Eligibilty & Entry Requirements
What is the eligibility required for the B.F.Sc. course?
The eligibility criteria are one of the most important parts of any course. The students who are planning to take admission into the desired course are advised to check the eligibility criteria of the course. The student should fulfil all the mandatory requirements of the course. If he/she fails to do so, his/her admission might get cancelled by the institute/college.
The students who are planning to pursue B.F.Sc. course can check the detailed eligibility criteria of the course below.
- The student should have passed his/her class 10+2 examination in the science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Agriculture as subjects.
- The student should have a minimum of 50% marks in the class 12th examination.
- The student should have qualified for the required entrance examination. Some colleges accept national/state-level entrance examination marks for admission while some colleges give direct admission based on marks and a round of personal interviews of the students.
Entrance examinations for B.F.Sc. course:
Some of the B.F.Sc. entrance examinations in India are listed below.
- Karnataka Common Entrance Test
- Junagadh Agricultural University Entrance Test
- Kerala Agricultural University Common Entrance Test
- Maharana Pratap University Graduate Test
- Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training Entrance Test
What are the subjects in B.F.Sc. course?
The students who are planning to take admission into B.F.Sc. course can check the complete list of subjects below. This will give them a better idea of the course. The course is divided into 8 semesters. During these 8 semesters, the students study various different subjects related to the Fisheries Science field.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Principles of Aquaculture||Information & Communication Technology|
|Taxonomy of Finfish||Freshwater Aquaculture|
|Taxonomy of Shellfish||Anatomy of Finfish and Shellfish|
|Meteorology & Geography||Biology of Finfish & Shellfish|
|Principles of Biochemistry||Soil and Water Chemistry|
|Fundamentals of Microbiology||Limnology|
|Fishery Economics||Food chemistry & Fish in Nutrition|
|-||Biochemical Techniques & Instrumentation|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Culture of Fish Food Organisms||Aquaculture Engineering|
|Inland Fisheries||Ornamental Fish Production & Management|
|Oceanography||Coastal Aquaculture & Mariculture|
|Fish Nutrition & Feed Technology||Physiology of Finfish & shellfish|
|Marine Biology||Fishing Craft & Gear Technology|
|Refrigeration and Freezing Technology||Canning & Fish Packaging Technology|
|Statistical Methods in Fisheries||Extension Education in Fisheries|
|-||Fisheries Administration & Legislation|
|Semester V||Semester VI|
|Aquatic Ecology & Biodiversity||Biotechnology & Bioinformatics in Fisheries|
|Finfish Breeding & Hatchery Management||Fishery Genetics & Breeding|
|Shellfish Breeding & Hatchery Management||Fish Population Dynamics & Stock Assessment|
|Diseases & Management||Aquatic Pollution & Coastal Zone Management|
|Marine Fisheries||Fish Products and By products Technology|
|Disaster Management in Fisheries||Fish Microbiology and Quality Assurance|
|Navigation & Seamanship||Financing and Marketing Management in Fisheries|
|-||Entrepreneurship Development and Communication Skills|
|Semester VII||Semester VIII|
|Hands-on Training in Fisheries (Experiential Learning)||In-plant training in Fisheries|
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