The Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam is contributing towards the generation of human resources in the field of agriculture. Besides offering quality education, the College serves the farming community of Southern districts of Tamil Nadu through dedicated research in all frontier areas of agriculture and extension activities. It also provides a variety of expert services to the stake holders of this region.
The College was established in 1984 – 85 as the third constituent college of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. It was then upgraded as Agricultural College and Research Institute in 1989 and as Post-graduate institute in 1990. The college became a co-education campus in 1990-91.The institute has secured the best college award during 2002, 2005 and 2009 in TNAU.