About CoF, DIFST, Midalam

Affiliated to Tamilnadu
Dr.J.J Fisheries University, Nagapattinam, TN

Affiliation No:
U.S.O No.774/TNJFU/C1/2023

State Govt Approved College / Institute and
B.F.Sc. Course

GO.No.94 / 21.8.23

MoU signed with TNJFU -
Guidelines to run the College

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Under the able guidance of the Most Rev. Dr. Nazarene Soosai, the Sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Kottar, College of Fisheries Science under the St. Devasahayam Institute of Fisheries Science and Technology, Midalam affiliated with Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University (Govt. Order No. 94 dated 21.08.2023) aspires to become a beacon of excellence in the realm of fisheries education, research, and innovation. This institute holds the privilege of being the first supported college for Fisheries science in Tamil Nadu. Rooted in a rich legacy of academic prowess, the institute is committed to nurturing the next generation of fisheries professional who are poised to address the complex challenges and opportunities within the aquatic world.

Why the College of Fisheries, Midalam is Youth Path to Excellence ?

  • Approved Course Curriculam of ICAR New Delhi (V-Deans Committee for SAUs of India)

  • Approved Course Curriculum of ICAR, New Delhi (V-Deans’ Committee for SAUs of India)

  • A recognized B.F.Sc degree for all Government Opportunities in the Fisheries Sector


Significance of the College Location


The college is situated along the picturesque coastline of the Arabian Sea at Midalam


Well connected by bus services with the nearest towns – Karungal, Colachel, Kazhiyakavilai and Nagercoil


Nearest Medical Facility: Tamil Nadu Government Medical College & Hospital, Azaripallam


Nearest Railway Stations: Kuzhithurai, Nagercoil & Thiruvananthapuram


Nearest International Airport: Thiruvananthapuram


Nearest Domestic Airport: Thoothukudi

Speciality of the College