BS Fisheries and Aquaculture


The B.Sc. degree program addresses the needs for sustainable development of the country's fisheries resources and respond to the call for production of highly trained manpower in the field. Its curricular offerings aim to impart to students both, theoretical knowledge and practical skills as well as develop analytical capabilities as a tool toward innovative solutions to fisheries and related programs.

The B.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture offers extensive coursework in the major areas of Fisheries science and Aquaculture. The Fisheries and Aquaculture program offers students a hands-on experience raising local fish and shrimp species, and enriches them with diverse fisheries management field experiences. The faculty’s natural setting at Ravi campus, Pattoki will provide students with an "outdoor aquaculture laboratory". Different lakes, ponds, streams, and rivers in the vicinity will be regularly visited for field work. In addition, students will also have opportunities to conduct independent research on addressing new available technologies in fisheries and aquaculture.

The graduates after completing their degree program have opportunities to enter in a diversified areas of fisheries & aquaculture field like fish farm and hatchery managers in private sector, Assistant Directors in Governments Departments, Educators in Punjab Education Departments, researchers, entrepreneurs, stakeholders, etc. Being highly progressive sector it has been considered as a major source of employment generation and career avenues in various fields of Fisheries and Aquaculture sector in coming years.