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ICAR 2018 Entrance Exam - Complete Details

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About ICAR 2018 AIEEA

ICAR 2018 re-exam has been conducted successfully. ICAR AIEEA was conducted on 18 and 19 August 2018. ICAR result 2018 should be announced soon. Only the registered applicants were allowed to appear for re-examination. ICAR 2018 was conducted in offline mode in 56 cities across India. Aspirants securing the ICAR cut off will be considered qualified. General category aspirants need to secure minimum of 50% in UG program. ICAR result date is expected to be announced in the third week of August 2018. ICAR 2018 counselling will be done on the basis of rank obtained. ICAR AIEEA is the basis for admission to 1799 UG seats across 11 programmes and 471 PG seats offered in 97 subjects. Read the article ICAR 2018 for dates, result, counselling, eligibility, seats and fees here.

The entrance test will contain 180 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics/ Agriculture. ICAR AIEEA 2018 is of 720 marks. 

About ICAR: It is a council which conducts All Indian Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA) for admission in Agricultural colleges for UG & PG courses in India. It is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.

  • AIEEA UG: This is the 23rd All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA 2018) for admission to 15% seats in Agriculture Universities (AU)  in Bachelor Degree programmes and 100% seats in NDRI Karnal, RLB CAU Jhansi and DR.RP CAU PUSA
  • AIEEA PG: The exam is for filling 25% seats in Agricultural Universities and 100% in ICAR Deemed to be Universities in the academic session 2018. 

ICAR Re-Exam

ICAR exam was cancelled and was reconducted. (Read news: ICAR Exam Cancelled). After the hearing on 11 July 2018, Madras High Court ordered ICAR to re-conduct the entrance test. Following that on 12 July 2018, ICAR released a notification informing the re-conduct of ICAR AIEEA exam.

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ICAR 2018 Exam Date

 

Events

Dates

ICAR Application Begins

18 May 2018

ICAR Application Ends 

Extended to 3 June 2018

ICAR Admit Card

6 August 2018

ICAR 2018 Exam Date (Offline Mode)

18 and 19 August  2018

Declaration of ICAR Result

August 2018


ICAR AIEEA Participating Colleges/ Universities


In India, there are a total of 75 Agriculture Universities (AU). ICAR score for admission into various undergraduate & postgraduate courses will be accepted by 51 Agriculture universities. 

Total Number of Agriculture Universities in India

  • 64 State Agricultural, Veterinary, Horticulture and Fishery universities. (Colleges accepting ICAR Score
  • 3 Central Agriculture Universities - CAU Imphal, DR.RPCAU Pusa and RLBCAU, Jhansi
  • 5 ICAR Deemed Universities 
  • 4 Central University having agriculture faculty ( BHU, AMU (for PG only), Vishwa Bharti & Nagaland University)

ICAR Deemed to be Universities

  • 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 Allahabad Agriculture Institute)

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ICAR 2018 AIEEA Eligibility criteria

  • Nationality: Must be an Indian National.
  • Age: Not less than 16 years as on 31 August 2018.
  • Academic Qualification for AIEEA UG
    • 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
    • The should have passed 10+2 examination with the subjects required as per the course with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General, OBC (NCL) and UPS categories. However, for the candidates belonging to the  SC/ ST/ PC category need 40% marks in aggregate.
    • Candidates appearing in class 12 or equivalent examination are also eligible to apply for the admission in Agricultural colleges in India for UG programme.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks: 50% marks in aggregate for General, OBC and UPS categories and 40% marks in aggregate for SC, ST and PC categories as per the subjects required for the particular course. The course wise requirement of the subjects is given in the table below.
  • Universities situated in the Non-Hindi Speaking States: The candidates seeking admission to the universities specifically located in the non-Hindi speaking areas must have passed English as a core subject in 10+2 examination.
  • Candidate with Compartment and Supplementary - The candidate with a supplementary and compartment in any subject are not eligible for the exam unless they submit the proof of having cleared the examination with a requisite percentage as given above.

ICAR AIEEA UG: Subjects Eligibility

 CAR 2018 Exam gives Admissions to 11 Bachelor degree programmes of four years duration in the following subjects and is categorised into two Degrees. The candidate has a right to exercise the option only for one degree at the time of submitting the application. The option once exercised cannot be changed.

Courses Requirement of Subjects in
Class 12
Subjects required for Entrance Exam
B.Sc (Hons)
Bsc Agriculture PCB/PCMB/PCM/ Inter Agriculture PCB/PCM/PCA/ABC
Bsc Horticulture PCB/PCMB/PCM/ Inter Agriculture PCB/PCM/PCA/ABC
B.Fisheries Science PCB/ PCMB/ Inter Agriculture PCB/PCA/ABC
B.Sc Forestry PCB/PCMB/ Inter Agriculture PCB/PCA/ABC
Bsc H Computer science PCB/ PCMB/ PCM PCB/PCM
Food Nutrition and
Dietetics
PCB/ PCMB/ PCM PCB/PCM
Bsc (H) Sericulture PCB/ PCMB/ PCM PCB/PCM
Boi Technology PCB/PCMB/PCA//Inter (Agriculture) with PC PCB/PCA
B.Tech
B. Tech. Agricultural
Engineering
PCM/ PCMB PCM
B. Tech Dairy Technology PCM/PCMB PCM
B. Tech. Food
Technology
PCM/PCMB PCM
B. Tech. Bio-
Technology
PCM/PCMB/PCB PCM /PCB

ICAR 2018 AIEEA Application form and Admit Card

The application process for the ICAR Exam has started on 18 May. Candidates can apply to ICAR Exam in online mode only. This is a common application for AIEEA UG, AIEEA PG, AIEEA PhD. The last date to fill the application form is 3 June 2018.

