TNAU has won ICAR's Sardar Patel Best Institution Award 2021

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TNAU Faculty Profile


The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) had its genesis from establishment of an Agricultural School at Saidapet, Madras, Tamil Nadu, as early as 1868 and it was later relocated at Coimbatore. In 1920 it was affiliated to Madras University. TNAU assumed full responsibilities of Agricultural Education and Research and supported the State Agricultural Department by delivering research products. 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 Post-graduate Centre leading to 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 while it was established in 1971. Read More…

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Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) training on “Agricultural Export and Import” during 26th to 30th September, 2022 (Five Days) at Directorate of Agribusiness Development (DABD) , TNAU, Coimbatore – 641 003

Three days Training on Biotechnological Approaches for Climate Resilient Agriculture (BACRA) organized by CPMB&B, TNAU, Coimbatore - Date: 26 - 28 September 2022

Hands on Training on Plant Tissue Culture Techniques organized by CPMB&B, TNAU, Coimbatore - Date: 10 - 14 October 2022

Applications are invited for engagement of Post Doctoral Fellows at Dept. of Biotechnology, AC&RI, Madurai

Hands on Training on Basics of DNA Fingerprinting organized by CPMB&B, TNAU, Coimbatore - Date: 14 - 18 November 2022

Hands on Training RNA Seq-Assembly and Annotation organized by CPMB&B, TNAU, Coimbatore - Date: 20 - 21 December 2022

National Conference AGMET 2022 - Advances in Agrometeorological Intervention for Climate Resilient Agriculture organized by ACRC, TNAU, Coimbatore & AAM, Anand at TNAU, Coimbatore - Date: 02 - 04 November, 2022.

Hands on training on Gene isolation, Cloning and Molecular Characterization organized by CPMB&B, TNAU, Coimbatore - Date: 19 - 23 December 2022

56th Annual Convention of Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers on Agricultural Engineering Innovations for Global Food Security at TNAU, Coimbatore - Date: 9th to 11th November, 2022.

Genotyping Services at CEMB, Centre for Plant Breeding and Genetics, TNAU, Coimbatore

Hands-on Training for Marker Assisted Breeding at CEMB, Centre for Plant Breeding and Genetics, TNAU, Coimbatore

Conserve your Germplasm at Ramiah Gene Bank, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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The vision of TNAU is to promote science based agriculture and allied processes in the State of Tamil Nadu to help the farmers and agri-based industries to compete successfully in the national and international markets through its education, research and out-reach programmes.

Agricultural education through quality research, training and transfer of technology for ensuring food security, commercialization of agriculture and to improve  standard of living of farming community.

To contribute; for reducing poverty and ushering-in an Era of prosperity in the rural areas through agricultural education, research and extension programme: to enhance food security; to commercialize agriculture to meet industrial and export demand, to conserve and rehabilitate the natural resource base for agriculture, to address  issues relating to climate change and environment and to benefit agricultural producers and other stake-holders in Tamil Nadu, through education, research and training manpower in agricultural sector.



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