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College of Fisheries, Mangalore

College of Fisheries, Mangalore

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The College of Fisheries is located in Mangalore, Karnataka. It is a Fisheries Education and Research Institute which was established in 1969 by the then University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore as the first fisheries college in India under the agricultural university system of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. 

 The College has now become part of the newly established Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University. It offers courses like B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science), M.F.Sc (Masters of Fisheries Science) and PHD.

 Admissions in the college are based majorly on merit and written exam conducted by the college itself. The college has a well-built infrastructure with multiple facilities available for students. 

College of Fisheries Highlights

Following are the highlights of College of Fisheries

LocationMangalore, Karnataka
Established1969
OwnershipGovernment
Mode of StudyFull-Time
Admission ProcessMerit-Based, Written Test
Courses OfferedUndergraduate and Postgraduate courses
Emaildeanfisheries@gmail.com
College websitehttps://www.cofm.edu.in/

College of Fisheries Courses

The College of Fisheries offers courses like B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science), M.F.Sc (Masters of Fisheries Science) and PHD. The key features of the courses have been tabulated below:

CoursesDetails
B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science)Duration: The duration of the course is 4 years.
Specializations: Aquaculture, Fishery Microbiology, Fish Processing Technology ,Fisheries Resources and Management, Aquatic Environment and Management ,Fisheries engineering
Eligibility: The candidate should have passed the second year of Karnataka Pre-university Board or its equivalent examination with physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology as elective subjects. The candidate should be completing 17 years of age.
M.F.Sc (Masters of Fisheries Science)Duration: The duration of the course is 2 years.
The programme is partly by course work and partly by research.
Specializations: Aquaculture, Fishery Microbiology, Fish Processing Technology ,Fisheries Resources and Management, Fisheries engineering and Technology
Eligibility: A bachelor’s degree in the respective discipline/ group of subjects from a recognised university. 6.00/10 or equivalent OGPA/ percentage of marks for general category, 5.5/10 or equivalent OGPA/ percentage of marks for SC/ST/Cat-1 candidates at bachelor’s degree level.
PHDDuration: The duration of the course is 3 years.
Eligibility: Master’s degree in a relevant field.

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College of Fisheries Admissions

Selection Criteria:

Selection of the Candidates for Admission in college:

  • Admissions for the seats are according to merit.
  • The admission committee constituted by the university calls candidates for counselling-cum admissions based on the merit list prepared under each category.
  • Admissions in M.FSc are merit-based. All eligible students appear for a written test conducted by the college.

Application procedure

  • All the shortlisted candidates shall present themselves for counseling on the prescribed date and time in respective courses with all original documents. 
  • Based on merit, provisional admission letter shall be issued to the candidate by the Registrar, CAU, Imphal.
  • The provisionally selected candidate shall report to the Dean of concerned College along with all original documents on the prescribed date. 
  • The Dean shall get the original documents verified by a committee of three senior teachers and Asstt. Registrar (Academic). After being satisfied with genuineness of certificate, the students shall be admitted after payment of prescribed fee. 
  • All original documents shall be kept in safe custody of the Dean of the College

Documents Required

Each student Seeking admission in the university snail submit an application in the prescribed form with the following certificates and documents in original before the Admission Committee constituted for the purpose. 

  • Pass Certificate for 10+2 Examination 
  • Marks sheet of 10+2 Examination 
  • Certificate of High School pass Examination in support of date of birth 
  • Migration / Transfer certificate from the Board/Council/University where the candidate studied last 
  • College/School leaving certificate from the authority of the college/school where the candidate studied last 
  • Conduct certificate from the Principal of the College/School where the candidate studied last 
  • Permanent residency/domicile certificate of concerned state 
  • Certificate from competent authority, in case admission is sought under reserved category
  • Medical certificate from a Medical Officer not below the rank of Asst. Surgeon in support of physical fitness of the candidate 
  • Any other documents (as per prospectus/notification) that may be required at the time of admission

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College of Fisheries Placements

The College has an active placement cell managed by senior faculty. All possible help is being extended to the graduates to find a suitable job. Campus interviews are also being arranged whenever required by the organizations.

