TNAU 2018-2019: Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Admission

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is going to release its official admission notification for the session 2018-19 on 18th May 2018. TNAU is a renowned university located at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The mode of application will be online and the admission will be offered to numerous undergraduate degree courses in the field of Agriculture.

The university will not conduct any entrance exam, the admission will be granted on the basis of qualifying exam merit list. In this article, we will discuss complete details about TNAU 2018 admission process.

TNAU 2018 Admission Schedule

The official Schedule for TNAU 2018 is given in the table below:

Serial No. Important Events Dates
1 Release of Official Notification 18-05-2018
2 Starting of Online Application form submission 18-05-2018
3 Last date to submit online Application form 17-06-2018
4 Document Verification for Special Reservations 18-06-2018 to 20-06-2018
5 Release of Rank List of Admission 22-06-2018
6 Counseling for Ex-servicemen, Decedents of freedom fighter, Sportsman and Differently Able quota 07-07-2018
7 First Phase of Online Counseling 09-07-2018 to 13-07-2018
8 Counseling for vocational stream 16-07-2018
9 Counseling for Industry sponsored and NRI candidates 17-07-2018 to 18-07-2018
10 Second Phase of Online Counseling 23-07-2018 to 27-07-2018
11 Registration of First semester 01-08-2018
12 Closing of Admission Procedure 31-08-2018

Courses Available under TNAU 2018

Following Programmes are offered under TNAU 2018 Admission Procedure

Science Programme Technology Programme
B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture B.Tech. (Horticulture)
B.Sc (Hons.) Forestry B.Tech. (Bioinformatics)
B.Sc (Hons.) Horticulture B.Tech. (Biotechnology)
B.Sc (Hons.) Sericulture B.Tech. (Food Technology)
B.Sc (Hons.) Food, Nutrition and Dietetics B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)
B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) B.Tech (Agricultural Information Technology)
B.S. (Agribusiness Management)

Eligibility Criteria for TNAU 2018

Academic Qualification

  • For admission to any of the total 13 courses, the applicant must have passed 10+2 with relevant science subjects from a recognized board.
  • The subjects in qualifying exam are classified into 3 groups i.e. Group 1, Group 2 and Group 3. Different courses will be offered for different group of subjects.

Subjects under all 3 groups are given below:

Group 1 Mathematics, Physics,

Chemistry and Biology

Group 2 Physics, Biology, Chemistry and a fourth elective subject from Biotechnology, Microbiology, Home Science and Biochemistry
Group 3 Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/computer science
  • The minimum Qualifying Marks criteria of different Categories are as follows:
General (Open Competition) At least 55% aggregate marks in four required subjects
Backward Class and Backward Class Muslim (BCM) A minimum of 50% aggregate marks in four required subjects
Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities (MBC) At least 45% aggregate marks in four required subjects
Schedule Caste A pass in all the four required subjects
Schedule Tribe A pass in all the four required subjects

Age Limit

  • The age of a candidate should not be more than 21 years on the 1st July 2018. There is no age limit of SC, SCA and ST candidate.

Nativity

  • Only Candidates from Tamil Nadu will be eligible.
  • Applicants who have passed 10th, 11th and 12th class exam from Tamil Nadu will also be eligible.
  • In case the candidate have not studied 10th, 11th and 12th class from Tamil Nadu, then Permanent Residence proof of Tamil Nadu will be required.

How to Apply for TNAU 2018?

  • The TNAU 2018 Application form will be available online at the official website i.e. https://tnauonline.in/
  • First of all, the applicants will be required to register themselves online by providing some basic details such name, email id, phone number etc.
  • A unique user id and password will be sent to email id and phone number of the applicant.
  • The main application form will be accessible after logging in using the user id and password generated during registration.
  • All the mandatory detail along with the prescribed application fee must be submitted before the last date.
  • Please take a printout of duly filled application form for future reference.

TNAU 2018 Application Fee

The TNAU 2018 application fees for different categories are as follows

Category Application Fee
All Categories except SC, SCA and ST Rs. 600/-
SC, SCA and ST categories Rs. 300/-

Mode of Payment

The application fee will be paid by online mode only using debit card, credit card or Internet Banking.

TNAU 2018 Counseling and Selection Procedure

  • The candidates will be selected on the basis of qualifying exam merit.
  • A rank list will be published by the university after calculating the marks of all the candidates.
  • Candidates will be called for TNAU 2018 counseling as per their ranking or merit.
  • The counseling letter will be generated after the payment of non refundable counseling fees of Rs. 2000 (Rs. 1000 for SC/SCA/ST categories)
  • The document verification will also be processed at the time of counseling.
  • The students have to choose the programme and college during the counselling procedure.

Note: No changes in programme or course will be allowed after counselling.

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