This course is designed to develop and nurture the interest of candidates for the field of Aquaculture. It teaches about rearing and breeding of aquatic animals, plants and complete water Eco-system. This course and studies are utilized for developing alternate living opportunity by providing aquaculture products as a source of proteins, amino acids, etc.
The program has some objectives like to give technical knowledge about fishing, aquaculture activities, and to develop entrepreneurship in the same field.
Through this course, awareness is also getting created to save and nurture green aquaculture and its environment.
The course is open for all 12th passed candidates who want to learn about Aquaculture and its management. Professionals who are working for research institutions, aquatic conservation, ornamental fish, etc can also pursue this course to have better grip over the subject.
Graduates like B.Sc (Natural Sciences), B.Tech (Natural Sciences) or B.Sc Agriculture degree holder are also eligible for this course.
Admission procedure includes submission of filled application form enclosed with all other documents and application fee in prescribed format. Candidates need to approach the administrative department of selected institutes and get the complete specific details from there only.
The duration for this course is 2 years which is divided into weeks modules by many institutes. It may vary for working professionals as they only have weekend classes.
Further study options
After completion of this course, interested candidates may pursue graduation and post graduation degree if have not done already. For professionals, there are many other short term courses like Certificate Fisheries Governance, etc are available related to same specialization and they may consider pursuing any of them.
the course starts with Basics of Aquaculture. Then it includes details of Freshwater Aquaculture, Coastal Aquaculture and laboratory based practical sessions for Freshwater Aquaculture, Brackish-water and Marine Aquaculture. The course includes separate modules for Freshwater Aquaculture and Coastal Aquaculture.
This course prepares candidates to work in aquaculture industry and to work towards management.
The candidates learn about aquatic ecology, basic aquatic species biology, management skills and business management.
These candidates are getting hired by Aquaculture industries on regular basis. Candidates having knowledge about traditional fisher-folk, updated technical knowledge about aquaculture and management skills can get job easily. They can join as operators, manager and even technicians in industries.
Candidates can try for opportunities in the fields like ornamental fish business, Aquarist, Marine Biologist, Fish Biologist and Animal care and Management Officer.
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