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

Courses

Bachelor of Fisheries Science

1. DEPARTMENT OF INLAND AQUACULTURE


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FIA 111

Freshwater Aquaculture

3(2+1)

2.

FIA 121

Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology

3(2+1)

3.

FIA 122

Culture of Fish Food Organisms

2(1+1)

4.

FIA 211

Ornamental Fish Production and Management

2(1+1)

5

FIA 221

Freshwater Finfish and Shellfish Breeding and Hatchery Management

3(2+1)

Total

13(8+5)

2. DEPARTMENT OF COASTAL AQUACULTURE


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FCA 311

Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture

3(2+1)

2

FCA 312

Marine Finfish and Shellfish Breeding and Hatchery Management

3(2+1)

Total

6(4+2)

3. DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES BIOTECHNOLOGY


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FBT 212

Fish Genetics and Breeding

2(1+1)

2.

FBT 321

Fisheries Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

2(1+1)

Total

4(2+2)

4. DEPARTMENT OF FISH PATHOLOGY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FPH 221

Pharmacology

3(2+1)

2.

FPH 313

Fish Diseases and Management

4(2+2)

3

FPH 321

Toxicology

2(1+1)

4

FPH 322

Chemotherapy and drugs in Aquaculture

2(1+1)

Total

11(6+5)

5. DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES BIOLOGY AND RESOURCES MANAGEMENT


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FBI 111

Taxonomy of Finfish

3(1+2)

2.

FBI 112

Biology of Finfish and Shellfish

3(2+1)

3.

FBI 121

Taxonomy of Shellfish

3(1+2)

4.

FBI 122

Anatomy of Finfish and Shellfish

3(2+1)

5.

FBI 211

Physiology of Finfish and Shellfish

3(2+1)

6.

FBI 221

Inland and Marine Fisheries

3(2+1).

7.

FBI 311

Fish Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment

3(2+1)

Total

21(12+9)

6. DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES ENVIRONMENT


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FEN 111

Soil and Water Chemistry

3(1+2)

2.

FEN 112

Aquatic Ecology and Biodiversity

3(2+1)

3.

FEN 121

Limnology

3(2+1)

4.

FEN 122

Marine Biology

3(2+1)

5.

FEN 211

Oceanography and Meteorology

3(2+1)

6.

FEN 321

Aquatic Pollution and Coastal Zone Management

3(2+1)

Total

18(11+7)

 

FEN 212

Introduction to Environmental Sciences (Audit course)

  1. (3+0)

7. DEPARTMENT OF FISH PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FPT 212

Fish Canning and Packaging Technology

3(1+2)

2.

FPT 222

Fish Products and By Products Technology

4(2+2)

3.

FPT 321

Fish Freezing Technology

3(2+1)

Total

10(5+5)

8. DEPARTMENT OF FISH QUALITY ASSURANCE AND MANAGEMENT


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FQM 211

Food Chemistry and Fish in Nutrition

2(1+1)

2.

FQM 221

Microbiology of Fish and Fishery Products

2(1+1)

3.

FQM 321

Fish Quality Assurance

2(1+1)

Total

6(3+3)

9. DEPARTMENT OF FISHING TECHNOLOGY AND FISHERIES ENGINEERING


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FEG121

Aquaculture Engineering

3(2+1)

2.

FEG 221

Fishing Gear Technology

3(2+1)

3.

FEG 311

Fishing Craft Technology

2(1+1)

4.

FEG 312

Navigation and Seamanship

2(1+1)

5

FEG 321

Refrigeration and Equipment Engineering

3(2+1)

Total

13(8+5)

10. DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES ECONOMICS


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FEC 221

Fisheries Economics

3(2+1)

2.

FEC 311

Fisheries Marketing and Finance

3(2+1)

3.

FEC 321

Introduction to Fish Business Management

2(1+1)

Total

8(5+3)

11. DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES EXTENSION


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FEX 311

Fisheries Administration and Legislation

2(2+0)

2.

FEX 321

Fisheries Extension Education

3(2+1)

Total

5(4+1)

 

FEX 211

Communication Skills ( Non credit course)

1(0+1)

 

FEX 221

Rural Sociology and Psychology (Non credit)

1(1+0)

12. DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES INFORMATION AND STATISTICS


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FIS 111

Fisheries Statistics

2(1+1)

2.

FIS 112

Information and Communication Technology

2(1+1)

3

FIS 221

Disaster Management in Fisheries

1(1+0)

   

Total

5(3+2)

13. DEPARTMENT OF BASIC SCIENCES


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FBS 111

Fundamentals of Microbiology

3(2+1)

2.

FBS 121

Principles of Biochemistry

3(2+1)

3.

FBS 211

Biochemical Techniques and Instrumentation

3(1+2)

   

Total

9(5+4)

NON-CREDIT COMPULSORY COURSES


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

1.

FEN 212

Introduction to Environmental Sciences (Audit course)

3 (3+0)

2.

FEX 211

Communication Skills

1(0+1)

3

FEX 222

Rural Sociology and Psychology

1(1+0)

4

PED 111

Physical Education

1(0+1)

5

PED 121

Swimming

1(0+1)

6

PED 311

First Aid Training

1(0+1)

7.

TOU 401

All India Study Tour

1(0+1)

SEMESTER WISE DISTRIBUTION OF COURSES

I B.F.Sc. I Semester


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit

1.

FBI 111

Taxonomy of Finfish

3(1+2)

2.

