Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Panangad, Kochi offers admission to eligible candidates in the various Diploma, PG, PDF, Degree Programmes, Certificate Programmes and PhD Programmes in the constituent Schools of KUFOS for the Academic Year 2019-20. The application form link is now available from March 01, 2019 and the last date for submission of online application form is April 01, 2019. The Applications except Diploma Programme will be submitted online through the official website admission.kufos.ac.in. The selection for PG and Ph.D. courses of candidates may be based on the performances in the Entrance Examination and Interview.  Get all the information about KUFOS Admission 2019, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Result, etc. here on this page.

Latest: KUFOS has extended the last date for receipt of an online application for admissions to PG programmes, Ph.D. and Diploma programmes for academic session 2019-20. Scroll down to check the same

KUFOS Admission 2019

The candidates seeking admission can apply for KUFOS Admission 2019 to M.F.Sc., M.Sc., M.B.A., M.Tech., L.L.M., P.G. Diploma, Ph.D., G, PDF, Degree Programmes, Certificate Programme, and Diploma Courses by submitting the application form in prescribed format before the last date of submission. The process of KUFOS Admission 2019 shall take place as per the schedule. The Schedule for KUFOS Admission 2019 is given below.

Event Postgraduate / Ph. D / PDF programmes
Date of notification 28 Feb 2019
Availability of Application Form 01 Mar 2019
Last date of online application 1 Apr 2019
Last date of submission of hard copy of the application 8 Apr 2019   16 Apr 2019
Date of entrance test 18 May 2019 – Postgraduate programmes 
16 August 2019 – Ph. D programmes
Date of GD and interview for MBA 20 -23 May 2019
Declaration of the result 27 May 2019 – Postgraduate programmes 
28 Aug 2019 – Ph. D programmes / PDF programmes
Date of admission for PG programme / Interview and admission for PhD/PDF programme 06 – 07 Jun 2019 – Postgraduate programmes
05 -06 Sep 2019 – Ph. D programmes
05 -06 Sep 2019 – PDF programmes

Application Form

The application form for KUFOS Admission 2019 is available from March 01, 2019, candidates can fill the same by visiting the official website admission.kufos.ac.in. Here we also provide the direct link to fill the KUFOS Application Form 2019 for the convenience of the candidates. Before filling the online application form candidates are advised to the read prospectus carefully.

Apply Online:

  • Click here to apply online for KUFOS Admission 2019.
  • Click here to download pre-registration form for PG programmes admissions 2019-20.

Application Fee

  • General category: Rs. 1000/- for one to five programmes.
  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (native of Kerala only): Rs.500/- for one to five programmes.

Students can apply for five programmes at a time. If they wish to apply for more than five programmes they have to remit additional application fee as shown in the Table

Number of programmes to be applied The application fee in Rs
General SC/ST
1-5 1000 500
6-10 2000 1000
11-15 3000 1500

Note: The application fee should be paid online through SBI Collect, the instructions for which are available on the KUFOS website. No other mode of payment will be accepted.

How to Apply?

Application form and prospectus for admission to the Post Graduate, PhD and Diploma programmes is going to available on the KUFOS website www.kufos.ac.in. Here we mentioned the step to fill the application form for the PG / PhD Courses through the online admission portal.

Step 1 – Candidate registration (login creation for academic Admissions)
Step 2 – Candidate first login and password change.
Step 3 – Fill the Personal details in the Application Form.
Step 4 – Candidates have to upload the photo and signature after filling the personal details.
Step 5 – Candidates have to fill the special reservation and course selection
Step 6 – According to the no. of courses selected, the amount to be paid towards application fee will be displayed.
Step 7 – In this step, candidates have to cross verify the details which are mentioned by them and finally submit it.
Step 8 – After that candidates have to make payment for an application form.

