TNAU PG Entrance Exam 2017

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University invites application for PG Entrance Exam 2017 for admission to following Post Graduate courses and PhD programs.

  • Masters Program in 33 disciplines
  • Regular Ph.D. Program in 27 disciplines
  • Integrated Ph.D. in 4 disciplines
  • External Ph.D. by research in 28 disciplines

TNAU PG 2017 Course Details

Details of courses offered in different campuses ( Important : Candidates will be allotted to any of the TNAU college campuses in which the specified courses are available and it is based on the merit and preference of the students. University’s decision is final in this regard ).

S.NoCourse offered Coimbatore Madurai Killikulam Trichy
a) Faculty of AgricultureCode : CBE Code : MDU Code : KKM Code : TRY
1 EconomicsM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. )-M.Sc.( Ag. )-
2 EntomologyM.Sc. ( Ag. ) / MS*Ph.D / Int. Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.DM.Sc. ( Ag )M.Sc. ( Ag )
3Extension EducationM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.DM.Sc. ( Ag. )-
4 MicrobiologyM.Sc. ( Ag. ) / MS*Ph.D / Int. Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. ) - --
5 AgronomyM.Sc. ( Ag. ) / MS*Ph.D / Int. Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.DM.Sc. ( Ag )M.Sc. ( Ag )
6Plant PhysiologyM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D. -- --
7Genetics and Plant BreedingM.Sc. ( Ag. ) / MS*Ph.D / Int. Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.DM.Sc. ( Ag )M.Sc. ( Ag )
8Plant Genetic ResourceM.Sc. ( Ag. )----
9Molecular Plant BreedingM.Sc. ( Ag. )----
10NematologyM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D. ----
11Plant PathologyM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag )
12Seed Science & TechnologyM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. )---
13Soil ScienceM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D.M.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.DM.Sc. ( Ag )M.Sc. ( Ag )
14GeoinformaticsM.Sc. ( Ag. )-----
15BiotechnologyM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D.Ph.D---
16Environmental ScienceM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D.- - --
17Agri Business ManagementMBAPh.D.-- -
18Sericulture----
19AgrometeorologyM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D----
20Nano Science & TechnologyM.Sc. ( Ag. )Ph.D---
21StatisticsM.Sc. ( Ag. )-
22In any one of the above Ph.D. disciplines being offered at TNAUPart Time Ph.D. by researchPart Time Ph.D. by research----
23Agricultural finance,
banking and insurance
Part Time Ph.D.

S.NoCourses OfferedMettupalayam
Faculty of AgricultureCode : MTP
1SericultureM.Sc (Ag.)Ph.D

S.NoCourse offeredCoimbatoreMaduraiPeriyakulam
b) Faculty of HorticultureCode : CBECode : MDUCode : PKM
23Fruit ScienceM.Sc.Ph.D.-M.Sc.
24Vegetable ScienceM.Sc.Ph.D.M.Sc.M.Sc.
25Spices, Plantation, Medicinal and Aromatic PlantsM.Sc.Ph.D.--
26Floriculture & LandscapeM.Sc.Ph.D.--

S.NoCourse offeredCoimbatoreKumulur
c) Faculty of Agrl. EngineeringCode : CBECode : KUM
27Farm Machinery & Power-M.Tech.Ph.D.
28Renewable Energy EngineeringM.Tech.Ph.D.--
29Processing and Food EngineeringM.Tech.Ph.D.--
30Soil and Water Conservation Engineering - - M.Tech. Ph.D.
31Environmental EngineeringM.Tech.---
32Storage EngineeringM.Tech.---

S.NoCourse offeredMettupalayam
d) Faculty of ForestryCode : MTP
33ForestryM.Sc. ForestryPh.D.

S.NoCourse offeredMadurai
e) Faculty of Home ScienceCode : MDU
34Foods and NutritionM.Sc. ( H.Sc. )Ph.D.

*Integrated Ph.D

  • Integrated Ph.D. students must complete the first three trimesters with a cumulative OGPA of 8.5.
  • Students not meeting progression requirement ( 8.5 OGPA ) after 5th trimester may not be permitted to continue their Ph.D.
  • But may be offered a choice of transferring into a Masters program by registering required research credits in the subsequent trimester.
  • Alternatively, they will have lateral exit upon submission of thesis and obtain M.S. degree.

