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Animals & Fisheries Science

Animals & Fisheries science is the academic discipline of managing and understanding animals & fisheries. It is a multidisciplinary science. 

Career Option

  • State Government: Every state government has a Fisheries Department in which fisheries graduate can apply for the post of Inspector of Fisheries/Research Assistants
  • Sub-Inspector of Fisheries
  • Assistant Directors
  • Assistant Fisheries Development Officer ( AFDO ) / Fisheries Extension Officer ( FEO ) and Fisheries Development Officer(FDO). Central Government: Apart from Central Fisheries Institute listed previously
  • one can get job in central agencies like as Technical Officers and Assistant Directors in Marine Product Export Development Authority (MPEDA) Export Inspection Agency ( EIA)
  • Coastal Aquaculture Authority of India (CAA)
  • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and as Technical Officers and Scientists in Fisheries Survey of India (FSI)
  • National Institute of Oceanography(NIO)
  • Indian National Centre for Ocean and Information Services(INCOIS)
  • Hyderabad
  • etc. Academic Institutes: Candidates having degree ( B.F.Sc ) can apply for the post of Instructor
  • Research Assistant
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Technicians
  • etc. Nationalised Banks: Fisheries graduates can get jobs as an Assistant Development Officer in NABARD
  • Rural Development Officer
  • Field Officer
  • Managers in agriculture loan section in nationalized as well as private banks.

Top Colleges In India

  • Maharashtra College of Animal and Fisheries Science Futala Lake Road, Nagpur - 440 001 Ph- 0712-2511784 Website-
  • Karnataka Veterinary Animal And Fisheries Sciences University Nandinagar, P.B.No. 6 BIDAR 585401 Karnataka (India) Phone : +91-8482-245313 Email- Website-

Courses to be pursued

  • B.Sc. in animals and Fisheries M. SC. in animals and Fisheries

Working Condition

An animal and fisheries scientist works to ensure agricultural productivity and food safety. Most animal scientists work in research universities, private industry, or for the federal government. They work in offices, laboratories, and/or the field. Those working in processing plants may sometimes work in unpleasant conditions.

Personal Skill

  • - Critical thinking - Operating and monitoring - Judgment and Decision Making - Team Coordination - Equipment Maintenance - Social Perceptiveness

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum- 10+2 with Science background
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