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M. F.Sc., Fish Biotechnology

M. F.Sc., Fish Genetics and Breeding

F.Sc., Fish Pharmacology and Toxicology

MBA in Fisheries Enterprise Management

Campus Facility

  • Ph.D., Fish Biotechnology
  • Ph.D., Life Sciences

There shall be two categories of Ph.D. candidates for Ph.D. life Sciences programme.
(i) Part-time candidates (Internal) and (ii) Part-time candidates (External)

(i) Part-time candidates (Internal)

A candidate in this category includes JRF/SRF/ Fellows working in the externally funded schemes/project operated in the TNJFU can pursue the Ph.D., programme during any time of the year while continuing the duties of his/her service. The Institute does not provide any assistantship / fellowship to such a student.

(ii) Part-time candidates (External)

Persons working in Academic (Colleges) / Research Institutions (Central Institutes) will come under this category (In – Service candidates).


Fisheries Biotechnology Centre was established as a unit in the Department of Aquaculture as a Part II Scheme during 1997-98 at Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi. M.F.Sc., degree programme in Fisheries Biotechnology was however started early in the year 1992 itself and so far this centre has produced 29 post graduates in Fisheries Biotechnology.