"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

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About College

Fisheries College was started at Thoothukudi by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) in October, 1977 as the second fisheries college in India. It was brought under the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) on 19th September, 1989. The college was renamed as Fisheries College and Research Institute (FC & RI) in 1990 to focus more on research and extension activities. The FC&RI has four campuses: the Main Campus, the Shore Laboratory Campus and the campus that houses staff quarters and Mariculture Research Farm Facility located at Tharuvaikulam, a coastal village 17 km away from the main campus, for undertaking Mariculture / Coastal Aquaculture activities. Fisheries College and Research Institute is adequately staffed with a sanctioned strength of 43 teaching positions and 90 non-teaching positions. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi has been accredited by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Govt. of India, New Delhi for a period of 5 years from 2016-17 to 2020-21.

Motto

  • Educate, Innovate, Elevate.

Vision

  • Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood.

Mission

  • To develop Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi into a Centre of academic excellence in Professional Fisheries Education and to develop human resources committed to fulfill the vision of the University and beyond.

Objectives of the Institute

  • To develop technical and professional manpower for fisheries sector.
  • To impart educational programmes such as B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc., Ph.D., PG Diploma and Certificate courses.
  • To undertake basic and applied research for the benefit of people in various sectors / areas of fisheries.
  • To disseminate the research innovations through various extension programmes.

Conference Alert

ASIAN-PACIFIC AQUACULTURE 2019- AQUACULTURE FOR HEALTH, WEALTH AND HAPPINESS

19-21 June 2019, Chennai Trade Centre, Tamilnadu

News & Events

  • FC&RI, Thoothukudi Student won Prize in "COFIESTA 2019" at COFE, Nagapattinam

    The College of Fisheries Engineering, Nagapattinam conducted COFIESTA 2019 - Intercollegiate cult

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  • Annual Sports Meet 2018 - 19 Conducted at Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi

    The Annual Sports Meet 2018-19 of the Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi was c

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  • தூத்துக்குடி மீன்வளக் கல்லூரி மற்றும் ஆராய்ச்சி நிலையத்தில் வாக்களிப்பு விழிப்புணர்வு பேரணி நடத்தப்பட்டது

    தமிழ்நாடு டாக்டர் ஜெ.ஜெயலலிதா மீன்வ

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  • Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi Organized “Mobile Lighting” as Part of Voter Awareness

    The NSS unit of Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi, a constituent college of T

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  • II M.F.Sc Student Mr. R. Tamilselvan Bagged the “Second Best Presentation” and “Cash Award”

    Mr. R. Tamilselvan, II M.F.Sc bagged the “Second Best Presentation” and “Cash A

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