ICAR 2019

Exam Date : 12th May 2019 To 13th May 2019
Result Date : 28th May 2019

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus and Pattern


Introduction to ICAR AIEEA 2019

  • About ICAR Exam: Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) conducts 'All India entrance examination for Admission'(AIEEA) for the selection of candidates who want to pursue professional degree courses in the Top Agriculture Colleges in India. It is a National level entrance exam which is conducted every once in a year.

  • With 101 ICAR Institutes and 71 Agriculture universities spread across the country, this is one of the largest agriculture systems in and around the world.

  • ICAR AIEEA 2019 Admission: By applying for ICAR AIEEA 2019 Candidates can get admission in Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral degree programmes in agriculture and applied science.

  •  For ICAR's twenty-third AIEEA 2019 Online Applications are accessible for admission for Bachelors (AIEEA-2019), Masters (AIEEA-PG-2019), PhD. (AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS)-2019)Degree Programmes in Agriculture and allied sciences in Agriculture Universities 2018-19.

  • Number of Seats: Through ICAR exam 2019, candidates can get admission in 15% seats in Bachelor Degree and 25% seats in Masters Degree.

  • Eligibility: The candidates who are willing to write the ICAR Exam must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognised Institute.
  • Scholarship: Through this entrance exam, scholarships are awarded to those candidates who take admission outside their state of residence

    • UG course: AIEEA exam - the National Talent Scholarship

    • PG course: Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

    • PhD: Senior Research Fellowship.

  • Nationally Accredited: The ICAR-AU system has a total of 73 Agricultural Universities (AUs) including 61 State (Veterinary, Horticulture & Fisheries ) Universities. 

  • The exam is conducted once in a year by the ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Exam Highlights

Name of the Exam

All India Entrance Exam for Admission

Abbreviated As


Conducting Body

ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

Exam Type

Undergraduate (UG) / Postgraduate (PG)

Programmes Offered

Agriculture and Allied Sciences

 Exam Level

National level

Exam Date (Tentative)

Undergraduate Courses: 12th May 2019 

Postgraduate Courses: 13th May 2019 

Mode of Exam

Offline i.e. Pen & 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

Undergraduate: 720 marks

Postgraduate: 650 marks. 

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Courses Offered








Home Science


Food Science




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 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Form Date: ICAR AIEEA 2019 Application Form will be available from 16th April 2019. 

  • The ICAR Exam 2019 application form fee for General category is INR 500/- and for reserved category (SC, ST & PWD) it is INR 250/-

  • Admit Card Date: ICAR AIEEA Admit Card 2019 will be available for download from 7th May 2019 onwards.

  • Click ICAR 2019 Important Dates for other important dates regarding ICAR AIEEA Exam 2019. 

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Eligibility

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Eligibility details are given below: 

  • UG Courses: Candidates should have passed 10+2 from any of the Govt. recognized board or equivalent with a minimum 50% aggregate and for SC/ST candidates the minimum aggregate would be 40%.

  • PG Courses: Candidate should have cleared his/her graduation from any recognized university with a minimum of 60% aggregate.

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Application Form

The brief information about the application form  is given below:

  • Application Form: Candidates can fill the ICAR exam application form via online mode for both UG and PG programmes. 

  • Documents Required: Candidates have to upload the required documents such as scanned passport size photographs, digital signature, and thumb impression in order to complete the application process. 

  • For more information ICAR Exam Application Form 2019 on click here. 

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Admit Card

  • ICAR AIEEA Admit Card 2019 will be released on 7th May 2019. 

  • Visit the ICAR official website and click on the link 'Download Admit Card' and enter the application number, password.

  • Click on 'Submit' button then download the admit card and take a print of it for further reference.

  • The ICAR 2019 admit card is a mandatory document for the candidates appearing for the ICAR entrance exam. 

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Exam Pattern

The brief information about ICAR AIEEA 2019 Exam Pattern is given below:

  • ICAR AIEEA 2019 UG Exam: The AIEEA exam is divided into two streams i.e Stream-A and Stream-B

  • Stream-A consists of questions from subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Agriculture/Biology subjects.

  • Stream-B exam paper will consist of questions from subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

  • In AIEEA UG Stream-A exam paper, there are questions from both subjects – Biology and Agriculture.

  • Candidates need to attempt questions from either of the subjects.

  • Candidates have to attempt 180 multiple choice questions. In which, for each correct answer 4 marks will be awarded and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

  • ICAR AIEEA 2019 PG Exam: The exam comprises of 150 MCQ based questions in which for every correct answer 4 marks will be awarded and for every wrong attempt 1 mark will be deducted.

  • Candidates also have to attempt 10 cross-matching type questions in which, for every correct response 5 marks will be awarded and for every wrong attempt, 0.2 marks will be deducted. 

