Dean's Message

I take the pleasure in welcoming you to College of Fisherieslocated at Matsyanagar, Yekkur, Mangaluru, Karnataka. TheCollege of Fisheries is under Karnataka Veterinary Animal andFisheries Sciences University, Bidar.The College of Fisheries, Mangaluru was established in 1969with the assistance of Government of Japan and the entirecollege was constructed is an picturesque location byrenowned American architects and engineers. The college hassome of the best laboratories in the world and research facilities. The TechnologyWing of the college is equipped with fish product preparation equipment that canproduce fish products on commercial scale. The college is now celebrating GoldenJubilee this year. Since last 50 years the dedicated staff of this college have beenbringing out well qualified students with bachelors, masters and Ph.D's. Thisinstitution provides all facilities and support to the students to improve theircommunication skills, critical thinking abilities, moral values and sense ofresponsibilities to the nation apart from the regular academics. All efforts are madeby the faculties to improve the creativity and problem solving abilities of thestudents so that they can contribute their best to the society and the country. Theinfrastructure in the college are being developed with modern equipment andtechnologies in both aquaculture sciences, climate change adaptation, waterresources management, pathology, food technology and other related fields tomeet the emerging challenges of the country. The teaching staff of the college arehighly qualified, experienced and dedicated, who devote their time not only toteaching but also for the overall development of the students. We are confident thatthe students passing out from this college will be technically sound, confident andwill posses good leadership skills.The courses offered by the college of Fisheries include;-1. Bachelor in Fishery Sciences – 4 years2. Master in Fishery Sciences – 2 years3. Ph.D and Post Doctoral ProgrammesI hope with this dedicated faculty members, staff and students this college will beable to excel not only in academics but would go on to become one of the reputedinternational scientific and research body in the area of aquatic sciences andfisheries.

Dr. Senthil Vel A.    

Dean (Fisheries)