1 Mar 2020

ICAR Entrance Examinations [AIEEA (UG), AIEEA (PG) & AICEJRF/SRF(Ph.D)] -2020

ICAR Entrance Examinations [AIEEA (UG), AIEEA (PG) & AICEJRF/SRF(Ph.D)]- 2020 Schedule, Eligibility, Applications, Syllabus, Admit Card

The NTA will conduct ICAR Entrance Examinations [AIEEA (UG), AIEEA (PG) & AICEJRF/SRF(Ph.D)]- 2020 on 01 JUNE, 2020. 


i. Online submission of Application Form- 01.03.2020-31.03.2020 
ii. Last date of successful transaction of fee- 01.03.2020-31.03.2020 
iii. Correction in particulars of Application Form- 25.04.2020-02.05.2020 
iv. Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website- 08.05.2020 
v. Date of Examination- 01.06.2020 

Revised Exam Schedule 2020-

1. All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)–UG 2020 : 16, 17 and 22 September 2020 
2. All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)–PG 2020 : 23 September 2020 
3. All India Competitive Examination (AICE)–JRF/SRF(PhD) 2020 : 23 September 2020

Duration of Examination- 150 minutes (2½ hours) 
Timing of Examination- 9:30 a.m-12:00 noon 
Centre, Date and Shift of Examination- As indicated on Admit Card 
vi. Display of attempted Question Paper and Provisional Answer Keys- To be announced later 
vii. Declaration of Result on NTA website- 15.06.2020 
viii. Schedule for Online Counselling- To be announced by the ICAR on www.icar.org.in after the declaration of result

Fee Payable by candidates-

General/Unreserved, Other Backward Classes (OBC)-(NCL)* & UPS**/ EWS*** Rs. 750/- 
SC/ST/PwD/Transgender Rs. 375/- 
Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

Degree Programmes-

Degree Programmes available for Admission in 2020-21. During academic session 2020-21, admission to 11 Bachelor degree programmes of four years duration in the subjects-
01. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture 
02. B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture 
03. B.F.Sc. 
04. B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry 
05. B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science 
06. Food Nutrition and Dietetics* 
07. B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture 
08. B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering 
09. B. Tech. Dairy Technology 
10. B. Tech. Food Technology 
11. B. Tech. Bio- Technology 
is available to Indian Nationals based on the meritrank in ICAR AIEEA(UG)-2020. Candidates may note that all Undergraduate Degrees in the disciplines of Agricultural Sciences have been declared as professional degrees.

University-Wise and Subject–Wise Seats Available for Admission 

Number of seats available for admission through AIEEA (UG) in different disciplines at accredited Agricultural Universities (including non-accredited RLBCAU, Jhansi and some non-accredited programmes and colleges of Dr. RPCAU, Pusa) for the academic session 2020-21 will be displayed on ICAR website www.icar.org.in at the time of counseling.

Scheme of Examination 

The test of AIEEA (UG) 2020 is a single test of 02:30 hours duration. Details of the test are as given below: 
Mode of Examination- LAN Based CBT 
Duration- 02:30 hours 
Number of Questions- 150 (50 in each subject) 
Type of Questions- Multiple Choice with 4 options 
 4 marks for each correct response 
 -1 mark for each incorrect response (negative scoring) 
 0 for non-attempt 
Medium of Paper- English and Hindi

Syllabus for the Test 

The Questions in the test shall be based on the syllabus prescribed by the ICAR, which is available at the website www.icar.org.in.

General Eligibility Criteria to appear in AIEEA (UG)- 2020 

The eligibility qualifications for various degree programmes-
01. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture- PCB/PCMB/ PCM/Inter-Agriculture 
02. B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture- PCB/PCMB/PCM/Inter-Agriculture 
03. B.F.Sc. PCB/PCMB/ Inter-Agriculture 
04. B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry PCB/PCMB/ Inter-Agriculture 
05. B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science- PCB/ PCMB/ PCM 
06. Food Nutrition and Dietetics* PCB/ PCMB/ PCM 
07. B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture- PCB/ PCMB/ PCM 
08. B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering- PCM/ PCMB 
09. B. Tech. Dairy Technology- PCM/PCMB 
10. B. Tech. Food Technology PCM/PCMB 
11. B. Tech. Bio- Technology PCM/PCMB/PCB