  • The candidates will have to visit the official website and click the option of filling online application ICAR form. The candidates are advised to read the prospectus carefully before filling the application form.
  • Candidate can either opt for making fee payment through Bank Challan of SBBJ or through Credit / Debit card using Payment Gateway.

ICAR 2018 Application Form - Apply Online

ICAR Application Fee

The ICAR Application Fee for the different categories is given in the table below. Candidates should select the right category while filling the application form. The application fee has increased for all the categories.

Programme

Application Fee for General,
OBC(NCL) and UPS categories

Application Fee for 
SC, ST and PC categories

ICAR 2018 UG

Rs. 700 Rs 350

ICAR 2018 PG

Rs. 800 Rs 400

AICE 2018 JRF/SRF(PGS)

Rs 1400 Rs 700

Submission of ICAR Online Form

Candidates are advised to check the details of the application form before the final submission because once the application gets processed then the candidates will not be able to do any changes. The candidates are also advised to keep at least two printouts of the application form and three photographs that were uploaded with the application form for future reference.

ICAR Exam Centres

ICAR Exam will be conducted in 111 test centres in the country and the candidates can give preference of up to 3 exam cities while filling up the application form. The exam city once allotted cannot be changed and the exam centre will be available on the ICAR admit card along with the roll number.

ICAR  Admit Card 2018

Admit Card for ICAR AIEEA will be available on the official website only for those eligible candidates who have submitted their duly filled application forms before the due date. The candidates should know that the admit card will not be dispatched through the post to the candidates, so no correspondence in this regard will be considered.   

Admit Card is an important document to be carried at the exam centre. Therefore, in the case of any problem related to admit card, the candidates are advised to contact. The Nodal Officer of the respective Examination City Centre, two days before the scheduled Examination Date.

ICAR Admit Card 2018

ICAR 2018 AIEEA Result and Counselling

The result of ICAR 2018 is expected to be declared at the end of August on the official website of ICAR. After the result get declared the website will also release the scorecard. The seats will be offered to the candidates on the basis of merit obtained by the candidates in UG and PG All India Entrance examination. The complete information about the ICAR UG result is available in the link given below. Therefore, the candidates are suggested to follow the link to get the thorough details about it. ICAR Result 2018 

The candidate is allowed to take admission in a specific programme at an Agricultural University as per his/her choice and availability of seat at that merit-rank through a process of counselling.

ICAR AIEEA Counselling 2018

Candidate will be recommended for admission to 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 Counselling 2018 will be held for all the candidates who are in the merit list. 

ICAR Scholarship given after counselling

National Talent Scholarships (NTS) is awarded after the counselling ends. The scholarship is awarded based on the ICAR examination to all those candidates who take admission outside their state of domicile. 

  • ICAR 2018 Counselling Registration Fee: Rs 2000 

 ICAR Counselling Dates

ICAR Counselling

Counselling Dates 2017 Dates 2018

ICAR Counselling UG

  • Round 1: 7 July 2017
  • Round 2: 17 July 2017
  • Extended 2nd Round: 28 July 2017
 

ICAR Counselling PG 

  • Round 1: 7 July 2017
  • Round 2: 17 July 2017
  • Extended 2nd Round: 28 July 2017
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ICAR 2018 AIEEA Exam pattern

ICAR Exam Question paper for the examination shall be in ENGLISH.  The candidates will be provided with the rough sheets on the day of the exam. The important points related to question paper pattern is given below.

  • Mode of Exam - Computer Based Exam
  • It will have 180 multiple choice objective type questions and each question will have four options each
  • Each correctly answered question will earn four marks with a maximum of 720 marks for the paper.
  • There is a negative marking of one mark for each incorrect answer or questions with multiple answers.
Subject Questions Marks
Physics 60  240
Chemistry 60  240
Agriculture/Biology/Mathematics 60  240
Total 180 720


 ICAR 2018 Syllabus

ICAR 2018 AIEEA Important details

ICAR Seats offered

The number of seats in Agriculture & Horticulture and Fisheries & Forestry: The seats mentioned below are tentative. The exact number of seats will be known at the time of ICAR counselling.

Area of Specialization

Total Number of Seats

Agriculture

1021

Horticulture

211

 Forestry

55

Fisheries 

83

 Community Science

104

Sericulture 

7

 Agricultural Engineering 

177

Dairy Technology

72

Agriculture Marketing and Cooperation

39

Food Technology

29

Bio-Technology

40


ICAR Colleges & Number of Seats

About the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
The ICAR is formerly known as Imperial Council of Agricultural Research, it was established on 16 July 1929 as a registered society in pursuance of the report of the Royal Commission on Agriculture. The ICAR has its headquarters in New Delhi. The ICAR has initiated leading Green Revolution and subsequent developments in agriculture in India through its research and technology development.

ICAR 2018 AIEEA Contact

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

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

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