Bangladesh is a land of rivers and she has diverse fisheries resources throughout the country. Considering the importance of this newly emerging field, the Department of Fisheries and Marine Science (FIMS) of Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) was established with a view to imparting fisheries education in the Southern part of the country. The FIMS department started its journey from 2006 as one of the pioneer departments of the University. It offers academic programs for B.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. degrees. There are 19 specialist faculty members who have MS, PhD and Post-doc degrees from abroad in different fields of fisheries and marine science. The aim of the department is to discover and utilize the coastal fisheries resources, generate new ideas, promote knowledge and apply them for the welfare of the nation. The department has already demonstrated its outreach Excellency in developing skilled professional and researchers on the field of fisheries and marine science.