Tamil Nadu Agricultral University – [TNAU]-, Coimbatore

About us

The significant and important college in Tamilnadu is Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) established in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. It was started as an agricultural school at Chennai in the year 1868 and got shifted to Coimbatore in the year 1906. The agriculture college is affiliated to the Madras University and since 1958 the university was approved to offer post graduate and doctoral programmes.  Apart from establishing college in Coimbatore, Bapatla also had the privilege to have the second agricultural college.  Considering the demand for the agricultural courses, the University offered the integrated B.SC degree program. Next in the time line of TNAU, the third college was set up in Madurai and it was recognised to have Master’s Program since 1969. The headquarters of the college is in Coimbatore. Coimbatore is a centre place to all the integrated courses and other course establishments. TNAU’s constituent unit is Madras Veterinary College and the program was restricted accordingly. The college did not stop with Agricultural programmes rather it extended towards Veterinary Science, Fisheries Science, Home Science and the list continues. The doctoral programmes are available in all three colleges for respective courses. S One of the pride factors of the college is having Cornell University’s dual degree Master Program.


  • Computer lab
  • Sports
  • Laboratory
  • Medical
  • library


Under Graduate Programs

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

Post Graduate Programs

Faculty of Agriculture

  • Economics
  • Extension Education
  • Agri Business Management
  • Agronomy
  • Meteorology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Soil Science
  • Microbiology
  • Nano science and Technology
  • Geoinformatics
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Plant Genetic Resource
  • Molecular Plant Breeding
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Entomology
  • Nematology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Sericulture
  • Biotechnology
  • Statistics

Faculty of Horticulture

  • Floriculture & Landscape Gardening
  • Spices, Plantation, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
  • Vegetable Science
  • Fruit Science

Faculty of Agricultural Engineering

  • Land and Water Management Engineering
  • Farm Machinery and Power
  • Bioenergy
  • Agricultural Process Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Storage Engineering

Faculty of Forestry

  • Forestry

Faculty of Home Science

  • Food Nutrition & Dietetics

Diploma Programs

  • Diploma in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Horticulture


Contact us

Name Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Lawley Road
City Coimbatore 641003
State Tamil Nadu
Country India
Contact No Tamil Nadu


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