TNAU PhD Admission 2023

TNAU PhD Admission 2023

TNAU PhD admission 2023 is ongoing based on ICAR AICE 2023. The last date to apply for the same is August 31, 2023. Interested candidates may apply through

PhD at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is full-time program offered for a duration of 3-5 years. The program is offered under 5 departments in 29 specialisations such as Agricultural Economics, Plant Nematology, Nano Science and Technology, Floriculture, Forestry, Food Science etc. Ph.D courses are available at Coimbatore campus only. Minimum requirement to apply for a Ph.D. program is a masters degree in a relevant subject. Admissions to the PhD program are based on an entrance examination conducted by the university.

TNAU Ph.D. Important Dates 2023

Event Dates
Applications Start Date April 19, 2023
Last date to apply May 15, 2023
Notification for the Entrance test May 19, 2023
Entrance Exam Date May 28, 2023
Notification of selection list June 04, 2023
Admission and payment of fee July 31, 2023
Registration of First semester August 01, 2023
Last date to apply for PhD Admission based on ICAR AICE August 31, 2023

TNAU Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have a Master’s degree in a relevant field.

TNAU Ph.D. Admission Guidelines

TNAU offers admission to Ph.D courses on entrance-basis.

Steps to apply for entrance are:

  • Visit the official website
  • Find the application form after the official announcement.
  • Register yourself at first and then login using the same credentials.
  • Select the desired programme.
  • Upload the documents carefully.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Finally click “Submit”.
  • Print out of application form can be taken for future reference.

Documents Required:

  • Degree Certificates of both Bachelor’s and Masters Programme.
  • Migration certificate or Transfer Certificate.
  • Community Certificate (if applicable).
  • Code of conduct certificate from the last institution studied.

Application Fees Details:

  1. For General Category students application fee is INR 1000.
  2. For SC/ST students, the application fee is INR 500.
  3. Fees can be paid in online mode.

TNAU PhD Entrance Exam Pattern 

TNAU Ph.D. entrance exam pattern is as follows:

Agriculture 15 Marks
General Aptitude 10 Marks
Related field (where admission is desired) 70 Marks

TNAU Ph.D Course Details

Ph.D programmes may be completed in 4-8 years varying upon the desired course.


  • Agricultural Economics
  • Entomology
  • Agricultural Extension and Communication
  • Microbiology
  • Agronomy
  • Plant Physiology
  • Genetics & Plant Breeding
  • Nematology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science
  • Agri. Business Management
  • Sericulture
  • Agrometeorology
  • Nano Science & Technology
  • Fruit Science
  • Vegetable Science
  • Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
  • Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
  • Farm Machinery and Power Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Processing and Food Engineering
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Food Process Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry
  • Food Science and Nutrition

TNAU Ph.D. Placement

Placements at the university are too good. But Ph.D being a theoretical course not many placements are offered as students opt for government jobs or professionalism.

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