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TNFU BFSc Admissions 2017

Updated On: MAY 22ND, 2017

Established in 2012, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Chennai (TNFU) is a State-funded Fisheries University imparting professional education, research and training to enhance fish production and utilization by following the State Agricultural University (SAU) pattern and syllabi. With its head quarters at Nagapattinam, the university has 3 constituent institutes which offer various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes to its students.

The university offers the following bachelor degree programmes every year: 

  • Bachelor in Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.)
  • Bachelor in Engineering (B.E. in Fisheries Engineering)

Only candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu State who possess the relevant qualifying degree can register for these programmes. Seats are reserved for people belonging to reserved categories such as SC/ST/BC etc. as well as special categories viz. Differently-abled, Children of Freedom Fighter etc.

Candidates will be shortlisted for admission to the programmes on the basis of marks secured in the qualifying degree examination. Those interested can register for admission by filling-in the online application form and submitting it along with the required processing fee, on or before June 17, 2017 (tentative).

  • Mode of Application

    Online

  • APPLICATION FORM LINK

    Download

  • START DATE - END DATE

    01st May, 2018 - 20th Jun, 2018

  • RESULT DATE

    30th Jun, 2018


Important Dates

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [BFSc]
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration 01st May - 20th Jun , 2018
Announcement of merit list 30th Jun, 2018

Eligibility

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [BFSc]

Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.) – 60 seats

Duration of the Programme: 4 years

Eligibility:

  • Candidates should belong to Tamil Nadu State and must be below the age of 21 as on 1st of July of the concerned year. For SC/SCA/ST candidates, there is no age limit   
  • Candidates should possess the Higher Secondary Course (10+2)/CBSE/any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto
  • The following minimum aggregate is required for different categories of candidates:
SubjectsMinimum Marks (%)
AcademicVocationalBCMBC/DNCSC/ST
Biology/ Zoology & BotanyBiology6055Pass
Chemistry & PhysicsRelated to Fisheries/ Agriculture6055Pass
AggregateAggregate6560Pass

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E. in Fisheries Engineering) – 20 seats

Duration of the Programme: 4 years

Eligibility:

  • Candidates should belong to Tamil Nadu State and must be below the age of 21 as on 1st of July of the concerned year. For SC/SCA/ST candidates, there is no age limit   
  • Candidates should possess the Higher Secondary Course (10+2)/CBSE/any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto
  • The following minimum aggregate is required for different categories of candidates:
Academic SubjectsMinimum Marks (%)
BCMBC/DNCSC/ST
Mathematics6055Pass
Physics6055Pass
Chemistry6055Pass
Biology6055Pass
Aggregate6560Pass


How to Apply

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [BFSc]

Candidates must apply for admission through online registration process and submit completed application before June 17, 2017 (tentative). All fields in the application form should be correctly and completely filled-in with the relevant information.

  • Candidate should log on to the university website and follow the given steps:
  1. In the “Admissions” section, click on “Online Application” Link
  2. Click on “Apply Now” button and fill-in the application form
  3. Click on “Save” button if you need to make any changes or click on “Submit” button if all the particulars are correct
  4. Upon clicking “Submit” button, pay the registration fee through the available online payment modes
  5. Upon successful submission, the candidate will receive a confirmation mail along with your Login ID and Application Number
  6. Candidate must download the completed applications for subsequent use
  • The candidate must bring his downloaded application and the following certificates in original along with two sets of attested copies at the time of counselling:   
  1. HSC/CBSE/other equivalent mark sheet   
  2. Transfer Certificate   
  3. Community Certificate (For OC candidates community certificate not required)   
  4. Certificates for Special categories, if required     
  5. Nativity Certificate if required      
  6. First Graduate Certificate and Joint declaration form, if required

Important Note:

  • Application fee for OC / BC / BCM / MBC / DNC candidates: Rs. 600/-
  • Application fee for SC / SCA / ST candidates: Rs. 300/-

Online Application Form and Filling Instructions

 


Admission Process

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [BFSc]

Candidates will be selected for the programme on the basis of their marks in the qualifying examination (H.Sc./equivalent). Selection for admission to B.F.Sc. and B.E. degree courses will be done through counselling.

Counselling and Admission Fee (Non-refundable)

  • For OC / BC / BCM / MBC / DNC candidates: Rs. 1000/-
  • For SC / SCA / ST candidates: Rs. 500/-


Reservation Criteria

Selection shall be made as per the rules of reservation of the Government of Tamil Nadu for the following different categories:

  • Open Competition
  • Backward Class
  • Backward Class (Muslims)
  • Most Backward Class / Denotified Communities
  • Scheduled Caste
  • Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyars
  • Scheduled Tribe

Few seats are also reserved for special categories such as Differently-abled, Sports persons, Children of Freedom Fighter and Children of Ex-serviceman and for students from vocational stream, as detailed below:  

  • Differently-abled: 3% of the total number of seats is reserved for the differently-abled candidates.  
  • Sports Persons: 2 seats are reserved for sports person only for B.F.Sc. degree programme.
  • Children of Freedom Fighter:  Reservation is not applicable to adopted / foster children grandchildren of the Freedom Fighters under this category.
  • Children of Ex-Serviceman:  The candidates can also apply for Academic Stream of the qualifying examination for B.F.Sc. degree course under Children of Ex-Serviceman Quota.
CategoryReserved Seats
 B.F.Sc.B.E.
Differently-abled2 seats1 seat
Sports person2 seats-
Children of Freedom Fighter1 seat-
Children of Ex-serviceman1 seat-


Notes

Scholarships:

TNFU endows the following scholarships to its deserving candidates:

  • SC/ST Welfare and Backward Class Scholarships
  • Scholarships given by Govt. of India, Government of Tamil Nadu and Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • TNFU Merit Scholarship
  • Pattukottai Azhagiri Endowment scholarship

Hostel Facilities:

Hostel are available for the students in each campus and the messes are run on a dividend system.

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