Courses

Semester wise distribution of courses in MFSc

  1. Aquaculture :
  2. A.    M.F.Sc
    I Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    AQC 501 *

    Sustainable Aquaculture 

    2+1

    AQC 502 *

    Soil and Water quality management in Aquaculture

    2+1

    AQC 505

    Seed production and Hatchery Management of finfishes

    2+1

    AQC 511

    Larval Nutrition and culture of food organisms

    1+1

    FBT 504

    Genetic Engineering and its Application in fisheries (Minor)

    2+1

    STM 501

    Statistical Methods (Supporting)

    2+1

     

    Non-Credit Compulsory Course 

    2

    Total

    17

    II Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    AQC 503 *

    Nutrition and feed Technology

    2+1

    AQC 504 *

    Aquatic animal Health management

    2+1

    AQC 509

    Coastal Aquaculture

    2+1

    FGB 503

    Quantitative Genetics (Minor)

    2+1

    STM 502

    Research Methodology (Supporting)

    1+1

     

    Non-Credit Compulsory Course 

    2

    Total

    14

    III Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    AAH 505

    Fish Immunology (Minor)

    2+1

     

    Non-Credit Compulsory Course 

    2

    AQC 599

    Master’s Research

    10

    Total

    13

    IV Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    AQC 591

    Master’s Seminar

    1+0

    AQC 599

    Master’s Research

    10

    Total

    11


  3. Aquatic Environment Management
  4. A. M.F.Sc  Programme

    I Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    AEM.501*

    Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity

    2+1

    AEM.502*

    Chemical interactions in the Aquatic Environment

    2+1

    AEM.505

    Ecology and Management of limnetic Environment

    2+1

    AEM.509

    Planktonology

    1+1

    AEM

    Environmental Biotechnology

    1+1

     

    Minor course

    5

     

     

    18

    II semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    AEM.504*

    Aquatic pollution and waste water Management

    2+1

    AEM 508

    Environmental Toxicology

    1+1

    AEM.510

    Fisheries oceanography

    1+1

    AEM.511

    Aquatic microbiology

    2+1

     

    Minor course

    4

    STM 502

    Research methodology (Supporting)

    1+1

     

     

    16

    III Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    AEM.503*

    Integrated coastal zone management

    2+1

    STM 501

    Statistical methods (Supporting)

    2+1

    AEM.599

    Masters research

    0+8

     

     

    14

     IV Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    AEM.591

    Masters seminar

    1+0

    AEM.599

    Masters research

    0+8

     

     

    9


  5. Fish Processing Technology
  6. A. M.F.Sc.
    I Semester

     Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FPT 501*

    Technology Of Freezing And Storage

    2+1

    FPT 502*

    Thermal Processing Of Fishery Products

    2+1

    FPT 504*

    Applied Fish Biochemistry

    2+1

    FPT 505

    Techniques In Microbiology

    1+1

    STM 501

    Statistical Methods (Supporting)

    2 +1

     

    Minor Course

    2

     

     

    16

    II Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FPT 503*

    Quality Assurance, Management And Certification

    2+1

    FPT 507

    Handling, Storage And Transport Of Fresh Fish

    1+ 1

    FPT 508

    Technology Of Mince-Based Fish Products  

    1+1

    FPT 509

    Additives In Fish Processing

    1+1

    STM 502

    Statistical Methodology

    1 + 1

     

    Minor

    4

     

     

    15

    III Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FPT 513

    Packaging Of Fish And Fishery Products

    1+1

    FPT 599

    Master’s Research

    10

     

    Minor Course

    3

     

     

    15

    IV Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FPT 591

    Master’s Seminar                   

    1+0

    FPT 599

    Master’s Research

    10

     

     

    11


  7. Fisheries Resources And Management
  8. A. M.F.Sc.

    I Semester

    Course No.

