The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) established during 1971 has functions in Teaching, Research and Extension Education of Agriculture.The University has gained popularity in view of its quality research and education besides Transfer of Technology (TOT) programmes. The Agricultural College established during 1906 celebrated its Centenary year during 2005.

        In commemoration of the Centenary year of the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore, the teaching, research and extension functions of TNAU  has been enlarged with additional function of Open and Distance Learning which is first of its kind in India among State Agricultural Universities.

        This Directorate concentrates its effort on Distance Education in addition to non-formal and continuing education. The Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, one of the constituent units of the TNAU was started during April, 2005 by renaming the Directorate of Publications. This Directorate has started offering certificate courses, PG Diploma, PG Degree courses, Diploma and Bachelor of Farm Science/ Master of Farm Technology courses through Distance Learning Mode and online mode for those aspiring for self employment opportunities.    

   --> The last date for submission of application and fees payment for the Reappearance            Examination is on or before 28.08.2019

  --> The last date for submission of application to One year Diploma in Agri. Inputs is          extended to 31.08.2019

   --> The last date for submission of application to PG Diploma programme is                        extended to 30.09.2019

   --> No admission for MBA, MBA(Rural Banking and Finance Management), 
          M.Sc. (Environmental Management) and M.Sc.(Sugarcane Technology) 


 Application Submitted to UGC-DEB  for Recognition of ODL Programmes


      1. Post Graduate Courses (Proposal Submitted for UGC - DEB Recognition)

          (Read Prospectus in Application download page)

            Revaluation / Re-totalling Form

          Provisional Certificate Application

          Application Form for Reappearance Examination

      2. Post Graduate Diploma Courses  

            (Read Prospectus in Application download page)

      3. Farm Science Courses (Proposal Submitted for UGC - DEB Recognition)

      4.  Diploma in Agri. Inputs

      5.  Certificate Courses


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