- Fisheries Resource Management
- Fish Processing, Technology
- Aquatic Environment Management
- Fish Engineering
- Department of Aquatic Animal Health Management
- Fisheries Extension,
- Economics, and
4 Years (8th Semesters)
No. of seats
50 students per academic session
There are numerous of career or job opportunities in government and the private sector. The government and state governments have positions like Assistant Fisheries Development Officers (AFDO) and Fisheries Extension Officers (FEO), Fisheries Development Boards (State wise), Food Department (State wise) and Banks etc. amongst others. Careers are also possible with Maine Product Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Fisheries Survey of India (FSI), NIO, WHO, FAO, NACA, NABARD, EIA. Banks recruit domain experts in loan disbursement departments. Candidates can work as managers or officers in seafood processing and export units, aqua feed plants, fishing gear industries and in pharmaceutical companies in the private sector. Aspirants can also do jobs in central government agencies like Marine Product Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Fisheries Survey of India (FSI), NIO, WHO, and many others. Degree holders can apply for research projects or can do further study. Candidates can find the number of job opportunities in institutions, banks, fishing/oceans and in foreign countries.
Number of job opportunities are available for B.F.Sc. Graduates in the Private sector. Graduates (B.F.Sc.) usually get hired by Food Processing and Technology sector, Fish Breeding farms large and medium in size, Aquariums etc. Average starting salary in case of Graduates is between 2-4 Lakh Rupees per year.
After passing B.F.Sc., they can go for self employment in fish production and fish processing sector with funding from various agencies.
Graduates in Fisheries can also opt for higher studies and join ICAR, Universities etc.