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Department of M.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture

About Department

Year of Establishment : 2001
a) Venue: School of Life-Science, (Department of Zoology)
b) Duration : TwoYear (Four Semesters)
c) Number of Seats : 12 (Twelve)
d) Eligibility : At least 2nd class Hons. in Fishery Science/ Zoology/ Life Science or Chemistry with Zoology/Fishery Science as pass subject or Botany with Zoology/ Fishery Science as pass subject or B.F.Sc. or a pass student with minimum 50% aggregate having Fishery Science / Zoology /Life Science as core subject
e) Selection Procedure: Career + Entrance Test.(50 : 50)
f) Course fee : Rs.21,000/- per year excluding exams, fees
g) Course structure : Theory: Fish and Fisheries Biology, Aquaculture and Aquatic Ecosystem, Capture Fisheries, Fish Physiology, reproduction, Breeding and Development, Aquaculture Engineering and Maintenance of Fish farm, Culture Fisheries, Fish Nutrition, Fish Pathology, Microbiology and Public Health Fisheries, Ecotoxicology and Pollution Management, Biostatistics & Computer Applications, Fisheries Biotechnology, Post Harvest Technology, Fisheries Extension and Fisheries Economics, Microscopy, Histology, Histochemistry. Practical: Based on Theory papers. Elective : Aquaculture Economics and Marketing -1 & II/ Aquaculture Biotechnology -I & II/ Fish Nutrition & Fish Physiology I & II.
h) Contact Person : Prof. A. K. Patra, Dept. of Zoology, Course Co-ordinator, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar – 751004, Tel : 2582805


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