Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, TNAU, Tiruchirapalli
The Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute was established in 1992 as a constituent educational institution of the prominent Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in the academic year of 1972 in Coimbatore. The college was shifted to Kumulur later on in the year 1992. The AECRI is a constituent College of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and approved by AICTE. The college offers undergraduate courses in agriculture field.
The AECRI campus is located at Pallapuram, city Tiruchirapalli, at a distance of 25 km from Trichy. The college campus has been extended in an area of 280 acres of experimental farm, updated with infrastructural facilities for academic.
The AECRI campus is facilitated with world class infrastructure and facilities for a comfortable and more productive student life. The facilities at AECRI campus are Laboratory Facilities, computer laboratory equipped with 60 P-IV nodes on LAN system with free internet access through 512 Kbps broadband facility, hostels, well stocked library, fully furnished classrooms/ lecture halls with LCD projectors & multimedia facilities, student’s canteen facility.
The AECRI offers UG courses. Some of most preferred courses offered by AECRI are as follows:
- Agricultural Engineering
- Agriculture Sciences
- Farm Machinery and Bio-Energy
- Soil and Water Conservation & Agricultural Structures
The college works to provide guidance and assistance to the students for getting suitable employment in industry and institutions of their choice. The student from AECRI is employed by industry, universities, consulting firms and governments for research, education and manufacturing in all areas of agricultural engineering.