ICAR 2018

Exam Date : 12th May 2018 To 13th May 2018
Result Date : 28th May 2018

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Updated on - Apr 16th, 2018 | 06:27 PM by Pratik Chatterjee

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus and Pattern


Introduction to ICAR AIEEA 2018:

  • About: ICAR AIEEA 2018 is a National Level Entrance Exam conducted by ICAR for admissions to courses related to Agricultural Science.

  • Grandiosity: As of 2017, ICAR has the following institutions: 3 Central Agricultural Universities (CAU Imphal; DR. RPCAU, Pusa, and RLBCAU, Jhansi), 4 Deemed Universities and 4 Central Universities having the rural personnel (Banaras Hindu University, Aligarh Muslim University, Viswa Bharati University and Nagaland University) granting different  degree programs in the areas of agrarian, veterinary and partnered sciences.
  • Nationally Accredited: Today, the nation has a huge ICAR-AU system with a total of 73 Agricultural Universities (AUs) including 61 State Agricultural, Veterinary, Horticulture, and Fisheries Universities.

  • Frequency: Indian Council of Agricultural Research conducts ICAR AIEEA 2018 Entrance Exam every year usually in the month of may 2018. 

  • Entrance Exam: ICAR AIEEA 2018 exam is a qualifying examination which is mandatory to be cleared by applicants for getting admission into UG, PG and Ph.D. courses in Agriculture domain.

  • Seat allotment: Candidates appearing for ICAR AIEEA 2018 PG exam are offered admission to fill 25%  of the seats in masters programmes [100% seats in ICAR-Deemed to be Universities (DUs)] as well as doctoral programmes offered at accredited Agricultural Universities.

  • Universities accepting AIEEA 2018: At present, there are 59 (Approx) Accredited Agricultural Universities (AUs) under ICAR-AU system where admission would be conceded in licensed programs.

  • Overall graduates every year: Agriculture education system is producing bright human asset and every year around 15,000 graduates, 11,000 Masters, and 2,500 Ph.D.s are admitted.

  • Subjects: Under ICAR the undergraduate degree can be done in 10 subject specific domains of agriculture and allied sciences. Master's degree can be done in about 95 subjects. All of these programmes are awarded by universities associated with the ICAR and are well recognized and accepted throughout the globe.

  • Counselling Fees: Applicants will have to register for ICAR AIEEA 2018 counselling by paying INR.2000 after declaration ICAR AIEEA 2018 UG Exam result. This counselling fee can be paid using Credit Card/Debit Card or Net Banking.

  • Conducting Authority: The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), New Delhi conducts All India Entrances Examination for Admission (ICAR AIEEA 2018) to Undergraduate, Postgraduates and Doctoral degree programmes in agriculture and allied science for filling 15 % #seats in bachelor and 25 % seats each in Master.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Exam Highlights:

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Notifications

Exam name

All India Entrance Exam for Admission 2018 



Conducting body of ICAR AIEEA 2018

ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Exam Type

UnderGraduate (UG)/PostGraduate (PG)


Agriculture and Allied Sciences

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Exam Level

Nationa level

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Exam Date

UG Courses: 12th May 2018 

PG Courses: 13th May 2018


Offline (Paper Based Test)

Exam Duration

2 hours and 30 minutes.

Marking scheme

UG Courses: Correct answer 4 marks, wrong answer (-1) marks

PG Courses: Correct answer 5 marks,

Wrong answer (-1/4) marks

Total marks

UG: 720 marks; PG: 650 marks.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Courses Offered:








Home Science


Food Science


Agricultural Engineering

Dairy Technology

Agricultural Marketing & Co-operation



Plant Biotechnology

Plant Sciences

Physical Science

Entomology and Nematology


Social Sciences

Statistical Sciences


Forestry/Agroforestry and Silviculture

Agricultural Engineering & Technology

Water Science & Technology

Home Science

Animal Biotechnology

Veterinary Science

Animal Sciences

Fisheries Science

Dairy Science

Dairy Technology

Food Science Technology

Agri-Business Management

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Latest News:

Alert: ICAR Postpones All Indian Entrance Exam for Agriculture (AIEEA) 2018.

  • AIEEA 2018 entrance exam has been postponed, the ICAR AIEEA 2018  exam which was supposed to be held on 12th & 13th May 2018.

