Applications invited for the post of Principal in the affiliated colleges of TNAU

Are you a retired professor from TNAU or any other state agricultural universities? Do you wish to showcase your administrative skills as a principal? Here is an opportunity for you! Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is searching for eligible candidates for the post of Principal in its affiliated colleges. Check this article and find TNAU's eligibility criteria, last date and the application procedure to apply for the post of principal.

About TNAU

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is one of the best Agricultural Universities in India well-known for higher education and research in Agriculture and its allied subjects. A lot of constituent and affiliated agriculture colleges are operating under this University in the state of Tamil Nadu. The university offers UG, PG, diploma and doctoral programmes in Agricultural Science and Agricultural Technology. Among all the State Agricultural Universities in India, TNAU holds the second rank as per the ranking of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

Nearly 28 affiliated colleges of TNAU are operating in the various districts of Tamil Nadu such as Vellore, Perambalur, Trichy, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Madurai, Theni, Erode, Dindigul, Tirunelveli, Cuddalore, etc. TNAU is located at Coimbatore and it offers courses in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biotechnology, Sericulture, Food Technology, Bioinformatics, Agricultural Engineering, Forestry and Home Science.

Recruitment Notification for the post of Principal in TNAU affiliated colleges

On February 3rd, 2020, the Registrar of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has released an official notification to fill the vacancy post of Principals in its affiliated colleges located in Tamil Nadu.

Who can apply

All the interested candidates who possess the following educational qualifications and experience can apply.

Educational Qualification: A PhD degree from any state agricultural universities recognized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR), New Delhi.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience and 3 years of administrative experience as on January 31, 2020.

Age: Up to 65 years ( Retirement age of appointed principal is 65 years and those who attain that age during their tenure shall retire from their position)

Note: Professors retired from TNAU and other state agricultural universities are also eligible to apply for the post of principals in the affiliated colleges of TNAU.

How to apply

The application form for the post of Principal can be downloaded from the official website of TNAU( The interested and eligible candidates must fill the application form in the prescribed format and must attach the valid proof for all claims. The duly filled application form must be sent by post to "The Registrar, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore" on or before February 21, 2020(21.02.2020) 5.00 p.m. On the envelope superscribe "Application for the position of PRINCIPAL, Affiliate colleges of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University."

Note: Application must be submitted before the last date. All the applications received after the prescribed time will be rejected.

Contact details

Address: Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Lawley Road, Coimbatore 641003
Phone: +91 422 6611200


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