ICAR Entrance Exam

ICAR Entrance Exam 2015 |

Indian Council of Agriculture Research 

Last Date to Apply

February 23, 2015
From Remote locations
 February 27, 2015

About ICAR 2015

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) conducts all ICAR Exam which is an india entrance exam for Bachelor degree programmes in agriculture and allied subjects  (other than Veterinary Science) in Agricultural Universities.


  • This is the 20th All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA UG-2015) to 15% seats Agriculture Universities in Bachelor Degree programmes and 100% seats in ICAR Deemed to be Universities in the or academic session 2015-2016. ICAR Deemed to be Universities are
    • NDRI Karnal Haryana
    • IVRI-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
    • IARI- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
    • CIFE-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai Maharashtra
    • SHIATS Allahabad- Formerly Allhabad Agriculture Institute)
  • Online Registration opens for ICAR Exam 2015 has opened on February 1, 2015 and close on February 23, 2015.
  • ICAR’s 20th AIEEA-UG-2015 examination for the academic session 2015-16 will be conducted at 47 examination city centres spread all over the country.
  • ICAR Score for admission into various undergraduate & post graduate courses will be accepted by:
    • 59 State Agricultural, Veterinary, Horticulture and Fishery universities. (See the list)
    • 1 Central Agriculture University, Imphal
    • 5 ICAR Deemed Universities (given above)
    • 4 Central University having agriculture faculty ( BHU, AMU (for PG only), Vishwa Bharti & Nagaland University)

The Courses eligible for admission

  • ICAR 2015 Entrance Exam gives Admissions to11 Bachelor degree programmes of four years duration in the subjects and are categorized into two Streams viz.
  • Stream-A: Agriculture/Biology
    • Agriculture
    • Horticulture
    • Fisheries
    • Forestry
    • Home Sciences
    • Sericulture
    • Bio- Technology
  • Stream-B: Mathematics
    • Agriculture Engineering
    • Dairy Technology
    • Food Sciences
    • Agriculture Marketing and Co-operation
  • The candidate has a right to exercise option only for one Stream at the time of submitting the application. The option once exercised cannot be changed.

Practice Papers, Solved Previous year papers for ICAR 2014:

1) Solved Papers for B.Sc. Agriculture Entrance Exam 2014 Conducted by Various Indian Universities

2) Handbook Of Agriculture: Facts And Figures For Farmers, Students And All Interested In Farming 1st Edition - Author: ICRA

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Who can apply – The eligibility criteria

ICAR 2015 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian National.
  • Age: 17 years of age but not more than 23 years as on August 31, 2015. (The student must be born between September 1, 1992 to September 1, 1998)
    • Age Relaxation: No relaxation of age will be allowed to the candidates except for SC/ST/PC categories where upper age limit would be relaxable by 5 years.
  • Academic Qualification
    • Candidate applying to Stream A- Candidate must have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education or any other examination within scope and standard found to be equivalent to the Senior Secondary Examination of an Indian Board/ University after a period of 12 years of study with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Agriculture/Home Science
    • Candidate applying toStream B- The should have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent necessarily with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
    • Student appearing in class 12 or equivalent can also apply.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks: 50% marks in aggregate for General, OBC and UPS categories and 40% marks in aggregate for SC, ST and PC categories.
  • Universities situated in Non Hindi Speaking States: For admission into such universities student must have passed English as the core subject in Class 12.
  • Students who had Intermediate with Agriculture but without Physics & Chemistry - These students can take admission into State Agriculture Universities (SAU) in Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh.