  • An Official Statement from Indian Council and Research has confirmed this news stating that the decision has been taken due to some administrative reason and hence the dates for AIEEA 2018 examination has been postponed.

Official Exam Exam Date for ICAR AIEEA 2018: 

  • ICAR has officially announced the ICAR AIEEA 2018 examination date which is on 12th May 2018 for UG courses and 13th May 2018 for PG courses.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Important Dates/Schedules:

  • Application form: The ICAR AIEEA 2018 Application form will be released on 16th April 2018 and the candidates are supposed to submit the filled Application form within 1st May 2018.
  • Admit Card: The admit card for ICAR AIEEA 2018 shall be available from 7th May 2018 on the official website of AIEEA.

  • To know more about the ICAR AIEEA 2018 Important Dates/Schedules like Admit card, counselling dates click here.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Undergraduates Courses: The ICAR AIEEA 2018 candidate must have completed 10+2 with not less than 50% marks in aggregate for General, (40% for SC/ST and PWD).

  • Postgraduates Courses: The ICAR AIEEA 2018 candidate must have secured at least 60% marks if he or she belongs to the General category, for SC/ST/PH the eligibility slab is 50% marks from any recognized university and is equivalent to the bachelor's degree.

  • For more information about ICAR AIEEA 2018 Eligibility Criteria and Age limit of the exam for UG and PG, click here.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Application Form:

  • Mode of Application: Aspirants can fill the ICAR AIEEA 2018 UG and PG online application form through the official website of ICAR.
  • Required Documents: In the ICAR AIEEA 2018 application form, candidates have to upload scanned images of the photograph with name & date, signature & left-hand thumb impression (for boys) & right-hand thumb impression (for girls).

  • For more information about the ICAR AIEEA 2018 exam application process and for the step-wise instructions for filling the application form, click here.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Admit Card:

  • Credentials: The candidates are required to enter their Application Number and Password to download the admit card for ICAR AIEEA 2018.

  • Instruction: The ICAR AIEEA 2018 applicant will not be allowed in the examination without self-attestation of Photo, Signature, and Thumb Impression on the e-Admit card.

  • For more information about ICAR AIEEA 2018 Admit Card, and for the step-wise instructions to download the admit card click here.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Paper Pattern for UG courses: The ICAR AIEEA 2018 exam pattern consists of single question booklet comprising of five subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and Agriculture. The Paper will have 180 multiple choice type questions.

  • Paper Pattern for PG courses: The question paper of ICAR AIEEA 2018  PG admission test for each of the 20 major subject-groups consists of 150 MCQ type questions and 10 cross-matching type questions.
  • To get more detailed information about marking scheme and exam pattern for ICAR AIEEA 2018 UG and PG courses, click here

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Syllabus:

  • Syllabus pattern for UG: The ICAR AIEEA 2018 undergraduates syllabus consists of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and Agriculture. Candidates can download the ICAR AIEEA 2018 Syllabus PDF for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses.

  • Syllabus Pattern for PG: The ICAR AIEEA 2018 postgraduates syllabus consists of subjects like Entomology, social sciences, statistical sciences, horticulture, forestry science, water science technology, etc. 

  • To get detailed information about ICAR AIEEA 2018 Syllabus for UG and PG courses, click here.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Results:

  • Results Date: On the official website ICAR AIEEA 2018 results will be declared on 28th May 2018 along with the answer key and Merit List.

  • Merit List: The seats will be offered based on the merit of the candidates in UG and PG All India Entrance Examination. On the basis of candidate’s merit in AIEEA UG, the National Talent Scholarships (NTS) will be awarded.

  • To know more about cut off and steps to download the ICAR AIEEA 2018 Results for UG and PG courses, click here.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Counselling:

  • Mode of Counselling: Aspirants of ICAR AIEEA 2018 need not visit the campus or any other venue as the counselling process is completely online. 

  • Seat Allotment: The courses and the institutions displayed to the candidates for admission will be according to their scores and eligibility. Download the provisional allotment letter and the printout has to be presented at the allotted University. 

