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Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training (CIFNET), Kochi / Cochin, Kerala

Fine Arts Avenue

Kochi / Cochin

Pin Code: 682016

Telephone: +91-484-2351610, 2351493, 2351790

Fax: +91-484-2370879

Official Website / Institution home page: cifnet.gov.in

Email: [email protected]

About Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training

Establishment: 1963

Institution Type: Information Not Available

Courses offered

Here is a partial list of courses offered by the institution

Bachelor of Fisheries Science (Nautical Science) course [B.F.Sc.(N.S.)]

The B.F.Sc.(N.S.) course offered by CIFNET is a 4-year (8 Semester) programme mainly concerned with study of fish capturing techniques, nautical science and operation of fishing vessels. This programme has an exhaustive curriculum designed to provide profound practical knowledge on various aspects of the fishing and nautical sciences. This Degree course is affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi. This course will be converted into a Residential course in due course.

This 4-year programme will be producing a new generation of experts in the fishing field who will be able to take up any challenges in the operation of fishing vessels and related research & academic spheres with confidence.

Method of Evaluation

Observation of progress record : Internal Assessment for 50% marks by Monthly Unit Test, Assignments, Attendance etc.

Semester Examinations (6 months)

Examination : Semester Examination will be conducted by the Cochin University of Science & Technology for 50% marks as per university regulations for under gradate programme.

Award of degree : After the successful completion of all the semester examinations, degree certificate will be awarded by the Cochin university of Science & Technology, Kochi.

Minimum Attendance : 75%

Eligibility Criteria

Entry Qualification : 10 + 2 with 50% marks in Maths and 50% aggregate marks in other science subjects and also minimum 50% marks in English either in 10th or +2 std.In the case of SC/ST students only a pass is required in the qualifying examination with the above subjects.

Age limit : Maximum: 20 years as on 1st October of respective year

Vision : In case the candidate wish to take up the career on sea/vessel he/she should pass the prescribed eye test conducted by Mercantile Marine Department before admission.

Common Entrance Test (CET)

All applicants (except students sponsored by NRI & Foreign Nationals) who wish to undergo this B.F.Sc.(N.S.) programme with CIFNET have to appear for a Common Entrance Test at CIFNET, Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi -16. The Common Entrance Test will be of objective type, which covers the topics of Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English language. For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded and for every wrong answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted.

Important dates

Last Date of Issue of application form: 22nd May 2010

Last date of Receipt of filled in application: 22nd May 2010

Entrance Test: 06th June 2010 at CIFNET, Kochi

Date of Interview: 19th July 2010

Date of commencement of the course: 22nd July 2010

Admission to Vessel Navigator and Marine Fitter Trades

The Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical & Engineering Training (CIFNET) at Kochi/Chennai/ Visakhapatnam offers career training to candidates in Vessel Navigator and Marine Fitter Trades which have been introduced by Directorate General of Employment & Training, Ministry of Labour, New Delhi under Craftsman Training Scheme of NCVT. The training courses of 24 months duration include basic practical training on board fishing vessels out at sea. The courses are scheduled to be commenced from 2nd August 2010.

2. Applications in the prescribed form are invited from eligible candidates for admission to the above courses through entrance examination to be held on 20th June 2010 at CIFNET Kochi, Chennai and Visakhapatnam and selected candidate will be paid Rs.700/- (Seven hundred) per month as stipend.

3. Qualification:-

(i) Essential: Pass in 10th Standard (SSLC) or equivalent examination with 50% in Maths and Science separately.

(ii) Desirable: One year fishing experience.

(iii) Age: 16 to 20 years as on 1st August 2010 candidates born between 02.08.90 and 02.08.94 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply. Upper age limit is relaxable to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates by 5 years.

4. Intake Capacity:-

Course - Kochi - Chennai - Visakhapatnam - Total

Vessel Navigator - 16 - 16 - 16 - 48

Marine Fitter - 16 - 16 - 16 - 48

5. Prospectus and application forms can be had by post from Director, CIFNET, Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi-682016 OR Deputy Director, CIFNET Unit, 59, S.N. Street, Royapuram, Chennai - 600 013 OR Deputy Director, CIFNET Unit, Beach Road, Visakhapatnam - 530 001 on payment of application fee of Rs 100/- (by Demand Draft only) drawn in favour of Sr.Administrative Officer, CIFNET payable at Kochi-682016 with a self addressed stamped (Rs. 10) envelope, upto 28th May 2010. Application can also be downloaded from our website http://www.cifnet.gov.in. Filled in applications with necessary particulars should reach the Director, CIFNET, Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi-682 016 on or before 28th May 2010. Duly filled application submitted or sent to the Unit offices of CIFNET at Chennai and Visakhapatnam will not be accepted. Applications sent through Fax or E-Mail also will not be treated as valid and will be rejected.

Important Dates

Last date of Receipt of filled in application : 28th May 2010

Entrance Examination : 20th June 2010

Date of commencement of the course : 2nd August 2010


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