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

Courses

 

Deficiency/Remedial Courses                                 Total Credit Hours = 6

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

Bot. 101

Basic Botany

2+1

Zoo. 101

Basic Zoology

2+1

Math. 101

Basic Mathematics – I

3+0

Math 102

Basic Mathematics – II

3+0

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

CSPD 101

Communication Skills and Personality Development

1+1

EDBM 201

Entrepreneurship Development and Business Management

1+1

Econ. 201

Economics and Marketing

2+1

Env.101

Environmental Studies and Disaster Management

2+1

FT 101

Food Science and Processing

1+1

HD 101

Human Ethics

1+0

ICT 201

Information and Communication Technology

1+1

ICT 301

Agricultural Informatics

2+1

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

Biotech. 101

Cell Biology

2+0

Biotech. 102

Basic Genetics

2+1

Biotech. 103

Introduction to Biotechnology

2+1

Biotech. 104

Plant Tissue Culture

2+1

Biotech. 105

Molecular Biology

2+1

Biotech. 201

Recombinant DNA Technology

2+1

Biotech. 202

Introductory Bioinformatics

2+1

Biotech. 203

Plant Genetic Transformation

2+1

Biotech./ECE 204

Electronics and Instrumentation in Biotechnology

1+1

Biotech. 205

Classical and Molecular Cytogenetics

2+1

Biotech. 301

Immunology

2+1

Biotech. 302

Molecular Genetics

2+0

Biotech. 303

Nanobiotechnology

2+0

Biotech. 304

Animal Biotechnology

3+1

Biotech. 305

Molecular Marker Technology

2+0

Biotech. 306

Genomics and Proteomics

3+0

Biotech. 307

IPR, Biosafety and Bioethics

2+0

Biotech. 308

Computational Biology

2+1

Biochem. 201

General Biochemistry

3+1

Biochem. 301

Enzymology and Enzyme Technologies

2+1

Bot./Zoo. 102

Biodiversity and its Conservation

2+0

Micro. 101

Microbiology

2+1

Micro. 201

Microbial Genetics

2+1

 

Elective Courses in Fisheries Biotechnology       Total Credit =18

 

Biotech.411

Principles of Fish genetics

2+1

Biotech.412

Aquaculture Biotechnology

2+1

Biotech.413

Biotechnical Applications in Fish Breeding

2+1

Biotech.414

Fish Diseases and Diagnostic Management

2+1

Biotech.415

Marine Biotechnology

2+1

Biotech.416

Biotechnology in seafood processing

2+1

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

Bot. 201

Physiology of Finfish and Shellfish

2+1

Math. 201

Biomathematics

2+1

Phy. 201

Biophysics

2+1

Stat. 101

Basic Statistics

1+1

Stat. 301

Biostatistics

2+1

 

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

FS 101

Freshwater Aquaculture

2+1

 FS 102

Aquaculture Engineering

2+1

 FS 103

Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture

2+1

 FS 104

Aquatic Ecology and Biodiversity

2+1

 FS 105

Soil and Water Chemistry

1+2

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hours

Biotech. 491

In-house Skill Development Modules

20

Biotech. 492

Project Formulation, Execution and Presentation

10

Biotech. 493

Entrepreneurial Development in Biotechnology (on campus /off campus)

10

Course Title

Non Credit hours

Educational Tour

2

NCC/NSO/NSS

4

Bachelor of Fisheries Science

The Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) degree programme is offered in three campuses: (1) Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi (with an intake of 60 students per year) (2) Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri (with an intake of 60 students per year) and (3) Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thalainayeru (with an intake of 20 students per year). A total of 140 students are admitted every year in BFSc degree programme excluding NRI and foreign category.

 

 


Master of Fisheries Science

Master of Fisheries Science is offered in following 10 disciplines

1.Department of Aquaculture

2.Department of Fisheries Biology and Resource Management          

3.Department of Fisheries Economics

4.Department of Fisheries Extension

5.Department of Fish Processing Technology

6.Department of Fishing Technology and Fisheries Engineering

7.Department of Fisheries Biotechnology

8.Department of Fish Pathology and Health Management

9.Department of Fisheries Environment Management

10.Department of Fish Quality Assurance and Management


Ph.D

Ph.D offered in following 7 disciplines

1.Department of Aquaculture

2.Department of Fisheries Biology and Resource Management

3.Department of Fisheries Economics

4.Department of Fish Processing Technology

5.Department of Aquatic Environment Management

6.Department of Fish Quality Assurance and Management

7.Department of Fisheries Extension


B.E (Fisheries Engineering) Degree Programme

B.E (Fisheries Engineering) programme is the first of its kind in India. The degree is offered as a four year programme following semester system from the year 2015-16 with an intake of 20 students per year