The department deals with Toxicology, forensic medicine and medical jurisprudence.
Agadtantra is one of the eight branches of ayurveda. It deals with properties, effects and management of poison of animate & inanimate origin. There is in detail study of agadas i.e. vishavirodhi dravya or vishavirodhikalpa which are used since human history itself. It also deals with the laws related to poisons.