Thursday, May 1, 2014

Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical and Engineering Training (CIFNET), BFSc (NS) Admission Notification 2014

Government of India
Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical &
Engineering Training (CIFNET), Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi – 682 016
Phone: 0484- 2351610, 2351493, 2351790 Fax: 0484-2370879 E-mail:

Admission Notification 2014

Applications are invited for
Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science)
4- year programme (8 semester) with integrated practicals &  on board training on ocean going fishing vessel

BFSc(NS)  Admission Notification
                   Application Form

Affiliated to Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kochi and approved by Directorate General of Shipping for the session 2014-18 conducted at this institution

Application form and Prospectus can be obtained from the Director, CIFNET, Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi – 16, on payment of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST) by Demand Draft drawn in favour of Senior Administrative Officer, CIFNET payable at Ernakulam and a self addressed and stamped (Rs.15) envelope (A4 size) or by cash from CIFNET Office. Application forms can also be had in person from the Institute HQ at Kochi and Units: CIFNET Unit, 59, S.N. Chetty Street, Royapuram, Chennai - 600 013 OR CIFNET Unit, Beach Road, Visakhapatnam - 530 001 OR can be downloaded from the Institute website and applied alongwith DD for the above said amount.
Special feature: On completion of this degree, basic modular courses with required sea experience are exempted from all written papers and directly (without Post-Sea courses) appear for the Mate Fishing Vessel oral examination leading to the issuance of Certificate of competency as Mate of a fishing vessel as per MS notice 10 of 2010 dated 07.07.2010.
Entry Qualification: 10 + 2 with minimum 50% marks in English 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% aggregate marks in other Science subjects. In the case of SC/ST students only a pass is required in the qualifying examination with above subjects.
The candidates, who are appearing 10 + 2 examination during March, 2014 are also eligible to apply. However the selection will be made only through marks obtained in 10 + 2 and entrance examination.

Age limit: Minimum 17 years and Maximum 20 years as on 1st October, 2014.

Intake capacity:
General Quota -20 seats.
NRI Quota - 1 seat
Foreign National Quota – 1 seat

Mode of selection: Entrance Test (at Kochi, Chennai & Visakhapatnam), Academic Merit in (10 + 2) and Interview.
Medical fitness/ Eye sight and colour vision: As per Merchant Shipping (Medical examination) Rules, 2000 as amended from time to time.
System of Teaching: Semester system of instruction with theoretical and practical exposure and a special continuous Onboard training on ocean-going fishing vessels in each semester.

 Important dates  
Last Date of Issue of application form 16th May, 2014
Last date of Receipt of filled in application 16th May, 2014
Entrance Test 7th June, 2014  
Date of Interview 15th July, 2014
Date of commencement of the course 21st July, 2014



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