ICAR AIEEA Exam Pattern 2024: Subject-wise Pattern, Marking Scheme

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Jun 3, 2024

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ICAR AIEEA exam pattern 2024 is set by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research for UG and PG programs. The exam pattern of ICAR AIEEA 2024 consists of 150 questions. As per the ICAR AIEEA UG exam pattern, the candidates are given 150 minutes to finish all the questions. Candidates must understand that there are 4 combinations of subjects in the AIEEA question paper pattern.

The AIEEA exam pattern consists of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Agriculture. The test will be conducted online and computer-based as per the ICAR AIEEA paper pattern. Candidates can read along to understand the ICAR AIEEA syllabus and exam pattern.

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ICAR AIEEA Exam Pattern 2024 UG Highlights

Aspirants for ICAR AIEEA 2024 examination must go through the exam pattern to get complete information about the examination. Candidates who wish to apply for UG courses at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and affiliated colleges can check the following details.

Highlights (UG) Particulars
Exam Name Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)
Conducting Body Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
Website icar.nta.nic.in
Programs Offered Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Exam Duration 2 Hours and 30 Minutes (150 Minutes)
Number of Paper 1
Subjects Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
Biology
Agriculture
Sections 3
Section Time-Limit No Sectional Time Limit
Exam Medium Hindi or English
Total Number of Questions 150
Type of Questions Multiple-Choice Questions
Total Number of Marks 600

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ICAR AIEEA Exam Pattern 2024 PG Highlights

Candidates must go through the ICAR AIEEA exam pattern to get complete information about the test. Some of the important points related to the AIEEA exam pattern for the PG programs are provided below for the candidates.

  • In the AIEEA PG question paper, there is a one-question paper for each of the 20 major subject groups, which includes 120 multiple choices objective types of questions.
  • Apart from this, there are 10 cross-matching type questions, each having five sub-questions for every subject-group paper.
  • The 20 major subject groups are Plant Biotechnology, Plant Sciences, Physical Science, Entomology and Nematology, Agronomy, Social Sciences, Statistical Sciences, Horticulture, Forestry/Agroforestry and Silviculture, Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Water Science & Technology, Community Science (erstwhile Home Science), Animal Biotechnology, Veterinary Science, Animal Sciences, Fisheries Science, Dairy Science, Dairy Technology, Food Science Technology & Agri-Business Management.

The ICAR AIEEA paper pattern for PG courses are tabulated below.

Highlights (PG) Particulars
Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Exam Duration 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
Number of Paper 1
Subjects Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
Biology
Agriculture
Sections 3
Section Time-Limit No Sectional Time Limit
Exam Medium Hindi or English
Total Number of Questions 120
Type of Questions Multiple-Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions 480

ICAR AIEEA Marking Scheme 2024

Candidates appearing for the examination must refer to the marking scheme for ICAR AIEEA 2024. The marking scheme is provided below. 

ICAR AIEEA 2024 Marking Scheme
Marks awarded for the correct answer +4
Marks deducted for the wrong answer -1
Marks deducted for unanswered question No marks are deducted for unanswered questions

ICAR AIEEA Exam Paper Combination

It is essential to understand that the AIEEA question paper pattern has 4 combinations of subjects that candidates can opt for. All 4 combinations of the ICAR AIEEA pattern consist of the following subjects.

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Agriculture

The combinations as per the AIEEA exam pattern, are tabulated below.

Combination Name Subjects
PCM Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
PCB Physics, Chemistry and Biology
PCA Physics, Chemistry and Agriculture
ABC Agriculture, Biology and Chemistry

ICAR AIEEA Syllabus 2024

Candidates can refer to the ICAR AIEEA syllabus of both the UG and PG courses as per the ICAR AIEEA exam pattern 2024 from the sections below.

ICAR AIEEA Syllabus for UG

The subject-wise UG syllabus as per the AIEEA exam pattern is as follows.

Physics:

Candidates should refer to the following topics under the Physics subject as they hold much weightage under the subject.

Topics Name Topics Name
Physical World and Measurement Electrostatics
Kinematics Current Electricity
Laws of Motion Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and Power Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
The Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Electromagnetic Waves
Gravitation Optics
Properties of Bulk Matter Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Thermodynamics Atoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Electronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves Communication Systems

Chemistry:

Under chemistry, the candidates should refer to the topics mentioned below.

Topics Name Topics Name
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Hydrocarbons
Solid State Electrochemistry
Solutions Chemical Kinetics
Structure of Atom Surface Chemistry
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Chemical Bonding and the Molecular Structure Group 15 Elements and Group 16 Elements
States of Matter: Gases and Liquids Group 17 Elements and Group 18 Elements
Thermodynamics d and f Block Elements
Equilibrium Coordination Compounds
Redox Reactions Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Hydrogen Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals) Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Preparation and properties of some important compounds Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
p-Block Elements Biomolecules and Polymers
Group 14 Elements Environmental Chemistry
Organic Chemistry Chemistry in Everyday Life

Biology:

The candidates, under the biology subject, should refer to important subjects such as unit of life, diversity of life, and so on. The detailed list of the topics is mentioned below.

Topics Name Topics Name
The Living World Multicellularity: Structure and Function - Plant Life
Unit of Life Multicellularity: Structure and Function - Animal Life
Diversity of Life Origin and Evolution of Life and Continuity of Life
Organisms and Environment Application of Biology

Mathematics:

The candidates should refer to the following topics mentioned below while preparing for this subject.

Topics Name Topics Name
Sets and Functions Linear Programming
Algebra Mathematical Reasoning
Coordinate Geometry Statistics and Probability
Calculus Statics
Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry Dynamics

Agriculture:

Under agriculture as a subject, the candidate should follow the list of topics mentioned below while preparing to score well. 

  • Agrometeorology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • Livestock Production
  • Crop Production
  • Horticulture

FAQs

What is the duration of ICAR AIEEA PG exam?

The duration of the ICAR AIEEA PG exam is two hours.

How many subjects are there in the ICAR AIEEA Exam?

There are almost 20 subjects in the ICAR AIEEA 2024 Exam?

As per the ICAR AIEEA exam pattern 2024, how many sections are there in the exam?

There are three sections in the examination with no sectional time limit.

What combinations are available as per the AIEEA exam pattern?

There are 4 combinations which are available - 1. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 2. Physics, Chemistry and Biology 3. Agriculture, Biology and Chemistry 4. Physics, Chemistry and Agriculture

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