For more details regarding the instruction to fill the application formClick here

Note: Candidates are requested to take a print out of the application and send the same along with proof of remittance of prescribed fee and copies of relevant certificates to The Registrar, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Panangad P.O., Kochi 682 506 on or before the last date of application.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must ensure the eligibility criteria before applying for the KUFOS Admission. Here you can check the eligibility criteria for various courses for the KUFOS Admission 2019.

For M.F.Sc. Programmes

  • Four year Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries Science (BFSc) recognized by Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Science with an OGPA of 6.5/10.0 or above (In the case of SC/STcandidates an OGPA of 5.5/10.0).

For M.Sc. Programmes

Marine Biology – BSc with 50% or 6.5/10.0 or 2.2/4.0 marks in any of the following subject combinations.

  • BSc in Zoology
  • BSc in Aquaculture
  • BSc in Industrial Fish and Fisheries
  • BFSc
  • BFSc (N)
  • BSc in Microbiology
  • BSc in Zoology/Botany/Chemistry
  • BSc in Life Science
  • BSc in Biotechnology
  • BSc in Bioinformatics / B.Tech. Bioinformatics

Physical Oceanography – BSc with 50% or 5.5/10.0 or 2.2/4.0 marks in any of the following subject combinations

  • Physics main with Mathematics and Chemistry as subsidiaries
  • Physics main with Mathematics and Statistics as subsidiaries
  • Physics main with Mathematics and Computer Science/Computer applications as subsidiaries.
  • Physics main with Mathematics and Electronics as subsidiaries
  • Physics main with Mathematics and Geography as subsidiaries
  • Mathematics with Physics and Statistics as subsidiaries
  • Mathematics is main with Physics and Computer Science / Computer Applications as subsidiaries.
  • Three main with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry
  • Three main with Physics, Mathematics and Statistics
  • Three main with Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science/Computer application
  • Bachelor of Science in Nautical Science

Candidates awaiting their final results of the qualifying degree examination can also apply but they should produce their qualifying degree/mark up to the semester preceding the last semester at the time of interview.

Food Science & Technology – A Science degree with 50% marks or 5.5/10.0 OGPA or 2.2/4.0 OGPA in any of the following subject combinations.

  • BSc in Food Science and /or Technology
  • BSc in Food Engineering
  • BFSc
  • BSc in Agriculture/ Horticulture/other allied agricultural sciences
  • BVSc
  • BSc in Dairy Science
  • BSc in Chemistry/Zoology/Botany/Allied Life sciences
  • BSc in Microbiology/Bio-Chemistry/Biotechnology
  • B.Tech in Food science and technology

Candidates awaiting their final results of the qualifying degree exam can also apply, but they should produce their qualifying degree/mark list at the time of admission.

Disaster Management – Bachelor’s Degree in Science or B.Tech/BE Degree of any discipline with 50% marks or equivalent OGPA.

Biotechnology – A Bachelor of Science with 50% marks or 5.5/10.0 OGPA or 2.2/4.0 OGPA (50% for SC/ST candidates) in any of the following subject combinations.

  • BSc in Life Science
  • BSc in Biotechnology
  • BSc in Microbiology
  • BSc in Zoology/Botany
  • BSc in Zoology/ Botany/ Chemistry
  • BSc in Bio-informatics/Biochemistry/Marine Biology
  • BSc in Aquaculture
  • BSc in Industrial fish & fisheries
  • BFSc in Fisheries/BFSc (Nautical Science)

Candidates awaiting their final results of the qualifying degree exam can also apply, but they should produce their qualifying degree/mark list up to the semester preceding the last semester at the time of the interview.

Marine Microbiology – A Science degree with 50% marks or 5.5/10.0 OGPA or 2.2/4.0
OGPA (50% for SC/ST candidates) in any of the following subject combinations.

  • BSc in Biotechnology/Microbiology.
  • BSc in Food Science & Technology
  • BSc in Chemistry/Zoology/Botany/Biochemistry/Life
    Science
  • BSc in Aquaculture/Fisheries Science
  • BFSc

Statistics– Regular Bachelor’s degree with Statistics as main subject and Mathematics as Subsidiary (complimentary) or Mathematics as main subject and Statistics as Subsidiary (complimentary) or Triple main with Mathematics and Statistics as subjects, or its equivalent from a recognized University with minimum 55 % marks ( 50 % for SC / STcandidates).

