Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University commonly known as TNFU is a 20th-century university established in 2012 situated in Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu, India under Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Act, 2012. The college formerly known as Tamilnadu Fisheries University was then renamed after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Dr. J. Jayalalithaa. The college has a number of Institutes/ para-professional institutes operating under it, namely Fisheries College and Research Institute, Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, College of Fisheries Engineering, TNFU Business School (Fisheries), College of Fish Nutrition & Food Technology, Madhavaram Milk Colony, and Para-professional Institute of Fishing Technology.
TNFU offers various professional/vocational degree programmes in Fisheries Science such as Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.), B.Tech. (Fisheries Engineering), B.Tech. (Energy & Environmental Engineering), B.Tech. (Biotechnology), B.B.A. (Fisheries Business Management), B.Tech. (Food Technology), B.Voc. (Industrial Fish Processing Technology), B.Voc. (Industrial Aquaculture), B.Voc. (Industrial Fishing Technology), B.Voc. (Aquatic Animal Health Management), M.B.A. (Fisheries Enterprises Management), Master of Fisheries Science (M.F.Sc.) and Ph.D. in Fisheries Science. Besides, various Directorates and Centres are functioning under the TNFU, to carry out Fisheries and Aquaculture Research and Extension activities across the state.
The university is providing financial support to the students in the form of scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. Students' amenities such as gymnasiums, indoor and outdoor game facilities, hostels and many other student-friendly facilities such as computer, internet and e-learning facilities and student placement cells are available in university colleges to promote students' interests in acquiring knowledge on various aspects of fisheries science as well as in finding a right placement for them. Some highlights of the college are given below.
|Highlights of Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University|
|Year of Establishment||2012|
|Founder||(Late) Dr. J.Jayalalitha|
|Location||Tamil Nadu, India|
|2020 Fees Structure||TNFJU fee structure|
|2020 Admission||TNFJU admission|
|Infrastructure Facilities||Auditorium, hostel, transport, library|
|TNFJU Address||TAMIL NADU Dr. J. JAYALALITHAA FISHERIES UNIVERSITYThe Registrar, Vetter River View Campus, Nagapattinam – 611 002.|
|TNFJU Placement||Private and government sector|
|TNFJU Contact Number||04365- 240558|
|Programs Offered||UG, PG, Ph.D|
The college offers several undergraduate, postgraduate research and vocational programs for prospective students to apply to.
The university offers various courses in the discipline of fishery and management in fisheries under a number of campuses/colleges operating under it.
The college provides ambient facilities for the students during their time in college in order to set the environment for pleasant learning. The infrastructure provided by the college includes laboratories, library, transport, hostel, auditorium, cafeteria etc. The college library has a number of titles and references for the student's reference, apart from these there are a number of national and international journals, publications, magazines, articles and many more. TNFU provides separate laboratories for each and every department giving equal practical exposure to the students. Transportation facilities are available at the college which is really helpful for the students not residing inside the campus. Staff working at the college can also use the transportation facility present. Hostel facilities are available for both boys and girls with all the basic amenities present. Separate hostels are situated for boys and girls inside the college premises itself. The college has a huge auditorium for conducting cultural programs1, conferences, guest lectures seminars etc. The canteen present on the campus provides delicious meals in a hygienic manner. Food in the canteen is available in a reasonable price range.
The college has a dedicated placement and training cell which helps its students endeavour into the respective industry. So far 940 B.F.Sc., and 20 B.Tech. (Fisheries Engineering) graduates have successfully graduated from this university. Graduates are well-positioned in various federal, state universities and private sectors. Many of them have become major entrepreneurs and provide job opportunities for a relatively large number of people.
Streams related to the program for employment include,
The university aids the underprivileged and meritorious students with a number of scholarship and fellowship programs such as,
TNFU has laid out a detailed fee structure for the reference of the students for the fee distribution. The candidates can refer to the below-mentioned fee structure and in case of any queries, they can contact the college management. This fee structure is subjected to change at any time by the college management.
|B.F.Sc. & B.Tech. (Fish Engineering) degree courses|
|Particulars||I Semester||II, IV, VI Semester||III, V, VII Semester||VIII Semester|
|Examination Fees Internal / Practical||2000||2000||2000||2000|
|Special Fees. College Magazine||200||200||200||-|
|Sports, Games charges||250||250||250||-|
|Laboratory contingency fund||500||500||500||-|
|Registration, enrolment fees||100||-||-||-|
|Career Counselling charges||100||100||100||200|
|Day Scholar amenity||100||-||100||-|
|University Journal subscription||100||100||100||100|
|Student accident medical relief fund||200||-||200||-|
|Certificate Verification charges||100||-||-||-|
|Transcript card/ Degree Certificate charges||500||-||-||-|
|Co-operative society fees: (Membership fee Rs. 10/-, Share Capital Rs.15/- & Trade Deposit Rs.100/-)||125||-||-||-|
|Library Caution Deposit||300||-||-||-|
|Lodging Fees (for Hostellers)||1000||1000||1000||1000|
|Particulars||I Semester||II Semester||III Semester||IV Semester|
|Sports, Games charges||250||250||250||250|
|Registration & Enrolment fees||300||-||-||-|
|Day Scholar amenity||250||-||250||-|
|Personal accident insurance fee||200||-||200||-|
|Transcript Card/ Degree Certificate charges||400||-||-||-|
|Co-operative Society fees: (Membership fee Rs. 10/-, Share Capital Rs.15/- & Trade Deposit Rs.100/-)||125||-||-||-|
|Library Caution Deposit||500||-||-||-|
TNFU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding/ Co-operate project agreement with various international/ national universities and fisheries industries to carry out collaborative field-level research by staff and students.
MoU with International Universities:
MoU with National Universities/ Institutions:
MoU with Aqua Industries
TNFU has a detailed explanation on the eligibility for the UG, PG and research programs for the candidates referenced who are interested to apply.
The candidates willing to apply to TNFU can follow the procedure below for applying to the college. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria shall be selected on the basis of merit for admission to UG Courses. For Admission to M.Tech, M.F.Sc and Ph.D., a separate Entrance Exam shall be conducted by the University. Eligible candidates shall be called for counselling according to their rank.
Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Nagapattinam Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
|Bachelor of Engineering [BE] 4 year(s), Full Time|
Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Nagapattinam Management Courses and Fees Structure
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time|
Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Nagapattinam Science Courses and Fees Structure
|Bachelor of Fisheries Science [B.F.Sc] 4 year(s), Full Time|
|Master of Fisheries Science [M.F.Sc] 2 year(s), Full Time|
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time|
Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Nagapattinam Medical Courses and Fees Structure
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time|
Hostels for the students are available on each campus and the messes are run on a dividing system. The students will be accommodated in the hostels to the extent possible, subject to availability. A sum of Rs. 10,000/- will be collected as a hostel deposit (Refundable)
|Address :||Tamil Nadu Dr.J.Jayalalithaa Fisheries University (TNJFU), First Line Beach Road, Nagapattinam – 611001|