Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU) is the State-funded Fisheries University in India imparting professional education, research and training to enhance fish production and utilization by following the State Agricultural University (SAU) pattern and syllabi. Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU) offers various courses like B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science), B.E. (Fisheries Engineering), M.F.Sc. (Master of Fisheries Science) and PhD course in various disciplines. Admission process into B. Tech Food Technology is over, candidates can longer apply for admission. Candidates who are interested in taking admission in Tamil Nadu Fisheries University can check complete details here.

TNFU UG Admission 2018

Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU) has released notification for eligible candidates for admission into various Undergraduate courses for the academic year 2018-2019. For taking admission into UG courses candidates has to fill the Application form. Details of TNFU UG Admission 2018 like application process, eligibility criteria and other information is given on this page below. Selection of UG Courses will be made on the basis of cut off marks in qualifying exam and counselling.

Courses Offered & Seat Availability

  • B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science) – 150 + 7 seats Fishermen wards
  • B.E. (Fisheries Engineering) – 30 + 1 seat Fishermen ward
  • B.Tech. (Biotechnology) – 40 Seats
  • B.Tech. (Food Technology) – 40 Seats

Schedule for the TNFU UG Admission 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Start of Online Application 26 Jul 2018
Last date for submission of application 04 Aug 2018
Release of merit list 06 Aug 2018
Date of counselling 2nd week of Aug 2018

Quick Links

TNFU UG Application Form 2018

Application form for TNFU UG 2018 has been released on the official website. Candidates required to fill their Application and pay the application fee through online. Before going to apply candidates must read all the details carefully. The direct link to apply online is given below.

Application Process over..!!

Application Fees

  • OC/BC/BCM/MBC/DNC : Rs. 600/- for each course
  • SC/SCA/ST : Rs. 300/- for each course

Application fee has to be paid only through online using Credit Card /Debit Card /Net banking. After the successful payment of the application fee, you will get application download link (PDF) and you can take print out of the filled-in Application.

Submission of the Application form (Sports Category)

Candidates applying under Sports Category should send a copy of the downloaded filled in application with the attested copies of all the sports certificates for the last 4 years along with filled in Appendix II-A form, (given in the prospectus) by post to the Chairman, UG Admission Committee, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, First Line Beach Road, Nagapattinam-611 001 so as to reach before 5.00 pm on Jun 20, 2018.

Eligibility Criteria for UG Admission

  • Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu State alone are eligible to apply.
  • A pass in the Higher Secondary Course in (10+2) State Board / CBSE / any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto and fulfilling the following requirements are eligible:

B.F.Sc. Degree programme

For Candidates from Academic Stream

For Candidates from Vocational Stream

B.E. (Fisheries Engineering)

Candidates from Academic Stream only

B.Tech. (Biotechnology) and B.Tech. (Food Technology)

Candidates from Academic Stream only


Number of Attempts: The maximum number of attempts made in passing the qualifying examination is limited to three for SC/SCA/ST candidates and two for other candidates. The improvement marks in HSC or equivalent examination of any year will not be considered.

Age Limit: Candidates applying for the course should not have completed the age mentioned below as on 01-07-2018:

  • SC/SCA/ST Candidates: No age limit
  • Other candidates: 21 Years

No relaxation of age limit is permissible.

Mode of Selection for UG Admission

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their cut-off marks in the qualifying examination as computed below:

B.F.Sc. Degree Course

B.E. (Fisheries Engineering) degree course

B.Tech. (Biotechnology) and B.Tech. (Food Technology) Degree Courses



The rank list for admission to B.Tech. (Food Technology) degree course will be published in the University Website, www.tnjfu.ac.in. Admission will be done by counselling. The exact date of counselling notification will be published in the University website www.tnjfu.ac.inand also intimated to the individuals through mobile and e-mail, who are called for counselling. Mere calling for counselling does not ensure selection / admission or any other rights to the candidates so called for.

Official Website: tnfu.ac.in

For more detail of TNFU UG Admission 2018 – Download Information Brochure.

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