System of education : The pattern of instruction is choice based credit trimester system with thesis research being an essential part of all post graduate programs. 

Minimum residential requirement :

  1. Master’s Degree : Two years ( six trimesters )
  2. Doctoral Degree ( Regular )  : Three years ( nine trimesters )
  3. Integrated Doctoral Degree : Four years ( twelve trimesters )
  4. Part Time Doctoral Degree by research : Four years ( twelve trimesters )

TNAU PG Eligibility 2017

Eligibility for Master / Doctoral programs

  • Masters Program : Graduates who have completed four years degree program in any one of the State Agricultural Universities / Colleges affiliated to State Agricultural Universities alone are eligible to apply for masters.
  • Regular Doctoral Programs : Candidates who have studied four years degree program and two years masters program in any one of the State Agricultural Universities / Colleges affiliated to State Agricultural Universities alone are eligible to apply for doctoral programs.
  • Integrated Doctoral Programs :  Candidates with four year Undergraduate degree program in any one of the State Agricultural Universities /Colleges affiliated to State Agricultural Universities/ Institutes with ICAR Accreditations with a minimum OGPA of 7.0 / 10.0 scale or its equivalent score alone are eligible to apply for the Integrated Doctoral programs.
  • Part – Time Doctoral Programs : Candidates with four year degree program and two year masters program by regular stream in any one of the State Agricultural Universities / Colleges affiliated to State Agricultural Universities/ Institutes with ICAR accreditations are eligible to apply and they should have professional experience not less than two year in a Government or Private organization / Institution, where R&D facilities recognized by TNAU are available to conduct field and laboratory experiments leading to the award of Ph.D degree by TNAU. No objection certificate (NOC) and sponsorship certificate from the employer and statement of purpose (SOP) are mandatory to get admission in this program.
  • Minimum OGPA / Aggregate requirement : Masters / Doctoral Programs : A candidate who has undergone course credit system with a minimum OGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 or 7.00 out of 10.00 or 70% aggregate alone is eligible to apply for various Masters and Doctoral programs. However, for SC / ST candidates a pass in the qualifying degree is sufficient for all programs.

