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M. F.Sc., Fish Biotechnology

M. F.Sc., Basic Science

M. F.Sc., Fish Genetics and Breeding

M. F.Sc., Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology

M. F.Sc., Fish Pharmacology and Toxicology

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  • Ph.D., Fish Biotechnology
  • Ph.D., Life Sciences

There shall be two categories of Ph.D. candidates for Ph.D. life Sciences programme.
(i) Part-time candidates (Internal) and (ii) Part-time candidates (External)

(i) Part-time candidates (Internal)

A candidate in this category includes JRF/SRF/ Fellows working in the externally funded schemes/project operated in the TNJFU can pursue the Ph.D., programme during any time of the year while continuing the duties of his/her service. The Institute does not provide any assistantship / fellowship to such a student.

(ii) Part-time candidates (External)

Persons working in Academic (Colleges) / Research Institutions (Central Institutes) will come under this category (In – Service candidates).


The need for Post Graduate students has become inevitable in India and around the globe. Post Graduate studies in Fisheries Science is offered in a limited number of colleges in India. Having considered the requirement of Post Graduates in Fisheries Science, Institute of Fisheries Post Graduate Studies (IFPGS) was established as a constituent college of Faculty of basic sciences, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University at Vaniyanchavadi (on OMR), Chennai in 2017.