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TNAU B.Sc/ B.Tech Agriculture Admission 2022 - Dates, Application Form (Out), Eligibility, Selection

Lam Vijaykanth
Lam VijaykanthUpdated On: August 18, 2022 02:20 pm IST

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is one of the best Agricultural University in India. The university offers B.Sc./ B.Tech degree courses in agriculture in 27 affiliated colleges. Check all details related to Tamil Nadu B.Sc/ B.Tech agriculture admission here: 

TNAU B.Sc/ B.Tech Agriculture Admission 2022 - Dates, Application Form (Out), Eligibility, Selection

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has rated Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) as the Best Agricultural University in India. The university offers an excellent programme for higher education in the Agricultural stream and allied subjects. The application process for TNAU B.Sc/ B.Tech agriculture is ongoing and the final date to apply for the same is now August 20, 2022.

The establishment of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University dates back to 1876. Over the decades, the university has burgeoned and expanded in terms of both infrastructure and degree programmes offered. Today, the university has 27 affiliated colleges that offer courses like B.Sc. Honors Agriculture and B.Sc. Honours Horticulture course. Currently, the university offers 10 undergraduate courses in the Agricultural stream. Only the academic stream candidates are offered seats in the agricultural courses at the institute.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is responsible to conduct the counselling process for admission to undergraduate courses in the affiliated agricultural colleges of Tamil Nadu. Sixty-five per cent of seats in the affiliated colleges are filled through General Counseling by TNAU and 35% of seats are reserved under the management quota. Candidates willing to apply for agricultural courses must attend the TNAU online counselling process.

Candidates must meet the general as well as the academic qualifications to be considered for admission. Candidates must confirm specific eligibility criteria before applying for an undergraduate agriculture course.

In this article, you can check all details related to Tamil Nadu  BSc./ B Tech Admission process 2022:

Tamil Nadu BSc/ B Tech Agriculture- Important Dates 2022

Following are the important dates for the counselling process for admission in B.Sc/ B.Tech Agriculture courses at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU):

Event

Dates

Online Application form start date

June 28, 2022

Application Deadline

August 20, 2022 (Extended)

Display of Rank List

To be Notified

First Phase of Online Counseling

To be Notified

First Phase Certificate Verification

To be Notified

Seat Allotment- First Phase

To be Notified

Second Phase of Online Counseling

To be Notified

Seat Allotment- Second Phase

To be Notified

Commencement of Class

To be Notified

Also Read: TNAU UG Rank List 2022 Date: Know when rank list is expected

Tamil Nadu Agriculture Institutes and Courses Offered

B.Sc. and B.Tech degree in Agriculture is a 4 years (eight semesters) degree programme. TNAU offers 10 undergraduate degree programmes. Check the list of Institutes and courses offered by them:

Tamil Nadu Agriculture Institute

Courses Offered

Agricultural College and Research Institute,

Coimbatore

  • B.Sc. Honors Agriculture

  • B.Tech in Biotechnology

  • B.Sc. Honours Agri-Business Management

Agricultural College and Research Institute,

Madurai

  • B.Sc. Honors Agriculture

Agricultural College and Research Institute,

Killikulam

  • B.Sc. Honors Agriculture

Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and

Research Institute, Tiruchirappalli

  • B.Sc. Honors Agriculture

Agricultural College and Research Institute, Thiruvannamalai

  • B.Sc. Honors Agriculture

Agricultural College and Research Institute

STAMIN Campus, Pudukkottai

  • B.Sc. Honors Agriculture

Agricultural College and Research Institute

Eachankottai, Thanjavur Dist

  • B.Sc. Honors Agriculture

Horticultural College and Research Institute,

Coimbatore

  • B.Sc. Honours Horticulture

Horticultural College and Research Institute,

Periyakulam,

  • B.Sc. Honours Horticulture

Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Tiruchirappalli

  • B.Sc. Honours Horticulture

Agricultural Engineering College and Research

Institute,

Coimbatore

  • B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering

  • B.Tech in Food Technology

  • B.Tech in Energy and Environmental Engineering

Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Kumulur, Tiruchirappalli

  • B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering

Forest College and Research Institute,

Mettupalayam

  • B.Sc. Honors Forestry

  • B.Sc. Honours Sericulture

Community Science College and Research

Institute, Madurai

  • B.Sc. Honors Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Tamil Nadu BSc/ B Tech Agriculture Application Form 2022

Following are the step-by-step procedure to fill in the application form for admission in undergraduate courses at the Tamil Nadu Agriculture Institutes:

Step 1: Register

Visit the official website of TNAU https://tnauonline.in/ and Click ‘Undergraduate’ link and then `New Registration’ to register. User ID and password will be created which will be sent on the registered mobile number and e-mail ID of the candidate.

