ICAR AIEEA 2024 Eligibility, Qualification & Age Criteria – Get Here

ICAR AIEEA 2024 Eligibility CriteriaICAR AIEEA 2024 Eligibility Criteria must be full-filled by the candidates to be eligible to fill the online application form. National Testing Agency (NTA) organizes the AIEEA (All India Entrance Examination for Admission). It is a national level entrance exam to offer admissions in UG and PG courses. From year 2023, the admission for UG courses will be on the basis of CUET scores. AIEEA PG conducted for admission in the master degree programmes in the Agricultural Universities. Candidates will be able to get the details of ICAR AIEEA Eligibility 2024 in this article.

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ICAR AIEEA 2024 Eligibility

Here we have mention complete eligibility criteria for ICAR 2024 Examination. Candidates should check these eligibility before filling ICAR AIEEA 2024 Application Form. If any candidates found not eligible at any point then he/she will get disqualify from their candidature.


  • Candidate should be an Indian national citizen.

Aadhaar Card:

  • It will be mandatory to have an Aadhaar card except Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya states.
  • Candidates those have not Aadhaar card are instructed to apply for it.
  • Those applied for it and haven’t received yet, can enter the 16 digit number given on the enrollment slip.

For UG Courses (Through CUET):

  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit to apply for CUET UG 2024 examination.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must pass the 10+2 or equivalent examination from CBSE or any other examination within scope and standard found to be equivalent to the Senior Secondary Examination of a recognized Indian Board/university after a period of 12 years of study.
  • Appearing Candidates: Appearing candidates can also eligible but, they have to produce the proof of qualifying examination.
  • Candidate having a compartment/supplementary in any of the subjects will not be eligible unless proof of having cleared the examination with requisite percentage.

Eligibility and Subjects to be attempted in the Entrance Examination:

CoursesSubjects which the candidate must
have passed in 10+2 Examination
Subjects to be
attempted in the
B.Sc. (Hons.) AgriculturePCB/PCMB/PCM/Inter-AgriculturePCB/PCM/PCA/ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) HorticulturePCB/PCMB/PCM/Inter-AgriculturePCB/PCM/PCA/ABC
B.F.ScPCB/PCMB/ Inter-AgriculturePCB/PCA/ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) ForestryPCB/PCMB/ Inter-AgriculturePCB/PCA/ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) Community SciencePCB/PCMB/ PCMPCB/PCM
Food Nutrition and
B.Sc. (Hons.) SericulturePCB/PCMB/ PCMPCB/PCM
B.Tech (Agricultural
B.Tech (Dairy
B.Tech (Food Technology)PCM/PCMBPCM
B.Tech (Bio Technology)PCM/PCMB/PCBPCM/PCB


Age Criteria:

  • The minimum age should be 19 years as on 31st August, 2024 (should born after 1st September 2004).
  • There will be no age relaxation in minimum age limit.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have the bachelor’s degree in respective fields under the pattern of 10+2+5 (B.V. Sc. and A.H.), 10+2+4 and 10+6.
  • Those passed the bachelor’s degree in the pattern of 10+2+3 can apply for IARI Pusa and NDRI Karnal.
  • For M.V.Sc candidates should have complete the B.V. Sc. & A.H with internship before the date of admission in the allotted institution.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates will have to secure minimum of 60% and 50% for SC/ST/PC categories.
  • Appearing Candidates: Final year candidates will be also eligible to apply.

Eligibility Qualifications:

Subject/DisciplineEligibility Qualifications for SAUs/CAUs etc (4/5/6 years Bachelors’ degree in)Alternate Eligibility Qualifications for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI & (4) CIFE
Plant Biotechnology
Plant Bio-Chemistry/ Bio-ChemistryB.Sc (Agriculture/Horticulture) or B.Sc (Hons.) (Agriculture/ Horticulture)B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 yrs.system)
Plant Biotechnology & Molecular Biology/ BiotechnologyB.Sc (Agriculture/Horticulture/Forestry/ Sericulture/ Biotechnology) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/ Horticulture/Forestry/ Sericulture/
B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Plant/Crop PhysiologyB.Sc (Agriculture/ Horticulture) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/ Horticulture)B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Plant Sciences
Plant Breeding and GeneticsB.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture/Forestry) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/
B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Plant PathologyB.Sc (Agriculture/Horticulture/Forestry) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/Horticulture/Forestry)B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Agricultural Microbiology/ MicrobiologyB.Sc (Agriculture/ Horticulture) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/ Horticulture)B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Seed Science &
B.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture/Forestry) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/
B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Plant Genetic resourcesB.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture/Forestry) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/ Horticulture/Forestry)
B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Physical Science
Agricultural/AgrometeorologyB.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture/Forestry) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/
Soil Science & Agricultural ChemistryB.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/Horticulture)
B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Soil Conservation & Water Management/SWCB.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture)/Forestry) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/
Irrigation & Water ManagementB.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture)or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/Horticulture)
Agricultural PhysicsB.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/
B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Agricultural ChemicalsB.Sc (Agriculture/
Horticulture)/Forestry) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/
B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)
Environmental ScienceB.Sc. (Agriculture/
Horticulture)/Forestry) or B.Sc. (Hons.) (Agriculture/
B.Sc.(10+ 2+3 system)

