TNAU Admission 2021 - Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus
TNAU Admission 2021 - Tamil Nadu Agricultural University will begin the TNAU 2021 admission for the academic session 2021-22 in the month of June. Candidates who wish to take admission in the programmes offered by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University can fill the TNAU admission form till the month of July. Based on the qualifying marks of the candidates, the rank list of TNAU admission 2021 will be released for the undergraduate and diploma programmes in the month of August. The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University offers admission to 10 UG programmes in 14 constituents and 28 affiliated colleges. The TNAU 2021 admission to PG programmes will be done through an entrance examination which will take place in the month of July. Based on the allotted TNAU rank list, candidates will be allotted a seat in the affiliated colleges of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. Get all details related to the TNAU admission 2021 in this article to become acquainted with the complete admission process.
TNAU Admission 2021 - Overview
Name of the university
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Mode of admission
Name of Examination (For PG courses)
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University entrance test
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Mode of examination
Level of examination
Number of seats
Constituent colleges - 1600
Affiliated colleges - 3100
Duration of exam
1.5 hours (90 minutes)
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Number of programmes offered
Undergraduate - 10
Postgraduate - 33
Level of programmes offered
UG, PG and Diploma
TNAU Admission Dates 2021
Candidates wishing to pursue their higher studies from the university can check the TNAU 2021 admission dates to not miss any admission events. The TNAU admission dates 2021 mention the dates related to the application form release, hall ticket release, entrance exam announcement, rank list and certificate verification.
TNAU UG Admission Dates 2021
Online filling of TNAU 2021 application forms
Last date for filling the TNAU application form
Publication of general rank list
TNAU special rank list announcement
First phase of counselling
TNAU seat allotment 2021 release for round 2
First phase: Certificate verification
First sliding and seat allotment for round 2
Second phase: Certificate verification
Final date for second phase counselling
Third phase: Certificate verification
TNAU PG Admission 2021 Dates
Online filling of application forms
Last date to fill TNAU admission forms
TNAU hall ticket
Announcement of TNAU first selection list
Announcement of second selection list
Announcement of third TNAU 2021 selection list
TNAU Eligibility Criteria 2021
Candidates must check the TNAU eligibility criteria 2021 before filling their applications. If an applicant fails to meet with any of the given TNAU 2021 eligibility criteria then he or she will not be allowed to appear for the exam or admission process. The candidates belonging to the general category will get two chances to appear in the entrance exam and those belonging to the SC and ST category will be provided three chances.
TNAU Eligibility Criteria 2021 - PG Programmes
B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc.(Hort.) / B.Sc.(Forestry)
M.A. in Agricultural Economics
B.Sc.(Ag.)/ B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Forestry)/
B.Tech. (Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Sericulture)/
B.Sc.(Home.Sc.)/ B.Tech. (AIT) /
M.A. Agricultural Extension and
B.Sc.(Sericulture) /B.S. (ABM).
M.A. Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
M.A. Plant Physiology
B.Sc.(Ag.)/ B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Tech.(Hort.)/
B.Sc.(Forestry) / B.Tech.(Ag.Biotech) /
B.Tech.(Biotech.) offered by SAUs
M.A. Genetics & Plant Breeding
B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Forestry) /
B.Tech.(Ag.Biotech )/ B.Tech.(Biotech.)
offered by SAUs
M.A. Plant Pathology
B.Sc. (Ag.) /B.Sc.(Hort.) /B.Sc.(Forestry)
B.Tech.(Ag.Biotech.) / B.Tech.(Biotech.)
offered by SAUs /B.Tech.(Bioinformatics) /
B.Sc.(Ag.) Biotechnology from any farm
Admissions are made by entrance exam both
by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
M.A. in Food Science and Nutrition
B.Sc. (Home Science) /
B.Sc. ( Food Science and Nutrition) /
B.Tech. ( FPE)/
B.Tech. ( Food Science and Technology) /
B.Tech. ( Food Technology) of 4 Year degree
TNAU Eligibility Criteria for UG Programmes
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
Group I: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Group II: Physics, Chemistry, Biology with a fourth (elective) subject viz., Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Home Science.
Group II (A): Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture
B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry
B.Sc. (Hons.) Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture
Number of attempts to appear in TNAU admission
Number of attempts
TNAU Eligibility Criteria - Age limit
Candidates should not have completed the age of 21 years on the first day of July of the admission year
No age limit
TNAU Application Form 2021
The application form of TNAU 2021 will be released in the month of June for both UG and PG programmes. The mode of application is only online. Candidates are advised to enter their active email ID and mobile number while filling the TNAU application form 2021, as the same will act as a point of communication. The application fee of TNAU 2021 can be paid only in online mode. Candidates must make sure that they submit the TNAU 2021 application form before the deadline.