Remote Sensing and GIS – A University degree with 50% or 5.5/10.00 or 2.2/4.0 marks in any of the following subject combinations. Degree in Physics/ Geophysics / Geology /Mathematics/Computer application/ Environmental Sciences with GIS /BE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering/ Natural Sciences/Fishery and Life. Sciences. Graduates with (+2 level Mathematics and Physics) /Biology/BSc in Environmental Sciences/BSc Natural Sciences can also be considered for admission

Climate Science- A University degree with 50% or 5.50/10.00 or 2.2/4.00 marks in
BSc. Physics/Mathematics.

Earth Sciences- A University degree with 50% or 6.5 / 10.00 or 2.2 / 4.0 marks in any of the following subject combinations. Degree in Geology / Geophysics / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Environmental Sciences with Geology or GIS / Degree in Electronics / Civil Engineering/Coastal Engineering/Degree in Nautical Sciences.

Marine Chemistry –  Bachelor’s degree with Chemistry as the main subject.

Environmental Sciences – Any bachelor degree in Science/Technology with 50% marks or
equivalent OGPA.

For MBA Programmes

Dual Specialisation

    • Graduates/Post Graduates in Science, Arts, Commerce or professional graduates from Indian/Foreign Universities recognized by KUFOS/UGC with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate in optional subjects under the system (10+2+3); (SC /ST candidates are eligible for 5% concession).

OR

  • All professional graduates of State Agricultural Universities/Deemed Universities under the ICAR system with a minimum OGPA of 6.0/10.0 (5.5/10.0 for SC /ST Candidates).
  • Candidates awaiting their final results of the qualifying degree/marks can also apply for the MBA course, but they should have secured their qualifying marks before the commencement of the first semester examination. If they fail to do so their admission will be cancelled.
  • Energy Management – The eligibility for admission to MBA(Energy Management) degree course under the KUFOS is a pass in the B.Tech./B.E. examination with 50%/equivalent CGPA (SC /STcandidates are eligible for 5% concession) as minimum marks preferably in Mechanical / Chemical / Electrical / Electronics / Petroleum / Automobile / Marine Engineering / Polymer Technology / Production and Industrial Engineering, M.Sc in Physics or Chemistry from graduates from Indian/Foreign Universities recognized by KUFOS/UGC. The admission will be based on the performance of the candidate in the qualifying degree (30%), CAT/CMAT/KMAT entrance examination (50%), Group Discussion and interview (weightage of 10% and 10% each totalling to 20%). Candidates awaiting their final results of the qualifying degree can also apply for the course, but they should secure their qualifying marks before the commencement of the first-semester examination.

For M.Tech Programmes

Integrated Coastal Zone Management

B.Tech/BE in Integrated Coastal Zone Management/ Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Environmental Engineering/ Harbour Engineering/ Coastal Engineering, Law graduates, MSc in Marine geology/Geo Science, Geo-Physics, Marine biology & Oceanography and BFSc. A minimum mark of 50% mark is required for the qualifying degree.

Ocean and Coastal Safety Engineering – B.Tech in Marine Engineering / Civil / Mechanical / Safety & Fire / EEE / Naval Arch / 60% marks preferably with GATE/NET.

Coastal & Harbour Engineering – B.Tech in Civil / Mechanical / Marine / Naval Arch. 60% preferably with GATE.

For LLM Programmes

  • Maritime Law – Candidates who have passed the LLB Degree Examination of any University in the State of Kerala or of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto and has secured not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate (45% for SC/ST Students and Law graduates with 10 year experience) shall be eligible to be considered for admission. The students awaiting final results may also apply provided they produce the pass certificates and marks statements up to the prefinal semester at the time of admission.

