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ICAR AIEEA UG Entrance Exam 2018
ICAR’S 23rd All India Entrance Examination for Admission ( AIEEA UG 2018 ) to 15 % seats in Bachelor Degree Programs and award of National Talent Scholarships in Agriculture & Allied Science Subjects ( other than Veterinary Science ) in Agriculture Universities for Academic Session 2018 – 2019.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research admission to 10 Bachelor degree program of four years duration in the subjects of :
|ICAR AIEEA Subjects|
|5||Community Science ( erstwhile Home Science )||10||Food Technology|
is available to Indian Nationals based on merit rank in ICAR’s All India Entrance Examination. For the purpose of Entrance Examination, above 11 degree programs are categorized into two Streams viz.
Stream-wise Courses Available for Admission and Subjects to be Attempted in the Examination
|Degree Program for Admission||Code No.||Subjects which the candidate must have passed in 10+2 Examination||Subjects to be attempted in the Entrance Examination|
|B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture||01||PCB / PCMB / PCM / Inter-Agriculture||PCB / PCM / PCA / ABC|
|B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Horticulture||02||PCB / PCMB / PCM / PCF / Inter-Agriculture||PCB / PCM / PCA / ABC|
|B.F.Sc.||03||PCB / PCMB / Inter-Agriculture||PCB / PCA / ABC|
|B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry||04||PCB / PCMB / Inter-Agriculture||PCB / PCA / ABC|
|B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Community Science||05||PCB / PCMB / PCM||PCB / PCM|
|B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Sericulture||06||PCB / PCMB / PCM||PCB / PCM|
|B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering||07||PCM / PCMB||PCM|
|B. Tech. Dairy Technology||08||PCM / PCMB||PCM|
|B. Tech. Food Technology||09||PCM / PCMB||PCM|
|B. Tech. Bio- Technology||10||PCM / PCMB / PCB||PCM / PCB|
P – Physics, C – Chemistry, B – Biology, M – Mathematics, A – Agriculture, H – Home Science, F – Forestry
ICAR AIEEA UG Eligibility 2018
Age and Nationality
Indian Nationals of at least 16 years of age as on 31st August, 2018 are eligible to apply for the examination.
Candidate must have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education or any other examination within scope and standard found to be equivalent to the Senior Secondary Examination of an Indian Board / University after a period of 12 years of study. The last two years of such 10+2 examination should have papers in Physics, Chemistry and any one of the subjects from Biology / Mathematics / Agriculture* / Home Science**. Besides, for admission in the Universities specifically located in non – Hindi speaking areas, candidate must have passed English as a core subject in 10+2 examination.
Candidate must have passed any one of the qualifying examinations enumerated above securing not less than 50% marks in aggregate for General, OBC and UPS categories and 40% marks in aggregate for SC, ST and PC categories.
Candidate having a compartment / supplementary in any of the subjects will not be eligible unless proof of having cleared the examination with requisite percentage.
Candidate appearing in the qualifying examination enumerated above, can also apply but would be required to submit evidence of having satisfied the conditions latest by the counselling date, as otherwise the candidature will be automatically cancelled.
Note : While submitting application, candidate must ensure that he / she fulfills the eligibility criteria in entirety.
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ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Seats Reservation
Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, PC, UPS and OBC
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Physically Handicapped / Other Backward Classes
There would be reservation of seats to the extent of 15% for Scheduled Caste and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates in different subjects. The reservation of seats among SC / ST categories is interchangeable, i.e., if sufficient number of candidates are not available to fill up seats reserved for ST candidates, these can be filled up from among suitable SC candidates and vice – versa in a given subject as per merit – rank in examination.
The original SC / ST certificate in prescribed form from ICAR website www.icarexam.net is required to be produced for verification. Depending on merit and choice, they can also take seat from the General Category.
Three percent seats are also reserved, horizontally across the categories in different subjects, for Physically Challenged ( PC ) candidates suffering from low vision, hearing impairment, locomotor disability or cerebral palsy with appropriate medical certificate having at least 40% disability and found suitable by the Counseling Committee / University official.
The candidate applying for admission under this category should submit a copy of the certificate about being handicapped from a Government Hospital / Medical Board ( duly attested by a Gazetted Officer ) at the time of ICAR counseling. The criteria for assessing the degree of handicap could be variable from one subject to another. The decision of the University allotted will be final in this regard.
Reservation for candidates belonging to OBC category will be given only at NDRI, Karnal, Nagaland University SASARD, Medziphema, BHU, CAU, Viswa Bharati ( 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 ICAR University concerned.
Reservation for Remote and Under Privileged States / Uts ( Ups )
Two percent seats under each subjects would be reserved, horizontally across categories for the candidates of the remote and under privileged States / UTs namely to the following :
|S.No.||Name of the States||S.No.||Name of the States|
|1||Andaman & Nicobar Island||7||Manipur|
|3||Dadra and Nagar Haveli||9||Mizoram|
|4||Daman & Diu||10||Nagaland|
Where educational facilities in agriculture and allied science subjects do not exist and to those who qualify this examination. UPS candidates will have to produce domicile certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of counseling. There will not be any State quota within this quota.
ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Seats Availability
|Sl. No.||Name of University||Agriculture||Horticulture|
|1.||AAU, Anand, Gujarat||15||3||2||20||1||1|
|2.||AAU, Jorhat, Assam||22||4||2||26||1||1|
|4.||ANGRAU, Guntur, AP||57||11||6||74||2||2|
|6.||BAU, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand||9||2||1||12||0||0|
|7.||BAU Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar||10||2||1||13||3||1||4|
|8.||BCKVV, Mohanpur, WB||15||3||2||20||1||4||1||1||6|
|9.||BHU, Varanasi, UP||11+ ( 6 OBC )||3||2||22||1||1|
|10.||CAU, Imphal, Manipur||8 + ( 4 OBC )||2||1||15||4 + ( 2 OBC )||1||1||8|
|11.||CCSHAU, Hisar, Haryana||15||3||1||19||1|
|12.||CSAUA&T, Kanpur, UP||14||3||1||18||1|
|13.||CSKHPKVV, Palampur, HP||12||2||1||15|
|14.||Dr BSKKV, Dapoli, MS||20||4||2||26||1||1|
|15.||Dr PDKV, Akola, MS||30+( 16 OBC )||9||5||60||2||1|
|16.||Dr YSPUH&F, Solan, HP||4||1||1||6|
|17.||Dr. YSR Horticultural Univ. Venkataramannagudem, AP||25||4||2||31||1||1|
|18.||GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, UK||30||6||3||39||1||1|
|19.||IGKVV, Raipur, CG||37||7||4||48||1||1|
|20.||JAU, Junagadh, Gujarat||14||3||1||18||1|
|21.||JNKVV, Jabalpur, MP||30||6||3||39||1||1|
|22.||KAU, Thrissur, Kerala||25||5||2||32||1||1|
|23.||MPKV, Rahuri, MS||59||11||6||76||2||2||4||1||5|
|24.||MPUA&T, Udaipur, Raj.||9||2||1||12|
|25.||Nagaland University, SASARD, Medziphema||5 + ( 2 OBC )||1||1||9|
|26.||OUA&T, Bhubaneswar, Odisha||23||4||2||29||1||1|
|27.||PAU, Ludhiana, PB||11||2||1||14|
|29.||PSBVB, Sriniketan (W.B.)||5 + ( 2 OBC )||1||1||9|
|30.||RLBCAU, Jhansi||22+(9 OBC)||6||3||40||1||1||10+(5 OBC)||3||2||20||1|
|31||RVSKVV, Gwalior, MP||21||4||2||27||1||1||4||1||1||6|
|33.||SKNAU, Jobner, Raj.||14||3||1||18||1|
|34.||SKRAU, Bikaner, Raj.||9||2||1||12|
|35.||SKUAS&T of K, Srinagar, J&K||11||2||1||14||11||2||1||14|
|36.||SVBPUA&T, Meerut, UP||14||3||1||18||1|
|38.||UAS, Bengaluru, Karnataka||57||11||5||73||2||2|
|39.||UAS, Raichur, Karnataka||13||2||1||15||1|
|40.||UBKVV, Cooch Behar, WB||7||2||1||10|
|41.||UHS, Bagalkot, Karnataka||46||9||4||59||2||2|
|42.||VNMKV, Parbhani, MS||42||8||4||54||2||1|
|Total||752+(39 OBC)||153||77||1021||31||20||156+(7 OBC)||32||16||211||6||4|
|Sl.No.||Name of University||Forestry||Fisheries|
|1.||AAU, Jorhat, Assam||3||3|
|3.||BAU, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand||6||1||1||8|
|4.||CAU, Imphal, Manipur|
|5.||Dr BSKKV, Dapoli, MS||4||1||1||6|
|6.||Dr. RPCAU. Pusa, Bihar|
|7.||Dr YSPUH&F, Solan, HP||4||1||5|
|8.||GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, UK||5||1||6|
|10.||JAU, Junagadh, Gujarat||7||2||1||10||1||1|
|11.||KAU, Thrissur, Kerala||4||1||5|
|12.||KVAFSU, Bidar, MS||5||1||6|
|14.||SKUAS&T of K, Srinagar, J&K||4||4||4||4|
|17.||WBUFS, Kolkata, WB||5||1||1||7|
|Sl.No.||Name of University||Community Science||Sericulture|
|1.||AAU, Jorhat, Assam||5||1||1||7|
|2.||CAU, Imphal, Manipur||3+(1 OBC)||1||5|
|3.||CCSHAU, Hisar, Haryana||9||2||1||12||1|
|4.||Dr. RPCAU. Pusa, Bihar||12+(7 OBC)||4||2||25||1||1|
|5.||GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, UK||16||3||2||21||1||1|
|6.||MPUA&T, Udaipur, Raj.||5||1||6|
|7.||PAU, Ludhiana, PB||7||1||1||9|
|9.||SKRAU, Bikaner, Raj.||5||1||6|
|10.||SKUAS&T of K, Srinagar, J&K||2||2|
|11.||UAS, Bengaluru, Karnataka||3||1||1||5|
|12.||VNMKV, Parbhani, MS||5||1||6|
|Sl.No.||Name of University||Agricultural Engineering||Dairy Technology|
|1.||AAU, Anand, Gujarat||5||1||6||8||1||1||10||1|
|2.||ANGRAU, Guntur, AP||8||1||9|
|3.||BAU Sabour, Bhagalpur, Bihar||3||1||4|
|4.||CAU, Imphal, Manipur||4+(2 OBC)||1||1||8|
|5.||CCSHAU, Hisar, Haryana||5||1||6|
|6.||CKV, Anjora, Durg, MP||7||1||1||9|
|7.||Dr BSKKV, Dapoli, MS||8||1||1||10|
|8.||Dr. RPCAU. Pusa, Bihar||12+(7 OBC)||4||2||25||2||1|
|9.||GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, UK||6||1||7|
|10.||GADVASU, Ludhiana, Punjab||3||1||4|
|11.||JAU, Junagadh, Gujarat||10||2||1||13||1||1|
|12.||JNKVV, Jabalpur, MP||8||2||1||11||1||1|
|13.||KAU, Thrissur, Kerala||6||1||7|
|14.||KVAFSU, Bidar, MS||4||1||5|
|15.||MPKV, Rahuri, MS||7||2||1||10|
|16.||MPUA&T, Udaipur, Raj.||6||1||1||8|
|17.||NDRI, Karnal, Haryana||20+(11 OBC)||6||3||40||1||1|
|18.||OUA&T, Bhubaneswar, Odisha||7||2||1||10|
|19.||PAU, Ludhiana, PB||9||2||1||12||1||1|
|20.||SKUAS&T of K,Srinagar, J&K||3||1||4|
|21.||UAS, Bengaluru, Karnataka||8||1||1||10|
|22.||UAS, Raichur, Karnataka||8||2||1||11||1|
|23.||VNMKV, Parbhani, MS||8||1||1||10|
|Total||128+(9 OBC)||27||13||177||6||4||45+(11 OBC)||11||5||72||2||1|
|Sl.No.||Name of University||Food Technology||Biotechnology|
|1.||AAU, Anand, Gujarat||5||1||6|
|2.||Dr. RPCAU. Pusa, Bihar||15+(8 OBC)||5||2||30||1||1|
|4.||UAS, Bengaluru, Karnataka||8||1||1||10||1||8||1||1||10|
|5.||VNMKV, Parbhani, MS||7||2||1||10||1|
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ICAR AIEEA UG Application Form 2018
Filling of Online Application Form
Application is allowed Online only. No application will be allowed on any other format and will be summarily rejected.
The Choice of degree programs for admission need not to be given. Choice of degree programs for admission will be available at the time of online counseling based on availability of seats, and merit rank of the candidate. The Name of Examination i.e. AIEEA UG 2018, Application number, the Examination City Centre chosen, Aadhaar Number or applicable ID proof Number and the Sex, must be quoted in all future correspondences.
Online application, filled-in correctly and complete in all respects including payment of fee, should be submitted and a computer generated hard copy of the same, after downloading, should be sent through Registered / Speed Post only so as to reach the office of the following address on or before May, 2018.
Controller of Examinations ( Agril. Education ),
ICAR, Room No. 216,
Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan – II,
Pusa, New Delhi – 110 012.
Any incomplete application or application received after the last date may not be considered and no claim / correspondence in this regard will be entertained. The ICAR will not be responsible for any postal delay or loss of application during transit in this regard.
The candidates appearing in the final qualifying examination are also eligible to apply and can appear in this entrance examination, but they must produce documentary evidence of their acquiring eligibility on the date of admission.
Candidates are not required to submit any certificates / marks sheet etc., with the Application. It is the sole responsibility of the candidates to ensure that they fulfill the specified eligibility in toto before appearing in the examination.
Detailed instructions for online application may be read carefully before filling and submitting application.
If any candidate has been found at any stage to have furnished wrong information or deliberately suppressed any relevant information, his / her candidature / admission will be rejected / cancelled as soon as it comes to the notice of either ICAR or the university concerned.
Applications without Aadhaar number or 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID or in case of candidates from J&K, Assam & Meghalaya, a 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.
The candidate has to visit www.icar.org.in and click the option of filling online application AIEEA UG 2018. The candidate can download prospectus and then fill his / her form online. He / she need not to purchase the separate prospectus or fill the form manually on OMR Sheet.
During filling of prescribed online form, candidate can either opt for making fee payment through Bank Challan of Syndicate Bank or through Credit / Debit card using Payment Gateway of Syndicate Bank / NEFT.
Making payment through Credit / Debit card / Net Banking using Payment Gateway of Canara Bank
During online filling of the form, candidate can opt for making fee payment through Credit / Debit card or Net Banking using Payment Gateway of Canara Bank. In this case, the candidate will make payment directly using a computer and will not be required to visit the bank
Note : While filling the online form, candidate should upload soft copy of his / her clear, recent, colour photograph with name and date, thumb impression ( his left / her right hand ) and signature and send its computer generated hard copy, after completing declaration in his / her own handwriting, to COE ( Agril. Edn. ) by post at the given address.
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ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Admit Card
The e-Admit Card will be uploaded on ICAR website during specified period. This copy of Admit Card must be self-attested by the candidate and brought to the Examination Hall for appearing in the examination.Candidate may note that without self attestation of photo as well as signature and putting thumb impression of the candidate on e-Admit card, candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination.
Candidate is advised to preserve this e-Admit card till completion of counseling and admission process in the allotted Agricultural University. In case of any difficulty in obtaining the roll number / examination venue from the ICAR website, the candidate is advised to contact the Nodal Officer of the respective Examination City center; two days before the scheduled examination date
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ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Exam Centres
A list of ICAR AIEEA examination city centres with numeric codes and the contact addresses of Nodal Officer at those cities is given in the following table.
Candidate must fill the code number for the ICAR AIEEA UG examination city centre from where he / she opts to appear for the ICAR examination. ICAR can change / shift the examination city center opted by the candidate to another nearby center, if number of candidates are more at any examination city center.
Examination City Centre, once opted, shall not be allowed to be changed later on by the candidates. The e – Admit Card will be uploaded on ICAR website www.icar.org.in. In case of any problem related to e-Admit card, please contact COE ( Agril. Edn. ) or concerned Nodal Officer on telephone after Last week of May, 2018.
