Tamil Nadu Agricultural University - [TNAU], Coimbatore - Admission Details 2020

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University - [TNAU], Coimbatore - Admission Details 2020

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu ICAR Estd 1971 State University

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) Admission 2020: Courses, Fees, Eligibility Criteria

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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is an agricultural university established in 1971. TNAU offers Diploma, UG, PG and Research courses in agriculture related courses to candidates. Only those students who satisfy the required eligibility criteria are considered for the merit list. 

TNAU admissions are both entrance and merit based. Applications are available for both entrance and admission are available online. Some more details have been elaborated below:

  • For B.Tech and B.Sc admissions candidates must have passed in 10+2 examinations in relevant subjects with 55% aggregate.
  • Diploma admissions are based on scores obtained in 10+2 exams.
  • For admission to M.Tech, M.Sc & MBA courses, Bachelor’s degree from TNAU recognized universities is required. Along with scores in the internal entrance.
  • For M.Phil+Ph.D. admission, the candidate must have passed post graduation in the relevant field.
  • All admissions are through TNAU Counselling, thus students applying directly to TNAU or its affiliated colleges have to apply for counselling.
  • Only those students who reside in Tamil Nadu and have studied there or are permanent residents are eligible to apply for admission.

TNAU is a state university accredited by NAAC and ICAR. The university is recognized by UGC and functions in accordance with Tamil Nadu Directorate of Education. 

It was ranked #44 by NIRF in 2019 and #105 among BRICS nations by the QS World University Rankings of 2018. Outlook ranked the University at #45 in 2019.

More than 50 prestigious companies visit the campus annually for campus recruitment drives.

TNAU Admission Highlights 2020

InstituteTamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU)
TypePublic or State University
Accredited byNAAC , UGC, ICAR
Courses offeredDiploma, B.tech, B.Sc, M.Tech, M.Sc, MBA, M.Phil+Ph.D
Admission CriteriaMerit & Entrance Based
Application modeOnline
Seat AllocationTNAU Counselling

TNAU, Coimbatore Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
B.Tech₹38,05610+2
B.Sc {Hons.}₹38,05610+2
M.Sc₹50,518Graduation
Diploma₹21,000-
Ph.D₹65,221Post Graduation
CourseAdmission Link
B.Sc,
BE/B.Tech,
M.Sc,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Admission Link

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
UG courses Registration 08 May - 07 Jun, 2020

TNAU B.Tech Admissions 2020

The University offers B.Tech courses under a number of specializations. It is offered in full time regular mode for 4 years. Candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria to seek admissions in every course.

CourseB.Tech
Duration4 years
TypeFull time
No. of Specializations4
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPassed 10+2
Selection CriteriaMerit based
CounsellingTNAU Counselling
Applications AcceptedOnline

Specializations offered under B.Tech :

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy and Environmental Engineering

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 exams in Science stream with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology OR Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science from a recognized board or its equivalent.
  • The aggregate for only four subjects is taken into account. Category wise distribution is as follows:
    • General Category: 55% aggregate
    • Backward Class & Backward Class Muslim: 50% aggregate
    • Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities: 40% aggregate
    • SC, ST and SCA: A pass in the qualifying exam with the required subjects. 

Selection Process

Selection will be done on merit basis and counselling process. Candidates with highest scores are shortlisted for admission to TNAU.

TNAU BSc. Admissions 2020

Under the UG domain, the institute offers Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Honors with various specializations for a duration of 3 years. The programme is offered in full time regular mode.

CourseB.Sc.(Hons.)
Duration3 years
TypeFull time
No. of Specializations6
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPassed 10+2
Selection CriteriaMerit based
CounsellingTNAU Counselling
Applications AcceptedOnline

Courses offered under B.Sc. (Hons.) :

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Sericulture
  • Agri-Business Management

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed all the subjects in the 10+2 examination with an aggregate of 55% from a recognized board.
  • The aggregate for only four subjects is taken into account. Category wise distribution is as follows:
    • General Category: 55% aggregate
    • Backward Class & Backward Class Muslim: 50% aggregate
    • Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities: 40% aggregate
    • SC, ST and SCA: A pass in the qualifying exam with the required subjects.