FBI 112

Biology of Finfish and Shellfish

3(2+1)

3.

FBS 111

Fundamentals of Microbiology

3(2+1)

4.

FIS 111

Fisheries Statistics

2(1+1)

5.

FIS 112

Information and Communication Technology

2(1+1)

6.

FIA111

Freshwater Aquaculture

3(2+1)

7.

FEN 111

Soil and Water Chemistry

3(1+2)

8.

FEN 112

Aquatic Ecology and Biodiversity

3(2+1)

   

Total

22(12+10)

 

PED 111

Physical Education (Non – credit compulsory)

1(0+1)

I B.F.Sc. II Semester


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit

1.

FBI 121

Taxonomy of Shellfish

3(1+2)

2.

FBI 122

Anatomy of Finfish and Shellfish

3(2+1)

3.

FEN 121

Limnology

3(2+1)

4.

FEN 122

Marine Biology

3(2+1)

5.

FIA 121

Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology

3(2+1)

6.

FIA 122

Culture of Fish Food Organisms

2(1+1)

7.

FEG 121

Aquaculture Engineering

3(2+1)

8.

FBS 121

Principles of Biochemistry

3(2+1)

   

Total

23(14+9)

 

PED 121

Swimming (Non – credit compulsory)

1(0+1)

II B.F.Sc. III Semester


Sl.No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit

1.

FBI 211

Physiology of Finfish and Shellfish

3(2+1)

2.

FIA 211

Ornamental Fish Production and Management

2(1+1)

3.

FBT 212

Fish Genetics and Breeding

2(1+1)

4.

FEN 211

Oceanography and Meteorology

3(2+1)

5.

FQM 211

Food Chemistry and Fish in Nutrition

2(1+1)

6.

FPT 212

Fish Canning and Packaging Technology

3(1+2)

7.

FBS 211

Biochemical Techniques and Instrumentation

3(1+2)

   

Total

18(9+9)

 

FEN 212

Introduction to Environmental Sciences (Audit course compulsory)

3(3+0)

 

FEX 211

Communication Skills (Non- credit compulsory)

1(0+1)

II B.F.Sc. IV Semester


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit

1.

FBI 221

Inland and Marine Fisheries

3(2+1)

2.

FQM 221

Microbiology of Fish and Fishery Products

2(1+1)

3.

FPT 222

Fish Products and by Products Technology

4(2+2)

4.

FPH 221

Pharmacology

3(2+1)

5.

FIA 221

Freshwater Finfish and Shellfish Breeding and Hatchery Management

3(2+1)

6.

FEG 221

Fishing Gear Technology

3(2+1)

7.

FEC 221

Fisheries Economics

3(2+1)

8

FIS 221

Disaster Management in Fisheries

1(1+0)

   

Total

22(14+8)

 

FEX 221

Rural Sociology and Psychology (Non credit compulsory)

1(1+0)

III B.F.Sc. V Semester


Sl.No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit

1.

FCA 311

Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture

3(2+1)

2.

FCA 312

Marine Finfish and Shellfish Breeding and Hatchery Management

3(2+1)

3.

FPH 313

Fish Diseases and Management

4(2+2)

4.

FEC 311

Fisheries Marketing and Finance

3(2+1)

5.

FEG 311

Fishing Craft Technology

2(1+1)

6.

FEG 312

Navigation and Seamanship

2(1+1)

7.

FBI 311

Fish Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment

3(2+1)

8.

FEX 311

Fisheries Administration and Legislation

2(2+0)

   

Total

22(14+8)

 

PED 311

First Aid Training (Non credit compulsory)

1(0+1)

III B.F.Sc. VI Semester


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit

1.

FQM 321

Fish Quality Assurance

2(1+1)

2.

FPT 321

Fish Freezing Technology

3(2+1)

3.

FBT 321

Fisheries Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

2(1+1)

4.

FEG 321

Refrigeration and Equipment Engineering

3(2+1)

5.

FEC 321

Introduction to Fish Business Management

2(1+1)

6.

FPH 321

Toxicology

2(1+1)

7

FPH.322

Chemotherapy and drugs in Aquaculture

2(1+1)

8.

FEN 321

Aquatic Pollution and Coastal Zone Management

3(2+1)

9

FEX 321

Fisheries Extension Education

3(2+1)

   

Total

22(13+9)

IV B.F.Sc. VII Semester


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

1.

ELP 411

ELP in Aqua farming

10(0+10)

2.

ELP 412

ELP in Fish Post Harvest Technology

10(0+10)

   

Total

20(0+20)

 

TOU 401

All India Study Tour (non-credit compulsory)

1(0+1)

IV B.F.Sc. VIII Semester


Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

1.

IPT 421

In-plant Training

0 + 20

In plant training is offered in the following areas:

  • Aqua farming which includes finfish and Shellfish hatcheries and Ornamental fish production units.
  • Fish Post Harvest Technology includes Fish Processing plants, Fishery product development units and Fish Export organizations.

SEMESTER WISE DISTRIBUTION OF CREDITS

 

Sl. No.

Year

Semester

Credit Hours

1.

I

I

22 (12+10)

2.

I

II

23 (14+9)

3.

II

III

18 (9+9)

4.

II

IV

22 (14+8)

5.

III

V

22 (14+8)

6.

III

VI

22 (13+9)

7.

IV

VII

20 (0+20)

8.

IV

VIII

20 (0+20)

TOTAL CREDITS

169 (76+93)