Home >> Admission >> Tamil Nadu >> Coimbatore >> Tamilnadu Agricultural University

Tamilnadu Agricultural University Admission

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - Add Review
Established : 1920 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : Madras University
Courses Fee Structure
Courses Fee
Admission Procedure

Tamilnadu Agricultural University Eligibility Criteria / Cut-off for Admissions 2023

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University-TNAU is a leading agricultural university in India. It was founded to provide higher agriculture and allied sciences education and conduct research and extension activities to improve agricultural productivity and rural development. 29 Tamil Nadu Agricultural University affiliated colleges are spread over the districts such as Vellore, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruvallur, Madurai, Krishnagiri, Erode, Thanjavur etc.

TNAU offers UG, PG, and doctoral programs in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, agribusiness management, agricultural engineering, food science and technology, biotechnology, and other related fields. The university also offers diploma programs and certificate courses in specialized agriculture-related areas. Tamil Nadu Agricultural Admission is generally based on merit and entrance test. Besides, eligible students are mandated to appear for TNAU counselling

TNAU has been ranked as the best agricultural university in India by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for many years. It has also been recognized as a Center of Excellence in Agro-Informatics by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

Established in




TNAU Courses

BSc,  B Tech, M Tech , MSc, MBA, Diploma, Ph.D

Admission Process

Entrance Test & Merit, followed by counselling

Application Mode


TNAU official website


Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B Tech Admission

TNAU B Tech Course is available in four disciplines. Students must ensure the eligibility norms before proceeding to apply for admission.

The specializations under B Tech Course are:

  1. Agricultural Engineering
  2. Food Technology
  3. Biotechnology
  4. Energy and Environmental Engineering

TNAU B Tech Eligibility/Selection

  • The candidates seeking admission TNAU UG Admission B Tech course must have passed 10+2 from the science stream with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology OR Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Computer Science subjects from any recognized board or its equivalent.
  • Candidates will be selected based on 10+2 merit. As a result, TNAU Rank List or merit list will be created based on 12th qualifying marks.
  • Students whose titles are on the merit list must participate in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Counselling.

An important factor is that the aggregate for only four subjects is considered. Category-wise distribution is as follows:


The aggregate of four subjects

General Category


Backward Class & Backward Class Muslim


Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities: aggregate

: A pass in the qualifying exam with the required subjects.


SC, ST, and SCA

A simple pass with the required subjects

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University BSc Admission

The candidates willing to be admitted into the B.Sc course should have passed the 10+2 examination with an aggregate of 55% from a recognized board. The aggregate for only four subjects is taken into account. Selection of the applicants is based on 10+2, followed by counselling. Candidates are required to register for counselling via TNAU Counselling Login. Soon after the admission process commences, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Counselling Dates will be updated on the website.

The specializations offered under this course are:

  1. Agriculture
  2. TNAU Horticulture
  3. Forestry
  4. Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics
  5. Sericulture
  6. Agri-Business Management

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Diploma Courses

TNAU offers diploma courses in two specializations, namely Agriculture and Horticulture. The eligibility criteria to apply for this course is a 10th/10+2 pass out from Tamil Nadu State Board or other equivalent exams. The selection is fully merit and counselling process based. Students who satisfy the eligibility norms can apply for admission by completing the TNAU Online application.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University MSc Admission

TNAU offers two-year MSc courses in various specializations. Interested applicants must be aware of the eligibility criteria.

  • The candidates must have passed graduation in B.Sc.(Ag.)/ B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Forestry)/B.Tech. (Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Sericulture)/B.Sc.(Home.Sc.)/ B.Tech. (AIT) /B.S. (ABM)/ B.Tech.(Ag.Biotech) / B.Tech.(Biotech.).
  • The selection to the M.Sc program is made based on the TNAU entrance test.
  • The students who qualified for the entrance are shortlisted for the group discussion round.
  • The final selection is done through counselling procedure conducted by the university.
  • Thus, applicants must make a Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Registration for the exam as a primary step.

Specializations available in TNAU MSC Courses

Food Science And Nutrition

Extension Education


Horticulture-Vegetable Science

Genetics And Plant Breeding

Fruit Science

Environmental Science

Agriculture Chemistry & Soil Science


Forest Resource Management

Agricultural Economics

Forest Ecology And Environment

Agricultural Microbiology

Silviculture And Agro-Forestry

Plant Physiology

Agricultural Statistics

Crop Physiology

Home Science Extension And Communication Management

Seed Science & Technology

Wood Science & Technology

Nano Science & Technology [Biotechnology]



Plant Genetic Resources

Horticulture-Floriculture And Landscaping

Human Development & Family Studies

Agricultural Entomology


Wildlife And Management

Spices & Plantation Crops

Plant Pathology

Tree Breeding And Biotechnology

Apparel And Textiles

Molecular Plant Breeding

Land Resource Management

Family Resource Management

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University  MBA Admission

The MBA course is offered for two years at TNAU. Only a single specialization is offered under an MBA, i.e., Agri-Business Management.

  • The candidates must have a graduation degree with a minimum OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00/a CGPA of 6.6 out of 10 (6.50 for reserved category students).
  • Admission to the TNAU MBA Agri-Business program is granted based on the entrance test conducted by the university
  • The entrance-qualified students are further called for a group discussion round.
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Results of the Entrance Test are used to create the merit list.
  • The final selection will be conducted through a counselling procedure.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University PhD Admission

  • The candidate must have a PG degree in any relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 7.00 out of 10.00.
  • The selection for this course is fully based on the performance in the Internal Entrance Examination.
  • Students who qualify for admission will be invited for the personal interview session. The selection will be offered based on counselling.

