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

Syllabus

Sl.No Course No Course Title Credits
I Semester
1 VFA 101 Communication Skill in English (2+0) = 2
2 VFA 102 Principal of Aquaculture (1+1) = 2
3 VFA 103 Farm Engineering (2+1) = 3
4 VFA 104 Shrimp Farming (3+2) = 5
5 VFA 105 Shrimp Seed Production and Hatchery Management (3+2) = 5
6 VFA 106 Shrimp Nutrition and Feed Management (2+1) = 3
7 VFA 107 Shrimp Diseases and Health Management (2+1) = 3
8 VFA 108 Water and Soil Quality Management (2+1) = 3
Total Credits in I Semester (17+9) = 26
II Semester
1 VFA 111 Swimming (0+1)
2 VFA 112 Computer Application (1+1)
3 VFA 113 Physical Education (1+1)
4 VFA 114 Anatomy of Finfish and Shellfish (2+1)
5 VFA 115 Biology of Finfish and Shellfish (2+1)
6 VFA 116 Pond Ecology (2+1)
7 VFA 117 Ornamental Fish Culture (3+2)
8 VFA 118 Live Food Organisms Culture (2+2)
9 VFA 119 Internship Programme (0+11)
Total Credits in II Semester (13+21) = 34
Total credits in I year – 60
Award : Diploma in Industrial Aquaculture NSQF Level 5
Job Role : Shrimp Farming Technician, Shrimp Hatchery Technician, Aquarium Fish Breeder, Water Quality Lab Technician, Disease lab Technician
III Semester
1 VFA 201 Freshwater Aquaculture (3+2) = 5
2 VFA 202 Freshwater Fish Seed Production and Hatchery Management (3+2) = 5
3 VFA 203 Integrated Aquaculture (2+1) = 3
4 VFA 204 Freshwater Fish Nutrition and Feed Management (2+1) = 3
5 VFA 205 Freshwater Fish Diseases and Health Management (2+1) = 3
6 VFA 206 Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture (3+2) = 5
7 VFA 207 Internship Programme (0+8) = 8
Total Credits in III semester (15+17) = 32
IV Semester
1 VFA 211 Breeding and Seed Production of Marine and Brackish Water Fishes (3+2) = 5
2 VFA 212 Brackish Water and Marine Fish Nutrition and Feed Management (2+1) = 3
3 VFA 213 Brackish Water and Marine Fish Disease and Health Management (2+1) = 3
4 VFA 214 Aquatic Pollution (2+1) = 3
5 VFA 215 Economic, Banking and Marketing (2+1) = 3
6 VFA 216 Fish Processing, Packaging and Value Addition (2+1) = 3
7 VFA 217 Internship Programme (0+8) = 8
Total Credits in IV Semester (13+15) = 28
Total credits in II year – 60
Award : Advanced Diploma in Industrial Aquaculture NSQF Level 6
Job Role : Shrimp Farming Technician, Shrimp Hatchery Technician, Aquarium Fish Breeder, Freshwater Fish Culture Technician, Freshwater Fish Hatchery Technician, Water Quality Lab Technician, Disease Lab Technician, Junior Marketing Associate
V Semester
1 VFA 301 Internship Programme (0+30) = 30
VI Semester
1 VFA 311 Internship Programme (0+30) = 30
Total Credits in III year – 60
Award : B.Voc in Industrial Aquaculture NSQF Level 7
Job Role : Aquaculture Technician, Aquaculture Lab Technician, Marketing Associate