Central Institute of Fisheries Education

Central Institute of Fisheries Education

Yari Road, Pin, Off, Panch Marg, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai


IIRF Rank 2022

Academic Excellence:

The Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) deserves plaudits for development of fisheries and aquaculture worldwide, producing notable contributions to research and technological advancements. The institute enjoys the status of deemed to be University and institution of higher learning for fisheries science.

CIFE has over four decades of leadership in human resource development, having  a total of five centres operating under CIFE, including ones at ICAR CIFE Rohtak centre at Lahli in Haryana state, Kolkata in West Bengal state, Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh state, Powerkheda in Madhya Pradesh state and Motihari in Bihar state.

Research and Development:

The institute forms  an integral part of four deemed to be universities operating under the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR); the other three being the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) and the Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI)

CIFE offers specialized programs in branches of fisheries science, undertakes research, conducts capacity enhancement programs, and provides technical support and consultancy to development agencies, fishers, farmers and entrepreneurs. CIFE also offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. program under 11 various discipline includes: Aquaculture, Aquatic Environment Management, Aquatic Animal Health, Fisheries Resource Management, Fish Biochemistry & Physiology, Fish Nutrition & Feed Technology, Fish Genetics & Breeding, Fish Biotechnology, Fisheries Extension, Fisheries Economics and Post-Harvest Technology.

Ranking and Recognition:

In the prestigious and widely acclaimed educational ranking of Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF- 2021), CIFE at 21th Rank in IIRF Deemed University Ranking 2021.


    • Engineering & Technology
    • Bio Technology
      Engineering & Technology
    • Biochemistry
      Engineering & Technology
    • Dairy Technology

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40 IIRF Rank


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