TNAU Admission 2021 is expected to start in the month of June 2021. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is responsible for the admission process. The University provides admission to various UG and PG Courses. Recently, the University has launched a new portal for TNAU 2021 Admission. However, the university does not conduct any entrance test for PG admissions. Hence, the selection is done based on the qualifying marks. However, to get admission into this university, the candidate has to score minimum qualifying marks in the entrance test. The admission process is different for both UG and PG Admissions.

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The selection process for the TNAU PG Admission will be on the basis of the Entrance Test. Whereas, for UG Courses, the admission process will take place on the basis of the merit list. So, in this article, we have provided complete details regarding the admission process.

TNAU 2021 Admission – Important Dates

The schedule of TNAU UG and PG Admission is different. Candidates can check out the tentative dates below. We will update the dates soon.

TNAU UG Admissions 2021

EventsScheduled Dates
Starting Date of the Online ApplicationJune 2021
Last Date to Submit the form
Application Form Correction
Document Verification
Public of Rank List
Counselling Phase-I
First Round of Counselling
Seat Allotment Release
Certificate Verification
First Sliding- Seat Allotment
First Sliding- Certificate Verification
Counselling Phase-II
Second Sliding: Seat Allotment
Certificate Verification
Second Phase of Counselling (if seats remain vacant)
Third Sliding: Seat Allotment
Third Sliding: Certificate Verification
Opening of College
Closure of Admission

TNAU PG Admissions 2021

EventsScheduled Dates
Starting Date of the Online Forms
Closing of the application form
Release of the TNAU Admit Card
Entrance Exam Date
Declaration of Result

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Eligibility Criteria 2021

The TNAU eligibility criteria are the most important factor in the admission process of TNAU. Candidates who are willing to get admission in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University must go through the eligibility conditions before applying. Your application form will be accepted as per your eligibility criteria. However, the eligibility condition varies as per the courses.

TNAU Eligibility Criteria for UG Course Programs



B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

10+2 Pass

Group I: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology


Group II: Physics, Chemistry, Biology with a fourth (elective) subject viz., Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Home Science.


Group II (A): Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology

B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture

B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry

B.Sc. (Hons.) Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics

B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture

B.Sc. (Hons.)

TNAU Eligibility Criteria for PG Course Programs



M.A. in Agricultural Economics

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)

M.A. Entomology

B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc.(Hort.) / B.Sc.(Forestry)

M.A. Agricultural Extension and


B.Sc.(Ag.)/ B.Sc.(Hort.)/B.Sc.(Forestry)/

B.Sc.(Sericulture) /B.S. (ABM).

M.A. Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry

B.Sc.(Ag.) /B.Sc.(Hort.)

M.A. Agronomy


M.A. Plant Physiology

B.Sc.(Ag.)/ B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Tech.(Hort.)/

B.Sc.(Forestry) / B.Tech.(Ag.Biotech) /

B.Tech.(Biotech.) offered by SAUs

M.A. Genetics & Plant Breeding

B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Forestry) /

B.Tech.(Ag.Biotech )/ B.Tech.(Biotech.)

offered by SAUs

M.A. Nematology


M.A. Plant Pathology

B.Sc. (Ag.) /B.Sc.(Hort.) /B.Sc.(Forestry)

M.A. Biotechnology

B.Sc.(Ag.)/B.Sc.(Hort.)/B.Tech.(Hort.) /


B.Tech.(Ag.Biotech.) / B.Tech.(Biotech.)

offered by SAUs /B.Tech.(Bioinformatics) /

B.Sc.(Ag.) Biotechnology from any farm


Admissions are made by entrance exam both

by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

and TNAU

M.A. Sericulture


M.A. in Food Science and Nutrition

B.Sc. (Home Science) /

B.Sc. ( Food Science and Nutrition) /

B.Tech. ( FPE)/

B.Tech. ( Food Science and Technology) /

B.Tech. ( Food Technology) of 4 Year degree

from SAUs

  • The University offers limited attempts to qualify the exam. For, ST/SC Category, the minimum number of attempts is three. Whereas, for other communities, the maximum number of attempts is two.
  • The minimum age limit of the student must be 21 years on the first day of July 2020 of the academic year. However, there is no age limit for TNAU Admission.

TNAU Application Form 2021

The University releases the TNAU UG and PG Application Form in the first week of June 2021. Students can apply to the link provided on the official website. The mode of the application form is online. The University also offers the facility for application form correction. To fill in the TNAU Admission Form, candidates must provide correct such as Educational details, personal details, etc.

