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Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai

The Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) is a Deemed to be University and institution of higher learning for fisheries science in Mumbai, India. CIFE has over four decades of leadership in human resource development with its alumni aiding in the development of fisheries and aquaculture worldwide, producing notable contributions to research and technological advancements to its credit.CIFE was instituted in 1961 originally as an inservice training centre to impart proficient training and education to fisheries professionals so as to equip them to face the growing challenges in the fisheries sector. Taking its efforts of almost twenty years into consideration, CIFE came under the administrative control of the Indian Council for Agricultural Research. It was then conferred Deemed University status in 1989 by the University Grants Commission.As such, CIFE incorporated provisions for both research and education in its mandate. It has since made significant contributions toward enriching the quality of fisheries education in India. As per the letter dated 10 November - 2017, University Grants Commission, the higher education authority, the word University has been dropped from the CIFE name and it was replaced by Deemed to be university.

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