Step 2: Fill Application Form

The applicant must note the User ID and Password Sent and then Click “Proceed to Application” button to complete the application process. Candidates must fill in the details required in the application form.

They can also enter the preferred degree and college through the application portal.

Step 3: Pay the Application Fees

After completing the application form, the applicant must pay the application fees. Application fees for the Undergraduate Agriculture courses is INR 600/-. For SC/ ST and SCA, the application fee is INR 300/-.

Step 4: Print Joint Declaration Form and Appendices/ Checklist

The candidate must log in to the application portal and download and take the printout of the Joint Declaration Form and Appendices / Checklist. This is the final step to confirm the completeness and submission of the application.

The candidate must carry with them the signed copy of d Joint Declaration Form and other required documents at the time of document verification.

Step 5: Edit the Application

TNAU allows candidates to edit the application on defined dates. In case, any information is missing, the candidate can add it at the time of editing.

Step 6: Document submission (for certain categories)

Differently, Abled/ Eminent Sports Person Quota/ Ex-Servicemen / Descendants of Freedom Fighter /Industry Sponsorship or NRI Quota candidates must submit the signed Joint Declaration form and required documents to the Dean (Agriculture) and Chairman (Admission) of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore on defined dates. Candidates must carry with them all the original copies of the self-attested photocopies for verification. Verified candidates under special reservation quota can only attend the counselling process. It is important for the candidate to visit in person for document verification.

Tamil Nadu UG Agricultural Courses Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility criteria to apply for UG in Agricultural Courses in Tamil Nadu:

  • The candidate must be a native of Tamil Nadu.

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognised board.

  • The candidate must have passed in all the qualifying examinations.

  • Candidates applying for a B.Sc degree in Agriculture (except B.Sc. (Hons.) Food, Nutrition and Dietetics must have studied one of the following groups of subjects in the qualifying examination:

Group I: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology OR Group II: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and one elective subject (Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Computer Science and Home Science Or Group II (A): Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

  • Candidates applying for B.Sc. (Hons.) Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics must have studied one of the following groups of subjects in the qualifying examination:

Group I: Physics, Chemistry Mathematics and Biology OR Group II: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and one elective subject (Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Computer Science and Home Science/ Nutrition and Dietetics Or Group II (A): Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

  • Candidates applying for B.Tech in Agricultural courses must have studied one of the following groups of subjects in the qualifying examination:

Group I: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology Or Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Minimum percentage in the qualifying examination must be as follows:

  • Candidates belonging to General, BC category must have scored an aggregate of 55% marks in four subjects required in the qualifying examination.

  • Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities (MBC) must have scored 45% marks

  • SC/ ST or SCA candidates must have passed in all the qualifying subjects.

  • The age of the candidate should not be more than 21 years. There is no age limit for SC/ ST and SCA candidates.

Tamil Nadu UG Agricultural Courses Selection Process 2022

Admission for undergraduate courses is done on merit basis. Marks obtained in the qualifying examination( Class XII) or equivalent are considered for admission.

However, 15% of the seats for B.Sc. Honors Agriculture, B.Sc. Honours Horticulture, B.Sc. Honors Forestry and B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering) offered at Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Kumulur, Tiruchirappalli is reserved through ICAR AIEEA, New Delhi (a national level entrance exam).

30% of the total seats in affiliated colleges are reserved under Management quota. 60% of the seats in affiliated colleges are filled through the counselling process by TNAU.

Counselling Process

The TNAU counselling process is done in online mode. Through the counselling process, the candidate can select the degree and College/ Institute of their choice.

TNAU will release the rank list of candidates. The shortlisted candidates will receive an email and SMS who will have to pay the non-refundable counselling fee of Rs.2000/- (Rs. 1000/- for SC / SCA / ST categories. Payment can be done in online mode. It is mandatory to pay the fees to be considered for the further counselling process.

FAQs

How many agricultural Undergraduate courses are offered by TNAU?

TNAU offers 10 agricultural Undergraduate courses.

Does TNAU conduct an entrance exam for UG programmes?

TNAU does not conduct any entrance exam for the UG programmes and the admission to the UG courses is done on the basis of merit and marks scored by candidates in class 12.

What is the application fee for the Undergraduate courses of TNAU?

The fee for the Undergraduate courses of TNAU differs from category to category. For the general category, the application fee is Rs. 600/- and Rs.300 is for the reserved categories.

Can candidates edit or modify the application form after the last date of submission?

Yes, Candidates can edit or modify the application form after the last date of submission as TNAU allows them to edit it on defined dates.

Can applicants submit the application form offline?

No, applicants can submit the application form offline as TNAU does not allow or encourage the submission of the application form offline. Hence, applicants must submit the application forms only Online.  

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