Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Offers Industry-Oriented Courses

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Offers Industry-Oriented Courses

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University will offer two industry-oriented courses to encourage entrepreneurial, management and business skills among agri-students, besides its regular degree courses.

According to a TNAU release, the courses – B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering) and B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering) – are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education and accredited by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

Graduates who complete the programme in food processing can get employment opportunities in fruit, vegetable, spices, beverages, dairy, sugar, meat, poultry and food processing equipment manufacturing industry.

Graduates completing the programme in the energy and environmental engineering can find employment in pollution control and energy conservation, sugar industry, paper and pulp industries, dyeing and textile, tanneries and waste recycling, solar and wind energy, biomass energy and other such industries.

For these and other courses, the eligibility criteria have been revised as per the Government norms. Candidates competing under the open competition should have 55 per cent aggregate. Backward candidates need to have 50 per cent, while candidates from MBC and denotified communities require 45 per cent.

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates should have a pass in Plus Two.

For details contact 0422-6611210 / 6611322 / 6611328; or visit www.tnau.ac.in.

Issue of applications are on till June 9.