Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is one of the premier Agricultural Universities in India with focus on imparting entrepreneurial skills, management qualities and business acumen to the graduates. The Agricultural Engineering College and Research institute at Coimbatore, a constituent college of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is offering the following courses:

  • B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)

B.Tech. (Food Process Engineering)


  • AICTE approved Food Process Engineering Programme
  • State of the art laboratories with trained faculty
  • Commercial and Industrial orientation
  • Practical training to students with Industrial Internship

B.Tech (Food Process Engineering) – A Gateway to career in Food Processing industries


  • Food Industry Consultant
  • Entrepreneur

Employment in industries

  • Fruit and vegetable processing industry
  • Spices and condiments industry
  • Bakery and confectionery industry
  • Beverage industry
  • Dairy industry
  • Sugar industry
  • Meat and poultry industries
  • Food processing equipment manufacturing industry

Research and Education

  • R & D in Government and Non Government organizations
  • High education in National and International Universities


  • Unit operation in Food Processing
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Crop Process Engineering
  • Fat and Oil Tchnology
  • Refridgeration and Air conditioning
  • Meat and poultry Technology
  • Food and Dairy Equipment Design
  • Food Packaging Technology
  • Storage and Preservation
  • Processing of Marine products
  • Horticultural Crop Process Engineering
  • HACCP Standards and Quality control

Placement Record

  • M/s. Cavinkare Private Limited
  • M/s. Dabur Food Limited
  • M/s. ITC Limited
  • M/s. Glaxo SmithKline Consumer Healthcare
  • M/s. Hatsun Agro Products Limited
  • M/s. Hindustan Unilever Limited

B.Tech. (Energy and Environmental Engineering)


Self Employment

  • Pollution control consultant
  • Energy Auditor
  • Entrepreneur

Employment in Industries

  • Carbon trading industry
  • Sago industry
  • Sugar industry
  • Paper and pulp industries
  • Dyeing and textile industries
  • Tanneries, and waste recycling industries
  • Solar and wind energy based industries
  • Biomass energy based industries
  • Common effluent treatment plant

Research and Education

  • R&D in Government and Non Government Organisations
  • High Education in National and International University


  • Energy Production Technology
  • Energy auditing and management
  • Air, Soil and Water pollution engineering
  • Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)
  • Power plant engineering
  • New and Renewable energy technologies
  • Industrial wastewater treatment
  • Municipal solid waste management
  • Cogeneration and waste heat recovery systems
  • Remote sensing and Geographical information system
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Environmental Acts
  • Public health engineering
  • Instrumentation and control
  •  Information technology

Placement Record

  • M/s. Asia Carbon Emission Management Private Limited
  • M/s. Auro Mira Energy Company Private Limited
  • M/s. Canter CO2e India Private Limited
  • M/s. Ernst & Young Private Limited
  • M/s. INTESCO Asia Limited
  • M/s. Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Limited
  • M/s. SS Renewable Cogen Private Limited


In addition to scholarships provided by the University and State Government, students and scholars can avail fellowships and research contingencies from the CSIR, ICAR, UGC, MNRE, Dhan Foundation, Jain Irrigation Company and other institutes

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