Tamil Nadu Agricultural University(TNAU) UG - 2018 Counselling Notification

Notification Date: 2018-05-18
Last Updated on: 2018-05-18

What is TNAU ?

  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University(TNAU) is an agricultural university located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. TNAU released counselling notification-2018 for admission into B.Sc/B.Tech Agriculture courses in Government & Private Colleges in Tamilnadu State.
  • Application to TNAU is mandatory for all candidates applying for TNAU counseling as well as applying for MANAGEMENT QUOTA in Private Agriculture / Horticulture colleges affiliated to TNAU
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) rated as the best Agricultural University in India by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, is an institute of excellence for higher education in Agricultural and allied subjects.

Courses Offered:

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



  • For Govt Colleges:
    • Except Industry Sponsorship quota and NRI Quota, Remaining all seats will be filled with Tamilnadu Native candidates only.
  • For Private Colleges:
    • Sixty five per cent(65%) seats in the affiliated colleges are filled by TNAU in General Counseling. Only Tamilnadu Nativity canddates are eligible to admission for these quota seats.
    • Thirty five per cent(35%) seats in the affiliated colleges are filled by the respective Management Quota.
    • i.e, For 65% Quota, only Tamilnadu Nativity candidates are eligible. For 35% Management Quota, All Over India candidates are eligible to apply
    • For minority institutions, fifty per cent seats are filled in through TNAU counseling and fifty per cent by management
  • Educational:
    • Candidates should have passed Qualifying Examination with 10+2 years of schooling under Board of Higher Secondary Education of Government of Tamil Nadu / Central Board of Secondary Education / Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations / other State Government Boards
    • Qualifying marks for applying TNAU Counselling: For OC-55%, OBC-50%, MBC-45% and For SC/ST-A pass in qualifying examination
  • Age:
    • Candidates should not have completed the age of 21 years on the first day of July of the admission year (i.e. as on 01.07.2018). However, for Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Caste-Arunthathiars (SCA)and Scheduled Tribes (ST) there is no agelimit.

Eligible Subjects of study in the Qualifying Examination:

Sl.NoDegree[+2] Subject requirements
1B.Sc. (Agriculture)Group I:
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Group II:
Physics, Chemistry, Biology with a fourth (elective) subject viz., Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Home Science.
Group II (A):
Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
2B.Sc. (Horticulture)
3B.Sc. (Forestry)
4B.Sc. (Food, Nutrition and Dietetics)
5B.Sc. (Sericulture)
6B.Tech. (Biotechnology)
7B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)
8B.S. (Agribusiness Management)
1B.Sc. (Food, Nutrition and Dietetics)Group I:
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Group II:
Physics, Chemistry, Biology with a fourth (elective) subject viz., Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Home Science / Nutrition and Dietetics
Group II (A):
Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
2B.Tech. (Agricultural Information Technology)Group III:
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Group II:
Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer Science
1B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)Group III:
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science
2B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering)
3B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)

Industry Sponsorship and NRI Quota:

  • Candidate satisfying minimum mark requirements and maximum age limit can apply for NRI or Industry Sponsorship quota. Ten seats each for the Industry sponsorship and NonResident Indian quota in all the undergraduate programs of the constituent colleges, TNAU are allotted on merit basis. There will be a separate counseling for these quota

Govt. Colleges affiliated to TNAU:

Sl NoCollege NameAddress
1Agricultural College and Research Institute(AC & RI), CoimbatoreCoimbatore - 641003.
Phone: 0422- 6611210,6611322
2Agricultural College and Research Institute(AC & RI), MaduraiMadurai - 625104.
3Agricultural College and Research Institute(AC & RI), KillikulamKillikulam, Tuticorin District - 628252.
4Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute(ADAC & RI), NavalurKuttappattuNavalurKuttappattu, Tiruchirappalli - 620009.
Phone: 0431 -2906100
5Agricultural College and Research Institute Vaazhavachanur(AC & RI)Vaazhavachanur, Thiruvannamalai dt.-606753
Phone: 04188 -245855
6Agricultural College and Research Institute STAMIN Campus(AC & RI), KudumiyanmalaiKudumiyanmalai, Pudukkottai Dt.-622104
7Agricultural College and Research Institute(AC & RI) EachankottaiEachankottai, Orathanad Tk, Thanjavur dt.-614902
Phone: 04362-268689,268687
8Horticultural College and Research Institute(HC & RI), CoimbatoreCoimbatore - 641003.
Phone: 0422 -6611270
9Horticultural College and Research Institute(HC & RI), PeriyakulamPeriyakulam, Theni District - 625504.
10Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women(HC & RI for Women),NavalurNavalur Kuttappattu, Tiruchirappalli - 620009.
Phone :0431-2918033;
11Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute(AEC & RI), CoimbatoreCoimbatore - 641003.
12Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute(AEC & RI), KumulurKumulur, Pallapuram (PO), Tiruchirappalli dt.- 621712.
13Forest College and Research Institute(FC & RI), MettupalayamMettupalayam - 641301.
14Community Science College and Research Institute, Madurai - 625104.

