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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Admissions 2019 - Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, Important Dates

Published: | April 12, 2019
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Admissions 2019 - Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, Important Dates

All information about Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech admissions for the academic session of 2019-2020 are given here. Students can find the fee structure, courses offered, selection process and application procedure as well.

The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, (TNAU) is one of the oldest universities of Tamil Nadu. It is a famous university, the origin of which can be traced back to 1868 when it was established as an agricultural school in Chennai. The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University was relocated to Coimbatore in 1906 and it was affiliated to Madras University in 1920. It has been recognised as a centre of post-graduation and has been offering doctoral and masters degrees since 1958.

This article is about the B.Sc and B.Tech admissions at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for the 2019 academic year. The details of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech admissions are given here. Students who are interested in pursuing these courses from the courses can find the admission process, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, and important dates in this article. All important information regarding the B.Sc and B.Tech admissions at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 2019 is provided here.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Admission 2019

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University admission to B.Sc and B.Tech courses is only on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in their qualifying examination. The aggregate percentage secured by the interested candidate in his/her class 12th board exams decides whether he/she will be permitted to get admission in the university or not. The selection in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech programmes are done strictly on the basis of merit. The university declares a merit list after the application process is over. If the candidate’s marks in the qualifying exam are as required in the merit list, he/she is called for the counselling process. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has a set of eligibility criteria which must be kept in mind by every student who is looking forward to taking admission in the university. Candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility conditions will not be considered for Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech admission 2019 and their application form will be rejected straight away.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Specialisations 2019

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University provides several specialisations in the courses of B.Sc and B.Tech to its students. The students can select any of the specialisations as per their requirements once they get admission in the university. For some courses, the syllabus is the same for all the students initially but in their final year, students can choose their specialisations. The specifics of all B.Sc and B.Tech specialisations at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and their respective syllabi are explained to the students during the counselling session when they are applying for different specialisations. The B.Sc and B.Tech specialisations of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University are given below.

Course

Specialisation

Duration

B.Sc. (Honours)

Forestry

4 years

B.Sc. (Honours)

Horticulture

4 years

B.Sc. (Honours)

Agriculture

4 years

B.Sc. (Honours)

Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

4 years

B.Sc. (Honours)

Sericulture

4 years

B.Sc. (Honours)

Agribusiness Management

4 years

B.Tech

Agricultural Information Technology

4 years

B.Tech

Bioinformatics

4 years

B.Tech

Biotechnology

4 years

B.Tech

Food Technology

4 years

B.Tech

Energy and Environmental Engineering

4 years

B.Tech

Agricultural Engineering

4 years

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Important Dates 2019

The candidates seeking admission in the B.Sc and B.Tech courses of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University should keep track of the important dates. It is extremely essential for candidates interested in taking admission to be updated with all the notices and notifications that are released by the university so that they do not miss any important deadline. Keep a note of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University important dates 2019 and keep checking the official website and CollegeDekho to be updated with all changes.

Important Event

Important Date

Availability of Application Forms

18th May 2019

Last day for submission of Application Forms

17th June 2019

Release of Merit List

22nd June 2019

Counselling

First week of July 2019

Closure of Admissions

31st August 2019

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.tech Eligibility Criteria 2019

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has some eligibility conditions for offering students admission in B.Sc and B.Tech programmes. The students who do not meet the eligibility criteria decided by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University will not be considered for admission. The candidates seeking admission in the university for these courses should definitely go through the eligibility conditions very carefully before starting to apply for admission. The eligibility criteria of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for B.Sc. and B.Tech admissions for the year 2019 are given below.

General Eligibility of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Admissions 2019

The candidate must have passed 12th from a school of a recognised board like the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE), the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Board of Higher Secondary Education of Government of Tamil Nadu, or any other international board that is recognised.

  • The candidate should have cleared the exams of all his subjects in class 12th.
  • Candidates of the general category should have at least 55 percent marks in their class 12th qualifying exams.
  • Candidates of Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Backward Class Muslim (BCM) category should have at least 50 percent marks in their class 12th qualifying exams.
  • Candidates of the Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities (MBC) category should have at least 45 percent marks in their class 12th qualifying exams.
  • Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with four required subjects.
  • The candidate should be a domicile of Tamil Nadu.
  • If the candidate is not a domicile of Tamil Nadu but has completed his/her education of 10th, 11th and 12th standard from a school in Tamil Nadu, he/she can also apply.

Academic Eligibility of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Admission 2019

The academic eligibility required for students who are applying for the B.Sc and B.Tech courses at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for 2019 is given in the table below.

Course

Required Subjects

Category 1-a

B.Sc (Honours) Forestry

Group 1:

Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology

OR

Group 2:

Chemistry, Physics, Biology with a fourth elective subject among Microbiology, Biotechnology, Home Science or Biochemistry.