|Examination City Centre ( Code No )||Name of Examination City Centre||Contact Phone No. of Nodal Officer||Address of Nodal Officers|
|01||Anand||02692 - 271602||Director & Project Co - ordinator, ICAR - Directorate of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Research, Boriavi - 387310, Anand, Gujarat|
|02||Bengaluru||080 - 28466353||ICAR - Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake, Bangalore - 560 089, Karnataka|
|04||Bhubaneswar||0674 - 2300060||Director, ICAR - Water Technology Centre for Eastern Region, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar - 751 023. Odisha.|
|06||Bikaner||0151 - 2250147||Director, ICAR - Central Institute for Arid Horticulture, 10th Mile Stone, SriGanganagar Highway, Beechwal Industrial, Bikaner - 334 006, Rajasthan.|
|07||Chennai||044 - 24610565||Director, ICAR - Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture, ( CIBA ), No. 75, Santhome High Road, R.A. Puram, Chennai - 600 028,TN|
|08||Cochin||0484 - 2394867||Director, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Ernakulam North, Cochin - 682 018, Kerala|
|09||Coimbatore||0442 - 2472986||Director, ICAR - Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore - 641 007, TN|
|10||Delhi||011 - 25843382||In - charge ( PVC ) & Principal Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi - 110 012|
|11||Dharwad||0836 - 2214210||Dean ( Agri. ), University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad - 580005, Karnataka.|
|12||Gangtok||03592 - 231030||Joint Director, ICAR Research Complex to NEH Region, Tadong, Gangtok - 737 102, Sikkim|
|13||Guwahati||0361 - 2337700||Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Assam Agricultural University, P.O. Box – 12, Khanapara, Guwahati - 781 022, Assam|
|14||Hisar||01662 - 275787||Director, ICAR - National Research Centre on Equines, Hisar - 125 001, Haryana|
|15||Hyderabad||040 - 24015913, 24581555||Chief Admn. Officer , ICAR - National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad - 500 030, Telangana|
|16||Imphal||0385 - 241644||Registrar, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, Manipur|
|17||Jaipur||0141-2550229||Director, ICAR-Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Durgapura, Jaipur – 302018, Rajasthan|
|18||Indore||0731 - 2476188||Director, ICAR - National Research Centre for Soybean, Khandwa Road, Indore - 452 017, Madhya Pradesh|
|19||Jabalpur||0761 - 2353934||Director, ICAR - National Research Centre for Weed Science, Adhartal, Jabalpur - 482 004|
|20||Jammu||0191 - 2262012||Registrar, Sher - e - Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu, Chatha, Jammu - 180009 ( J&K )|
|21||Karnal||0184 - 2252800||Director, ICAR - NDRI, Karnal - 132001, Haryana|
|22||Kolkata||033 - 24212115||Director, ICAR- NIRJAFT, 12 Regent Park, Kolkata - 700 040, West Bengal|
|23||Kota||0744 - 2462642||Pr. Scientist &Head, ICAR - Central Soil & Water Conservation Research and Training Institute Research Centre, Dadwara, Kota-324 002, Rajasthan|
|24||Lucknow||0522 - 2480726||Director, ICAR - Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow - 226 002, UP|
|25||Ludhiana||0161 - 2308669||Director, ICAR - Central Institute of Post Harvest Engg. & Technology, P.O. PAU Campus, Ludhiana - 141 004, Punjab|
|26||Mannuthy||0487 - 2370344||Dean, College of Veterinary Sciences, KAU, Mannuthy, Distt. Thrissur - 680651, Kerala|
|27||Mohanpur||033 - 25878338||Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, BCKV, Mohanpur, P.O. Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Distt. Nadia - 741252, WB|
|29||Nagpur||07103 - 275536||Director, ICAR - Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur - 440 010. Maharashtra|
|30||Palampur||01894 - 230408||Dean, PGS, CSKHPKVV, Palampur - 176062, Himachal Pradesh|
|31||Pantnagar||05944 - 233407||Co - ordination of Admission, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, Distt. Udham Singh Nagar - 263145. Uttarakhand|
|32||Patna||0612 - 2228882||Head, Division of Crop Research, ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, ICAR Parisar, P.O. Bihar Veterinary College, Patna- 800 014. Bihar|
|33||Port Blair||03192 - 250436||Director, Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Post Box No. 181, Port Blair – 744 101 ( Andaman & Nicobar Island )|
|34||Pune||020 - 25538489||Associate Dean, College of Agriculture, Shivajinagar, Pune - 411005, ( Maharashtra )|
|35||Pusa ( Bihar )||06274 - 240239||Registrar, Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa ( Samastipur ) - 848125. Bihar|
|36||Raipur||0771 - 2970217||Dean, College of Agriculture, IGKVV, Raipur - 49 - 2006, Chhattisgarh|
|37||Ranchi||0651 - 2261156||Director, ICAR - Indian Institute of Natural Resins & Gums, Namkum, Ranchi - 834 010. Jharkhand.|
|38||Shillong||0364 - 2570649||Principal Scientist & Head, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umroi Road, Umiam - 793103. Meghalaya|
|39||Solan||01792 - 252344||Registrar, Dr. YSPUH&F, Nauni, Solan - 173230, Himachal Pradesh|
|40||Srinagar ( Kashmir )||0194 - 2305044||Director, ICAR - Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Old Air Field, Rangreth, Srinagar - 190 007, J&K|
|41||Tirupati||0877 - 2249787||Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Dr. Y.S.R. Bhavan, Tirupati - 517 502, AP|
|42||Thiruvananthapuram||0471 - 2598431||Principal Ccientist & HOD, ICAR - Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Sreekariyam, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 017, Kerala|
|43||Udaipur||0294 - 2418976||Dean, Rajasthan College of Agriculture, Udaipur - 313001, Rajasthan|
|44||Varanasi||0542 - 2635541||Director, ICAR - Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, P.B. No. – 1, P.O. Jakhini, Shahanshapur, Varanasi – 221 305, U.P.|
|45||Mathura||0565-2471706||Controller of Examination, UP Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwa Vidyalaya Evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan, Mathura - 281001, UP|
|46||Bareilly||0581 - 2300096||Controller of Examination, ICAR - Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly - 243122, UP|
|47||Jodhpur||0291 - 2786584||Director, ICAR - Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur - 342003, Rajasthan|
|48||Kozhikode||0495 - 2731187||Principal Scientist, ICAR - Indian Institute of Spices Research, P.B. No. 1701, Marikunnu ( P.O. ) Kozhikode - 673012, Kerala|
|49||Parbhani||02452 - 233007||Associate Dean & Principal, College of Agriculture, VNMKV, Parbhani - 431402, Maharashtra|
|50||Jhalawar||07432 - 241155|
07432 - 242155
|Dean, College of Horticulture & Forestry, P.O. Jhalarpattan city, Jhalawar - 326 023, Rajasthan|
|51||Ajmer||0145 - 2684400|
0145 - 2684413
|Director, ICAR National Research Centre on Seed Spices, Tabiji, Ajmer - 305206, Rajasthan|
|52||Bhagalpur||0641 - 2452614||Registrar, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur - 813210, Bihar|
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ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Syllabus
- ICAR AIEEA UG Physics Syllabus
- ICAR AIEEA UG Chemistry Syllabus
- ICAR AIEEA UG Mathematics Syllabus
- ICAR AIEEA UG Biology Syllabus
- ICAR AIEEA UG Agriculture Syllabus
ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Physics Syllabus
Unit – 1 : Physical World and Measurement
Physics scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; Physics, technology and society. Need for measurement : Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units, fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant figures. Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.
Unit – 2 : Kinematics
Frame of reference. Motion in a straight line : Position – time graph, speed and velocity. Uniform and non – uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion : velocity – time graph, position – time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion ( graphical treatment ). Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion. Scalar and vector quantities : Position and displacement vectors, general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real number; addition and subtraction of vectors.
Relative velocity. Unit vector; Resolution of a vector in a plane – rectangular components. Motion in a plane. Cases of uniform velocity and uniform acceleration – projectile motion. Uniform circular motion. Motion of objects in three dimensional space. Motion of objects in three dimensional space.
Unit – 3 : Laws of Motion
Intuitive concept of force. Inertia, Newton’s first law of motion; momentum and Newton’s second law of motion; impulse; Newton’s third law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications. Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction. Dynamics of uniform circular motion : Centripetal force, examples of circular motion ( vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road ).
Unit – 4 : Work, Energy and Power
Scalar product of vectors. Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic energy, work – energy theorem, power. Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces : conservation of mechanical energy ( kinetic and potential energies ); non – conservative forces : elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions.
Unit – 5 : Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Centre of mass of a two – particle system, momentum conversation and centre of mass motion. Centre of mass of arigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod. Vector product of vectors; moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples. Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equations of rotational motion, comparison of linear and rotational motions; moment of inertia, radius of gyration. Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects. Statement of parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications.
Unit – 6 : Gravitation
Keplar’s laws of planetary motion. The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity. Orbital velocity of a satellite. Geo – stationary satellites.
Unit – 7 : Properties of Bulk Matter
Elastic behaviour, Stress – strain relationship, Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity. Pressure due to a fluid column; Pascal’s law and its applications ( hydraulic lift and hydraulic brakes ). Effect of gravity on fluid pressure. Viscosity, Stokes’ law, terminal velocity, Reynold’s number, streamline and turbulent flow. Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications.
Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise. Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; specific heat – calorimetry; change of state – latent heat. Heat transferconduction, convection and radiation, thermal conductivity, Newton’s law of cooling.
Unit – 8 : Thermodynamics
Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature ( zeroth law of thermodynamics ). Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics. Second law of thermodynamics : reversible and irreversible processes. Heat engines and refrigerators.
Unit – 9 : Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas. Kinetic theory of gases – assumptions, concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and temperature; rms speed of gas molecules; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy ( statement only ) and application to specific heats of gases; concept of mean free path, Avogadro’s number.
Unit – 10 : Oscillations and Waves
Periodic motion – period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple Harmonic Motion ( S.H.M ) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring – restoring force and force constant; energy in S.H.M.- kinetic and potential energies; simple pendulum – derivation of expression for its time period; free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance. Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of wave motion. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, Beats, Doppler effect.
Unit – 11 : Electrostatics
Electric Charges; Conservation of charge, Coulomb’s law – force between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in uniform electric field. Electric flux, statement of Gauss’s theorem and its applications to find field due to infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell ( field inside and outside ).
Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a dipole and system of charges; equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and of electric dipole in an electrostatic field. Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor. Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitors and capacitance, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor. Van de Graaff generator.
Unit – 12 : Current Electricity
Electric current, flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity, mobility and their relation with electric current; Ohm’s law, electrical resistance, V – I characteristics ( linear and non – linear ), electrical energy and power, electrical resistivity and conductivity. Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance. Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and in parallel. Kirchoff’s laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge, metre bridge. Potentiometer – principle and its applications to measure potential difference and for comparing emf of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell.
Unit – 13 : Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Concept of magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment. Biot – Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current – carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. Force between two parallel current – carrying conductors – definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer – its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter.
Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole ( bar magnet ) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis. Torque on a magnetic dipole ( bar magnet ) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements. Para – , dia – and ferro – magnetic substances, with examples. Electromagnets and factors affecting their strengths. Permanent magnets.
Unit – 14 : Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s law, induced emf and current; Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual inductance. Need for displacement current. Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current / voltage; reactance and impedance; LC oscillations ( qualitative treatment only ), LCR series circuit, resonance; power in AC circuits, wattless current. AC generator and transformer.
Unit – 15 : Electromagnetic waves
Displacement current, Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics ( qualitative ideas only ). Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves. Electromagnetic spectrum ( radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, X – rays, gamma rays ) including elementary facts about their uses.
Unit – 16 : Optics
Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula. Refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, optical fibres, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lensmaker’s formula. Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact. Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism. Scattering of light – blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset. Optical instruments : Human eye, image formation and accommodation, correction of eye defects ( myopia, hypermetropia, presbyopia and astigmatism ) using lenses. Microscopes and astronomical telescopes ( reflecting and refracting ) and their magnifying powers.
Wave optics : wave front and Huygens’ principle, reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wave fronts. Proof of laws of reflection and refraction using Huygens’ principle. Interference, Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light. Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum. Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes. Polarisation, plane polarised light; Brewster’s law, uses of plane polarised light and Polaroids.
Unit – 17 : Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Dual nature of radiation. Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation particle nature of light. Matter waves – wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation. Davisson – Germer experiment.
Unit – 18 : Atoms & Nuclei
Alpha – particle scattering experiment; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum. Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivity, alpha, beta and gamma particles / rays and their properties; radioactive decay law. Mass – energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number; nuclear fission, nuclear reactor, nuclear fusion.
Unit – 19 : Electronic Devices
Semiconductors; semiconductor diode – I – V characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier; I – V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell, and Zener diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator. Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier ( common emitter configuration ) and oscillator. Logic gates ( OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR ). Transistor as a switch.
Unit – 20 : Communication Systems
Elements of a communication system ( block diagram only ); bandwidth of signals ( speech, TV and digital data ); bandwidth of transmission medium. Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere, sky and space wave propagation. Need for modulation. Production and detection of an amplitude – modulated wave.
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ICAR UG 2018 Chemistry Syllabus
Unit – 1 : Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
General Introduction : Importance and scope of chemistry. Historical approach to particulate nature of matter, laws of chemical combination. Dalton’s atomic theory : concept of elements, atoms and molecules. Atomic and molecular masses mole concept and molar mass : percentage composition, empirical and molecular formula chemical reactions, stoichiometry and calculations based on stoichiometry.
Unit – 2 : Solid State
Classification of solids based on different binding forces : molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids ( elementary idea ), unit cell in two dimensional and three dimensional lattices, calculation of density of unit cell, packing in solids, voids, number of atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, point defects, electrical and magnetic properties.
Unit – 3 : Solutions
Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties – relative lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of Boiling Point, depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass.
Unit – 4 : Structure of Atom
Discovery of electron, proton and neutron; atomic number, isotopes and isobars. Thomson’s model and its limitations, Rutherford’s model and its limitations. Bohr’s model and its limitations, concept of shells and subshells, dual nature of matter and light, de Broglie’s relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, concept of orbitals, quantum numbers, shapes of s, p, and d orbitals, rules for filling electrons in orbitals – Aufbau principle, Pauli exclusion principle and Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of atoms, stability of half filled and completely filled orbitals.
Unit – 5 : Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Significance of classification, brief history of the development of periodic table, modern periodic law and the present form of periodic table, periodic trends in properties of elements – atomic radii, ionic radii. Ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electro negativity, valence.
Unit – 6 : Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Valence electrons, ionic bond, covalent bond : bond parameters. Lewis structure, polar character of covalent bond, covalent character of ionic bond, valence bond theory, resonance, geometry of covalent molecules, VSEPR ( Valence shell electron pair repulsion ) theory, concept of hybridization, involving s, p and d orbitals and shapes of some simple molecules, molecular orbital; theory of homonuclear diatomic molecules ( qualitative idea only ), hydrogen bond.
Unit – 7 : States of Matter : Gases and Liquids
Three states of matter. Intermolecular interactions, type of bonding, melting and boiling points. Role of gas laws in elucidating the concept of the molecule, Boyle’s law. Charles law, Gay Lussac’s law, Avogadro’s law. Ideal behaviour, empirical derivation of gas equation, Avogadro’s number. Ideal gas equation. Derivation from ideal behaviour, liquefaction of gases, critical temperature. Liquid State – Vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension ( qualitative idea only, no mathematical derivations ).
Unit – 8 : Thermodynamics
Concepts of System, types of systems, surroundings. Work, heat, energy, extensive and intensive properties, state functions. First law of thermodynamics – internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity and specific heat, measurement of DU and DH, Hess’s law of constant heat summation, enthalpy of : bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation. Phase transformation, ionization, and solution. Introduction of entropy as a state function, free energy change for spontaneous and non – spontaneous processes, criteria for equilibrium.
Unit – 9 : Equilibrium
Equilibrium in physical and chemical processes, dynamic nature of equilibrium, law of mass action, equilibrium constant, factors affecting equilibrium – Le Chatelier’s principle; ionic equilibrium – ionization of acids and bases, strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, concept of pH. Hydrolysis of salts. Buffer solutions, solubility product, common ion effect.
Unit – 10 : Redox Reactions
Concept of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, balancing redox reactions, applications of redox reactions.
Unit – 11 : Hydrogen
Position of hydrogen in periodic table, occurrence, isotopes, preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen; hydrides – ionic, covalent and interstitial; physical and chemical properties of water, heavy water; hydrogen peroxide – preparation, properties and structure; hydrogen as a fuel.
Unit – 12 : s – Block Elements ( Alkali and Alkaline earth metals )
Group 1 and Group 2 elements
General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationship, trends in the variation of properties ( such as ionization enthalpy, atomic and ionic radii ), trends in chemical reactivity with oxygen, water, hydrogen and halogens; uses.
Unit – 13 : Preparation and properties of some important compounds
Sodium carbonate, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide and sodium hydrogen carbonate, biological importance of sodium and potassium. CaO, CaCO3 and industrial use of lime and limestone, biological importance of Mg and Ca.
Unit – 14 : Some p – Block Elements
General Introduction to p – Block Elements : Group 13 elements
General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence. Variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous properties of first element of the group; Boron – physical and chemical properties, some important compounds : borax, boric acids, boron hydrides. Aluminum : uses, reactions with acids and alkalies.
Unit – 15 : Group 14 elements
General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous behaviour of first element, Carbon – catenation, allotropic forms, physical and chemical properties; uses of some important compounds : oxides. Important compounds of silicon and a few uses : silicon tetrachloride, silicones, silicates and zeolites.
Unit – 16 : Organic Chemistry
Some Basic Principles and Techniques
General introduction, methods of qualitative and quantitative analysis, classification and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds, Electronic displacements in a covalent bond : inductive effect, electromeric effect, resonance and hyper conjugation. Homolytic and heterolytic fission of a covalent bond : free radicals, carbocations, carbanions; electrophiles and nucleophiles, types of organic reactions.
Unit – 17 : Hydrocarbons
Classification of hydrocarbons
Alkanes – Nomenclature, isomerism, conformations ( ethane only ), physical properties, chemical reactions including free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion and pyrolysis.
Alkenes – Nomenclature, structure of double bond ( ethene ) geometrical isomerism, physical properties, methods of preparation; chemical reactions : addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides ( Markovnikov’s addition and peroxide effect ), ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilic addition.
Alkynes – Nomenclature, structure of triple bond ( ethyne ), physical properties. Methods of preparation, chemical reactions : acidic character of alkynes, addition reaction of – hydrogen, halogens, hydrogen halides and water.
Aromatic hydrocarbons : Introduction, IUPAC nomenclature; benzene : resonance, aromaticity; chemical properties : mechanism of electrophilic substitution. – nitration, sulphonation, halogenation, Friedel – Craft’s alkylation and acylation : directive influence of functional group in mono – substituted benzene; carcinogenicity and toxicity.
Unit – 18 : Electrochemistry
Conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity variations of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrausch’s Law, electrolysis and laws of electrolysis ( elementary idea ), dry cell – electrolytic cells and Galvanic cells; lead accumulator, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, Nernst equation and its application to chemical cells, fuel cells; corrosion.
Unit – 19 : Chemical Kinetics
Rate of a reaction ( average and instantaneous ), factors affecting rate of reaction; concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a reaction; rate law and specific rate constant, integrated rate equations and half life ( only for zero and first order reactions); concept of collision theory ( elementary idea, no mathematical treatment )
Unit – 20 : Surface Chemistry
Adsorption – physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids; catalysis : homogenous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity : enzyme catalysis; colloidal state : distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspensions; lyophilic, lyophobic, multimolecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation; emulsion – types of emulsions.
Unit – 21 : General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements :
Principles and methods of extraction – concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminium, copper, zinc and iron.
Unit – 22 : p – Block Elements
Group 15 elements
General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties; nitrogen – preparation, properties and uses; compounds of nitrogen : preparation and properties of ammonia and nitric acid, oxides of nitrogen ( structure only ); Phosphorous – allotropic forms; compounds of phosphorous : preparation and properties of phosphine, halides ( PCl3, PCl5 ) and oxoacids
Unit – 23 : Group 16 elements
General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; dioxygen : preparation, properties and uses; simple oxides; Ozone. Sulphur – allotropic forms; compounds of sulphur : preparation, properties and uses of sulphur dioxide; sulphuric acid : industrial process of manufacture, properties and uses, oxoacids of sulphur ( structures only ).
Unit – 24 : Group 17 elements
General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; compounds of halogens : preparation, properties and uses of chlorine and hydrochloric acid, interhalogen compounds, oxoacids of halogens ( structures only ).
Unit – 25 : Group 18 elements :
General introduction, electronic configuration. Occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, uses.
Unit – 26 : d and f Block Elements :
General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first row transition metals – metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii, colour catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation preparation and properties of K2Cr2O7 and KMnO4.
Lanthanoids – electronic configuration, oxidation states, chemical reactivity and lanthanoid contraction.
Actinoids – Electronic configuration, oxidation states.
Unit – 27 : Coordination Compounds :
Coordination compounds – Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds. bonding; isomerism, importance of coordination compounds ( in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and biological systems ).
Unit – 28 : Haloalkanes and Haloarenes :
Haloalkanes : Nomenclature, nature of C – X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions.
Haloarenes : Nature of C – X bond, substitution reactions ( directive influence of halogen for monosubstituted compounds only ) Uses and environmental effects of – dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT.
Unit – 29 : Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers :
Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties ( of primary alcohols only ); identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration, uses of methanol and ethanol. Phenols : Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophillic substitution reactions, uses of phenols. Ethers : Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses.
Unit – 30 : Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Aldehydes and Ketones : Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties mechanism of nucleophilic addition, reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses.
Carboxylic Acids : Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses.
Unit – 31 : Organic compounds containing Nitrogen
Amines : Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines.
Cyanides and Isocyanides – will be mentioned at relevant places in context.
Diazonium salts : Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry.
Unit – 32 : Biomolecules
Carbohydrates – Classification ( aldoses and ketoses ), monosaccharide ( glucose and fructose ), oligosaccharides ( sucrose, lactose, maltose ), polysaccharides ( starch, cellulose, glycogen ); importance.
Proteins – Elementary idea of á – amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides, proteins, structure of amines – primary, secondary, tertiary structure and quaternary structures ( qualitative idea only ), denaturation of proteins; enzymes.
Vitamins – Classification and functions.
Nucleic Acids : DNA and RNA.
Unit – 33 : Polymers
Classification – natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization ( addition and condensation ), copolymerization. Some important polymers : natural and synthetic like polythene, nylon, polyesters, Bakelite, rubber.
Unit – 34 : Environmental Chemistry
Environmental pollution – air, water and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere, smog, major atmospheric pollutants; acid rain, ozone and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer, greenhouse effect and global warming – pollution due to industrial wastes; green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategy for control of environmental pollution.
