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Fisheries Science Course Details
Bachelor of Fisheries Science is an undergraduate program for studying on fisheries to understating
and managing the discipline. The students can get the knowledge of fisheries discipline such as
genetics, biotechnology, nutrition, farming, diagnosis of diseases, other aquatic resources, medical
treatment of aquatic animals, fish processing including curing, canning, freezing, etc from the bfsc
The applicant have to pass the 12th with 50% of marks in the two subjects of Biological Science
and 45% marks for SC/ST/PH category candidates or all applicants can apply for this course on the
basis of entrance exam. If candidate wants to go with this course then they can apply for BFSC
Fisheries Science Courses.
What do you understand by Fisheries Science?
Fisheries Science is an essential branch of Science which deals with the management of Fisheries. It
also includes the branches of limnology, oceanography, freshwater biology, marine biology,
Conservation, Ecology, Economics and Population Dynamics. It is the detailed study of the life
history of fish – the general biology. The scope of BSc Fishery Courses is rapidly expanding in
India, with the growing demands on the fishing industry. Dolphin(PG) College of Science and
Agriculture is one of the premier College, especially in the Fisheries Science courses along with
well-developed infrastructure. It is an academic discipline of managing and understanding fisheries.
Need for Fisheries Science Courses
Fisheries Science Courses are the major courses that focus on the fishing sector and help the
candidates to understand the fisheries management. These courses prepare the candidates for
becoming technically qualified professionals by providing the technical skills and managerial skills
to conserve fisheries resources. Since it is one of the leading industries of the world and there is a
wide scope in this sector – the aspirants willing to build their career in this sector should pursue
these valuable courses.
Fisheries Science Course Details
A large number of Colleges and Universities offer admission to candidates in Bachelor of Fisheries
Science Course, abbreviated as BFSC, to develop expert professionals in this sector. Dolphin
College of Science and Agriculture is one of the top-ranking colleges in the entire North India
offering admission to the candidates in these courses. The details regarding this program are
• BFSc Fisheries is a 4-year program which is further divided into 8 semesters – in each
semester, a candidate has to face various theoretical as well as practical subjects.
• The eligibility of this degree is that the candidate must pass 12th standard with 2 biological
science subjects and the cutoff percentage is 50% for general category and 45% for
SC/ST/PH Category candidates.
• The candidates will study the following subjects throughout this 4-year course – Principles
of Aquaculture, Fundamentals of Microbiology, Biochemistry, Meteorology and Geography,
Taxonomy, Limnology, Biochemical techniques and Instrumentation, Oceanography,
Diseases and Management, Ecology, Biodiversity, Anatomy, Physiology, Population
Dynamics, Aquatic Pollution and other various relevant subjects.
There is a wide scope of job opportunities in this field. The graduates can get employment in
government and public sector organizations. The various career opportunities for these graduates
• Government Sector: The food department, fisheries development boards, nationalized
banks, and various government organizations hire these graduates at suitable posts.
• Private Sector: The professionals can work at the posts of managers and officers in Seafood
Processing units, Export units, Food processing and Technology sector, Aquariums, and
various private sector organizations.
• Research Field: They can also work as research associates in the recognized research
• Other suitable job types are Hatchery Manager, Inspector, Breeders and Traders, Marine
Biologist/ Marine Scientist, Farm Operator, District Fisheries Development Officers,
Consultant, R&D Professional, Farm Manager, Aqua Culturist, Exporters, Feed Mill
Manager, Processing and Production Manager.