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ICAR Counselling 2018

ICAR Counselling 2018 - Seat Allotment, Documents, Result

ICAR Counselling 2018 for UG programmes has started on 10 September 2018 while the registration for ICAR PG counselling started from 21 September 2018. The ICAR Counselling Result for Round 1 is has been announced on 15 September at 5 pm and for round 2 it was announced on 23 September. The result for ICAR counselling 2018 for PG programmes will be announced on 26 September 2018. Students can download ICAR Counselling Seat allotment letter, which will have the details regarding the allotted ICAR University and Reporting time for counselling. A link to access the ICAT PG counselling result and Candidates can report to the Universities, for ICAR PG counselling from 27 September 2018.

ICAR 2018 counselling rounds are held for admission to the UG and PhD programmes of various ICAR colleges located across the country. Only the candidates who have qualified in the ICAR re-exam and have secured at least 50% marks (SC/ST/PC: 40% marks) are shortlisted for the ICAR counselling rounds. Earlier, the ICAR Counselling date was postponed since the ICAR Exam and the result was postponed.

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The ICAR qualified candidates are required to register online for the ICAR counselling rounds. They are required to log in with their registration number and password into the login panel and fill in their choices. Only the candidates who have applied for the ICAR counselling rounds are eligible to take part in the counselling process. While visiting the allotted ICAR 2018 counselling centres, candidates must carry all the required documents. Go through this page to know more about ICAR counselling 2018 rounds from this page.

Latest Update: Reporting to the centres for ICAR Counselling rounds for PG programmes will start from 27 September 2018.

ICAR Counseling 2018 Dates

The table below provides the list of dates regarding ICAR counselling 2018 rounds.

Events ICAR UG Dates ICAR PG Dates
ICAR Counselling Choice Filling 10 - 13 September 2018 21 - 24 September 2018
First Counselling Result Released 15 September 26 September 2018
First Round Reporting 16 - 20 September 2018 27 September - 1 October 2018
Second Counselling Result 23 September 2018 4 October 2018
Second Counselling Reporting 24 - 28 September 2018 5 - 9 October 2018
Third Counselling Result - -
Third Counselling Reporting - -
Fourth Round Counselling (If Needed) Will be announced soon To be announced soon


Note:If the seats remain vacant after the conduct of the fourth ICAR counselling round, then the admission will be directed by the ICAR participating university and not by ICAR.

ICAR Counselling Result 2018 - Round 1 Seat Allotment Result

 ICAR Counselling Seat Allotment Result for Round 1 is available on 15 September 2018 after 5 PM. The candidates can view the result by logging into their ICAR Student Login account. They can see the ICAR Agriculture University that has been allotted to them by ICAR. The ICAR college allocation would be done by the University and not ICAR. If the student is selected Rs. 2000 paid as ICAR counselling fee will be adjusted in the Tuition fee for the course.

 The candidates have to download Provisional Admission Recommendation Letter and report at the allotted University for Document Verification, Deposition of Course Fee and Issue of Admission Letter.

Download ICAR Counselling Result Round 1,2

Particular Download Link
ICAR Counselling Allotment letter (Released) Download
ICAR Cut Off Download
ICAR Colleges Download 


Download ICAR Counselling Letter

ICAR Counselling 2018 - Process for UG and PhD

Candidates had to register to appear in the ICAR Counselling 2018 by paying the counselling fee of Rs 2000 after the declaration of the ICAR Result 2018. A candidate who has not been declared/ notified as qualified for counselling, shall not be considered for admission to ICAR quota seats in any Agricultural University at any stage. Candidate should give his/her options for choice of the subject degree programme and University in order of preference and present the same at the time of online ICAR Counselling.

ICAR Counselling

Steps for ICAR Counselling UG and PG 2018

  • STEP 1: Candidates have to register for the online counselling by paying Rs 2000 as the counselling fee using Credit Card/Debit Card or Net Banking
  • STEP 2: Only the registered candidates will be able to log in to the counselling, and they need not visit the campus or any other venue as the counselling process is online only
  • STEP 3: Details of available seat matrix (with reservation category), eligibility requirements, the process of Online counselling, helpline numbers, a parameter based Online search system for previous year admission cut-offs will be available on the home page of the portal. The qualified candidates will be permitted to make the choices of the course and the institutions from the given list at the time of counselling
  • STEP 4: Only those courses and the institutions will be displayed to the candidates where he/she is eligible for the admission as per their scores in the ICAR 2018 entrance examination
  • STEP 5: Candidate will be able to select the courses and university one by one in combination to select multiple choices for the courses. There will be provisions to add /modify/delete choices during the stipulated time period. Further, provision for interchange/upward movement/ downward movement will also be available and permissible any number of times
  • STEP 6: The candidates have to click the "save" button after confirming the choices of which they can take the printout as well. Candidates can update their choices any time before the last date and also before the locking up of the choices
  • STEP 7: Now the locked choices of the candidates will be considered on the counselling day and the seats will be allotted to the candidates based on their merit and availability of the seats. The candidates will also be intimated by the SMS or Email about the course and University they are allotted in the Round 1 of ICAR Counselling
  • STEP 8: Now the candidates will have to download the provisional allotment letter and the printout of the same is to be presented at the allotted University, where after the verification of the documents of the candidates and the university will issue the final admission letter online