Unit – 35 : Chemistry in Everyday life
Chemicals in medicines – analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines.
Chemicals in food – preservatives, artificial sweetening agents.
Cleansing agents – soaps and detergents, cleansing action.
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ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Mathematics Syllabus
Unit – 1 : Sets and Functions
1. Sets :
Sets and their representations. Empty set. Finite & Infinite sets. Equal sets. Subsets, Subsets of the set of real numbers especially intervals ( with notations ). Power set. Universal set. Venn diagrams. Union and Intersection of sets. Difference of sets. Complement of a set.
2. Relations & Functions :
Ordered pairs, Cartesian product of sets. Number of elements in the cartesian product of two finite sets. Cartesian product of the reals with itself ( upto R x R x R ). Definition of relation, Types of relations : reflexive, symmetric, transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions, composite functions, inverse of a function. Binary operations, Pictorial representation of a function, domain.
Co – domain and range of a relation. Function as a special kind of relation from one set to another. Real valued function of the real variable, domain and range of these functions, constant, identity, polynomial, rational, modulus, signum and greatest integer functions with their graphs. Sum, difference, product and quotients of functions.
3. Trigonometric Functions : Positive and negative angles. Measuring angles in radians & in degrees and conversion from one measure to another. Definition of trigonometric functions with the help of unit circle. Truth of the identity sin2x + cos2x=1, for all x. Signs of trigonometric functions and sketch of their graphs. Expressing sin ( x+y ) and cos ( x+y ) in terms of sinx, siny, cosx & cosy. Deducing the identities like the following :
Identities related to sin2x, cos2x, tan2x, sin3x, cos3x and tan3x. General solution of trigonometric equations of the type sin è ?= sin á, cos è ?= cos á ?and tan è ?= tan á.
Inverse Trigonometric Functions : Definition, range, domain, principal value branches. Graphs of inverse trigonometric functions. Elementary properties of inverse trigonometric functions. Properties of triangles, including centroid, incentre, circum-centre and orthocentre, Solution of triangles. Heights and Distances.
Unit – 2 : Algebra
1. Principle of Mathematical Induction : Processes of the proof by induction, motivating the application of the method by looking at natural numbers as the least inductive subset of real numbers. The principle of mathematical induction and simple applications.
2. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations : Need for complex numbers, especially -1, to be motivated by inability to solve every quadratic equation. Brief description of algebraic properties of complex numbers. Argand plane and polar representation of complex numbers. Statement of Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, solution of quadratic equations in the complex number system.
3. Linear Inequalities : Linear inequalities. Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their representation on the number line. Graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables. Solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables – graphically.
4. Permutations & Combinations : Fundamental principle of counting. Factorial n. (n!). Permutations and combinations, derivation of formulae and their connections, simple applications.
5. Binomial Theorem : History, statement and proof of the binomial theorem for positive integral indices. Pascal’s triangle, General and middle term in binomial expansion, simple applications.
6. Sequence and Series : Sequence and Series. Arithmetic progression ( A. P. ). arithmetic mean ( A.M. ) Geometric progression ( G.P. ), general term of a G.P., sum of n terms of a G.P., geometric mean ( G.M. ), relation between A.M. and G.M. Sum to n terms of the special series Ón, Ón2 and Ón3.
7. Matrices : Concept, notation, order, equality, types of matrices, zero matrix, transpose of a matrix, symmetric and skew symmetric matrices. Addition, multiplication and scalar multiplication of matrices, simple properties of addition, multiplication and scalar multiplication. Non – commutativity of multiplication of matrices and existence of non – zero matrices whose product is the zero matrix (restrict to square matrices of order 2 ). Concept of elementary row and column operations. Invertible matrices and proof of the uniqueness of inverse, if it exists.
8. Determinants : Determinant of a square matrix ( up to 3 x 3 matrices ), properties of determinants, minors, co factors and applications of determinants in finding the area of a triangle. Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix. Consistency, inconsistency and number of solutions of system of linear equations by examples, solving system of linear equations in two or three variables ( having unique solution ) using inverse of a matrix.
Unit – 3 : Coordinate Geometry
1. Straight Lines : Slope of a line and angle between two lines. Various forms of equations of a line : parallel to axes, point – slope form, slope – intercept form, two – point form, intercepts form and normal form. General equation of a line. Distance of a point from a line.
2. Conic Sections : Sections of a cone : circle, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola, a point, a straight line and pair of intersecting lines as a degenerated case of a conic section. Standard equations and simple properties of parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Standard equation of a circle.
3. Introduction to Three – dimensional Geometry : Coordinate axes and coordinate planes in three dimensions. Coordinates of a point. Distance between two points and section formula.
Unit – 4 : Calculus
1. Limits and Derivatives : Derivative introduced as rate of change both as that of distance function and geometrically, intuitive idea of limit. Definition of derivative, relate it to slope of tangent of the curve, derivative of sum, difference, product and quotient of functions. Derivatives of polynomial and trigonometric functions.
2. Continuity and Differentiability : Continuity and differentiability, derivative of composite functions, chain rule, derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions, derivative of implicit function. Concept of exponential and logarithmic functions and their derivative. Logarithmic differentiation. Derivative of functions expressed in parametric forms. Second order derivatives. Rolle’s and Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems ( without proof ) and their geometric interpretations.
3. Applications of Derivatives : Applications of derivatives : rate of change, increasing / decreasing functions, tangents & normals, approximation, maxima and minima ( first derivative test motivated geometrically and second derivative test given as a provable tool ). Simple problems.
4. Integrals : Integration as inverse process of differentiation. Integration of a variety of functions by substitution, by partial fractions and by parts; only simple integrals of the type :
to be evaluated. Definite integrals as a limit of a sum, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus ( without proof ). Basic properties of definite integrals and evaluation of definite integrals.
5. Applications of the Integrals : Applications in finding the area under simple curves, especially lines, areas of circles / parabolas / ellipses ( in standard form only ), area between the two above said curves.
6. Differential Equations : Definition, order and degree, general and particular solutions of a differential equation. Formation of differential equation whose general solution is given. Solution of differential equations by method of separation of variables, homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree.
Solutions of linear differential equation of the type :
dx / dy + py = q, where p and q are functions of x.
Unit – 5 : Vectors and Three – Dimensional Geometry
1. Vectors : Vectors and scalars, magnitude and direction of a vector. Direction cosines / ratios of vectors. Types of vectors ( equal, unit, zero, parallel and collinear vectors ), position vector of a point, negative of a vector, components of a vector, addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio. Scalar ( dot ) product of vectors, projection of a vector on a line. Vector ( cross ) product of vectors.
2. Three – dimensional Geometry : Direction cosines / ratios of a line joining two points. Cartesian and vector equation of a line, coplanar and skew lines, shortest distance between two lines. Cartesian and vector equation of a plane. Angle between ( i ) two lines, ( ii ) two planes. ( iii ) a line and a plane. Distance of a point from a plane.
Unit – 6 : Linear Programming
Linear Programming : Introduction, definition of related terminology such as constraints, objective function, optimization, different types of linear programming ( L.P. ) problems, mathematical formulation of L.P. problems, graphical method of solution for problems in two variables, feasible and infeasible regions, feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions ( up to three non – trivial constraints ).
Unit – 7 : Mathematical Reasoning
Mathematical Reasoning : Mathematically acceptable statements. Connecting words / phrases – consolidating the understanding of “if and only if ( necessary and sufficient ) condition”, “implies”, “and / or”, “implied by”, “and”, “or”, “there exists” and their use through variety of examples related to real life and Mathematics. Validating the statements involving the connecting words, difference between contradiction, converse and contrapositive.
Unit – 8 : Statistics & Probability
1. Statistics : Measures of central tendency, mean, median and mode from ungrouped / grouped data. Measures of dispersion, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation from ungrouped / grouped data. Correlation, regression lines.
2. Probability : Random experiments : outcomes, sample spaces ( set representation ). Events : occurrence of events, ‘not’, ‘and’ and ‘or’ events, exhaustive events, mutually exclusive events Axiomatic ( set theoretic ) probability, Probability of an event, probability of ‘not’, ‘and’ & ‘or’ events. Multiplication theorem on probability. Conditional probability, independent events, total probability, Bayes’ theorem, Random variable and its probability distribution, mean and variance of stochastic variable. Repeated independent ( Bernoulli ) trials and Binomial distribution.
Unit – 9 : Statics
Introduction, basic concepts and basic laws of mechanics, force, resultant of forces acting at a point, parallelogram law of forces, resolved parts of a force, Equilibrium of a particle under three concurrent forces. Triangle law of forces and its converse, Lami’s theorem and its converse, Two Parallel forces, like and unlike parallel forces, couple and its moment.
Unit – 10 : Dynamics
Speed and velocity, average speed, instantaneous speed, acceleration and retardation, resultant of two velocities. Motion of a particle along a line, moving with constant acceleration. Motion under gravity. Laws of motion, Projectile motion.
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ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Biology Syllabus ( Botany and Zoology )
Unit 1 : The Living World
Nature and scope of Biology. Methods of Biology. Our place in the universe. Laws that govern the universe and life. Level of organization. Cause and effect relationship. Being alive. What does it mean? Present approaches to understand life processes, molecular approach; life as an expression of energy; steady state and homeostasis; self duplication and survival; adaptation; death as a positive part of life.
Origin of life and its maintenance. Origin and diversity of life. Physical and chemical principles that maintain life processes. The living crust and interdependence. The positive and negative aspects of progress in biological sciences. The future of the living world, identification of human responsibility in shaping our future.
Unit 2 : Unit of Life
Cell as a unit of life. Small biomolecules; water, minerals, mono and oligosaccharides, lipids, amino acids, nucleotides and their chemistry, cellular location and function. Macromolecules in cells – their chemistry, cellular location and functional significance. Polysaccharides, proteins and nucleic acids. Enzymes; chemical nature, classification, mechanism in action – enzyme complex, allosteric modulation ( brief ), irreversible activation. Biomembranes; Fluid mosaic model of membrane, role in transport, recognition of external information ( brief ).
Structural organization of the cell; light and electron microscopic views of cell, its organelles and their functions; nucleus mitochondria, chloroplasts, endoplasmic reticulum. Golgi complex, lysosomes, microtubules, cell wall, cilia and flagella, vacuoles, cell inclusions. A general account of cellular respiration. Fermentation, biological oxidation ( A cycle outline ), mitochondrial electron transport chain, high energy bonds and oxidative phosphorylation, cell reproduction; Process of mitosis and meiosis.
Unit 3 : Diversity of Life
Introduction. The enormous variety of living things, the need for classification to cope with this variety; taxonomy and phylogeny; shortcomings of a two kingdom classification as plants and animals; the five kingdom classification, Monera, Protista, Plantae, Fungi and Animalia; the basic features of five kingdom classification. modes of obtaining nutrition – autotrophs and heterotrophs.
Life style producers, consumers and decomposers. Unicellularity and multicellularity, phylogenetic relationships. Concepts of species, taxon and categories – hierarchical levels of classification; binomial nomenclature; principles of classification and nomenclature; identification and nature of viruses and bacteriophages; kingdom Monera – archeabacteria – life in extreme environments; Bacteria, Actinomycetes, Cyanobacteria.
Examples & illustration of autotrophic and heterotrophic life; mineralizes – nitrogen fixers; Monera in cycling matter; symbiotic forms; disease producers. Kingdom Protista – Eukaryotic unicellular organisms, development of flagella and cilia; beginning of mitosis; syngamy and sex. Various life styles shown in the major phyla. Evolutionary precursors of complex life forms. Diatoms, dinoflagellates, slime moulds, protozons; symbiotic forms. Plant kingdomcomplex autotrophs, red brown and green algae; conquest of land, bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms.
Vascularization; development of flower, fruit and seed. Kingdom fungi – lower fungi ( Zygomycetes ), higher fungi ( Ascomycetes and Basidiomycetes ); the importance of fungi. Decomposers; parasitic forms; lichens and mycorrhizae. Animal kingdom – animal body pattern and symmetry. The development of body cavity in invertebrate vertebrate physia. Salient features with reference to habitat and example of phylum porifera, coelenterata, helminthis, annelids, mollusca, arthropoda, echinoderms; chordata – ( classes – fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals ) highlighting major characters.
Unit 4 : Organisms and Environment
Species : Origin and concept of species population, interaction between environment and population community. Biotic community, interaction between different species, biotic stability. Changes in the community. Succession. Ecosystem; interaction between biotic and abiotic components; major ecosystems, manmade ecosystem – Agro ecosystem. Biosphere; flow of energy, trapping of solar energy, energy pathway, food chain, food web, biogeochemical cycles, calcium and sulphur, ecological imbalance and its consequences.
Conservation of natural resources; renewable and non – renewable ( in brief ). Water and land management, wasteland development. Wild life and forest conservation; causes for the extinction of some wild life, steps taken to conserve the remaining species, concept of endangered species – Indian examples, conservation of forests; Indian forests, importance of forests, hazards of deforestation, concept of afforestation. Environmental pollution; air and water pollution, sources, major pollutants of big cities of our country, their effects and methods of control, pollution due to nuclear fallout and waste disposal, effect and control, noise pollution; sources and effects.
Unit 5 : Multicellularity : Structure and Function – Plant Life
Form and function. Tissue system in flowering plants; meristematic and permanent. Mineral nutrition – essential elements, major functions of different elements, passive and active uptake of minerals. Modes of nutrition, transport of solutes and water in plants. Photosynthesis; photochemical and biosynthetic phases, diversity in photosynthetic pathways, photosynthetic electron transport and photophosphorylation, photorespiration. Transpiration and exchange of gases.
Stomatal mechanism. Osmoregulation in plants : water relations in plant cells, water potential. Reproduction and development in Angiosperms; asexual and sexual reproduction. Structure and functions of flower : development of male and female gametophytes in angiosperms, pollination, fertilization and development of endosperm, embryo seed and fruit. Differentiation and organ formation. Plant hormones and growth regulation; action of plant hormones in relation to seed dormancy and germination, apical dominance, senescence and abscission. Applications of synthetic growth regulators. A brief account of growth and movement in plants.
Unit 6 : Multicellularity : Structure and Function – Animal Life
Animal tissues, epithelial, connective, muscular, nerve. Animal nutrition, organs of digestion and digestive process, nutritional requirements for carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals and vitamins; nutritional imbalances and deficiency diseases. Gas exchange and transport : Pulmonary gas exchange and organs involved, transport of gases in blood, gas exchange in aqueous media circulation : closed and open vascular systems, structure and pumping action of heart, arterial blood pressure, lymph. Excretion and osomoregulation.
Ammonotelism, Ureotelism, urecotelism, excretion of water and urea with special reference to man. Role of kidney in regulation of plasma, osmolarity on the basis of nephron structure, skin and lungs in excretion. Hormonal coordination; hormones of mammals, role of hormones as messengers and regulators. Nervous coordination, central autonomic and peripheral nervous systems, receptors, effectors, reflex action, basic physiology of special senses, integrative control by neuroendocrinal systems.
Locomotion : joints, muscle movements, types of skeletal muscles according to types of movement, basic aspects of human skeleton. Reproduction; human reproduction, female reproductive cycles. Embryonic development in mammals ( upto three germs layers ), growth, repair and ageing.
Unit 7 : Continuity of Life
Heredity and variation : Introduction, Mendel’s experiments with peas and concepts of factors. Mendel’s laws of inheritance. Genes : Packaging of heredity material in prokaryotes – bacterial chromosome and plasmid; and eukaryote chromosomes. Extranuclear genes, viral genes. Linkage ( genetic ) maps. Sex determination and sex linkage. Genetic material and its replication, gene manipulation. Gene expression; genetic code, transcription, translation, gene regulation. Molecular basis of differentiation.
Unit 8 : Origin and Evolution of Life
Origin of life : living and non – living, chemical evolution, organic evolution; Oparin ideas, Miller – Urey experiments. Interrelationship among living organisms and evidences of evolution : fossil records including geological scale, Morphological evidence – hematology, vestigeal organs, embryological similarities and biogeographical evidence. Darwin’s two major contributions. Common origin of living organisms and recombination as source of variability, selection and variation, adaptation ( Lederberg’s replica plating experiment for indirect selection of bacterial mutants ), reproductive isolation, speciation.
Role of selection, change and drift in determining composition of population. Selected examples : industrial melanism; drug resistance, mimicry, malaria in relation to G – 6 – PD deficiency and sickle cell disease. Human evolution : Palcontological evidence, man’s place among mammals. Brief idea of Dryopithecus, Australopithecus, Homo erectus, H. neanderthlensis, Cro – Magnon man and Homo sapiens. Human chromosomes, similarity in different racial groups. Comparison with chromosomes of non – human primates to indicate common origin; Cultural vs. biological evolution. Mutation : origin and types of mutation, their role in speciation.
Unit 9 : Application of Biology
Introduction, role of biology, in the amelioration of human problems. Domestication of plant – a historical account, improvement of crop plants; Principles of plant breeding and plant introduction. Use of fertilizers, their economic and ecological aspects. Use of pesticides : advantages and hazards. Biological methods of pest control. Crops today.
Current concerns, gene pools and genetic conservation. Underutilized crops with potential uses of oilseeds, medicines, beverages, spices, fodder, New crops – Leucaena ( Subabul ), Jojoba, Guayule, winged bean, etc. Biofertilizers – green manure, crop residues and nitrogen fixation ( symbiotic, non symbiotic ). Applications of tissue culture and genetic engineering in crops. Domestication and introduction of animals. Livestock, poultry, fisheries ( fresh water, marine, aquaculture ).
Improvement of animals : principles of animal breeding. Major animal diseases and their control. Insects and their products ( silk, honey, wax and lac ). Bioenergy – biomass, wood ( combustion; gasification, ethanol ). Cow dung cakes, gobar gas, plants as sources of hydrocarbons for producing petroleum, ethanol from starch and lignocellulose. Biotechnology, application in health and agriculture, genetically modified ( GM ) organisms, bio – safety issues. A brief historical account – manufacture of cheese. yoghurt, alcohol, yeast, vitamins, organic acids, antibiotics, steroids, dextrins.
Scaling up laboratory findings to Industrial production, sewage treatment. Production of insulin, human growth hormones, interferon. Communicable diseases including STD and diseases spread through ‘blood transfusion ( hepatitis, AIDS, etc ) Immune response, vaccine and antisera. Allergies and Inflammation. Inherited diseases and dysfunctions, sex – linked diseases, genetic incompatibilities, and genetic counseling. Cancer – major types, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Tissue and organ transplantation. Community health services and measures; blood banks; mental health, smoking, alcoholism and drug addiction – physiological symptoms and control measures. Industrial wastes, toxicology, pollution – related diseases. Biomedical engineering – spare parts for man, instruments for diagnosis of diseases and care. Human population related diseases. Human population, growth, problems and control, inequality between sexes, control measures; test – tube babies aminocentesis. Future of Biology.
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ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Agriculture Syllabus
Unit – 1 : Agro meteorology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Biochemistry and Microbiology
Elements of Weather – rainfall, temperature, humidity, wind velocity, Sunshine weather forecasting, climate change in relation to crop production.
Genetics & Plant Breeding :
a) Cell and its structure, cell division – mitosis and meiosis and their significance.
b) Organisation of the genetic materials in chromosomes, DNA and RNA.
c) Mendel’s laws of inheritance. Reasons for the success of Mendel in his experiments, Absence of linkage in Mendel’s experiments.
d) Quantitative inheritance, continuous and discontinuous variation in plants.
e) Monogenic and polygenic inheritance.
f) Role of Genetics in Plant breeding, self and cross – pollinated crops, methods of breeding in field crops – introduction, selection, hybridization, mutation and polyploidy, tissue and cell culture.
g) Plant Biotechnology – definition and scope in crop production.
pH and buffers, Classification and nomenclature of carbohydrates; proteins; lipids; vitamins and enzymes.
