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amil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) rated as the best Agricultural University in India by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, is an institute of excellence for higher education in Agricultural and allied subjects.

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), GOI ranked TNAU as the first among the State Agricultural Universities in India. TNAU ranks 17th among “Universities” category and 28th among “Overall” category of academic institutions.

TNAU began as an Agricultural School at Saidapet, Chennai in 1876 and blossomed as a College in Coimbatore in 1906. In 1920, the college was affiliated to the University of Madras with the introduction of a three-year degree programme. Till 1946, the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore was the only institute for agricultural education for the whole of South India. In 1958, it was recognized as a Postgraduate Centre for offering Masters and Doctoral degrees. The Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai was established in 1965. These two colleges formed the nucleus of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University when it was established in 1971 to offer four years B.Sc. (Agriculture) degree programme. Read more ...

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amil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is offering Thirteen Undergraduate Degree Programs in 14 Colleges distributed in 11 campuses all over Tamil Nadu.

Undergraduate Academic Programs

General Programs

  • B. Sc. (Agriculture)
  • B. Sc. (Horticulture)
  • B. Sc. (Forestry)
  • B. Sc. (Food , Nutrition and Dietetics)
  • B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
  • B. Sc. (Sericulture)

Self Supporting Programs

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

Postgraduate Academic Programs

The School of Postgraduate Studies of TNAU offers Masters programs, M.Sc.(Ag.) / M.Tech.(Ag.) in 33 disciplines, Doctoral programs in 26 disciplines, Part time Doctoral programs in 27 disciplines and Integrated Ph.D in 4 disciplines.

Faculty of Agriculture

  • Economics
  • Extension Education
  • Agri Business Management
  • Agronomy
  • Meteorology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Soil Science
  • Microbiology
  • Nano science and Technology
  • Geoinformatics
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Plant Genetic Resource
  • Molecular Plant Breeding
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Entomology
  • Nematology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Sericulture
  • Biotechnology
  • Statistics

Faculty of Horticulture

  • Floriculture & Landscape Gardening
  • Spices, Plantation, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
  • Vegetable Science
  • Fruit Science

Faculty of Agricultural Engineering

  • Land and Water Management Engineering
  • Farm Machinery and Power
  • Bioenergy
  • Agricultural Process Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Storage Engineering

Faculty of Forestry

  • Forestry

Faculty of Home Science

  • Foods & Nutrition

Constituent Colleges of TNAU

  • Agricultural College & Research Institute, Coimbatore – 641 003.
  • Horticultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore – 641 003.
  • Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Coimbatore – 641 003.
  • School of Post Graduate Studies, Coimbatore - 641 003.
  • Agricultural College & Research Institute, Madurai – 625 104.
  • Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai – 625 104.
  • Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Kumulur, Tiruchirappalli District – 621 712.
  • Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College & Research Institute, Navalur Kuttappattu, Tiruchirappalli – 620 009.
  • Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Navalur Kuttappattu, Tiruchirappalli– 620 009.
  • Agricultural College & Research Institute, Killikulam, Thoothukudi District – 628 252.
  • Horticultural College and Research Institute,Periyakulam, Theni District. 625 504.
  • Forest College and Research Institute, Mettupalayam – 641 301.
  • Agricultural College & Research Institute, Eachankottai, Orathnad Tk, Thanjavur – 614902
  • Agricultural College & Research Institute, Kudumiyanmalai, Pudukkottai – 622104.
  • Agricultural College & Research Institute, Valavachanur, Thiruvannamalai – 606753. Read more ...

Private Colleges -Affiliated to TNAU

  • Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College, Kalavai, Vellore District – 632 506.
  • Adhiparasakthi Horticulture College, Kalavai, Vellore District – 632 506.
  • Thanthai Roever Institute of Agriculture & Rural Development, Perambalur – 621 212.
  • Vanavarayar Institute of Agriculture, Manakkadavu, Pollachi – 642 103.
  • Imayam Institute of Agriculture & Technology, Kannanur, Thuraiyur, Trichy District - 613 402
  • PGP College of Agricultural Sciences, Palani Nagar, Sendhamangalam Road, Namakkal – 637 405
  • RVS Agriculture College, Usilampatti, Thanjavur – 613 402
  • College of Agricultural Technology, Kullapuram, Theni District – 625 562.
  • Kumaraguru Institute of Agriculture, Sakthi Nagar, Erode District – 638 315
  • J.K.K.Munirajah College of Agricultural Science, TN Palayam, Gobi (TK), Erode District – 638 506
  • Don Bosco College of Agriculture, Takkolam, Arakonam (TK), Vellore District – 631 151
  • RVS Padmavathy College of Horticulture, Sembatti, Dindigul District – 624 707
  • JSA College of Agriculture & Technology, Podaiyur 606 108, Tittagudi Taluk, Cuddalore District
  • SRS Institute of Agriculture & Technology, Vedachandur 624 710, Dindigul District
  • S. Thangapazham Agricultural College, Vasudevanallur - 627 760, Tirunelveli District
  • Sethu Bhaskara Agricultural College & Research Foundation, Visalayankottai, Karaikudi, Sivagangai District – 630 306.
  • Nammazhvar College of Agriculture & Technology, Peraiyur Post, Kamuthi Tk., Ramanathapuram District – 623 708
  • Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture & Research, Athimugam Village, Shoolagiri Taluk, Hosur – 635 109, Krishnagiri District
  • Krishna College of Agriculture & Technology, Srirangapuram, Thoddapanaickanur BPO, Usilampatti – 625 532, Madurai District
  • The Indian Agricultural College, Raja Nagar, Radhapuram – 627 111 Tirunelveli District
  • Nalanda College of Agriculture, Nedungur, Trichy - 621 105