Documents to keep ready before filling the TNAU Application Form
While filling up the application form of TNAU, the candidates must note that they would be required to keep a few documents handy with them. The following documents are required at the subsequent stages of filling the application form -
Class 12th mark sheet/certificate
Class 10th mark sheet/certificate
Last qualifying examination certificate
A valid and active Email ID
An active mobile number
Scanned images of candidate’s passport sized photograph
Scanned images of candidate’s signature
Aadhar card details
How to fill TNAU Application Form 2021?
Step 1. Registration
Visit the official website of TNAU (tnauonline.in)
Select the level of the programme - ‘Undergraduate’/’Postgraduate’/’Diploma’
Enter the registration details in the form.
Click on the “Register” button.
The user ID and password will be sent to the registered email IDs and mobile numbers of candidates
Registration details required in TNAU Application Form
Name of the candidate
Date of birth
Step 2. Filling up the TNAU application form
Login using the same user ID and password in the login window.
Click on the ‘Proceed to Application’ option.
Enter all the required personal, academic, contact and other details in the application form.
Candidates need to enter their preferences of degree and college.
Academic details required in TNAU Application Form
Level of education
10th qualifying score
12th qualifying score
Year of passing
Name of board
Personal details required in TNAU Application Form
Other details required in TNAU Application Form
Occupation of parents
Medium of instructions
Step 3. Uploading the documents
The candidates are required to upload the required documents in the prescribed format.
After uploading the documents, the candidates need to click on the “Proceed” button.
Step 4. Application fee payment
The candidates will receive the payment link after the documents are properly uploaded.
Pay the TNAU application fee using the e-payment link
Candidates need to choose the payment mode - Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking
TNAU Application Fee 2021
TNAU UG application Fee (in INR)
TNAU PG application Fee (in INR)
Step 5. Take printouts
Login using the user ID and password.
Download and print joint declaration form and appendices.
TNAU Admit Card 2021
The admit card of TNAU 2021 will be released in the month of July for postgraduate programmes. Candidates will be able to download the TNAU admit card 2021 using their login credentials. Candidates are suggested to bring the admit card of TNAU 2021 along with a government photo ID to the exam centre. After downloading the TNAU 2021 admit card, the candidates can keep multiple copies of their TNAU admit card for future references. The TNAU hall ticket 2021 will contain information about the name of the candidate, category, examination timings, exam centre address and exam day instructions. Failure to carry the TNAU admit card might lead to the cancellation of the candidate’s attempt.
TNAU Exam Pattern 2021
The offline exam of TNAU will be held in the month of July. As per the exam pattern of TNAU 2021, the nature of the question paper will be multiple choice questions. The duration of the TNAU entrance exam will be 90 minutes. Candidates appearing for the entrance exam must check the TNAU exam pattern 2021 before actually sitting inside the examination hall. The exam pattern of TNAU will help students to understand the structure of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University entrance exam.
TNAU Exam Pattern
Types of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
1 hour 15 minutes (90 minutes)
Mode of examination
TNAU Entrance Exam Syllabus 2021
Students appearing for the entrance test must download the syllabus of TNAU 2021 or check it thoroughly before starting up with their preparation. If the students do not take a strategic approach and sit in the exam hall without checking the TNAU syllabus 2021, then they might find it difficult at the time of the examination to comprehend and crack the answers. The TNAU 2021 entrance exam syllabus is divided into three parts - aptitude, general aptitude and specific subject.
TNAU Syllabus 2021
TNAU Result 2021
The result of TNAU 2021 in the form of rank list for the undergraduate programmes will be released in the month of August at tnau.ac.in. Candidates who have filled the admission form of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for admissions to UG programmes can check the TNAU rank list 2021 to know their ranks and qualifying status. The special rank list of TNAU 2021 is scheduled to be released after the general list. The TNAU PG result 2021 will be published on the basis of the entrance test scores. Candidates can check the TNAU 2021 result on the official website of the university.
TNAU Selection List 2021
TNAU Rank List 2021 - UG
Differently abled rank list
Diploma admission rank list
Industrial Quota list
Ex-servicemen rank list
Freedom fighter rank list
NRI Quota Rank List
Overall rank list
Candidate wise rank list
General rank list
Vocational rank list
TNAU Result Login Window -
TNAU UG Merit List Replica -
Check TNAU 2019 toppers list here -
TNAU PG Merit List Replica-
TNAU 2021 Result - Ranking Procedure
The varsity prepares the result of TNAU 2021 for undergraduate programmes on the basis of Class 12th marks. There is method adapted by the TNAU through which the rank list of TNAU is calculated
Aggregate Mark = Sum of ((marks obtained in each subject /maximum mark for that subject) X 50) all the four subjects considered.
