Counselling Code : 2776

Agricultural Engineering

About the Department

Duration :
4 years Full time, 8 Semesters
Intake :

The Department of Agricultural Engineering was established in RVS Technical Campus - Coimbatore in the year 2014, becoming the first institute in Tamil Nadu to offer four year degree programme in B.E Agricultural Engineering under Anna University. The Department has the state-of- the-art facilities for various laboratories and well-equipped class rooms and library facilities for hands on training to the students to keep the updated with the latest trends in Agricultural Engineering to meet the challenges in agricultural production globally.

Course Overview
  • Duration : 4 Years Full Time, 8 Semesters, Lateral Entry : 3 Years Full Time, 6 Semesters
  • Intake : 90
  • Entry Requirements : + 2 or Equivalent, as per Norms & guidelines of the Government of Tamil Nadu/Anna University and AICTE
I Year
  • Induction Programme
  • Professional English
  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Basic Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Problem Solving and Python Programming
  • Statistics and Numerical Methods
  • Principles and Practices of Crop Production
  • Heritage of Tamils
  • Communication laboratory/ Foreign language
  • NCC Credit Course Level 1#
II Year :
  • Principles of Soil Science and Engineering
  • Unit Operations in Agricultural Processing
  • Fluid Mechanics and Pumps
  • Theory of Machines
  • Surveying and Levelling
  • Tractors and Engine Systems
  • Hydrology and Water ResourcesEngineering
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Strength of Materials for AgriculturalEngineering
  • NCC Credit Course Level 2#
III Year :
  • Farm Equipment and Machinery
  • Post-Harvest Technology
  • Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • CAD for Agriculture Machinery
  • NCC Credit Course Level 3
IV Year :
  • Remote Sensing and GeographicalInformation System
  • Renewable Energy in AgriculturalEngineering
  • Project Work / Internship

Career Scope

Agricultural Engineering is an ever expanding field that offers bright career prospects to agricultural engineering graduates. Agriculture Engineers can built-up a career in any country around the world and in a variety of sectors. Their major task is to improve farming techniques and agricultural products and for that they combine engineering and biological science principles so that, farming is made easier, efficient and more profitable.

Lucrative careers prospects are available for qualified agricultural engineers in fields like:

  • Government and Public sector organizations
  • Farm equipment Design and Manufacturing Industries
  • Agribusiness firms/ Agro Industries
  • Renewable Energy sectors
  • Food processing and retail industry
  • Research organizations and laboratories
  • Banks and Financial corporations
  • Sales and Management
Admission open