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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) B.Tech. and B.Sc. Admission 2019: Courses, Eligibility, Fees

Updated On - April 29th 2019

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is a prominent university in India which is established to provide knowledge through course containing concepts of food production processing, agriculture techniques and home science to the students.

Applications are invited by TNAU for Under Graduate degree program under different specializations such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Home Science, Agricultural Engineering and Food Process Engineering for the academic year 2019. The Under Graduate degree courses are offered at various campuses of TNA University which includes Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, Killikulam, Periyakulam and Mettupalayam.

Students can apply in online as well as in offline mode. Merit is the only criteria for admission. After generation of merit list students will be called for counselling cum document verification process. Check TANU Admission 2019

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    18th May, 2019 - 31st Aug, 2019

Important Dates

B.Sc (Agriculture) & BE/B.Tech
Registration 18th May - 17th Jun , 2019
Publication of Rank List 22nd Jun, 2019
Closure of admission 31st Aug, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc (Agriculture)

Offered at Coimbatore & Trichy Campus:


Offered at Madurai Campus:

  • Home Science
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture

Offered at Mettupalayam Campus:


Offered at Periyakulam Campus:

  • Forestry
  • Sericulture

Age Limit: Student should not be more than 21 years at the time of admission i.e. July 01. There is no age limit for students belong to SC/ST & SCA.

Duration: Min-3 years, Max-6 years

Qualification: Students must have passed 10+2 with 60% marks in any of:

Group I: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology

Group II: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with an elective (fourth) subject related to Science stream. Students must note that evaluation for this subject will be considered in terms of marks not in terms of grades.

Group II (A): Students with Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology are equally eligible for B.Sc Course.


Offered at Coimbatore Campus:

Specialization (Seats):

  • Bio-Technology (55)
  • Horticulture (30)
  • Food Process Engineering (55)

Offered at Trichy Campus:

  • Agriculture Engineering (70)

Offered at Periyakulam Campus:

  • Environment Science
  • Horticulture

Age Limit: Student should not be more than 21 years at the time of admission i.e. July 01, 2016. There is no age limit for students belong to SC/ST & SCA.

Qualification: Students must have passed 10+2 with 60% marks in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or   Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science.

Note: Students who have completed their 10+2 Education from the state of Tamil Nadu can only apply for the admission in under graduate courses and if they are not fulfilling this condition then they must have the permanent residency (PR) Certificate of Tamil Nadu state. Maximum number of attempts to clear the qualifying exam is three for SC/ST & two for all other communities.

Download B.Sc. and B.Tech Admission Prospectus   

How to Apply

BE/B.Tech & B.Sc (Agriculture)

Students can apply for the admission through online as well as offline mode.

Online Mode:

  • First you have to log in to and navigate to the admission link then click on Apply online link.
  • Fill the necessary details in online form for example name, date of birth, contact number, e-mail ID, temporary address and permanent address.
  • Attached your necessary documents like ID proof, address proof and certificate of graduation. After this your authorized login-ID & password will be created.
  • Select the appropriate campus and college name as per your discretion.
  • Application fee of INR 1,000/- can be submitted online through credit card and net banking of any banks and for debit card cum ATM card use State Bank of India only.

Offline Mode:

Students can download form from the official website of the TNA University i.e. and can submit duly filled and signed form along with the demand draft of INR 1000 in favor of The Controller, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-3" payable at "Coimbatore" and send it to:

The Tamil Nadu

Agricultural University, Lawley Road,

Coimbatore 641003

Check Fee Structure of B.Sc. and B.Tech programme offered by TNAU   

Admission Process

B.Sc (Agriculture) & BE/B.Tech

  • Selection will be done on the basis of marks obtained in 10+2 level examination.
  • Students who have scored highest marks in 10+2 examination will be called for counseling if shortlisted with respect to the merit list.
  • Counseling process will be performed at the Coimbatore campus of TNAU.
  • The final decision regarding seat allotment will be the sole responsibility of University’s authorities.

Calculation of Aggregate marks:

Aggregate marks will be calculated on the basis of maximum marks obtained by student in group I, II, II (A) & III multiplied by 50.

In case of qualifying examination other than Tamil Nadu HSC, a normalization procedure will be followed as prescribed by Tamil Nadu Professional Education Institution Act 2006. Students must satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria.

Determination of Merit:

If more than one student has obtained same aggregate marks in the merit list then final seat will be allotted to the student by following the below mentioned priority order.

  1. Marks out of 50 in Mathematics/ or marks out of 50 in Biology/Botany+ Zoology (if a students has not studied Mathematics at 10+2).
  2. Marks out of 50 in Chemistry & marks out of 50 in Physics
  3. With respect to Date of Birth criteria, elder one will be considered first.

Counselling Procedure:

Students have to report to the University with all relevant marks sheet & documents. Updation in marks will not be entertained at the time of counselling. Single window counselling will be performed for all degree courses & campus allotment.

