ICAR AIEEA 2017: Application Form, ICAR Entrance Exam, Dates

ICAR 2017 AIEEAThe Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) conducts the entrance examination popularly known as All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA). This examination is basically organized for providing admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. AIEEA UG is the entrance examination through which the candidates are admitted to the bachelor degree programmes in agriculture other than veterinary sciences While AIEEA PG is organized for the candidates seeking admission in master’s degree programmes offered by the Agricultural Universities. ICAR also conducts the entrance examination for PhD course namely AICE-SRF (PGS). Check complete details about ICAR AIEEA 2017 exam from this article.

Application Form Exam Pattern Eligibility

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AIEEA UG & AIEEA PG Application Form Availability Date (online & offline)First week of April 2017
AIEEA UG & AIEEA PG Application Form Submission Last DateLast week of April 2017
Last date of receipt of AIEEA UG and PG Applications from remote areasLast week of April 2017
Admit Card or Roll number query (if any)First week of May 2017
AIEEA UG Exam Date10th June 2017 (Rescheduled) 
AIEEA PG & Ph.D Exam Date11th June 2017 (Rescheduled) 
Result Declaration DateLast week of June 2017
Counselling Schedule/Personal Appearancein the month of June/July, 2017

The candidates included in remote areas: Andaman & Nicobar Island, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, J&K, Lahaul, & Spiti district and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba district of H. P., A&N Island and Lakshadweep.

Courses Offered

UG courses (B.Sc ag./ B.Tech/B.F.Sc, etc.) are offered in the following subjects:

Agriculture/Horticulture/Fisheries/Forestry/Home Science/Sericulture/Biotechnology/Agricultural Engineering/Dairy Technology/Food Science/Agricultural Marketing & Co-operation.

PG and PhD Courses are offered in the following fields:

Agriculture/Horticulture/Forestry/Home Science/Physical Science/Biotechnology/Agricultural Engineering/Social Sciences/Dairy Science/Fisheries Science/Veterinary Science and other allied sciences

ICAR 2017 Application Form

ICAR avails the application form for 22nd ICAR AIEEA UG and AIEEA PG in the month of April, tentatively. The application form for AIEEA UG 2017 and AIEEA PG 2017 will be available in online as well as in offline mode. AICE-SRF (PGS) application form for PhD courses can be filled online only. The aspirants can fill the AIEEA UG and AIEEA PG online application form through the official website of ICAR. The offline application form along with information bulletin can be obtained from Registrars of Agricultural Universities against the cash payment or from the prescribed branches of Syndicate bank and will be also be available in the eight institutions of ICAR by making the payment through bank draft. On the official website of ICAR, demo application form is also facilitated by the council so that the candidates can get the idea about the online procedure for filling the form.

The filled-in offline application form duly affixed with postal stamp of appropriate amount should be reached through registered/speed post in the following address:

Controller of Examinations (Agril. Education),
ICAR, Room No. 216,
Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa,
New Delhi–1100

Application Fee

AIEEA UG 2017:

  • For GEN, OBC and UPS Categories – 500/-
  • For SC/ST and PC Categories – 250/-

AIEEA PG 2017:

  • For GEN, OBC and UPS Categories – 600/-
  • For SC/ST and PC Categories – 300/-

Note: Rs 25/- handling charges including service tax will be charged from the candidates who are purchasing offline form via cash payment.

SRF (PGS) 2017:

  • For GEN, OBC and UPS Categories – 1200/-
  • For SC/ST and PC Categories – 600/-

Mode of Payment

Online Payment:

The payment for the online application form can be done through Bank challan of Syndicate bank or credit/debit card by using the payment gateway of Canara bank/NEFT.

Offline Payment:

The candidates who are opting for the offline application form from ICAR 8 institutions are required to make the payment through bank draft and it should be drawn in the favour of ICAR Unit – Education Division, ICAR, New Delhi” payable at “New Delhi”. Must mention your name and address on the back side of the Bank draft.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria:

For AIEEA UG 2017:

  • For GEN candidates, age must be in between 17 to 23 years as on 31st August, 2017.
  • Relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit of SC/ST/PC candidates will be provided.

For AIEEA PG 2017:

  • The candidates should not possess the age less than 19 years as on 31st August, 2017.

Qualifying Examination

For AIEEA UG (Other than Veterinary Sciences):

  • The candidates belonging from GEN, UPS (Under Privileged State) and OBC categories must have passed 10+2 examination with 50% aggregate marks (40% in case of SC/ST/PC).
  • Candidates have to qualified 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology/Agriculture/Mathematics.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible.