  • To know more about ICAR AIEEA 2018 counselling process and seat allotment process for UG and PG courses, click here.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Contact Details:

The individuals who wish to get in touch with the Board can make use of any of the following means to communicate with ICAR AIEEA 2018 authorities. The contact details are as follows:

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Communication Details


Krishi Bhavan, Dr Rajendra Prasad Road,

New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India


+91 1123382629/ 91-11-23384773






ICAR AIEEA sample paper

ICAR 2018 Important Dates

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Important Dates Summary:

  • Application Start Date: Online ICAR AIEEA 2018 Application Form submission starts from 16th April 2018.

  • Application End Date: Last date to apply for ICAR AIEEA 2018 UG/PG  exam is on 1st May 2018.

  • Exam Date: ICAR AIEEA 2018 UG/PG Examination will be held on 12th May 2018.

  • Result Date: ICAR AIEEA 2018 UG/PG Results will be announced on 28th May 2018.

  • Admit Card: ICAR AIEEA 2018 UG/PG Admit Card will be available by 7th May 2018.

ICAR 2018 Eligibility

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Eligibility Criteria Summary:

Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate courses:

Age & Nationality:

  • Aspirants are eligible to apply for ICAR AIEEA 2018 UG courses if they are Indian Nationals and at least 16 years of age as on August 31, 2018.

Educational Qualification:

  • Completed (10+2) with an equivalent degree. Candidates should have cleared their qualifying examination with not less than 50% aggregate if they belong to General, OBC and UPS categories.

  • The minimum percentage to be scored in qualifying examination by SC, ST, and PC category students for admission is 40%.

Eligibility Criteria for Postgraduate courses:

Age & Nationality:

  • Aspirants need to be Indian nationals to meet ICAR AIEEA 2018 PG eligibility criteria. Candidates are eligible to apply for AIEEA PG exam if they are not below 19 years of age as on August 31, 2018. No relaxation will be given to anyone with respect to the minimum age limit.

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates meet the eligibility criteria for AIEEA PG exam have to clear or are in the final year of their Bachelor degree such that they are pursuing their course from a recognized university in the concerned stream/field under 10+2+5 (BVSc & AH), 10+2+4, 10+6 years degree programmes.

ICAR 2018 Application Process

  • Official Website: Candidate needs to visit the official website of ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 and AIEEA PG 2018 was available in online mode.

  • No Correction: Candidates need to fill the application form carefully, no correction is made once after the submission form.

  • Documents: Candidates have to upload scanned images of the photograph with name & date, signature & left-hand thumb impression (for boys) & right-hand thumb impression (for girls).

  • Submission: Candidates are allowed to submit only one application, more than one application will be rejected.

  • Fee Payment Proof: Before sending the hard copy of the application form, candidates must check the proof of fee payment has been attached.

  • Fee Payment: Candidates have the option for payment of examination fees either using the credit card, debit card, or Net Banking using Payment Gateway of Canara Bank.

ICAR 2018 Application Form Details

Candidates have to apply for ICAR AIEEA 2018 only through online from the official website and are also downloadable.

  • Availability: The online application is available from 16th April 2018 to 1st May 2018.

  • Details: Candidates name should be given as per the 10th standard marks certificate and enter required details like category, academic details.

  • Eligibility: Candidate's Date of Birth as mentioned carefully matching the eligibility criteria.

  • Qualification: Candidates have to select the State/ Union territory/ Foreign Country from where he/she completed his/her 10+2.

  • Domicile: Further, from the drop-down list, candidates have to select their Nationality.

  • Documents to be uploaded: Candidates have to upload the scanned copies of their recent photograph and signature using the option of upload file on the screen.

ICAR 2018 Admit Card

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Admit Card Summary:

Download the admit card, follow the steps given below:

  • Official Website: Visit official website site of ICAR AIEEA and click on admit card link.  

  • Credentials: Enter details like registration number and password in the provided space.

  • Submit: Click on the login button to submit the details.

  • Admit Card: The admit card will be displayed on your screen.

  • Print: Download and take print out of the admit card.

ICAR 2018 Exam Pattern

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Exam Pattern Summary:

Examination Pattern for UG AIEEA:

  • Questions: UG AIEEA exam pattern consists of only single question paper containing 180 multiple choice questions. 60 question will be asked of each subject.

  • Duration: The questions will be asked in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Agriculture and duration of examination for 2 1/2 hours.

