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The advancement of the agriculture sector relies significantly on agricultural institutions, among which agricultural colleges play a pivotal role. Palar Agricultural College (PAC) stands as a prominent institution in Tamil Nadu, affiliated with the esteemed Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU). Established in 2017 by the R.S. Educational and Charitable Trust, PAC has garnered recognition as a leading educational institution within Tamil Nadu's agricultural domain. Situated in the village of Kothamarikuppam, Vellore district nestled in the southernmost region of the Eastern Ghats, PAC provides a conducive residential environment to foster social interactions and academic camaraderie. Positioned proximally to the Palar River, PAC enjoys a convenient geographical location, being situated merely 15 kilometers from Ambur, 45 kilometers from Vellore, and 180 kilometers from Chennai. The Palar Agricultural College offers a comprehensive undergraduate education program specializing in agriculture (B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture) and allied sciences. Equipped with dedicated study rooms, a well-stocked library, and other necessary study resources, the college ensures a conducive learning environment for its students. Furthermore, it provides valuable hands-on field experience to enhance the skills and knowledge required to build students for future ready. PAC College actively engages in a diverse range of research and extension activities as well.

The college boasts a team of highly experienced staff members across various disciplines including Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Entomology, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Microbiology, Agricultural Rural Management, Animal Husbandry, Crop Physiology, Environmental Sciences, Food Science and Technology, Forestry, Biochemistry, Horticulture, Nematology, Nanotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Pathology, Seed Science and Technology, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Sericulture, Statistics, Mathematics, Physical education, English and Tamil.