Jyantkumar Mangaldas Vyas is an Indian academic and forensic
scientist who serves as a Vice Chancellor of National Forensic Sciences
He served as the Director for the Directorate of Forensic
Science, Gujarat State for three decades.
Vyas has studied Master of Science, PhD and LLB. Vyas served as the
Director for the Directorate of Forensic Science, Gujarat State from
1993 to until his retirement in 2009.
He held the additional charge of the office until 2020. He was the
Director General of the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University from
February 2009 to 2020. The university was renamed the National
Forensic Sciences University in 2020 and he continued as the Vice
Vyas was awarded the President’s Medal for his services in 1997. In
2004, he was awarded the Commendation Certificate as the Best
Forensic Science Laboratory Director at the 15th All India Forensic
He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in Forensic
Chemistry by Amity University and AIIMS, New Delhi in 2008.
He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2022
for his contribution in field of forensic science and engineering. Under
his guidance National Forensic Sciences University Gandhinagar has
signed many MoUs with GCTC and Think-tank, Peninsula
Foundation and Adani group on 2nd March 2022.