Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Kochi, Kerala
  • 3.5

    Academics & Faculty

    3

    Fees and Scholarship

    4.1

    Placements & Internships

    3.3

    College Infrastructure

    3.5

    Clubs & Associations

    4

    (4)
  • Public 3.5

    Academics & Faculty

    3

    Fees and Scholarship

    4.1

    Placements & Internships

    3.3

    College Infrastructure

    3.5

    Clubs & Associations

    4

    (4)
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Nivedha Kamatchi Updated on Aug 29, 2022 by Nivedha Kamatchi
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Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies Overview

About Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi:

On 20th November 2010 Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), was established and is an autonomous public funded institution. KUFOS is the first fisheries university in the country. KUFOS provides high-quality instructional programmes in fisheries, ocean sciences and allied subjects.


Eligibility Criteria at Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi:

Bachelor of Fisheries Science [B.F.SC]:

  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 (HSC) examination from a recognised board in Physics, Chemistry, Biology taken together and minimum 50% marks in Biology separately.

Master of Technology [M.TECH]:

M.Tech. in Integrated Coastal Zone Management:

  • The Candidate should have completed B.Tech/BE degree in Integrated Coastal Zone Management/ Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Environmental Engineering/ Harbour Engineering/ Coastal Engineering.
  • The Candidate should have scored at least 50% aggregate in his/her qualifying degree.  

M.Tech. in Ocean and Coastal Safety Engineering:

  • The Candidate must have completed a B.Tech. degree in Marine Engineering / Civil / Mechanical / Safety & Fire / EEE / Naval Arch.
  • The Candidate should have scored 60% aggregate preferably with GATE/NET.

M.Tech. in Coastal and Harbour Engineering:

  • The candidate must have completed a B.Tech. degree in Civil / Mechanical / Marine / Naval Arch.
  • The Candidate should have scored 60% aggregate preferably with GATE/NET.

M.Tech. in Fisheries Engineering:  

  • The Candidate must have completed B.F.Sc. degree or B.E./B.Tech. degree in Mechanical / Civil / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.

Master of Laws [LLM]:

  • Candidates should have cleared the LL.B.
  • Degree Examination of any University in the State of Kerala or of any other Univerecognisedgnized as equivalent.
  • The candidate should have scored 55% marks in the aggregate (50% for SC/ST Students). 

Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.):

  • The Candidate should have completed Graduate/Post Graduates in Science, Arts, Commerce or professional graduates from Indian/Foreign Universities. 
  • The University should be recognised by AICTE/UGC/KUFOS.
  • The candidate should have scored at least 55% marks in aggregate in optional subjects under the system (10+2+3).
  • For SC /ST candidates, there is a relaxation of 5% in the minimum required aggregate

Admission procedure for Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi:

Candidates have to produce the following documents at the time of counselling:

  • Original S S L C, class 12 certificate, hall ticket of KUFOS entrance examination, Transfer certificate (TC) and conduct certificate.
  • Certificate of the qualifying degree and mark lists of all semesters / years of qualifying degree is not available.
  • candidates have to produce all marklists upto the last but one semester of the qualifying examination at the time of admission.
  • Community certificate in original from the concerned Tahsildar in the case of SC / ST candidates.
  • Non –Creamy layer Certificate in the prescribed format in original from the concerned Village Officer for community reservation claims in the case of SEBC / OEC candidates.
  • Original certificates as proof in support of any claim for special reservations.
  • Original medical certificate from a Medical Officer not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon.
  • A copy of the first page of the bank account passbook of the student.
  • Three passport size photographs I. Copy of the Adhar card

 


Hostel facility at Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi:

  • KUFOC provides separate hostel facilities for boys and girls as well for staff within the campus.
  • Hostels are provided with all the basic required essentials.
  • KUFOC also maintains a well-furnished guest house.
  • The Men’s Hostel can accommodate 60 students and has two guest rooms.
  • The Ladies’ Hostel can accommodate 133 students.
  • In addition to UG hostels, there is a PG hostel to accommodate Post Graduate students.
  • Priority in admission to hostel shall be given to SC/ST, physically hand+3icapped students and other eligible categories.

Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 8

Exams Accepted by Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies

CAT

Exam Date: Nov 27, 2022

Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

3.5

Based on 4 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

2

>3-4 star

1

>2-3 star

1

1-2 star

0

Component Rating (Out of 5)

Academics & Faculty

3

Fees and Scholarship

4.1

Placements & Internships

3.3

College Infrastructure

3.5

Clubs & Associations

4

Darijames | Bachelor of fisheries science, batch of 2023

Reviewed on May 04, 2022

  • 3.2
  • Placements & Internships 2.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
Placements & Internships

For icar student(non Keralites) it is 3000 rs per month scholarship Itc , different sea food plants in India and abroad , aquaculture Hatchey and farm in India and abroad , Percentage of the placement involved more than 80 percent

Fees and Scholarship

Fees are feasible and for ST SC AND COF it's is free as they get refunded by govt. Of Kerala E-grants and icar scholarship for icar student Loans are not needed

Aiswaryasali | BFSc, batch of 2021

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2021

  • 3.9
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4
Placements & Internships

Final year we have RFWE (equivalent to internship) for duration of 6 months and stipend is provided for the same (₹8000/-per month) . Campus placements are. available.Every year students are recruited to many countries including South Africa and UAE. The average salary is around Rs. 75000/ month.

Fees and Scholarship

The fee for the general category is around Rs/- 8000 per semester at Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi. There is no fee for students with reservations. E grants, Merit scholarships etc are provided for eligible students

Susan | Bachelor of Fisheries Science, batch of 2017

Reviewed on Dec 08, 2017

  • 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
Placements & Internships

I don't have any internships right now. Average salary ranges from 2.5 to 5 lakhs(INR). It also varies according to the type of jobs. Almost 99% of students get placed.

Fees and Scholarship

Total course fee 7000k(INR) per year. Scholarships are available for meritorious students. Scholarship depends on the merit of students. Loans are not needed.

Akshara | , batch of 2016

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2016

  • 1.9
  • Academics & Faculty 1
  • Fees and Scholarship 2
  • Placements & Internships 2.5
  • College Infrastructure 2.5
Academics & Faculty
  • Everything from my college is good, fine facilities, labs and faculties also better than any other clleges.
Fees and Scholarship
  • Fees is Rs 25, 000 per semester.
  • Only least no. of student get scholarship. I think i need a scholarship.
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