Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU) BFSc Admissions 2018

Last Updated - March 30 2018

Founded in 2012, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Chennai (TNFU) is a State-funded Fisheries University imparting professional education, research, and training to enhance fish production and utilization by following the State Agricultural University (SAU) format and syllabi. With its headquarters at Nagapattinam, the university has 3 constituent institutes which provide different undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes to its students.

The university provides the following bachelor degree programmes every year: 

  • Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E. in Fisheries Engineering)

Only aspirants belonging to Tamil Nadu State who possesses the relevant qualifying degree can register for these programmes. Seats are reserved for people belonging to reserved categories such as SC/ST/BC etc. as well as special categories viz. Differently-abled, Children of Freedom Fighter etc.

Aspirants will be shortlisted for admission to the programmes on the basis of marks secured in the qualifying degree examination. Those interested can register for admission by filling in the online application form and be submitting it along with the need processing fee.

  • Method of Application

    Online

  • APPLICATION FORM LINK

    Download

  • START DATE - END DATE

    01st May, 2018 - 20th June, 2018

TNFU BFSc Admissions 2018 Important Dates

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [BFSc]
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration01st May - 20th June, 2018
Releasement of merit list30th June, 2018

TNFU BFSc Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [BFSc]

Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.) – 60 seats

Period of the Programme: 4 years

Eligibility:

  • The following at least aggregate needs for various categories of aspirants:
  • Aspirants should belong to Tamil Nadu State and must be below the age of 21 as on 1st of July of the related year. For SC/SCA/ST aspirants, there is no age limit   
  • Aspirants should possess the Higher Secondary Course (10+2)/CBSE/any other examination recognised as equivalent thereto
SubjectsAt Least Marks (%)
AcademicVocationalBCMBC/DNCSC/ST
Biology/ Zoology & BotanyBiology6055Pass
Chemistry & PhysicsConcerned to Fisheries/ Agriculture6055Pass
AggregateAggregate6560Pass

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E. in Fisheries Engineering) – 20 seats

Period of the Programme: 4 years

Eligibility:

  • The following at least aggregate needs for various categories of aspirants:
  • Aspirants should possess the Higher Secondary Course (10+2)/CBSE/any other examination recognised as equivalent thereto
  • Aspirants should belong to Tamil Nadu State and must be below the age of 21 as on 1st of July of the related year. For SC/SCA/ST aspirants, there is no age limit   
Academic SubjectsAt Least Marks (%)
BCMBC/DNCSC/ST
Mathematics6055Pass
Physics6055Pass
Chemistry6055Pass
Biology6055Pass
Aggregate6560Pass

TNFU BFSc Admissions 2018 How to Apply

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [BFSc]

Aspirants must apply for admission via online registration procedure and submit a finished application. All fields in the application form should be correctly and clearly filled-in with the relevant information.

  • The aspirant should log on to the university website and follow the given steps:
  1. In the “Admissions” section, click on “Online Application” Link
  2. Click on “Apply Now” button and fill in the application form
  3. Click on “Save” button if you required to make any changes or click on “Submit” button if all the particulars are correct
  4. Upon clicking “Submit” button, pay the registration fee via the available online payment modes
  5. Upon successful submission, the aspirant will receive a confirmation mail along with your Login ID and Application Number
  6. The aspirant must download the finished applications for subsequent use
  • The aspirant must bring his downloaded application and the following certificates in original along with two sets of attested copies at the time of counseling:   
  1. HSC/CBSE/other equivalent mark sheet   
  2. Transfer Certificate   
  3. Community Certificate (For OC aspirants community certificate not need)   
  4. Certificates for Special categories, if need     
  5. Nativity Certificate if need      
  6. First Graduate Certificate and Joint declaration form, if need

Important Note:

  • The application fee for SC / SCA / ST aspirants: Rs. 300/-
  • Application fee for OC / BC / BCM / MBC / DNC aspirants: Rs. 600/-

Online Application Form and Filling Instructions

 

TNFU BFSc Admissions Procedure 2018

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [BFSc]

Aspirants will be selected for the programme on the basis of their marks in the qualifying examination (H.Sc./equivalent). Selection for admission to B.F.Sc. and B.E. degree courses will be done via counseling.

Counseling and Admission Fee (Non-refundable)

  • For SC / SCA / ST aspirants: Rs. 500/-
  • For OC / BC / BCM / MBC / DNC aspirants: Rs. 1000/-

TNFU BFSc Admissions 2018 Reservation Criteria

Selection shall be made as per the rules of reservation of the Government of Tamil Nadu for the following various categories:

  • Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyars
  • Backward Class (Muslims)
  • Scheduled Tribe
  • Most Backward Class / Denotified Communities
  • Backward Class
  • Open Competition
  • Scheduled Caste

Few seats are also reserved for special categories such as Differently-abled, Sportspersons, Children of Freedom Fighter and Children of Ex-serviceman and for students from the vocational stream, as detailed below:  

  • Sports Persons: 2 seats are reserved for sports person only for B.F.Sc. degree programme.
  • Differently-abled: 3% of the total number of seats is reserved for the differently-abled aspirants.  
  • Children of Freedom Fighter:  Reservation is not eligible to adopted / foster children grandchildren of the Freedom Fighters under this category.
  • Children of Ex-Serviceman:  The aspirants can also apply for Academic Stream of the qualifying examination for B.F.Sc. degree course under Children of Ex-Serviceman Quota.
CategoryReserved Seats
 B.F.Sc.B.E.
Differently-abled2 seats1 seat
Sportsperson2 seats-
Children of Freedom Fighter1 seat-
Children of Ex-serviceman1 seat-

TNFU BFSc Admissions 2018 Notes

Scholarships:

TNFU endows the following scholarships to its deserving aspirants:

  • Pattukottai Azhagiri Endowment scholarship
  • SC/ST Welfare and Backward Class Scholarships
  • TNFU Merit Scholarship
  • Scholarships are given by Govt. of India, Government of Tamil Nadu and Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Hostel Facilities:

The hostel is available for the students in each campus and the messes are run on a dividend system.

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College


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