Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai
No of seats-77
(Aquaculture, Fisheries Resource Management, Aquatic Animal Health Management, Aquatic Environment Management, Genetics and Breeding, Fish Biotechnology, Fish Physiology, Post-Harvest Technology, Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology, Fisheries Econo
Only those candidates having their Bachelor’s Degree in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.) under the 10+2+4 system areeligible 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 July for the academic year starting on 1st August the same calendar year. As approved by the 40th Academic Council, five seats per year are allotted to the candidates from state fisheries departments. These seats are over and above the regular seats. The minimum eligibility for the admission of inservice candidates is B.F.Sc.; however, the candidates having an equivalent degree with five years’ experience in the state department service will also be eligible for admission, but they have to pass the deficiency course of one year duration before joining the regular M.F.Sc. programme.
A combined examination for the award of ICAR Junior Research Fellowship and admissions to 100% seats of Master's Degree Programme at CIFE is conducted by the Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan - II, Pusa, New Delhi - 110012, in April.
Candidates will be selected at the time of counseling 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
Five seats in M.F.Sc. are reserved for the in-service candidates belonging to the state fisheries departments over and above the allotted seats by ICAR. However, the candidates not possessing B.F.Sc. degree, but having experience of more than five years in the department may have to undergo deficiency course for one year duration in the relevant field before they join the regular M.F.Sc. programme
Two seat each is reserved for Physically Handicapped and Kashmiri Migrants and candidates from Underprivileged States.
Rs 16,700 (1st yr); Rs 16,200 (2nd yr)
Offered in Aquaculture, Fisheries Resource Management, Aquatic Animal Health Management, Aquatic Environment Management, Genetics and Breeding, Fish Biotechnology, Fish Physiology, Post-Harvest Technology, Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology, Fisheries Economics, Fisheries Extension.
An All India Competitive Written Examination for admission to Ph.D. in Fisheries shall be held in June at Mumbai. The candidates who fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria will be permitted to appear at the Entrance Test. To test the knowledge of the candidate in the discipline to which admission is sought, a written test covering the subject matter shall be conducted before the interview.