Eligibility Criteria for Masters and Doctoral Program

S.NoMasters degree programDoctoral degree programs
1Economics
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.Tech. ( Hort. )* / B.Sc. ( Sericulture ) / B.Sc. ( Home.Sc. ) / B.Tech. ( AIT )* / B.S.  ( ABM )*
Economics M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agricultural Economics / Agricultural Marketing Management.
2Entomology
B.Sc ( Agr. ) / B.Sc ( Horti. ) / B.Sc ( Forestry )
Entomology M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agricultural Entomology
3Extension Education
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Sc.( Forestry ) / B.Sc. ( Sericulture ) /B.S. ( ABM )*.
Extension Education Master’s degree in Agricultural Extension / Extension Education / Agricultural Communication in Agricultural Sciences recognized by SAUs / CAUs
4Microbiology
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.Tech.( Hort. )* / B.Sc ( Sericulture ) and B.Tech. ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. )* offered by SAUs )
Microbiology M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agricultural Microbiology
5Agronomy 
B.Sc ( Agri. )
Agronomy M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agronomy
6Plant Physiology
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Tech. ( Hort. )* / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.Tech. ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. )* offered by SAUs
Plant Physiology M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Crop Physiology / Plant Physiology
7Genetics and Plant Breeding
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Sc.( Forestry ) / B.Tech. ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. )* offered by SAUs
Genetics and Plant Breeding M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Plant Breeding and Genetics / M.Sc ( Ag. ) Genetics and Plant Breeding.
8Plant Genetic Resources
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.Tech ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. )* offered by SAUs / B.Tech.( Bioinformatics. )*
-
9Molecular Plant Breeding
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Tech.( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. )*offered by SAUs
-
10Nematology
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Sc. ( Forestry )
Nematology M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Plant Nematology
11Plant Pathology
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Sc. ( Forestry )
Plant Pathology M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Plant Pathology
12Seed Science and Technology
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Tech. ( Hort. )* / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.Tech. ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. )* offered by SAUs
Seed Science and Technology M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Seed Science and Technology
13Soil Science
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. )
Soil Science M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
14Geoinformatics
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.Tech. ( Agrl. Engg. ) / B.Tech. ( AIT )* / B.Tech. ( EEE )* / B.Tech. ( Hort. )* / B.Tech. ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech.)* offered by SAUs / B.Tech. ( Bioinformatics )* / BS ( ABM )*
-
15Biotechnology
B.Sc ( Ag. ) / B.Sc ( Hort. ) / B.Tech. ( Hort. ) * / B.Sc ( Forestry ) / B.Sc ( Sericulture ) B.Tech. ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. ) * offered by SAUs / B.Tech. ( Bioinformatics ) * Admissions are made by entrance exam both by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and TNAU.
Biotechnology M.Sc. ( Biotechnology ) / M.Sc. Agri.Biotechnology from SAUs with four year undergraduate degree.
16Environmental Sciences
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Tech. ( Hort ) * / B.Sc.( Forestry ) / B.E. ( Ag. ) / B.Tech. ( Ag.Engg ) / B.Sc. ( Sericulture ) / B.Tech. ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. ) *offered by SAUs/ B.Tech. ( EEE ) *.
Environmental Sciences M.Sc. ( Environmental science )and M.Sc ( Agri. Environment Science ) from SAUs
17Agri Business Management( for MBA )
B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Hort. ) / B.Tech. ( Hort ) * / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.E. ( Ag. ) / B.Tech. ( Agrl.Engg. ) / B.Sc. ( Home Science ) / B.Tech. ( AIT )* / B.Tech.( EEE, FPE,  Bioinformatics )* / B.Sc. ( Seri. ) / B.S. ( ABM )* / B.Tech ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. )* offered by SAUs .
Agri Business Management Masters degree in Agri. Business Management / Business Administration from SAUs
18Sericulture
B.Sc.( Sericulture )
Sericulture M.Sc. ( Sericulture ) / M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Sericulture
19Meteorology
B.Sc. ( Ag ) / B.Sc ( Hort. ) / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.Tech. ( AIT )* / B.Tech ( EEE )*.
Meteorology M.Sc. ( Ag ) in Agricultural Meteorology & Climatology
20Nano Science & Technology
B.Sc. ( Ag ) / B.Sc ( Hort. ) / B.Sc. ( Forestry ) / B.Tech ( Hort. )* / B.Tech ( EEE )* / B.Sc.( Sericulture ) / B.Tech ( Agrl. Engg. ) / B.Tech ( FPE )* / B.Tech ( Bioinformatics. )* / B.Tech. ( Ag.Biotech )* / B.Tech. ( Biotech. )* offered by SAUs.
M.Sc. (Ag) in Nano Science & Technology /M.Tech in Agricultural Nanotechnology offered by TNAU
21Statistics
Any 4 year degree in Agricultural Science or Technology program offered by SAUs / ICAR institutes
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HORTICULTURE
22Fruit Science
B.Sc ( Hort. ) / B.Tech ( Horti. )* / B.Sc ( Agri ).
M.Sc. /M.Sc.(Hort.) Fruit Science
23Vegetable Science
B.Sc ( Hort. ) / B.Tech ( Horti. )* / B.Sc ( Agri ).
M.Sc./M.Sc.(Hort.) Vegetable Science
24Spices Plantation, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
B.Sc ( Hort. ) / B.Tech ( Horti. )* / B.Sc ( Agri ).
M.Sc./M.Sc.(Hort.) Spices Plantation, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
25Floriculture and Landscape
B.Sc ( Hort. ) / B.Tech ( Horti. )* / B.Sc ( Agri ).
M.Sc. /M.Sc.(Hort.) Floriculture and Landscape
AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
26Farm Machinery and Power
B.Tech. ( Ag.Engg. ) / B.E. ( Ag. ) of SAUs
Farm Machinery and Power M.Tech ( Ag.Engg. ) / M.E. ( Ag. ) of SAUs and IIT.
27Renewable Energy Engineering
B.Tech.(Ag.Engg.)/ B.Tech.(EEE) */ B.E.(Ag) of SAUs
M.Tech (Ag.Engg.) / M.E.(Ag.) of SAUs and IIT
28Processing and Food Engineering
B.Tech. ( Ag.Engg. ) / B.Tech. ( FPE )* / B.E. (Ag. ) of SAUs
M.E. in ( Food Process Engineering ) / M.Tech. ( Food Process Engineering ) / M.Tech. in

