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To transform the Department into a Knowledge Centre of International acclaim in Fisheries and Aquaculture, through conscious efforts, focusing on research and extension, adopting a multi- disciplinary and collaborative approach.


To provide Education, Research and Outreach needed by the Society for the conservation of fishery resources and ecosystem restoration.


  • To impart value based holistic education
  • To provide state of the art support systems in teaching learning and research
  • To maintain excellent standards in all our endeavours
  • To develop soft skills and entrepreneurship skills to enhance the employability of the students
  • To be socially committed through outreach programmes
  • To improve constantly the academic progression of our students
  • To educate the next generation of scientists, managers and teachers
  • To support sustainable resource use and management through projects, consultancy and outreach programmes.
  • To identify and develop strength in critical areas with technically efficient faculty generating a entrepreneurally talented group of students.
  • To upgrade infrastructural resources to conduct research programmes.
  • To evolve into a department of choice in Aquaculture, Fisheries and Seafood Science.


  • Commenced the first UG Programme of B.Sc. Aquaculture – 1995
  • Commenced the second UG Programme B.Sc. Industrial Fish & Fisheries – 1996
  • Leased a 1 acre farm at Vallarpadam                                                 – 1996
  • Own farm of 1ha purchased at Chriya Kadamakudy, Pizhala, Ernakulam – 1998
  • Participated in the first International Aquashow organized by the – 1998

Govt. of Kerala at Trivandrum                                  

  • Organized the First All Kerala Inter Collegiate Youth Festival at St.Albert’s – 2000

College associating with the Zoology Department

  • Commenced the PG Programme of M.Sc. Applied Fisheries & Aquaculture – 2002
  • Department started functioning in Annex Building                                 – 2004
  • First Aquaculture Department to organize Harvest Festival in Kerala                     – 2006
  • Launched the “Conservation Research Group” CRG of Kerala – 2007
  • Organized the First International Internship of the college collaborating with – 2012

the University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA

  • One among the first departments funded under the DBT Star College Scheme                 – 2012-2017
  • Recognized by MGU as a Research Department                                                 – 2016
  • Associated with the Albertian International Educational Expo – 2017 & 2018 by organizing the Aquashow
  • Organized Knowledge Summits in the subject associating with Albertian International Knowledge Summit – 2017 & 2018
  • Functioning Entrepreneurship Skill Development Centre(ESDC) since 2013
  • First Department to have 100% regular staff with Ph.D.