Selection Process

Selection will be done on merit basis and TNAU Counseling process.

TNAU Diploma Admissions 2020

The University also offers diploma courses in full time regular mode. The duration of each course is 2 years.

CourseDiploma
Duration2 years
TypeFull time
No. of SpecializationsAgriculture, Horticulture
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPassed 10+2
Selection CriteriaMerit based
Counselling TNAU Counselling
Applications AcceptedOnline

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate should have completed 10+2 from Tamil Nadu State Board or other equivalent exams.

Selection Process

  • Selection will be done on merit basis and counseling process.
  • The university conducts a counseling procedure and the shortlisted candidates are contacted for seat allotment.

TNAU M.Tech Admissions 2020

Under the PG domain, the University offers Master of Technology (M.Tech) with various specializations in full time regular mode for 2 years of duration.

CourseM.Tech
Duration2 years
TypeFull time
No. of Specializations7
Basic Eligibility CriteriaGraduation
Selection CriteriaEntrance Based
CounsellingTNAU Counselling
Applications AcceptedOnline

Courses offered under M.Tech :

  • Farm Machinery and Power Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Processing and Food Engineering
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Food Process Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Food Safety and Quality

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed graduation in B.Tech (Agl. Engg.)/B.Tech. (FPE)/B.E(Ag.)/B.Tech. (Food Technology)/ B.Tech.(EEE) of SAUs with minimum OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00/6.6 out of 10 (6.50 for reserved category students)

Selection Process

  • Admission to M.Tech. program is done on the basis of the entrance test conducted by the university in which are the prime sections are tested:
    • General Agriculture: 15 marks
    • Aptitude: 10 marks
    • Specific subject: 75 marks
  • The students who qualify are shortlisted for the group discussion round.
  • A candidate is allowed to apply for a maximum of two subjects under Master’s programme and has to pay separate fees for each subject. 
  • The university conducts a counseling procedure and the shortlisted candidates are contacted for seat allotment.

TNAU MSc. Admissions 2020

At PG level, the institute offers Master of Science (MSc.) for 2 years in full time regular mode. The course is offered in various specializations.

CourseMSc.
Duration2 years
TypeFull time
No. of Specializations33
Basic Eligibility CriteriaGraduation
Selection CriteriaEntrance Based
CounsellingTNAU Counselling
Applications AcceptedOnline

Courses offered under MSc:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Entomology
  • Agricultural Extension and Communication
  • Microbiology
  • Agronomy
  • Plant Physiology
  • Genetics & Plant Breeding
  • Nematology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  • Geoinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science
  • Sericulture
  • Agrometeorology
  • Nano Science & Technology
  • Statistics
  • Forest Biology and Tree Improvement
  • Silviculture and Agroforestry
  • Food Science and Nutrition

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed graduation in B.Sc.(Ag.)/ B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Tech. (Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Sericulture)/B.Sc.(Home.Sc.)/ B.Tech. (AIT) /B.S. (ABM)/ B.Tech.(Ag.Biotech) / B.Tech.(Biotech.) offered by SAUs with minimum OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00/6.6 out of 10 (6.50 for reserved category students).

Selection Process

  • Admission to M.Sc. program is done on the basis of the entrance test conducted by the university in which are the prime sections are tested:
    • General Agriculture: 15 marks
    • Aptitude: 10 marks
    • Specific subject: 75 marks
  • The students who qualify are shortlisted for the group discussion round.
  • A candidate is allowed to apply for a maximum of two subjects under Master’s programme and has to pay separate fees for each subject.
  • The university conducts a counseling procedure and the shortlisted candidates are contacted for seat allotment.

TNAU MBA Admissions 2020

At PG level, the university also offers management courses. The course is a full time program, with a duration of 2 years.

