Are you looking for the list of best government fisheries science colleges in India? Do you want to pursue a job oriented fisheries science program like B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. or PhD? If yes, this post will be of help to you.
Here, I’ve compiled a list of the best government fisheries science colleges in India. I’ve included both state government as well as central government (subsidiaries of ICAR) fisheries science colleges in this post.
In this post, readers will find the following details – list of government (state and central) fisheries science colleges in India, their address, affiliation status, number of seats (B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. and PhD), admission process and basic details about the courses.
In the first two sections, we will check out the list of state as well as central government fisheries science institutes. In the second section, we will have an in-depth analysis of the admission process. And in the last section, we will take a close look at some of the popular fisheries science programs in India.
Let us check out the first two sections now. Here is the list –
Best State Government Fisheries Science Colleges & Seats in India for 2022
Name of the college
|College of Fishery Science, Nagpur||Maharashtra||Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Maharashtra||35|
|College of Fishery Sciences, Kolkata||West Bengal||West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, West Bengal||32||30||08|
|College of Fisheries, Rangailunda||Odisha||Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Odisha||48||08||04|
|College of Fishery Science, Jabalpur||Madhya Pradesh||Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, Madhya Pradesh||30|
|College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri||Maharashtra||College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri||45||18||03|
|College of Fisheries, Panangad||Kerala||Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kerala||50||14||05|
|College of Fishery Science, Pantnagar||Uttarakhand||GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttarakhand||20||08||07|
|College of Fisheries, Lembucherra||Tripura||Central Agricultural University, Tripura||36||20|
|College of Fisheries, Faizabad||Uttar Pradesh||Narendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttar Pradesh||40|
|College of Fisheries, Udaipur||Rajasthan||Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Rajasthan||30||10|
|College of Fishery Science, Nellore||Andhra Pradesh||Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Andhra Pradesh||30||08|
|College of Fisheries, Dholi||Bihar||Rajendra Agricultural University, Bihar||25|
|College of Fisheries, Etawah||Uttar Pradesh||Chandrasekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttar Pradesh||31|
|College of Fisheries, Raha||Assam||Assam Agricultural University, Assam||20||05|
|Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi||Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Tamil Nadu||45||55||16|
|Postgraduate Institute of Fisheries Education and Research, Gandhinagar||Gujarat||Kamdhenu University||03|
|College of Fisheries, Veraval||Gujarat||Gujarat Agricultural University, Gujarat||44||12||03|
|Institute of Fisheries Postgraduate Studies, Chennai||Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University||12||02|
|Dr MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thalainayeru||Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University||20|
|Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri||Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Tamil Nadu||40|
|College of Fisheries, Kawardha||Chhattisgarh||Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishvavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh||37|
|College of Fisheries, Mangalore||Karnataka||Karnataka Veterinary Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Karnataka||42||20||18|
|College of Fisheries, Udgir||Maharashtra||Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Maharashtra||35|
|College of Fisheries, Ludhiana||Punjab||Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Punjab||22||05||02|
|College of Fisheries Engineering, Nagapattinam||Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University||20|
|College of Fisheries Science, Pebbair||Telangana||PV Narasimha Rao Telangana Veterinary University||25|
|College of Fisheries, Srinagar||Jammu & Kashmir||SK University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir||18|
|College of Fisheries, Navsari||Gujarat||Navsari Agricultural University, Gujarat||25|
|College of Fisheries Science, Gumla||Jharkhand||Birsa Agricultural University||30|
Let us check out some of the premier Central Government fisheries science institutes in India now. Here is the list –
Best Central Government Fisheries Science Colleges in India for 2022
Name of the college
|Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi||Kerala||ICAR|
|Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi||Kerala||ICAR|
|Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai||Maharashtra||ICAR|
|Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore||West Bengal||ICAR|
|Central Institute of Brackish Aquaculture, Chennai||Tamil Nadu||ICAR|
|National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow||Uttar Pradesh||ICAR|
|Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar||Odisha||ICAR|
|Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal||Uttarakhand||ICAR|
Do you want to apply for B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. or PhD admission this year? If yes, check out the next section. In the next section, we will have an in-depth analysis of the admission process.
Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. or PhD) Admission in India
Government fisheries science colleges follow a strict and transparent merit based admission process. When it comes to merit based admission process, seats are allotted among eligible and deserving candidates on the basis of their performance in relevant entrance exam/selection test and/or interview.
Depending upon the course – B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. or PhD – relevant entrance exams/selection tests and/or interviews are carried out at UG and PG levels. After evaluating the merit score of applicants, seats are distributed among the eligible and deserving candidates (based on their merit score or rank). When it comes to merit score and cutoff, reservation criteria may apply.
Come, let us move to the final part of this post now. It is time to take a close look at some of the popular fisheries science courses in India. Here is everything you need to know about it –
Popular fisheries science courses in India
Broadly speaking, fisheries science courses can be classified into the following types – certification and skill development programs, diploma programs, Bachelor’s Degree programs, Master’s Degree programs, PG Diploma programs, PG Certification programs and Doctoral Degree programs. You may also check – Veterinary science courses in India.
These programs come under the following academic levels – UG, PG and Doctoral Degree. UG stands for undergraduate level and PG stands for postgraduate level. You may also check – B.Sc. Forestry course.
Here, we will take a close look at three such programs – B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. and PhD. Let us take a quick look at these programs –
Name of the course
|B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science)||Bachelor’s Degree||4 years||Passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology subjects OR Equivalent qualification|
|M.F.Sc. (Master of Fisheries Science)||Master’s Degree||2 years||Completed relevant Bachelor’s Degree course like B.F.Sc. from a recognized college/university|
|PhD||Doctoral Degree||–||Completed relevant Master’s Degree course like M.F.Sc. from a recognized college/university|
Some of the core subjects covered in the curriculum includes – aquaculture, aquatic animal health management, fisheries biology, fisheries resource management, aquatic environment management, fish processing technology, fish quality assurance, fishing technology, fisheries engineering, fisheries economics etc.