Courses and number of seats offered at Constituent(Government) Colleges of TNAU:

B.Sc Courses:

Sl.NoCollegeB.Sc AgricultureB.Sc. (Horticulture)B.Sc (Forestry)B.Sc Sc.(Food, Nutrition and Dietetics)
1AC&RI, Coimbatore99---
2AC&RI, Madurai119---
3AC&RI, Killikulam101---
4ADAC&RI, Trichy101---
5AC&RI, Vaazhavachanur60---
6AC&RI, Kudumiyanmalai60---
7AC&RI, Thanjavur60---
8HC&RI, Coimbatore-45--
9HC&RI, Periyakulam-80--
10HC&RI (W), Trichy-45
11AEC&RI, Coimbatore----
12AEC&RI, Kumulur----
13FC&RI, Mettupalayam--45-
14HSC&RI, Madurai---45
Total Seats6001704545

B.Tech Courses:

Sl.NoCollegeB.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)B.Sc. (Sericulture)B.Tech.(Food Technology)B.Tech. (Energyand Environmental Engineering)B.Tech. (Biotechnology)B.Tech. (Bio-informatics)B.S.(Agri- Business Management)B.Tech. (Agricultural Information Technology)
1AC&RI, Coimbatore----55354530
2AC&RI, Madurai--------
3AC&RI, Killikulam--------
4ADAC&RI, Trichy--------
5AC&RI, Vaazhavachanur--------
6AC&RI, Kudumiyanmalai--------
7AC&RI, Thanjavur--------
8HC&RI, Coimbatore--------
9HC&RI, Periyakulam--------
10HC&RI (W), Trichy--------
11AEC&RI, Coimbatore--5555----
12AEC&RI, Kumulur70-------
13FC&RI, Mettupalayam-30------
14HSC&RI, Madurai--------
Total Seats7030555555354530

Affiliated(Private) Colleges & Courses of TNAU:

Sl.NoCourses OfferedName and Address of the College
1B. Sc. (Agriculture)Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College,
Kalavai, Vellore District - 632 506
Phone: 04173-295050
2B. Sc. (Horticulture)Adhiparasakthi Horticultural College,
Kalavai, Vellore District - 632 506
Phone: 04173-295050
3B. Sc. (Agriculture) **Thanthai Roever Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (TRIARD),
Perambalur - 621 212.
Phone: 04328-291066, 325096
4B. Sc. (Agriculture)Vanavarayar Institute of Agriculture,
Manakkadavu, Pollachi - 642 103.
Phone: 04253 290147/127
5B.Sc. (Agriculture)Imayam Institute of Agriculture and Technology,
Kannanur, Thuraiyur Tk, Trichy Dt.-621 206
Phone: 04327-239515, 239815
6B.Sc. (Agriculture)PGP College of Agricultural Sciences,
Palani Nagar, Namakkal - 637405
Phone:+91 9443211898
7B.Sc. (Agriculture)RVS Agriculture College,
Thanjavur - 613 402
Phone: 04362-293565,+91 9443930824
8B.Sc. (Agriculture)College of Agricultural Technology,
Kullapuram, Theni District - 625 562.
Phone: 04546-252766
9B.Sc. (Agriculture)Kumaraguru Institute of Agriculture,
Sakthi Nagar, Erode District - 638 315
Phone: 04256-247000, 247222
10B.Sc. (Agriculture)J.K.K.Munirajah College of Agricultural Science,
TN Palayam, Gobi (TK), Erode District - 638 506
Phone: 04285-260263
11B.Sc. (Agriculture)Don Bosco College of Agriculture,
Takkolam, Arakonam (TK),Vellore District - 631151
Phone: 044-27608029
12B.Sc. (Horticulture)RVS Padmavathy Horticultural College,
RVS Farm, S.Paraipatty Post, Oddanchatram Road, Sembatti, Dindigul District - 624701
Phone: 04551-293220
13B.Sc. (Agriculture)JSA College of Agriculture and Technology,
Ma.Podaiyur, Tittagudi Taluk, Cuddalore District - 606 108
Phone: +91 9443656369
14B.Sc. (Agriculture)SRS Institute of Agriculture and Technology,
Vedachandur, Dindigul District - 624 710
Phone: +91 7639 555 804
15B.Sc. (Agriculture)S. Thangapazham Agricultural College (STAC),
Vasudevanallur, Tirunelveli District - 627 760
Phone:9442892971, 04636 242344, 7402320001,
9942852100 e-mail:
16B.Sc. (Agriculture)Sethu Bhaskara Agricultural College and Research Foundation,
Sannavanam, Visalayankottai Village, Kallupatti Post, 630 306 Karaikudi Taluk, Sivagangai District - 627 760
Phone:+91 9443955444
17B.Sc. (Agriculture) **Nammazhvar College of Agriculture and Technology,
Peraiyur Village, Peraiyur PO, Kamuthi Tk., Ramanathapuram District - 623 708
Phone:04576-292230, 292231, +91 9500799007
18B.Sc. (Agriculture)Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture and Research,
Agri Campus, Athimugam Village, Hosur - 635 109, Krishnagiri District
Phone:04344-261034 / 261001
19B.Sc. (Agriculture)Krishna College of Agriculture and Technology (KRISAT),
Srirangapuram, Usilampatti - 625 532, Madurai District
Phone:0451-2430790,+91 9848023797, +91 9842108695
20B.Sc. (Agriculture)The Indian Agricultural College,
Raja Nagar, Radhapuram - 627 111, Thirunelveli District
Phone:7397605556, 04637-254027 / 254028
21B.Sc. (Agriculture)Nalanda College of Agriculture,
Nedungur, Trichy 621 105
Phone: 9842447286, 9859243000
e-mail: deanagrinalanda@
22B.Sc. (Agriculture) Aravindhar Agricultural Institute of Technology (AAIT),
Aravindhar Nagar,Thenpallipattu Village,
Kalasapakkam Taluk, Thiruvannamalai - 606751
Phone: 9442214525
23B.Sc. (Agriculture)Palar Agricultural College (PAC),
Kothamarikuppam Village, Mailpatti (PO), Vellore - 635 805
Phone: 9443095008
24B.Sc. (Agriculture)Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Agriculture College (DSAC),
Thuraiyur Main Road, Perambalur - 621212
Phone: 04328- 220555, 9488245876
25B.Sc. (Agriculture) Mother Terasa College of Agriculture (MTCA),
Mettusalai, Illuppur (PO), Pudukkottai - 622102
Phone: 04339 - 272151 / 272196, 9443701233
26B.Sc. (Agriculture) Pushkaram College of Agriculture Sciences (PCAS),
Veppangudi Village,Thiruvarangulam (PO),
Alangudi Taluk, Pudukkottai - 622303
Phone : 7200001733 /9363211733
e-mail :

Application Procedure:

Mode of Application: Online Only

Application Fee: 600/-

Counselling Procedure:

  • Candidates are called for counseling in the order of merit in the Qualifying Examination(+2/Intermediate)

Important Dates:

Opening of online application18.05.2018
Last date for online application17.06.2018
Document Verification for Special Reservations18.06.2018 to 20.06.2018
Publication of Rank List22.06.2018
Counseling for Sports, Ex-servicemen and Decedents of freedom fighter and Differently abled quota07.07.2018
I Phase Counseling (Online)09.07.2018 to 13.07.2018
Counseling for vocational stream16.07.2018
Counseling for NRI and Industry sponsorship quota17.07.2018 & 18.07.2018
II Phase Counseling (Online)23.07.2018 to 27.07.2018
Registration for I semester01.08.2018
Closure of Admission31.08.2018

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