Tamil Nadu Dr. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University(TNJFU), Tamil Nadu was established in the year 2012, under the recognition of UGC as a state university.
TNJFU caters to more than 1500 students, offering undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level programs. Admission to these courses is based on merit received in 10+2, bachelors’, and master’s degree program respectively.
TNJFU has signed MOU’s with some of the leading international universities and organizations, offering industrial training programs to the students.
|Year of Establishment||2012|
|Type of University||State|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Basis of Admission||Merit|
|Basic Eligibility Criteria|
UG: 10+2 or equivalent
PG: Bachelors’ degree from any government recognized institution
Ph.D.: Master’s degree from any government recognized university.
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TNJFU Affiliated Colleges
TNJFU has more than 8 constituent colleges, offering courses in the field of fisheries at different levels to the students. All the constituent colleges of the university, are listed below:
|Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi|
|Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri|
|Dr. M.G.R Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thalainayeru|
|College of Fisheries Engineering, Nagapattinam|
|Institute of Fisheries Post Graduate Studies, Vaniyanchavadi, OMR, Chennai|
|Institute of Fisheries Biotechnology, Vaniyanchavadi, OMR, Chennai|
|Fisheries Business School, Vaniyanchavadi, OMR, Chennai|
|College of Fish Nutrition and Food Technology, Madhavaram, Chennai|
TNJFU Courses Offered
Bachelors’ in fisheries science is a 4-year undergraduate program, focused on managing, breeding, catching, and preserving marine life creatures. The program provides on the job training to the students, by enabling them to work real-life situations.
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 or equivalent
Total Intake: 167 seats(Out of which 7 seats are reserved for students, whose parents work in the fisheries industry).
B.Tech (Fisheries Engineering)
It is a 4-year undergraduate program, moduled across different aspects involved in marine and nautical engineering. The course includes the study of modern tools and equipment, required for construction and management of aquatic ecosystems.
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2(PCM) or equivalent
Total Intake: 20
MBA (Fisheries Management)
MBA in fisheries management is a 2-year postgraduate program, focused to provide skill-set required to work at top-notch managerial positions of the marine industry. The course helps in providing the information, required to build a sustainable ecosystem for the efficient functioning of marine lifestyle.
Eligibility Criteria: Bachelors’ degree from any govt. recognized university.
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Why join Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNJFU):
- Best University: The university is the only university in the state which provides fishery education and research programs to the students.
- Training Programme: The university provides various training programs, campaigns, demonstrations, etc. The programs help in effective and efficient management of the marine industry, providing growth opportunities to the economy.
- Placement Cell: University has signed MOU’s with a number of notable organizations, offering students with lucrative training programs and job opportunities. More than 800 students have been placed in diversified sectors of the economy, after securing sustainable high-paid job opportunities through campus placements.