  • Minimum educational qualification of 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. is required to be eligible for this course.
  • Those who have completed their bachelor’s degree programmes in the pattern of 10+2+5 or 10+2+4 or 10+6 years can apply for this course. Few seats are also available for candidates possessing bachelor’s degree in 10+2+3 education pattern.
  • In the case of grading point, OGPA of 6.60/10, 3.25/5, 2.60/4 is required for General, OBC and UPS categories. The OGPA requirement of SC/ST/PC candidates will be 60/10, 2.75/5, 2.20/4, respectively.
  • In the case of number system, at least 60% marks for General, OBC and UPS categories is required where as for SC/ST/PC category candidates 50% marks are required.

Seat & Reservation

For the academic session 2017-2018, ICAR 22nd AIEEA UG and ICAR 22nd AIEEA PG will be conducted to admit candidates in 100% seats available at ICAR deemed-to-be-Universities namely NDRI, Karnal, RLB Central Agricultural Universities Jhansi, IARI, IVRI and CIFE. The undergraduate courses is offered by the NDRI, Karnal and RLB Central Agricultural Universities Jhansi while PG is offered by the NDRI, IARI, IVRI and CIFE. State Agricultural Universities also provides admission through ICAR 2017 AIEEA UG and PG entrance exam. It offers 15% seats for UG degree courses and 25% seats for PG degree courses. Reservation criteria is as following:

  • SC – 15% seats
  • ST – 7.5% seats
  • PC – 3% seats
  • UPS – 2% seats
  • OBC – Reservation in Central Educational Institutions/ Universities will be as per govt. of India rules.

ICAR Exam Pattern


It has only single question paper containing 180 multiple choice questions. For stream-A, the questions will be asked in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Agriculture) and for stream-B, it will be asked from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematic. The question paper medium will be English as well as Hindi. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer.

Stream-A (Agriculture/Biology) includes Agriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries, Forestry, Home Science, Sericulture, Food Science and Biotechnology stream.

Stream-B (Mathematics) includes Agricultural Engineering, Dairy Technology, Agricultural Marketing & Co-operation, Forestry, Food Science and Biotechnology.


The question paper of AIEEA PG admission test consists of 150 MCQ, objective type questions and 10 cross-matching type questions. The medium of the question paper will be English only. There is the provision of negative marking of 1 mark for every MCQ incorrect answer and 0.2 marks for incorrect matching type sub-question/pairing.

ICAR AIEEA 2017 Admit Card

Along with the application form, the candidates are provided with the duplicate admit card. In that admit card, the candidates have to enter their details except roll number and exam venue. Keep one copy of admit card to yourself and submit another one with the application form. The admit card will be issued to the candidates in the first week of May, 2017.


ICAR AIEEA 2018 (All India Entrance Examination for Admission) will be regulated by the  Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). It is organized for admission into UG & PG courses. Candidates will be able to fill the application form from the 3rd week of April 2018 through online mode.


The Council declares the result of AIEEA UG 2017 and AIEEA PG 2017 in the last week of June. The candidates can check the result online through the official website of council. Based on the merit obtained by the candidates in UG and PG All India Entrance Examination, the seats will be offered. On the basis of candidate’s merit in AIEEA UG, the National Talent Scholarships (NTS) will be awarded whereas 475 ICAR-Junior Research Fellowships will be awarded PG degree merit holder students.

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  1. anuradha says:

    plzz tell which book should i refer for the exam & what is the selection criteria

  2. lovee says:

    when will application of icar will b published???

  3. TARUWAR SINGH says:

    icar ka form kb ayega??

  4. SHASHI RAO says:

    Sir plz tell… How much %of questions will be there from core subject group other than that of general agriculture questions?

  5. ashika says:

    sir i am studying b-pharmacy can i write this exam may i eligible for this

  6. Raghunath A Bhavikatti says:

    sir which book we should refer
    And what is the portion coming from core subject

  7. Y.sai Madhu says:

    I want write icar entrance exam.plzzzz send the details like when& where the exam conduct.which books I have to refer

  8. jaipal yadav says:

    I want information about total no. of jrf & non jrf seat
    in soil sc. & total no of clg under icar

  9. Hannah says:

    Sir,is the selection based on numbering system or grading system?If my ogpa is 6.2 will I be able to attempt

  10. bruhathireddy says:

    dear sir/medam
    i am bruhathireddy from andhrapradesh
    ple send mail examination centers and yearly fee structures.

  11. disha says:

    Sir right nw i am doing my 2puc my age is 16 am i eligible to write Ths exam ?

  12. KUMAR ANUP says:

    Can I fill application form if I am in appearing in 12th….?????but I m 17 years old….

  13. Rinku says:

    Sir icar qualify krne se kya hume gobind ballabh pant university me bsc ag. M admission mil skta h kya…..ya uska alag se koi entrance hota h !!!!!!

  14. jas says:

    I did my BSc in BOTANY (graduated this year),
    am I eligible for AIEEA PG entrance (as my subject (BOTANY) is not mentioned above)…

    Plz do reply.

