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Aquaculture

S. No Course No. Title of the Course Credit hrs.
1 AQC 501 Sustainable Aquaculture 3 (2 + 1)
2 AQC 502 Soil and Water Quality Management in Aquaculture 3 (2 + 1)
3 AQC 503 Nutrition and Feed technology 3 (2 + 1)
4 AQC 504 Aquatic animal health management 3 (2 + 1)
5 AQC 506 Seed production and Hatchery management of shellfishes 2 (1 + 1)
6 AQC 509 Coastal Aquaculture 3 (2 + 1)
7 AQC 511 Larval Nutrition and Culture of fish food organisms 3 (2 + 1)

Fisheries Resource Management

S.No. Course No. Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses
1 FRM 501 Inland Fisheries Resources 3 (2 + 1)
2 FRM 502 Marine Fisheries Resource Management 3 (2 + 1)
3 FRM 503 Marine Ecosystems, BioDiversity and Conservation 3 (2 + 1)
4 FRM 504 Tropical Fish Stock Assessment 3 (2 + 1)
5 FRM 506 Remote Sensing and GIS for Fisheries Management 2 (1 + 1)
6 FRM 509 Feeding and ReProductive Biology of Finfish and Shellfish 3 (2 + 1)
7 FRM 512 Modern Techniques in Taxonomy 3 (2 + 1)

Fisheries Economics

S.No. Course No. Title of the Course Credit Hours
Major Courses
1 FEM 501 Microeconomics 2 (2 + 0)
2 FEM 502 Macroeconomics 2 (2 + 0)
3 FEM 503 Aquaculture Production Economics 3 (2 + 1)
4 FEM 504 Marine Fisheries Resource Economics 2 (1 + 1)
5 FEM 505 Fisheries Marketing Management 3 (2 + 1)
6 FEM 506 Environmental Economics 2 (2 + 0)
7 FEM 507 Human Resource Management 2 (2 + 0)
8 FEM 508 Finance and Accounting for Managers 2 (1 + 1)
9 FEM 509 Introduction to Econometrics 2 (1 + 1)

Fisheries Extension

S. No. Course No Title of the Course Credit Hours
1 FEX 501 Perspectives and Prospects of Fisheries Extension 3 (2 + 1)
2 FEX 502 Extension Communication and Methods 3 (2 + 1)
3 FEX 503 Participatory Approaches in Extension education 3 (2 + 1)
4 FEX 504 Training for Human Resource Development 3 (2 + 1)
5 FEX 506 Diffusion and adoption of innovations in Fisheries 2 (1 + 1)
6 FEX 507 Multimedia Creations & Applications 2 (0 + 2)
7 FEX 508 Planning and Management of Fisheries Development Programmes 2 (1 + 1)
8 FEX 509 Human Resource Management 2 (1 + 1)

Fish Processing Technology

S. No. Course No. Title of the Course Credit Hours
1 FPT 501 Technology of fish freezing and frozen storage 3 (2 + 1)
2 FPT 502 Thermal processing of fishery products 3 (2 + 1)
3 FPT 503 Quality assurance, management and certification 3 (2 + 1)
4 FPT 504 Applied fish biochemistry 3 (2 + 1)
5 FPT 505 Techniques in microbiology 2 (1 + 1)
6 FPT 506 Cured, dehydrated and smoked fishery products 2 (1 + 1)
7 FPT 507 Handling, storage and transport of fresh fish 2 (1 + 1)
8 FPT 508 Technology of minced – based fish products 2 (1 + 1)
9 FPT 509 Additives in fish processing 2 (1 + 1)
13 FPT 513 Packaging of fish and fishery products 2 (1 + 1)

Fishing Technology and Fisheries Engineering

S.No. Course No. Course Title Credit
Major Courses
1. FET 501 Advanced Fishing Gear Technology 2+1
2. FET 502 Advanced Fishing Craft Technology 2+1
3. FET 503 Responsible Fishing 2+1
4. FET 504 Refrigeration and Electrical Engineering 1+1
5. FET 505 Marine Engineering 1+1
6. FET 508 Fishing Harbour and Fleet Management 1+1
7. FET 511 Fish Processing Machinery 1+1
8. FET 512 Acoustics, Navigation and Seamanship 1+1
Minor Courses
9. FET 506 Aquacultural Engineering 1+1
10. FET 507 Engineering Graphics 0+1
11. FET 509 Environmental Engineering and Pollution 1+1
12. FET 510 Sea Safety and Disaster Management 1+0

Fisheries Biotechnology

S. No. Course No Title of the Course Credit Hours
1 FBT 501 Fundamental of Molecular Biology (2 +1)
2 FBT 502 Basic Concepts of Cell Biology (2+1)
3 FBT 503  Gene Structure and Regulation of Expression (2+1)
4 FBT 504 Genetic Engineering and its application in Fisheries (2+1)
5 FBT505  Molecular and Immunogenetics (1+1)
6 FBT 506  Cell culture and Bio-informatics (1+1)
7 FBT 508  Marine Biotechnology (1+1)
8 FBT 509  Aquaculture Biotechnology  (1 +1)

Fish Pathology and Health Management

S. No. Course No. Course Title Credit Hours
Major Courses
1 AAH 501 Viral and bacterial diseases of finfish and shellfish * 2+1
2 AAH 502 Parasitic diseases of finfish and shellfish * 2+1
3 AAH 503 Health management in aquaculture * 2+1
4 AAH 504 Systemic fish pathology * 2+1
5 AAH 505 Fish immunology 2+1
6 AAH 506 Microbiological techniques 1+1
7 AAH 507 Fish virology and cell culture 2+1
8 AAH 508 Clinical pathology 1+1
9 AAH 509 Non-infectious and fungal diseases 1+1
10 AAH 510 Aquatic environment and fish health 1+1
11   Diagnostic techniques 1+1
* Compulsory

Aquatic Environment Management

S.No Course No Title of the Course Credit Hours
1. AEM 501 Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity 3 (2 + 1)
2. AEM 502 Ecology and Management of Limnetic Environment 3 (2 + 1)
3. AEM 503 Planktonology 3 (2 + 1)
4. AEM 504 Aquatic Microbial Ecology 3 (2 + 1)
5. AEM 505 Fisheries Oceanography 2 (1 + 1)
6. AEM 506 Integrated Coastal Zone Management 3 (2 + 1)
7. AEM 507 Aquatic Pollution and Wastewater Management 3 (2 + 1)

Fish Quality Assurance and Management

S.No. Course No. Title of the course Credit Hours
1 FQM 501 Fish Quality Indices 1 + 1
2 FQM 502 Chemical hazards in fish 2 + 1
3 FQM 503 Microbial Hazards in Fish 1 + 2
4 FQM 504 Instrumentation in Fish Quality Assessment 1 + 2
5 FQM 505 Processing of Fish and their Quality Problems 2 + 1
6 FQM 506 Fish Quality Standards 2 + 1
7 FQM 507 Fish Sanitation and Hygiene 2 + 1