India holds seventh position in the export of fish in the world and is the fourth largest producer of fish in the world. The living of over 500 million people in developing countries depends on fisheries and aquaculture (as in sarvgyan.com). TNU’s Bachelor of Fisheries Science course involves advanced knowledge and skill in catching, processing, marketing and conservation of fish, molluscs (including oyster’s abalone, mussels and scallops) and crustaceans (shrimps, prawns, freshwater and marine crayfish) and aquatic plants such as sea weeds. This programme will include curriculum designed by academic experts, research and hands-on experiential training to provide students with real-life work experience.
|Course Offered||Duration (in years)||Eligibility Criteria|
|Bachelor of Fisheries Science||4||12th standard pass with science stream with Biology as one of the subjects, at least 55% marks.|
Disclaimer: TNU reserves the right for relaxation in admission criteria for the most deserving candidates.
After completing the course, graduates will have ample job opportunities in Government and Private sectors like Marine Product Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Fisheries Survey of India (FSI), NIO, WHO or in Institutions, Banks, Fishing/Oceans and in Foreign Countries. Students can also apply for Research Projects or pursue higher studies in Master of Fisheries Science (M.F.Sc). Aspirants can go for entrepreneurship in their own fisheries-aquaculture business. Some of the top companies are, The Waterbase Ltd. Avanti Feeds Ltd., Zeal Aqua, Kings Infra Ventures, Shantanu Sheorey Aqua Ltd., Siam Canadian Group Ltd., Redberry India Private Limited, Amigo Foods, Anand Exports.