If you have any query to ask us regarding ICAR AIEEA 2024 Eligibility, you can ask us by writing your queries in the comment given below.


  1. My son is a science student. He is going to appear HS exam in2021. It is going to be held in June 2021.Is he eligible for applying icar 2021?

  2. I am in my final year in B. Sc (hons) nutrition and dietetics. Can i apply for icar pg exam for admission in Msc food and nutrition.

  3. sir
    I m 21 yr old and i have done with chemistry zoology botany(3 yr) can i elligible for icar entrance exam. plzz help me
    thank u

  4. I am completing agri hons in 2020 and planning to appear for icar jrf exam, but my private college is not accredited by icar, isbthere anything that can be done and also when did this new rule pass that states only candidates from icar accredited institutes can apply for icar exams?

  5. I have completed in Agriculture from a UGC accredited university but not by icar accrediated…am I eligible for JRF ?

  6. sir, i am doing bsc agri(hons) from ugc recognised university not icar accrediacted university. so sir am i eligible to give this exam for PG?

  7. This is an entrance exam for M.Sc.Agriculture.Then the exam syllabus also contains Physics and Chemistry subjects as the pattern of neet exam?

  8. my daughter is appearing her final year B PHARMACY this year and she completes her graduation by 2021 june.Will she be eligible for PG ICAR ENTRANCE exam this year?

  9. Can students who are pursuing MSc in botany apply for the PhD program in ICAR? If yes, please tell what are the qualifications and also about subjects or papers we can choose from. Thank you.

  10. Hi Sir,
    can you please tell me if i will go for Bsc Agri course from any university which is recognised by ugc can i do Msc agri from icar pg course.

    1. You can check complete eligibility criteria from the Information bulletin of previous year available at the website of NTA ICAR.

  11. I qualified bsc(ag) 4 year from private agriculture college, which is affiliated from ugc recognised university (Allahabad state university ) but not icar recognised.did i able to appear in icar aieea pg

  12. sir I have completed my B.SC agriculture 4th year but my degree is annual system not semester system .you can clarify to I have eligible for ICAR pg or not. plz immediately reply as soon as possible. I’m waiting for your reply.

  13. Sir If I do Btech in Agricultural engineering from UAS Banglore though ICAR. AM I elligible to appear for AIEEA(PG) to do PG from IARI. In the list of accredited universities/colleges in ICAR website the Btech course is not included.

  14. I just passed bsc in physics and appeared icar exam for home science and got shortlisted for councelling. Can I get admission??? Please help

  15. Sir please reply,sir maine+2 2014 me pass kiya tha aur mera dob 05/01/1998 hai,sir kya mai icar ug ke liye eligible hu ya nahi

  16. Is there any upper age limit in ICAR for bsc (ag)&UG Courses.can age above 25 student from general category give ICAR 2021 Exam for UG course or bsc agriculture..

    1. Eligibility Criteria for 2021 session are yet to release, however you can check current Eligibility criteria from Information Bulletin for ICAR.

    1. Eligibility Criteria of ICAR 2021 is yet to come however you can check previous year eligibility criteria through information bulletin available on the official website.

  17. Sir please reply i passed my +2 in 2014 with pcmb,and my present age is 23,am i eligible for icar ug course,sir please reply

  18. Dear sir
    For JRF enterence exam BSC 4 Years degree may complete from any university either it is affiliated from ICAR or not

  19. is bsc food technology eligible for msc food science and technology in icar aieea-2020?
    and what colleges under icar have msc food csience and technologyy?

  20. Sir i would like to know that a student who finished BScAGRICULTURE 4yrs course under 5th Deans committee sylabus from an UGC approved university is eligible for applying in ICAR AIEEA PG 2020 NTA exam.

  21. kya vo students me admission (for PG) le skte hai jisne graduation private university se ki h?(mean under ugc)

  22. Sir, i will be completing my bsc(hons)Agri. Sci degree next year from ugc recognized college(not icar). am i eligible to write icar pg entrance exam?

    1. If you have passed your qualifying exam from a recognised Indian Board/ university then you are eligible to apply. Check complete details in the eligibility section provided in the article.

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