ICAR Drops AIEEA UG 2023 In Favour Of CUET


Reversing its earlier announcement of dates for AIEEA-UG 2023 (All India Entrance Exam for Agriculture – Under Graduate), the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has decided to grant admissions in its 11 UG courses based on CUET 2023 scores. ICAR AIEEA UG replaced by CUET

It had earlier announced that the AIEEA-UG 2023 will be conducted from 26 to 29 Apr 2023. This now stands withdrawn.

Courses in scope

(a) B.Tech in Agriculture Engg, Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Biotechnology

(b) BSc (Hons) in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Community Science, Sericulture

(c) BFSc

(d) Food Nutrition and Dietetics

What is impacted: This impacts admissions in Agriculture and Allied Sciences (other than Veterinary Sciences) at Agricultural Universities on 15/20% of the University seats [100% seats in RLBCAU Jhansi, NDRI Karnal, IARI New Delhi and its Hubs (Karnal-IIWBR, Patna-RCER, Umiam-RCNEH, Kolkata-CRIJAF, Cuttack-NRRI, Ranchi-IIAB, Hyderabad-IIRR, Nagpur -CICR, Bhopal-CIAE, Baramati-NIASM, Lucknow-IISR, Jharkhand-IARI, Assam-IARI, Raipur-NIBSM) and Dr. RPCAU Pusa, Bihar].

CUET subject combination: Please note that the ICAR prospectus clearly specifies that candidate(s) are not allowed to appear in subject combination different than the one which s(he) studied and passed in 12th standard. Such cases will not be considered for counselling / admission and will be rejected.

University-Wise and Subject–Wise Intake

Number of seats available for admission through CUET (ICAR-UG)-2023 in different disciplines at accredited Agricultural Universities (including some non- accredited programmes and colleges of Dr. RPCAU, Pusa, IARI, New Delhi and its hubs and RLBCAU, Jhansi) for the academic session 2023-24 will be displayed on ICAR website www.icar.org.in  at the time of online counseling.

During academic year 2022-23, there were 4285 seats against ICAR All India Quota in different Bachelor Degree programs.

About ICAR AU Education System: The ICAR-AU System of India has 75 Agricultural Universities comprising

- 64 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 RLBCAU, Jhansi),

- 4 Central Universities (CU) having Faculty of Agriculture (BHU, AMU, Viswa Bharati and Nagaland University).

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

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-- MEP News Bureau