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ICAR AIEEA 2018 exam dates announced (re-exam)


ICAR AIEEA All India Entrance Exam 2018 for UG, PG PhD & JRF/SRF (PGS) Admissions

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Exam Dates – The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has announced the re-exam schedule for the ALL India Entrance Examination for Admission to UG, PG and PH.D Course for the academic session 2018-19. Only those candidates who have already registered for the AIEEA 2018 exam held in the month of June are eligible to participate in the re-exam

ICAR's 23rd All India Examinations (AIEEA) for Admission to Undergraduate & Postgraduate Degree Programmes and AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS)-2018 for admission to Doctoral Degree Programmes in Agriculture and Allied Sciences will now be held again on offline mode (oMR Based) on 18th and 19th August 2018.


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ICAR AIEEA 2018 Details

  • The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi conducts All India Entrance Exams for admission to Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral Degree Programs in Agriculture and Allied Sciences for filling 15% seats in Bachelor and 25% seats each in Master (100% seats in ICAR-DUs)
  • Through AIEEA-PG, 475 ICAR PG Scholarships and through AICE-JRF/SRF/(PGS), 202 fellowships are also awarded. Those candidates who do not get ICAR PG Scholarship are awarded NTS (PGS) provided they take admission outside their state of domicile


New Exam Dates for ICAR AIEEA 2018

  • For UG Programs: 19th August 2018 (10.00 am - 12.30 pm
  • For PG Admission & award of ICAR-PG Scholarship/NTS (PGS): 18th August 2018 (10.00 am - 12.30 pm.)
  • For PhD award of JRF/SRF (PGS): 18th August 2018 (10.00 am - 01.00 pm, 3.00 hrs.)


Courses Offered

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture
  • BFSc
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture
  • B.Tech Agricultural Engineering
  • B.Tech Dairy Technology
  • B.Tech Food Technology
  • B.Tech Bio Technology


Eligibility Criteria ICAR AIEEA 2018

Age Limit

  • For AIEEA-UG-2018: Not less than 16 years as on 31st August 2018
  • For AIEEA-PG-2018: Not less than 19 years as on 31st August 2018
  • For AICE-SRF (PGS)-2018 (for PhD): Not less than 20 years as on the date of exam, i.e. 11th June 2018


Qualifying Examination

For AIEEA-UG-2018 (Other than Veterinary Sciences):

  • Candidates must have obtained not less than 50% marks in aggregate in 10+2 examination or equivalent with PCM/PCB/PCMB/PCF subject combinations/Inter Agriculture for admission under General, UPS (Under Privileged State) and OBC (Non-creamy layer) categories or 40% marks in aggregate for admission under SC, ST and PC categories. However, candidates with PCF combination are eligible for admission to B.Sc. (Horti.) only

For details, refer Information Bulletin (AIEEA-UG-2018) on ICAR website www.icar.org.in

For AIEEA-PG-2018:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Veterinary, Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science (renamed as Community Science), Sericulture, Dairy Technology, Forestry, Agri. Marketing and Cooperation, Food Science, Biotechnology, etc., under 10+2+4 or 10+2+5 (B.V.Sc. &A.H.) or 10+6 (B.Sc. Ag.) years degree programmes (Few seats are available for candidates having Bachelor degree with 10+2+3 (basic sciences) at two ICAR-DUs i.e. IARI & NDRI only), with required OGPA of at least 6.60/10, 3.25/5, 2.60/4 for General, OBC (NCL) and UPS categories whereas for SC/ST/PC categories, the said requirement is 5.60/10, 2.75/5, 2.20/4, respectively
  • In other cases, where grade points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the candidate must have secured at least 60% marks for General, OBC (NCL) and UPS categories; whereas for SC/ST/PC, the requirement is 50% marks (equivalence between OGPA and % marks will not be acceptable)
  • The in-service candidates seeking admission in ICAR-DUs, should see the respective DU’s website



