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.

Displaying 162 Comments
  1. Somesh Moreshwar Sonkusare says:

    Sir I am now BSc zoology student now I am apply for icar sericulture course

  2. Subhas Chandra Barman says:

    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?

  3. Rustam ali says:

    What is pg (jrf-2021) criteria & eligible minimum OGPA IN GRADUATION..?

  4. Sanjana says:

    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.

  5. Pridwija says:

    I am b tech 3rd year student dairy technology . Am i eligible to attempt PG ICAR entrance exam ?

  6. Shivendra Mishra says:

    I’m complete bsc in zoology botany and chemistry can I eligible for pg in agricultural field

  7. Aisha jain says:

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

  8. vaskar says:

    I am completing b.sc 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?

  9. Ananth says:

    Is UGC recognised Bsc agriculture Students are eligible for ICAR pg entrance 2021 ?

  10. Kalpana uniyal says:

    Sir can u please tell me can i fill this form for practice purpose. Because now I am pursuing my bsc agriculture.

  11. Shivpal says:

    I completed B.Sc. in CBZ (Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) i can apply for M.Sc. in Agriculture .

  12. Vedant singh says:

    Sir we can give ICAR through ag1 ag2 ag3 or not

  13. Sumridhi says:

    Can i apply for two subjects in icar pg exam??

  14. Rakhi says:

    I have completed b.sc(Hons) in Agriculture from a UGC accredited university but not by icar accrediated…am I eligible for JRF ?

  15. Kanchanmeena says:

    Maxi age for icar

  16. deepshikha says:

    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?

  17. Sumedh singh says:

    I have completed bpharm degree am I eligible for icar pg

  18. Soni says:

    Is maths is mandatory for all these agricultural course

  19. Tejaswini says:

    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?

  20. Khaleeq says:

    Sir i have completed 12th with pcb ca i get admission in btech dairy tech through icar aieea

  21. SHYAMA SUNDARI says:

    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?

  22. S K says:

    I’m complted bsc agri hons from private agri clg
    Can i appear for icar jrf exam or not



  24. Rathna says:

    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.

  25. romil sinha says:

    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.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

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

  26. Avijit Paul says:

    What is the syllabus for the exam

  27. Senjuti pal says:

    Sir my age 19 + . So shoud i apply in this exam in 2021??

  28. Rahul kumar dubey says:

    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

  29. Nisha says:

    Sir i am eligible for m.sc. in agriculture field and i complete my b.sc from botany.

  30. Shubham Chaurasiya says:

    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.

  31. bharati says:

    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.

  32. Hanna shams says:

    Can i apply in this course after completing my 12
    Now am in class 12

  33. Harshita says:

    M.Sc. hortuculture is available or not ,??
    Can i apply for it ???

  34. Mahendra S M says:

    Can I get 85000 rank seat in Icar

  35. Bijaylaxmi nag says:

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

  36. Pawan patel says:

    My DOB is 1-1-2001 then I can appy ICAR

  37. Payal Ganesh chaudhari says:

    I got 100 marks in icar exam 2020..can I get admission to agri course???

  38. Tejaswini says:

    i got 177 marks in icar is any chance of getting college in govt and private clgs

  39. V.Gayathri Akashika says:

    I am studying Bsc Botany Iyear shall I apply for ICAR UG in2021 as 2nd attempt

  40. Monika awasthi says:

    Icar result kb aayega. ar amu m biotechnology m kitne marks pr admission milega

  41. Soumya says:

    I’m complete my graduation on botany in 2020 can i apply icar entrance examination

  42. Sumit kumar says:

    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

  43. Suraj kha says:

    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..

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

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

  44. Kukar. says:

    Can physics chemistry maths computer student can write icar aieea exam

  45. Teena sarkar says:

    Am I eligible for ICAR ug if I have only 38.8% in pcb subjects???

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      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.

  46. Swastika says:

    I have completed my ug in biotechnology.am I eligible for applying icar aieea pg exam

  47. Sumit kumar says:

    And sir what is the scope after icar ug,am I eligible for pg course,sir please reply

  48. Sumit kumar says:

    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

  49. Sumit kumar says:

    Sir I am 23 year old and completed my +2 in 2014,am I eligible for icar ug exam 2021 sir please reply

  50. Nikhita says:

    Are B.Sc general students allowed to apply for Pg through ICAR?

  51. Tapan Deka says:

    age limit and how many times can appered in icar antrance exam from assam

  52. Govind kumar says:

    Are we eligible for ICAR exam for M.Sc. if we are graduate from private ( UGC recognise) university

  53. Reshma says:

    I’m completed my bsc agriculture but in 2016 now I’m eligible for pg entrance of icar

  54. Ashutosh Sharma says:

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

  55. Pooja says:

    Sir I have completed my 2nd PU in PCMB,so now can i write agriculture biology and chemistry in iacr exam?

  56. Ishwarya says:

    I am studying in non icar recognized college so am I eligible for Pg exam??

  57. muskan says:

    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?

  58. Garima says:

    I ‘m in last yr of m.sc zoology can I give exam…am I eligible

  59. Sangita says:

    P.G ke liye entrance test kitni bar or kitni maximum age tak de sakte h

  60. chingtham Bipin says:

    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.

  61. Rajendra solankar says:

    Sir ,I have completed bsc animal husbandry ugc so,Can I apply for pg in ICAR

  62. Arti Yadav says:

    I have done Bsc Hons chemistry, am I eligible for icar Pg entrance exam

  63. Devashish shaa says:

    I completed my bsc agriculture from private clg ugc affilated ,may I applied for pg in iari

  64. Divyasri says:

    Did ICAR exams provide seats for environmental engineering?

  65. Md Shahryar Hasan says:

    Do UGC affilated private colleges can take admission in jrf postgraduate?

  66. Akhila says:

    can i get admission in msc agriculture after completing bsc botany

  67. dinesh kumar says:

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

  68. Praveen says:

    When form release for AIEEA

  69. Joseph says:

    Is bsc agri and agri engineering same?

  70. Joseph says:

    How many years bsc agri is it 3 or 4

  71. Amulya says:

    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?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      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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