ICAR All India Entrance Exam 2018 for UG and PG Admissions
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has invited applications for ICAR AIEEA-UG 2016 and ICAR AIEEA-PG 2018 for the academic session 2018.
ICAR AIEEA-UG-2018 and ICAR AIEEA-PG 2018 on 100% Seats at ICAR-Deemed-to-be Universities (Bachelor Degree at NDRI Karnal only while Master Degrees at IARI, IVRI, NDRI and CIFE), and on 15% seats for Bachelor Degrees and 25% seats for Master Degrees at State Agricultural Universities; Central Agricultural University, Imphal; Central Universities with Agricultural Faculty (B.H.U., Viswa Bharati, Nagaland University and A.M.U (for PG only) and the SHIATS, Allahabad for the academic Session 2018.
Eligibility Criteria for ICAR AIEEA UG PG Programs
AIEEA-UG-2018: Between 17 to 23 years for General Category applicants as on 31st August 2018. (Must have been born between 01-09-1993 to 01-09-1999); the upper age limit for applicants belonging to SC/ST/PC (Physically Challenged) Categories would be relaxable by 5 years.
AIEEA-PG-2018: Not less than 19 years as on 31st August, 2018. (Must not have been born after 01-09-1998).
AICE- SRF (PGS)-2018: Between 21 to 30 years for General Category applicants as on 12th April, 2018, the date of examination.
The upper age limit for applicants belonging to SC/ST/Women/PC/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer as per the Central List of OBC) Categories shall be relaxable by 5 years. For in-service applicants, the maximum age limit shall be 45 years in all cases as per the extant norms and guidelines.
AIEEA-UG-2018 (Other than Veterinary Sciences): Must have passed and obtained not less than 50% marks in aggregate for admission under General, UPS (Underprivileged State) and OBC Categories or 40% Marks in aggregate for admission under SC, ST and PC categories in 10+2 examination or equivalent / Inter (Agriculture) with PCM/ PCB/ PCMB/ PCA/ PCH subject combinations.
AIEEA-PG-2018: Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Veterinary, Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Sericulture, Dairy Technology, Forestry, Agri, Marketing and Cooperation, Food Science, Biotechnology, Basic and allied Sciences, etc. under 10+2+5 or 10+2+4 or 10+6 Years Degree Programs.
In other cases, where grade-points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the applicant must have secured at least 60% marks for General, OBC and UPS categories whereas for SC/ST/PC, the requirements is 50% marks (Equivalence between OGPA and % marks will not be acceptable.
SRF (PGS)-2018: The applicants must have passed Master’s Degree Program in the concerned discipline, securing OGPA of at least 6.50/10.00 scale, 2.60/4.00 scale for General, OBC Categories, and 5.50/10.00, 2.75/5.00, 2.20/4.00 Scale for SC/ST/PC applicants respectively.
For SC/ST/PC applicants, the minimum percentage of marks will be 50%.
Cost of Information Bulletin with Application Form
AIEEA-UG-2018: Rs.500/- for General, OBC and UPS Categories and Rs.250/- for SC, ST and PC Categories.
AIEEA-PG-2018: Rs.600/- for General, OBC and UPS Categories and Rs.300/- for SC, ST and PC Categories.
SRF (PGS)-2018: The Information Bulletin along with Application Form and other details will be available on ICAR website www.icar.org.in and Apply online. Fee of Rs.1200/- for General OBC and Rs.600/- for SC/ST and PC Categories shall have to be deposited while submitting the application Online.
In addition, Rs.25/- per Bulletin would be charged in case of UG and PG as handling charges plus Service Tax, as applicable, in case of purchase against cash (from the Registrars of Ag. Univs specified branches of Syndicate Bank at specified places as given on ICAR website).
The procedure for online application has been described in the Information Bulletins. For SRF (PGS), the applications will be submitted ONLINE only. Applications for AIEEA-UG and PG can be submitted both online and offline.
For submitting application online, a provision has been kept to deposit the application fee either through.
(i) Bank Challan of Syndicate Bank or (ii) Credit/Debit Card using Payment Gateway of Syndicate Bank or
Last date for the receipt of Applications in the office of “Controller of Examinations (Education), Room No. 216, ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-ll, Pusa, New Delhi- 110012″ for UG, PG and SRF (PGS) examinations.
The dates for conducting these exams online for the academic session 2018-19 have been fixed with approval of Competent Authority in the Council as under:
Availability of Application Forms: March 2018
Last Date to Apply: March 2018
Download the Admit Card: April 2018
Date of Exam:
For UG Programs: May 12th 2018 (10.00 am – 12.30 pm, 2.30 hrs.)
For PG Admission & award of ICAR-PG Scholarship/NTS (PGS): May 13th 2018 (10.00 am – 12.30 pm, 2.30 hrs.)
For PhD award of JRF/SRF (PGS): May 13th 2018 (10.00 am – 01.00 pm, 3.00 hrs.)