University: Tamilnadu Fisheries University
Address: First Line Beach Road, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu 611001
Phone: 04365 241 444
Courses: (Department of Inland Aquaculture) (Department of Fisheries Biology and Resource Management) (Department of Fisheries Economics) (Department of Fisheries Extension) (Department of Fish Processing Technology)
University Type: State Agriculture University
Founded Year: 2012
Vice-chancellor: S. Felix
- Fisheries College and Research Institute
- College of Fisheries Engineering
Established in the year 2012 under Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Act, 2012, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU) provides Bachelor & Master courses in Fisheries Science, PG Diploma courses in Fisheries Biology and Capture Fisheries, Fish Quality Management and Research courses in Aquaculture, Fisheries Resources & Economics and Fish Processing Technology. Apart from this the University has several knowledgeable courses including Squid jigging, Lobster trap, Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) and Hygienic handling of fishery products for export trade etc. The Planning Board and the Finance Committee of the university also support the University administration. While the Boards of Studies of Faculties and the Academic Council look after the academic pursuits of the University, the research policy of the university is watched over by the Research Council of the University.
The college was the first veterinary college in the country to be affiliated to a university, the University of Madras. The University of Madras also recognized the college as a centre for postgraduate education and was made as the Directorate of Veterinary Education and Research. The college was then academically affiliated to Tamilnadu Agricultural University (TNAU) in 1974 and became a constituent unit of TNAU in 1976. The University Students Counseling and Placement Cell (USCPC) caters the needs of university students from the faculties of veterinary, fishery and food technology, for their placements in various institutions or organizations reputed nationally and internationally.
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