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Fisheries College and Research Institute

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Fisheries College and Research Institute is situated at Chidambaranagar, Madurai - Harbour Express Road Periyanayagapuram Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu 628008 in Thoothukudi.

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  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Fishery Science-B. F. Sc.
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Fisheries College and Research Institute - FCRI

Fisheries College and Research Institute initially started as Fisheries College was established in the year 1977 as a constituent unit of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University at Thoothukkudi, a famed town for Pearl fishing. Thereby it became the first college in the state of Tamil Nadu and the second one in India to offer the Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc) degree in India. When the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University was carved out of the existing Tamil Nadu Agricultural University on 20 September 1989, the college was reaffiliated to the newly formed Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. The college was duly renamed as Fisheries College and Research Institute (FCRI) during the year 1990 in order to include its focus on research and extension. The Main Campus of FCRI is about 10 km away from the city of Thoothukkudi and is spread over an area of 24 ha which is accessible through the Harbour Bypass Road. The Shore Laboratory Campus is separated from the main campus by a distance of 11 km, and is located within the Fishing Harbour Complex,Thoothukkudi over an area of 0.4 ha and is connected by the North Beach Road. Maritech Research & Extension Center is located on the outskirts of Tharuvaikulam, a fishing village which is 25 km away from the main campus, and facilitates research on mariculture activities.

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5 Type Courses Available

  • 1 UG Courses
  • 3 PG Courses
  • 1 phd Courses

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The main campus has the administrative block, computer laboratory, ARIS cell, auditorium, conference hall, AV hall, examination hall, UG / PG classroom blocks, Library, Museum and e-learning laboratory. The college has a library of 625 sqm with collection of 15000 books, journals and CD databases. It also has stack rooms for books, back volumes, periodical section, computer room, conference room, educational video hall, thesis section and reprography facilities.


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