Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Coimbatore is one of the constituent and famous colleges of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. This is the first college began in South India for giving farming building education. The first batch of students was conceded in July 1972. Master’s degree programmes in Agricultural Engineering were started during the year 1977 and Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering was begun in the year 1987, B.Tech (Food Process Engineering) was begun in the year 1998 and B.Tech. (Vitality and Environmental Engineering) was begun as first of its kind in the whole nation in 2004.
The departments of the colleges, which provide the following fields of educations-
• Food and Agricultural Process Engineering
• Bio Energy
• Agricultural Machinery Research Centre
• Post Harvest Technology Center
• Physical Sciences and Information Technology
To help the cultivating group in enhancing their levels of living, by creating and dispersing Agricultural Engineering innovations through quality exploration, instruction and preparing.
To provide the exploratory premise for upgrading and managing profitability in the cultivating part with cutting edge rural building advances, to enhances the food security, well-being and quality by quality education, research, data dispersal and modern contact.