CIFNET Entrance Exam 2020: Check Exam Pattern, Syllabus here

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: December 01, 2020

If you are interested in taking admission in BFSc and VNC / MFC in Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical and Engineering Training then you will need to appear for the CIFNET Entrance Exam. Check out everything related to CIFNET Exam 2020 in this article.

CIFNET Entrance Exam

The CIFNET Entrance Exam Notification for the academic year 2020-21 has been released by Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical and Engineering Training for the admission of- BFSc and VNC/ MFC. Every year numerous students apply for BFSc and VNC / MFC admission and for that, they must appear for the CIFNET 2020 entrance exam. On the basis of their CIFNET scores, candidates are shortlisted for BFSc and VNC / MFC programmes. The CIFNET 2020 entrance examination will be conducted at designated centres in Kochi, Chennai, and Visakhapatnam.

Candidates who are looking for the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of CIFNET 2020 Entrance Exam can go through this article and check out all the information.

CIFNET Entrance Exam Pattern 2020 

The exam pattern followed for CIFNET 2020 is explained in the table below. Students can find all the details of the CIFNET exam pattern 2020 here.

CIFNET BFSc Exam Pattern 2020

The medium of Question Paper


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

No. of Sections

(Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and English Language)

Marking Scheme

+1 marks for every correct answer 

And for every wrong answer, 1/4 marks will be deducted.

CIFNET VNC/ MFC Exam Pattern 2020

The medium of Question Paper


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

No. of Sections

Maths, Science subjects and English language

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CIFNET Syllabus 2020

CIFNET conducted for BFSc and VNC / MFC covers topics from subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, English, and Science. To learn more about the CIFNET Entrance Exam Syllabus 2020, candidates should check the table below.

CIFNET Physics Syllabus

Mathematical Methods


Classical Mechanics

Statistical Mechanics


Nuclear and Particle Physics


Quantum Theory and its Applications

Molecular Physics

Electromagnetic Theory

Condensed Matter Physics


Experimental Physics


CIFNET Chemistry Syllabus

General Chemistry

States of Matter


Structure of Atom







Processes of Isolation of Elements


Solid State

Coordination Compounds

General Organic Chemistry


P, D, F Block Elements

Carboxylic Acids

Classification of Elements



Molecular Structure

D Block Elements


Chemical Bonding

Alkali and Alkaline earth metals (S Block)

Environmental Chemistry

Surface Chemistry



Redox Reactions


Chemistry in Everyday Life

Chemical Kinetics



CIFNET Mathematics Syllabus

Relations and Functions

Conic Sections


Permutations and Combinations

Complex Numbers


Quadratic Equations

Exponential and Logarithmic Series

Sequences and Series

Sets and Set Theory


Probability Function

Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates

Limits and Continuity


Applications of Derivatives


Indefinite Integrals Binomial Theorem

Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry


Straight Lines



Definite Integrals

CIFNET Biology Syllabus

Embryology of angiosperms

Plant Diseases

Plant Physiology




Plant growth and growth hormones



Plant Succession


Environmental Pollution


Cell Biology

Morphology of Angiosperm




Algae, Fungi


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CIFNET English Syllabus



Active and Passive Voice

Error Correction (Underlined Part)



Sentence Improvement



Sentence Arrangement

Spelling Test

Fill in the blanks


Spotting Errors

Passage Completion

Para Completion

Idioms and Phrases

Joining Sentences


Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)

CIFNET Science Syllabus

Laws of motionMechanical properties of solidsElectromagnetic inductionCommunication systemsClassification of elements and periodicity in properties

P-block elements

Units and measurementsThermodynamicsCurrent electricityOrganic chemistry-some basic principles and techniques and hydrocarbonsEnvironmental chemistry

Chemical bonding and molecular structure

Thermal properties of matterMotion in a straight lineMagnetism and MatterP-block elements – group 14 (carbon family)Biomolecules

Electrochemistry and chemical kinetics

GravitationNucleiDual nature of radiation and matterSolutionsSolid-state

Haloalkanes and haloarenes

Kinetic theoryMotion in a planeAlternating currentSurface chemistryStates of matter: gasses and liquidsPolymers
Wave opticsSystems of particles and rotational motionAtomsThermodynamicsChemistry in everyday life

Organic compounds containing nitrogen

Work, energy, and powerMechanical properties of fluidsElectromagnetic wavesChemical equilibrium and acids-basesStoichiometry---
Physical-worldMoving charges and magnetismSemiconductor electronicsHydrogen and its CompoundsGeneral principles of metallurgy---
OscillationsElectric charges and fieldsWavesAtomic structureOrganic compounds containing c, h, o---
Ray optics and optical instrumentsElectrostatic potential and capacitanceThe s – block elementsD and f block elements & coordination compoundsP- block elements group 13 (boron family)---

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Note:-  The information given above about the CIFNET Entrance Exam Syllabus 2020 is for reference purposes. 

List of Popular BFSc Colleges for Direct Admission without CIFNET 2020

Here is the list of popular colleges, which offer direct admission in BFSc without CIFNET score. You can also click on the names of the colleges mentioned in the table to know more about them. If interested, the easiest way to apply for these colleges is by submitting the Common Application Form (CAF) available on CollegeDekho. Through this, our expert counsellors will be guiding you in every step of the admission/ selection process. 

Sawai Madhopur College of Engineering & Technology

Centurion University of Technology and Management

The Neotia University

Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University

Centurion University of Technology and Management

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