  • Subjects: The overall paper has five subjects, but candidates have to attempt only three.

  • Marks: A total number of question paper will be of 720 marks and medium of examination is English and Hindi.

  • Marking Scheme: For the correct answer, 4 marks will be allotted to the candidates and there is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer.

Examination Pattern for PG AIEEA:

  • Questions: The question paper of AIEEA PG admission test for each of the 20 major subject-groups consists of 150 MCQ type questions and 10 cross-matching type questions and question paper will be 650 marks.

  • Language: The medium of the question paper will be English only.

  • Marking Scheme: For the correct response, 4 marks (for MCQ) & 5 Marks (for cross-matching type questions) will be awarded to the candidates.

  • Negative Marking: There is the provision of negative marking of 1 mark for every MCQ incorrect answer and 0.2 marks for incorrect matching type sub-question/pairing.

ICAR 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus pattern for UG:

The ICAR AIEEA undergraduates have following subjects:

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

  • Biology and Agriculture

Syllabus Pattern for PG:

These are subjects for PG examination:

  • Plant biotechnology

  • Plant science

  • Entomology, social sciences

  • Physical science

  • Statistical sciences, horticulture

  • Forestry science

  • Water science technology

  • Home science

  • Animal biotechnology

  • Veterinary science

  • Animal sciences

  • Fishery science

  • Dairy science

  • Dairy technology food

  • Science technology and agri-Business Management.

ICAR 2018 Results

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Results Summary:

  • Declaration: ICAR declares the result of AIEEA UG 2018 and AIEEA PG 2018 on 28th May 2018.
  • Official Website: Aspirants can check the result online through the official website of the council.

  • Merit List: In case of candidates getting equivalent ranks in the Entrance Examination, a relative merit-rank list will be resolved on the premise of marks acquired in the fundamental subjects Mathematics(PCM)/Biology(PCB)/Agriculture (ABC/PCA) in AIEEA-UG Examination.

  • Counselling: In case if both candidates get equal marks candidate with higher age is preferred. Category-wise final merit-rank list for counselling might be prepared based on the reservation category data given by the candidate in OMR Answer sheet.

  • Seat Allotment: The seats will be offered based on the merit obtained by the candidates in UG and PG All India Entrance Examination.

  • Scholarships: On the basis of candidate’s merit in AIEEA UG, the National Talent Scholarships (NTS) will be awarded.

ICAR 2018 Counselling

The counselling for UG & PG courses starts from 7th July 2018  and organized through online mode.

  • Enrol: Candidates have to enrol in the counselling procedure. Only qualified candidates will be considered for admission to the Agricultural Universities.

  • Categories: Candidates have achieved a minimum of 50% marks for General and UPS categories and a minimum of 40% marks for SC/ST/PC categories in the Entrance examination.

List of original documents to be produced at the time of counselling is as follows:

  • All certificates and mark sheets/grade reports, in original related.

  • Candidates from SC, ST and non-creamy layer of OBC categories, Original Certificate as per Central Govt. requirements and issued by Competent Authority.

  • Medical Certificate in case of Physically Challenged (PC) candidates issued by Medical Officer.

  • Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate issued by Government of India or else proof of age(voter card).

  • Admit Card, hard copy of Online Application Form and letter issued by the ICAR to qualified candidates related to admission.

  • Passport size colour photographs with name and photocopy of the Application Form.

  • Domicile certificate.

  • Aadhaar card or Residence certificate. 

Colleges which accept [ICAR 2018]

Swati M. Sc , batch of 2018
20 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

ICAR 2018 is the entrance exam to get the admission in this college.

Durgasi Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biochemistry), batch of 2017
06 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The candidate must clear the ICAR 2018 exam and must be a graduate in B.Sc in relevant field from a recognized institute.

Dippy Mac animal husbandry , batch of 2019
05 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The candidate must clear the ICAR 2018 exam and must have passed the 12th from a recognized institute. Minimum 450/640 cutoff mark is required.

Ranabir Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture), batch of 2018
03 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The candidate must clear the ICAR 2018 exam and must have passed the 12th from a recognized institute.

Kashika Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2019
06 Sep 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:

The admission at our college can be done in two ways; one is by the entrance exam which will be conducted by the college and another one is by the ICAR 2018.

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