OR

Group 2 (A):

Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, and Botany

B.Sc (Honours) Horticulture

B.Sc (Honours) Agriculture

B.S. (Honours) Agribusiness Management

B.Sc (Honours) Sericulture

B.Sc (Honours) Food, Nutrition and

Dietetics

B.Tech. (Biotechnology)

B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)

Category 1-b

B.Sc (Honours) Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Group 1:

Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology

OR

Group 2:

Chemistry, Physics, Biology with a fourth elective subject among Microbiology, Biotechnology, Home Science/ Nutrition and Dietetics or Biochemistry.

OR

Group 2 (A):

Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, and Botany

Category 1-c

B.Tech. (Agricultural Information Technology)

Group 3:

Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology

OR

Group 2:

Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Computer Science

Category 2

B.Tech. (Food Technology)

Group 3:

Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

OR

Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Computer Science

B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)

B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)

How to Apply for Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Admissions 2019?

The application process for the B.Sc and B.Tech courses at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is done in online mode. The candidates who are interested will be required to fill an application form and submit it before the deadline. Given below is the step-by-step process for filling the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University application form:

  • Go to the official website of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.
  • Select the option of applying for admission and you will be redirected to the application form of the university.
  • You will be asked to fill in your personal details at the beginning of the form.
  • After filling the personal details, the next page will be regarding the academic details of your class 10th, 12th, and graduation.
  • Ensure that you enter all the marks correctly because at the time of counselling, the original documents will be verified and any error will lead to the cancellation of your form.
  • Upload a scanned copy of your passport sized photograph after filling the details. The format of the picture should be in jpg or jpeg and size should be as asked for by the university.
  • In the end, candidates will have to upload a scanned copy of their signature in the same format as the photograph.
  • The payment for the form will have to be made via online transaction of net banking or a debit or credit card.
  • Take a print out of the form and keep it for future use.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Admission Fee 2019

The application fee for Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech courses are given here. The application fee is to be paid online along with the application form of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

Course

Application Fee

B.Sc (Bachelor in Science)

Rs. 1,000

B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology)

Rs. 1,000

Documents Required For Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Admission 2019

The documents that are required while filling the application form of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for B.Sc and B.Tech courses are given below. Candidates should have all these documents ready before they start filling the application form.

  • Marks sheet/ statement of marks of class 10
  • Marks sheet/ statement of marks of class 12
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • A proof for stating that the candidate is a domicile of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Selection Process 2019

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University selects students based on their merit. The marks obtained by the students in their class 12th exams are the parameter which judges their selection in the B.Sc and B.Tech courses of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. The university starts selecting candidates with the highest marks first. After they prepare the merit list based on the number of seats and the number of students called for counselling in the ratio 1:5, the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University releases the list and then students have to sit for the online counselling process.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Counselling 2019

In the online counselling, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech admission students are permitted to modify or change the order of preference for college and programme once again after having mentioned it in the application. The submission made by him/her at the time of online counselling is final and no further modifications are allowed. After the online counselling, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University calls the selected students for verifying their certificates and documents. Once the verification process is over, the selected candidates are required to submit a fee of Rs. 20,000 to lock their seats which is non-refundable.

The reservation of seats done at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is done according to the policy of the government. The percentage of seats reserved are given below.

Category

Percentage of Seats Reserved

Open Category or General (OC)

31 percent

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

26.5 percent

Scheduled Castes (SC)

15 percent

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

1 percent

Backward Class Muslims (BCM)

3.5 percent

Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC)

20 percent

Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyars (SCA)

3 percent

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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Sc and B.Tech Course Fee 2019

The B.Sc and B.Tech course fee at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is explained in detail below. Candidates can go through the fee structure for both the programmes, some of which is paid yearly and some semester wise. The admission fee of Rs. 20,000 collected at the time of admission is adjusted in the tuition fee for the first semester. Students only have to pay the difference at the time of registration.

Here is the B.Sc and B.Tech fee structure of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for 2019 which is to be paid per semester.

Details

Fee for B.Sc

Fee for B.Tech

Tuition Fee

Rs. 4,000

Rs. 4,000

Self Supporting Fee

-

Rs. 40,000

Lodging Fee

Rs. 1,500

Rs. 1,500

Special Fee

Rs. 1,400

Rs. 1,400

Examination Fee

Rs. 4,250

Rs. 4,250

Library Fee

Rs. 1,000

Rs. 1,000

Sports Fee

Rs. 750

Rs. 750

Computer Lab Fee

Rs. 1,750

Rs. 1,750

Electricity Charges

Rs. 1,400

Rs. 1,400

Placement Fee

Rs. 200

Rs. 200

Academic Calendar (for every odd semester)

Rs. 100

Rs. 100

Study Tour and Outdoor Classes (for every odd semester)

Rs. 2,000

Rs. 2,000

Valarum Velanmai

Rs. 100

Rs. 100

Total

Rs. 18,450

Rs. 58,450

The placement records of TNAU are excellent as students are hired both by national and international companies. For more information about B.Sc and B.Tech admissions fill the common application form on our official website.

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