CourseMaster of Business Management 
Duration2 years
TypeFull time
No. of SpecializationsAgri Business Management
Basic Eligibility CriteriaGraduation
Selection CriteriaEntrance based
CounsellingTNAU Counselling
Applications AcceptedOnline

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must possess a graduation degree from SAUs with minimum OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00/6.6 out of 10 (6.50 for reserved category students)

Selection Criteria

  • Admission to MBA. program is done on the basis of the entrance test conducted by the university in which are the prime sections are tested:
    • General Agriculture: 15 marks
    • Aptitude: 10 marks
    • Specific subject: 75 marks
  • The students who qualify are shortlisted for the group discussion round.
  • A candidate is allowed to apply for a maximum of two subjects under Master’s programme and has to pay separate fees for each subject.
  • The university conducts a counseling procedure and the shortlisted candidates are contacted for seat allotment.

TNAU M.Phil+Ph.D Admissions 2020

The university offers admission to the integrated M.Phil+Ph.D. with various specializations. Candidates with required eligibility can apply for admission.

CourseM.Phil+Ph.D
Duration5 years
TypeFull time
No. of Specializations29
Basic Eligibility CriteriaPost Graduation
Selection CriteriaUniversity Entrance Exam
CounsellingTNAU Counselling
Applications AcceptedOnline
Application FeeINR 1000

Specializations offered are:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Entomology
  • Agricultural Extension and Communication
  • Microbiology
  • Agronomy
  • Plant Physiology
  • Genetics & Plant Breeding
  • Nematology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science
  • Agri. Business Management
  • Sericulture
  • Agrometeorology
  • Nano Science & Technology
  • Fruit Science
  • Vegetable Science
  • Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
  • Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
  • Farm Machinery and Power Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Processing and Food Engineering
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Food Process Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry
  • Food Science and Nutrition

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have a Master’s degree in a relevant field with minimum OGPA of 7.00 out of 10.00. 

Selection Process

  • Selection is done on the basis of an Internal Entrance Exam.
  • Upon qualifying the entrance, students are called for a Personal Interview. 
  • The university conducts a counseling procedure and the shortlisted candidates are contacted for seat allotment.

How To Apply For TNAU?

For UG courses:

Registration to any of the courses are done online. Candidates needs to follow these steps to fill the application form :

  1. Visit the official website of the University.
  2. Click on “Undergraduate” and then “UG Admission”
  3. Click on “New Registration” and the application form will be opened.
  4. Fill all the important details correctly.
  5. It will generate a user ID and password on your registered email and mobile phone.
  6. Click on the “Proceed to Application” button.
  7. The application fee for general category students is INR 600 (INR 300 for SC/ST/SCA candidates) which is to be paid to the University through a payment gateway in the form of Debit/Credit/Net Banking facility.
  8. You can login again with your user ID and password to download and print Joint Declaration Form and Appendices / Checklist.

For PG and Doctoral courses:

  1. Click on the official website.
  2. Click on Postgraduate and then “PG Admission”
  3. Click on “New Registration and application form will be opened.
  4. Fill the application form with all required details and download the application form.
  5. The application fee for general category students is INR 1000 (INR 500 for SC/ST) per subject . The mode of fee payment is online.
  6. Send the hard copy of the application form along with the relevant documents and superscribe the envelope as “Application for Masters/Doctoral Degree programme” at the following address :

Dean,

School of Postgraduate Studies,

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,Coimbatore

641 003, Tamil Nadu, India

      The applications for Masters and Ph.D. should be sent by 5.00 p.m. on or before July 13, 2020.

Documents Required :

The students are required to submit the following self-attested documents along with the application form:

  • Marksheet of Class 10th
  • Marksheet of Class 12th
  • Graduation mark sheet (for PG courses)
  • Post Graduation Marksheets (for PhD courses)
  • 2 passport size photograph
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • SC / ST/ OBC/ Certificate (in the name of the candidate)

TNAU Scholarships

  • Fee Waiver Scheme: The authorities has started a fee waiver scheme to assist the meritorious and economically poor students.
  • Education Loans: The needy and deserving candidates can avail education loans from the Nationalized Banks at reasonable rates of interest. These loans can be repaid 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 within the University examinations.