Qualifying Examination at 10+2 Level 

1. In order to appear in AIEEA (UG) 2020, Indian national candidates must have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education or any other examination within scope and standard found to be equivalent to the Senior Secondary Examination of a recognised Indian Board/University (Annexure VI), with minimum prescribed marks/grade, after a period of 12 years of study. The medium of instruction in the admitting University will be English. 
2. Candidate must have passed any one of the qualifying examinations enumerated above securing not less than 50% marks in aggregate for General, OBC (NCL), UPS, EWS categories and 40% marks in aggregate for SC, ST, Transgender, PwD categories. There will be no rounding-off of the OGPA/percentage of marks of qualifying examination while deciding the basic eligibility of any candidate for admission e.g. if a candidate obtained 49.99% marks in his/her qualifying examination, then it will not be rounded-off to 50%. 
3. Candidate having a compartment/ supplementary in any of the subjects will not be eligible unless proof of having cleared the examination with requisite percentage asabove is available. 
4. Candidate already appeared in the qualifying examination enumerated above, can also apply but would be required to submit evidence of having satisfied the conditions latest at the time of counselling/admission in the allotted university. 
5. Candidate must ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility requirements for the examination as well as admission as detailed in the Information Bulletin. Applying for AIEEA (UG) 2020, appearing in the examination and qualifying the same does not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility. The applicant for a particular Subject must satisfy the eligibility criteria as specified in this Information Bulletin (or its amendments / corrections).
 No certificates are required to be uploaded along with the Application Form at the time of online submission. 
 The documents / certificates etc., shall be verified directly at the time of admission in the admitting university. In case the candidate is found not-eligible at any stage, his/her candidature would be summarily rejected and admission will be cancelled.

Age Limit 

Indian Nationals of at least 16 years of age as on 31.08.2020 are eligible to apply for the examination. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit.

Instructions for filling Online Application Form 

Candidates may apply for ICAR-AIEEA (UG) 2020 in “Online” Mode ONLY by accessing the website https://nta.ac.in, https://icar.nta.nic.in . The Application Form in other than online mode would not be accepted, in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate for the same level of programme. More than one application i.e. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be summarily rejected.
For more info- Click here
To Apply online for AIEEA UG- Click here


For information of AIEEA (PG)- Click here
To apply for AIEEA (PG)- Click here


For information of AICEJRF/SRF(Ph.D)- Click here
To apply online for AICEJRF/SRF(Ph.D)- Click here

Date of Examination-

UG- 16, 17 and 22 September, 2020 
PG & JRF/SRF(PhD)- 23 September, 2020 

Admit Card AIEEA (UG), AIEEA (PG) & AICEJRF/SRF(Ph.D)- 2020:

The dates for downloading of Admit Cards 10.09.2020. 
Now admit cards are available on the official websites of NTA www.nta.ac.in and https://icar.nta.nic.in
To download Admit Cards- Click here

Updated on 21.10.2020

Answer Keys of ICAR All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)-UG, AIEEA)-PG and All India Competitive Examination (AICE) JRF/SRF (Ph.D.) 2020

The National Testing Agency conducted ICAR All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)-UG, (AIEEA)-PG and All India Competitive Examination (AICE) JRF/SRF (Ph.D.) for the session 2020-21 in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode, on 16, 17, 22 and 23 September 2020 across the country. 

Answer Key

The Question Papers, marked responses of each candidate and the provisional answer keys would be made available on the website https://icar.nta.nic.in/ .The candidates who appeared in the test may login into the website, using their application number and date of birth and click the link for display of their question papers and marked responses and the provisional answer keys. 

Answer Key challenge

Candidates may also challenge the answer keys, online, at the above mentioned website, giving details of their observations, with supporting evidence if any. For challenge, they are required to pay a processing fee of Rs 1000/- (Rs One Thousand only) per answer challenged. The fee will be refunded, if the challenge is found to be correct, upon verification by experts. The payment can be made online, through payment gateway, using debit/credit card, Net Banking. No challenge will be considered without receipt of processing fee.

Last Date-

This facility will be available from 20.10.2020 to 22.10.2020 (5.00 PM)
The candidates are advised to take a note of this facility and act accordingly.

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ICAR Score Card -2020 

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