Best Government Fisheries Science Colleges & Seats in India 2022

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.

Govt Fisheries Science Colleges

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

State

Affiliated to

B.F.Sc. seats

M.F.Sc. seats

PhD seats

College of Fishery Science, NagpurMaharashtraMaharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Maharashtra35
College of Fishery Sciences, KolkataWest BengalWest Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, West Bengal323008
College of Fisheries, RangailundaOdishaOrissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Odisha480804
College of Fishery Science, JabalpurMadhya PradeshNanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, Madhya Pradesh30
College of Fisheries, RatnagiriMaharashtraCollege of Fisheries, Ratnagiri451803
College of Fisheries, PanangadKeralaKerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kerala501405
College of Fishery Science, PantnagarUttarakhandGB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttarakhand200807
College of Fisheries, LembucherraTripuraCentral Agricultural University, Tripura3620
College of Fisheries, FaizabadUttar PradeshNarendra Deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttar Pradesh40
College of Fisheries, UdaipurRajasthanMaharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Rajasthan3010
College of Fishery Science, NelloreAndhra PradeshSri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Andhra Pradesh3008
College of Fisheries, DholiBiharRajendra Agricultural University, Bihar25
College of Fisheries, EtawahUttar PradeshChandrasekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttar Pradesh31
College of Fisheries, RahaAssamAssam Agricultural University, Assam2005
Fisheries College and Research Institute, ThoothukudiTamil NaduTamil Nadu Fisheries University, Tamil Nadu455516
Postgraduate Institute of Fisheries Education and Research, GandhinagarGujaratKamdhenu University03
College of Fisheries, VeravalGujaratGujarat Agricultural University, Gujarat441203
Institute of Fisheries Postgraduate Studies, ChennaiTamil NaduTamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University1202
Dr MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute, ThalainayeruTamil NaduTamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University20
Fisheries College and Research Institute, PonneriTamil NaduTamil Nadu Fisheries University, Tamil Nadu40
College of Fisheries, KawardhaChhattisgarhChhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishvavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh37
College of Fisheries, MangaloreKarnatakaKarnataka Veterinary Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Karnataka422018
College of Fisheries, UdgirMaharashtraMaharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Maharashtra35
College of Fisheries, LudhianaPunjabGuru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Punjab220502
College of Fisheries Engineering, NagapattinamTamil NaduTamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University20
College of Fisheries Science, PebbairTelanganaPV Narasimha Rao Telangana Veterinary University25
College of Fisheries, SrinagarJammu & KashmirSK University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir18
College of Fisheries, NavsariGujaratNavsari Agricultural University, Gujarat25
College of Fisheries Science, GumlaJharkhandBirsa Agricultural University30

 

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

State

Subsidiary of

Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, KochiKeralaICAR
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, KochiKeralaICAR
Central Institute of Fisheries Education, MumbaiMaharashtraICAR
Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, BarrackporeWest BengalICAR
Central Institute of Brackish Aquaculture, ChennaiTamil NaduICAR
National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, LucknowUttar PradeshICAR
Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, BhubaneswarOdishaICAR
Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, BhimtalUttarakhandICAR

 

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

Level

Duration

Eligibility criteria

B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science)Bachelor’s Degree4 yearsPassed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology subjects OR Equivalent qualification
M.F.Sc. (Master of Fisheries Science)Master’s Degree2 yearsCompleted relevant Bachelor’s Degree course like B.F.Sc. from a recognized college/university
PhDDoctoral DegreeCompleted 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.

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