Established in the year 1972, the Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Trichy, Tamil Nadu is a constituent educational institution of the famed Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. Situated at a distance of just 25km from Trichy, the campus of the college is spread across over 280 acres and includes experimental farm, high-end infrastructural facilities and academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. It is the only constituent of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University offering B.Tech. (Agrl. Engg.) Degree for producing technocrats who can solve the issues of population explosion, ethnic energy crisis, labor shortage, environmental stress, food and fuel shortages, intensive resource inventory towards alleviation of poverty and various others that have been plaguing the country. The students of the college are given practical experiences besides academic ones to help them plan, decide and take initiatives independently.
Year of Establishment
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Farm Machinery and Bio-Energy, Soil Water Conservation and Agricultural Structures, Agricultural Processing and Basic Sciences, Agricultural Sciences
1. Inspirational Academic Ambiance –
The college is reputed for its highly qualified faculty members who are masters in their field. Professors at the college double up as scientists researching in agricultural engineering and related subjects. The curriculum of the college is such designed that it offers students hands-on experience.
2. Industrial Training and Development –
The college organizes several industrial visits and tours to expose students and update their knowledge about the field. The students are even updated on the current state of affairs in agricultural engineering. The highlight is the village-stay program that helps them learn the problems of the farmers at grass-root level.
3. Amalgamation of various disciplines –
The college offers a curriculum that is a blend of biological and physical sciences that act as a base for the engineering applications in the field of agriculture and food systems, eco-friendly environment, natural resource conservation and related biological systems. The college is the only one to offer B. Tech in Agricultural Engineering, a 4 year undergraduate degree program.