ICAR Counselling 2018 - Required Documents

The list of documents required for the ICAR counselling process has not been released yet. The list given below is as per last year. This year's information will be updated as soon as it will be available after the declaration of result.

  • Class 10 & 12 Mark sheet, Pass Certificates, Transfer Certificate, Migration Certificate and Character Certificate in Original.
  • Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate, in case not mentioned in Class 10 Certificate.
  • Original Category Certificate in case of SC, ST, OBC-NCL issued by competent authority of the government.
  • Medical Certificate in the case of Physically Challenged (PC) candidates issued by Medical Officer of any Government Hospital with a description of the kind and the degree of disability.
  • e- Admit Card, hard copy of Online Application Form and letter issued by the ICAR to qualified candidates related to admission.
  • Three recent and clear passport size colour photographs same as posted on the Application Form.
  • Domicile certificate.
  • Authority letter/undertaking in the prescribed format, if the candidate is unable to attend the counselling personally.

ICAR Auto Upgrading Guidelines

ICAR 2018 will release the Auto up-gradation Procedure of the choices allotted to the candidates. The auto upgrading guidelines are given on this page.

ICAR Auto Upgrading Choices

Filling of Seats after Final Round of ICAR Counselling

In case there are seats vacant after the final round of the counselling process i.e. Round 3 of the counselling, those seats will be filled by the respective institutions on their own. Such vacant seats will not be covered under ICAR any longer. The vacant seats will automatically become the University seats and they are to be filled by the university. The schedule for this fourth round will be declared after conducting all the three rounds successfully. Till then, candidates can check the schedule for last year.

ICAR Counseling 2018 - Round 4 Schedule (If Needed)


Dates 2018 (Will be Announced Soon)               

Registration on online Counselling Portal and saving of choices by the candidates

First week of September 2018

Seat Allotment and Downloading of Provisional Admission Letter

First week of September 2018

Reporting at the university, document verification, deposit of course fee and issue of admission letter

First week of September 2018

Seat Allotment on Balance Seats

First week of September 2018

Reporting at the university, document verification, deposit of course fee and issue of admission letter

Second week of September 2018

Seat Allotment and Downloading the provisional admission recommendation letter for Round 3

Second week of September 2018

Reporting at the university, document verification, deposit of course fee and issue of admission letter Round 3

Second week of September 2018


ICAR Counselling 2018 - Extended Third Round of Counselling for UG Courses (Last Year Data)

The ICAR Counselling Allotment Letter for the extended third round of the counselling will start from the last week of August 2018. The candidates will print the ICAR allotment letter of the extended third round of counselling through Applicant Login and then log in with ICAR Registration No & Password (same as generated while filling the online application form. Following instructions are given below.

  • All the candidate who requested for the Auto Upgradations in the reporting of the extended 2nd Round of counselling will be processed along with the fresh Round 3 Candidates. The allotment result will be declared in the third week of August 2018.
  •  All such candidates who would be qualified earlier, but were not allotted any seat will be merged with the fresh qualified candidates and processed for seat allotment accordingly. They need not fill fresh choices. However, if they want to modify their earlier choices, they are permitted to do so. Otherwise, their originally filled choices will be considered.
  • All such candidates who did not register in the earlier rounds, in-spite of being declared "Eligible", are also eligible for their participation in ICAR Round 3 counselling. They have to register by paying the fee of Rs. 2000 online.
  •  All such candidates who were allotted some seat through auto-upgradation but who did not report at the allotted University are also permitted to participate in the 3rd round of Online Counselling. They need not fill fresh choices. However, if they want to modify their earlier choices, they are permitted to do so. Otherwise, their originally filled choices will be considered. They are NOT required to pay the fee of Rs. 2000 again.
  • If the period of 28 days from the date of start of the semester is over in any University as on the date of reporting of 3rd counselling (Third - fourth week of August 2018) to that University, then such Universities will not be displayed for choice filling. However, in case of any ambiguity, the choices filled by the candidates w.r.t. such Universities will be treated as deleted.
  • Since this is the final round, there will be no option for the candidates for "Auto Up-gradation".

For any queries regarding ICAR AIEEA UG/ PG Counselling 2018, feel free to write to us in the comment section below.

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