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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University - [TNAU], Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University - [TNAU], Coimbatore

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu ICAR Estd 1971 State University

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Updated On - July 29th 2019 by SURBHI

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is an agricultural university located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India and was established in the year 1971. The University is one of the best universities in India to provide high-quality agriculture education. TNAU offers Admissionto various programs through different campuses situated at Coimbatore, Trichy, Madurai, Mettupalayam, and Periyakulam. Its substantial role in offering agricultural education is made possible through the eleven component colleges and six Affiliated Colleges.

TNAU Highlights

  • The TNAU had begun as an Agricultural School at Saidapet in Chennai in 1876 and blossomed as a College in Coimbatore, during 1906
  • In 1920, the college was affiliated to the University of Madras with the introduction of a three-year degree program
  • Till 1946, the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore was the only institute for agricultural education for the whole of South India, It was established in 1971
  • TNAU has 36 Research Centers for agrotechnology development and 14 Farm Science Centers for outreach
  • The University is offering 13 Undergraduate Degree Programs, 29 Postgraduate Degree Programs and 26 Doctoral Programs in 14 Colleges distributed in 11 campuses all over Tamil Nadu.

TNAU Courses and Admission

TNAU offers several programs at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research level namely, B.Tech, B.Sc., M.Tech, M.Sc., MBA and Ph.D.

B.Tech and B.Sc. Course Eligibility

A four-year B.Tech program is offered to the candidates in five specializations and three-year B.Sc. program is offered in five specializations. The basic criteria to apply is 10+2 with minimum 60% marks in the relevant stream from a recognized board. Admission to B.Sc. and B.Tech courses is entirely based on merit, no entrance test will be conducted for the same.

M.Tech and M.Sc. Course Eligibility

The university offers M.Sc. and M.Tech program of two-years duration in several specializations along with the MBA program at the Postgraduate level. Admission to PG program will be on the basis of the Entrance Test conducted by the University. The students who are shortlisted are further called for the group discussion round.  

Ph.D. Course Eligibility

TNAU offers a Ph.D. program in several specializations to the candidates. The criteria to apply is Masters with 60% marks from a recognized University/ Institute. Selection will be on the basis of University Entrance exam.

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TNAU Rankings

  • Internationally, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University was ranked 105 among BRICS nations by the QS World University Rankings of 2018.
  • NIRF ranked Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 28 overall in India and 17 among universities in India in 2017.

TNAU Scholarships

Fee Waiver Scheme: The State Government has started a fee waiver scheme to help the economically poor but meritorious students.

Education Loans: Education loans are available to the needy and deserving students from the Nationalized Banks at reasonable rates of interest. Thesis loans are repayable after the completion of the degree/ diploma.

Financial Help: Relaxation in tuition fee is given to merit position holders in the qualifying examinations/ competitive examinations and position holders in the University examinations.

4 Years Full Time7/10

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College Admission Reviews

Sivakumar Nagarajan , Batch: Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech.] (Bio-Technology) (Food Process Engineering)-2003


"CAT - Food processing - novel in the filed and very unique. Future is about processed foods and which I am enjoying now. Course curriculum was designed such way that the students can get into any food processing fields."   Read More

2 Years Full Time9/10

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College Admission Reviews

D Arumuga Boobathi Raja , Batch: Master of Science [M.Sc] (Plant Pathology)-2013


"advertise in web site i have applied msc plant pathology and attend the entrence exam , based on scored marks , The Academic Council is the statutory authority of the University, which regulates the teaching and examination in the University and is responsible for the maintenance of the e"   Read More

Archana , Batch: Master of Science [M.Sc] (Extension Education & Rural Sociology)-2014


"TNAU has its own system of Entrance examinations. You could also appear for ICAR examinations."   Read More

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    D Arumuga Boobathi RajaMaster of Science [M.Sc] (Plant Pathology)Batch : 2013

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    now so many private agriculture colleges were started , these are not good in future students . now a days msc complested students are assistant proffessors in private colleges only approved good facility for lab and classrooms and well educated teachers only appointed for teaching

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    Coimbatore - 641003
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    i would like to apply for bsc.agri mam

    08 May, 2019 11:24
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sneha, application forms for this course will be available from May 8, 2019. Students who have passed intermediate with an aggregate of 60% will be considered eligible for the course. Admission will be done on the basis of merit in qualifying examination and performance in counseling.

    08 May, 2019 13:19

    Please send the entrance exam details for M.Sc Agricultural Microbiology and the procedure for how to apply.kindly consider my request.

    02 Apr, 2019 10:51
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Indumathi, you may refer the Admission Procedure of the university from here.

    02 Apr, 2019 11:21

    Sir plz giv me admission deatails and cutoff marks deatails

    08 Jan, 2019 12:09
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sir, For getting Cut off please check the official website and To get the information about the Admission Eligibility of TNAU.

    08 Jan, 2019 15:45

    Sir,I am a SC students.can I take admission in TNAU.for bsc agri.please?(this msg.given to u only for my son)

    22 Sep, 2018 19:14
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Akash, The admissions are closed for this session.

    24 Sep, 2018 18:02
    B Supriya

    Hello,I didn't written entrance xam for TNAU. Without exams can I join . Is there management seats for agriculture.please help me.

    18 Sep, 2018 11:29
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Supriya, I will suggest you to visit the university for getting the Admission information, or exam detail.

    18 Sep, 2018 16:04
    B Supriya

    Hello, I need agriculture vacant seats and fee details please help me to find out vacant seats and contact person.

    17 Sep, 2018 18:23
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Supriya, Please contact to this number:- 0422-6611201,6611200 for getting MSc Course seats and Fee structure of this University.

    17 Sep, 2018 18:44

    ag bsc vacant seats and fee details

    02 Sep, 2018 16:07
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sridhar, Please contact to this number:- 0422-6611201,6611200 for getting BSc Course seats and Fee structure of this University.

    03 Sep, 2018 15:08
    Manisha kumari Keshri

    Sir can I take admission in bsc agriculture now

    08 Aug, 2018 14:04
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Manisha, Please contact to this no:- 0422-6611201 , 6611200 for getting the BSc course Admission details.

    08 Aug, 2018 15:52
    Adithya p m

    Sir if there rest in seats I wish to apply

    25 Jul, 2018 21:10
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Aditiya, Please contact to this no. 0422-6611201 , 6611200 for getting the information about the seats in this University.

    26 Jul, 2018 13:07
    Ram Ram

    Hi sir I didn't apply for tnau in online how can I put admission in tnau...

    28 Jun, 2018 09:39
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Ram, You will get the information about Admission Guideline without Applying in TNAU please contact to this no. 0422-6611201 , 6611200 , 2431821.

    28 Jun, 2018 11:09

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