(iv).B.Sc. (Home Science)
(v).B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
(vi).B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering)
(ix).B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)
(xi).B.S. (Agribusiness Management)
(xii).B.Tech. (Agricultural Information Technology)
HSC/Equivalent Academic Stream applicants with a pass in the Higher Secondary Course (10+2) or any other examination recognized as equivalent there to with one of the following subject combinations are eligible for admission to all Undergraduate Programmes.
(i)Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one of Biology / Computer Science / Statistics/Biochemistry/Home Science
(ii)Botany, Physics, Chemistry and Zoology
(iii)Biology, Physics, Chemistry and one of Computer Science / Microbiology / Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Nursing / Nutritional Dietetics.
5% of total seats are exclusively reserved for candidates under Vocational Stream. They are not considered under general merit and any other reservation categories.
Vocational group candidates are eligible for B.Sc. (Agriculture), B.Sc. (Horticulture), B.Sc. (Forestry) and B.Sc. (Home Science) if they have studied Vocational Subject Agricultural Chemicals/Crop Production/Crop Protection/Small Farm Management/Sericulture and Apiculture/Vegetables and Fruits/Spices & Plantation Crops/Floriculture & Medicinal Plants.
Those who have studied Agro-based Industry/Farm Mechanics and Post-harvest Technology/Soil Conservation & Rural Construction Technology are eligible for B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering).
Minimum Qualifying Marks (Academic Stream/Vocational Stream) for Open Competition (OC) is 55 % aggregate of all the four subjects. It is 50 % aggregate of all the four subjects for Backward Class (BC), Backward Class Muslim (BCM) and 45% aggregate of all the four subjects for Most Backward Class (MBC) and Denotified Communities (DNC). Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) need only a pass in qualifying examination with the specified qualifying subjects.
For the purpose of qualifying examination marks the maximum number of attempts to pass for admission to all the courses are 3 for Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes and 2 for all other Communities. Applicant 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 will be selected on the basis of the marks in their qualifying examination and ranked as per the procedure given in the Information Brochure.
Those not fulfilling the Tamil Nadu Residential Status can secure admissions through Industrial sponsorship/NRI category. Application form can be obtained in person from the following colleges/centres by paying Rs.600/- (Rs.300/- in case of SC/ST) by Cash/DD.
1.Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore - 641 003
2.The Professor & Head, Urban Horticulture Development Centre, P44, 6th Avenue, Annanagar, Chennai-600040.
3.Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai - 625 104.
4.Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai – 625 104
5.Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam, Vallanad, Tuticorin District- 628 252
6.Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute, Navalur Kuttappattu, Tiruchirappally- 620 009.
7.Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam - 625 604
8.Forest College and Research Institute, Mettupalayam - 641 301
9.Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Kumulur, Pallapuram (P.O.), Poovalur (Via), Tiruchirappally - 621 712
10.Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College, GB Nagar, Kalavai, Vellore District-632506
11.Vanavarayar Institute of Agriculture, Pollachi, Coimbatore District-642003
12.Thanthai Rover Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development, Permabalur-621212.
Application can be obtained by post from 'The Dean (Agriculture) and Chairman Admissions, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641003, by sending a requisition along with a Demand Draft of Rs.670 (Rs.370 for SC/ST) drawn in favor of Dean, towards application fee and postage, with an address label of the candidate to which application is to be posted.
Application form can be downloaded from http://www.tnau.ac.in in which case a DD for Rs.600/- (Rs.300/- in case of SC/ST) is to be sent with the filled in Application from.
All Demand Drafts are to be drawn in favour of 'The Dean (Agriculture) and Chairman Admissions, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641003', payable at Coimbatore.
The same application can be used for applying to all 12 undergraduate programs of TNAU.
The filled in application has to reach 'The Dean (Agriculture) and Chairman Admissions, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641003' latest by 5 pm on June 09, 2009.
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