ICAR All IEntrance Examination for Admission to Post Graduate Programs (ICAR AIEEA (PG))
Exam Date: 17/09/2021 Exam State: All India Last Date: 28/08/2021

Exam Details

All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)-PG shall be conducted for admission to Master Degree programs in Agriculture and allied sciences at Agricultural Universities.. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has assigned the responsibility of conducting All India Entrance Examinations for admission to UG, PG & Ph.D Courses in AUs, and award of scholarships and fellowships to the NTA from 2019 onwards. 

National Testing Agency (NTA) is established The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI). It is self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act, 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and internationalstandards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier highereducation institutions.

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 Agricultureand Farmers Welfare. 

All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)-PG shall be conducted for admission to Master Degree programs in Agriculture and Allied Sciences at Agricultural Universities.

ICAR AIEEA (PG)-2021 examination for the academic session 2021-22 will be conducted at 89 cities all over the country enabling participation of a large number of candidates seeking admission in Master degree programmes in AUs in different disciplines of Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Veterinary, Animal Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Community Science (erstwhile Home Science), Fisheries, Dairy Science and other allied sciences. For postgraduate studies, ICARPG Scholarship, shall be awarded to 600 candidates based on merit in this examination as per their over all merit-rank and seat availability in different disciplines. The remaining admitted students will be awarded NTS (PG).

Candidates declared eligible for registration and choice filling for counsellingby ICAR will only be considered for allocation of subject and the Agricultural University. There is no p r o v i s i o n o f direct nomination for admission through ICAR in any Master degree programe without qualifying in ICAR AIEEA (PG). 

Scheme of Examination

The test of AIEEA (PG) 2021has a single paper of2hours duration. Details of the test are given

below:

Mode of exam

CBT

Duration

120 Minutes (2 hours)

Number of questions

120

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Scoring

• 4 marksfor each correct response

• -1 markfor each incorrect response (negative scoring)

• 0 for non-attempt

Medium of Paper

English only

Stream in Graduation Degree 

Subject code

Streams

01

Agriculture

02

Agriculture coop and Marketing

03

Basic Sciences

04

Dairy Science/ Dairy Technology

05

Engineering/Technology

06

Fisheries

07

Forestry

08

Home Science

09

Horticulture

10

Veterinary Science

11

Sericulture

12

Computer Science

13

Biotechnology

14

Food Science

15

Other Subject Streams

Schedule

Mode of Examination: LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)

Date of Examination: 17th September 2021

Duration of Examination: 120 minutes (2 hours)

Timing of Examination: As to be indicated on Admit Card

Centre, Date and Shift of Examination: As to be indicated on Admit Card.

Eligibility

Candidate  should have four years Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries Science, Home Science etc. after 10+2 or equivalent.

Indian Nationals not below 19 years as on 31st August 2021 are eligible to appear in the exam.

No relaxation is permissible regarding the minimum age limit.

Syllabus

Topics

PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY

PLANT SCIENCES

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

ENTOMOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY

AGRONOMY

SOCIAL SCIENCES

STATISTICAL SCIENCES

HORTICULTURE

FORESTRY/AGROFORESTRY & SILVICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

COMMUNITY SCIENCE (FORMERLY HOME SCIENCE)

ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

VETERINARY SCIENCE

ANIMAL SCIENCES

FISHERIES SCIENCE

DAIRY SCIENCE

DAIRY TECHNOLOGY

FOOD SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

Agri-Business Management

For detail of the above mentioned topics, please visit:  https://icar.org.in/content/icar%E2%80%99s-aice-jrfsrf-pgs-2020-examination

Fees

Application fee

General/Unreserved Rs. 1,120/- 

Other Backward Classes (OBC)- (NCL)&UPS/ EWS Rs. 1,100/-

SC/ST/PwBD/ Transgender Rs. 550/-

- Service charges of the concerned Bank / Payment Gateway Integrator are to be paid by the candidate extra, as applicable.

Mode of Fee Payment 

Online Mode

  • Debit/ Credit card, Net Banking and Unified Payment Interface (UPI) in SBI Bank or ICICI Bank or HDFC Bank or Syndicate Bank
  • Cash Deposit through e-challan at SBI/Syndicate Bank Branches only.

