• Establishment Year

    Old

    1961

    age > 50 years

  • Institute type

    Deemed University

Available college facilities

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Faculty

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Central Institute of Fisheries Education in its various departments.

More about Central Institute of Fisheries Education

The Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai was established in the year 1961, under the Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India. Recognising the pivotal role played by the Institute in Human  Resources Development in fisheries, the Institute was accorded the status of Deemed-to-be-University in March,1989. The CIFE has been accredited by ICAR for five years from September, 2007 to August, 2012.

Courses Offered at Central Institute of Fisheries Education

CIFE offers Master of Fishery Science programmes in nine disciplines viz. Fisheries Resources Management, Aquaculture, Post-harvest Technology, Fish Nutrition and Biochemistry, Fish Pathology and Microbiology, Fish Genetics and Biotechnology, Fish Business Management, Aquatic Environment Management and Fisheries Extension, while the doctoral programmes are offered in the ten disciplines viz. Fisheries Resources Management, Aquaculture, Post-harvest Technology, Fish Genetics, Fish Biotechnology, Fish Nutrition and Biochemistry, Fish Pathology and Microbiology, Fish Business Management, Aquatic Environment Management and Fisheries Extension.

21 Courses

PG Courses (11)

M.F.Sc. (Fisheries Resource Management)
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Fisheries Resource Management. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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M.F.Sc. (Aquaculture)
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Aquaculture. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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M.F.Sc. (Post Harvest Technology)
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Post Harvest Technology. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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Master in Fishers Science in Fish Genetics and Breeding
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Fish Genetics and Breeding. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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Master in Fishers Science in Aquatic Environmental Management
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Aquatic Environmental Management. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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M.F.Sc. (Aquatic Animal Health)
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Aquatic Animal Health. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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Master in Fishers Science in Fisheries Extension
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Fisheries Extension. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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M.F.Sc. (Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology)
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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Master in Fishers Science in Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Fish Physiology and Biochemistry. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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M.F.Sc. (Fish Physiology and Biochemistry)
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  • Duration

    24 months

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Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Fish Physiology and Biochemistry. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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M.F.Sc. (Fisheries Economics)
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  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Institute offers Master in Fishers Science in Fisheries Economics. It's a two year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

1. Candidates having their Bachelor's Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) under 10 + 2 + 4 system are eligible to apply for admission. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or an overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.50 out of 10.00, 3.25 out of 5.00 or 2.60 out of 4.00 (for SC/ST candidates 55% marks or OGPA of 6.00 out of 10.00, 3.00 out of 5.00 or 2.40 out of 4.00). Minimum age limit is 19 years as on 31st August of the same academic year starting on 1st September. 2. Candidates will be selected for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admission to State Agricultural Universities and Deemed Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and counseling.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (10)

Doctor of philosophy in Fisheries Resource Management
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of philosophy in Fisheries Resource Management. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Doctor of philosophy in Aquaculture
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of philosophy in Aquaculture. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Ph.D. in (Post Harvest Technology)
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of Philosophy in Post Harvest Technology. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Ph.D. (Fish Genetics)
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of philosophy in Fish Genetics. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Ph.D. (Fish Nutrition and Biochemistry)
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of Philosophy in Fish Nutrition and Biochemistry. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Doctor of Philosophy ( Fish Biotechnology)
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of philosophy in Fish Biotechnology. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Doctor of philosophy (Fish Business Management)
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of philosophy in Fish Business Management. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Doctor of philosophy (Fisheries Extension)
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of philosophy in Fisheries Extension. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Ph.D (Fisheries Resource Management)
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of philosophy in Fisheries Resource Management. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Doctor of philosophy (Aquatic Environmental Management)
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  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Institute offers Doctor of philosophy in Aquatic Environmental Management. It's a three year doctoral programme.
Admission Criteria:

M.F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc. + 2 years P.G. / 3 years B.Sc. plus 3 years P.G. pattern/ M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) (or) D.F.Sc. provided candidate holds a Bachelors degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc. In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries, and related disciplines with at least two years experience in fisheries development work are also eligible to apply. The minimum age limit for admission to Ph.D. shall be 22 years. The age shall be reckoned as on 30th September preceding the academic year starting on 1st October. The minimum essential qualification for OBC candidates for M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. will be similar to that of general candidates . Te minimum qualifications for various categories are 7.5 out of 10 for OBC & General candidates and 7.0 out of 10 for SC/ST candidates. Admissions are made on the basis of a written test and interview.

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Hostel
Hostel Facility is available
Laboratory
The Institute has well-developed computer facilities. Every student has access to computer and internet for academic matters.
Extra - Curricular
Special programs and lectures are arranged from time to time for the personality development of post-graduate students. Several competitions like elocution, debate, essay writing, etc. are also organized.
Library
The library shall remain open on all working days from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Counter for issue and return of books and serials shall remain open only from 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. on all working days. Overnight issue of reference books to users shall be made only one hour before closing time of the library on the last working day of the week.

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