Microbial cell structure, Micro – organisms – Algae, Bacteria, Fungi, Actinomycetes, Protozoa and Viruses. Role of micro – organisms in respiration, fermentation and organic matter decomposition.
Unit – 2 : Livestock Production
Scope and importance :
a) Importance of livestock in agriculture and industry, White revolution in India.
b) Important breeds Indian and exotic, distribution of cows, buffaloes and poultry in India.
Care and management :
a) Systems of cattle and poultry housing.
b) Principles of feeding, feeding practices.
c) Balanced ration – definition and ingredients.
d) Management of calves, bullocks, pregnant and milch animals as well as chicks crockrels and layers, poultry.
e) Signs of sick animals, symptoms of common diseases in cattle and poultry, Rinderpest, black quarter, foot and mouth, mastitis and haemorrhagic septicaemia coccidiosis, Fowl pox and Ranikhet disease, their prevention and control.
Artificial Insemination :
Reproductive organs, collection, dilution and preservation of semen and artificial insemination, role of artificial insemination in cattle improvement.
Livestock Products : Processing and marketing of milk and Milk products.
Unit – 3 : Crop Production
a) Targets and achievements in foodgrain production in India since independence and its future projections, sustainable crop production, commercialization of agriculture and its scope in India.
b) Classification of field crops based on their utility – cereals, pulses, oils seeds, fibre, sugar and forage crops.
Soil, Soil fertility, Fertilizers and Manures :
a) Soil, soil pH, Soil texture, soil structure, soil organisms, soil tilth, soil fertility and soil health.
b) Essential plant nutrients, their functions and deficiency symptoms.
c) Soil types of India and their characteristics.
d) Organic manure, common fertilizers including straight, complex, fertilizer mixtures and biofertilizers; integrated nutrient management system.
Irrigation and Drainage :
a) Sources of irrigation ( rain, canals, tanks, rivers, wells, tubewells ).
b) Scheduling of irrigation based on critical stages of growth, time interval, soil moisture content and weather parameters.
c) Water requirement of crops.
d) Methods of irrigation and drainage.
e) Watershed management.
Weed Control :
Principles of weed control, methods of weed control ( cultural, mechanical, chemical, biological and Integrated weed management ).
Seed bed preparation, seed treatment, time and method of sowing / planting, seed rate; dose, method and time of fertilizer application, irrigation, interculture and weed control; common pests and diseases, caused by bacteria, fungi virus and nematode and their control, integrated pest management, harvesting, threshing, post harvest technology : storage, processing and marketing of major field crops – Rice, wheat, maize, sorghum, pearl millet, groundnut, mustard, pigeon – pea, gram, sugarcane, cotton and berseem.
Unit – 4 : Horticulture
a) Importance of fruits and vegetables in human diet, Crop diversification & processing Industry.
b) Orchard – location and layout, ornamental gardening and kitchen garden.
c) Planting system, training, pruning, intercropping, protection from frost and sunburn.
d) Trees, shrubs, climbers, annuals, perennials – definition and examples. Propagation by seed, cutting, budding, layering and grafting.
e) Cultivation practices, processing and marketing of :
- Fruits – mango, papaya, banana, guava, citrus, grapes.
- Vegetables – Radish, carrot, potato, onion, cauliflower, brinjal, tomato, spinach and cabbage.
- Flowers – Gladiolus, canna, chrysanthemums, roses and marigold.
f) Principles and methods of fruit and vegetable preservation.
g) Preparation of jellies, jams, ketchup, chips and their packing.
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ICAR AIEEA UG Results 2018
ICAR AIEEA UG Exam Date
ICAR AIEEA UG Entrance Exam will be conducted on 12th May, 2018.
ICAR AIEEA UG Result Date
ICAR AIEEA UG Results likely to be declared in the month of June, 2018.
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ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Counselling
I. Method of Selection and Admission through Counseling
ICAR AIEEA UG Method of Selection
The candidate declared / notified as qualified for ICAR AIEEA UG counseling, based on the merit – rank, shall report for counseling as per Counseling schedule. Candidate shall forfeit the claim for admission if he / she, in – person or through Authorized representative, does not report for counseling. Candidate who has not been declared / notified as qualified for counseling, shall not be considered for admission on ICAR seats in any Agricultural University at any stage.
Candidate will be recommended for admission in the subject / degree program of choice in the Agricultural Universities on the basis of merit in the ICAR UG entrance examination and availability of seats at his / her merit – rank during counseling.
List of original documents with self – attested photocopies, photographs to be produced at the time of counseling is as under :
- All certificates and mark sheets / grade reports, in original related to Class X and XII, Transfer Certificate / School Leaving Certificate, Character Certificate from the School last attended.
- In case of candidates from SC, ST and non – creamy layer of OBC categories, Original Certificate as per
- Central Government requirements and issued by Competent Authority
- Medical Certificate in case of Physically Handicapped ( PH ) candidates issued by Medical Officer of any Government Hospital with description of the kind and the degree of disability.
- In case the Date of Birth is not mentioned in Class X Certificate, Date of Birth ( DOB ) Certificate.
- e- Admit Card, counseling call/invitation letter from ICARin original.
- Three recent and clear passport size colour photographs same as pasted on the Application Form.
- Domicile certificate.
- Authority letter / undertaking in the prescribed format, if the candidate is unable to attend the counseling personally.
Admission through ICAR UG Entrance Exam Counseling
The candidates qualified for counseling and called for consideration for provisional admission to the Agricultural Universities would be generally larger than the number of seats available, provided they have achieved a minimum of 50% marks for General and UPS categories and a minimum of 40% marks for SC / ST / PH categories in the Entrance examination. For OBC, it will be as per Supreme Court directives in this regard. The competent authority may relax the minimum qualifying marks in case the required number of candidates to be called for counseling are not available.
The candidate, invited for counseling, will have to fill a prescribed Counseling Form at the time of counseling. Candidate should give his/her options for choice of subject / degree program and University in order of preference and present the same at the counseling desk when his / her name and rank is announced through Microphone / Public Address System.
The candidate or authorized representative called for counseling ( personal appearance ) should bring the counseling intimation letter issued / downloaded from ICAR website, Admit Card, All Original Certificates with Mark – sheets, SC / ST / PH / UPS / OBC Category Certificate etc. in original for verification and submission. An amount of 2,000/- ( Rupees Two Thousand only ) in Cash, should also be brought as part admission fee to be deposited with the Registrar of the allotted university.
Authorized representative should also bring the duly filled-in Authority Letter, attested by competent authority. One individual shall not act as representative for more than two candidates.
Candidate, not fulfilling the eligibility condition (s) at the time of counseling, will forfeit claim for admission and will not be considered for seat allocation. Candidature in such cases shall be rejected summarily. No correspondence shall be entertained thereafter in this regard.
In view of the limited time availability for counseling at the counseling desk, each candidate is advised to keep a ready list of options, in case the filled in options of the candidate have been exhausted by the time candidate reaches the counseling desk. Candidate taking more time at the counseling desk may be asked to come at the end of the queue so that time of the remaining candidates is not wasted. In that case, the candidate shall lose claim of seat at his / her merit – rank.
In case, all seats in a subject at the University opted for, are exhausted by the time candidate reaches counseling desk, he / she shall have the option to provide fresh choices of subject / university, wherever the seat is available. The candidate shall have no claim for change of subject/University thereafter.
Against total number of ICAR seats available for a particular degree program in a university, not more than 40% of ICAR seats from one State would be allocated to any one university in that subject under a particular category. While computing 40% number, mathematical method of rounding to the nearest integer would be adopted except where there is only one seat, in which case, the whole seat would be allocated.
Candidate reporting late for counseling beyond the time specified on the specified counseling date, may be considered for admission on the counseling date, subject to valid / acceptable reason for late reporting, only out of the subjects & Universities available at the time of his / her actual counseling. He / she will lose any claim for seat at his / her merit-rank due to – late reporting.
The fact that a candidate or his / her representative has appeared for Counseling, will not ensure admission unless a seat at the rank of the candidate for Counseling is available and he / she meets all eligibility requirements.
It should be noted carefully that ICAR allocates the University, whereas the choice of College within the University allotted shall be regulated by the University itself. Candidate may not approach ICAR, thereafter, for any specific College within the allotted University.
xii) In case a candidate has been allotted a university and subject at the time of counseling and the same has been accepted by the candidate, any request for change / transfer of subject / university thereafter, will not be entertained by ICAR. The candidate, once admitted in a degree program as per his / her merit – rank and availability of seat at the time of counseling, will not stake claim for change of subject / University later on after his / her counseling is over.
All candidates or their authorized representatives reporting for Counseling will be required to submit original certificates and mark sheets to the Registrar of the allotted University, otherwise admission may not be granted. All original certificates submitted by the candidates may be sent to their respective Boards for verification. In case a candidate wishes to withdraw the original certificates after the admission, he / she shall directly request the allotted University for the same.
If any candidate fails to deposit the part admission fee and original certificates as required, the admission would not be granted and candidate would forfeit his / her claim for admission.
In case any particular Board is not recognized or has been derecognized by some university, ICAR will not be responsible for admitting students of that Board in the universities not willing to admit such candidates.
Filling of Vacant Seats after the ICAR Counseling
ICAR seats, if remain vacant, even after filling up with waitlisted candidates, shall automatically stand released to the Agricultural University concerned for filling up at their level and as per the procedure in vogue by the respective university. These seats will no more be called as ICAR seats and will be treated as university seats. Once the counseling / admission process, including the waitlisted candidates, is over, filling up of any subsequent vacancies created due to non reporting of candidates or any other reason, shall not be the responsibility of ICAR. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained either from the universities or from any candidate.
The candidate admitted provisionally to an Agricultural University through ICAR examination, shall have to report to the concerned Agricultural University on the date of registration, as notified by the concerned University. The candidate is, therefore, advised to be in constant touch with the University allotted. Date of joining / registration at the university must be enquired from the university official present during the counseling and carefully noted.
No correspondence from the candidates / guardians / parents will be entertained for seeking permission for late registration / admission in the universities or issuing any direction in this regard.
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ICAR AIEEA UG Important Dates 2018
|Date and Time of Examination||12th May, 2018
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( 2 ½ hrs )
|Commencement of Online Application submission||April,2018|
|Last date of online application||May, 2018 upto 11:59 PM|
|Last date for receipt of hard copy of computer generated confirmation page of online application||May, 2018|
|e - Admit card information ( on ICAR website www.icar.org.in )||May, 2018|
|Declaration of result||June, 2018|
|Schedule for Online Counseling||First round : July, 2018 ( Tentative )
Second round : July, 2018 ( Tentative )
Third round ( if need arises ) : July, 2018
ICAR AIEEA PG Entrance Exam 2018
The master degrees are awarded by Agricultural Universities in 95 sub – subjects under 20 major subject groups namely ( 1 ) Plant Biotechnology, ( 2 ) Plant Sciences, ( 3 ) Physical Science, ( 4 ) Entomology and Nematology, ( 5 ) Agronomy, ( 6 ) Social Sciences, ( 7 ) Statistical Sciences, ( 8 ) Horticulture, ( 9 ) Forestry / Agroforestry and Silviculture, ( 10 ) Agricultural Engineering & Technology, ( 11 ) Water Science & Technology, ( 12 ) Home Science, ( 13 ) Animal Biotechnology, ( 14 ) Veterinary Science, ( 15 ) Animal Sciences ( 16 ) Fisheries Science, ( 17 ) Dairy Science, ( 18 ) Dairy Technology, ( 19 ) Food Science Technology, and ( 20 ) Agri – Business Management.
Candidate should select one major subject – group among the following for appearing in the Entrance Examination, based on the compatibility with his / her own subject area at his / her graduation level. The sub – subject choices, within the major subject – group in which the candidate qualifies the entrance examination, will be available at the time of counseling. Numbers of seats and ICAR – JRF ( PGS ) in various subjects / sub – subjects; the number is tentative at present, the final position will be known at the time of counseling.
ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Exam Pattern
The ICAR AIEEA PG Examination shall have one question paper for each of the 20 major subject – groups, consisting of 150 multiple – choice objective type questions, each with four options and also 10 cross – matching type questions, each having five sub – questions / pairings for every subject – group paper. The 20 major subject – groups details please Click Here
In each subject – group, 150 multiple choice, objective type questions would be serially numbered from 1 – 150 whereas 10 cross – matching type questions would be serially numbered from 151 – 160.
Marking Scheme : Each correctly answered multiple – choice objective type question will earn four marks whereas each correctly answered cross – matching type question will earn 5 marks ( 1 mark for each correct pairing ) with a maximum of 650 marks for each major subject – group paper. For each incorrectly answered multiple – choice objective type question, one mark would be deducted from the total score whereas for each incorrectly answered cross – matching type sub – question / pairing, 0.2 marks would be deducted from the total score.
Question with no response indicated will not be awarded any mark and there will be no negative marking for that question. The candidates are advised not to attempt such questions in the OMR answer sheet, for which they are not sure of the correct answer. More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect answer and will invite negative marking.
Candidate will be required to choose the correct answer and mark in the OMR answer sheet by darkening the corresponding circle / bubble against the serial number of the question with black / blue ball – point pen.
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A visualy challenged ( blind ) candidate, can request for the services of amanuensis ( Scibe ) who must be one grade junior in academic qualification not more than XII pass in the present case and should not be related tothe candidate. For amanuensis, the candidate must submit a separate request letter, at least one week in advance, to the concerned Nodal Officer of the Examination City Centre giving a copy of the PD / PS certificate issued by a competent authority. The services of amanuensis ( Scribe ) who should be from academic discipline other than that of the candidate, shall be provided free of cost by the Nodal Officer.
The scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking, confirming that the scribe fulfills all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe as mentioned above. In case, later on it is proved that candidate has suppressed material facts, the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the outcome of result of the written test. Such candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for extra time of 50 minutes during examination.
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ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Eligibility
ICAR Entrance Exam Eligibility Requirements :
Age and Nationality : Indian Nationals having age not below 19 years as on 31st August, 2018 ( i.e., candidate should not have been born after 1st September, 1999 ) are eligible to sit in the examination. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit.
Qualifying Examination :
- Candidate must have passed ( or due to appear at the final examination ) their Bachelor degree from a recognized university in the concerned field under 10+2+5 ( B.V.Sc. & AH ), 10+2+4, 10+6 years degree programs may apply for this examination. Few options for the candidates having passed Bachelor degree with 10+2+3 year degree programme are available in only two ICAR-DUs namely IARI Pusa and NDRI Karnal in some courses. The Veterinary graduates without their valid registration under the IVC Act. 1984 will not be considered for the PG counseling and admission.
- The candidate must have passed Bachelor degree examination securing Overall Grade Point Average ( OGPA ) of at least 6.60 / 10.00 in ten-point scale, 3.25 / 5.00 in five-point scale, 2.60 / 4.00 in four-point scale for General, OBC and UPS categories whereas for SC / ST / Physically Challenged ( PC ) candidates, the said requirement is an OGPA of at least 5.60 / 10.00, 2.75 / 5.00, 2.20 / 4.00, respectively. In other cases, where grade – points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the candidate must have secured at least 60% marks for General, OBC and UPS categories, whereas for SC / ST / PC categories the requirement is 50% marks. ( Please note that equivalence between OGPA and % marks will not be acceptable ).
