Eligibility for UG Courses in Tamilnadu Agricultural University

A. Eligible Groups for UG Programmes in TNAU

Faculty of Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry / Home Science

  • B.Sc. in Agriculture
  • B.Sc. in Horticulture
  • B.Sc. HomeScience
  • B.Sc. in Sericulture
  • B.Sc. in Forestry
  • B.S. in Agribusiness Management
  • B.Tech. in Horticulture
  • B.Tech. in Bioinformatics
  • B.Tech. in Agricultural Information Technology
  • B.Tech. in Biotechnology

Eligibility: Students who studied one of the following groups in Higher secondary (+2) are eligible to apply

Group I : Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology     (OR)

Group II : Physics, Chemistry, Biology with any one of the following subjects as fourth (elective) subject

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Home Science
  • Computer Science.


Group II A : Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology

Faculty of Agricultural Engineering

  • B.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Food Process Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Energy and Environmental Engineering

Eligibility: Students who studied following groups are eligible to apply.

  • Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology    (OR)
  • Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science

B. Minimum Eligible Percentage of Marks for TNAU

The minimum percentage of marks eligibility for each category is listed below .

Category Percentage Required
Open competition 55% aggregate of all the four subjects
BC and BCM 50% aggregate of all the four subjects
MBC and Denotified 45% aggregate of all the four subjects
SC and ST A pass in qualifying examination

C. Age Limit

Candidates should not have completed the age of 21 years on the first day of July of the admission year (i.e. as on 1.7.2013) for all the courses. However, for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes there is no age limit.

D. Nativity

E. Number of attempts to pass

The maximum number of permissible attempts to pass in the qualifying examination is as follows: Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes : Three. All other Communities : Two

A student of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University who discontinues a course in the undergraduate program is not eligible for admission again to any undergraduate program of this University.

G. Physical fitness

A certificate regarding the physical standards prescribed shall be obtained from the Medical Officer of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore at the time of admission.

Note: Candidates who aspire for Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination, please check the physical standard requirement with appropriate agency.

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Our Educational Expert Clarifications

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The +2 computer science group students are eligible for the above 13 branches of B.Sc and B.Tech

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