What Is ICAR?

  The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare , Government of India.


    The Indian Council of Agricultural Research is all over India Entrance Examination for admission in Agriculture Courses. By Qualifying this exam, candidates can aquire

  • 100% seats at ICAR-Deemed-to-be-Universities (Bachelor degree at NDRI(National Dairy Research Institute), Karnal(Haryana), RLB(Rani Lakshmi Bai) Central Agricultural University Jhansi(Uttar Pradesh) and DR . RP  CAU PUSA.
  • 15% seats for Bachelor degree at State Agricultural Universities, Central Agricultural University Imphal, Central Universities with Agricultural Faculty (Banaras Hindu University; Viswa Bharati, Nagaland University and SHIATS Allahabad
  • ICAR 2018 Exam(AIEEA-UG-2018) Notification for admission into Undergraduate Agriculture courses has been released.

Degree Programmes Through ICAR UG-2018 and Eligibilities(Educational)

Degree Programme for AdmissionSubjects which the candidate must have passed in 10+2 ExaminationSubjects to be attempted in the Entrance Examination
B.Sc. (Hons.) AgriculturePCB/PCMB/ PCM/Inter-AgriculturePCB/PCM/PCA/ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) HorticulturePCB/PCMB/PCM/ Inter-AgriculturePCB/PCM/PCA/ABC
B.F.Sc.PCB/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 Dietetics*PCB/ PCMB/ PCMPCB/PCM
B.Sc. (Hons.) SericulturePCB/ PCMB/ PCMPCB/PCM
B. Tech. Agricultural EngineeringPCM/ PCMBPCM
B. Tech. Dairy TechnologyPCM/PCMBPCM
B. Tech. Food TechnologyPCM/PCMBPCM
B. Tech. Bio- TechnologyPCM/PCMB/PCBPCM/PCB



Age and Nationality:

  • Indian Nationals of at least 16 years of age as on 31.08.2018 are eligible to apply for the examination.

Qualifying Examination:

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education or any other examination equivalent to 10+2, candidate must have passed English as a core subject in 10+2 examination.
  • Candidate must have passed in the qualifying examination with at least 50% aggregate for General and OBC and 40% for SC/ST.

ICAR National Talent Scholarship (NTS):

  • Every student admitted on ICAR seat at any Agricultural University in a state outside his/her domicile state, at the rate of Rs.2,000/- per month during the period of study.

Application Procedure:

Mode of Application: Online Only

Note:  The Candidates are not required to send the confirmation page of his/her Online Application form to the ICAR. However he/she is advised to preserve sufficient copies of the Confirmation Page along with the proof of fee paid for any future reference.

Application Fee: For General/OBC- 700/-, For SC/ST/PC- 350/-

Admit Card:

  • A downloadable admit card can be available at the ICAR's Website from 14.06.2018 (Thursday) onwards.

Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam:Online (Computer Based Test)

Duration:21/2 Hrs. (10.00 AM To 12.30 PM)

SubjectNo.of QuestionsMarks
Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

Important Dates:

Commencement of Online Application submission18.05.2018 (Thursday)
Last date of online application31.05.2018 (Thursday up to 11.59 P.M.)
e-Admit card information (on ICAR website)14.06.2018 (Thursday)
Online Mock Test14.06.2018 (will be available on www.aieea.net)
Date and Time of Online Examination (CBT)23.06.2018 (Saturday)
10:00 A.M to 12:30 P.M. (2 1/2 hrs)
Declaration of resultLast week of June, 2018

Counseling Schedule:

Schedule for online Counseling
Choice Filling01st July 2018 to 03rd July 2018
1st Counseling Result06th July 2018
1st Round Reporting06th July 2018 to 10th July 2018
2nd Counseling Result12th July
2nd Round Reporting12th July 2018 to 16th July 2018
3rd Counseling Result18th July
3rd Round Reporting18th July 2018 to 22st July 2018
4th Round (If need be)will be decide later

Syllabus of ICAR:


Examination Centers:

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research
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