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CIFNET 2022: Registration, Eligibility, Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern

CIFNET admission process has started. CIFNET which stands for Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training offers various courses like Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) / Marine Fitter Course (MFC) and Bachelor of Fisheries Science (BFSc) program etc. CIFNET is maintained by the Department of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry of the Government of India.

There is a common entrance conducted for admission to the course mentioned above. The faculty of this institute is one of the most qualified faculties in and around India. This article contains details of various aspects of CIFNET entrance exams like important dates, eligibility criteria etc.


CIFNET 2022 Important Dates

There are some important dates associated with every entrance exam so we have grouped the important dates together and made a list of the important dates. The list is mentioned below.

Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science)
Release of the Application form2nd week of April 2022
Closing of the Application form3rd week of May 2022
Admit Card1st week of June 2022
Exam Date1st week of June 2022
Vessel Navigator Course (VNC)/ Marine Fitter Course (MFC)
Release of the Application form2nd week of April 2022
Closing of the Application form3rd week of May 2022
Admit Card2nd week of June 2022
Exam Date4th week of June 2022

CIFNET 2022 Application Form

Filling the application form is the first step while applying for an entrance exam and knowing the details about the application form is a must before applying for the entrance exam so we have mentioned the important details about the application form of CIFNET 2022 in this section.

  • Candidates are required to apply through offline mode.
  • The last date to apply for CIFNET is around May 2022.
  • The application form will be available on the official website.
  • It is advised to provide correct details while filling the application form.
  • Candidates have to send their application form to the address mentioned below.

The Director,
CIFNET, Fine Arts Avenue,
Foreshore Road Kochi- 682 016, Kerala

Application Fee

CoursesGeneralSC/ST
BFS (NS)Rs. 500/-Rs. 250/-
VNC / MFCRs. 300/-Rs. 150/-

CIFNET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

This section contains the important details about the eligibility criteria of CIFNET 2022.

For Bachelor of Fishery Science (B.F.Sc (N.S))

  • Qualifying Exam: The candidate applying for the entrance exam should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks in English and Maths and other Science subjects. There is no minimum percentage for SC students.
  • Age: The minimum and the maximum age to apply for the entrance exam is 17 years and 20 years as on 1st October 2022.
  • Appearing Candidates: The candidates appearing in the qualification exam are also eligible.

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

  • Qualifying Exam: The candidate should have passed 10th class with a minimum of 40% marks in Science and Maths separately.
  • Age: The minimum age 16 years and the maximum age is 20 years as on 1st August 2022.
  • Appearing Candidates: The candidates appearing in the qualification exam are also eligible.

CIFNET 2022 Exam Pattern

This section contains the important details about the exam pattern of CIFNET 2022.

Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science) (B.F.Sc (N.S))

  • Mode of Examination: Offline
  • Type of Questions: Objective type Questions.
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks will be cut for each wrong answer.

Vessel Navigator Course (VNC) & Marine Fitter Course (MFC)

  • Mode of Examination: Offline
  • Type of Questions: Objective type Questions.

CIFNET 2022 Admit Card

In this section, we will discuss the CIFNET 2022 admit card:


CIFNET 2022 Seat Intake

CoursesTotal no. of Seats
BFS (NS)33 seats
VNC48 seats
MFC48 seats

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CIFNET FAQ’S

How can I register for the examination?

The registration can be done only through offline mode.

Is there a difference between Hall Ticket and Admit Card?

No, the hall ticket and admit card for CIFNET are considered to be the same.

For any queries regarding CIFNET 2022, please comment below.

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  1. May I know the syllabus for cifnet exam which becomes me difficult for the preparation please give some quick reply as there is less time for the exam

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