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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India - 641003

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Science , Master of Science , Bachelor of Science , Master of Science ,


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About College

Institute Description

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is one of the best agricultural universities in India due to its high quality in agricultural education. Its significant role in offering agricultural education is made possible through the 11 component colleges in seven campuses and 6 affiliated colleges. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is a leading agrotechnology provider of India and its graduates are recognized throughout the world. It is approved by AICRE.

  • The TNAU had begun as an Agricultural School at Saidapet in Chennai in 1876 and blossomed as a College in Coimbatore, during 1906
  • In 1920, the college was affiliated to the University of Madras with the introduction of a three-year degree program
  • Till 1946, the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore was the only institute for agricultural education for the whole of South India
  • It was established in 1971
  • TNAU has 36 Research Centers for agrotechnology development and 14 Farm Science Centers for outreach
  • The University is offering 13 Undergraduate Degree Programs, 40 Graduate Degree Programs and 26 Doctoral Programs in 14 Colleges distributed in 11 campuses all over Tamil Nadu


  • C. Sylendra Babu - Renowned Indian Police Service Officer of Tamil Nadu cadre
  • M. S. Swaminathan - Father of Green Revolution in India
  • Sivakumar Veerasamy - Indian Plant Geneticist


  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Department of Forestry
  • Department of Home Science
  • Department of Sericulture
  • Department of Agribusiness Management
  • Department of Agriculture Engineering
  • Department of Food Process Engineering
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Bioinformatics
  • Department of Agricultural Information Technology



Percent Allotted

Open Competition (OC)

31 %

Backward Class (BC)

26.5 %

Backward Class Muslim (BCM)

3.5 %

Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC)

20 %

Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) (SCA)

3 %



Through placement cell, campus interviews are conducted regularly and 753 students were placed in various sectors viz., Agro Industry (213), Seed Industry (78) Food Industry (26), Fertilizer Industry (34), Non-Governmental Organizations /Govt. (38), Plantations (6), Banking (337) and Civil Service and IFS (21)


  • TNAU library is the oldest in the city functioning since 1910
  • It has acquired about 200,000 books, monographs, 25,000 text and reference books and 8000 theses and dissertations
  • About 2200 national and international journals are subscribed with online access for the journals


Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) rated as the best Agricultural University in India by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi is an institute of excellence for higher education in Agricultural and allied subjects


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Dr. R. Rajendran (Professor & Head in-Charge, Department of Soil Water Conservation & Agricultural Structures)

Dr. T. Pandiarajan (Associate Professor & Head, Department of Agricultural Processing & Basic Sciences)

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