Agricultural Process Engineering of SAUs

and IIT
29Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
B.Tech.(Ag.Engg.) / B.E.(Ag.) of SAUs
M.E. ( Land and Water Management Engineering ) / M.Tech. in ( Land and Water Management Engineering) of SAU and IIT
30Environmental Engineering
B.Tech. ( Ag.Engg. ) / B.Tech. ( EEE )* / B.E. ( Ag ) of SAUs
-
31Storage Engineering
B.Tech ( Agl. Engg. ) / B.Tech ( Food Process Engineering )* / B.E ( Ag. ) / B.Tech. ( Food Technology ) of SAUs
-
FORESTRY
32B.Sc. ( Forestry )M.Sc. ( Forestry )
HOME SCIENCE
33Foods and Nutrition
B.Sc. ( Home Science ) / B.Sc. ( Food Science and Nutrition ) / B.Tech. ( Food Process Engineering )* B.Tech. ( Food Science and Technology ) / B.Tech. ( Food Technology ) of 4 Year degree from SAUs
Foods and Nutrition M.Sc. ( Home Science ) M.Sc. ( Food Science and Nutrition ) / M.Tech. ( Food Process Engineering ) / M.Tech. ( Food Science and Technology )

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TNAU PG Exam Pattern 2017

Method of selection 

For all Masters / Doctoral programs

  • Candidates are required to be present on the specified date for a written test conducted at TNAU, Coimbatore at their own expenses. Request for change in the date/time will not be entertained.
  • The exact date of written test will be hosted in the University website and intimated to the candidate through email.
  • Written test with objective type questions from the respective subjects will be for one hour fifteen minutes duration. Candidates applied for two subjects should write the examination for both the subjects continuously for two and half hours.

Eligible candidates will write the entrance test for 100 marks in three compartments

Compartment 1General Agriculturefor 15 marks
Compartment 2Aptitudefor 10 marks
Compartment 3Specific subjectfor 75 marks

TNAU PG Application Form 2017

All applicants should download the applications at TNAU Website www.tnau.ac.in.

A candidate can apply for only two subjects in Master programme. Separate fee is to be remitted for each subject. Candidates seeking admission to Ph.D. can apply only one subject.

All applicants should fill in the applications online in TNAU website, www.tnau.ac.in

After filling up, the hard copy of the applications should be sent along with the following documents to the following address by 5.00 p.m. on or before 14th July, 2017 for Masters and 17th July, 2017 for Ph.D. programs.

The Dean,
School of Post Graduate Studies,
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore – 641 003,
Tamil Nadu, India.

Documents :

  • Application fee ( General Rupee 1000/- & SC / ST ( Rupee 500/- ) per subject should be paid online by E-Payment in the link https://tnauonline.in/
  • True copies of Tamil Nadu Community certificate issued by the Revenue authorities as per the following : G.O. ( Ms ).No.85 BC, MB & MW Department, Dated 29.7.2008, G.O. ( Ms ).No.96 BC, MB & MW Department ( BCC ), dated 08.09.2008, G.O. ( Ms ).No.97 BC, MB & MW Department ( BCC ), Dated 11.9.2008, G.O. ( Ms ).No.37 BC, MB & MW Department ( BCC ), Dated 21.5.2009, G.O. ( Ms ).No. 98 BC, MB&MW Department ( BCC ), Dated 5.11.2009. G.O. Ms. No.28 dated 06.04.2015 (Inclusion of Transgender / Eunuch ( Thirunangai / Aravani ) in the list of Most Backward Classes ).
  • SC / ST candidates from other states should also enclose true copy of the community certificate issued by competent authority. BCM / SCA Students of Tamil Nadu should enclose the copy of the community certificate.
  • Three percent of the seats of the M.Sc / M.Tech. and Ph.D degree program are reserved for differently abled candidates. ( 1% – Hearing impaired; 1% – Orthopaedically Differently Abled and 1% – Visually impaired ). The candidates  seeking admission against this reservation set apart for Hearing impaired / Orthopaedically Differently Abled / Visually Impaired should produce the certificate from the Medical Board of the District concerned certifying the nature and extent of disability in percentage. Certificates obtained from an individual Doctor will not be considered. Further, a separate TNAU Medical Team will examine the candidates with reference to their certificates and his / her suitability for admission to TNAU.
  • A true copy of provisional / degree certificate showing the Class or OGPA obtained in the qualifying degree.
  • True copies of mark list / transcript card showing details of courses undergone and marks obtained in the qualifying degree.
  • True copies of the conduct certificates from head of the institution and two professors where the candidate last studied.

