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"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

Courses

Bachelor of Fisheries Science

           SEMESTER WISE DISTRIBUTION OF COURSES FOR B.F.Sc. 2017-18 BATCH

I Semester

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

1

FS-101

Principles of Aquaculture

2 (1+1)

2

FS-102

Anatomy and Biology of Finfish

3 (2+1)

3

FS-103

Taxonomy of Finfish

3 (1+2)

4

FS-104

Meteorology, Climatology and Disaster Management

3 (2+1)

5

FS-105

Statistical Methods

3 (2+1)

6

FS-106

Fundamentals of Biochemistry

3 (2+1)

7

FS-107

Fundamentals of Microbiology

3 (2+1)

8

FS-108

Soil and Water Chemistry

3 (2+1)

9

FS-109

Swimming

1 (0+1) CNC*

 

 

Total

23 (14+9)

*CNC= Compulsory non-credit course.

II Semester

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

1

FS-110

Freshwater Aquaculture

3 (2+1)

2

FS-111

Taxonomy of Shellfish

2 (1+1)

3

FS-112

Limnology

3 (2+1)

4

FS-113

Marine Biology

3 (2+1)

5

FS-114

Inland Fisheries

3 (2+1)

6

FS-115

Food Chemistry and Fish in Nutrition

3 (2+1)

7

FS-116

Information and Communication Technology

2 (1+1)

8

FS-117

Aquaculture in  Reservoirs

2 (1+1)

9

FS-118

Anatomy and Biology of Shellfish

2 (1+1)

10

FS-119

Physical Education, First Aid & Yoga Practices

1 (0+1) CNC*

 

 

Total

23 (14+9)

*CNC= Compulsory non-credit course

III Semester

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

1

FS-201

Fish Food Organisms

2 (1+1)

2

FS-202

Aquatic Ecology and Biodiversity

3 (2+1)

3

FS-203

Freezing Technology

2 (1+1)

4

FS-204

Ornamental Fish Production and Management

2 (1+1)

5

FS-205

Refrigeration and Equipment Engineering

3 (2+1)

6

FS-206

Introduction to Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

3 (2+1)

7

FS-207

Fish Immunology

2 (1+1)

8

FS-208

Fisheries Economics

3 (2+1)

9

FS-209

Fisheries Extension Education and Personality Development

3 (2+1)

 

 

Total

23 (14+9)

IV Semester

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

1

FS-210

Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture

3 (2+1)

2

FS-211

Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology

3 (2+1)

3

FS-212

Fishery Oceanography

2 (1+1)

4

FS-213

Fishing Gear Technology

2 (1+1)

5

FS-214

Fish Canning Technology

2 (1+1)

6

FS-215

Fish and Shellfish Pathology

3 (2+1)

7

FS-216

Genetics and Breeding

2 (1+1)

8

FS-217

Microbiology of Fish and Fishery Products

3 (2+1)

9

FS-218

Physiology of Finfish and Shellfish

3 (2+1)

 

 

Total

23 (14+9)

V Semester

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

1

FS-301

Finfish Hatchery Management

3 (2+1)

2

FS-302

Pharmacology

3 (2+1)

3

FS-303

Fish Toxicology

2 (1+1)

4

FS-304

Marine Fisheries

3 (2+1)

5

FS-305

Fish Products and Value Addition

3 (2+1)

6

FS-306

Fishing Craft Technology

2 (1+1)

7

FS-307

Fishing Technology

2 (1+1)

8

FS-308

Aquatic Pollution and Coastal Zone Management

3 (2+1)

4

FS-309

Aquaculture Engineering

3 (2+1)

 

 

Total

24 (15+9)

VI Semester

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

1

FS-310

Fish Packaging Technology

2 (1+1)

2

FS-311

Fisheries Administration and Entrepreneurship Development

2 (2+0)

3

FS-312

Therapeutics in Aquaculture

2 (1+1)

4

FS-313

Navigation and Seamanship

2 (1+1)

5

FS-314

Fish By-Products and Waste Utilization

2 (1+1)

6

FS-315

Fisheries Co-operatives, Marketing and Business Management

3 (2+1)

7

FS-316

Microbial and Parasitic Diseases of Fish and Shellfish

3 (2+1)

8

FS-317

Quality assurance of Fish and Fishery Products

3 (2+1)

9

FS-318

Fish Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment

3 (2+1)

10

FS-319

Shellfish Hatchery Management

2 (1+1)

 

 

Total

24 (15+9)

  VII Semester

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

1

FS - 401

Student READY Programme

a)    In-plant attachment (for 8 weeks)

b)   Rural Fisheries Work Experience Prog. (for 8 weeks)

c)    Study Tour (in and outside State) (for 4 weeks)

 

10 (0+10)

  8 (0+8)

 2 (0+2)

 

 

Total

20 (0+20)

 VIII Semester

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

1

FS - 402

Student READY Programme

a)    Skill Development (for one week)

b)   Experiential Learning Programme

c)    Project Work

d)    Seminar

 

5 (0+5)

12 (0+12)

2 (0+2)

1 (0+1)

 

 

Total

20 (0+20)

As per the guidelines of the ICAR students have to undertake a minimum of two of the five components prescribed (in addition to study tour). The credit load could be adjusted for a total of 20 per semester. Further, the ELP could be opted either in VII or VIII semester to facilitate continuous operation of any enterprise.

SUMMARY

Sl. No.

Particulars

No. of courses

Credit load

       

 

Courses 

56

140 (86+54)

 1

Student READY In-Plant Attachment Programme

1

10 (0+10)

 2

Student READY Rural Fisheries Work Experience Programme

1

8 (0+8)

 3

Study Tour (in and outside State)

1

2 (0+2)

 4

Student READY Experiential Module

1

17 (0+17)

 5

Project Work

1

2 (0+2)

 6

Seminar

1

1 (0+1)

 

 

06

40 (0+40)

 

Total 

 

180 (86+94)