Tamil Nadu Fisheries University

Tamil Nadu Fisheries University
தமிழ்நாடு மீன்வள பல்கலைக்கழகம்
Motto Educate, Innovate, Elevate
Type State Agriculture University (SAU)
Established 2012
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Baskaran Manimaran
Location Nagapattinam, Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu, India
Website http://www.tnfu.ac.in

Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU) is the 20th university in Tamil Nadu, founded in 2012 in Nagapattinam, Nagapattinam district. It was established under Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Act, 2012.[1]

Affiliated colleges

There are three constituent colleges of the university.

No. College Name Location District Estd
1 Fisheries College and Research Institute Thoothukudi Thoothukudi district 1977
2 Fisheries College and Research Institute Ponneri Tiruvallur district 2012
3 College of Fisheries Engineering Nagapattinam Nagapattinam district 2012


  1. "Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Act, 2012" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in. Retrieved 20 September 2012. External link in |work= (help)
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