  15. Neeraj Rajput says:

    i passed my 12th class last year in session march 2016. . .can i get addmission in CSKHP Krishi Vishvidyalya PALAMPUR through ICAR AIEEA TEST. . . .

  16. Sarath says:

    When and where will be the application form available?

  17. prateek says:

    I am doing Bsc am i eligible to write AIEEA exam ?
    Sir plz tell me

  18. Jyotsna says:

    I want to know what will be the syllabus for entrance examination for msc. In biochemistry?
    Also,want to know if the result of this pg entrance is only for IARI or will also be shared with other institutions?

  19. Rakesh says:

    Like this subjects are also studied in my 3 years cource. So i am eligible for ug exam

  20. tanveen kaur says:

    plz tell me when will the neet 17 forms be released

  21. Allam srilekha says:

    How could i approach to icar coaching can u send details

  22. Satabdi behera says:

    Whether minus marking in evaluation or not.

  23. abhishek upadhyay says:

    Sir mene 12th bio se ki h to mean PCB to kya sir me is exam me physics ki jgh agricultural subject me exam de skta hu means biology chemistry and agricultural me plzzz sir reply

  24. Sourav Debnath says:

    DearSir/Medam, I appeared 10+2 board exam in 2015.but passed 2016.my pcm percentage 45% and I belongs to OBC-B category.can I appeare ICAR AIEEA2017 exam????
    Plz,tell me as soon as possible…..

  25. RUCHI says:

    Sir …I m about to complete my graduation in bsc botany hons 3year programm and want to take admission in MSC agriculture field …is it possible ???? M I eligible?

  26. prathmesh bhagwat says:

    Dear sir I’m study in 12th science I ask what is the date of this ICAR exam 2017 and what and what is ment by UG and PG
    plz reply me or SMS on 9139917686

  27. Rakesh says:

    Sir I am Rakesh studied agricultural diploma in 3years course by angrau .so can eligible for this exam plzz Tell me sir

  28. Rinku budhlakoti says:

    Sir icar qualify krne se kya hume gobind ballabh pant university me bsc ag. M admission mil skta h kya…..ya uska alag se koi entrance hota h !!!!!!

  29. Yelisha says:

    Sir I’m Yelisha. I complete Graduate in Dairy Science. I want do study M.Sc. in Dairy Science.so please tell me sir, when release the online application and entrance exam date, results, counseling, cutoff marks, fee details, seats available for Telangana students.

  30. J.Yelisha says:

    Sir I’m Yelisha,Please tell me sir, M.Sc. Dairy Science offered colleges in Andhra Pradesh and other states

  31. N.Magesh kumar says:

    For joiníng agrí courses this entrance exam is enough or cutoff mark is needed

  32. adiya says:

    kya biology stream wale b B.tech biotech kar sakte h?

  33. umesh hembrom says:

    cut off for ST aspirants to be selected.

  34. barani says:

    where will be the entrance xam going to be conduct
    and by online mode or written mode

  35. Manisha kumari says:

    Sir plzzz…… Help me.. for my admission

  36. Shradha j. says:

    I want to know the process of filling application form for ICAR for AIEEA UG…

  37. mirudu says:

    can u Please tell last year mark for selection in TNAU coimbatore tamil nadu through icar

  38. nong tangkhu says:

    Sir,can you suggest books for plant pathology (Ph.D)


    ICAR me M.Sc (ag) k admission form fill krne me B.Sc (ag) ki marksheet ki bhi jrurt pdti h kya.. Sir

  40. vikas kumar saroj says:

    Sir help me for my admission

  41. Divya says:

    Greeting sir..!! i m Divya i want to knw about icar exam…i m appearing student of bsc biotechnology…so can i apply for msc in dairy or agriculture or biotech..subjects basically my othr freinds are also wnt to ask all these

  42. prathmesh bhagwat says:

    Sir I wanted the study material for UG AIEEA-2017 exam,so where I will get the study material?and is there any online study material if yes then please send me link! As soon as possible, Thank you.

  43. mukesh says:

    Number of seats for pg forestry…and for SC students reserved ..seats cuttoff

  44. kajal jainth says:

    plz tell me the syllabus of aieea pg

  45. vikash mehta says:

    i want know about its age group rule.

  46. Ankit Sinha says:

    How many no.of seats are filled through icar ug

  47. srinadh says:

    iam pursuing Msc final semester, when is the Phd exam dates will anounce
    i need to know syllubus too

  48. [email protected] says:

    Sir , my date of birth is 7/10/2000.
    ICAR ug ke pre exam ke liye eligable hu kya

  49. Ajay Gayke says:

    Ivar me form kab aanyenge

  50. nikit Chauhan says:

    Can i get some previous year questions ………

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