Courses -Bachelor of Fisheries Science

Semester wise distribution of Courses for B.F.Sc

I Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

AQC 101

Principles of Aquaculture

2 (1+1)

FRM101

Taxonomy of Finfish

3(1+2)

FRM102

Taxonomy of Shellfish

2(1+1)

AEM 101

Meteorology, Climatology and Geography

2(1+1)

AEM 102

Soil and Water Chemistry

3(2+1)

AEM 103

Limnology

3(2+1)

AAH 101

Fundamentals of Microbiology

3(2+1)

FBC 101

Fundamentals of Biochemistry

3(2+1)

STA 101

Information and Communication Technology

2(1+1)

 

Total

23(13+10)

II Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

AQC 102

Freshwater Aquaculture

 

AQC 103

Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology

3(2+1)

FRM 103

Anatomy and Biology of Finfish

3(2+1)

FRM 104

Anatomy and Biology of Shellfish

2(1+1)

STA 102

Statistical Methods

3(2+1)

AEM 104

Marine Biology

2(1+1)

FBC 102

Food Chemistry and Fish in Nutrition

3(2+1)

FET 101

Refrigeration and Equipment Engineering

2(1+1)

FEC 101

Fisheries Economics

3(2+1)

PED 101

Physical Education, First Aid & Yoga Practices

1(0+1)CNC*

 

Total

24(15+9)

*CNC= Compulsory non-credit course.

III Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

AQC 201

Fish Food Organisms

2(1+1)

AQC 202

Ornamental Fish Production and Management

2(1+1)

AAH 201

Fish and Shellfish Pathology

3(2+1)

AQC 203

Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture

3(2+1)

AAH 202

Fish Immunology              

2(1+1)

FRM 201

Inland Fisheries         

3(2+1)

AEM 201

Aquatic Ecology, Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences

3(2+1)

AEM 202

Fishery Oceanography

2(1+1)

FPT 201

Freezing Technology

2(1+1)

FEC 201

Fisheries Extension and Communication Skills

2 (1+1)

PED 201

Swimming

1(0+1) CNC*

 

Total

24 (14+10)

*CNC= Compulsory non-credit course.

IV Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

AAH 203

Pharmacology

3(2+1)

AQC 204

Aquaculture in  Reservoirs

2(1+1)

AQC 205

Genetics and Breeding

2(1+1)

AQC 206

Introduction to Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

2(1+1)

FRM 202

Physiology of Finfish and Shellfish

3(2+1)

AEM 203

Coastal Zone Management & Disaster Management

3(2+1)

FET 201

Fishing Craft Technology

3(2+1)

FET 202

Aquaculture Engineering

3(2+1)

FPT 202

Fish Canning Technology

3(2+1)

 

Total

24 (15+9)

V Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

AQC 301

Finfish Hatchery Management

3(2+1)

AAH 301

Therapeutics in Aquaculture

2(1+1)

AAH 302

Fish Toxicology

2(1+1)

FRM 301

Marine Fisheries

3(2+1)

FRM 302

Aquatic Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians

1(1+0)

FEC 301

Fisheries Finance and Management

3(2+1)

FET 301

Fishing Gear Technology

2(1+1)

FPT 301

Fish Products and Value Addition

3(2+1)

FPT 302

Microbiology of Fish and Fishery Products

3(2+1)

 

Total

22(14+8)

VI Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

AQC 302

Shellfish Hatchery Management

2(1+1)

AAH 303

Microbial and Parasitic Diseases of Fish and Shellfish

3(2+1)

AEM 301

Aquatic Pollution

2(1+1)

FRM 303

Fish Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment

3(2+1)

FPT 303

Fish By-Products and Waste Utilization

2(1+1)

FPT 304

Fish Packaging Technology

2(1+1)

FPT 305

Quality Assurance of Fish and Fishery Products

3(2+1)

FET 303

Fishing Technology

2(1+1)

FET 302

Navigation and Seamanship

2(1+1)

FEC 302

Fisheries Policy and Law

2(2+0)

 

Total

23(14+9)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VII Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

Student READY Programme

 

SRP - AQC 401/ SRP - FPT 401

In-plant attachment ( 14 weeks)

17 (0+17)

RFWEP 401 *

Rural Fisheries Work Experience Programme
 (2 weeks)

1 (0+1)

Tour 401

 Study Tour - State      (12 days)

1 (0+1)

Tour 402

 Study Tour - All India  (18 days)

1 (0+1)

 

Total

20 (0+20)

Note : * Also includes the NSS activities

VIII Semester

Student READY Experiential Module
(concurrent with the semester)
This will include capacity building and skill development of the students in planning, development, formulation, monitoring and evaluation of project for entrepreneurial proficiency.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hour

SRP AQC 402/
SRP FPT 402/

Skill Development (one week)

3 (0+3)

SRP AQC 403 /
SRP FPT 403

Experiential Learning Programme

14 (0+14)

PW-AQC 401/
PW-FPT 401

Project Work

2 (0+2)

SEM - AQC 402/
SEM - FPT 402

Seminar

1 (0+1)

 

Total

20 (0+20)

 

Department

Credit hour

AQC

26

AAH

18

FRM

23

AEM

20

F. Economics

10

FPT

18

F. Engg

14

Biochem

6

Statistics

5

 

140

Student READY Programme

20

Student READY Experiential Module

20

Total credits

180

Compulsory  non credit courses (Physical education)

2