TNAU Admission 2020 - Tamil Nadu Agricultural University will release the notification for TNAU 2020 admission in the first week of May for undergraduate programmes and in the first week of June for postgraduate programmes. The process of admission in TNAU 2020 is different for UG and PG programmes. TNAU UG admission 2020 will be based on the marks scored by candidates in the previously qualified examination, while TNAU PG admission 2020 of candidates will be based on the scores acquired in the entrance test. TNAU 2020 PG exam date will fall, tentatively, in the third week of July 2020. The TNAU 2020 result will be announced in the form of merit lists in the last week of June and the first week of August for UG and PG programmes respectively.
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University conducts TNAU admission every year for candidates who wish to seek admission in 10 undergraduate and 33 postgraduate levels of programmes. Since the schedule of TNAU admission 2020 is different for all the levels of programmes, candidates are suggested to go through this article to know the entire time-table, how to apply for TNAU 2020 admission, the release of merit lists etc.
College Comparison based on Courses, Placement, Rank, Fee
Name of Examination (For PG courses)
TNAU entrance test
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Mode of Examination (For PG courses)
Level of Examination
Duration of Exams
1.5 hours (90 minutes)
Number of courses
Undergraduate - 10
Postgraduate - 33
The schedule of TNAU admission 2020 is different for all the UG and PG programmes, therefore, candidates are suggested to go through the time-table given below. This way candidates will stay updated with the important dates of TNAU 2020 admission and the notification.
Online filling of application forms
First week of June 2020
Last date for filling the application form
Second week of June 2020
Editing/Correcting the TNAU application form 2019
Third week of June 2020
Verification of Document
Publication of rank list
Last week of June 2020
Counselling Phase I
First Phase of Counselling
Second week of July 2020
First Phase of Seat Allotment
First Phase: Certificate Verification
Third week of July 2020
First Sliding: Seat Allotment
Last week of July 2020
First Sliding: Certificate Verification
First week of August 2020
Counselling Phase II
Second Sliding: Seat Allotment
Second Sliding: Certificate Verification
Second week of August 2020
Second Phase of Online Counselling (If needed)
Third Sliding: Seat Allotment
Third week of August 2020
Third Sliding: Certificate Verification
Opening of College
Closure of Admission
Last week of August 2020
Last date to fill the forms
First week of July 2020
Last date to fill the application forms
TNAU PG Entrance Examination Admit Card
Announcement of results
Before filling out the application forms, candidates are suggested to check the TNAU eligibility criteria 2020 to see if they are eligible for the courses they are going to apply for. Failing to prove the eligibility will result in candidates losing their chance of admission in the university. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria of TNAU 2020 from the tables given below and make sure that they fulfil all the academic requirements laid down by the university.
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
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) /
B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc.(Hort.) / B.Sc.(Forestry)
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
Number of attempts
Candidates should not have completed the age of 21 years on the first day of July of the admission year
No Age Limit
The university will release the application form of TNAU 2020 in the first week of June in online mode at tnau.ac.in. The university will allow the applicants to make changes in their TNAU application form from the second week of June 2020.
To initiate the TNAU login, candidates will have to first register online and verify their registered email ID and mobile numbers. It is suggested that candidates fill their TNAU application form 2020 properly since no refunds will be made on its cancellation. The process of filling the TNAU 2020 application form will entirely be in online mode, therefore no application forms received via post/courier will be accepted.
Before sitting down to fill the application form of TNAU 2020, candidates are suggested to keep the following documents with themselves. They must check is the dimensions of the scanned images are proper or not. Uploading the documents with improper dimensions will lead to the cancellation of the candidates.
Valid and active Email ID and Mobile Number (for registration)
Scanned images of candidate’s passport sized photograph
Scanned images of candidate’s signature
Details of Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking (or fee payment)
Candidates can follow the following steps to fill their application form of TNAU 2020 without any struggle.
Step 1. Registration
Visit the official website of TNAU (www.tnau.ac.in)
Enter your valid email ID and mobile number.
The user ID and password will be sent to the registered email IDs and mobile numbers of candidates
Step 2. Filling the TNAU application form
Click on ‘Proceed to Application’ option
Enter all the personal, academic details
Enter your preferences of degree and college
Step 3. Fee Payment
Pay the TNAU application fee using the e-payment link
Choose the payment mode - Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking
TNAU Application Fee
TNAU UG application Fee (in INR)
TNAU PG application Fee (in INR)
Step 4. Take Printouts
Login again with your User ID and password
Download and print Joint Declaration Form and Appendices.