ICAR Exam 2019 Syllabus

  • UG Exam Syllabus: Candidate will have Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Agriculture subject for ICAR AIEEA 2019 exam.
  • PG Exam Syllabus: Candidate will have subjects like Entomology, social sciences, statistical sciences, horticulture, forestry science, water science technology, etc. for ICAR AIEEA 2019 PG exam and the detailed information regarding syllabus is provided in ICAR Exam Syllabus 2019.

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Results

Important dates regarding ICAR Exam Results 2019 is provided below:

  • Result Date: Results of ICAR AIEEA 2019 will be available from 28th May 2019 on the official website. The result will be declared in both merit-wise as will as category-wise. 

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Counselling

Details about ICAR Exam Counselling 2019 procedure is provided below:

  • Counselling Mode: Candidates are required to register online for the ICAR counselling round. The candidate who qualifies the ICAR AIEEA 2019 result can apply for the counselling.

  • Counselling Based: Candidates will get admissions based on the merit list.

ICAR 2019 Preparation Tips

  • Follow Proper Time Table

  • Be Aware of the Syllabus

  • Start your Preparation on Time

  • Revise frequently

  • Work on Basic Concepts

  • Improve your Skills.

ICAR 2019 FAQs

Q: For the year 2019, when will the ICAR AIEEA Notifications be released?

Ans: The ICAR AIEEA 2019 Notification will be released in March 2019.

Q: Can I get admission into any UG/PG agriculture without writing ICAR AIEEA?

Ans: No, there are no direct admissions for any Bachelors or Masters Agricultural programs. Qualifying ICAR AIEEA is mandatory.

Q: If I make an error while filling out the application form, can I send in a second application form?

Ans: One applicant can send in only one ICAR application form. Multiple forms will either get rejected or cancelled.

Q: I finished my 10+2 in the year 2016 and I am 20 years of age. Am I eligible to take the ICAR 2019 exam?

Ans: Yes, you are eligible to apply for ICAR 2019. The lower age limit for UG program is 16 and for PG program, it is 19.

Q: I am from the OBC(NCL) category and I would like to apply for ICAR PG Scholarship. I would like to know if there is any reservation for OBC(NCL) or for UPS Category.

Ans: There are no reservations for the scholarships for any candidates.

Q: What are the age limits for ICAR UG and PG courses?

Ans: The lower age limit for UG and PG courses are 16 and 19 respectively. There is no upper age limit for ICAR AIEEA 2019.

Q: Will I receive my ICAR 2019 admit card by post?

Ans: No, the admit card will not be sent to the candidates via post. You will have to download it from the official website – www.icar.org.in

ICAR 2019 Contact Details:

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Communication Details


Krishi Bhavan, Dr Rajendra Prasad Road,

New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India


+91 1123382629/ 91-11-23384773






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ICAR 2019 Important Dates

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Important Dates Summary:

  • Application Start Date: Online ICAR AIEEA 2019 Application Form submission starts from 16th April 2019.

  • Application End Date: Last date to apply for ICAR AIEEA 2019 UG/PG  exam is on 1st May 2019.

  • Exam Date: ICAR AIEEA 2019 UG/PG Examination will be held on 12th May 2019.

  • Result Date: ICAR AIEEA 2019 UG/PG Results will be announced on 28th May 2019.

  • Admit Card: ICAR AIEEA 2019 UG/PG Admit Card will be available by 7th May 2019.

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ICAR 2019 Eligibility

ICAR Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria Summary:

Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate courses:

Age & Nationality:

  • Aspirants are eligible to apply for ICAR AIEEA 2019 UG courses if they are Indian Nationals and at least 16 years of age as on August 31, 2019.

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 2019 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 2019. 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.
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ICAR 2019 Application Process

  • Official Website: Candidate needs to visit the official website of ICAR AIEEA UG 2019 and AIEEA PG 2019 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.

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ICAR 2019 Application Form Details

Candidates have to apply for ICAR AIEEA 2019 only through online from the official website and are also downloadable.

  • Availability: The online application is available from 16th April 2019 to 1st May 2019.

  • 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.
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ICAR 2019 Admit Card

ICAR AIEEA 2019 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.

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ICAR 2019 Exam Pattern

ICAR AIEEA 2019 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.

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ICAR 2019 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.

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ICAR 2019 Results

ICAR AIEEA 2019 Results Summary:

  • Declaration: ICAR declares the result of AIEEA UG 2019 and AIEEA PG 2019 on 28th May 2019.
  • 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

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ICAR 2019 Counselling

The counselling for UG & PG courses starts from 7th July 2019  and organized through online mode.

  • Enroll: Candidates have to enroll 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 color photographs with name and photocopy of the Application Form.

  • Domicile certificate.

  • Aadhaar card or Residence certificate. 

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