CIFNET 2020: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

CIFNET 2020: The CIFNET is also known as Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical and Engineering Training. It is a marine studies centre located at Kochi, India. It is conducted by Department of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry of the Government of India. The CIFNET was formerly known as the Central Institute of Fisheries Operatives (CIFO). The Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training has released the notification for Common Entrance Exam and the application forms are available in their official website http://www.cifnet.nic.in/ . CIFNET is a national level exam and the candidates aspiring to pursue programs like Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science) and Vessel Navigator Course (VNC)/ Marine Fitter Course (MFC), should apply for it. This article consists of detailed information regarding CIFNET 2020 such as its Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results and counselling process.

Overview of CIFNET 2020

Name of the examinationCentral Institute of Fisheries Nautical and Engineering Training
Conducted byDepartment of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry of the Government of India
Mode of application formOnline
Courses offeredBachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science) and Vessel Navigator Course (VNC)/ Marine Fitter Course (MFC)
Type of questionsMultiple choice questions
Official website linkhttp://www.cifnet.nic.in/

What are the exam centres for CIFNET 2020?

  • Kochi
  • Chennai
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Kolkata
  • Port Blair
  • Patna
  • Bhuvneshwar

What are the eligibility criteria for CIFNET 2020?

For Bachelors of Fishery Science (B.F.Sc):

The candidate should have passed 10+2 exam with an aggregate minimum of 50% with English, Maths and other Science Subjects. But there will be no such minimum marks for candidates from SC/ST category. Applicants who are appearing in their qualifying exam can also apply. The applicant should be a minimum of 17 years and a maximum of 20 years as on 1st October 2020.

For Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) and Marine Fitter Course (MFC)

The candidates should have passed in 10th examwith a minimum of 40% aggregate in Science and Maths individually. Applicants who are appearing in their qualifying exam can also apply. The applicant must be a minimum of 16 years and a maximum of 20 years as on 1st August 2020.

Important dates of CIFNET 2020

Events for Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science)Dates
Release of Application form23 Mar 2020
Last Date to submit the form15 May 2020
Issue of Admit Card1st week of Jun 2020
Exam date13 Jun 2020
Events Vessel Navigator Course (VNC)/ Marine Fitter Course (MFC)Dates
Release of Application form23 Mar 2020
Last Date to submit the form15 May 2020
Issue of Admit Card12 Jun 2020
Exam date20 Jun 2020

What is the application process of CIFNET 2020?

The application form can be availed by the candidate from the official website link for application form as given here http://www.cifnet.nic.in/pdf/BFScApplnForm2020.pdf . The candidates should download the application form and should take a print out. The application form should be filled and copies of required documents should be attached. The filled application form should be submitted in offline mode to the college board. The application fee can be given in the form of cash or can be given in the form of Demand Draft.

What is the examination fee for CIFNET 2020?

COURSESGENERALSC/ST
BFS (NS)500250
VNC/MFC300150

 What is the examination pattern of CIFNET 2020?

For Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science)

  • Medium:English
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions
  • of sections: 5
  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and

English Language

  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for right answer
  • Negative marking: -0.25 for wrong answer

For (VNC)/ Marine Fitter Course(MFC)

  • Medium:English
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions
  • of sections: 3
  • Subjects: Mathematics, Science and

English Language

  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for right answer

Negative marking:                               -0.25 for wrong answer

What is the exam syllabus for CIFNET 2020?

Syllabus for Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science)

The candidates should prepare themselves in the following subjects.

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology and
  • English Language

Syllabus For (VNC)/ Marine Fitter Course(MFC)

The candidates should prepare themselves in the following subjects.

  • Maths
  • Science subjects and
  • English language.

What is the counselling process of CIFNET 2020?

The results will be announced by the board in their official website. The merit list will be based on the cut off of each individual. The candidates present in the merit list should appear for the counselling process. The candidate should bring required documents, seat allotment letter and admission fee along with them to the counselling process. The board will have document verification and then the final list for admission will be announced.

What are the important links of CIFNET 2020?

Official web site linkhttp://www.cifnet.nic.in/
Application process linkhttp://www.cifnet.nic.in/pdf/BFScApplnForm2020.pdf

Frequently asked questions regarding CIFNET 2020

What is the official website for CIFNET 2020?

http://www.cifnet.nic.in/ is the official website for CIFNET 2020

http://www.cifnet.nic.in/pdf/BFScApplnForm2020.pdf is the official website for application form.

What are the courses offered by CIFNET?

Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science) and Vessel Navigator Course (VNC)/ Marine Fitter Course (MFC)

When is the exam conducted?

The exam is conducted on 13th June and 20th June, 2020.

When is the last date to submit the application form?

Last date to submit the application form is on 15th May 2020.

What are the age criteria for the applicants?

The applicant must be a minimum of 16 years and a maximum of 20 years as on 1st August 2020.

 

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