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Last Date to Apply

17 June 2018

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About TNAU B.Sc B.Tech Admission

TNAU 2018 First phase Counselling has started online from 9 July 2018. Rank List of  TNAU was released on 22 June 2018. The application process for the same started from 18 May 2018. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is rated as the best Agricultural University in India by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. TNAU BSc and BTech Admission 2018 is done on the basis of Class 12 marks. All the candidates applying for TNAU Counselling and Management quota have to fill the TNAU online application form. The last date to fill the online application form was 17 June 2018. Candidates can download the rank list using the link provided in the page below.

TNAU offers various specialisations in Agricultural Science and Agricultural Technology Programs viz are:

  • B.Sc in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Sericulture, Agri-Business Management, Food Science and Nutrition,
  • B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering, Food Process Engineering, Biotechnology, Horticulture, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Bioinformatics and Agricultural Information Technology. 

Tamil Nadu Domicile: The candidates who are Tamil Nadu Native or have passed class 10, 11 and 12 from Tamil Nadu can apply.
Latest Update- TNAU Counselling 2018 first phase has started online on 9 July 2018. Click the link provided below to register for TNAU Counselling 2018. Registration for TNAU Counselling 2018 has started. The counselling schedule is available on this page.

TNAU BSc, B.Tech Admission 2018 Dates

 Following are the important dates related to TNAU 2018 to keep in mind



Admission Notifications in Tamil and English Dailies

18 May 2018

TNAU Opening of online application 

18 May 2018

TNAU Last date for online application

17 June 2018

TNAU Document Verification for Special Reservation

18 to 20 June 2018

TNAU Rank List Publishing Date

22 June 2018

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TNAU B.Sc B.Tech Admission Eligibility criteria

Age Limit: The candidates should not be more than 21 years as on the day of admission that is 1 July 2018.

  • There is no age limit for SC, ST, and Scheduled Caste Arunthathiars (SCA) candidates.

Domicile of Tamil Nadu: Candidates of Tamil Nadu Nativity only are considered for admission.

  • If the candidates have studied Class 10, 11 and 12 in Tamil Nadu will be considered for admission on proof of having studied in the above-mentioned classes located in Tamil Nadu.
  • The candidates who have not studied Class 10, 11 and 12 in Tamil Nadu should produce the certificate of Permanent Residence in Tamil Nadu in the prescribed proforma issued by competent authority.

Academic Qualification: The candidates should have passed all the subjects in Academic stream of the qualifying examination with 10+2 years of the schooling from a recognised board such as Board of Higher Secondary Education of Government of Tamil Nadu, Central Board of Secondary Education, Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations and Other State Government and International Boards. 

TNAU Eligible Subjects

Eligible Minimum Qualifying Marks (Academic Stream/Vocational Stream)

Open Competition (OC)

55% aggregate of all the four required

Backward Class (BC)/ Backward
Class Muslim (BCM)

50% aggregate of all the four required

Most Backwards Class/ Denotified
Communities (MBC)

45% aggregate of all the four required

Scheduled Caste (SC/SCA) and
 Scheduled Tribe (ST)

A pass in qualifying examination with four
required subjects

Number of Attempts: The maximum number of attempts to pass the qualifying examination are as follows:

  • SC/ST: 3
  • All other communities: 2

International Students: The international students should have passed the academic stream with an aggregate of 55% in all the four subjects and should not be more than 21 years of age as on 1 July 2018.

TNAU B.Sc B.Tech Admission Application form and Admit Card

TNAU Application form 2018 can only be filled Online by the candidates. All the candidates must read the instructions carefully before filling the application form. TNAU online application forms are available on the TNAU website, alternatively, you can follow the given link to apply. 

Click here to Apply Online

The various steps of TNAU Application are as follows:

STEP 1: The candidate has to first Register on TNAU website by giving his/her Personal and verification Information. Here the candidates must enter their name, father’s name, mother’s name, gender, date of birth, category, place of birth, citizenship, valid mobile number and email id for further communication.

  • Verification of Identification: Candidates must enter their class 10 and 12 marks sheet serial number, registration number, year of passing of class 12, the number of attempts.

STEP 2: Address and Photograph: Candidates must enter their correspondence address and permanent address as well. Candidates must also upload their passport size photograph which should be between 15 kb to 50 kb and in .jpg, .jpeg,.pjpeg,.bmp,.gif and .png format.

STEP 3: Education details: Candidates must enter their education details correctly as mentioned in their class 10 and 12 mark sheet.

STEP 4: Payment of application fee: Candidates must use e-payment link to complete the online payment of Rs 600 and Rs 300 for SC/ST candidates. Candidates will receive a payment reference number and in case they have not received the payment reference number from TNAU, wait for 24 hours. The reference number will be sent to your registered Mobile number and e-mail inbox. If the attempt of payment is a failure, candidates need to follow the payment procedure again.

Submission of Application Form

The candidates need not send the printout of the TNAU Application form to the University. It has to be submitted along with the Payment reference number online only. However, the candidate can take a printout of the application form for future reference. 

TNAU B.Sc B.Tech Admission Fees

The candidates applying online have to pay the application fee as under:

Category Rs. 300

Application Fee
General Category Rs. 600
SC/ST Rs 300


TNAU Admission Fee

The candidates selected for admission to the program they have applied have to make payment of the course fee as per the details are given below:

TNAU Admission Fee

TNAU B.Sc B.Tech Admission Result and Counselling

TNAU admissions are done through single window counselling and application process is common for all the undergraduate programs, the candidates can choose any eligible program against vacancy during counselling.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their merit in their qualifying examination. If the marks are to be updated or corrected the candidates must report to TNAU Admission cell in person before the counselling process starts. Because there will be no updating of marks at the time of the counselling.

