The Horticultural College and Research Institute (HC&RI), one of the constituent colleges of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, is located at Periyakulam, on the Theni - Dindigul high way in Tamil Nadu State (NH). This Institute provides both teaching and research opportunities of high order in an exceptionally pleasant environment.
The College Campus encompasses over 100 hectares of farm lands to cater to the needs of teaching, research, training, seed production and plant propagation activities. This is the only full-fledged Institute providing horticulture education in Southern Peninsular India.
Separate hostel facilities for boys and girls in the campus provide comfortable stay. Accommodation services provided to the students by this college is as like a home away from home. Total number of students residing in boys hostel is 144, and that of Ladies Hostel is 207. The rooms are well furnished, with three and four occupancies. Hostels are located within the campus for better utilization of library, ground and other campus facilities. The hostel shall be under the control of the Chief Warden(Dean). Hostel administration shall be under the control of Warden and Deputy Wardens (Boys / Girls) for each hostel will take care of their respective hostels.