Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

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Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology


To impart teaching and training in Agricultural Extension with a view to produce professionals at various levels in central, state government, public sector undertakings and commercial agencies and corporate.
To undertake research in Agricultural Extension for promoting growth of knowledge in the discipline, contributing to the formulation of social policies and strengthening development administration.
To organize seminars, workshops, conferences, summer/winter schools etc. for the benefit of extension workers, development administrators and other clientele groups in the topical areas.

Courses Offered :

=> B.Sc. Agriculture
=> B.Sc. Horticulture
=> B.Sc.Forestry
=> B.Tech Agrl. Biotech
=> B.Tech Horticulture
=> B.Sc.Sericulture
=> B.Sc.Dairy Science
=> B.E. Agriculture
=> B.Sc. Home Science
=> M.Sc.(Agriculture) in Agricultural Extension
=> Ph.D in Agricultural Extension

Research Activities :

Research is strongly emphasized in this Department. Research is conducted by graduate students as well as faculties. The results of research are utilized as guidelines for extension professionals, development administrators, researchers and policy makers.

=> Extension Administration
=> Agricultural Extension Management
=> Communication
=> Extension systems
=> Group Dynamics
=> Leadership
=> Livelihood analysis
=> Human Resource Development
=> Organisation Development
=> Process Management
=> Research Methodology
=> Transfer of Technology
=> Distance Learning Programmes
=> Farm Journalism
=> Gender issues
=> ICT enabled extension

Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore - 641003
Tamil Nadu

Phone NO : + 91 422 6611236

e-mail: [email protected]


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