- Broad eligibility qualifications for admission to different disciplines at the Agricultural Universities are given below :
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc. ( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI & (4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|Plant Bio-Chemistry / Bio. Chem.||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 yrs. system )||IARI|
|Plant Biotech & Molecular Biology / Biotech.||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry / Seri. / Biotechnology or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry / Sericulture / Biotechnology.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Plant / Crop Physiology||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc.( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI &(4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|Plant Breeding and Genetics Breeding||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Plant Pathology||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Agricultural Microbiology / Microbiol.||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Seed Science & Technology||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Plant Genetic resources||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Agricultural / Agro. Meteorology||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||-||-|
|Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry||B.Sc. Ag./Horti. or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture .||B.Sc. (10+ 2+3 system)||IARI|
|Soil Conservation & Water Mgmt. / SWC Mgmt||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||-||-|
|Agril. Physics||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Agril. Chemicals||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Environmental Science||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||IARI|
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc. ( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI &(4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|ENTOMOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY|
|Agricultural / Horticultural Entomology||B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||
|Nematology||B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / Horticulture / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.||B.Sc. ( 10+ 2+3 system )||
|Apiculture||B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / Horticulture / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry.|
|Sericulture||B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture.|
|Plant Protection||B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture.|
|Agronomy||B.Sc. Ag. or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture.||B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Ag. ) Hons / B.Sc. ( Ag. & AH )||NDRI
|Tea Husbandry & Technology||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horti. / Forestry.|
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc.( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI & (4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|Agricultural Economics||B.Sc. Ag. / Horticulture / Agril. Marketing and Co- operation / Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / Agril. Marketing and Co-operation / Forestry.||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B. Tech.( DT ) / B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. ( Animal Sciences ) / B.F.Sc.||
|Dairy Economics||B.Sc. ( Dairy Tech. ) / B.Tech. Dairy Engg. / B.V.Sc. & A.H.||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B. Tech.( DT ) / B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. ( Animal Sciences ) / B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. Home Science. / B.Sc. ( Agri. / Horti. / Ag. Marketing & Co-operation )||NDRI|
|Agri. Exten./ Extn. Education/ Communication||B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry/ Sericulture/ B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry/ Sericulture.||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B. Tech. ( DT ) / B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. ( Animal Sciences ) / B.F.Sc.||IARI|
|Dairy Extension Education||B.Sc. Dairying ( DT / DH ) / B.Tech. ( DT ) / B.V.Sc. & A.H.||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT / DH ) / B.Tech. ( DT ) / B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. ( Animal Sciences ) / B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Sc. ( Ag. & AH ) / B.Sc. ( Ag. ) Honors / B.Sc. Home Science ( with elective Extension Education ).||NDRI|
|07- STATISTICAL SCIENCES|
|Agricultural Statistics||B.Sc. Agriculture / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture / Agricultural Marketing & Coop. / B.F.Sc. / Veterinary Sciences / B.Tech. in Agril. Engg. or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture / Agricultural Marketing & Coop. / B.F.Sc. / Veterinary Sciences / B.Tech. in Agril. Engg.||B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system )||
|Computer Application||B.Sc. Agriculture / Horti. / Forestry / Sericulture / Agricultural Marketing & Coop. / Veterinary Sciences / B.Tech. in Agril. Engg. or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) in Agriculture / Horti. / Forestry / Seri. / Agril. Mktg. & Coop. / Veterinary Sciences / B.Tech. in Agril. Engg.||B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system )||
|Bioinformatics||B.Sc. Agril. / Horticulture / Forestry / B.F.Sc. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agric. / Horticulture / Forestry / B.F.Sc. / B.Sc. Agril. Engg / B. Tech. Agril. Engg.||B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system )||
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc.( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI & (4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|Horticulture||B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.|
|Vegetable Crops or Sci. / Olericulture||B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.|
|Pomology / Fruit Sc., Fruit Sci. & Hort. Technology||B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.|
|Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops||B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.|
|Floriculture and Landscaping Architecture||B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.|
|Plantation Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic Crops||B.Sc. Agriculture / Horticulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.|
|FORESTRY/ AGROFORESTRY AND SILVICULTURE|
|Forest Production & Utilization||B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry|
|Silviculture & Agroforestry||B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry|
|Tree Physiology and Breeding||B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry|
|Agroforestry||B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry.|
|Forest NRM / Forest Mgmt. & Utilization||B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry|
|Plantation Technology||B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry|
|Wildlife Sci. ( Forestry )||B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry|
|Wood Science||B.Sc. Forestry or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Forestry.|
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs/CAUs etc.(4/5/6 years Bachelors’ degree in)||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI &(4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY|
|Soil and Water Cons Engg. / Soil & Water Engg.||B.Tech. Agril. Engg. / Mechanical / Civil / Elect. / Electronics|
|Drainage Engg. / Irri. Water Mgmt. Engg.||B.Tech. Agril. Engg. / Mechanical / Civil / Elect / Electronics.|
|Post-Harvest Technology / Processing & Food Engg.||B.Tech. Agril. Engg. / Agric. & Food Engg. / Mechanical / Civil / Elect. / Electronics / Food Engg. / Process and Food Engg. / Chemical Engg.|
|Farm Machinery and Power Engg.||B. Tech. Agril. Engg. / Mechanical / Civil / Elect. / Electronics / Production Engg.|
|Renewable Energy Engg.||B.Tech. Agril. Engg. / Agric. & Food Engg. / Mechanical / Civil / Elect. / Electronics / Production Engg. / Food Engg. / Process and Food Engg.|
|WATER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY|
|Water Science & Technology||B.Sc. ( Agriculture ) / Horticulture or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) ( Agriculture ) / Horticulture / B. Tech. ( Agri. Engg. ).|
|HOME SCIENCE ( CURRENTLY RENAMED AS COMMUNITY SCIENCE )|
|Food & Nutrition||B.Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Home Science.|
|Human Development and Family Studies||B.Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Home Science.|
|Home Management / Family Resource Management||B.Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Home Science.|
|Clothing and Textile / Textile & Apparel Designing||B.Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Home Science.|
|Home Science Extn. / Edn., / Extn. & Comm. Mgmt.||B.Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Home Science.|
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc. ( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI & (4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|Animal Biotechnology||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT / DH ) / BE / B.Tech. ( Biotechnology ) / B.Tech. in ( Chemical Engg. / Biochemical Engg. / Food Tech. / Fermentation Tech. ) / B.V.Sc. & AH / B. Pharma / Biotechnology / B.Sc.( 10+2+3 system ).||NDRI|
|Veterinary / Animal Biochemistry||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||B.Sc. Biochemistry/ B.Sc. ( Hons ) Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Biomedical Sci. / B.V.Sc. & A.H. / B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system ). B. Tech. / B.E. in Biotech. / Dairy Tech. / Food Tech.||NDRI|
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs/CAUs etc.( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI &(4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|Veterinary Anatomy / Veterinary Anatomy & Histology||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Vety. Gynecology and Obst./ Ani. Reproduction||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Vety. Medicine ( Clinical / Preventive )||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Vety. Parasitology||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Vety. Pharmacology and Toxicology||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Vety. Pathology||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Wildlife Sci./ Wildlife Health Mgt.||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Vety. Virology||-||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||IVRI|
|Vety. Immunology||-||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||IVRI|
|Vety. Microbi. & Immunology/ Bacteriology||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Vety. Surgery &||Radiology B.V.Sc. & A.H||-||-|
|Vety. Public Health & Epidemiology/ Vety. Public Health/ Vety. Epidemiology/ Vety. Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Animal Husbandry/ Dairy Sci.||B.Sc. Ag. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agric. / B.Sc. ( Dairying ) / B.Sc. ( Dairy Tech. ) / B.V.Sc. & A.H.||-||-|
|Animal Genetics and Breeding||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||B.V.Sc.&AH / B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. ( Dairying & AH ) / B.Sc. ( Anim. Sci. ) / B.Sc. ( Ag. & AH ) / B.Sc. Genetics ) / B.Sc. ( Biotech. ) / B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system ).||NDRI|
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc. ( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI &(4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|Animal Nutrition||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. ( Ag. & AH ) / B.Sc. (10+2+3 system).||
|Vety. / Anim. Physiolo gy||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DH ) / B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. ( Anim Sci. )||
|Mgmt||B.V.Sc. & A.H.||B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. Dairying/ B.Sc. ( Animal Sciences ) / B.Sc. ( Ag. & AH ).||
|Livestock Products Technology||B.V.Sc. & A.H.|
|Poultry Science||B.V.Sc. & A.H.|
|Vety. & Animal Husbandry Extension||B.V.Sc. & A.H.|
|Livestock / Veterinary / Animal Husbandry Economics||B.V.Sc. & A.H.|
|Bio- Statistics||B.V.Sc. & A.H.|
|Fisheries Sciences / Fish Env. Mgmt.||B.F.Sc.|
|Fisheries Resour. Mgmt.||B.F.Sc.|
|Processing Technol. / Fish PHT||B.F.Sc. -|
|Fish Physiol. & Biochem Health Mgmt||B.F.Sc.|
|Aquatic Env. Mgnt.||B.F.Sc.|
|Fish Genetics / Breeding / Biotechnology||B.F.Sc.|
|Fish Nutrition and Feed Tech.||B.F.Sc.|
|Fish Engg. & Technology||B.F.Sc.|
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc. ( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI, (3) NDRI &(4) CIFE||Applicabl e at|
|Dairy Microbiology||Dairying ( DT / DH ) / B.Sc. ( DT ).||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( Dairy Technol. ) / B.Tech ( Dairy Technol. / Biotech. ) / B.V.Sc. & AH / B.Sc. ( Hons ) Microbiology / B.Sc. Food Tech., Food Sci. / Biotechnol. / Food Sci. and Technol. / Industrial Microbiology / Medical Microbiology / Microbial & Food Technology / B.Sc. with Microbiology / Industrial Microbiology. B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system ).||
|Dairy Chemistry||Dairying ( DT / DH ) / B.Sc. ( DT ).||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B. Tech. ( DT ) / B. Tech. / B.Sc. ( Food Technology / Food Sci. / Food Sci. & Technol. ) / Food Technol. Mgmt. / B.V.Sc. & A.H / B.Sc. Hons. ( Chemistry ). B.Sc.( 10+2+3 system ).||
|Dairy Technology||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Tech. Dairy Technology.||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B.Tech. ( DT ) / B.Sc. Food Tech. / B.Tech. Food Tech. ( 4 years degree ) / B.Sc. ( Microbial & Food Tech. ) - 4 years degree.||
|18.2 Dairy Engineering||B.E. / B.Tech. ( Dairy Engineering )||B.Sc. Dairying / B.Sc. Dairying ( DT ) / B.Tech. ( DT ) / B.Sc. Food Tech. / B.Tech. Food Tech. ( 4 years degree ) / B.Tech. Agril. Engg. / B.Sc. ( Microbial & Food Tech. ) - 4 years degree.||
|FOOD SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ( M. Sc. Degree will be awarded )|
|Food Technology / Food Science & Technology||B.Sc. Agric. / Horti. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture, / Food Sci. & Technol. / B.E. ( Agril. ) / B. Tech. ( Agrl. Engg. ) / B. Tech. ( Food Technology ).|
|Food Safety & Quality Assurance|
|B. Tech. Dairy Technol. / or Food Technol. / Food Technol. & Mgmt. B.Sc. Food Sci. / Home Sci. / Food Microbiol. / Industrial Microbiol. / Medical Microbiol. / B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system ). B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture / B.V.Sc. & AH.||
|Food Science & Nutrition|
|B.Sc. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) in Biochemistry / B.V.Sc.& A.H. / B.Sc. ( Ag. ) / B.Tech. ( Dairy Technology ) / B.Tech. / B.E.( Food Technology ). B.Sc. ( Food Science ) / B.Sc. ( 10+2+3 system ). B.Sc. Horti. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horticulture.||
|Subject / Discipline||Eligibility Qualification for SAUs / CAUs etc. ( 4 / 5 / 6 years Bachelors’ degree in )||Alternate Eligibility Qualification for (1) IARI, (2) IVRI,(3) NDRI &(4) CIFE||Applicable at|
|AGRI BUSINESS MANAGEMENT|
|Agri Business Mgmt. ( MBA )||B.Sc. Ag. / Horti. / Forestry / Seri. / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agriculture / Horti. / Agril. Marketing, & Co-operation / Sericulture/ Commercial Agriculture Buss. Mgmt. / Forestry / B.Tech. Agril. Engg. / Vety. Sci. / Dairy Sci. / Fishery Sci. / Food Sci. & Technology / B. Tech. Biotechnology|
|Agril. Marketing and Co-operation ( M.Sc. )||B.Sc. Agril. Marketing and Co-operation / Agriculture / Horticulture / Agriculture Engg. / Sericulture / Commercial Agriculture / Business Management / Forestry / Veterinary Science.|
Candidate must fulfill the eligibility conditions as indicated above. They are generally eligible for pursuing Master Degree in the subject in which they have passed their graduation.
For admission in Master degree courses under ICAR-AU system, candidate must have four years Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries Science, Home Science etc., after 10+2 or equivalent or 10+6 examination. ’s degree programs through entrance examination conducted by ICAR, only the candidates having passed graduation with four years’ degree program from any recognized University will be eligible. The candidates having passed Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ duration will not be considered for admission through AIEEA PG 2018 in accredited AUs under ICAR AU system except at two ICAR DUs, viz. IARI, NDRI, for which the eligibility criteria of the concerned ICAR-DU, including admission of graduates having passed with 3 years’ degree, would prevail for admission. Master degree program for graduates from non-agricultural stream would be of three years duration, the first year of which will be exclusively for remedial courses. introductory agriculture and orientation programs.
Though four / five ( B.V.Sc. & A.H. ) / six ( 10+6 ) years Bachelor degree is a compulsory requirement for admission to Master degree in Agriculture / Horticulture / Veterinary sciences but IARI Pusa and NDRI Karnal may admit three-years B.Sc. degree holders in certain subjects.
Candidates declared qualified for counseling / allotted the seat, may seek admission only during the session for which examination has been conducted. They are not entitled to claim for admission in other sessions / subsequent years based on this year’s examination.
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ICAR PG AIEEA Exam 2018 Reservation Seats
ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 seats for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Physically Handicapped / Other Backward Classes
There would be reservation of seats as well as Junior Research Fellowships [ ICAR JRF ( PGS ) ] to the extent of 15% for Scheduled Caste and 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe candidates in different disciplines. The reservation of seats among SC / ST categories is interchangeable, i.e., if sufficient number of candidates are not available to fill up seats as well as ICAR JRF ( PGS ) reserved for ST candidates, these can be filled up from among suitable SC candidates and vice – versa in a given subject as per merit – rank in examination. The original SC / ST certificate in prescribed form is required to be produced for verification. Depending on merit and choice they can also take seat from the General Category.
Three percent seats are reserved, horizontally across the categories in different subjects, for Physically Challenged ( PC ) candidates suffering from low vision, hearing impairment, locomotor disability or cerebral palsy with appropriate medical certificate having at least 40% disability and found suitable by the Counseling Committee / University official. The candidate applying for admission under this category should submit a copy of the certificate about being handicapped from a Government Hospital / Medical Board ( Duly attested by a Gazetted Officer ) at the time of counseling. The criteria for assessing the degree of handicap could be variable from one subject to another. The decision of the University allotted will be final in this regard.
Reservation for candidates belonging to Central OBC category would be available at BHU, Viswa Bharati, AMU, SASARD Nagaland University, CAU, CIFE, IARI, IVRI and NDRI universities as per latest Government of India directives applicable at the time of counseling and Hon’ble SC Judgment dated 18th August, 2011 and communication of seats by these universities at the time of counseling. Candidates claiming admission under this category have to produce a Central OBC certificate as per specimen enclosed.
Reservation for Remote and Under Privileged States / UT ( UPS )
Two percent seats under each disciplines would be reserved, horizontally, across categories for the candidates of the remote and under privileged States / UTs namely are given in the following table :
|S. No||Name of the States||S. No||Name of the States|
|1||Andaman & Nicobar Island||7||Manipur|
|3||Dadra and Nagar Haveli||9||Mizoram|
|4||Daman & Diu||10||Nagaland|
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 counseling. There will not be any State quota within this quota.
ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Seats Availability List
INDIAN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE, PUSA, NEW DELHI – 110012
The Indian Agricultural Research Institute ( IARI ) is India’s one of the foremost Institute in the field of research, higher education and training in agricultural sciences. The Institute has well equipped laboratories and experimental field for conducting advanced level research of high order. The Central Library of the Institute is the largest Agro – Biological Library of Asia and has been designated as the National Agricultural Library.
SUBJECT – WISE TENTATIVE NUMBER OF SEATS FOR ADMISSION AT IARI, NEW DELHI DURING 2018 – 2019
|S.No||Discipline||Tentative Allocation of Seats|
|IARI, New Delhi|
|3||Agricultural Engineering-Agricultural Processing and Structure||1||1||-||-||-||0||2|
|4||Agricultural Engineering- Farm Power and Equipment||1||-||1||-||-||1||3|
|5||Agricultural Engineering- Soil and Water Conservation Engineering||2||-||-||-||-||1||3|
|15||Floriculture and Landscape Architecture||1||1||-||-||-||1||3|
|19||Molecular Biology & Biotechnology||3||1||1||-||(1)||2||7|
|21||Plant Genetics Resources||2||-||1||-||-||1||4|
|24||Post-Harvest Technology-PHT of Horticultural Crops||1||-||-||-||-||1||3|
|25||Post-Harvest Technology-Post Harvest Engineering and Technology||-||-||-||-||-||1||1|
|26||Seed Science & Technology||2||1||1||(1)||-||2||6|
|27||Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry||2||1||-||-||-||1||4|
|28||Water Science & Technology||2||1||-||-||-||1||4|
|3||Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry||1||-||-||1||-||1||2|
|5||Water Science and Technology||1||-||-||1||-||1||2|
|S.No||Discipline||Tentative Allocation of Seats|
|3||Soil Science and Agricultural||2||-||-||-||-||-||2|
|5||Water Science and Technology||1||1||1||-||-||-||2|
+ Seats for PC and UPS categories are to be allotted against the category ( Gen. / SC / ST / OBC ) to which they belong, if the seat is not available in respective category then would be drawn from Gen. category, if available. However, if suitable candidates are not available for PC and UPS categories in a particular discipline, the seat can be transferred to next discipline for which counseling is due to be held to fill the number of reserved seats based on merit within the category.
- Number of seats shown are tentative and are subject to change.
- Degree in the discipline of Agril. Engg. will be awarded as M.Tech. ( Agril. Engg. )
- Degree in the sub-discipline of Post-Harvest Engg. & Tech. of PHT discipline will be awarded as M.Tech. to those students coming with B.Tech.Degree.
INDIAN VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, IZATNAGAR – 243 122, UTTAR PRADESH
The Indian Veterinary Research Institute ( IVRI ) which made a humble beginning in 1889 at Pune, has come a long way through its glorious past and completed 125 years of dedicated service to livestock at global level. In recognition of long and sustained contributions in the field of research and education, the Institute was conferred the status of the Deemed University in 1983 and the first academic session commenced in January 1985. The Institute has well equipped laboratories, animal sheds and other infrastructural facilities for carrying out post-graduate research of high quality.
The Institute Library, National Library of Veterinary Science ( NLVS ), subscribes to a large number of books and foreign journals / periodicals which serve requirement for research and training organizations.
SUBJECT – WISE TENTATIVE NUMBER OF SEATS AT IVRI FOR ADMISSION DURING 2018 – 2019
|1.||Animal Genetics and Breeding||3||1||-||-||-||2||6|
|7.||Veterinary Extension Education||2||-||-||-||-||1||3|
|8.||Livestock Product Technology||3||-||-||-||-||-||3|
|10.||Veterinary Gynecology & Obstetrics||3||1||-||-||-||1||5|
|16.||Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology||3||1||1||(1)||-||2||7|
|17.||Veterinary Surgery & Radiology||2||1||1||-||(1)||2||6|
|18.||Livestock Production & Management||2||1||-||-||-||1||4|
The minimum eligibility for admission in all the 22 disciplines is B VSc. & A.H. / B.VSc.
+ 4 seats for PC and 3 seats for UPS will be allocated horizontally against the category ( Gen / SC / ST / OBC ) to which they belong, if the seat is not available in respective category then it would be drawn from Gen. Category, if available.
Note : The number of seats shown above are tentative. The exact number of seats will be known at the time of online counseling.
NATIONAL DAIRY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KARNAL, HARYANA – 132 001
The National Dairy Research Institute is the premier institute and DU that provides R&D support to Dairy Development programs of the nation. Over the years, it has gained prominence as a front ranking education and research institute on global basis. The institute has well developed laboratories, farm cattle yard, Experimental Dairy and a Model Dairy plant to conduct high level research and impart higher education and training in the field of dairying.
Subject-wise Tentative Number of Seats for P.G. Admission at NDRI Karnal, during 2018 – 2019
|S.No.||Discipline||Seats for 2018 – 19 session|
|4.||Food Science & Nutrition||2||1||-||-||-||1||4|
|7.||Animal Genetics & Breeding||6||2||1||-||-||3||12|
|8.||Livestock Production & Management||6||2||1||(1)||-||4||13|
|12.||Dairy Extension Education||6||1||1||-||-||3||11|
|15.||Vety. Gynaecology and Obstetrics||3||1||1||-||-||1||5|
|16.||Food Quality & Safety Assurance||2||1||1||-||-||1||4|
Seats for PC & UPS will be allotted horizontally against the category ( Gen / SC / ST / OBC ) to which they belong, if the seat is not available in respective category then would be drawn from Gen. Category, if available.
- Non – Dairy Stream candidates would have to devote one more year for completing remedial courses in Dairying. Exact number of seats will be known at the time of counseling.
- The candidates possessing Honors qualification will have to take remedial courses.
- For students from Jammu & Kashmir, two seats over and above the above total seats under Supernumerary quota are reserved as per directives received from UGC vide letter No.F.1-1/2-12(SA-lll) dated 15th Sept., 2014 and as a part of the Special Scholarship Scheme. The candidates will have to appear and qualify in the written examination. The admission will be decided on merit.
- In – service candidates-one seat in each discipline over and above the above seats ( Vacant seat in one discipline may be transferred to other disciplines, without changing the total no. of seats for in-service candidates ). The admission will be decided on merit.
- The in-service candidates in permanent employment under Central / State Government or Universities with at least two years’ service as on 31.7.2015 must be fully sponsored by his / her employer. The in-service candidates must possess the eligible qualification and will have to appear and qualify in the written examination ( AIEEA PG ) along with other candidates.
CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF FISHERIES EDUCATION, MUMBAI – 400061, MAHARASHTRA
The Central Institute of Fisheries Education ( CIFE ) came into existence as a Government of India set – up at Mumbai on 6th June, 1961 with the assistance from FAO / UNDP The Institute came under the administrative control of ICAR, New Delhi on 1st April, 1979. In due recognition of its pioneering role in manpower development for fisheries sector, the Ministry of HRD and UGC accorded Deemed University status to CIFE on 29th March, 1989. Thus CIFE has the distinction of being the First Fisheries University in India and in this part of the world.
