AIEEA-UG by NTA on behalf of ICAR

ICAR-AIEEA-UG Entrance Exam

Exam name ICAR-AIEEA-UG
Notification Status Announced
Examination Body

NTA on behalf of ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

Examination Body Type Other
Popularity Popular - All India
Summary

For 2023, only the exam date has been announced. Rest of the information here shall be updated once released by NTA.

Courses offered: 11 Bachelor Degree programmes of 4 Year duration as listed below
(a) BSc (Hons) in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Community Science, Sericulture
(b) BFSc
(c) B.Tech in Agriculture Engg, Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Biotechnology
(d) Food Nutrition and Dietetics (this course is subject to accreditation by National Agricultural Education Accreditation Board)

About ICAR: The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is the apex body for coordinating, guiding, and managing research and education in agriculture in the entire country under the aegis of DARE, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

The ICAR-AU System of India has 74 Agricultural Universities comprising 63 State Agricultural, Veterinary, Horticultural and Fisheries Universities (SAUs), 4 ICAR-DUs, viz. IARI, IVRI, NDRI and CIFE, 3 Central Agricultural Universities (CAU, Imphal, Dr. RPCAU, Pusa and RLB CAU, Jhansi), 4 Central Universities (CUs) having Faculty of Agriculture (BHU, AMU, Viswa Bharati and Nagaland University).

The National Agricultural Research and Education and Extension System (NAREES) of India is one of the largest agricultural research systems in the world, admitting more than 28,000 students at UG level and over 17,500 students at the PG and Doctoral level annually, in different disciplines of Agriculture and Allied Sciences.

ICAR has entrusted to the National Testing Agency(NTA), the task of conducting its Entrance and Fellowship Examinations since 2019.

During 2021-22, against the total of 2879 eats, 2098 candidates were recommended by ICAR for admission to accredited Bachelor's degree programs in 57 accredited AUs under the ICAR-AU system.

About AIEEA-UG 2022: All India Entrance Examination for (a) admission to 15% seats in Bachelor Degree Programme in Agriculture and Allied Sciences ( Other than veterinary sciences) at Agricultural Universities (100% seats at NDRI Karnal, RLBCAU Jhansi & DR. RPCAU PUSA) and (b) award of National Talent Scholarship in Agriculture & Allied Science subjects (other than Veterinary Science). Candidates declared eligible for registration and choice filling for counseling by ICAR will only be considered for allocation of subject and the Agricultural University.

Further, not more than 40% of candidates from any one state shall be admitted in any agricultural university in a particular subject and category.

There is no provision of direct nomination for admission through ICAR in any Bachelor's degree program without qualifying in ICAR-AIEEA (UG).

List of Universities: To align with the New Education Policy (NEP 2020) and reduce the burden on students for appearing in multiple entrance examinations for admissions in AUs, ICAR has taken an initiative and asked for the consent of AUs if they wish to utilize the NTA scores for UG admissions during academic session 2022-23. The list of AUs which have expressed their willingness to utilize NTA scores is given at APPENDIX-I of the information bulletin.

No. of seats: Number of seats available for admission through AIEEA (UG) in different disciplines at accredited Agricultural Universities (including non-accredited RLBCAU, Jhansi, and some non-accredited programs and colleges of Dr. RPCAU, Pusa) for the academic session 2022-23 will be displayed on ICAR website www.icar.org.in at the time of online counseling.

National Talent Scholarship: National Talent Scholarship would be available through the Agricultural University concerned, to every student admitted on ICAR seat at any Agricultural University in a state outside his/her domicile state. Detailed terms & conditions for the fellowship and admission can be found @ http://www.icar.org.in/files/FINALGuidelines(GNTS)-26072016.pdf.  The revised rate of NTS for UG is Rs.3000/- per month.

Note: Candidates recommended for admission to Bachelor’s degree programs of RLBCAU, Jhansi, and to the nonaccredited Bachelor’s degree programs or non-accredited colleges of Dr. RPCAU, Pusa shall not be eligible for award of NTS(UG). Scholarships to such candidates may be made from the budgets of the respective universities.

Reservation
a) 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 5% for PwD (horizontally across the categories)

b) Reservation for candidates belonging to the Central OBC-NCL category would be available at BHU, PSB Viswa Bharati, SASARD Nagaland University, CAUs, IARI, and NDRI as per the latest Government of India directives applicable at the time of counseling.

c) EWS: Reservation of seats for EWS shall be available in Central Educational Institutions and not to SAUs and minority educational institutions in accordance with the Govt. of India directive(s) applicable at the time of counseling.

d) For remote and Under Privileged States / UT (UPS): 2% of seats under each discipline would be reserved, horizontally, across categories for the candidates of the remote and underprivileged States/UTs namely (i) Andaman & Nicobar Island, (ii) Arunachal Pradesh, (iii) Dadra and Nagar Haveli, (iv) Daman & Diu, (v) Goa, (vi) Lakshadweep, (vii) Manipur, (viii) Meghalaya, (ix) Mizoram, (x) Nagaland, (xi) Sikkim (xii) Tripura and (xiii) Ladakh where educational facilities in Agriculture and Allied Science subjects either do not exist or have no SAU(s) and who qualify this examination. UPS candidates will have to produce a domicile certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of admission. There will not be any State quota within this quota.

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