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Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) Mumbai Ph.D Admission 2015 Notification

Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) Mumbai Ph.D Admission 2015 Notification

Last Modified : May 22, 2015

CIFE Ph.D Admission 2015:

Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) Mumbai invites the application for Ph.D Programme. For admission to Ph.D programme All India Competitive Examination will be held on July 26, 2015 & viva-voce / interview for the qualified candidates will be held on July 27, 2015 at Mumbai only.

Name of Discipline and Number of Seats:

Fisheries Resource Management06
Post-harvest Technology04
Fish Genetics03
Fish Biotechnology03
Fish Nutrition & Feed Technology03
Fish Physiology and Biochemistry02
Fisheries Economics02
Fisheries Extension02
Aquatic Animal Health Management04
Aquatic Environmental Management03


  • Numbers of seats are tentative and likely to be changed without prior notice.
  • Seats remaining vacant on account of non-availability of suitable candidates in a particular discipline will be allotted to another discipline and filled up from eligible candidates.
  • The decision of the Admission Committee / Vice-Chancellor will be final in this regard.

Eligibility Criteria for CIFE Mumbai Ph.D Admissions 2015:

  • F.Sc. (4 years B.F.Sc.+2 years P.G./3 years B.Sc.+3 years P.G. pattern/M.Sc. offered at CIFE (up to 1995) or
  • F.Sc., provided the candidate holds a Bachelor's degree in Biological Science and has two years of experience in fisheries development work after obtaining D.F.Sc.
  • Sponsored: In case of sponsored candidates, those holding M.Sc. in Fish and Fisheries and related disciplines with at least two years' experience in Fisheries development work are also eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age for admission shall be 22 years as on 31st August 2015.


Fellowship There is a provision for awarding institutional Fellowship to candidates @ Rs 13, 125/- per month and Rs 3000/- per month to the in-service candidates from ICAR Institutes/SAUs/CAUs but there is no provision for Institutional Fellowship for the selected candidates from State Fisheries Department.

How to Apply for CIFE Mumbai Ph.D Admissions 2015

  • Candidates can apply online for Ph.D Programme
  • He / She need not purchase separate prospectus
  • Application and prospectus will be available on CIFE website
  • Then candidates fill the application form online with all required details
  • During filling of prescribed online application form, candidates have option for making fee
  • Fee payment can be through Bank challan of State Bank of India or Credit / Debit card using e-payment of SBI.
  • Application fees of Rs 500/-for all categories.

CIFE Mumbai Ph.D admissions 2015 Important Dates:

Start date of Online ApplicationMay 5, 2015
Last date of submission of online applicationJune 5, 2015
Last date of receipt of copy of filled in application formJune 15, 2015
Last Date of receipt of filled in application formJune 30, 2015
Written ExaminationJuly 26, 2015
InterviewJuly 27, 2015

Selection for CIFE Mumbai Ph.D Admissions 2015:

Candidate will be selected on the base of the performance in the written exam.

  • An All India Competitive Written Examination for admission to Ph.D. in Fisheries shall be held in June at Mumbai.
  • The candidates who fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria will be permitted to appear at the Entrance Test.
  • A written test covering the subject matter shall be conducted before the interview to check the knowledge of the candidate in the discipline to which admission is sought.


ICAR – Central Institute of Fisheries Education
Panch Marg, Off. Yari Road, Andheri (w)
Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400061

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