The Indian Council of Agricultural Research Exam [ICAR]

ICAR 2018

Exam Date : 10th June 2018 To 11th June 2018
Result Date : 30th June 2018

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Application form, Dates, Syllabus and Pattern of ICAR 2018:

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research conducts AIEEA Entrance Exam every year. 
  • AIEEA is a qualifying examination which is necessary to be cracked by applicants for getting admission into UG / PG Courses in Agriculture stream.
  • A great number of candidates submit their application form for this examination.
  • The candidates are provided with the duplicate admit card along with the application form.
  • The Indian Council of Agricultural Research has established on 16 July 1929 works under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India.
  •  Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has released the All India Entrances Examination for Admission (AIEEA) exam undergraduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) Courses and Exam Pattern & Syllabus in 2018.
  • The candidates can download ICAR AIEEA syllabus in PDF format from the official website.
  • Today, the nation has a huge ICARAU system with a sum of 73 Agricultural Universities (AUs) including 61 State Agricultural, Veterinary, Horticulture, and Fisheries Universities, 3 Central Agricultural Universities (CAU, Imphal; DR. RPCAU, Pusa, and RLBCAU, Jhansi), 5 DUs and 4 Central Universities having rural personnel (BHU, AMU, Viswa Bharati and Nagaland University) granting different sorts of degrees in various orders of agrarian, Veterinary and partnered sciences. At present, there are 59 (Tentative) Accredited Agricultural Universities (AUs) under ICAR-AU system under which admission would be conceded in licensed programs.
  • Agriculture education system is delivering important human asset and every year around 15,000 graduates, 11,000 Masters, and 2,500 Ph.D.s are admitted.
  • The following are some of the sectors providing placement to the agricultural post graduates:
    1. Development Departments of Central and State Governments
    2. Commercial Banks and Insurance Sector
    3. Area development/ watershed development agencies including NGOs
    4. Industry dealing with fertilizers and plant nutrients
    5. Plant protection chemicals, insecticides and pesticides manufacturing and marketing companies
    6. Organizations dealing in seeds and planting materials
    7. Industries dealing with Ag. Machinery, Sericulture, Horticulture, Fisheries, Dairy, etc.
    8. Manufacturers and suppliers of irrigation systems
    9. Agricultural products processing industry
    10. Multi-nationals dealing with production, field evaluation, and marketing of agricultural inputs including export marketing and consultancy services.
  • Under ICAR the under graduate degree can be done in 10 subjects of agriculture and allied sciences and Master's degree in about 95 subjects awarded by universities associated with the ICAR and well recognized and accepted for higher education worldwide
  • The Major subject groups awarded for master degree by Agriculture Universities are as follows
    1. Plant Biotechnology
    2. Plant Sciences
    3. Physical Science
    4. Entomology and Nematology,
    5. Agronomy
    6. Social Sciences
    7. Statistical Sciences
    8. Horticulture
    9. Forestry/Agroforestry and Silviculture
    10. Agricultural Engineering and Technology
    11. Water Science & Technology
    12. Home Science (Currently renamed as Community Science) (erstwhile Home Science)
    13. Animal Biotechnology,
    14. Veterinary Science,
    15. Animal Sciences
    16. Fisheries Science,
    17. Dairy Science
    18. Dairy Technology
    19. Food Science Technology
    20. Agri-Business Management
  • Degree programs available for admission in the subjects mentioned below:
    1. Agriculture
    2. Horticulture
    3. Fisheries
    4. Forestry
    5. Community Science(erstwhile Home Science)
    6. Sericulture
    7. Biotechnology
    8. Agricultural Engineering
    9. Dairy Technology
    10. Food Technology
  • Applicants will have to register for ICAR counselling 2018 by paying Rs.2000 after declaration ICAR AIEEA UG Exam result 2018 as the counselling fee using Credit Card/Debit Card or Net Banking.

Scheme of Examination for ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 

Examination Schedule

  • Date of Examination: 10th June 2018  
  • Time: 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM
  • Duration: Two and half hours

Exam Pattern

  • The will be single question booklet comprising of five subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and Agriculture 
  • The Paper will have 60 multiple choice type questions for each subject i.e. 60 questions in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and Agriculture
  • Candidates have to attend any three subjects out of five subjects which they have studied at 10+2 level.
  • There each correct answer carries 4 marks and for the incorrect answer one mark will be deducted and if the candidate has not attended the question then there will be no negative mark.

 Scheme of Examination for ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 

Examination Schedule

  • Date of Examination: 11th June 2018 
  • Time: 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM
  • Duration: Two and half hours

Exam Pattern

  • Each of the 20 major subject groups has one question paper which consists of 150 multiple Choice question paper and 10 cross-matching questions
  • Each multiple choice question carries 4 marks and each cross- matching question carry 5 marks with a maximum of 650 marks for each major subject groups
  • If one multiple choice question is answered incorrectly then 1 mark will be deducted from the total marks and for cross-matching questions, 0.2 marks will be deducted.

Application details regarding ICAR AIEEA 2018 

Application form for ICAR AIEEA UG 2018

Candidates have to apply for ICAR only through online from the official website and are also downloadable. The online application is available from 20th April 2018 to 6th May 2018 .

The application fees are given below:

Categories

Application Fees

General, OBC(NCL), UPS

Rs 500/-

SC, ST, and PC

Rs 250/-

Note: Additional Payment Charges and service charges will be applicable for candidates.

Application form for ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 

Candidates have to apply for ICAR only through online from the official website and are also downloadable. The online application is available from 20th April 2018 to 6th May 2018 .

The application fees are given below:

Categories

Application Fees

General, OBC(NCL), UPS

Rs 600/-

SC, ST, and PC

Rs 300/-

Note: Additional Payment Charges and service charges will be applicable for candidates.The Council declares the result of AIEEA UG 2018 and AIEEA PG 2018 on 30th June 2018.


 Important details regarding ICAR AIEEA 2018 

Name

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Exam

Abbreviation

ICAR 2018

Field

Agriculture

Course

B.E, B.Tech, B.F Sc

Exam Date

10th and 11th July 2018

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