Subject – wise Tentative Number of Seats for P.G. Admission at CIFE, Mumbai during 2018 – 2019
|S.No.||Discipline||Allocation of Seats|
|1.||M.F.Sc. (Fisheries Resources Management)||3||1||1||-||(1)||3||8|
|3.||M.F.Sc. (Fisheries Extension)||4||1||-||-||-||1||6|
|4.||M.F.Sc. (Aquatic Environmental Management)||3||1||1||-||-||1||6|
|5.||M.F.Sc. (Post Harvest Technology)||3||1||1||-||(1)||2||7|
|6.||M.F.Sc. (Fish Genetics and Breeding)||3||1||-||-||-||2||6|
|7.||M.F.Sc. (Fish Physiology and Biochemistry)||3||1||-||-||-||2||6|
|8.||M.F.Sc. (Fish Nutrition and Feed Tech.)||4||1||-||(1)||-||3||8|
|9.||M.F.Sc. (Aquatic Animal Health Management)||2||1||1||-||-||2||6|
|10.||M.F.Sc. (Fish Biotechnology)||3||1||1||-||-||1||6|
|11.||M.F.Sc. (Fisheries Economics)||3||1||1||-||-||1||6|
+ Seats for PC and UPS will be allotted horizontally against the category ( Gen / SC / ST / OBC ) to which they belong, if the seat is not available in respective category then would be drawn from Gen. Category, if available.
- In addition, five seats each are earmarked for in – service candidates in M.FSc., the admission shall be granted at the Institute level.
- CIFE does not admit students with 3 years degree in Fisheries Science / Basic Sciences.
- The number of seats is tentative. Exact number of seats will be known at the time of counseling.
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ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Application Form
Filling of ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Offline OMR Application Form
Every Information Bulletin bears a ‘booklet number’ ( known as Application Number ) at the bottom right hand corner which is also indicated on right side of the top and bottom of Application Form and both copies of Admit Cards. Please check that this number is the same at all places. In case of any discrepancy, you must get the copy of Information Bulletin exchanged at the counter. Other – wise number on OMR application will be treated as final. This Application number, Major Subject Group ( with code ) for examination, the Examination City Center chosen, must be quoted in all correspondences.
A candidate can apply for taking examination in only one Major Subject Group. No change would be allowed thereafter. Choice of sub – subjects / degree programs for admission will be available at the time of counseling based on availability of seats, and merit rank of the candidate.
The Application should be submitted on or before the last date i.e. May, 2018 positively. Any incomplete application or the application received after the last date will be summarily rejected and no claim / correspondence in this regard will be entertained. The ICAR will not be responsible for any postal delays or loss of application during transit in this regard.
The candidates appearing in the Bachelor degree final examination are also eligible to apply provisionally and appear in the Entrance Examination, but they will have to submit documentary proof as indicated b. and c. on the date of counseling. Non -submission of documentary evidence of completion of degree and non-attaining prescribed eligibility by the counseling date will disqualify him / her for admission.
Candidates are not required to submit any certificates / marks sheet etc. with the Application. It is the sole responsibility of the candidates to ensure that they fulfill the specified eligibility in to to before appearing in the examination.
Detailed instructions for filling and submitting application of this Bulletin.
If any candidate at any stage is found to have furnished wrong information or deliberately suppressed any relevant information, his / her candidature / admission will be rejected / cancelled as soon as it comes to the notice of either ICAR or the university concerned.
In Service Candidate Must Submit Application Through Proper Channel with Sponsership Certificate in the Format. The in -Service Candidate, Seeking Admission to ICAR DUs, Should also see Respective University Website.
ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Online Application Form
This is an alternative option to OMR forms. Online Application and downloadable prospectus will be available on ICAR website. A Demo Online application form will also be available on the website for practice before online submission of application.
The candidate has to visit www.icar.org.in and click the option of filling online application AIEEA PG 2018. The candidate can download prospectus and then fill his / her form online. He / she need not purchase the separate prospectus or fill his form manually on OMR Sheet.
During filling of prescribed online form, candidate can either opt for making fee payment through Bank Challan of Syndicate Bank or Credit / Debit card using Payment Gateway of Canara Bank / NEFT.
Making payment through Credit / Debit card using Payment Gateway of Canara Bank
During online filling of the form, candidate can opt for making fee payment through Credit / Debit card using Payment Gateway of Canara Bank. In this case, the candidate will make payment directly through the debit / credit card from his computer and will not be required to visit the bank. Receipt of such payments / application is confirmed immediately.
Making payment through NEFT
While filling the form, the candidates may also opt for ‘Payment through NEFT’. When candidates have selected this option, after filling the form, a NEFT Challan shall be generated. The candidates can take a print out of this Challan and send NEFT remittance through any branch of any bank. In such cases, the candidates must fill the information as available in the NEFT Challan generated through ICAR website. The candidates must obtain the UTR number from the Bank through which they have sent NEFT remittance. The candidates are required to enclose a photocopy of the Banks’ challan bearing the UTR number along with the hard copy of online application without fail.
After obtaining the UTR number, the candidates are required to visit the ICAR website again and upload the UTR number details in the website. Candidates are advised to ensure that only correct UTR details are entered in the website as the in-correct details shall lead to rejection of the application without further correspondence in the matter. No Bank charges are payable for NEFT payment.
Making payment through Bank Challan
After filling the Online Application, candidate has to take a printout of computer generated confirmation page and bank challan ( in 3 copies ) through which he / she has to deposit cash (fee) in the nearest State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur ( SBBJ ), Bank branch. Bank will return two copies of challan duly stamped. Candidate will retain one copy of the challan. He / she will enclose the second copy ( duly stamped by the bank ) with his/her filled in computer generated confirmation page’s printout and send it to COE ( Agril. Edn. ) by post at the given address.
While filling the online form, candidate should upload soft copy of his / her clear, recent, colour photograph with name and date, thumb impression ( his left / her right hand ) and signature and send its computer generated hard copy, after completing declaration in his / her own handwriting, to COE ( Agril. Edn. ) by post at the given address.
ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Admit Card
The Admit Card, in duplicate, has been provided along with the Application Form. The candidate must fill all the entries in the Admit Card except roll number and examination venue, retain one copy ( candidate copy ) and submit the other copy ( office copy ) along with the application. The roll number allotted to the candidate and the venue of examination would be displayed on the ICAR website at www.icar.org.in as per Application Serial Number on Information Bulletin booklet ( offline applications ) / application Serial Number on computer generated confirmation page ( online applications ) and Date of Birth, from where the candidate is required to note down the details and fill the same in the copy of the Admit Card ( candidate copy ) retained by him / her.
This copy of Admit Card duly attested by Dean of the College last attended or a Gazetted Officer must be brought to the Examination Hall for appearing in the examination. Candidate must note that without the attestation of his / her photo, signature and thumb impression on both the copies, the admit card will be rejected. Candidate is advised to preserve this admit card ( candidate copy ) till completion of admission in an Agricultural University. In case of any difficulty in obtaining the roll number / examination venue from the ICAR website, the candidate is advised to contact the Nodal Officer of the respective Examination City center, two days before the scheduled examination date.
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ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Exam Centres
- A list of Examination City Centres with numeric code and the contact address of Nodal Officer at those cities.
- Candidate must fill the numeric code for the Examination City Centre from where he / she opts to appear for the Examination. ICAR may change/shift the examination city center opted by the candidate to another nearby center, if number of candidates are more at any examination city center.
- The Examination City Centre, once opted, shall not be changed. The Admit Card ( Candidate Copy ) is to be retained by the candidate. In case of any problem related to admit card, please contact COE on telephone.
ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Exam Centre List
|NAME OF THE EXAM CITY CENTRE||CODE NO.||NODAL OFFICER & CONTACT PH. NO.||CONTACT ADDRESS|
|ANAND||01||Director & Project Co - ordinator 02692 271602||Director, ICAR - Directorate of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Research, Boriavi-387310, Anand, Gujarat|
080 - 28466353
|ICAR - Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hessaraghatta Lake, Bangalore - 560 089, Karnataka|
FAX : 0755 2734016
|ICAR - Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Nabi Bagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal – 462 038, Madhya Pradesh|
0674 - 2300060
|ICAR - Indian Institute of Water Management, Opp. Rail Vihar, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar - 751023, Odisha.|
0172 659365FAX : 0172 650783
|ICAR - Central Soil & Water Conservation Research & Training Institute, Research Centre, Sector – 27 - A, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh – 160 019.|
044 - 24610565
|ICAR - Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture, ( CIBA ), No. 75, Santhome High Road, R.A. Puram,Chennai - 600 028,TN|
0442 - 2472986
|ICAR - Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore - 641 007. TN|
|DELHI||10||In - charge ( PVC ) & Principal Scientist,||ICAR - Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi - 110012|
|DHARWAD||11||Dean ( Agri. ),0836 - 2214210||College of Agricultural, University of Agricultural Science, Campus, Krishinagar, Dharwad - 580005 Karnataka|
0361 - 2337700
|Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Assam Agricultural University, P.O. Box – 12, Khanapara, Guwahati - 781 022, Assam|
|HYDERABAD||15||Chief Admn. Officer|
040 - 24015913, 24581555
|Chief Administrative Officer, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad - 500 030, Telangana|
0385 - 2410644
|Registrar, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, Manipur|
0141 - 2550229
FAX : 0141 2550229
|Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Durgapura, Jaipur – 302018, Rajasthan|
0191 - 2262012
Fax : 0191 - 2262012
|Sher - e - Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu, Chatha, Jammu - 180009 ( J&K )|
0184 - 2259002, 2252800
|ICAR - National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-132001, Haryana|
033 - 24212115
|ICAR - NIRJAFT, 12 Regent Park, Kolkata - 700 040, West Bengal|
0522 - 2480726
|ICAR - Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow - 226 002, UP|
Fax : 03862 247341
|ICAR - National Research Centre for Mithun, Jharnapani, P.O. – Medzhiphema, Dimapur – 797 107 Nagaland|
07103 - 275536
|ICAR - Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur - 440 010, Maharashtra|
|PANTNAGAR||31||Coordinator Admissions 05944 - 233407|
Fax : 05944 - 233473
|G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Phoolbagh, Pantnagar – 263145 Uttarakhand|
|NAME OF THE EXAM CITY CENTRE||CODE NO||NODAL OFFICER & CONTACT PH. NO||CONTACT ADDRESS|
0612 - 2228882
|ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, ICAR Parisar, P.O. Bihar Veterinary College, Patna-800 014, Bihar|
03192 - 250436
|Central Island Agricultural Research Institute,Post Box No. 181, Port Blair – 744 101 ( Andaman & Nicobar Island )|
020 - 25538489
|College of Agriculture, Shivajinagar, Pune - 411005, Maharashtra|
0771 - 2442491
|College of Agriculture, IGKVV, Raipur - 492006, Chhattisgarh|
0651 - 2261156
|ICAR - Indian Institute of Natural Resins & Gums, Namkum, Ranchi - 834 010, Jharkhand.|
0194 - 2305044
|ICAR - Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Old Air Field, Rangreth, Srinagar - 190 007, J&K|
|THIRUVANANTHA- PURAM||42||Principal Scientist & HOD, 0471 2598431|
FAX : 0471 2590063
|ICAR - Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Sreekariyam, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 017, Kerala|
0294 - 2418976
|Rajasthan College of Agriculture, M PU A& T , Surajpole, Udaipur - 313001, Rajasthan.|
0542 - 2635541
|ICAR - Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, P.B. No. – 1, P.O. Jakhini, Shahanshapur, Varanasi – 221 305, U.P.|
|MATHURA||45||Controller of Examinations 0565 - 2471706||UP Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwa Vidyalaya Evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan, Mathura - 281001, U.P.|
|BAREILLY||46||Controller of Examination 0581 - 2300096||ICAR - Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly - 243122, UP|
0291 - 2786584
|ICAR - Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur - 342003, Rajasthan|
|KOZHIKODE||48||Principal Scientist 0495 - 2730294|
Fax : 495 - 2731187
|ICAR - Indian Institute of Spices Research, P.B. No. 1701, Marikunnu (P.O.) Kozhikode - 673012 Kerala|
|PARBHANI||49||Associate Dean & Principal, 02452 - 233007||College of Agriculture, VNMKV, Parbhani - 431402, Maharashtra|
08532 - 220157
|University of Agricultural Sciences, PB No. 329, Lingasugur Rd., Raichur - 584104, Karnataka|
08354 - 201342, 201354
|University of Horticultural Sciences, Udyanagiri, Near Seemekeri Cross, Hubli Bypass Road, Navanagar, Bagalkot - 587104, Karnatka|
02358 - 282065
|Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Kokan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, Distt. Ratnagiri - 415712, Maharashtra|
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ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Syllabus
Code 01 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY
( Subjects : 1.1 : Plant Biochemistry / Bio. Chem. 1.2 : Plant Biotechnology & Molecular Biology / Biotechnology, 1.3 : Plant Physiology / Crop Physiology )
UNIT – I : Importance of agriculture in national economy; basic principles of crop production; cultivation of rice, wheat, chickpea, pigeon – pea, sugarcane, groundnut, tomato, and mango. Major soils of India; role of NPK and their deficiency symptoms. General structure and function of cell organelles; mitosis and meiosis; Mendelian genetics.
Elementary knowledge of growth, development, photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration; Elements of economic botany. General structure and function of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and vitamins. Major pests and diseases of rice, wheat, cotton, chickpea, sugarcane and their management. Organic farming; biofertilizers; biopesticides. Recombinant DNA technology; transgenic crops. Important rural development programs in India; organizational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India. Elements of statistics.
UNIT – II : Importance of biochemistry in agriculture. Acid – base concept and buffers; pH. Classification, structure and metabolic functions of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. Structure and function of nucleic acids. Enzymes : structure, nomenclature, mechanism of action; vitamins and minerals as coenzymes and cofactors. Metabolic pathways : glycolysis, TCA cycle, fatty acid oxidation, triglyceride biosynthesis. Electron transport chain; ATP formation. Photosynthesis : C – 3, C – 4 and CAM pathways. Nitrate assimilation; biological nitrogen fixation. Colorimetric and chromatographic techniques.
UNIT – III : Characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms; differences between fungi, bacteria, mycoplasms and viruses. Physical and chemical basis of heredity; chromosome structure. DNA replication, transcription and translation; genetic code; operon concept. Genetic engineering; restriction enzymes; vectors; gene cloning; gene transfer. Plant cell and tissue culture; micro – propagation; somaclonal variation. Transformation; recombination; Heterosis. General application of biotechnology. Molecular and immunological techniques. Concept of bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics.
UNIT – IV : Plant Physiology / Crop Physiology
Plant physiology – importance in agriculture. Seed germination, viability and vigour. Photosynthesis – significance of C – 3, C – 4 and CAM pathway; photorespiration and its implications. Translocation of assimilates; dry matter partitioning; Harvest index of crops. Growth and development; growth analysis; crop – water relationship. Plant nutrients and their functions. Phytohormones and their physiological role. Photo – periodism, vernalisation; pollination / fertilization in flowering plants. Post – harvest physiology and its significance.
Code 02 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – PLANT SCIENCES
( Subjects : 2.1: Plant Breeding & Genetics, 2.2: Plant Pathology, 2.3: Agricultural Microbiology / Microbiology, 2.4: Seed Science & Technology, 2.5 : Plant Genetic Resources )
UNIT – I : Importance of Agriculture in national economy; basic principles of crop production; cultivation of rice, wheat, chickpea, pigeon – pea, sugarcane, groundnut, tomato, potato and mango. Major soils of India, role of NPK and their deficiency symptoms.
UNIT – II : Structure and function of cell organelles; mitosis and meiosis; Mendelian genetics; elementary knowledge of photosynthesis; respiration, and transpiration; structure and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and vitamins. Major pests and diseases of rice, wheat, cotton, chickpea, sugarcane and their management.
UNIT – III : Characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms, differences between fungi, bacteria, mycoplasmas and viruses; physical and chemical basis of heredity; chromosome structure; genes / operon concept; protein biosynthesis; transformation, recombination, Heterosis; Elements of economic botany; integrated diseases management; sterilisation, disinfection and pasteurization; Koch’s postulates; aetiological agents of rusts, smuts, powdery / downy mildews, wilts, yellows, mosaic, necrosis, enations, blights and witchesbroom; pH, buffer, vitamins, role of plant hormones in seed germination and dormancy; pollination / fertilization in flowering plants; methods of seed testing; breeders, foundation and certified seeds; seed production in self and cross pollinated crops, nitrate assimilation; biological nitrogen fixation and other uses of microorganisms in agriculture.
UNIT – IV : Food and industry; composting and biogas production. Important rural development programs in India; organizational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India.
Code 03 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – PHYSICAL SCIENCE
( Subjects : 3.1 : Agricultural Meteorology / Agrometero, 3.2: Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry / Soil Conservation and Water Management / SWC / Irrigation and Water Management, 3.3 : Agricultural Physics, 3.4 : Agricultural Chemicals, 3.5 : Environmental Science. )
UNIT – I : Importance of Agriculture in national perspective; basic principles of crop production, diversification, diversification of Agriculture, principle of nutrient and water management, package of practices for rice, wheat sorghum, maize, chickpea, pigeon pea, potato, sugarcane, groundnut, major vegetable crops. Role of essential plant nutrients, their deficiency symptoms and management options. Structure and function of plant cells, cell division, Basic concept of plant physiology relating to crop production – Biochemical compounds viz, carbohydrates, proteins, enzymes, fats, liquid vitamins and their function, developmental programs relating to rural upliftment and livelihood security; organisational set up of agricultural education research and extension and future strategies for up gradation.
UNIT – II : Volumetric and gravimetric analysis including complexmetric methods, periodic classification of element, Basic principle of instrumental analysis including spectro – photometry ( Absorption and emission spectrography ), Atomic structure – elementary concept of radioactivity, element and compound commonion effect, solubility product – hydrolysis of salts, buffer solution indicates equivalent weights and standard solution. Elementary concepts of organic compounds- nomenclature and classifications including hydrocarbons, alcohol, aldehydes, acids and esters, carbohydrates, fats and liquids, amino acids, nucleic acids. Pesticides, their classification and uses; biopesticides and botanical pesticides.
UNIT – III : Soil as a medium for plant growth, composition of earth’s crust, weathering of rocks and minerals, components of soil – their importance, soil profile, soil partials- physical mineralogical and chemical nature. Mechanical analysis, Stokes law, assumptions, limitations and applications. Soil, physical propertiesdensity, porosity, texture, soil structure and their brief descriptions. Rheological properties in soils, calculations of porosity and bulk density. Soil air – Aeration, causes of poor aeration, factors affecting aeration, importance for plant growth. Soil temperature – sources and losses of soil heat. Factors affecting soil temperature, its importance in plant growth.
Soil water – structure of water, soil – water – energy relationship, classifications, surface tension and movement in soil. Soil colloids – properties, structure of silicate clay minerals, sources of negative charges, properties, kaolinite, illite, montmorillonite and vermiculite clay minerals, milli – equivalent concept , cation exchange capacity, anion exchange capacity, buffering of soils. Problem soils – acid, saline, sodic and acid sulphate soils – their characteristics, formation, problems and management. Irrigation, water quality and its evaluation. Waterlogged soils -basic features, distinction with upland soils.
UNIT – IV : Essential plant nutrients – criteria of essentiality, functions for plant growth, mechanisms for movement and uptake of ions in soils and plants, Forms of nutrients in soils, deficiency symptoms on plants, luxury consumption, nutrient interactions and chelated micronutrients. Soil fertility, evaluation and management for plant growth, soil testing and fertilizer recommendations. Soil classifications – diagnostic surface and sub-surface horizons, soil survey – types, objectives, uses, land capability classifications.
Remote sensing and its application in agriculture, SIS, GIS and GPS- basic features and uses in agriculture, Elementary concepts of radio isotopes and uses in agriculture. Soil micro-organisms, Classifications and their roles. Organic matter- decomposition, C:N ratios, mineralization and immobilization processes, humus, role of organic matter in soil quality. Soil erosion, types and control measures. Fertilizers and manures classifications, NPK fertilizers, their reactions in soils, green manuring, recycling of organic wastes, composting. Soil and water pollution- sources, brief idea about different pollutants in soils and their managements.
