TNAU Doctoral Programme Entrance Test

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TNAU Doctoral Programme Entrance Test 2019

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University invites admission application for PhD programs and conducts Entrance test for the academic year 2019 – 2020.

TNAU Courses Offered 2019

  • External Ph. D. by Research ( 4 years )
  • Integrated Ph. D. ( 4 years )
  • Regular Ph. D. ( 3 years )

Course Specializations

  • Ph.D in Agriculture
  • Ph.D in Science &
  • Ph.D in Engineering

TNAU Eligibility 2019

  • Agriculture Economics :  Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agricultural Economics / Agricultural Marketing Management.
  • Agriculture Extension : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agricultural Entomology
  • Agronomy :  Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agronomy
  • Agriculture Meteorology & Climatology : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agricultural Meteorology and Climatology
  • Crop Physiology :  Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Crop Physiology or Plant Physiology
  • Environmental Sciences :
    • Candidates possessing a Master’s degree in Environmental science from TNAU / Agricultural Microbiology / Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry / Agronomy / Crop Physiology / Plant Breeding and Genetics / Agricultural Entomology / Plant Nematology / Plant Pathology / Horticulture / Forestry
    • Or M. Tech in Agricultural Engineering from TNAU or from a recognized university
    • Students with M.Sc. ( Biotechnology ) with basic farm science degree are also eligible to apply.
  • Soil Science & Agriculture Chemistry : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agriculture Microbiology : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Agricultural Microbiology
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) Plant Breeding and Genetics/M.Sc. ( Ag. ) Plant Genetic Resources/ M.Sc. ( Ag. ) Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Seed Science & Technology : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Seed Science and Technology
  • Agriculture Entomology & Plant Nematology : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) Plant Nematology / M.Sc. ( Ag. ) Agricultural Entomology/ M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Plant Pathology with thesis research in Plant Nematology.
  • Plant Pathology : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Plant Pathology
  • Sericulture : Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Sericulture ) / M.Sc. ( Ag. ) in Sericulture
  • Biotechnology :
    • Students must have passed M.Sc. ( Biotechnology ) of TNAU or its equivalent in related field of specialization with basic Farm Science Degree.
    • Students possessing Master degree in Plant Breeding and Genetics / Ag. Microbiology / Ag. Entomology / Plant Pathology / Horticulture / Forestry / Environmental Sciences / Seed Science and Technology / Crop Physiology / Plant Nematology / Bioinformatics / Biochemical Technology / Microbial Technology of TNAU are also eligible.
  • Soil & Water Conservation Engineering :
    • Students must have passed M. Tech. ( Ag. Engg. ) / M.E.( Ag. ) of TNAU or IIT in the concerned discipline / M. Tech. ( Ag. Engg. ) Environmental Engineering
    • B.E. / B. Tech in ( Ag. Engg. ) degrees from State Agricultural Universities and who acquired post graduate programme in Government institutions viz. Indian Institute of Technology, Constituent Colleges of Anna University, Government Engineering Colleges.
  • Farm Power Machinery : Students must have passed M. Tech. ( Ag. Engg. ) / M.E. ( Ag. ) of TNAU or IIT in the concerned discipline
  • Bio Energy : Students must have passed M. Tech. ( Ag. Engg. ) / M.E. ( Ag. ) of TNAU or IIT in the concerned discipline
  • Agriculture Processing and Food Engineering : Students must have passed M. Tech. ( Ag. Engg. ) / M.E. ( Ag. ) of TNAU or IIT in the concerned discipline
  • Extension Education : Students must have passed M. Sc. ( Ag. ) Agricultural Extension / In service candidates with M.Sc. Home Science Extension
  • Agriculture Business Management :
  • Students must have passed Master degree in Business Management / Business Administration / Agricultural Marketing Management / Agricultural Economics of State Agri. Universities.
  • Master degree in Agribusiness Management of IIMs, PG Diploma ( 2 year ) in management of All India Management Association, PG Diploma ( 2 years ) in Agribusiness Management of MANAGE, Hyderabad, PG Diploma ( 2 years ) in Rural Management of IRMA, Anand, Gujarat.

TNAU Application Form 2019

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University application form is available in the official website www.tnau.ac.in.

  • The candidate can download the Application form from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University official website.
  • Pay the Application fee in online mode ( [rupee] 500/- for SC / ST & [rupee] 1000/- for General category students ) you can pay through net banking or credit card / Through ATM cum debit card of SBI / Counter service at SBI branch
  • Duly filled application form along with required documents should be sent to the university through post or courier to the following address :
    Dean School of Post Graduate Studies,
    Tamil Nadu Agriculture University,
    Coimbatore, 641 003

Documents required to be enclosed with Application :

  • Copy of Tamil Nadu community certificate issued by Revenue officer of Tamil Nadu state ( if applicable ). Same would be applicable to SC / ST students of other states too.
  • Copy of marks sheet of qualifying degree.
  • Code of conduct certificate issued by head of the institution & two professors where the student last studied.
  • Acknowledgement card or post card on which your address should be mentioned.

TNAU Selection Procedure 2019

  • Students looking for admission have to appear for the written test which will be conducted at TNA University campus on their own expenses.
  • Exam date & time of the written test will be intimated to the students through e – mail.
  • Objective written test will be of one hour duration in related discipline.
  • Students have to submit the balance fee in support of confirmation of final seat.
  • After payment of balance fee students have to register for the course within 7 working days, failing which leads to cancellation of their candidature.

TNAU Important Dates 2019

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1Registration Date14th June, 2019 - 11th July, 2019
2Date of Entrance Examination26th July, 2019
3Commencement of classes23rd August, 2019

Contact Details

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Lawley Road,
Coimbatore 641003, Tamilnadu, India.,
Phone : 0422 661 1200,
Fax : 0422 661 1343,
Email : info@tnau.ac.in,
Website : www.tnau.ac.in.