"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

The need for Post Graduate students has become inevitable in India and around the globe. Post Graduate studies in Fisheries Science is offered in a limited number of colleges in India. Having considered the requirement of Post Graduates in Fisheries Science, Institute of Fisheries Post Graduate Studies (IFPGS) was established as a constituent college of Faculty of basic sciences, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University at Vaniyanchavadi (on OMR), Chennai in 2017. This Institute has Brackishwater Fish Farm (BRFF) in addition to state of art lab facilities viz. Biotechnology laboratory, Biochemistry laboratory, Fish Genetics laboratory, Fish Nutrition laboratory, Fish Pharmacology and Toxicology laboratory, Cell culture laboratory, Tissue culture laboratory, Microbiology laboratory, Bioinformatics laboratory and Wet lab. IFPGS was established with the following objectives.


  • To offer M.F.Sc. programme in Fish Biotechnology, Fish Genetics and Breeding, Fish Pharmacology and Toxicology and Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology.
  • To offer Ph.D., in Fish Biotechnology, Fish Pharmacology and Toxicology, Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology and Ph.D., in Life Science.
  • To undertake basic and applied research in fisheries science for the benefit of fish farmers and fisherfolk.