Tamil Nadu Agricultural University B.Tech. and B.Sc. Admission 2018

Last Updated - March 30 2018

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is a prominent university in India which is founded to offer knowledge via course containing concepts of food production procedures, agriculture techniques and home science to the students.

Applications are invited by TNA University for UG degree program under various specializations such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Home Science, Agricultural Engineering and Food Procedure Engineering for the academic year 2018. The UG degree courses are provided at different campuses of TNA University which comprises Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, Killikulam, Periyakulam, and Mettupalayam.

Students can apply in online as well as in offline mode. Merit is the only criteria for admission. After generation of merit list students will be called for counseling cum document verification procedure.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    27th June, 2018 - 11th August 2018

TNAU B.Tech. and B.Sc. Admission 2018 Important Dates

B.Sc (Agriculture) & BE/B.Tech
Registration15th May - 13th Jun , 2018
Releasement of Results20th Jun, 2018
I Phase Counselling29th Jun - 11th Jul , 2018
II Phase Counselling15th - 17th Jul, 2018

TNAU B.Tech. and B.Sc. Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc (Agriculture)

Provided at Coimbatore & Trichy Campus:


Provided at Madurai Campus:

  • Home Science
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture

Provided at Mettupalayam Campus:


Provided at Periyakulam Campus:

  • Forestry
  • Sericulture

Age Limit: Student should not be more than 21 years at the time of admission i.e. July 01, 2016. There is no age limit for students belonging to SC/ST & SCA.

Duration: Min-3 years, Max-6 years

Qualification: Students must have passed 10+2 with 60% marks in any of:

Group I: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology

Group II: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with an elective (fourth) subject concerned to Science stream. Students must note that evaluation for this subject will be considered in terms of marks not in terms of grades.

Group II (A): Students with Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology are equally applicable for B.Sc Course.


Provided at Coimbatore Campus:

Specialization (Seats):

  • Horticulture (30)
  • Food Procedure Engineering (55)
  • Bio-Technology (55)

Provided at Trichy Campus:

  • Agriculture Engineering (70)

Provided at Periyakulam Campus:

  • Horticulture
  • Environment Science

Age Limit: Student should not be more than 21 years at the time of admission i.e. July 01, 2016. There is no age limit for students belonging to SC/ST & SCA.

Qualification: Students must have passed 10+2 with 60% marks in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or   Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science.

Note: Students who have finished their 10+2 Education from the state of Tamil Nadu can only apply for the admission in undergraduate courses and if they are not fulfilling this condition then they must have the permanent residency (PR) Certificate of Tamil Nadu state. The maximum number of attempts to complete the qualifying exam is three for SC/ST & two for all other communities.

TNAU B.Tech. and B.Sc. Admission 2018 How to Apply?

B.Sc (Agriculture) & BE/B.Tech

Students can apply for the admission via online as well as offline mode.

Online Mode:

  • Attached your necessary documents like ID proof, address proof and certificate of graduation. After this, your authorized login-ID & password will be created.
  • First, you have to log in to www.tnau.ac.in and navigate to the admission link then click on Apply online link.
  • Application fee of INR 1,000/- can be submitted online via credit card and net banking of any banks and for the debit card, cum ATM card uses State Bank of India only.
  • Select the suitable campus and college name as per your discretion.
  • Fill the necessary details in the online form for example name, date of birth, contact number, e-mail ID, temporary address and permanent address.

Offline Mode:

Students can download the form from the official website of the TNA University i.e. www.tnau.ac.in and can submit duly filled and signed form along with the demand draft of INR 1000 in favor of The Controller, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-3" payable at "Coimbatore" and send it to:

The Tamil Nadu

Agricultural University, Lawley Road,

Coimbatore 641003

TNAU B.Tech. and B.Sc. Admission Procedure 2018

B.Sc (Agriculture) & BE/B.Tech

  • Selection will be done on the basis of marks obtained in 10+2 level examination.
  • Counseling procedure will be performed at the Coimbatore campus of TNAU.
  • The final judgment regarding seat allocation will be the sole responsibility of University’s authorities.
  • Students who have scored highest marks in 10+2 examination will be called for counseling if shortlisted with respect to the merit list.

Calculation of Aggregate marks:

Aggregate marks will be calculated on the basis of maximum marks obtained by the student in group I, II, II (A) & III multiplied by 50.

In case of qualifying examination other than Tamil Nadu HSC, a normalization process will be followed as prescribed by Tamil Nadu Professional Education Institution Act 2006. All students called for counseling have to pay the non-refundable fee of INR 2000 (INR 1000 for SC/ST/SCA) in online method to generate the counseling call letter.

Students who have joined in some other institution, but seeking to attend the counseling at TNAU, have to produce the bonafide certificate allowed by the existing institute along with photocopies of original certificates & attested copies of marks sheet. Single window counseling will be performed for all degree courses & campus allocation.

Students will be called for counseling according to their position in the merit list. Students must satisfy the at least eligibility criteria.

Determination of Merit:

If more than one student has obtained same aggregate marks in the merit list then the final seat will be allotted to the student by following the below-mentioned priority order.

  1. Marks out of 50 in Mathematics/ or marks out of 50 in Biology/Botany+ Zoology (if a student has not studied Mathematics at 10+2).
  2. Marks out of 50 in Chemistry & marks out of 50 in Physics
  3. With respect to Date of Birth criteria, elder one will be considered first.

Counseling Process:

Students have to report to the University with all relevant marks sheet & documents. As part of the counseling proceedings, a hall ticket will be allowed to the student mentioning their degree & campus allotted.

The same information will also be displayed on university’s official website. Priorities once made could not be changed after.

Date, Time & venue regarding counseling will be informed to the student via e-mail & on valid mobile number offered by them at the time of application. Updation in marks will not be entertained at the time of counseling. Students have to select the college & degree available at that time of counseling.

TNAU B.Tech. and B.Sc. Admission 2018 Reservation Criteria

Reservation norms will be followed as decided by the Government of Tamil Nadu for Under Graduate courses provided by TNAU.





Reservation (%)



Open Category (OC)






Backward Class (BC)






Scheduled Caste (SC)






Backward Class Muslim (BCM)






Scheduled Tribe (ST)






Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyars (SCA)






Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC)





*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College

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