Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Logo.gif
Established 1971
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor K.Ramasamy
Students 7500
Location Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Website www.tnau.ac.in
Centenary block of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
TNAU, Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is an agricultural university located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

History[edit]

  • The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University traces its roots to the Agricultural School at Saidapet, Chennai, established in 1868.
  • In 1906 the school was relocated to Coimbatore.
  • On 1 June 1971 the university itself was established.[1] with erstwhile Faculty of Agriculture of University of Madras as nucleus

Academics[edit]

The University is offering 13 undergraduate programs, 40 graduate programs and 27 doctoral programs.[1] As the university switched over to the e-learning from the academic year 2007, it was made compulsory for first-year students to procure personal laptops.[2] In 2013 facilities have been created for students to pay fees through State Bank Collect using Internet.

Colleges[edit]

The university has 11 constituent colleges and eight affiliated colleges. Affiliated college offer only undergraduate studies.[3]

Constituent colleges[edit]

No. College Name Location District Affiliation Estd Weblink Status
1 Agricultural College and Research Institute Coimbatore Coimbatore Coimbatore district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1908 http://www.tnau.ac.in/agcbe/index.html University Main Campus
2 School of Post Graduate Studies, Coimbatore Coimbatore Coimbatore district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1965 http://www.tnau.ac.in/mdu/index.html University Main Campus
3 Agricultural College and Research Institute Madurai Madurai Madurai district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1965 http://www.tnau.ac.in/mdu/index.html University Main Campus
4 Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute Navalur Kuttapattu Tiruchirappalli district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1989 http://www.tnau.ac.in/agtry/index.html University Constituent College
5 Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam Killikulam, Vallanadu Thoothukudi district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1985 http://www.tnau.ac.in/kkm/a.html University Constituent College
6 Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Kumulur Kumulur, Lalgudi Tiruchirapalli district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1992 http://www.tnau.ac.in/kumulur/kumulur.htm University Constituent College
7 Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute Coimbatore Coimbatore Coimbatore district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1972 http://sites.tnau.ac.in/aecri-cbe/ University Constituent College
8 Horticultural College and Research Institute Coimbatore Coimbatore Coimbatore district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1972 http://www.tnau.ac.in/horcbe/horcbe.html University Constituent College
9 Horticultural College and Research Institute Periyakulam Periyakulam Theni district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 1990 http://www.tnau.ac.in/pkm/index.html University Constituent College
10 Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women Navalur Kuttapattu Tiruchirappalli district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 2012 http://www.tnau.ac.in/agtry/index.html University Constituent College
11 Forest College and Research Institute Mettupalayam Mettupalayam Coimbatore district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 25 July 2011, http://sites.tnau.ac.in/fc-ri-mtp/ University Constituent College
12 Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai Madurai Madurai district Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 2000 http://www.tnau.ac.in/homesci/agrif/index.html University Constituent College

Affiliated Colleges[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tamil Nadu Agricultural University :: Home". tnau.ac.in. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Laptop with every student of TNAU". 
  3. ^ "Tamil Nadu Agricultural University :: Colleges". tnau.ac.in. 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 

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