Code 04 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – ENTOMOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY
( Subjects : 4.1 : Agricultural / Horticultural Entomology, 4.2 : Nematology, 4.3 : Apiculture, 4.4 : Sericulture, 4.5 : Plant Protection. )
UNIT – I : Importance of Agriculture in national economy; basic principles of crop production; cultivation of rice, wheat, chickpea, pigeon – pea, sugarcane, groundnut, tomato, cole crops, mango, grapes, banana, oilseeds other than groundnut, soybean and mustard. Major soils of India, role of NPK and their deficiency symptoms. Mendelian genetics; elementary knowledge of photosynthesis; respiration, and transpiration; Major cropping systems ( rice – wheat cropping, crop rotations, mixed cropping );
Soil degradation – soil salinity and acidity and management; some aspects of post – harvest technology; varietal improvement; importance of Heterosis in crop production; crop protection principles in field and storage. Major insect pests and diseases of agricultural crops like rice, cotton, pulses, oilseed crops like groundnut, soybean and mustard, vegetables like tomato, cole crops; fruit crops like mango and banana and their management principles. Transgenic crops. Important rural development programs in India; organizational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India; Elements of statistics.
UNIT – II : Classification of animal kingdom up to class; distinguishing characters up to orders in class Insecta; general organization of an insect external morphology with special reference to lepidopteran larvae, coleopteran adults; and honeybee; metamorphosis and moulting; different physiological systems; insect plant relationship; insect pests of agricultural and horticultural crops, and their stored / processed products, insect vectors of plant diseases – identification, biology, nature of damage, and their management tactics; and pests of household, medical and veterinary importance and their control; useful and beneficial insects like honeybee, lac insect, silkworm and pollinators; Nematode taxonomy, biology of important plant parasitic nematodes and their control; entomopathogenic nematodes, basic principles of insect and nematode pest management – cultural, biological, insecticidal, quarantine, and regulatory aspects; insecticide classification and insecticide resistance management; and insect protective transgenic crops.
Code 05 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – AGRONOMY
( Subjects : 5.1 : Agronomy / Forage Production / 5.2 : Tea Husbandry )
UNIT – I : General : Importance of Agriculture in national economy; basic principles of crop production; cultivation of rice, wheat, chickpea, pigeon-pea, sugarcane, groundnut, rapeseed and mustard, potato. Major soils of India, role of NPK and their deficiency symptoms. Structure and function of cell organelles; mitosis and meiosis; Mendelian genetics: elementary knowledge of photosynthesis; respiration, photorespiration and transpiration; structure and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and vitamins. Major pests and diseases of rice, wheat, cotton, chickpea, sugarcane and their management. Important rural development programs in India; organisational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India; Elements of statistics.
UNIT – II : Principles of Agronomy, Crop ecology and geography and Agricultural Meteorology : Agronomy – meaning and scope, National & International agricultural research institutes in India, Agro climatic zones of India, Tillage, crop stand establishment and planting geometry and their effect on crop, Physiological limits of crop yield and variability in relation to ecological optima, organic farming, Precision farming, Integrated farming systems, Principles of field experimentation. Principles of crop ecology and crop adaptation, climate shift and its ecological implications, Agro – ecological regions in India, Geographical distribution of crop plants, Greenhouse effect, Climatic factors and their effect on plant processes and crop productivity, Role of GIS and GPS in agriculture. Weather & climate, Earth’s atmosphere, Solar radiation, Atmospheric temperature and global warming. Crops and atmospheric humidity, Weather forecasting.
UNIT – III : Field crops : Origin, distribution, economic importance, soil and climatic requirement, varieties, cultural practices and yield of cereals ( rice, wheat, maize, sorghum, pearl millet, minor millets, barley ), pulses ( chickpea, lentil, peas, Pigeon pea, mungbean, urdbean ), oilseeds ( groundnut, sesame, soybean, rapeseed & mustard, sunflower, safflower, linseed ), fibre crops ( cotton, jute, sun hemp ), sugar crops ( sugarcane ), fodder & forage crops ( sorghum, maize, napier, berseem, Lucerne, oats ), medicinal & aromatic plants ( menthe, lemon grass and isabgol ) and commercial crops( potato, tobacco ).
UNIT – IV : Weed management : Principles of weed management, Classification, biology and ecology of weeds, crop weed competition and allelopathy, concepts and methods of weed control, Integrated weed management, Classification, formulations, selectivity and resistance of herbicides, Herbicide persistence in soil and plants, Application methods and equipments, Weed flora shifts in cropping systems, Special and problematic weeds and their management in cropped and non-cropped situations, Weed management in field crops.
UNIT – V : Water management : Principles of irrigation, Water resources and irrigation development in India, Water and irrigation requirements, Concepts and approaches of irrigation scheduling, Methods of irrigation, Measurement of irrigation water, application, distribution and use efficiencies, Conjunctive use of water, Irrigation water quality and its management, water management in major field, crops ( rice, wheat, maize, groundnut, sugarcane ) Agricultural drainage.
UNIT – VI : Soil fertility and fertilizer use : Essential plant nutrients and their deficiency symptoms, concept of essentiality of plant nutrients, Indicators of soil fertility and productivity, Fertilizer materials and their availability to plants, slow release fertilizers, Nitrification inhibitors, Principles and methods of fertilizer application, Integrated nutrient management, site specific nutrient management.
UNIT – VII : Dryland Agronomy : Characteristics of Dryland farming and delineation of Dryland tracts, constraints of Dryland farming in India, Types of drought and their management, contingency crop planning and midseason corrections for aberrant weather and its recycling. Watershed management.
UNIT – VIII : Problem soils : Problem soils and their distribution in India, Characteristics and reclamation of these soils, Crop production techniques in problem soils.
UNIT – IX : Sustainable land use systems : Sustainable agriculture: parameters and indicators, Conservation agriculture, safe disposal of agri – industrial waste for crop production, Agro – forestry systems, shifting cultivation, Alternate land use systems, Wastelands and their remediation for crop production.
Code 06 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – SOCIAL SCIENCES
( Subjects : 6.1 : Agricultural Economics, 6.2 : Agriculture Extension Education / Communication Development, 6.3 : Dairy Economics, 6.4 : Dairy Extension Education )
UNIT – I : Importance of Agriculture in national economy; basic principles of crop production; cultivation of rice, wheat, chickpea, pigeon – pea, sugarcane, groundnut, tomato and mango. Major soils of India, role of NPK and their deficiency symptoms. Structure and function of cell organelles, mitosis and meiosis; Mendelian genetics; elementary knowledge of photosynthesis; respiration, and transpiration; structure and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and vitamins.
Major pests and diseases of rice, wheat, cotton, chickpea, sugarcane and their management. Important rural development programs in India; organisational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India; Elements of statistics. Measures of central tendency and dispersion, regression and correlation; concept of probability, sampling techniques and tests of significance.
UNIT – II : Theory of consumer behaviour, theory of demand, elasticity of demand, indifference curve analysis, theory of firm, cost curves, theory of supply, price determination, market classification, concept of macroeconomics, money and banking, national income. Agricultural marketing—role, practice, institutions, problems and reforms, role of capital and credit in agriculture, crop insurance, credit institutions, cooperatives, capital formation in agriculture, agrarian reforms, globalization, WTO & its impact on Indian agriculture.
UNIT – III : Basic principles of farm management, concept of farming system and economics of farming systems, agricultural production economics-scope and analysis, factor-product relationship, marginal cost and marginal revenue, farm planning and budgeting, Agricultural finance: nature and scope. Time value of money, Compounding and discounting.
Agricultural credit : meaning, definition, need, classification. Credit analysis: 4R’s, 5C’s and 7 P’s of credit, repayment plans. History of financing agriculture in India. Commercial banks, nationalization of commercial banks. Lead bank scheme, regional rural banks, scale of finance. Higher financing agencies, RBI, NABARD, AFC, Asian Development Bank, World Bank, role of capital and credit in agriculture; credit institutions, co-operatives and agrarian reforms in India.
UNIT – IV : Extension Education – concept, meaning, principles, philosophy, scope and importance; Extension program planning and evaluation- steps and principles, models of organizing agricultural extension; historical development of extension in USA, Japan and India. Rural development, meaning, importance and problems; Rural development programs in India – Pre – independence era to recent ones; Extension teaching methods, definition and concept of sociology, differences between rural & urban communities, social stratification., social groups, social organization and social change. Rural leadership, educational psychology- learning and teaching, role of personality in agricultural extension Indian rural system – its characteristics; value system, cost and class; structure and customs; rural group organization and adult education.
UNIT – V : Communication, principles, concepts, process, elements and barriers in teaching methods. Different kinds of communication methods and media and AV aids / materials. Media mix, Campaign, Cyber extension – internet, cybercafe, Kisan Call Centers, teleconferencing, agriculture journalism, diffusion and adoption of innovations- adopter categories, capacity building of extension personnel and farmer straining to farmers, women and rural youth.
Code 07 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – STATISTICAL SCIENCES
( Subjects : 7.1 : Agricultural Statistics, 7.2 : Statistics, 7.3 : Computer Application, 7.4 : Bioinformatics )
UNIT – I : Agriculture : Importance of Agriculture / Forestry / Livestock in national economy. Basic principles of crop production. Major diseases and pests of crops. Elementary principles of economics and agri – extension. Important rural development programmes in India. Organizational set up of Agricultural research, education and extension in India.
UNIT – II : Mathematics : Real and complex numbers; polynomial and roots; de Moivre’s theorem and its applications. Elements of set theory – De Morgan’s laws; vector space, linear independence, orthogonality; matrices addition and multiplication, rank of a matrix, determinants, inverse of a matrix, solution of a system of linear equations, characteristic roots and vectors; convergence of infinite sequences and infinite series tests for convergence, absolute convergence; co – ordinate geometry in two dimensions – line, circle, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola;
Differential calculus : limits, differentiation of function of a single variable; Taylor’s and Maclaurin’s theorems, mean – value theorem; maxima and minima; indeterminate form; curvature, asymptotes, tracing of curves, function of two or more independent variables, partial differentiation, homogeneous functions and Euler’s theorem, composite functions, total derivatives, derivative of an implicit function, change of variables, Jacobians.
Integral calculus : integration by simple methods, standard forms, simple definite integrals, double integrals, change of order of integration, Gamma and Beta functions, application of double integrals to find area. Ordinary differential equations: differential equations of first order, Exact and Bernoulli’s differential equations, equations reducible to exact form by integrating factors, equations of first order and higher degree, Clairaut’s equation, methods of finding complementary functions and particular integrals. Calculus of finite differences, interpolation; numerical differentiation and integration, difference equations; solution of simple non-linear equations by numerical methods like Newton – Raphson method.
UNIT – III : Introduction : Statistics – definition, use and limitations; Frequency Distribution and Curves; Measures of Central Tendency : Arithmetic mean; Geometric mean, Harmonic mean, Median, Mode; Measures of Dispersion : Range, Mean deviation, Quartile deviation, Variance and Coefficient of Variation; Probability : Definition and concepts, law of addition and multiplication, conditional probability, Bayes’ theorem; Binomial, multinomial, Poisson and normal distribution; Introduction to Sampling : Random Sampling; Standard Error; Tests of Significance – Types of Errors, Null Hypothesis, Level of Significance, Testing of hypothesis; Large Sample Test – SND test for Means, Single Sample and Two Samples; Student’s t – test for Single Sample, Two Samples and Paired t test. F test; Chi-Square Test for goodness of fit and independence of attributes; Correlation and Regression and associated tests of significance. Experimental Designs : basic principles, Analysis of variance, Completely Randomized Design ( CRD ), Randomized Block Design ( RBD ).
UNIT – IV : Computers : input, output devices, memory, hardware, software; Classification, booting computer. Viruses, worms and antivirus. Operating System – some DOS commands, FORMAT, DIR, COPY, PATH, MD, CD and DELTREE. Types of files. WINDOWS : Desktop and its elements, WINDOWS Explorer, working with files and folders; setting time and date. Anatomy of WINDOWS. Applications – MSWORD : Word processing features – Creating, Editing, Formatting and Saving; MSEXCEL : Electronic spreadsheets, concept, packages.
Creating, editing and saving a spreadsheet. In – built statistical and other functions. Excel data analysis tools, Correlation and regression, t – test for two – samples and ANOVA with one – way classification. Creating graphs. MS Power Point and its features. MSACCESS : Concept of Database, creating database; Computer programming : Flow charts and Algorithms, Programming languages – BASIC, FORTRAN and C. Internet : World Wide Web ( WWW ), Concepts, web browsing and electronic mail. Bioinformatics – NCBI Genebank sequence database- primary and secondary database.
Code 08 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – HORTICULTURE
( Subjects : 8.1 : Horticulture, 8.2 : Vegetable Crops / Sci, Olericulture, 8.3 : Pomology Fruit Sc., Fruit and Orchard crops, Management of Plantation Crops, Fruit Breeding 8.4 : Post – harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops / PHM, 8.5 : Floriculture & Landscaping, 8.6: Spices and Plantation Crops / Medicinal and Aromatic Plants )
UNIT – I : Importance of Agriculture in national economy; basic principles of crop production; cultivation of rice, wheat, chickpea, pigeon – pea, sugarcane, groundnut, tomato and mango. Major soils of India, role of NPK and their deficiency symptoms. Structure and function of cell organelles; mitosis and meiosis; Mendelian genetics; elementary knowledge of photosynthesis; respiration, and transpiration; structure and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and vitamins. Major pests and diseases of rice, wheat, cotton, chickpea, sugarcane and their management. Important rural development programs in India; organizational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India;Elements of statistics.
UNIT – II : Layout and establishment of orchards; pruning and training; propagation, climatic requirement and cultivation of fruits like mango, banana, citrus, guava, grape, pineapple, papaya, apple, pear, peach and plum; cultivation of plantation crops like coconut and cashew nut and spices like black pepper, coriander, turmeric, important physiological disorders; major vegetable crops of tropical, subtropical and temperate regions ‘like cole crops ( cauliflower, cabbage and knol khol ), cucurbits ( pumpkin, bottlegourd, bittergourd, luffa, muskmelon and watermelon, cucumber ), root crops ( radish, tapioca sweet potato and potato ), leafy vegetables ( fenugreek and spinach );
Solanaceous crops ( tomato, chillies and brinjal ); techniques for raising the nursery; nutritive value of fruits and vegetables and their role in human nutrition; basic physiology of ripening in fruits and vegetables and their products; type of fruits and vegetable products and control of fungal and bacterial diseases; major floricultural crops grown in India for commercial purposes like rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, marigold, tuberose, gladiolus, orchids; stablishment and maintenance of lawns, trees, shrubs, creepers, hedges and annuals; type of gardens, methods of crop improvement; male sterility and incompatibility; pure line and pedigree selection; backcross, mass selection; heterosis; plant nutrients, deficiency symptoms of nutrients, manures and fertilisers, systems of irrigation, management of important pests and diseases of fruits and vegetables.
Code 09 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – FORESTRY / AGROFORESTRY & SILVICULTURE
( Subjects : 9.1 : Forest Products, 9.2 : Silviculture, 9.3 : Forestry including Tree Genetic Resource, 9.4 : Agroforestry, 9.5 : Forestry / Env. Mgt, NRM )
UNIT – I : Importance of Agriculture / Forestry / Livestock in national economy. Basic principles of crop production. Important rural development programs in India Elementary principles of economics and agri – extension. Organizational set up of Agricultural Research, education and extension in India. Major diseases and pests of crops. Elements of statistics.
UNIT – II : Forest- importance, types, classification, ecosystem, biotic and abiotic components, ecological succession and climax, nursery and planting technique, social forestry, farm forestry, urban forestry, community forestry, forest management, silvicultural practices, forest mensuration, natural regeneration, man – made plantations, shifting cultivation, taungya, dendrology, hardwoods, softwoods, pulpwoods, fuelwoods, multipurpose tree species, wasteland management.
Agroforestry – importance and land use systems, forest soils, classification and conservation, watershed management, forest genetics and biotechnology and tree improvement, tree seed technology, rangelands, wildlife – importance, abuse, depletion, management, major and minor forest products including medicinal and aromatic plants, forest inventory, aerial photo interpretation and remote sensing, forest depletion and degradation – importance and impact on environment, global warming, role of forests and trees in climate mitigation, tree diseases, wood decay and discolouration, tree pests, integrated pest and disease management, biological and chemical wood preservation, forest conservation, Indian forest policies, Indian forest act, forest engineering, forest economics, joint forest management and tribology.
Code 10 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
( Subjects : 10.1 : Soil & Water Conservation Engineering / Water Resource Engineering, 10.2 : Irrigation & Drainage Engineering, 10.3 : Post Harvest Engineering / Food Engineering / Agril. Processing and Structure, 10.4 : Farm Implements & Machinery / Farm Power and Machinery / FP & Equip., 10.5 : Bio – energy including Renewable Energy Management, Agricultural / Irrigation Water Management )
UNIT – I : Elementary Statistics and theory of probability, differential and integral calculus, linear algebra and Fourier series, differential equations, vector algebra & vector calculus, elementary numerical analysis.
UNIT – II : Electric motors : Types, performance, selection, installation and maintenance, measuring instruments, fundamentals of computers, power distribution.
UNIT – III : Thermodynamic principles; fluid mechanics, theory of machines
UNIT – IV : Soil mechanics, soil classification, compaction & shear strength of soils, engineering mechanics, strength of materials
UNIT – V : Importance of farm equipment and role of mechanization in enhancing productivity & profitability of Indian agriculture; analysis of forces, design and production of farm machinery and power units; mechanics of tillage & traction operation, repair and maintenance of farm machines and equipment, farm engines; tractors and power tillers; tractor stability and operators comfort; field capacity and cost analysis; test codes and procedure; safety and ergonomic principles. Role of energy in economic development; solar, wind and bio – energy; biogas plants & gasifiers; biofuels from biomass; collection, characterization and storage of biomass, solar cookers & solar refrigerators.
UNIT – VI : Biochemical and engineering properties of biological materials; quality control & safety of raw and finished products. Principles, practices and equipments for drying, milling, separation and storage of agricultural produce and by – products; material handling equipment and operations; farmstead planning; heating & cooling load calculation; seed processing practices and equipments; food preservation methods and products development; refrigeration and air conditioning; cold stores; waste management, cost analysis & food processing plants layout, feasibility reports.
UNIT – VII : Surveying and leveling; hydrology, water resources in India; efficiency in water use; irrigation system and equipment; water conveyances and associated efficiency; soil-plant-water relationship; estimation of evaporation and water requirements of crop; water harvesting and use, farm ponds and reservoirs, command area development, land use capability classification, ground water development, wells and pumping equipment, soil erosion and its control, land shaping and grading equipment and practices, hydraulic structures, drainage of irrigated and humid areas; salt balance and reclamation of saline and alkaline soils.
Code 11 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
( Subject : 11.1 : Water Science and Technology )
Unit – I : Importance of Agriculture in national economy; basic principles of crop production; cultivation of rice, wheat, chickpea, pigeon – pea, sugarcane, groundnut, tomato and mango. Major soils of India, role of NPK and their deficiency symptoms. Structure and function of cell organelles; mitosis and meiosis; Mendelian genetics; elementary knowledge of photosynthesis; respiration, and transpiration; structure and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and vitamins. Pests and diseases of major crops and their management, important rural development programs in India; organizational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India.
