Sunday, 23 April 2017



ALL INDIA ENTRANCE EXAM FOR AGRICULTURE - AIEEA UG 2017Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan -II, Pusa, New Delhi –110012



The  Indian  Council  of  Agricultural  Research (ICAR)  invites  online  applications  from Indian Nationals, in the prescribed format, for  22nd AIEEA-UG-2017

and AIEEA-PG-2017 to fill 15% seats for Bachelor degrees (100% for NDRI Karnal, RLB CAU, Jhansi, and Dr. RP CAU, Pusa, Bihar) and 25% seats for Master degrees (100% seats for ICAR
Deemed-to-be-Universities,  viz.,  IARI,  IVRI,  NDRI  and  CIFE  +  Dr.  RPCAU,  Pusa Bihar)  for  Master  degrees in  universities  under  ICAR-AU  system  including Central Agricultural University Imphal; Central  Universities  with  Agricultural faculty (B.H.U., Viswa  Bharati,  Nagaland  University,  A.M.U.  for  the  academic  session  2017-18.

The admissions will be done in the accredited programmes of accredited colleges under the accredited   Agricultural   Universities   only.
AIEEA-UG-2017   does   not   include admission   to   Bachelor   degree   programme   in Veterinary   Sciences.   All   India Competitive  Examination  for  centralized  admission  to  25%  seats  for  Ph.D.  degree programmes in the field of Agriculture and Allied Sciences will also be conducted along with AIEEA-PG-2017 in AUs and 100% seats of Dr. RP CAU, Pusa, Bihar (other than IARI,  IVRI,  NDRI  &  CIFE)  and  the  award  of  Junior/Senior  Research  Fellowship (JRF/SRF-PGS).

The applications will be  submitted through ONLINE  mode only.

The instructions for online Application have been given in the respective Information Bulletins. For submitting    application,    the    prescribed    fee    should    be    deposited    through
Credit/Debit card/Net banking using Payment Gateway of the Canara Bank only.

1. Dates of Examination:

UG: Saturday, the 10th.June, 2017 (10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.)
PG: Sunday, the 11th June 2017     (10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.)
AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS): Sunday, the 11th June, 2017(10: 00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.)
2. Commencement of online applications:
UG, PGand AICE-SRF-PGS(Online only): 20th.April, 2017

Last date for filing of online application: 4th.May, 2017 (11:59 PM)

3. Eligibility:
3.1. Age: For AIEEA-UG-2017: 
     Not less than 16 years as on 31st August, 2017. (For UG admission)
For AIEEA-PG-2017:  Not less than 19 years as on 31stAugust 2017.
(For PG Admission)For AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS)-2017:
(For Ph.D. Admission)Not less than 20 years as on the date of examination, i.e. 11.06.2017.

3.2. Qualifying Examination:
3.2.1. For AIEEA-UG 2017: (Other than Veterinary Sciences)
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-2017) on ICAR website:

3.2.2. For AIEEA-PG-2017:
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.

3.2.3. For AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS)-2017:
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 Ph.D. degree in an accredited Agricultural University (AU) except an ICAR-DU where  100%  seats  will  be  filled up  through  its  own  separate  national  level entrance  examination.  The  candidate  must  pursue  Ph.D.  degree  in  an  AU  other than the one from where he/she has obtained Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. The candidates  who have  already  joined Ph.D. should not have  completed two  years as  on  the  date  of  examination  for  availing  fellowship.  The  candidates  having
10+2+3 years  UG  degree  are  not  eligible  for  admissions  in  AUs  through  this examination. The above conditions will also apply to in-service candidates.

4. Online Application fee:
AIEEA-UG-2017:  Rs. 500/-for General, OBC (NCL) and UPS categories and Rs. 250/-for SC, ST and PC categories.
AIEEA-PG-2017:  Rs.600/-for  General,  OBC  (NCL)  and  UPS  categories  and Rs.300/-for SC, ST and PC categories.
AICE-JRF/SRF(PGS)-2017   : Rs.1200/-for General, OBC (NCL) and UPS categories and Rs.600/-for SC, ST and PC categories.
In addition, Bank charges + service tax, as applicable, shall also be charged. To get the details,    please    see    the    respective    Information    Bulletins    on ICAR    website

The last date for the receipt of hard copy of computer generated confirmation pages  of  online  application  in  the  office  of “Controller  of Examinations  (Agril. Education),  Room  No.  216,  ICAR,  Krishi  Anusandhan  Bhavan-II,  Pusa,  New Delhi–110012"

for  UG,  PG  and  AICE-JRF/SRF  (PGS)  examinations  is 15-05-2017.
Applications received after the last date may be rejected and the ICAR will not be held responsible for non-receipt of application within the time schedule due to postal delay or
any  other  reasons. It  is  the  sole  responsibility  of  the  candidate  to  check  his/her eligibility  for  admission  before  applying.    ICAR  will  not  be  held  responsible  for refusing admission to any non-eligible  candidate  at the time  of online counseling / admission in the allotted university.

The online counseling is expected to be held after 1st week of July, 2017.
All  disputes  relating  to  the  conduct  of  these examinations  or any   matter connected with this advertisement shall be in the jurisdiction of DELHI COURT only.

For Online Application and downloading Information Bulletin,visit


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