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M.F.Sc. (Aquaculture)

Master of Fisheries Sciences in Aquaculture

Interested in making a worthwhile career in the field of aquaculture? Aspiring to make a living by working in the fisheries department? Want to take up aquaculture as your field of research? Learn here in this page the details of the course Master of Fisheries Sciences in Aquaculture.

Course Name: M.F.Sc. (Aquaculture)
Group: M.Sc.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Fishery
Duration: 2 Years


Master of Fisheries Sciences (MFSc) are quite popular courses with those who are in admiration of the wonderful aquatic world. There are various courses on fisheries like, fish biotechnology, fish nutrition & feed, fish biotechnology, aquatic environment management and so on. Aquaculture is one of the popular fields in the study of fisheries. Just like the other fisheries courses, the course on aquaculture has great practical applications in developing the aquaculture business in a country blessed with plentiful of water resources in the form of rivers and a long coastline. Opportunities in this field are improving as there is a greater emphasis on scientific research in the field and large investments coming up from the private hands to promote the sector.

Eligibility and course duration

Bachelors degree in Fisheries Sciences with at least 60% marks (aggregate) from recognized institutes. Selections are through entrance tests and interview.

Duration is 2 years comprising of 4 semesters.

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M.F.Sc. (Aquaculture) - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
Central Institute of Fisheries Education, West Bengal
College of Fisheries, Kerala
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand

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More about the course

The courses on fisheries science are useful in improving one's theoretical and practical strengths in one's respective area of work. They help the students to build up knowledge and expertise to deal with challenges in the fisheries industry. Aquaculture has its importance as a separate course because of its role in contributing to the production of fish and other aquatic animals for human consumption. It is also instrumental in creating employment opportunities in fish production. Most of the topics are based on seed production, nutrition, biotechnology, health management, genetics, fish culture techniques for ornamental fishes, culture of finfish and shellfish in fresh, marine and brackish waters and so on.

Job opportunities

A good percentage of postgraduates get absorbed as lecturers in the various institutes and universities in the field of fisheries. There are a number of research institutes where too one can get settled as scientists. In this respect there are opportunities overseas to work as scientists or researchers. One can get to work as consultant for research organizations. One also gets opportunities in companies specialising in producing fish feeds, seeds and other products concerned with aquaculture. One can act as consultant for breeding and taking care of ornamental fishes. The fish farming business too calls for services of professional hands trained in this field. There are also prospects of doing PhD in one's respective area of specialisation. With experience one can climb up to top positions in the fisheries departments and so on.

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