Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is a leading agrotechnology provider of India and its graduates are recognized throughout the world. The University is offering Ten Under Graduate degree programmes in Science and Technology are being offered in 14 constituent colleges and 27 affiliated (private) colleges located throughout Tamil Nadu, Forty Postgraduate Degree Programs and Twenty Six Doctoral Programs in 14 Colleges distributed in 11 campuses all over Tamil Nadu. TNAU has 36 Research Centers for Agrotechnology development and 14 Farm Science Centers for outreach.
The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)-2019 of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), GOI ranked TNAU as the second among the State Agricultural Universities in India. Moreover TNAU figured 68th and 44th place in ‘Overall’ and ‘Universities’categories, respectively and Ranked 105th in QS-BRICS.
The Directorate of Agribusiness Development (DABD) was established in 2007 with the major mandate of supporting startup companies in agriculture and also commercializing the technologies developed by the University. The DABD strives to serve as a one stop solution to all the business needs of agribusiness firms and entrepreneurs who arinterested in agriculture and allied activities. It is also implementing Venture Capital Scheme (within TNAU), Institutional Development Plan, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 and Executive Development Programmes which promote Skill development, Employability, Entrepreneurship and Rural development.
TBI was established and registered in 2011 (Sec 10 of TN Act, 27 of 1975) under registrar of societies, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu in the name of “Agribusiness Incubation Society” (ABIS) is funded by DST-NSTEDB & hosted by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University”