Students will be called for counselling according to their position in the merit list. Students have to select the college & degree available at that time of counselling. Priorities once made could not be changed after.

Date, Time & venue regarding counselling will be informed to the student through e-mail & on valid mobile number provided by them at the time of application. The same information will also be displayed on university’s official website. All students called for counselling have to pay the non-refundable fee of INR 2000 (INR 1000 for SC/ST/SCA) in online mode to generate the counselling call letter.

Students who have joined in some other institution, but want to attend the counselling at TNAU, have to produce the bonafied certificate issued by the existing institute along with photocopies of original certificates & attested copies of marks sheet. As part of the counselling proceedings an admit card will be issued to the student mentioning their degree & campus allotted.

Admission Reservation

Reservation norms will be followed as decided by the Government of Tamil Nadu for UG courses offered by TNAU.





Reservation (%)



Open Category (OC)






Backward Class (BC)






Scheduled Caste (SC)






Backward Class Muslim (BCM)






Scheduled Tribe (ST)






Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyars (SCA)






Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC)





*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College





06 May, 2019 12:11
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hello sir, MBBS is not being offered in the university. For B.Sc courses, admission will start from May 18, 2019 (tentatively). Students scoring 60% or more than that will be eligible to apply for admission. However, admission will be done on the basis of merit in qualifying examination.

06 May, 2019 12:58

If any possibility to join bsc agri or horticulture with 58.5 percentage

29 Apr, 2019 17:53
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Saravanan, reservation of 5% is given to the candidates from reserved categories. Thus, if you belong to reserved category, then, you will be considered eligible, else not.

29 Apr, 2019 18:04
Vinushya Venkatachalapathy

If any possibility to join bsc agri or horticulture with 49 percentage. Suppose if not possible to?? Any way is there??

23 Apr, 2019 11:45
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Vinushya, even after considering reservation criteria, the bar will go down to 55%. Thus, you are not eligible for admission in this university. However, you may check other Colleges Offering B.Sc Agr. in TN from here.

23 Apr, 2019 12:30
Naskath Sithara

What is the cut off for Bsc agri in Madura agriculture college?.

08 Apr, 2019 14:05
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Naskath, to be eligible for B.Sc Agriculture in Madurai campus, candidate must have passed 12th class with 60% marks.

08 Apr, 2019 14:51

hi shobhna iam 12 agree vocational group i apply in madhurai pls help

15 Apr, 2019 11:27
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sathish, kindly specify the course in which you want to take admission.

15 Apr, 2019 12:06

Sir/ mam I am living in Pondicherry .can i also apply ?

27 Mar, 2019 12:15
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Malini, yes, you may also apply for admission.

27 Mar, 2019 12:43
Krithik Rangananthan

Mam how to apply for agriculture in TN if i am a pondicherry student whether through normal application or through ICAR or any other entrance exam ???????????????????

23 Apr, 2019 16:37
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Krithik, for admission in this university, candidate must have done 12th from Tamil Nadu and if this is not the case then he/she must have a Permanent Residence (PR) certificate. Thus, you are not eligible for admission in the university.

23 Apr, 2019 17:10
Deepika Deepika

Hi sir how many seats available in sports quoto

18 Mar, 2019 10:22
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Deepika, kindly contact the university on 0422-6611201 , 6611200 , 2431821 for desired information.

18 Mar, 2019 10:38
Monika Content

Hello Deepika, Four seats in B.Sc(ag.) and one seat in B.Sc(Hort.) are reserved under sports quota for eminent sportspersons. And How to apply for the Quota is given here, Criteria.

18 Mar, 2019 10:42

Sir, my daughter cutoff 169.50 BSC agriculture seat available which college

30 Jul, 2018 13:03
Garima Bansal

Hi Muthusamy, You may contact to 0422-6611201 , 6611200 , 2431821 To get admission details for the BSC agriculture seat.

30 Jul, 2018 15:07
S. Thangapandian

Is there any management quota in Tamil nadu for B.Sc., Agri

13 Jul, 2018 22:15
Ritika Sharma

Hi Sir/ Mam, You may contact 0422-6611201 , 6611200 , 2431821 to get information regarding admission.

18 Jul, 2018 15:02
Shiva Sankar

I got 114 marks and 27709 in rank list. I will definitely get a call from TNAU. I already registered in TNAU. I am very much nervous whether I get admission in B SC AGri and which college. When I will call for counselling.

05 Jul, 2018 22:17
Garima Bansal

Hi Shiva, Do not get nervous , you will get the best college according to your rank All the best for the counselling

06 Jul, 2018 15:16
Aravind Ravi

Sir, I got 3870 rank in TNAU RANK LIST. Shall I get bsc agriculture.

04 Jul, 2018 12:55
Akansha Expert

Hi Aravind, Admission is based on the college merit list which is prepared by university itself, Please check the official website to know about latest updates.

04 Jul, 2018 17:37

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