The link of the application form will be available for a limited period of time, therefore, make sure that you submit the form before the due date. No refunds will be done on the cancellation of the TNAU Online Form.

Documents Required While Filling the Application Form

Before you start filling the TNAU Registration Form, make sure that you keep all the information ready. So, here is the list of information that is required while filling the Admission Form.

  • E-Mail ID and Mobile Number (Registration)
  • Scanned Images and Signature
  • Debit Card and Credit Card Information

TNAU Application Form Fees

  • The application form fees for UG Courses (General Category) is Rs 600/- and for SC/ST/SA is Rs 300/-.
  • The TNAU PG Application Form Fees is Rs 1000/- (General Category), and Rs 500/- for SC/ST/SA Category.

TNAU Admit Card 2021

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Admit Card 2021 releases a few days before the date of the exam. Students who have submitted the application form can download the admit card from the official website. However, to download TNAU Hall Ticket, submit your Registration Number and Password.

The Hall Ticket carries all the details of the candidate and examination such as Date, Exam Date and Time, Shift, Course details, Instructions etc. The admit card if is a mandatory document that the candidate has to carry to the exam. Make sure that you carry to three copies of the admit card to the exam along with your Identity Proof. No candidate will be allowed to appear the exam without the Admit Card.

TNAU Exam Pattern 2021

The Exam Pattern of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Test is as follows-

  • The format of the questions is Multiple Choice Objective Questions.
  • The time duration of the exam is 1 Hour and 15 Minutes (90 Minutes)
  • Total Marks of the TNAU Question Paper is 100 marks
  • The mode of the exam is offline (Pen-Paper Written Test)

TNAU Entrance Exam Syllabus

Compartment 1

General Aptitude

15 marks

Compartment 2


10 marks

Compartment 3

Specific Subject

75 marks

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Result

The University will declare the Exam Result of UG and PG Course Programs soon after the completion of the exam. The TNAU 2021 Result will carry the qualification status of the candidates. Students can check the result on its official website- The selection in the UG Courses will be done on the basis merit marks, whereas, the selection in the PG Courses is done on the basis of the TNAU Entrance Test.

TNAU Result Login Page and Merit List 2021

TNAU Result

TNAU Merit lList

TNAU Admission 2021 Ranking Procedure- Selection Criteria

The Rank List of the UG Program Courses will be done on the basis of the merit list. The calculation of the rank is given as per below-

Aggregate Mark = Sum of ((marks obtained in each subject /maximum mark for that subject) X 50) all the four subjects considered.

Method of TNAU Merit List


Marks Obtained

Maximum Marks

Converted to 50

















TNAU 2021 Counselling

Candidates whose names are on the merit list will have to appear the counselling round. The TNAU Counselling process will take place soon after the declaration of the TNAU Merit List Result. However, to appear in the counseling round, the students have to register themselves and provide the college preferences before the due date and time. Once the choices are submitted, you can download the allotment letter and make the payment of the counselling fees.

The TNAU 2021 Counselling Fees for Other Category is Rs 2000 and for reserved category is Rs 1000/-. After the counselling registration, the applicant has to visit the venue for the document verification. The details of the counselling will be available on the seat allotment letter.

TNAU Reservation Category

Counselling Session

Date and Time




To be notified

Eminent Sports Person



Differently Abled

All Ranks


Descendants of Freedom Fighter








TNAU 2021 Reservation For UG and PG programs


Percent Allotted

Open Competition (OC)


Backward Classes (BC)


Backward Class Muslim(BCM)


Most Backward Class & Denotified



Scheduled Caste(SC)


Scheduled Caste – Arunthathiyars(SCA)


Scheduled Tribes(ST)


So, these are the complete details regarding TNAU Admission 2021. If you have any queries then please comment on the section below.

TNAU 2021 Admission- FAQs

Question - When will admissions 2021 start?
Ans- The admission process will start from the first week of August 2020. 
Question- Do I have to appear any entrance test for admission?
Ans- Yes, for admission into PG Courses, the applicants have to appear entrance test. However, for UG Courses, the selection process will be on the basis of merit list. 
Question- How many courses are available in TNAU?
Ans- There are a total of 10 UG Courses and 33 PG Courses. 
Question- What is the mode of filling the application form?
Ans- The mode of filling and submitting the form is online. 
Question- Does the University offers a modification facility of the application form?
Ans- Yes, the university offers a correction facility in the application form. 


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