TNAU Ranking Procedure
Converted to 50
TNAU Result 2021 - Tie-breaking procedure
There are times when it is not possible for the university to assign rank to the candidates with the help of standard procedure, as more than one student can have the similar marks. In such a condition, the TNAU follows a tie breaking criterion to determine the inter se merit:
Marks out of 50 in Mathematics. If a student has not studied Mathematics, then marks out of 50 in Biology or (Botany + Zoology)
Marks out of 50 in Physics
Marks out of 50 in Chemistry
Date of Birth – Eldest first
TNAU Counselling 2021
The TNAU UG counselling will begin from the month of August. Candidates need to download the TNAU counselling letter by using their registration number to participate in the counselling process. They have to pay a TNAU 2021 counselling fee of Rs 3000 for general category candidates and Rs 1500 for SC, ST and SCA candidates. The TNAU counselling fee is non refundable. The online certificate verification will be held in multiple phases depending on the vacant seats. The TNAU seat allotment 2021 is done by taking the reference of the certificate verification and ranking of the candidates.The complete schedule of TNAU counselling 2021 will be out after publishing the rank lists.
How to apply for TNAU 2021 Counselling?
Candidates are required to follow the given below instructions to participate in the TNAU counselling process. It must be noted that it is necessary for the candidates to appear in the TNAU 2021 counselling for claiming admission in their desired programmes and colleges.
Steps to apply for TNAU Counselling 2021
Step 1. Visit the official website of TNAU (tnauonline.in)
Step 2. Candidates need to now choose the level of the programme - Undergraduate/Postgraduate.
Step 3. Click ‘Candidate Login’ and enter the User ID and Password.
Step 4. Now, the candidate have to click the link for Online Counselling Fee Payment
Step 5. Select the course and the college preference by logging in.
Step 6. Click on the ‘Final Submission’ tab.
Step 7. Candidates need to print college degree preference you have chosen for reference
How to pay TNAU counselling fee
The next step is to pay the TNAU counselling fee, which is an essential process without which no registration will be considered valid. Following are the steps which one can go through to make the TNAU 2021 counselling fee payment.
Step 1. Visit the TNAU website (tnauonline.in)
Step 2. Go to the counselling section.
Step 3. Select the level of the programmes applied by the candidate.
Step 4. Login by entering the registration ID and password.
Step 5. Click on the “Submit” tab.
Step 6. Download your seat allotment letter
Step 7. Pay the counselling fee in the online mode. The fee is non refundable.
TNAU Online Counselling Fee 2021
Fee (in INR)
TNAU Counselling Rank Range
The students are invited to the TNAU document verification round depending upon their rankings. These candidates are called based on their categories. The opening and closing range of the candidates will be announced by the university. Check previous years TNAU counselling rank range to get an idea about the ranks students need to obtain to get an invitation for the document verification.
TNAU Counselling Rank Range 2020 - Phase 1
TNAU 2020 Counselling Rank Range - Phase 2
TNAU Counselling Rank Range 2019
TNAU 2019 Counselling Rank Range - Special Reservation Category
Date and Time
To be notified
Eminent Sports Person
Descendants of Freedom Fighter
TNAU Reservation 2021
The reservation criteria of TNAU 2021 is applicable in the allocation of seats, fee payment and eligibility conditions. The students belonging to the reserved category groups are assigned some seats in various programmes offered. This TNAU reservation policy 2021 will be valid for all the affiliated colleges.
TNAU 2021 Reservation
Open Competition (OC)
Backward Classes (BC)
Backward Class Muslim(BCM)
Most Backward Class & Denotified
Scheduled Caste – Arunthathiyars(SCA)
TNAU Participating Colleges 2021
There are around 28 affiliated and 10 constituent colleges that offer 10 undergraduate programmes in the field of agriculture. These offered UG programmes are B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture, B.Sc.(Hons.) Horticulture, B.Sc.(Hons.) Forestry, B.Sc.(Hons.) Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering), B.Sc.(Hons.) Sericulture, B.Tech.(Food Technology), B.Tech.(Biotechnology), B.Tech.(Energy and Environmental Engineering) and B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri-Business Management
TNAU Affiliated Colleges 2021
Adhiparasakthi Horticultural College (APHC), Kalavai, Ranipet District
Imayam Institute of Agriculture and Technology (IIAT), Kannanur, Thuraiyur Tk, Trichy Dt.-
JSA College of Agriculture and Technology (JSACAT), Avatti crossroad, ma podaiyur, Tholudur, TittagudiTaluk, Cuddalore
Sethu Bhaskara Agricultural College and Research Foundation (SBACRF), Kalam Kavi Gramam, Kallupatti
Nammazhvar College of Agriculture and Technology (NCAT), Peraiyur Village, Peraiyur (PO), Kamuthi (TK), Ramanathapuram District
Adhiyamaan College of Agriculture and Research (ACAR), Athimugam
The Indian Agricultural College (TIAC), Raja Nagar, Radhapuram, Tirunelveli district –
Nalanda College of Agriculture (NCA), M.R.Palyam Trichy -Chennai National Highway, Sanamangalam (po), Trichy
Mother Teresa College of Agriculture (MTCA), Illuppur, Mettusalai, Pudukkottai
MIT College of Agriculture and Technology, Vellalapatti, Mangalam Village, Musiri, Trichy
Jaya Agricultural College, Arakkonam, Arakkonam to Tiruvalangadu High Road Vysapuram Tiruttani TK Tiruvallur district-
TNAU Constituent Colleges 2021
Agricultural College and Research Institute STAMIN Campus, Kudumiyanmalai, Pudukkottai Dist.
Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam, Tuticorin Dist.
Agricultural College and Research Institute Vazhavachanur, Thiruvannamalai Dist.
Community Science College and Research Institute, Madurai
Agricultural College and Research Institute Eachankottai, Orathanadu Tk, Thanjavur Dist.
Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Navalur Kuttapattu, Tiruchirappalli
Contact Details -
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Phone Number - +91 422 6611200
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - TNAU Admission 2021 - Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus
Question: How many courses are there in TNAU?
There are 10 undergraduate courses and 33 postgraduate courses offered by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.
Question: When will the TNAU 2021 rank list for UG courses be released?
The authorities will release the TNAU rank list 2021 for UG admissions in the month of August.
Question: Will I be able to make corrections in my TNAU application form 2021?
After the application window is closed, the university allows the applicants to make changes in their TNAU application form.
Question: What is the selection process of TNAU UG programmes?
TNAU UG admissions 2021 are based on the marks scored by candidates in the previously qualified examination.
Question: How many applicants generally apply for TNAU UG programmes?
Last year, around 50,000 students and in 2019, a total of 51,876 applications registered for TNAU UG programmes.
Questions related to TNAU Coimbatore
I am from Tamil Nadu.I wish to apply for BSC. Agriculture in TNAU. I feel that my cutoff is less. So can I write ICAR exam and get into TNAU through ICAR quota?
If you had a option why,not grab it ,ICAR is the exam for admissions in agriculture ,and if just ICAR is qualified there you go , it's enough to get admission.
ICAR exam pattern will be with 180 MCQ question in online mode .with 5 sessions.and ICAR exam will be conducted by September 7th,8th and 13th of 2021 .
So prepare hard,for that. Keep your basics revised everytime .
All the best.
whether TNAU counselling started or when will it start
No the TNAU counselling has not yet started. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University was supposed to start the TNAU 2021 admission for the academic session 2021-22 in the month of June but it has not yet started. There is a delay due to the ongoing pandemic but as the situation is now under control it is expected that the officials will soon release the forms. The officials have not yet declared any dates for the release of the application form. Keep an eye on the official website for the latest information. Based on the qualifying marks of the candidates, the rank list of TNAU admission 2021 will be released for the undergraduate and diploma programmes.
my cut off is 173.25 iam sc candidate can i get any government college in TNAU
The marks which you have scored in this TNAU exam is really good and as we all know that in terms of Agriculture related field a large number of students prefer and try a lot to get in the colleges under TNAU. Now as you are looking for Government colleges so you may face a huge competition due to demands of Government college as a large number of candidates try to get Government institution as it has a great future scope. So my advice would be that to get your rank first by using any rank predictor so that it will become very easy for you to check and compare your rank with the colleges you have listed for admissions and get a complete knowledge that where you have higher and better chance of securing admission.
About coimbatore TNAU college ?
Tamil Nadu agricultural university (TNAU), Coimbatore is a public/state university with NAAC and ICAR Accreditation. This university is recognized by the UGC and it currently holds 44 th rank according to NIRF in 2019 and ranks 105 among BRICS nations by the QS world university rankings of 2018. They offer the following courses
You can find further information on the courses provided, syllabus, eligibility criteria, fee structure and placement opportunities on the link provided below
Hope this helps and Good luck
how can l pass entrance exam ICAR -AIEEA TNAU?
Icar AIEE Indian council of agriculture research released exam pattern and exam date in their official website. ICAR exam pattern is same all over India
For UG program it is mainly from the 12th CBSE board.it includes 20 question in Physics,50 question in chemistry, 50 question in biology, 50 question in maths,50 question in agriculture. The candidates should should attend 150 question out of all
It is computer based . The mode of paper in English. for one correct is 4 marks and incorrect answer is-1 mark. total mark is 600.
for more information click the link
hope this helps