Updated On - October 20th 2022, Updated By - ishika




Tamil Nadu Fisheries University 2023: TNFU is  founded in 2012 in Nagapattinam, Nagapattinam district. It was established under Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Act, 2012. The Act was amended in 2014. The main Motto of the University is Educate, Innovate, Elevate. University has 8 affiliated colleges.

Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Tamil Nadu

University NameTamil Nadu Fisheries University
University TypeState
Accredited byUGC
LocationNagapattinam, Tamil Nadu
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
ChancellorBanwarilal Purohit
Vice-ChancellorDr. G. Sugumar
Accommodation FacilityFor both (Boys & Girls)
Founded In2012
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Admission 2023

University offers UG & PG, and Research courses in the discipline of fish quality, aquaculture, resources of fisheries, Technology of fish processing. University also provides Diploma and Certificate courses in fish feed and fish farming.

University organized entrance exams for PG courses and obtained marks in UG course are must for Research programs. The final round of Selected students in Entrance exams are calling by University for counseling and they are eligible for admission. University offers B.F.Scand BE in the discipline of Fish science, and they offer M.F.Sc in Fish technology, Aquatic environment, Fisheries Engineering, Aquaculture, Aquatic animal health, Fisheries economy.

University also provides the Ph.D. program in Fisheries extension, Aquatic environment, Fish Processing Technology, etc. In the whole state, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University is the best and single university that arranges the study material in Fishery research education.

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Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Offered Courses

UG Courses

  • Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.,)
  • B.Tech (Fisheries Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Biotechnology)
  • B.Tech (Food Technology)
  • B.Tech (Energy and Environmental Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Fisheries Nautical Technology)
  • BBA (Fisheries Business Management)
  • B.Voc. (Industrial Fish Processing Technology
  • B.Voc. (Industrial Aquaculture)
  • B.Voc. (Industrial Fishing Technology)
  • B.Voc. (Aquatic Animal Health Management)

PG Courses

  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Animal Health
  • Aquatic Environment Management
  • Fisheries Economics
  • Fisheries Engineering and Technology
  • Fisheries Extension
  • Fish Processing Technology
  • Fisheries Resource Management
  • Fish Biotechnology
  • Fish Genetics and Breeding
  • Fish Nutrition and Food Technology
  • Fish Quality Assurance Management
  • Fish Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • M.Tech (Aquaculture Engineering)
  • M.Tech (Fish Processing Engineering)
  • MBA- Fisheries Enterprises Management


  • Aquaculture
  • Aquatic Animal Health
  • Aquatic Environment Management
  • Fisheries Economics
  • Fisheries Engineering & Technology
  • Fisheries Extension
  • Fish Processing Technology
  • Fisheries Resources Management
  • Fish Quality Assurance and Management
  • Fish Nutrition & Feed Technology
  • Fish Biotechnology
  • Fish Pharmacology & Toxicology

Main Features Of Tamil Nadu Fisheries University 

  • University arranges aqua farming, testing, laboratories for students where they learn in brief.
  • University provides different training courses for fish farming, prawn farming, fishermen, and rural men and women.  


  1. Tamil Nadu Fisheries University listed 54th number in a top public university in the whole of India.
  2. In the top 200 University list, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University scored 68th number in India.
  3. India’s most idolized science and Technology University list, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University ranked 36th number.  

Contact Details Of Tamil Nadu Fisheries University


Address:- Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalitha Fisheries University

                 First Line Beach Road

                 Nagapattinam- 611001.

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