Note : All true copies must be attested by competent authority and have to be enclosed along with application.

  • Completed application should be properly stitched with all enclosures.
  • Applications received after the prescribed date will not be considered on any account. The TNAU University will not take any responsibility for postal delays ( or ) non receipt of intimations sent by e – mail
  • All enquiries regarding admission process should be made only through e – mail at deanspgs@tnau.ac.in.

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TNAU PG Admission Procedure 2017

The candidate will be informed of their selection for admission to PG programs by email only. List of selected candidates will be hosted in the TNAU Website www.tnau.ac.in also. TNAU University will not hold any responsibility for failure in delivery of mails. They should pay the prescribed fees on or before the date specified by the Dean, School of Post graduate Studies, failing which their names will be deleted from the selection list and the resultant vacancies will be filled up from the wait list.

The following original documents must be surrendered at the time of admission and failure to surrender any of the documents will make the candidates ineligible for admission.

  • Provisional / Degree certificate of Bachelor’s / Master’s degree.
  • Transfer / Migration certificate
  • Conduct certificates one from the head of the Institution and two from the Professors of the Institution where the candidate last studied.
  • Mark list / transcript card of Bachelor’s / Master’s degree.
  • The original community certificate issued by the competent Revenue authorities should be produced for verification. An attested copy of original community certificate should be submitted for record.
  • A copy of the online fee payment receipt.

Candidates who have paid the fees should register their courses on the date specified or within seven working days (inclusive of Saturdays) from the commencement of trimester failing which the candidates will have to forfeit their admission.

Selected candidates who pay the fees on the notified date but fail to register on the specified date or fail to inform within seven working days from the date specified for registration are liable to forfeit all fees paid.

Candidates who discontinue after admission ( or ) registering the courses are not eligible for refund of any other fees except caution money deposits.

The original certificates surrendered at the time of admission will not be returned to the candidate till the course is completed or the candidate discontinue the course permanently. Hence, sufficient number of copies of all the original certificates ( Grade /Mark sheet / report cards / transfer / conduct /provisional degree certificates ) and scanned copies of the originals should be taken by the candidates before surrendering the originals to the University.

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TNAU PG Results 2017

TNAU Master Program Results 2017

TNAU Master Program Results 2017

TNAU Master Program 2017 Entrance Exam Date

Tamil Nadu Agriculture University 2017 Master Program Entrance Exam will be conducted on 27th July, 2017.

TNAU Master Program 2017 Result

TNAU Master Program Results likely to be declared in the month of August, 2017.

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TNAU PhD Program Results 2017

TNAU PhD Results 2017

TNAU PhD 2017 Exam Date

Tamil Nadu Agriculture University 2017 PhD Entrance Exam will be conducted on 2nd August, 2017.

TNAU PhD 2017 Result

TNAU PhD 2017 Results likely to be declared in the month of September, 2017

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TNAU PG 2017 Important Dates

EventMasters ProgramDoctoral Program
Last Date for Receipt of Application14th July, 2017 5:00 PM17th July, 2017 5:00 PM
Tentative date of entrance test  to be conducted at TNAU, Coimbatore27th July, 20172nd August, 2017
Date of commencement of classes for First Trimester23rd August, 2017

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Contact Details

School of Post Graduate Studies,
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore – 641 003,
India,
Email : deanspgs@tnau.ac.in,
Website : www.tnau.ac.in

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