Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • Training to officials of SAARC Countries
  • Hands on Training in Fish breeding
  • Field Training at Fishing Harbours
  • Organising Summer / Winter Schools
  • Intensive Course on Cage Farming

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In order to provide access to the institute’s technologies and know how, the CMFRI organises following types of need based training programme for the benefit of farmers, researchers, academicians, administrators, students on various aspects of marine fisheries and mariculture.

  • Short course – 1-3 days duration
  • Intensive courses – 5-10 days duration
  • Training @ field - 2-5days duration
  • Summer/Winter schools - 21 days duration

Two day Training programme on "Crab resources of India and culture methodsat ICAR-CMFRI, Kochi, during 14-15 March, 2019

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Training programme on “Live feed production for finfish and shellfish”


This training programme is conducted under the financial assistance of National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad during the financial year 2018-19. The main aim of this programme is to develop a trained manpower in the industry for carrying forward this technology, which is vital for the success of any finfish / shellfish hatchery.

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Human Resource Development

CMFRI also provides facilities for carrying out short-term research programmes/ internship for Post graduate students subject to ICAR Guidelines

CMFRI is a recognised research centres of various universities and offers facilities to the awardees of various fellowships like UGC-JRF, DST-INSPIRE, and CSIR etc. for pursuing their Ph.D. programmes.

Some of the Universities which recognise CMFRI as a research centre

  • Central Institute of Fisheries Education
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin
  • University of Kerala
  • Mangalore University
  • University of Madras
  • Andhra University
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