” from 4th to 15th September, 2023.
  • Committee Member (Audience Management Committee) for the successful conduction of the “3rd Convocation on 23rd December, 2023 at Rashtriya Raksha University”.
  • Successfully Completed Dissertation Project on the Topic of “Estimation of Time Since Death Based on The Degradation of Hair Protein” During M.Sc. Forensic Science from Jan, 2017- May, 2017.
Languages Known:
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Rajasthani
Skills & Competences:
  • Microsoft Word
  • Power point
  • Leadership
  • Team Work
  • Decision Making
  • Self Confidence
  • Creativity