    Title of the Course

    Credit Hours

    FRM 501

    Inland Fisheries Resources

    2+1

    FRM 503

    Marine Ecosystems, Boidiversity And Conservation

    2+1

    FRM 509

    Feeding And Reproductive Biology Of Finfish And Shellfish

    2+1

    FRM 512

    Modern Techniques In Ichthyotaxonomy

    2+1

     

    Minor Courses

    3

     

     

    15

    II Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FRM 502

    Marine Fisheries Resource Management

    2+1

    FRM 504

    Tropical Fish Stock Assessment

    2+1

    FRM 510

    Developmental Biology Of Finfish And Shellfish

    2+1

     

    Minor Courses

    3

     

    Supporting Courses

    3

    FRM 599

    Research

    4

     

     

    19

    III Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

     

    Minor Courses

    3

     

    Supporting Courses

    2

    FRM 599

    Research

    8

     

     

    13

    IV Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FRM 599

    Research

    8

    FRM 591

    Seminar

    1

     

    Total

    9

     

     

     


  9. Fisheries Engineering and Technology
  10. A. M.F.Sc.

    I Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FET501

    *Advanced Fishing Gear Technology

    2+1

    FET503

    * Responsible Fishing

    2+1

    FET504

    *Refrigeration and Electronic Engineering

    2+1

    FET506

    Aquaculture Engineering

    1+1

     

    Minor course

    1+1

    STM 501

    Statistical methods

    2+1

     

     

    16

    II Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FET502

    *Advanced Craft Technology

    2+1

    FET505

    Marine Engineering

    1+1

    FET508

    Fishing Harbour and Fleet Management/Minor Course

    1+1

    FET511

    Fish Processing Machinery

    1+1

    FET599

    Master’s Research

    4

     

    Minor course

    5

     

     

    18

    III Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

     

    Minor Courses

    2

    FET599

    Master’s Research

    8

    STM 503

    Software for Fisheries Data Analysis and Management

    0 + 2

     

     

    12

    IV Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FET 591

    Seminar

    1+0

    FET599

    Master’s Research

    8

     

     

    9


  11.  Fisheries Microbiology
  12. The course numbers and titles have been changed to fall in line with the ICAR PG syllabus format.

    A. M.F.Sc.
    I Semester

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FMB 501

    MICROBIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES

    1+1

    FMB 502

    ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY

    1+2

    FMB 503

    MICROBIAL TAXONOMY                        

    1+2

    FMB 504

    DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY

    1+2

     

    MINOR COURSES

    3

     

    SUPPORTING COURSES

    3

     

     

    17

    II SEMESTER

    Course No.

    Course Title

    Credit Hours

    FMB 505

    FISH IMMUNOLOGY

    1+2

    FMB 506

    MICROBIAL TOXINS

    1+2

    FMB 507

    GENETIC ENGINEERING & BIOTECHNOLOGY

    1+2

     

    MINOR COURSES

    6

     

    SUPPORTING COURSES

    2

     

     

    17

    COMMON SUPPORTING COURSES

    Code

    Course Title

    Credits

    STM 501

    STATISTICAL METHODS

    2+1

    STM 502

    RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

    1+1

    STM 601

    ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS

    2+1

    STM 602

    SOFTWARE FOR FISHERIES DATA ANALYSIS

    AND MANAGEMENT

    0+2

    COMPULSORY NON-CREDIT COURSES

    (Compulsory for Master’s programme in all disciplines; Optional for Ph.D. scholars)

    Code 

    Course Title 

    Credits

    PGS 501

    LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES

    0+1

    PGS 502

    TECHNICAL WRITING AND COMMUNICATIONSSKILLS

    0+1

    PGS 503

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND ITS

    (e-Course)       MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE

    1+0

    PGS 504

    BASIC CONCEPTS IN LABORATORY TECHNIQUES

    0+1

    PGS 505

    AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, RESEARCH ETHICS

    (e-Course)       AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

    1+0

    PGS 506

    DISASTER MANAGEMENT

    1+0

    (e-Course)

     

    M. F. Sc.

    Ph.D.

    Major Subject

    20

    15

    Minor subject

    9

    8

    Supporting subject

    5

    5

    Seminar

    1

    2

    Research

    20

    45

    Total credits

    55

    75

    Compulsory  non credit courses

    5

    5