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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Website: http://www.tnau.ac.in
Email: vc@tnau.ac.in Coimbatore-641003, Tamil Nadu 0422-2431788, 2431672
Fax:0422-2431672

About Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is an agricultural university located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) had its genesis from establishment of an Agricultural School at Saidapet, Madras, Tamil Nadu, as early as 1868 and it was later relocated at Coimbatore. In 1920 it was affiliated to Madras University. TNAU assumed full responsibilities of Agricultural Education and Research and supported the State Agricultural Department by delivering research products. Till 1946, the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore, was the only Institute for Agricultural Education for the whole of South India. In 1958, it was recognized as a Post-graduate Centre leading to Masters and Doctoral degrees. The Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai was established in 1965. These two colleges formed the nucleus of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University while it was established in 1971.

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