Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar

CIFA Bhubaneswar - Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture

  • Bhubaneswar, Orissa
  • ESTD 1987
  • Private

Facilities available in College

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by College

Course Name Rating Total Fee
M.F.Sc. (Freshwater Aquaculture)
2Years Full Time
6.0 N/A Apply Now
Ph.D. (Aquaculture)
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹20,300 per year Apply Now

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About College

A well-known institute for its research and extension programmes in Freshwater Aquaculture is Central institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA), Bhubaneswar, Orissa. The institute has strived hard to become the leading centre of ‘Carp Farming in India’ under NACA. Its objective is to delve into the best and varied freshwater Aquaculture practices which can enhance fish production and benefit the farmers and fishermen.Central Institute of Freshwater Aquacultureis running devoted scientific and training programmes to evolve diversified methods to cultivate viable fish production systems. The institute has 5 Regional Research Centres across the country equipped with modern technologies and Research Scholars. 

Facts and Figures of Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture

Founded In



ICAR ,Ministry of Agriculture

Accredited by

Indian Council of Agricultural Research


Spread over 140 hectares of Land in Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

How to Travel

  • 24 minutes from BijuPatnaik InternationalAirport, Bhubaneswar
  • 38 minutesfrom Bhadalpur Railway Station and 42 mins. fromBhubaneswar New Railway Station.
  • 41 minutes from Adaspur Bus Stand. Buses are available for neighboring cities. Direct Taxis are also available

Why to JoinCentral Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture?

1. Impeccable facilities: The Centre has excellent infrastructure and modern amenities to facilitate the research work. It has got its own Wet Lab, Hatchery, Feed Mill, Computer Centre, Workshops, Auditorium, Library, Farmer’s Hostel etc.

2. Commercialized Technologies and Business Promotion Centre: The institute is rigorously working on evolving diversified freshwater aquaculture practices and Technologies. It has also come up with many chemical and preventive technologies which are commercialized and used by fishermen and hatchery-operators to prevent fishes etc. from diseases.

3. Regional Research Centres: The Institute has devoted researchers and scientists who are conducting experiments and research in its research centres to accomplish the objectives of the Institute. The Institute also runs designated training and extension programmes for young scholars, farmers and fishermen for their better understanding on the subject.

4. Awards and Recognition: It is the Top-Notch Centre for Carp farming, operated number of projects for United Nation and also known as Best ICAR Institution. Its scientists have been honored for their research works by prestigious awards.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 0674-2465421
Bhubaneswar - 751002
Orissa , India
Nearest Bus Stand
CIFA Gate bus stand 0.36Km
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