Ph.D (Agribusiness Management)


Agribusiness management is an emerging discipline in the field of agriculture. The emanation of start-ups and various firms in agro-processing, seed, plant protection, food retailing, agricultural service, banking, agricultural informational technology, etc has led to the development of business management exclusive for agribusiness sectors. The Ph.D programme in Agribusiness Management is a unique programme in management which develops human faculty for research and education in Agribusiness

Why this programme?

The course develops vibrant human capital who can

Study Programme

The Doctorate programme in ABM is a three year degree programme with the following objectives

Colleges offering

The Doctorate programme in Agribusiness Management is offered by the Department of Agricultural and Rural Management in the Coimbatore campus.

Application and Admission

Interested to study MBA (Agribusiness Management)? Find out more about the specific Admission requirements and the application procedures. If you doubt whether admission is possible, feel welcome to apply online. The Admission Committee will check your admissibility.

Future Career

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Doctorate in Agribusiness Management

Doctorate Courses
The students undergo major, supporting courses and specialization courses in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource and Operations for 23 credits. These courses help the students to specialise in any of the functional areas of agribusiness.

The student must undertake research in any of the areas of agribusiness management services.

Student Experiences

The course has provided me with a plethora of opportunities to grow holistically and experience new avenues beyond academics such as entrepreneurship, live projects etc. I have been constantly pushed out of my comfort zone, only to become a better version of myself. Apart from the great mentorship and friendship that I have experienced, the beautiful green campus is a bonus. I can safely say that the course has provided me with the wings to fly and roots to come back to.

  • Kalaiarasi,
    PhD Scholar (Dept. of ARM)

ARM dept. of TNAU provides us with the best facilities and professors to enhance the progress of our research. The curriculum is updated and includes recent tools and methods for research purposes. The cost of the PhD programme is also very flexible when compared to other Agricultural Universities. It is a great place for us to develop and boost our career.


  • Haobam Dimashree Devi,
    PhD Scholar (Dept. of ARM)

Student Alumni

At the very outset, I would like to express my heartiest thanks to the Department of ARM and TNAU. The friendly environment and the systematic approach towards imparting Ph.D. education at TNAU made me a competent individual. The motivation and encouragement by my professors of ARM towards active participation in curricular and co-curricular activities helped me to be who I am now. It gave me a platform to push myself and to understand the potentials that was hidden inside me. The years I spent helped me broaden my horizon of my knowledge and helped me discover more about myself.

Lastly, I am proud to study and be a part of Department of ARM and TNAU.


Dr. P Flowrine Olive,
Assistant Professor, School of Agricultural Sciences, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan University

I’m happy to have graduated from the Department of Agricultural and Rural Management, TNAU. It is one of the best avenues to acquire skills and knowledge, and best placement is guaranteed because of its excellent infrastructure and reputation. The students in the department were guided by the finest faculties.

Dr. T.S. Senthil Nathan,
Assistant Professor

Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Agriculture College

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