TNAU Admission 2018 –  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has been released Application Form for UG & PG Admission 2018. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), a century old premier institution providing Agriculture education in India is ranked first among all State Agricultural Universities and 17 among all Indian Universities by NIRF of MHRD, GOI, India. The candidates can apply application form for TNAU Admission 2018  by online modes. For further information regarding Application Form, eligibility and results, refer to this page.

Latest: List of candidates called for certificate verification and submission has been released, scroll down to check the same.

TNAU Admission 2018

Candidates seeking admission in various undergraduate & postgraduates courses for this year 2018. Application can be filled online from the official website. TNAU invites online applications for admission to the following undergraduate & postgraduates courses for the academic year 2018-2019.

Undergraduates

  • B. Sc. (Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Sericulture)
  • B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering, Horticulture, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Food Process Engineering and Agricultural Information Technology)
  • B. S. (Agribusiness Management)

Post Graduates

  • Masters program in 33 disciplines
  • Regular Ph.D. program in 27 disciplines
  • Integrated Ph.D. in 4 disciplines
  • Part -Time Ph.D. by research in 28 disciplines

Schedule TNAU Admission 2018 for UG & PG programmes is given below.

Event UG(Revised) PG
Opening of online application 18 May 2018 14 Jun 2018
Last date for online application 17 Jun 2018 11 Jul 2018- Masters Courses
13 Jul 2018 – Doctoral Courses
Date of Entrance Test (tentative) 26 Jul 2018 – Masters Courses
02 Aug 2018 – Doctoral Courses
Last date for sending printed hardcopy of application 13 Jun 2018 16 Jun 2018
Publication of Rank List 22 Jun 2018
Registration for I semester 01 Aug 2018
Document Verification for Special Reservation 18 Jun 2018 to 20 Jun 2018
Counseling for Sports, Ex-serviceman, Decedents of freedom fighter and Differently abled quota 07 Jul 2018
I Phase Counseling (online) 09 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018
Counseling for vocational stream 16 Jul 2018
Counseling for NRI and Industry Sponsorship quota 17 Jul 2018 to 18 Jul 2018
Sliding-II 01 Aug 2018
Verification of certificates and Vacancy display 03 Aug 2018
II Phase Counseling (online) 31 Jul to 01 Aug 2018
04 to 05 Aug 2018
Special reservation sliding 06 Aug 2018
Verification of certificates 07 Aug 2018
Sliding-III 08 Aug 2018
Verification of certificates 09 Aug 2018
Final Sliding 10 Aug 2018
Verification of certificates 11 Aug 2018
College Opens 13 Aug 2018
Date of commencement of classes for First Trimester 23 Aug 2018 23 Aug 2018
Closure of Admission 31 Aug 2018

Counselling

The candidate whose name will be there in the rank list that candidate will be called for the counselling procedure. On the day of the counselling candidate need to bring their documents for verification. Within the mentioned time period candidate should report at the allotted institute.

Counselling: 

  • Click here to check the list of candidates called for certificate verification and submission on August 31 and September 01, 2018.
  • Click here to check vacancy position as on August 27, 2018.
  • Click Here to check the Final Online Counseling Vacancy Position as on August 23, 2018.
  • Click Here to check the First phase counselling waitlist.
  • Click Here to check the UG Admission fee payment.
  • Click Here to check the Counselling schedule and rank range.
  • Click Here to check the UG Counselling letter generation.
  • Click Here to check the Candidate wise overall rank.
  • Click Here to check the College Opens for all the First Year Undergraduate Students (Batch 2018-19) on 13 Aug.

Eligibility Criteria

For Undergraduates Programme

Candidates should have passed ALL the subjects in Academic stream of the Qualifying Examination with 10+2 years of schooling under Board of Higher Secondary Education of Government of Tamil Nadu / Central Board of Secondary Education / Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations / other State Government Boards / other International Boards that are recognized (Attach proof for recognition) are eligible for the following degree programs:

  • B. Sc. (Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Sericulture)
  • B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering, Horticulture, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Food Process Engineering and Agricultural Information Technology)
  • B. S. (Agribusiness Management)

Eligible Subjects of study in the Qualifying Examination

Age Limit: Candidates should not have completed the age of 21 years on the first day of July of the admission year (i.e. as on 01.07.2018). However, for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Caste-Arunthathiars (SCA)and Scheduled Tribes (ST) there is no age limit.

Physical fitness: A certificate regarding the physical standards prescribed shall be obtained from the Medical Officer of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore at the time of admission. Candidates, who aspire for Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination, please check the physical standard requirement with appropriate agency.

For Post Graduates Programmes

Masters programs: Graduates who have completed four year degree program in any one of the State Agricultural Universities / Colleges affiliated to State Agricultural Universities/ Institutes with ICAR accreditations alone are eligible to apply for Masters.

Regular Doctoral programs : Candidates who have studied four year degree program and two year masters program in any one of the State Agricultural Universities / Colleges affiliated to State Agricultural Universities/ Institutes with ICAR Accreditations alone are eligible to apply for the doctoral programs.

Integrated Doctoral programs: Candidates with four year Undergraduate degree program in any one of the State Agricultural Universities/Colleges affiliated to State Agricultural Universities/ Institutes with ICAR Accreditations with a minimum OGPA of 7.0 / 10.0 scale or its equivalent score alone are eligible to apply for the Integrated Doctoral programs.

Part-Time Doctoral programs: Candidates with four year degree program and two year masters program by regular stream in any one of the State Agricultural Universities / Colleges affiliated to State Agricultural Universities/ Institutes with ICAR accreditations are eligible to apply and they should have professional experience not less than two year in a Government or Private organization / Institution, where R&D facilities recognized by TNAU are available to conduct field and laboratory experiments leading to the award of Ph.D degree by TNAU. No objection certificate (NOC) and sponsorship certificate from the employer and statement of purpose (SOP) are mandatory (see APPENDIX 1, 2 & 3) to get admission in this program.

Minimum OGPA /Aggregate requirement:

Masters / Regular Doctoral Program / Part-Time Doctoral program: A candidate who has undergone course credit system with a minimum OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 or 7.00 out of 10.00 or 70% aggregate alone is eligible to apply for the Masters and Doctoral programs. However, for SC/ST candidates a pass in the qualifying degree is sufficient for all programs.

Application Form

Online Application Form of TNAU Admission 2018 for UG & PG programmes is available online on the official website. The direct link to fill online application form is also hosted in application form page. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility and other criteria before filling the online application.

Reservations

For UG Programmes

The reservations will be followed as per the orders of the Government of Tamil Nadu in vogue at the time of admission.

Category Per cent 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 (SC) 15.0**
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) (SCA) 3.0**
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 1

Mode of Selection

For UG Admission – Application is common for all the degree programs and candidates can choose any eligible program against vacancy during counseling.

For All Masters / Doctoral Programme – Candidates are required to be present on the specified date for a written test conducted at TNAU, Coimbatore at their own expenses. Request for change in the date/time will not be entertained.

Seat Matrix

For UG Program, Constituent & Affiliated Colleges

For UG Programmes

Fee Structure

For UG Programmes

official website: www.tnau.ac.in

Information Brochure

Candidates can download their Information Brochure for UG and PG courses from below links.

Tamil Nadu Admission

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