Centre for Marine Science & Technology

Centre for Marine Science and Technology is situated in the serine atmosphere surrounded by wetland in the north providing shelter for the long distance migratory birds from different parts of the world, estuary and coconut groove in the east and seashore in the south. Our Centre is recognized by DST, New Delhi for FIST program and UGC, New Delhi for Special assisted program. Our department is offering two Master’s degree programes (M.Sc Microbiology and M.Sc Marine Biotechnolgy), three M. Phil courses (M.Phil in Microbiology, Marine Biotechnology and Coastal Aquaculture) and an Innovative Programme on Planktonology (PG Diploma course for one year) funded by UGC, New Delhi The department is actively taking part in research in all the focal areas of marine science and about 50 research scholars are pursuing research in the frontier areas.

The current faculty members are engaged in research projects funded by national agencies like UGC, DST, DBT, DRDO, CMLRE, etc. The faculty members have published research papers in International and National Journals with high Impact factor, and also edited books. Almost all of our postgraduate students and M. Phil students of the past years are well placed.

The Department is in the process of signing a Memorandum of understanding for the Faculty and Student exchange and Research Collaboration under Mevlana Programme with Agri Ibrahim Cecen University and Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey