Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute
Coimbatore - 641 003, Tamil Nadu, India
Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Coimbatore is one of the constituent colleges of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. This is the first college started in South India for providing agricultural engineering education. The first batch of students was admitted in July 1972. Masters degree programmes in Agricultural Engineering were started during the year 1977 and Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering was started in the year 1987. The departments of the college are
help the farming community in improving their levels of living, by developing
and disseminating Agricultural Engineering technologies through quality
research, education and training.
provide scientific basis for enhancing and sustaining productivity in the
farming sector with modern agricultural engineering technologies, to improve
food security, safety and quality by quality education, research, information
dissemination and industrial liaison.
The campus is situated in Coimbatore, South India. The city enjoys
lovable weather throughout the year except in April. The average maximum and
minimum temperatures are 17-23°C
in winter and 29-35°C
during summer. The city is well connected by air and rail with all major
cities of India.
college offers four-year degree programme in B.Tech. (Food Process
Engineering) and Masters and Doctoral programmes in the field of Agricultural
Processing, Farm Power and Machinery, Bio Energy and Soil and Water
Conservation Engineering. These courses are offered with well-balanced
curriculum under erudite and interactive faculty with multi-disciplinary
approach. The college provides state of art laboratory and library facilities
for hands on training to the students to keep them abreast with the latest
trends in technical development.
college was accredited by Accreditation Board of Indian Council of
Agricultural Research (ICAR), the supreme body of Ministry of Agriculture,
Government of India.
surpass the needs in our campus with classrooms equipped with modern
facilitating aids for learning, labs, fabrication shops and seminar halls. Our
strength depends on the research and laboratory facilities of the college. The
multidisciplinary approach in fine-tuning the student clients make them to
achieve their career goals in all dimensions of their life.
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