For PG Diploma Programmes

  • Aquarium Science and Technology – Graduation in any science discipline.
  • Industrial Aquaculture – B.Sc. in any biological subjects including Botany, Zoology, Fisheries, and biotechnology etc.

PG Diploma In Maritime Law (Evening Course)

A candidate who passed the L.L.B. Degree Examination of any University in the state of Kerala or of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto shall be eligible to consider for admission.

For PhD Programmes

  • Masters degree in the respective / related discipline recognized by Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Science with an OGPAof 7.0/10.0 (In the case of SC/STcandidates, an OGPAof 6.5/10.0).

For Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programmes

  • The candidate must have a doctorate degree in the relevant subject preferably with published research work to their credit.
  • In the case of general/open category, 55% marks at UG level and 60% of marks at PG level. For reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/PH) candidates, 50% at UG level and 55% at PG level.
  • The upper age limit for applicants is 35 years for the candidates belonging to general/open category and 40 years for SC/ST/OBC/PH/Minority communities, as on 1st July on the year of application.

For Degree Programmes

Certificate Course on Computer Aided Designing and Drafting (CADD):

ITI/ Diploma/ B.Tech/ B.F.Sc /M.F.Sc/ M.Sc /M.Tech/MBA/PhD in Engineering or Science (on-going students can also apply for this course).

Certification Programme on Entrepreneurship Development:

Basic qualification for the course is a pass in a higher secondary examination. Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination of the Board Of Higher Secondary Education Kerala or examinations recognized equivalent thereto.

Courses Offers

M.F.Sc Programmes Aquatic Environment Management,
Fisheries Resource Management,
Aquaculture,
Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology,
Aquatic Animal Health Management,
Fish Processing Technology,
Fisheries Engineering and Technology
MBA Programmes Dual Specialization in Finance, Marketing,
Human Resource Management, Rural Management and Fisheries Business Management ( Candidates should have qualified KMAT / CMAT / CAT)
MBA Programmes Energy Management (Candidates should have qualified KMAT / CMAT / CAT)
M.Sc Programmes Physical Oceanography,
Marine Biology,
Earth Sciences,
Statistics,
Remote Sensing and GIS,
Food Science and Technology,
Disaster Management,
Biotechnology,
Climate Science,
Marine Microbiology,
Marine Chemistry,
Environmental Sciences,
M.Tech Programmes Integrated Coastal Zone Management,
Ocean and Coastal Safety Engineering,
Coastal and Harbour Engineering,
LLM Programmes Maritime Law
PhD Programmes Faculty of Fisheries,
Faculty of Ocean Science and Technology,
Faculty of Ocean Engineering,
Faculty of Climate Variability and Aquatic Ecosystem,
Faculty of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences,
Diploma Programmes Diploma in Brackish Water and Marine Aquaculture,
PG Diploma in Aquarium Science and Technology,
PG Diploma in Industrial Aquaculture
Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) Programmes Faculty of Fisheries,
Faculty of Ocean Science and Technology,
Faculty of Ocean Engineering,
Faculty of Climate Variability and Aquatic Ecosystem,
Faculty of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences,
Degree Programmes (Admitted through NEET/KEAM) Bachelor of Fisheries Science (BFSc.),
B.Tech. (Food Technology)
Certificate Programme Certificate course on Computer Aided Designing and Drafting (CADD)
Certification Programme on Entrepreneurship Development

Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The exam pattern & syllabus for the entrance test is given below.

Result

The list of candidates selected for admission based on Entrance Test/ Interview / Group Discussion will be published at the University official website www.kufos.ac.in. on May 27, 2019, for the Post Graduate programme and August 28, 2019, for PhD programmes. The Result for entrance exam may be available in online mode only. It will not send through the post as per last year record.

Seat Intake

Below we mentioned the seat matrix of various courses for the KUFOS Admission 2019. For more details regarding the seat matrix, you can check the information brochure is given below.

Fee Structure

Official Website: www.kufos.ac.in

For detailed information about KUFOS Admission 2019 – Download Information Brochure | Notification.

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