PFD Prient eMail

ACRI Coimbatore

Agricultural College & Research Institute

  • Acad. Zone
  • A/C
  • ATM
  • Boys Hostel
  • Canteen
  • Comp. Lab
  • CSC
  • Convo. Hall
  • Fest
  • Cultural zone
Tamil Nadu
Accredited By
Established Date
Total Students
Fees Range

How to reach

Agricultural College & Research Institute is situated at Agricultural College & Research Institute TNAU, Coimbatore 641 003, Tamil Nadu, India. in Coimbatore.

All Courses

Courses Offered

B. Sc. (Agriculture)
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
B. Tech. (Biotechnology)
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
B. Tech. (Bioinformatics)
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
B. S. (Agribusiness Management)
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.S
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma
B. Tech. (Agricultural InformationTechnology)
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering

Agricultural College & Research Institute - ACRI Coimbatore - ACRI

The foundation stone for the Madras Agricultural College and Research Institute was laid in Coimbatore on 24th September, 1906 by the then Governor of Fort St. George, Sir Arthur Lawley.Students were first admitted into the Agricultural College at Coimbatore in 1908 for an educational programme leading to Licentiate in Agriculture (L.Ag.). The Agricultural College and Research Institute was opened by Sir Arthur Lawley on July 14, 1909. In 1920, the college was affiliated to the Madras University and a new course of study leading to a degree in Agriculture, B.Sc. (Ag.) was introduced and the first batch came out in 1923. To start with, only eight students were admitted for the three year degree course, the qualification for admission being a pass in the Intermediate examination with 11 years of study in school and two years of Intermediate before entering the Agricultural College, thus bringing the total duration of study for an Agricultural graduate to 16 years. The number of students admitted to the college gradually increased from eight in 1920 to forty eight in 1926.The Agricultural College at Coimbatore was separated from the Research Institute in 1922 and a separate building was erected for hosing the Agricultural College. This building called ‘Freeman Building’. The foundation stone for the Freeman building was laid on June 30, 1922 by the Governor of Madras, Lord Wellington of Ratton and was opened in July 1926 by Viscount Goschen of Hawkhurst, the then Governor of Madras. The Second World War brought in problems of shortage in food and clothing and inorder to an adequate number of trained agricultural personnel well equiped for tackling the program chalked out under the Post-War Reconstruction schemes. The admission to the Agricultural College was fuerther raised from 48 to 96 in 1944 and 96 to 108 in 1953 and again from 108 to 162 from the year 1956

Download the 2017 Prospectus

Why join Agricultural College and Research Institute Coimbatore


Many awards has been given to the college and respective students.


Air conditioned lecture halls with AV aids & state-of-the-art facilities.



5 Type Courses Available

  • 5 UG Courses

Agricultural College & Research Institute Placements


Visiting Companies


Student Placement


Agricultural College & Research Institute

At Agricultural College & Research Institute  the students are endowed with modern infra and convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting. Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas, indoor and outdoor games,  stocked library, seamless internet connectivity, medical facilities etc.


Try our extensive database of FAQs or submit your own question...

Similar Colleges
P.S.G. College of Technology

P.S.G. College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Kumaraguru College of Technology

Kumaraguru College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Karpagam College of Engineering

Karpagam College of Engineering Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Government College of Technology

Government College of Technology Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Most Popular Questions

bsc agriultural course suresh Thachattu Asked this 1 month ago in Agriculture - India

X Grab a latest Lenovo Laptop for your college now