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CIFNET Entrance Exam 2017 for Bachelor of Fisheries Sc Admission

CIFNET Admissions 2017 for BFSc (NS)/VNC/MFC Courses

Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical and Engineering Training (CIFNET) has released the notification for Common Entrance Exam for academic year 2017-18. The complete details regarding CIFNET Entrance Exam 2017 such as application form, eligibility criteria, application fee etc on this page.

CIFNET Admission 2017 Courses Offered

i. Bachelor of Fishery Science B.F.Sc. (Nautical Science) (2017-21)

ii. Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) / Marine Fitter Course (MFC) (2017-19)

Brief Details of CIFNET Entrance Exam 2017

I. B.F.Sc. (Nautical Science)

Four-year degree programme (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

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 2017 are also eligible

Age: 17 to 20 years as on 01st October 2017

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

II. 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

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, 2017 are also eligible

Age: 16 to 20 yrs as on 1st August 2017.Upper Age is relaxable to SC/ST by 5 yrs

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

Mode of Selection: All India basis 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

CIFNET Admission 2017 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 Admission 2017 Important Dates

Candidates must apply only through online from second week of April 2017

The last date to apply for the Course will be notified in the website

Date of Exam:

For B.F.Sc. (Nautical Science): 10th June 2017

For Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) / Marine Fitter Course (MFC): 17th June 2017


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

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