TNAU UG Admissions 2016
B.Sc. (Home Science)
B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering) B.Tech. (Biotechnology) B.Tech. (Horticulture)
B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)
B.S. (Agribusiness Management)
B.Tech. (Agricultural Information Technology)
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO ALL UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
A pass in the Higher Secondary Course (10+2) or any other examination recognized as equivalent there to and fulfilling the following requirements.
a. HSC / Equivalent - Academic Stream
Applicable for the following Degree Programs
1. B.Sc. (Agriculture)
2. B.Sc. (Horticulture)
3. B.Sc. (Forestry)
4. B.Sc. (Home Science)
5. B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
6. B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering)
7. B.Tech. (Biotechnology)
8. B.Tech. (Horticulture)
9. B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)
10. B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)
11. B.S. (Agribusiness Management)
12. B.Tech. (Agricultural Information Technology)
Eligible subjects of Study in the Qualifying Examination
1. Mathematics / Botany/ Biology as first subject
2. Physics as second subject
3. Chemistry as third subject
4. One Elective as fourth subject
the elective subject being any one of Biology, Computer Science, Statistics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Home Science, Nursing or Nutritional Dietetics.
Candidates who have not studied X, XI and XII standards in Tamil Nadu should produce the certificate of permanent residence in Tamil Nadu in the prescribed format (enclosed with application) from competent authorities for considering the application.
b.Higher Secondary - Vocational Stream:
As 5% of total seats are exclusively reserved for candidates under Vocational Stream, they are not considered under general merit and any of the other reservation categories, if any.
For the Higher Secondary Vocational Candidates, the list of eligible courses for various degree programmes are given below :
For B.Sc.(Ag.), B.Sc.(Hort.), B.Sc.(For.), B.Sc.(Home Sci.)
Agricultural Chemicals/Crop Production/Crop Protection/ Small Farm Management/Sericulture & Apiculture/Vegetables and Fruits /Spices & Plantation Crops/ Floriculture & Medicinal Plants
For B.Tech.(Agrl. Eng.)
Agro-based Industry/Farm Mechanics and Post-harvest Technology/ Soil Conservation & Rural Construction Technology
Eligible Minimum Qualifying Marks
Open Competition (OC): 55% aggregate in the four qualifying subjects as mentioned above
Backward Class(BC) and Backward Class Muslims(BCM): 50% aggregate in the four qualifying subjects as mentioned above
Most Backward Class(MBC)/Denotified Community (DNC) : 45% aggregate in the four qualifying subjects as mentioned above
Scheduled Caste(SC)/ Scheduled Tribe(ST): A pass in qualifying examination with above four qualifying subjects
Number of Attempts to Pass
Maximum number of attempts to pass in the Qualifying examination for admission to all the courses are as follows :
SC/ ST: Three
AGE LIMIT for TNAU UG Admissions
Candidates should not have completed the age of 21 years on the first day of July of the admission year for all the courses. However, for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes there is no age limit
Candidates desirous of applying to Undergraduate Programs have to get the necessary application from
The Dean(Agriculture) and Chairman Admissions
Agricultural College and Research Institute
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Application can be obtained by post by paying an application fee of Rs.670 (Rs.370 for SC/ST) as Demand Draft drawn in favor of Dean. The filled in application has to be sent to the Dean on or before May 31, 2016 for the current admission. The same application can be used for applying to all 12 undergraduate programs of TNAU.
The candidates can also Apply Online at http://www.tnau.ac.in/ugadmi .
The completed online application should be printed in a laser printer for use. The filled in, printed and signed online application should be attached with necessary application fee of Rs. 600 (Rs.300 for SC/SCA/ST) as Demand Draft drawn in favor of Dean(Agriculture), TNAU, Coimbatore-3.