Admission process

Candidates must keep following information ready before filling online Application Form

  • Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/Election Card (EPIC No.)/Passport number/Ration Card Number/ Bank Account Number/PAN Number/ Other valid Govt Ids.
  • Address for communication, Mobile Number, email id, etc.
  • Scanned images of latest Photograph (size of 10 kb to 200 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only
  • Scanned image of Signature (size of 4 kb to 30 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only
  • Bank Account details for payment of Fee, for uploading as part of submission of online application.

How to Apply

1. Candidates can apply for ICAR- AIEEA (PG) 2021 “Online” on the website www.ntaicar.nic.in.

2. Online Application Form may be submitted by accessing NTA website www.ntaicar.nic.in. The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted, in any case.

3. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.

4. Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are valid as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on e-mail address or SMS on given Mobile Number only.

Instructions for filling Online Application Form

Step-1: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.

Step-2: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (between 10kb - 200kb) and Candidate’s Signature (between 4kb - 30kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

Step-3: Make payment of fee using SBI/Syndicate/ICICI/HDFC Payment Gateway(s) and keep proof of fee paid.

Step-4: Print at least three copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee.

Admit Card

Admit Card for AIEEA (PG)-2021

The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website as specified in Schedule of AIEEA(PG)-2021 and appear for the Examination at the given Centre strictly as per the Date and Shift (Timing) indicated on the Admit Card.

No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center, on Date and Timings other than that allotted to them in their admit card.

The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm.

In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make correction in the record later.

Note: Candidate may please note that Admit Cards will not be sent by post.

Test Centres

Andaman and Nicobar: Portblair

Andhra Pradesh: Tirupathi

Andhra Pradesh: Vijaywada,Vishakhapatnam, Itanagar/ Naharlugun

Assam: Guwahati, Jorhar,Silchar (Assam)

Bihar: Arrah,Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna

Chandigarh: Mohali

Chattisgarh: Bilaspur, Raipur

Delhi: New Delhi/Delhi

Goa: Panaji/Madgaon

Gujrat: Anand, Meshsana, Rajkot, Surat

Haryana: Hissar

Himachal Pradesh: Kangra/ Palampur, Solan

Jammu and Kashmir: Jammu, Srinagar

Jharkhand: Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka: Bengaluru, Dharawad/ Hubbal, Gulbarga, Shivamoga

Kerala: Alappuzha/Chengannur, Idukki, Kannur, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thiruvanthapuram, Thrissur,

Ladakh: Leh

Madhyapradesh: Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore,Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna

Maharashtra: Jalgaon, Kohlapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Manded, Pune

Manipur: Imphal

Meghalaya: Shillong

Mizoram: Aizwal

Nagaland: Kohima

Odisha: Berhampur, Bhubneshwar, Sambalpur

Punjab: Bhatina, Ludhiana, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar,Udaipur

Sikkim: Gangtok

Tamilnadu: Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem 

Telangana:  Hyderabad/ Secundrabad, Ranga  Reddy, Karimnagar,  Warangal

Tripura:  Agarthala

Uttrapradesh: Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Kanapur, Luckhnow, Varanasi, Dehra dun, Haldwani

West Bengal: Asansol, Kolkata, Siliguri 

The examination city eentre, once opted, shall not be changed.

Score Result

The result of the AIEEA (PG)-2021 Examination will be placed on the NTA website www.nta.ac.in, https://icar.nta.ac.in/.

No separate intimation will be made to candidates who fail to qualify in this examination.

No queries in this regard, whatsoever, will be entertained from such candidates.

All announcements related to the conduct of Competitive examination including issue of examination notification, admit card information, examination result would be available at NTA website www.nta.ac.in, https://icar.nta.ac.in.

Important Dates

ICAR AIEEA (PG) 2021 Dates

Date of Exam  ICAR AIEEA (PG) 2021

17 September 2021

Online submission of application form starts

25 July 2021

Last date of submission of application form

28 August 2021

Last date of fee through credit/debit card/ net banking

28 August 2021

Online correction in application form on website

23 August to 26 August 2021

Downloading of e-Admit Cards from NTA website

will be notified

Declaration of Result on NTA website

will be notified

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Contact

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Registered Office

West Block-1, Wing No: 06

2nd Floor, RK Puram,

New Delhi-11006

Website: https://icar.nta.nic.in/