FAQs

Ques. Does the institute offers Scholarships ?

Ans. The college provides various scholarship schemes for meritorious and reserved categories to support them financially.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters of TNAU ?

Ans. Some of the top recruiters of the institute included : Zifo Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Dow Agro, ITC Ltd., Rasi Seeds, Sathyam Bio, Green Earth Fresh, Sinochem, Associate Decor, Syngenta.

Ques. What are the facilities offered by the university ?

Ans. The institute provides all the necessary facilities such as well equipped library, auditoriums, well maintained playgrounds and sports complex, cafeteria, medical facilities, research station, center of Excellence, seed testing laboratory, germination room, seed health lab and DNA fingerprinting lab.

Ques. What are the hours of operation of the institute ?

Ans. The hours of operation of the institute are 9.00 AM – 5.00 PM from Monday to Friday and remains off on Saturdays and Sundays.

Ques. Does the institute have a placement cell ?

Ans. The Training and Placement Cell of the College conducts mock personal interviews and group discussions, industrial visits & industry oriented training programmes, summer industrial training, internship and final placement of students. The institute also invites Professional Guest Speakers for the same.

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

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K Nikhil Vinay Sai

I'm from Andhrapradesh, my 10 2 cgpa is 6.2 ...am I eligible to take admission in tnau for b-tech in agricultural engineering..

26 Mar, 2020 15:57
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nikhil, if you have scored at least 60% in intermediate then only you will be considered eligible for admission.

26 Mar, 2020 18:06
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Mukesh

Hi sir, i am a cbse student what is the cut off required to get a seat in tnau..

18 Mar, 2020 22:47
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Mukesh, kindly mention the course in which you want to take admission.

19 Mar, 2020 17:47
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Dharshini

How to apply application form in the year 2020-21

26 Feb, 2020 08:38
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Dharshini, you can fill the application form online on the official website of the university following the provided link: TNAU Application Form 2020

26 Feb, 2020 11:39
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Yasheka

hi,sir i am doing Bsc biotechnology course in Coimbatore. Am I eligible for BSc agriculture course

20 Feb, 2020 11:15
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Yasheka, yes, you are eligible for this course provided you have passed intermediate with an aggregate of 60% in PCMB.

20 Feb, 2020 11:55
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Chakravarthi Suryadevara

Hi Sir, I am doing CBSE PCB course in Bangalore.Am I eligible for BSc Agriculture course?

24 Nov, 2019 12:13
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Suryadevara, yes, you are eligible to apply for admission in this course provided you have scored at least 60% in intermediate.

25 Nov, 2019 14:45
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Preethi

Sir my cut off is 86/100 can I get seat in bsc agri in tnau.BC class

26 Jun, 2019 09:07
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mannu singh

Hi Preethi, Yes you are eligible to apply the course.

26 Jun, 2019 16:27
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Pavithra Reddy

Hi sir i completed my bsc agri in bangalore private college can i get seat in msc agri and what is the procedure

03 Jun, 2019 09:41
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pavithra, admission to all PG and doctoral courses will start from June 14, 2019 (tentatively). Admission is done on the basis of entrance exam conducted by the university.

03 Jun, 2019 09:59
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SHUJI SENTHILKUMAR

sir my cutoff is 159.5 can i get seat in horticulture

08 May, 2019 10:24
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shuji, admission to B.Tech in Horticulture is merit based. There is no need to appear in any entrance exam to be eligible for the course. Candidates who have scored 50% in intermediate are eligible for the course as per which, you are eligible for admission.

08 May, 2019 11:12
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Sneha

Hi sir im sneha, i had scored 500/600 .can i get admission in tanu clg?

08 May, 2019 09:35
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sneha, kindly mention the course in which you want to take admission so that we can provide you the relevant information.

08 May, 2019 09:52
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PARAMESWARAN S

Hello Sir/Madam My sister was 350 out of 600.Is this marks eligible for UG course or any entrance exam for making eligibility.///BC class

24 Apr, 2019 10:37

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