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.
The bachelors programmes offered are focused on agriculture and allied subjects. These academic programmes provide students with both theoretical and practical knowledge on agriculture, horticulture, forestry, sericulture, biotechnology, agribusiness management, Energy and Environmental engineering, agricultural engineering and food technology, which they can use it to further research in master’s and also transform themselves as a young entrepreneur.
How to ensure a healthy and hunger-free society with 783 crores of people on our planet? This is what the interdisciplinary bachelors programme B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture is about.
The programme inculcates learning farming skills with scientific background and having its unique social scientific perspective by studying about the farming community through extension education
The B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture is a four-year program. The curriculum includes basic courses on agriculture and allied sciences. Students will have rich exposure to farming, laboratory analysis, industry internships and experiential learning courses to earn while learn. Method of teaching includes lectures, farm work, laboratory analysis, and presentations.
Graduates can be employed in the agro-based industries dealing seeds, fertilizer, pesticide, farm implements and equipments and food processing. The graduates are also employed in research institutes, Agri-Clinics, weather and price forecasting and other consultancy sectors. They can also become agri-entrepreneurs.
Graduates can pursue the Masters in Agriculture in several disciplines of Agriculture like Agronomy, Soil Science, Agricultural Entomology, Agricultural Pathology, Meteorology, Plant Breeding, Plant Genetics, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Master of Business Administration, Biotechnology, Food technology, Crop physiology, Remote sensing, Environmental science, Agricultural Microbiology, Geographical Information System, Agricultural Nematology, Agricultural statistics etc. in any of the State and Central Agricultural Universities and also peer institutions at abroad.
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B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, 2021 batch student
Good and clean environment with everywhere greenery. Experienced and friendly teachers. More experience is gained through study tours. There is very big playground for everyone to play and to get ample fresh air.
B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, 2013 batch student
All books and journals related to agriculture are available in my college library. Every year sports day, hostel day, Muthamil Vizha, and Inter-collegiate competitions are conducted in my college. I have stayed in my college hostel only. Spacious rooms; individual is provided with separate cot and shelves. The meal quality was good. Hostel fees and mess bills are so affordable.