B. Tech (Horticulture)

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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 Horticultural College and Research Institute at Coimbatore is a constituent college of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. It is the pioneering university to introduce a unique and technology driven course on B.Tech (Horticulture) for the first time in the country at Horticultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore.


    To reorient Technical Education which shall be relevant to the real world-of-work, attractive to the students, responsive to the industry and connected to the community at large.

Key features of B.Tech (Horticulture)

  • Blend of horticultural science (20%),technology exploitation (40%) & management of personnel, finance & produce (40%)
  •  Highly qualified & experienced teaching staff from Horticulture & other disciplines of TNAU
  • More of off campus field/industrial classes
  • Tour, visits & interaction with entepreneurs
  • Industrial tie – up, project work & horticultural Industrial training
  • Credit based syllabus with the fusion of horticultural technology & management distributed over 8 semesters in four years
  • Experiential learning
  • Dual Degree Programs with Cornell University, USA and Nova Scotia Agricultural College,Canada

Infrastructural Facilities

  • Modernized lecture halls with LCD projection
  • Centralized Library & access to online digital libraries & international journals
  • Well equipped Computer lab, micro-analytical lab, e-learning lab & tissue culture lab
  • Wi-Fi connectivity to hostel rooms and infolabs
  • Online examination using laptop
  • In campus banking facilities with ATMs
  • Excellent sports complex with indoor gymnasium, basket ball court, swimming pool etc.

Take off

    On successful completion of the course, the students are expected to make a successful career in Horticulture sector. 

Career opportunities

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  • Consultant in Horticulture / Landscaping / Floriculture / Horticulture therapy Pharma crop / Green house / Fountains / Water garden Designer
  • Cut flower exporter
  • Environmental Horticulture Specialist
  • Plant clinics & Agro inputs distributor
  • Entrepreneur in dry flower production and Export ,Fruits and vegetables  processing ,seed production, commercial nursery
  • Supply chain manager

Placement Record

  • Entrepreneur (15%) -Landscape Horticulturist, Kuwait, Singapore, Organic consultant, Germany,etc.
  • Higher studies viz,. M.Sc., MBA, MS, ML (Arch) (40%) – Texas University,US,Edinburgh University,UK, University of Western Australia, 
  • Bharathiyar University, Amrita University, Symbiosis, Pune, IIM, Lucknow IIM, Bangalore,etc.
  • Horticultural industry (20%) – CCL, CGP consultants,ZTC Landscaping,Terra Fiama,Claustra landscaping,Bangalore,etc.
  • Banking (10%) - SBI, IDBI, PNB, BOI, IOB, Syndicate Bank,etc,
  • Marketing (15%)- Deco Flora,Coimbatore, Elkhill Associates, Ooty,etc.

Admission Procedure

  • Tamil Nadu candidates qualifying +2 examinations
  • Agri-Business Consortium of  TNAU
  • International students through their respective embassies
  • NRIs (Non Resident Indians) can sponsor candidates


For Further details contact

Dean (Horticulture)

Horticultural College & Research Institute

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore – 641003.

E.mail :      


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