  • Based on the merit and communal reservation, allotment of the degree and college chosen by the candidate will be made. Candidates have to opt for a degree and college available at the time of counselling.  

TNAU Counseling 2018

The date, time, and venue for counselling will be intimated through registered e-mail ID and mobile number. The information will be made available on the official website. All candidates called for counselling must pay a non-refundable counselling fee online to generate and download Counseling Letter.

TNAU Counselling fee


Category  Counselling Fee
General  Rs. 2000
SC/SCA/ST categories Rs. 1000

Counselling Letter: 
Counselling letter should be signed by the candidate and produced for entering counselling hall. Without the counselling letter, the candidate will not be entertained for counselling. Candidates who fail to attend the counselling at the specified date and time will forfeit their right to admission.

  • If a candidate is unable to attend the counselling on the specified date and time, due to some unavoidable reasons, the candidate can authorise their parent/guardian on their behalf and the parent’s / guardian’s decision will be binding and final. Such authorization letter should bear the photo of the person (candidate’s parent/guardian) and signed by both the candidate and parent/guardian.
    • The authorised person attending the counselling on behalf of the candidate should carry the counselling letter and photo ID proof.
  • The required fee should be paid before registration. Any delay in submission of certificates/documents and payment of fees will result in cancellation of seat. The Admit Card has to be produced at the time of joining in the respective colleges.

TNAU Counselling Schedule



Counselling for Sports, Ex-servicemen
and Decedents of freedom fighter and Differently 
abled quota

7 July 2018

First Phase Counseling (Online)

9 to 13 July 2018

Counselling for vocational stream

16 July 2018

Counselling for NRI and Industry sponsorship quota

17 - 18 July 2018

Second Phase Counseling (Online)

23 to 27 July 2018

Registration for First semester

1 August 2018

Closure of Admission 31 August 2018

The candidates who have joined in other institutions and unable to bring the originals at the time of counselling should produce a bonafide certificate from the institution where they have joined already and attested photocopies of the original certificates. Candidates those who carry downloaded 12th mark sheet should get it attested by the Head Master of the School studied.

  • An Admit Card will be issued to the candidates duly mentioning the degree and campus selected by the candidates. All original certificates and documents as mentioned in the Admit Card should be submitted to TNAU Admission Cell, Coimbatore within the stipulated date.

Candidates must note that:

  • Degree and college choice once made is final and cannot be changed.
  • Request for change in date/time of attending counselling is not permitted. 

Download TNAU Information Brochure 

TNAU B.Sc B.Tech Admission Important details

TNAU - Seat Reservation


Percent Allotted

Open Competition


Backward Class


Backward Class Muslim (BCM)


Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC)


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyars


Scheduled Tribe



TNAU Constituent Colleges List


College Name

College Reference

Agricultural College and Research Institute,

AC&RI, Coimbatore

Agricultural College and Research Institute,

AC&RI, Madurai

Agricultural College and Research Institute,

AC&RI, Killikulam

Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Navalur Kuttappattu, Tiruchirappalli

ADAC&RI, Navallur Kuttapattu, Trichy

Agricultural College and Research Institute
Vaazhavachanur, Thiruvannamalai

AC&RI, Vaazhavachanur

Agricultural College and Research Institute
STAMIN Campus, Kudumiyanmalai

AC&RI, Kudumiyanmalai

Horticultural College and Institute, PeriyaResearch

HC&RI, Periyakulam

Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Navalur Kuttappattu,

HC&RI for Women,
Navallur Kuttapattu,

Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Coimbatore

AEC&RI, Coimbatore

Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Kumulur

AEC&RI, Kumulur

Forest College and Research Institute, Mettupalayam

FC&RI, Mettupalayam

Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai

HSC&RI, Madurai


TNAU Constituent Colleges Seats

TNAU Constituent Colleges seats

TNAU Supernumerary Seats

TNAU Supernumery Seats

Courses offered at Affiliated colleges of TNAU


Courses Offered

Name of the Colleges

B.Sc Agriculture 
  • Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College
  • Thanthai Roever Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (TRIARD)
  • Vanavarayar Institute of Agriculture
  • Imayam Institute of Agriculture and Technology
  • PGP College of Agricultural Sciences
  • RVS Agriculture College
  • College of Agricultural Technology
  • Kumaraguru Institute of Agriculture
  • J.K.K.Munirajah College of Agricultural Science
  • Don Bosco College of Agriculture
  • JSA College of Agriculture and Technology
  • SRS Institute of Agriculture and Technology
  • S. Thangapazham Agricultural College
  • Sethu Bhaskara Agricultural College and Research Foundation
  • Nammazhvar College of Agriculture and Technology
  • Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture and Research
  • Krishna College of Agriculture and Technology (KRISAT)
B.Sc Horticulture 
  • Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College
  • RVS Padmavathy Horticultural College, RVS Farm


TNAU B.Sc B.Tech Admission Contact

The Dean (Agriculture) & Chairman (Admissions)
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore - 641003

Email: ugadmissions@tnau.ac.in
Phone:  422 6611345, 422 6611346

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