  • The candidates must have passed Master’s Degree programme in the concerned discipline securing Overall Grade Point Average of at least 6.50/10.00 scale, 3.25/5.00 scale, 2.60/4.00 scale for General, OBC (NCL) and UPS Categories and 5.50/10.00, 2.75/5.00, 2.20/4.00 scale for SC/ST/PC categories, respectively
  • In other cases, where grade points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the candidate must have secured at least 60% marks for General, OBC (NCL) and UPS Category
  • For SC/ST/PC candidates, the minimum percentage of marks will be 50%. The equivalence between OGPA and percent marks will not be acceptable. Candidates must complete the post-graduate degree in all respects and produce the degree-completion certificate from the Registrar to this effect on the date of counseling, failing which they will not be considered for admission and the award of fellowship
  • The fellowship would be granted only when the candidate seeks admission through counseling conducted by ICAR and pursues PhD degree in an accredited Agriculture University except an ICAR-DU where 100% seats will be filled up through its own separate national level exam

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Seat & Reservation

  • For the academic session 2018-19, ICAR 23rd AIEEA UG and ICAR 23rd AIEEA PG will be conducted to admit candidates in 100% seats available at ICAR deemed-to-be-Universities
  • State Agricultural Universities also provides admission through ICAR 2018 AIEEA UG and PG entrance exam. It offers 15% seats for UG degree courses and 25% seats for PG degree courses
  • Reservation Criteria is as following:
    • SC - 15% seats
    • ST - 7.5% seats
    • PC - 3% seats
    • UPS - 2% seats
    • OBC - Reservation in Central Educational Institutions/ Universities will be as per govt. of India rule


ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Exam Duration: 2½ hours
  • Language of the Question Paper: Bilingual i.e. English and Hindi
  • Subjects in Question Paper: There shall be a single question paper booklet comprising of five subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Agriculture. Out of five subjects in the question booklet, the candidate has to attempt/opt/choose only three subjects
  • Number of Questions: The question paper will have 60 multiple choice questions for each subject, each with four options. Examinees have to attempt only 180 questions as per subject combination selected


Marking Scheme AIEEA UG 2018

  • For correctly answered question four marks will be awarded. You can get maximum 720 marks in the paper. For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted. If a question is not attempted and left blank no marks will be awarded or deducted in that case
  • It is advised to the candidates to not to attempt such questions in the OMR answer sheet, for which they are not sure of the correct answer. If more than one answer is indicated against a question, such response will be deemed as incorrect answer and will invite negative marking


Application Procedure AIEEA 2018

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research issues online forms. The application for AIEEA 2018 will be available on the official site of ICRA at www.icar.org.in
  • Applicants will be required to fill in all the details in the online application. Also, he/she may need to upload a recent passport size coloured photograph, thumb impression (left for male/ right for female) and /or signature. Applicants can pay the application fee by the means of Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking.

Application Fee

  • AIEEA-UG-2018: Rs.500/- for General, OBC & UPS Categories & Rs.250/- for SC/ST & PC Categories
  • AIEEA-PG-2018: Rs.600/- for General, OBC & UPS Categories & Rs.300/- for SC/ST & PC Categories
  • AICE-JRF /SRF (PGS): Rs.1200/- for General, OBC & UPS Categories & Rs.600/- for SC/ST & PC Categories

In addition, Bank charges plus service tax, as applicable, shall also be charged; to get the details, please see the respective information bulletins on ICAR website www.icar.org.in

Admit Card

  • The admit card of AIEEA UG will be released online, on the official website. The candidates must carry it to the exam hall as a print copy. It is important to ensure that the copy of the admit card should be self-attested by the candidate. The attestation includes affixing a Photograph, writing Signature, and inserting Thumb Impression in the appropriate space
  • If candidates will face any difficulty in download the Admit Card, then they may contact the Nodal Officer of the respective Examination City Center
  • To get the details regarding Information Bulletin with Application form and On-Line Application, visit ICAR website www.icar.org.in


ICAR, New Delhi

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, Controller of Examinations (Agril. Education), Room, No.: 216, ICAR, KrishAnusandhanBhanvan-II, Pusa, New Delhi, Website www.icar.org.in


Also See :

ICAR AIEEA UG 2019 - ICAR All India Entrance Examination for Admission

ICAR AIEEA PG 2019 - All India Entrance Exam for Admission

ICAR AICE JRF/SRF (PGS) 2019, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application, Pattern