Details of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) Coimbatore, Tamilnadu

This resource provides you the details about the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,Coimbatore which is well known for its uniqueness in the field of Agriculture. You can also get details about the courses offered in and under the affiliated colleges of TNAU. Additionally the Dual Degree Course Details are also made available in this resource.

About Tamil Nadu Agricultural University(TNAU) Coimbatore, Tamilnadu

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University(TNAU) located at a pleasant greenish environment in the Coimbatore,the Manchester of South India. It is located at the outskirts of Coimbatore enroute to the amazing Maruthamalai Hills and is located exactly near Government College of Technology. TNAU is providing is best in the field of educating students in Agriculture,Horticulture and other fields with the vast resources they have. It has about 11 affiliated Educational Institutions under Tamil Nadu Agricultural University<.

Brief History of TNAU

The first college for the field of Agriculture was started in the name 'Agricultural School' in Saidapet in Chennai. Then it was relocated to Coimbatore during 1906 and renamed as Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore and later during 1920 it was affiliated to Madras University and was very helpful to the State Agricultural Department by submitting the research products and till the end of the mid 20th Century i.e. till the arise of Agricultural College in Baptala, the Agricultural College and Research Institute was the only Agricultural College in South India. Then Agricultural College and Research Institute in Madurai was established in 1965. These two colleges (i.e.) Agricultural College and Research Institute in Coimbatore and Madurai led the evolution of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University(TNAU) during 1971.

Affiliated Colleges under Tamil Nadu Agricultural University(TNAU)

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,Coimbatore (TNAU)• Agricultural College & Research Institute, Coimbatore
• Horticultural College Institute,Coimbatore
• Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Coimbatore
• School of Post Graduate Studies, Coimbatore
• Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai
• Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai
• Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Tiruchirapalli
• Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tiruchirappalli
• Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam
• Horticultural College and research Institute,Periyakulam
• Forest College and research Institute,Mettupalayam

Courses offered in and under affiliated colleges of TNAU

Undergraduate Courses

Basic Science courses
• B.Sc.(Agriculture)
• B.Sc.(Horticulture)
• B.Sc.(Forestry)
• B.Sc.(Home Science)
• B.Tech.(Agricultural Engineering)
• B.Sc.(Sericulture)

Bachelor of Technology( Courses
• B.Tech.(Biotechnology)
• B.Tech.(Horticulture)
• B.Tech.(Food Process Engineering)
• B.Tech.(Energy and Environmental Engineering)
• B.Tech.(Bioinformatics)
•B.S.(Agribusiness Management)
•B.Tech.(Agricultural Information Technology)

Postgraduate Courses

Courses Under Faculty of Agriculture
• Agricultural Economics
• Agricultural Entomology
• Agricultural Extension & Rural Sociology
• Agricultural Microbiology
• Agronomy
• Agricultural Meteorology
• Biotechnology
• Biochemical Technology
• Bioinformatics
• Crop Physiology
• Environmental Sciences
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)
• Microbial Technology
• Plant Breeding and Genetics
• Plant Nematology
• Plant Pathology
• Seed Science and Technology
• Sericulture
• Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

Courses Under Faculty of Horticulture
• Fruit Science
• Vegetable Science
• Floriculture and Medicinal Crops
• Spices and Plantation Crops

Course Under Faculty of Forestry
• Forestry

Courses under Faculty of Agricultural Engineering
• Agricultural Processing
• Bioenergy
• Farm Power and Machinery
• Soil and Water Conservation

Courses under Faculty of Home Science
• Food Science and Nutrition

Dual Degree Programme in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

• For the sake of training Students for abroad education and for imparting good knowledge to the students there are Dual programmes in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University(TNAU) for the UnderGraduate and Post Graduate Courses.

For Under Graduate Students
As a student at TNAU for the Dual degree course he/she will be made to study under the Nova Scotia Agricultural College,Canada for 3 Semesters and the 6 Semesters in TNAU. At last the students will be awarded with 2 degrees viz., 1 degree for B.Tech(Environmental Horticlture) from NSAC and the other one degree from TNAU for the course he/she has selected during Admission. This system serves as a good thing for the students to get knowledge and abroad based mind setup. Additionally they will also get the international training cum work based Educational System.

For Post Graduates
The School of Post Graduate Studies(SPGS) is offering rigorous training and guidance for the students who have registered for the TOEFL and GRE for the TNAU-Cornell Dual degree MPS (Master of Professional Studies) programme. They are also guiding the students in Drafting the Statement Of Purpose to move abroad and Visa Counselling are also being conducted.

Contact Details

For Undergraduate Courses
The Dean, Agricultural College and Research Institute
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
e-mail :

For UG Admissions
Phone: 0422 6611210
Fax: 91 422 6611410

For Post Graduate Courses
The Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies,
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,

For other Related Queries
The Registrar,Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Phone: 91 422 6611200

For more details Visit :

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