This will complete and confirm your status of TNAU 2020 application form
Candidates who will apply for admission in TNAU 2020 PG programmes will be able to download the TNAU admit card in the third week of July, at tnau.ac.in. To download the admit card of TNAU 2020, candidates will have to enter their login credentials in the login window. The admit card of TNAU 2020 will mention details such as the candidate’s name, category, time and date of the examination and the venue and the name of the examination centre. Candidates are suggested to keep multiple copies of their TNAU admit card for future references. While going to sit for the entrance examination, candidates must carry their admit card of TNAU 2020 as a proof/hall ticket. Failure to carry the admit card will lead to the cancellation of the candidate’s attempt.
The university will conduct TNAU exam for candidates who wish to apply for postgraduate courses in the university. The TNAU entrance test will be a written test for ninety minutes. Candidates can look at the complete exam pattern of TNAU 2020 from the table below.
Types of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
1 hour 15 minutes (90 minutes)
Mode of examination
Written Test (Offline)
The university will release the TNAU result 2020 in the last week of June and first week of August for UG and PG programmes respectively, at tnau.ac.in. It must be noted that the TNAU 2020 result will be released in the form of merit lists. The result of TNAU 2020 for UG courses will be prepared on the basis of the previously qualified examination. While, that for the PG courses will be prepared on the basis of marks scored by candidates in the entrance test. The TNAU result will be published on the official website only.
TNAU Result Login Window-
TNAU UG Merit List Replica-
TNAU PG Merit List Replica-
Overall merit list - Click here
First Merit List - Click here
Second Merit List - Click here
Third Merit List - Click here
Fourth Merit List - Click here
Since the rank list of the UG programmes are prepared on the basis of the acquired scored in previous qualified examination. The calculation of the rank is given as per below-
Aggregate Mark = Sum of ((marks obtained in each subject /maximum mark for that subject) X 50) all the four subjects considered.
Converted to 50
In the case where more than one person get equal aggregate marks, the university follow the following to determine the inter se merit:
Marks out of 50 in Mathematics. If a student has not studied Mathematics 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
Candidates with their names on the merit lists will have to report for the TNAU counselling 2020 according to the schedule that the university will release. To appear for TNAU 2020 counselling, candidates will be required to required to register and modify their preferences of courses and colleges. Once submitted, they will be able to download the seat allotment letter and pay the TNAU counselling 2020 fee online.
Following are the steps which can be followed by candidates to apply for TNAU 2020 counselling without any struggles.
Step 1. Visit the official website of TNAU admission (www.tnauonline.in)
Step 2. Choose Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Step 3. Click ‘Candidate Login’ and enter User ID and Password
Step 4. Click the link for Online Counselling Fee Payment
Step 5. Login again. Click to modify your course and college preference
Step 6. Click on ‘Final Submission’
Step 7. Print college degree preference you have chosen for reference
The merit list will be released in the last week of June 2020. After the release, the selected candidates will have to download the seat allotment letter. Candidates can follow the steps given below to know how to download and pay the counselling fee.
Step 1. Login by entering your Registration ID and Password
Step 2. Download your seat allotment letter
Step 3. Pay the admission fee online or before the date mentioned on the letter
Candidates will be required to visit the campus of the conducting body for the document verification. The schedule will be present there in the candidate’s seat allotment letter for the counselling of TNAU 2020.
TNAU Online Counselling Fee
Fee (in INR)
Details of TNAU Counselling Session of Previous Year-
Date and Time
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As per the provisions made in the Indian Constitution and also as directed by government resolutions from time to time, specific seats have been reserved for TNAU admission 2020. Candidates can look at the reserved seats below.
TNAU 2020 Reservation For UG and PG programmes
Per cent Allotted
Open Competition (OC)
Backward Classes (BC)
Backward Class Muslim(BCM)
Most Backward Class & Denotified
Scheduled Caste – Arunthathiyars(SCA)
Phone Number - +91 422 6611200
To apply for TNAU 2020, candidates will have to register first before filling the application forms. The admission for UG is based on the merit lists while for PG programmes, the admission is based on the entrance test.
To get a seat, candidates looking for PG programmes must ace the entrance examination which will be conducted by the university.
There are 10 UG courses and 33 PG courses offered by TNAU.
The university will allow the applicants to make changes in their TNAU application form from the second week of June 2020.
TNAU UG admission 2020 will be based on the marks scored by candidates in the previously qualified examination, while TNAU PG admission 2020 of candidates will be based on the scores acquired in the entrance test.
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