The specializations under this course are:

  1. Agricultural Economics
  2. Entomology
  3. Agricultural Extension and Communication
  4. Microbiology
  5. Agronomy
  6. Plant Physiology
  7. Genetics & Plant Breeding
  8. Nematology
  9. Plant Pathology
  10. Seed Science and Technology
  11. Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  12. Biotechnology
  13. Environmental Science
  14. Agri. Business Management
  15. Sericulture
  16. Agrometeorology
  17. Nano Science & Technology
  18. Fruit Science
  19. Vegetable Science
  20. Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
  21. Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
  22. Farm Machinery and Power Engineering
  23. Renewable Energy Engineering
  24. Processing and Food Engineering
  25. Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  26. Food Process Engineering
  27. Food Science and Technology
  28. Forestry
  29. Food Science and Nutrition

How to get admission to TNAU?

Registration for any of the courses offered at TNAU takes place online. Applicants must proceed through the following methods:

  1. TNAU Application Login, Visit the official website of TNAU: https://tnau.ac.in/
  2. Click on the "Admission" tab by accessing the home page.
  3. Select the course that you are interested in applying for.
  4. Check the Tamilnadu Agriculture University eligibility criteria, admission process, and other details related to the course.
  5. Fill in the online Tamilnadu Agriculture University application form with your personal and academic details.
  6. Upload the necessary documents per the specifications, such as mark sheets, certificates, and photographs.
  7. Pay the application fee online (debit card, credit card, or net banking).

The university will release the TNAU admission notification on its website, and you need to keep track of the important dates related to the application, admission, and counselling process. You can also contact the university's admission office for application queries or assistance.

The self-attested documents required along with the application form are:

  • Marksheet of Class 10th
  • Marksheet of Class 12th
  • Graduation mark sheet (for PG courses)
  • Post Graduation Marksheets (for PhD courses)
  • 2 passport size photograph
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • SC / ST/ OBC/ Certificate (in the name of the candidate)

Asked question about eligibility criteria & admission procedure of Tamilnadu Agricultural University

What will be the eligibility for B.Sc. admission in TNAU??
27-Jun-2021 05:50:39 asked by Mohamed sultan

For B.Sc. eligibility, candidates must have passed 10+2 examinations in science subjects with a 55% aggregate. The admission for B.Sc. at TNAU is made through merit in the last academics followed by TNAU counselling. Only those candidates who are residents of Tamil Nadu and have pursued education there or are permanent residents have the eligibility to apply.

Sir, I need admission to bsc?
06-Dec-2020 17:16:26 asked by Jyothsna A K

Candidates should have passed all the subjects in class 10+2 examination with an aggregate of 55% from a recognized board. Further selection of the candidates will be done on merit basis and TNAU Counselling process. Thus B.Sc. admission to Tamilnadu Agricultural University will be offered.

Bsc agri, eligibility criteria?
17-Oct-2020 12:27:49 asked by J.DOONDI RAJA

Candidates should have passed all the subjects in class 10+2 examination with an aggregate of 55% from a recognized board to be eligible to apply for B.Sc. Selection will be done on merit basis and TNAU Counselling process. Considering the overall performance B.Sc. agriculture admissions to Tamilnadu Agricultural University will be granted.

Admission critera?
06-Aug-2020 10:13:48 asked by DINESHKUMAR A

For B.Sc. admission to Tamilnadu Agricultural University Candidates should have passed in 10+2 examination without any backlogs securing an aggregate of 55% from a recognized board. Selection of the candidate will be done on merit basis and TNAU Counselling process

B.sc. admission criteria?
02-Aug-2020 04:29:00 asked by S.Arunkumat

Candidates should have passed class 12th qualifying examination in science stream while on basis of academic merit or TNAU online admission procedure B.Sc. in Agriculture admission to Tamilnadu Agricultural University will be provided.

Admissions for bsc agriculture?
21-Jul-2020 06:47:30 asked by Nithya

Tamilnadu Agricultural University usually grant the admissions for B.Sc. course based on Merit score followed by TNAU Counselling. The basic eligibility criteria in order to apply for B.Sc. course at TNAU, candidates must have passed in all the subjects of 10+2 examination with required 55% aggregate score from any recognized board.

Is there any management seats available If, yes how can we get admission??
26-Mar-2020 19:18:52 asked by Anila

Tamilnadu Agricultural University is a state university and there is no management quota or direct admissions given. Candidates with merit in academics followed by counselling process admissions will be granted.

Is entrance necessary for agriculture?Can I get direct admission?
26-Mar-2020 19:09:36 asked by Anila.M.M

To seek Tamilnadu Agricultural University admissions to B.Sc. agriculture candidates marks in academics followed by online counselling will be held through which selection of the candidates will be done. Although there is no entrance exam yet there is no direct admission too but then merit based.

Sir i am from kerala.to get admission should i apply directly or to management quota.can i know fee?
23-May-2019 17:54:46 asked by Devika v

Hi, the university is a state university and the college does not accept candidates without valid marks in 10+2 and score in entrance test there is no management or direct admissions accepted.

Need Advice! Ask the question, We would be happy to help you.

Interested in Tamilnadu Agricultural University