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 Ph.D. programme is being offered at this Department there by to Grow out as a pioneer department in floricultural research and contribute to the floriculture development of farming community/ The Development of skillful floriculture scientists with updated knowledge in research and development of floriculture sector and to Create a model education and research platform for students and research scholars
The Ph.D. programme in Floriculture and Landscaping has been designed following the ICAR guidelines. The course imparts:
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After admission the students undergo a set of courses that help them understand the basics of Floriculture and Landscaping as per the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) with a total credit load of 100 credits, of which 75 credits are exclusively earmarked for their Thesis Research.
Ph.D. thesis research
After completing the courses in the first year, the students start their thesis research. Each student is assigned to an experienced faculty, approved by the Dean of School of Post-Graduate Studies, who would guide the student on his/ her choice of research topic
The students are exposed to several scientific events like symposia and conferences. Many are encouraged to have internship training at other institutes for a couple of months, either in India or abroad.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. These words were sounded bit vague to me earlier, but this department proved it true to me through providing the best academics. courses offered in this department very useful to gain a knowledge and improve the practical knowledge about floriculture. knowledge about advanced technologies in production and post harvest processing enhance the business opportunity in floriculture industry. study tour provide me a exposure to visit many places to know the various technologies used to cultivation of flower and ornamental crops. term paper assignment presentation improves the vocabulary and tolerate against stage fear its very useful to my professional future. practical sessions are very interesting to work in nursery and visit to field enhance knowledge about identification of plants. staffs teaching me as interactive sessions it will improve the attention and avoid distractions. now I am confident to my future from this department and thanks a lot to all my teachers and professors for making me satisfied student in this department.