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

Syllabus

Semester Wise Courses of B.VOC (Aquatic Animal Health Management)


Course No.

Course title

Credits

Total Credits

 

Semester-1

 

 

 

General educations components

 

 

 

 

 

30

VAH111

English

3(1+2)

VAH112

Swimming

3(0+3)

VAH113

Basics principles in Aquaculture

6(3+3)

VAH114

Basic mathematics

4(3+1)

 

Skill components

 

VAH115

Field and lab identification of culturable fishes

2(0+2)

VAH116

Types of farming, culture systems and hatcheries

3(2+1)

VAH117

Management of shrimp farms

2(0+2)

VAH118

Internship in shrimp farms

7(0+7)

 

Semester-2

 

 

 

General Education components

 

30

VAH121

Basic fisheries engineering and farm implements

3(2+1)

VAH122

Fisheries marketing

4(3+1)

VAH123

Good laboratory practices

4(3+1)

 

Skill components

 

VAH124

Role of water quality on diseases in aquaculture

4(2+2)

VAH125

Fish nutrition and Fish diseases

5(3+2)

VAH126

Aquatic animal health management

6(4+2)

VAH127

Conventional and advanced diagnostic techniques.

4(2+2)

 

Semester-3

 

 

 

General Education components

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

VAH211

Microbiological techniques

3 (2+1)

VAH212

Seed production and hatchery management in commercially important fishes

6(5+1)

VAH213

Field and lab identification of fish diseases

4 (1+3)

 

Skill components

 

VAH214

Treatment of diseases in aquaculture

4 (3+1)

VAH215

GMPs in fish farms and hatcheries

3 (2+1)

VAH216

Fish and shellfish seed quality assessment

5(3+2)

VAH217

Biotechnological tools in diseases diagnosis

5 (3+2)

 

Semester-4

 

 

 

General Education components

 

 

 

 

30

VAH221

Biosecurity in aquaculture farms

4 (3+1)

VAH222

Quarantine and health certification in Aquaculture

5 (2+3)

 

Skill components

 

VAH223

Prophylactics in aquaculture

6(4+2)

VAH224

Selection of brooders, screening for diseases in finfish and shellfish

5(4+1)

VAH225

Bio-floc technology in farming and disease prevention

3(2+1)

VAH226

Internship in fish farms

7 (0+7)

 

Semester-5

 

 

 

General Education components

 

 

VAH311

Internship in aquaculture industry/ farm

24(0+24)

 

30

 

Skill components

 

VAH312

Internship in ornamental fish farm

6(0+6)

 

Semester-6

 

 

 

Skill components

 

 

VAH321

Internship in shrimp  farm/ hatchery 

15(0+15)

30

VAH322

Internship in fish farm

15(0+15)