The Vice-Chancellor of the Nagapattinam Tamil Nadu Dr, J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Dr, S. Felix, informed that the merit/rank list of students based on cut-off marks for admission to the courses offered will be released during the 2nd week of June.
In an interview to the press conducted in the Tamil Nadu Dr, J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University complex, the Vice Chancellor shared:
This University which was started in the year 2012, has achieved tremendous growth with assistance from both the central and the state governments. It was initially started with 3 colleges. Presently, this university has 10 colleges functioning under its control. Graduation courses in Fisheries Science, Fisheries Engineering, Biotechnology, and Food Technology are being offered here.
Presently, deep-sea fishing is ventured by fishermen only in Thoothur, located in Thoorthukudi District. Considering this aspect, and in order to encourage to venture in deep-sea fishing, a new graduate course Fisheries Mechanic Technology (B. Tech.) is set to start during the coming academic year in Thoothukudi. 20 students are proposed to be admitted in this 4-year integrated graduate course.
In a similar trend, a graduate course on Skill and Environmental Engineering in Nagapattinam and a graduate course on commercial management (Fisheries Commerical management) in Chennai is also set to be started. These will be 4-year integrated courses. 20 students are proposed to be admitted in each course above.
Interested candidates in joining the graduate courses offered by this University need to visit the website: www.tnjfu.ac.in. Download the application form, fill up, and submit before 31st May.
A special section for the children of fishermen community is being conducted in this University complex from 2017. Under this section, 7 seats in the graduate course for Fisheries Science and 1 seat for the graduate course in Fisheries Engineering are allotted as a quota for this section. The education and the boarding (food) would be free for the students admitted in the above quota.
The rank/merit list based on the cut-off marks of the Tamil Nadu Dr, J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University is set to be released during the 2nd week of June. The counselling is scheduled during the 2nd week of July. The Vice-Chancellor informed that the dates and place for counselling will be announced later.
The selection moderator Shanmugam and the Dean (in charge) of the Fisheries Engineering College, K. Rathnakumar were also present during the above interview session.