Courses offered : 10 Bachelor Degree programmes of 4 Year duration as listed below
(a) BSc (Hons) in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Community Science, Sericulture
(c) B.Tech in Agriculture Engg, Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Biotechnology
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), an apex body for coordinating, guiding and managing research and education in agriculture in the entire country under the aegis of DARE, Ministry of Agriculture, has been able to foster a countrywide arrangement with the AUs to set aside 15% of their seats for Bachelor degree programmes to be admitted through ICAR’s All India Entrance Examination so as to reduce academic inbreeding, increase mobility among students, encourage national integration and infuse merit and uniform examination standards leading to improved overall quality of agricultural education. Accordingly, ICAR conducts All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA) to Bachelor degree programmes in agriculture and allied subjects, other than veterinary sciences, at Agricultural Universities on 15% of the University seats (except RLB CAU Jhansi, NDRI Karnal and Dr.RP CAU Pusa, Bihar where100% seats will be filled up) every year. National Talent Scholarship (NTS) of Rs.2000/month are awarded based on the AIEEA-UG examination to all those candidates who take admission outside their state of domicile. Further, not more than 40% candidates from any one state are admitted in any agricultural university/subject. ICAR’s 22ndAIEEA-UG-2017 examination for the academic session 2017-18 will be conducted at 49 examination city centres spread all over the country, enabling participation of a large number of candidates seeking admission in Bachelor degree programmes in accredited AUs in different disciplines. Only candidates declared qualified for counseling will be considered for allocation of subject and the Agricultural University. There is no direct nomination for admission through ICAR in any Bachelor degree programme without qualifying in this examination.
No. of seats : Agriculture (1021), Horticulture (211), Forestry (55), Fisheries (83), Community Science (104), Sericulture (7), Agriculture Engineering (177), Dairy Technology (72), Food Technology (29), Biotechnology (40)
ICAR 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, at the rate of Rs.2,000/- per month during the period of study
a) 15%for SC, 7.5% for ST, 3% for PC (horizontally across the categories)
b) Reservation for candidates belonging to OBC category will be given only at NDRI, Karnal; Nagaland University SASARD, Medziphema; BHU; CAUs; ViswaBharati (PSB) as per Government of India directives applicable at the time of counseling and Hon'ble SC order and as per seat positions communicated by the University concerned
c) For emote and Under Privileged States : 2% seats under each subjects would be reserved, horizontally across categories for the candidates of the remote and Under Privileged States/ UTs namely (i) Andaman & Nicobar Islands, (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 and (xii) Tripura 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 domicile certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of admission. There will not be any State quota within this quota.
Re-Checking/ Re-Evaluation of OMR Answer Sheets : No representation for re-evaluation / rechecking shall be entertained as answer sheets of the entrance examination are in the format of OMR sheets which are evaluated through computerized scanning / processing. However, the candidate may be allowed to inspect his / her own OMR answer sheet along with answer key or given a copy thereof, if such representation / request is submitted by the candidate in his or her own handwriting and signature within 10 days from the date of declaration of result on ICAR website along with a copy of e-admit card, hard copy of online application form and Demand Draft of Rs.500/- (Rupees five hundred only) drawn in favour of “Secretary,ICAR Education Division Revolving Fund” payable at New Delhi.
Note : Incomplete/mutilated hard copy of computer generated confirmation copy of Application with unclear photograph or copy having overwriting or non-payment of requisite fee amount or amount lesser than prescribed fee or without Aadhaar number or 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID or in case of candidates from J&K, Assam &Meghalaya passport number/ration card number/bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number, shall be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.