The Central Forensic Science Laboratory, (CBI) New Delhi was established in the Year 1968 as a scientific department to provide scientific support and services to the investigation of crime. The Laboratory is located at Block No.4, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003. Besides this, the CFSL has Scientific Aids Unit located at CBI Branch in Chennai. The Central Forensic Science Laboratory, CBI, New Delhi today is one of the most comprehensive Laboratories in the country with 10 fully equipped Divisions namely Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Serology, Ballistics, Documents, Finger Prints, Forensic Psychology, Photo, Computer Forensic Science & Scientific Aids divisions with addition of state-of-the-art laboratories for Computer Forensics and DNA profiling. The Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CBI), New Delhi is committed to deliver the quality work for all its functional disciplines and is an ISO/IEC 17025 Certified laboratory.
CFSL, CBI, New Delhi is a scientific department under the administrative control of CBI and overall control of the Ministry of Home Affairs with the Govt. of India. CFSL undertakes the scientific analysis of crime exhibits referred by CBI, Delhi Police, Judiciary and Vigilance Departments of Ministries & Undertakings & State/Central Govt. Departments. The experts of CFSL examine the exhibits forwarded by the Investigating Agencies and render expert opinion and substantiate their opinions in the Court of Law through court testimony and evidence. Scientists/experts also impart training to the CBI Investigating Officers and to other trainees of Forensic Science. The laboratory also undertakes R & D work related to art & skill developments in forensic science.