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CIFNET 2019 Entrance Exam Notification, Eligibility, Application, Dates

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CIFNET Admissions 2019 for BFSc (NS)/VNC/MFC Courses - Application, Dates

CIFNET Entrance Exam 2019 - Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical and Engineering Training (CIFNET) has released the notification for Common Entrance Exam for academic year 2019-20.

It is managed by the Department of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry of the Govt. of India. It offers Bachelor of Fisheries Science (BFSc) Program and Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) /Marine Fitter Course (MFC).


See: Fisheries Career Scope, Eligibility and Job Prospects


CIFNET Entrance Exam 2019 Important Dates

For B.F.Sc. (Nautical Science)

  • Last date to apply: 16th May 2019
  • Date of Exam: 08th June 2019
  • Admit Card: To be announced

For Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) / Marine Fitter Course (MFC)

  • Date of Exam: 22nd June 2019
  • Admit Card: 16th June 2019


CIFNET Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Fishery Science B.F.Sc. (Nautical Science)
  • Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) / Marine Fitter Course (MFC)


CIFNET 2019 Course Details

B.F.Sc. (Nautical Science)

Four-year degree Program(8 semesters) with integrated practical & on board training on ocean going fishing vessels; affiliated to CUSAT, Kochi and approved by DG Shipping, Mumbai
The course will be conducted at CIFNET, Kochi only

Intake Capacity: 33 Seats (Open - 31, NRI - 01, Foreign National - 01)

Mode of Selection: Common Entrance Test, Academic merit, Interview

CET Centre: Kochi, Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada

Application Fee: DD for Rs.500/- for General and Rs.250/- for SC/ST

Eligibility: 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in English and Mathematics and aggregate marks in other Science subjects and only pass in 10 + 2 is enough for SC/ST and the candidates, who are appearing for 10+2 exams during March 2019 are also eligible
Age Limit: 17 to 20 years as on 01st October 2019


Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) / Marine Fitter Course (MFC)

Two years trade course (4 semesters) with practical training on board fishing vessel out at sea and these Courses introduced by DGET, New; Delhi under Craftsmen Training Scheme of NCVT

The courses are conducted at CIFNET Kochi/Chennai/Visakhapatnam

Intake Capacity: VNC - 48, MFC - 48 (@ 16 seats each at Kochi, Chennai, Vizag)

Mode of Selection: All India bases Common Entrance Test (CET)

CET Centre: Kochi, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Delhi, Kolkata, Puri, Patna, Mangalore, Pot Blair, Pondicherry and Kakkinada

Application Fee: Demand Draft for Rs.300/- for General and Rs.150/- for SC/ST and The Selected candidates will be paid Rs.1500/- per month as stipend

Eligibility: Pass in 10th Standard or equivalent with 50% marks in Mathematics and Science separately and the candidates, who are appearing for 10th exams during March 2019, are also eligible

Age Limit: 16 to 20 years as on 01st August 2019.Upper Age is relaxable to SC/ST by 5 years


See: Latest Entrance Exam Notification


CIFNET Entrance Exam 2019 Application Form

Application Form and Prospectus can be obtained from the Director, CIFNET, Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi-16 on payment of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST) by demand draft drawn in favour of Senior Administrative Officer, CIFNET payable at Ernakulam and a self-addressed and stamped (Rs.15/) envelope (A4 size) or by cash from CIFNET office.

Application Form can be downloaded from the institute website www.cifnet.gov.in and applied along with demand draft.

The Hard Copy (Print out) of the application generated by computer along with Demand Draft drawn in favour of "Senior Administrative Officer, CIFNET" payable at Ernakulam-16 towards Application Fee and necessary certificates (SSLC/ HSC/Community, if SC/ST) may be forwarded to "The Director, CIFNET, Fine Arts Avenue, Ernakulam-682016".


CIFNET Entrance Exam 2019 Admit Card
Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training (CIFNET) will release the Admit Card before the examination. Kindly login to download hall ticket from candidate’s homepage using your registered username and password.



Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical and Engineering Training (CIFNET), Kochi, (Govt. of India), Fine Arts Avenue, Kochi-682016, Tel.: 0484-2351610, Email cifnet@nic.in, Website www.cifnet.nic.in


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