Private Sector/ Employer for Fisheries Graduates

  • CP Aquaculture
  • Hindustan Lever Ltd
  • Manoj Enterprises Pvt. Ltd, Goa
  • Baraka Seafood, Mangalore
  • Siddi Exports, Gangolli
  • DevieeBiologicalsPvt. Ltd
  • Suryamitra Exim Pvt. Ltd
  • Avanti feeds
  • Rahul Foods, Goa
  • Seashanth Canning Company, Goa

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College of Fisheries Facilities

The college has a brilliant infrastructure and various facilities available for students including:

  • Well equipped Auditorium and Seminar Hall provide easily accessible platforms for students to showcase their talents through various activities.
  • A library which has a collection of over 14,000 books, 2,700 technical reports, 800 pamphlets, 5,800 bound periodicals and 4,700 reprints.
  • Separate boys and girls hostel.
  • Some other facilities include well-built Classrooms, Video conference halls, Sports and NSS unit. 

College of Fisheries Faculty

Teachers and instructors of APC are well qualified, experienced and co-operative with all students. Some extra knowledge is also provided to students like soft skill development classes, debates and interview practices.

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College of fisheries FAQs

Ques. Is there any Anti-Ragging cell in the College of Fisheries, karnataka?

Ans. Yes, the college has an anti-ragging committee to prohibit, prevent and completely wipe out the menace of ragging from the campus.

Ques. What are other colleges in comparison to College of Fisheries, Mangalore?

Ans. In comparison to College of Fisheries, Mangalore there is another college which is College of Fisheries, Central Agricultural University, Tripura.

Ques. Is there any Sports facility or Physical education available in College of Fisheries, Mangalore?

Ans. Yes, the college has both indoor and outdoor facilities available including Badminton court, Swimming Pool, Basketball court, Table Tennis Hall, Kabaddi court, Cricket Concrete Practice nets, VollyBall court and Gymnasium with Multi-gym and Free Weights.

Ques. Is there any Admission quota for Foreign nationals/ NRI students in College of Fisheries, Mangalore?

Ans. Yes, Admission to seats under Foreign National/ NRI’s NRI Sponsored and Kashmiri migrants are allotted on merit, based on aggregate percentage of marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology obtained in 2nd year of pre-university course or its equivalent.

Ques. What are the contact details of the College of Fisheries, Mangalore?

Ans. Tel No: 0824 – 2248936/ 2249256/57/58/59. Email - deanfisheries@gmail.com

http://www.cofm.edu.in/contactus.html

Ques. What are the courses in the College of Fisheries, Mangalore?

Ans. B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science) This is a four-year degree programme with an intake of 42 students. M.F.Sc - The duration of the course is 2 years. The programme is partly by course work and partly by research.
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      priyanka purbiaFishries science
      Batch : 2017
      6.7
      STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

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      6.7 /10

      Recenetly I dont think so companies hier anyone from placements. Bank should come and take students for agricultural department banking. Other wise only govt job are the options in Rajasthan.

      6/10faculty
      2/10placement
      8/10social life
      7/10course
      8/10hostel
      9/10campus life
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      DHARSHAN K SBachelor of fisheries science (BFSc)Pursued
      BATCH : 2020
      5.0
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      Good college

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      5 /10

      Very old college about 50 years old. It was started in 1969 which is going to celebrate golden jubilee in 2020. Infrastructure need to be improved still and due to lack of maintenance its quite lagging back.

      2/10faculty
      3/10placement
      8/10social life
      5/10course
      7/10hostel
      5/10campus life
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      Ayush DasBFScPursued
      BATCH : 2020
      4.2
      STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

      The best practical facilities for a Fisheries college available

      Admission -
      4.2 /10

      The teaching methods should be changed .. infrastructurehas stagnated...The hostel is food horrible .. there should be more focus on the practical works...and they should know that taking more responsibility is better

      4/10faculty
      6/10placement
      4/10social life
      4/10course
      2/10hostel
      5/10campus life
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      VISHAL V PARASAPPAGOLBachelor of Fisheries sciences ( B.F.Sc)Pursued
      BATCH : 2020
      8.3
      STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

      THE FIRST & BEST FISHERIES SCIENCES COLLEGE IN INDIA

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      8.3 /10

      The students are given complete freedom and support in the fields they are interested in curriculum related and also in extracurricular activities. Hence the college is not having any negative remarks as of now, all is running smoothly

      8/10faculty
      8/10placement
      10/10social life
      8/10course
      8/10hostel
      8/10campus life

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      Kankanady
      Mangalore - 575002
      Karnataka , India

      0.28KmGorigudda Bus Stop

      0824-2248936 , 2249256 , 2249257 , 2249258 , 2249259

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