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Tamilnadu Agricultural University
Year Founded : 1971
Accreditation : UGC
Affiliation : State University
Contact No : 0422-6611200
Email : registrar@tnau.ac.in
Website : http://www.tnau.ac.in/
Overview

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore was established in 1971 located at Saidapet, Chennai, as early as 1868 and it was later relocated at Coimbatore. In 1920 it was affiliated to Madras University. TNAU assumed full responsibilities of Agricultural Education and Research and supported the State Agricultural Department by delivering research products. Till 1946, the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore, was the only Institute for Agricultural Education for the whole of South India.


In 1958, it was recognized as a post-graduate centre leading to masters and doctoral degrees. The Agricultural College & Research Institute, Madurai was established in 1965. These two colleges formed the nucleus of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University while it was established in 1971. TNAU rated as the Best Agricultural University in India by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi as an institute of excellence for higher education in Agricultural and allied subjects.

Facilities at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University -

 

  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Computer Center
  • Hostels
  • Auditorium
  • Sports & Games


Constituent Institutes at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University -

 

  • Agricultural College and Research Institute
  • Horticultural College and Research Institute
  • Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute
  • School of Post Graduate Studies, Coimbatore
  • Agricultural College and Research Institute
  • Home Science College and Research Institute
  • Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Kumulur
  • Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute
  • Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women
  • Forest College and Research Institute
  • Agricultural College and Research Institute
  • Horticultural College and Research Institute

 

Directorates and Departments at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University -

 

  • Centre for Plant Breeding and Genetics (CPBG)
  • Centre for Plant Molecular Biology (CPMB)
  • Directorate of Natural Resources Management (NRM)
  • Directorate of Crop Management (DCM)
  • Centre of Plant Protection Studies (CPPS)
  • Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development Studies (CARDS)
  • Directorate of Extension Education
  • Directorate of Research
  • Directorate of Student Welfare
  • Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai
  • Water Technology Centre
  • Directorate of Agri Business Development
  • Technology Business Incubator (TBI)
  • Directorate of Open and Distance Education Learning
  • Department of Seed Science and Technology
  • Seed Centre


Placements at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University -


The university has a strong placement cell. The university has the Directorate of Students’ Welfare (DSW) which serves as the hub of students’ counseling and placement activities for all ten constituent colleges of the university. The job available for agri-graduates include banking sector, agro-based industries, input sales and marketing, NGOs and entrepreneurships etc.

Contact
Name : Tamilnadu Agricultural University
Location : Lawley Road
City : Coimbatore
State : Tamil Nadu
Country : India
Contact No : 0422-6611200
Contact Email : registrar@tnau.ac.in
Website : http://www.tnau.ac.in/   
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