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Central Institute of Fisheries Education

Central Institute of Fisheries Education

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Panch Marg, Off. Yari Road Versova, Andheri West Mumbai 400061.

Approved by
: Government
Year of Establishment
: 1961
Status of Autonomy
: Deemed University

About Central Institute of Fisheries Education

The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) is a renowned Fisheries University with a long history of producing successful researchers and leaders. CIFE has been around for more than 50 years and has become the leading institution for advanced study in fisheries and allied disciplines. With cooperation from the FAO and UNDP, CIFE was established on June 6th, 1961, under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. On April 16, 1979, the CIFE was transferred under the governing authority of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Since then, its mission and scope have been expanded to include services in teaching, research, and development. On March 29, 1989, CIFE achieved the designation of Deemed-to-be-University in recognition of its important contribution to the development of fisheries human resources. This recognition boosted its growth and development even more. Since it was founded, CIFE has focused on high-quality education and helped approximately 4000 state fisheries extension and development staff members build their professional abilities and skills. Today, CIFE is a renowned centre for higher fisheries education and a knowledge powerhouse. From a small start in 1961, CIFE today stands on a brand-new campus with advanced facilities, establishing the foundation for an exciting future. CIFE is committed to innovation and the adoption of the latest techniques in educational and research programmes as a top university. Its goal is to prepare students to take on leadership roles in their specialised fields. As a result of the environment of quality in teaching and research that CIFE has built, it is an attractive option for students who want to excel in fisheries education. Students have unmatched opportunity to explore a variety of horizons outside of departmental boundaries because to the broad range of disciplines offered and the collaborative environment among affiliated institutions.

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Courses Offered

M.F.Sc - Master of Fisheries Science

Branch: Fisheries Resources Management, Post Harvest Technology, Aquatic Environment Management, Aquatic Animal Health, Fish Biochemistry & Physiology, Fish Genetics & Breeding, Fish Nutrition & Feed Technology, Fish Biotechnology, Fisheries Economics, Fisheries Extension
  • Duration
  • : 2 Years
  • Study Mode
  • : Regular
  • Seat Intake
  • : 96
  • Entrance Exam
  • : NEET
  • Application Fee
  • : ₹ 500
  • Fees Yearly
  • : ₹ 15000


  • wifiWIFI
  • libraryLIBRARY
  • auditoriumAUDITORIUM
  • computer_labCOMPUTER LAB
  • cafeteriaCAFETERIA
  • lecture_labLECTURE LAB
  • transportationTRANSPORTATION

Sports Facility

  • cricket_groundCRICKET GROUND
  • football_groundFOOTBALL GROUND
  • basketball_courtBASKETBALL COURT
  • vollyball_courtVOLLYBALL COURT
  • tennis_courtTENNIS COURT
  • badminton_courtBADMINTON COURT
  • table_tennisTABLE TENNIS
  • indoor_sportsINDOOR SPORTS


Campus includes Laboratories, Library. Hostels, Online Examination Facility.


FAQ: What academic programs are offered at the Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE)?

CIFE offers a wide range of academic programs in fisheries science and related disciplines. These include undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. Some popular programs are B.F.Sc (Bachelor of Fisheries Science), M.F.Sc (Master of Fisheries Science), and Ph.D. in various specialized areas of fisheries and aquaculture.

How can I apply for admission to CIFE?

To apply for admission, candidates should visit the official CIFE website during the admission period and follow the guidelines provided for the specific program they are interested in. Admission procedures, eligibility criteria, and application forms may vary for different programs, so it's important to refer to the official website for the latest information.

What research and training facilities are available at CIFE?

CIFE is renowned for its research and training facilities in the field of fisheries and aquaculture. The institute typically provides well-equipped laboratories, fish farms, experimental ponds, and advanced research centers. Students and researchers have access to these facilities to conduct experiments, practical training, and cutting-edge research in fisheries science.