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CIFE

Central Institute of Fisheries Education

Facilities
Mumbai
Maharashtra
Accredited By
ISO
Established Date
1961
NA
Total Students
Private
Type
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Fees Range

How to reach

Central Institute of Fisheries Education is situated at ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Education (University under Sec. 3 of UGC Act), Indian Council of Agricultural Research Panch Marg, Off. Yari Road, Versova, Andheri (west), Mumbai 400 061. in Mumbai.

All Courses

Courses Offered

MFSc in Aquaculture
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Fishery Science-M.F.Sc.
  • Sciences
MFSc Aquatic Environment Management (AEM)
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Fishery Science-M.F.Sc.
  • Sciences
MFSc in Aquatic Animal Health (AAH)
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Fishery Science-M.F.Sc.
  • Sciences
MFSc in Fish Biochemistry & Physiology (FPB)
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Fishery Science-M.F.Sc.
  • Sciences
MFSc in Fish Nutrition & Feed Technology (FNT)
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Fishery Science-M.F.Sc.
  • Sciences
MFSc in Fish Biochemistry & Physiology (FPB)
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Fishery Science-M.F.Sc.
  • Sciences
MFSc in Fish Genetics & Breeding (FGB)
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Fishery Science-M.F.Sc.
  • Sciences
MFsc in Fish Biotechnology (FBT)
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Fishery Science-M.F.Sc.
  • Sciences
M.Sc. in Fisheries Management
  • 2 Years
  • M.Sc.
  • Sciences
M.Sc. in Mariculture
  • 2 Years
  • M.Sc.
  • Engineering

Central Institute of Fisheries Education - CIFE

Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) renders Master of Fisheries Science - Fisheries Resource Management, Aquaculture, Aquatic Animal Health Management, Aquatic Environment Management, Genetics and Breeding, Fish Biotechnology, Fish Physiology courses. The college is an ISO 9001:2008 certified college with ICAR accreditation. CIFE was established in 1961 by the Ministry of Agriculture in Mumbai. The institute received deemed university status in 1989.The Institute is a major contributor to the nation’s growing fisheries industry in terms of human resources. The college aims to provide demand-driven and latest education and training to its students through its post-graduate programs. The professionals it produces are trained in providing technical support, consultancy services and developing policies in fishery sciences. The institute has four centers in Rohtak, Kolkata, Kakinada and Powarkheda. CIFE offers Master of Fishery Sciences and Ph. D. in eleven disciplines. The institute has grown by leaps and bounds catering to the needs of the growing fishery industries. Dr. S.K. Chakraborty, Dr. M.P. Singh Kohli, and Dr. K.K. Jain are some of its prominent faculty members. The CIFE was then conferred to Deemed University status in 1989 by the University Grants Commission (UGC).The Deemed University included both Research and Education in its mandate. CIFE has been proactive in research and development of fisheries and aquaculture both in India and world wide.With a team of dedicated scientists and state-of-art infrastructure facilities, CIFE is actively partnering the knowledge led revolution in order to create fisheries and aquaculture based sustainable rural livelihoods and to ensure food and nutritional security for all. 

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Why join CIFE

Achievements

Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam award

Facilities

The college has a good infrastructure with all the basic facilities.

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Placement

20 Type Courses Available

  • 10 PG Courses
  • 9 phd Courses
  • 1 Diploma Courses

Awards

Award Name of Faculty Year Particulars
Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam award Dr. G. Venkateshwarlu, Principal Scientist Year 2013 Outstanding Teachers
Achievement Award Dr. N.P. Sahu, Principal Scientist and Head Year 2014 Aquaculture Nutrition Research
Professor Har Swaroop Gold Medal Dr. Gopalkrishna, Principal Scientist and Head Year 2014 Outstanding contribution in Genetics and Biotechnology from Zoological Society of India
National Academy of Biological Sciences Dr. K. Paniprasad, Principal Scientist Year 2014 Fisheries and aquaculture
Fellowship award of National Academy of Veterinary Sciences Dr. Gopalkrishna, Principal Scientist and Head Year 2014 Outstanding contribution in genetics
Fellowship from Society of Agriculture & Biological Research Dr. Chaturvedi, Senior Scientist Year 2014  
felicitated by NAAS Mr. Dasari Bhoomaiah, Assistant Chief Technical Officer Year 2015 Concept and Creation of XII Agricultural Science Congress logo

Central Institute of Fisheries Education Placements

Students of CIFE are placed in several major fisheries around the country. Several of them are leading researchers in their field today. The dedicated placement cell regularly conducts grooming sessions of the students in areas like soft skills, interview facing skills, behavioral skills hereby making them industry-fit. In the recent years the college has witnessed some well known recruitment companies walking-in and being invited for campus placements.

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Visiting Companies

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Student Placement

Infrastructure

Central Institute of Fisheries Education

CIFE has a huge campus with fully furnished classrooms and laboratories. The institute also offers sufficient hostel and guest house facilities along with substantial sports facilities as a means to unwind for the students. CIFE has two research-cum-training vessels to provide students hands-on training and support research endeavors. They are named M.F.V. Narmada and M.F.V. Saraswati and are both 36m and 11m OAL’s respectively. The Institute supports research and training in all kinds of inland, freshwater and saline water and marine water farms. The library i.e. National Library for Fisheries and Allied Sciences is well stocked with books as well as online resources and 28 computer terminals. The library provides e-books, journals and statistics to help students with their curriculum. The institute’s specialized laboratories include Nursery for Ornamental Fish and Giant Freshwater Prawn, Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics Lab, Fish Processing and Quality Control Lab and Electron Microscopy Lab. the Institute has round the clock broadband connectivity. CIFE has a gym, tennis court, basketball court, volleyball and table tennis court as well. 

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