Subjects Required for appearing in ICAR Exam 2015

Stream Requirement of Subjects in
Class 12
Subjects required for Entrance Exam
Stream A (Agriculture/Biology)
Agriculture PCB/PCMB/PCA/Inter (Agriculture) with PC/Inter Agri PCB/PCA
Horticulture PCB/PCMB/PCA/ Inter (Agriculture) with PC PCB/PCA
Fisheries PCB/PCMB/PCA/ Inter (Agriculture) with PC PCB/PCA
Home Science PCB/PCMB/PCA/PCH/Inter (Agriculture) with PC PCB/PCA
Sericulture PCB/PCMB/PCA/ Inter (Agriculture) with PC PCB/PCA
Boi Technology PCB/PCMB/PCA//Inter (Agriculture) with PC PCB/PCA
Stream B - Mathematics
Agricultural Engineering PCM/PCMB PCM
Dairy Technology PCM/PCMB PCM
Food Science PCM/PCMB PCM
Agricultural Marketing & Co-operation PCM/PCMB PCM


  • Candidate from Stream A can opt for admission into Food Science, Agricultural Marketing & Co-operation.
  • Candidate from Stream B can opt for admission into Forestry or Biotechnology in few universities.

Application process and mode of submission

ICAR 2015 Application Process

Application will be allowed either on ICAR OMR application form or through an online process.

Offline OMR application

  • Application, filled-in correctly in neat own handwriting of the candidate and complete in all respects, Acknowledgement card, duly affixed with postal stamp of an appropriate amount, should be submitted through Registered/Speed Post only so as to reach the given address ;

Controller of Examinations (Education),

Room No. 216,
Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-11,
Pusa, New Delhi 110 012,

i.e. February 23, 2015.

The last date for receipt of Application from the candidates residing in remote areas such as Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh,Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, J&K, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi, Sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep is February 27, 2015.

ICAR Online application

  • The candidate has to visit the official website and click the option of filling online application AIEEA UG-2015.
  • The candidate can download prospectus and then fill his/her form online.
  • Candidate can either opt for making fee payment through Bank Challan of Syndicate Bank or through Credit / Debit card using Payment Gateway of Syndicate Bank/NEFT.

ICAR 2015 Application Form

ICAR Admit Card

In case of any problem related to admit card the candidates are advised to contact The Nodal Oficer of the respective Examination City Centre, two days before the scheduled Examination Date.

ICAR Admit Card & Roll Number


ICAR 2015 Application Fees

  • Rs. 500 for General, OBC and UPS categories
  • Rs. 250 for SC, ST and PC categories

Selection process

ICAR 2015 Selection Process

  • ICAR Exam 2015 Merit List:  The candidate is allowed to take admission to a specific programme at an Agricultural University as per his/her choice and availability of seat at that merit-rank through a process of counseling
  • Candidate will be recommended for admission in the subject/degree programme of choice in the Agricultural Universities on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and availability of seats at his/her merit-rank during counselling.
  • ICAR AIEEA UG Result 2015 is expected to be declared after 3rd Week of May.

Exam pattern

ICAR 2015 Exam Pattern

  • The Exam will be conducted in any one of the two subjects, Stream A comprising Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture/ Biology & Stream B comprising Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.
  • Physics & Chemistry Exam will be common for both the streams.


    • There will be questions on Biology as well as Agriculture subject, out of
      which the candidate has to choose only one subject, either Biology or Agriculture.


    • There will be questions on Mathematics subject.
  • Question paper for the examination shall be bilingual, i.e., in ENGLISH and HINDI.
  • It will have 180 multiple choice objective type questions i.e.
Subject Questions
Physics 60 questions
Chemistry 60 questions
Agriculture/Biology/Mathematics 60 Questions
  • Questions will have four options each. The students have to answer the question with black/blue ball point pen.
  • Each correctly answered question will earn four marks. 
  • There is a negative marking of one mark for each incorrect answer.

Other important details

National Talent Scholarships (NTS) are awarded based on the AIEEA-UG examination to all those candidates who take admission outside their state of domicile.

Nomination for Admission: For admission to any Bachelor degree programme mentioned above,  there is no provision for direct nomination, so the person has to qualify this examination.

ICAR Colleges for UG & PG courses with number of Seats

Other Agriculture Entrance Exams

BHU B.Sc Agriculture Entrance Exam

GB Pant Agriculture Exam

Address ICAR 2015

 Examination Cell, Education Division, ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi–110012

Contact ICAR 2015

Phone:  011- 25843392 between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mobile: 07726068541

Exam Date

April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
10 am to 12.30 pm

Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper Based

Conducted by

Indian Agriculture Research Institute
It is a deemed university.