Unit – II : Water resources of India, surface and groundnut resources, rainfall, rainfall – runoff relations, measurement and estimation of runoff, irrigation development in India, command area development, watershed management principles, government schemes in watershed management program, water harvesting structures including farm ponds, water quality including physical, chemical and biological properties.
Unit – III : Physical properties of soils – texture, structure, density and consistency, infiltration, field capacity, permanent wilting point, available water hydraulic conductivity, soil water flow including Darcy’s law, mechanical analysis, chemical properties of pH, EC, atoms, molecules, colloids, clay mineral, major and trace elements, salinity and sodicity, cation exchange capacity, evaporation, evapotranspiration, water requirements of crop, plant growth process, soil and water conservation practices and tillage.
Unit – IV : Simultaneous and quadratic equations, differentiation and integration, differential equations, elements of statistics, frequency distribution, probability concepts, basic concepts of economics, energy, horse power, efficiency of machines, concepts of fluid flow, hydrostatic pressure, surface tension, irrigation water distribution and control, irrigation methods, irrigation efficiencies, irrigation scheduling, water lifting devices and pumps, construction of wells, drainage principles and applications, surface drainage, subsurface drainage, water pricing, water laws and irrigation acts.
Code 12 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – HOME SCIENCE
( Subjects : 12.1 : Food & Nutrition, 12.2 : Human Development & Family Studies / Child Development, 12.3 : Home Management / Family Resource Management, 12.4 : Clothing & Textile, 12.5 : Home Science Extension / Education / Sociology )
UNIT – I : Importance of agriculture in national economy; basic principles of crop production; cultivation of rice, wheat, chickpea, pigeon – pea, sugarcane, groundnut, tomato, and mango. Major soils of India; role of NPK and their deficiency symptoms. General structure and function of cell organelles; mitosis and meiosis; Mendelian genetics. Elementary knowledge of growth, development, photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration; Elements of economic botany.
General structure and function of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, enzymes and vitamins. Major pests and diseases of rice, wheat, cotton, chickpea, sugarcane and their management. Organic farming; biofertilizers; biopesticides. Recombinant DNA technology; transgenic crops. Natural Resources: forest, water, mineral, food, energy and land resources. Ecosystems. Biodiversity & its conservation. Environmental pollution. Environmental ethics. Important rural development programs in India; organizational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India. Elements of Statistics.
UNIT – II : Elements of Human Nutrition i.e. Food groups and the nutrients contributed by each group to the diet, composition and nutritive value of foods; food processing and preservation, meal planning i.e. principles menu planning for normal individuals for different age groups and at different stages of life, diet therapy, institutional food management, community nutrition and health, food related laws, policy and programmes in India. Organic and genetically modified foods.
UNIT – III : Human Development & Family Studies / Child Development. Introduction to child / human development -meaning, concept, principles, prenatal development ( conception to child birth ), care of new born, prenatal and post natal care of mother, development of child in early and late childhood, early childhood education, adolescence, development and relationship with peers & family, marriage and family dynamics, meaning, definition of family life cycle, family welfare programs in India, community education, child studies methods, participation in pre – school / creche.
UNIT – IV : Home Management / Family Resource Management : Concept and principles of management, management process, work, work environment, work simplification, fundamentals of housing, principles of design & home furnishing-selection, care and maintenance of accessories, equipments, furniture, paintings, family finance / economics and consumer education. Functional interiors for special needs.
UNIT – V : Clothing & Textiles : Introduction to clothing construction – sewing machine its parts and use, preparation of fabric for lay out textile fibre – classification, processing / manufacturing method, clothing need of family members, household textile and consumers, weaving and hosiery, traditional textiles and embroideries of India, care of clothing and textile finishes, dying & printing. Organic dyes.
UNIT – VI : Home Science Extension Education. Introduction to Home Science Education communication and extension methods, programme planning & evaluation, entrepreneurial education, projected and non projected aids ( audio – visual aids ) rural development programmes in India. Empowerment of women.
Code 13 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
( Subjects : 13.1 : Animal Biotechnology, 13.2 : Vety / Animal Biochemistry )
UNIT – I : Structure of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, cell wall, membranes, cell organelles, organization and functions, chromosome structure and functions, cell growth division and differentiation. Sub unit structure of macromolecules and supermolecular systems. Self assembly of sub units, viruses, bacteriophage, ribosomes and membrane systems.
UNIT – II : Scope and importance of biochemistry in animal sciences, cell structure and functions. Chemistry and biological significance of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, vitamins and hormones. Enzymes – chemistry, kinetics and mechanism of action and regulation. Metabolic inhibitors with special reference to antibiotics and insecticides. Biological oxidation, energy metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids and nucleic acids. Colorimetry, spectrophotometry, chromatography and electrophoresis methods.
UNIT – III : Chemistry of antigens and antibodies and molecular basis of immune reaction, radio – immune assay and other assays. Chemistry of respiration and gas transport, water and electrolyte metabolism. Deficiency diseases, metabolic disorders and clinical biochemistry. Endocrine glands, biosynthesis of hormones and their mechanism of action.
UNIT – IV : History of molecular biology, biosynthesis of proteins and nucleic acids, genome organization, regulation of gene expression, polymerase chain reaction, basic principles of biotechnology applicable to veterinary science gene sequence, immunodiagnostics, animal cell culture, in vitro fertilization. Sub – unit vaccines : Principles of fermentation technology. Basic principles of stem cell and animal cloning.
Code 14 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – VETERINARY SCIENCE
( Subjects : 14.1 : Veterinary Anatomy ( & Histology ) 14.2 : Veterinary Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Reproductive Biology / Ani. Reproduction 14.3 : Vety. Medicine ( Clinical and Preventive ), 14.4 : Veterinary Parasitology, 14.5 : Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, 14.6 : Veterinary Pathology, 14.7 : Epidemiology / Wild Life Science / Wild Life Health Mgt., 14.8 : Vety.Virology, 14.9 : Vety. Immunology, 14.10 : Veterinary Microbiology / Bacteriology, 14.11 : Veterinary Surgery / & Radiology, 14.12 : Veterinary Public Health )
UNIT – I : Structure of cells, cell organelles, chromosome structure and functions, cell growth, division and differentiation and functions. Structure and function of basic tissues-epithelium, connective tissue, muscle and nervous tissue. Gross Morphology, Histology and physiology of mammalian organs and systems, major sense organs and receptors, circulatory system. Digestion in simple stomached animals, birds and fermentative digestion in ruminants, Kidney and its functions-respiratory system-animal behaviour- growthinfluence of environment on animal production-biotechnology in animal production and reproductionelectrophysiology of different types of muscle fibres. Exocrine and endocrine glands, hormones and their functions, blood composition and function. Homeostasis, osmoregulation and blood clotting. Gametogenesis and development of urogenital organs. Boundaries of body cavities. Pleural and peritoneal reflections.
UNIT – II : Classification and growth characteristics of bacteria, important bacterial diseases of livestock and poultry, general characters, classification of important fungi. Nature of viruses, morphology and characteristics, viral immunity, important viral diseases of livestock and poultry. Viral vaccines. Antigen and antibody, antibody formation, immunity, allergy, anaphylaxis, hypersensitivity, immunoglobulins, complement system. Etiology of diseases and concept, extrinsic and intrinsic factors, inflammation, degeneration, necrosis, calcification, gangrene, death, atrophy, hypertrophy, benign and malignant tumours in domestic animals. General classification, morphology, life cycle of important parasites, important parasitic diseases (Helminths, Protozoa andArthropods) of veterinary importance with respect to epidemiology, symptoms, pathogeneses, diagnosis, immunity and control.
UNIT – III : Clinical examination and diagnosis, Etiology, epidemiology, symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and control of diseases affecting different body systems of various species of domestic animals, epidemiology— aims, objectives, ecological concepts and applications. General surgical principles and management of surgical cases. Types, administration and effects of anaesthesia. Principles and use of radiological techniques in the diagnosis of animal diseases. Estrus and estrus cycle in domestic animals, Synchronization of estrus, fertilization, pregnancy diagnosis, parturition, management of postpartum complications dystokias and its management, fertility, infertility and its management, artificial insemination.
UNIT – IV : Zoonotic diseases through milk and meat, Zoo animal health. Source and nature of drugs, pharmacokinetics, Chemotherapy-sulpha drugs, antibiotics, mechanism and problem of drug resistance. Drug allergy, important poisonous plants, toxicity of important agro-chemicals and their detoxification, drugs action on different body systems.
Code 15 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – ANIMAL SCIENCES
( Subjects : 15.1 : Animal Husbandry / Animal Sci. / Dairy Sci, 15.2 : Animal Genetics & Breeding, 15.3 : Animal Nutrition / Feed / Fodder Tech., 15.4 : Vety / Animal Physiology, 15.5 : Livestock Production & Management, 15.6 : Livestock Products Technology & Meat Science Tech., 15.7 : Poultry Science, 15.8 : Animal Husbandry / Veterinary Extension Education, 15.9 : Livestock / Animal Husbandry / Veterinary Economics,
15.10 : Bio – Statistics ).
UNIT – I : Principles of animal genetics, cell structure and multiplication. Mendel’s laws, principles of population genetics, concept of heredity, heterosis and mutation, principles of evolution, principles of molecular genetics, genetic code, quantitative and qualitative traits. Selection of breeding methods in livestock and poultry. Population statistics of livestock.
UNIT – II : General nutrition, proximate principles, carbohydrates, proteins and fats their digestion and metabolism in ruminants and non-ruminants. Energy partition- measures of protein quality. Water, minerals, vitamins and additives, feeds and fodders and their classification. Common anti-nutritional factors and unconventional feeds. Hay and silage making. Grinding, chaffing, pelleting, roasting, feed block. Feed formulation principles. Digestion- control motility and secretion of alimentary tract. Mechanism, natural and chemical control of respiration, gaseous exchange and transport, high altitude living, physiology of work and exercise. Cardiac cycle, natural control of cardiovascular system. Smooth and skeletal muscle contraction. Blood coagulation. Physiology of immune system. Male and female reproduction including artificial insemination, in-vitro fertilization, cryo-preservation. Excretory system.
UNIT – III : General concepts of livestock production and management, status of dairy and poultry industry, impact of livestock farming in Indian agriculture. Livestock housing, production and reproduction management, lactation management, breeding programmes for livestock and poultry. Composition, quality control and preservation of livestock products, methods of processing and storage livestock products. International Trade/WTO/IPR issues related to livestock products.
UNIT – IV : Concept of sociology, differences between rural, tribal and urban communities, social change, factors of change. Principles and steps of extension education, community development– aims, objectives, organizational set up and concept evolution of extension in India, extension teaching methods. Role of livestock in economy. Identifying social taboos, social differences, obstacles in the way of organizing developmental programmes. Concept of marketing, principles of co-operative societies, animal husbandry development planning and programme, key village scheme, ICDD, Gosadan, Goshala, Role of Gram Panchayat in livestock development. Basics of statistics, data analysis and computational techniques.
Code 16 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – FISHERIES SCIENCE
( Subjects : 16.1 : Fisheries Sciences / Fish Hydrology / Fish Environment / Fish IT, 16.2 : Fisheries Resource Management / Fish Processing Management, 16.3 : Inland Aquaculture / Mariculture / Freshwater culture, 16.4 : Fish Processing Technology, 16.5 : Aquatic / Fish Biology / Fish Physio. & biochem, 16.6 : Fish Microbiology / Fish Pathology / Aquatic Animal Health Mgt. 16.7 : Fisheries Extension, 16.8 : Aquatic Env. Management, 16.9 : Fish Post – Harvest Technology, 16.10 : Fish Genetics / Breeding / Biotechnology, 16.11 : Fish Nutrition & Feed Tech., 16.12 : Fish Business Management / Fish. Economics )
UNIT – I : Classification and taxonomical characteristics of cultivable fisheries, crustaceans and molluscs. Fresh water, brackish water and marine fishery resources of India, marine fisheries of the world. Estuarine, lacustrine, brackish water and pond ecosystem. Population dynamics, fish stock, abundance methods and analysis. Conservation and management of fishery resources. Fisheries legislations and law of the Seas. Impact of over exploitation and climate change on fisheries resources.
UNIT – II : Reproduction and breeding behaviour in fishes and shellfishes, brood stock improvement, maturity and fecundity studies. Induced spawning methods and seed production, natural fish seed collection and rearing methods. Types of eggs and development of larval stages of fin fishes and shellfishes. Preparation and management of fresh water and brackish water fishponds. Cultivable species identification, introduction of exotic fishes in India. Culture methods: Pen and cage culture practices, crap and shrimp hatchery management, basic aspects of biotechnology in relation to fisheries.
UNIT – III : Important limnological, oceanographical and biological parameters in relation to fisheries of lotic and lentic waters, biological productivity and its impact on fisheries. Environmental impact assessment on fisheries in lentic and lotic waters. Biological parameters including energy flow, community ecology and aquatic association, biodiversity and its conservation, aquatic pollution and its management.
UNIT – IV : Common crafts and gears used for fish capture. Boat building material and demerits of wood, steel, aluminum, Ferro cement and FRP. Different types of fibres and netting materials and their characteristics, preservation of netting, parts of a trammel net, purse-scene, gill net and tuna long line. Food chemistry, fundamentals of microbiology. General methods of fish preservation and fishery by products. Canning and packaging techniques, processing and product development techniques.
UNIT – V : Introduction to fishery economics and concepts of cooperative, marketing and banking management. Supply v/s demand economics of hatchery management and fish culture operations. Profit maximization. Problems in estimating costs and returns in fisheries. WTO agreements in Fisheries sector, intellectual property rights (IPR) and international fish trade; Fisheries extension methods. Training and education needs in fisheries. Communication concepts, Modern tools of fisheryextension education, participatory rural appraisal (PRA), Rapid rural appraisal (RRA), role of women in fisheries; Basics of statistics in fisheries and computer science.
Code 17 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – DAIRY SCIENCE
( Subjects : 17.1 : Dairy Microbiology, 17.2 : Dairy Chemistry )
Unit – I : Chemical composition of various food of plant and animal origin, structure and functions of food constituents, additives, preservatives, flavours and antioxidants, composition and physico-chemical and nutritional properties of milk and colostrum, chemistry of milk, constituents, nutrients and milk products. Test for the quality of milk, butter, ghee, milk powder etc., adulterants, neutralizers and preservatives, their detection, heat stability of milk.
Unit – II : Introduction to dairy microbiology – Milk production hygiene and critical risk factors affecting microbiological quality on-farm; Microorganisms associated with milk and their classification based on growth temperature– psychrotrophs, mesophiles, thermodurics and thermophiles; Microbial metabolites and their role in spoilages – souring, curdling, gassiness, ropiness, proteolysis, lipolysis, abnormal flavour and colour; Antimicrobial systems in raw milk; Microbiological grading of raw milk; Microflora of mastitic milk and its importance in dairy industry; Food poisoning, food infections, toxi-infections and other milk borne diseases and their control.
Unit – III : Composition and chemistry of cream, butter, ghee, ice-cream, cheese, condensed and dried milks, infant food, spoilage of ghee and use of antioxidants, chemistry of milk fermentation, chemistry of rennin coagulation of milk and changes occurring during ripening of cheese, physico-chemical changes in the manufacture and storage of milk powder, lactose, crystallization and its significance, physicochemical changes during the manufacture of indigenous milk products, quality standards of dairy products.
Unit – IV : Bacteriological aspects of milk processing – Thermization, pasteurization, boiling, sterilization, UHT, bactofugation, and membrane filtration; Microbiological quality of cream, butter, ice – cream, concentrated dairy products, dried milks, infants milk foods, indigenous dairy products; Factors affecting the microbiological quality of these products during production, processing, handling, storage and distribution; Enumeration, isolation and identification of conventional and emerging dairy pathogens, detection of microbial toxins, drug residues in milk and their public health importance;
Microbial defects associated with dairy products and their control; Microbiology of dairy starters; Classification, genetic aspects and carbohydrate metabolism of Lactic Acid Bacteria ( LAB ); Preservation, propagation and quality control of dairy starters and their inhibition by antibiotic residues, detergents, sanitizers, bacteriophages etc.; Microbiology of fermented milks, cheeses and application of probiotic concept in dahi, yoghurt, Kefir, Kumiss, Bulgarian milk, cultured buttermilk, leben, yakult, cheddar and processed cheese; Dairy plant hygiene and sanitation – Microbiology of air, water, equipments, packaging materials, personnel, disposal of dairy waste; Microbiological standards for milk and milk products – PFA, BIS, Codex / ISO standards ( ISO 9001 : 2001 / ISO 22000 : 2005 ).
Code 18 : MAJOR SUBJECT GROUP – DAIRY TECHNOLOGY
( Subjects : 18.1 : Dairy Technology, 18.2 : Dairy Engineering )
UNIT – I : Principles and processes of food preservation, non – conventional sources, processing of fluid milk, Computerization and Automatic Process Controls in Milk Processing. HACCP Concepts in Fluid Milk Processing. Advances in Centrifugal Separation and Bactofugation. Manufacture of various types of dairy products and changes occurring during manufacture and storage and their defects. Sensory evaluation and judging of milk and milk products, types of packaging materials and their properties, packing forms and operations, problems in food packaging, recent advances in packaging dairy and food products. Intelligent Food Packaging. Nutritional Labeling of Food Products. Application of Membrane Processing in Milk Processing.
UNIT – II : Materials and sanitary features of the dairy equipments. Homogenizer- Theory of Homogenization. Triplex pump, Lubrication of the Homogenizer, care and Management of homogenizer, Homogenizer Accessories and Standards for Homogenizer. Pasteurizer- Pasteurizer construction & Principle Materials used in Construction of Pasteurizers. High temperature short time Pasteurizer, care of Pasteurizer, Reaction Kinetics, Sterilizer, Mixing & agitation equipments, principles of evaporation, drying. Atmosphere concentration, Vacuum Pan, Fluidization. Care of Vacuum Pan, Atmospheric Drum Dryer. Spray Dryer principles of dairy plant layout and design, Functional Design, space requirement of Milk Plant, problem through computers, centralized dispersal of data processing, d – BASE – III, Lotus 1 – 2 – 3 to graphics, Fortran.
UNIT – III : Fluid mechanics – properties of fluids, Bernoulli’s equation and its applications, hydraulic systems Types of Pumps, Sanitary pumps, Standards for Centrifugal and Positive Rotatory Type of pumps, Selection of Pumps. Care and Upkeep of Pumps dimensional analysis, refrigeration and air-conditioning. Artificial Refrigeration, Compression Refrigeration System, Refrigeration Accessories. Calculation of size of Refrigeration Machine Requirements. Heat-transfer and thermodynamics; mechanical separations, Rittinger’s and Kick’s laws, Engineering of mechanics, theory of machine, strength of materials, Hook’s law, materials of fabrications, machine tools, Electrical Engg., Electromagnetic induction, Magnetic – Hysteresis loop (BH Curve), AC fundamentals.
Code 19 : GROUP – FOOD SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY
( Subject : 19.1 : Food Science & Technology )
UNIT – I : General chemistry of food constituents, physical properties of foods, properties of cottoldal systems, gels and emulsions. Minerals in foods, physicochemical changes in foods during processing and storage, functions of food nutrients, dietary allowances and nutritional requirements. Metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and protein. Biological value and PER. Food additives, contaminants and anti – nutritional factors. Food flavors and puff – flavors. National and international food standards, modern analytical techniques in food analysis.
UNIT – II : Engineering properties of food materials, System analysis, mass and energy balance, Principles operations and equipment for food materials flow handling, cleaning, dehusking, sorting and grading; peeling, size reduction, mixing and forming, bakery foods manufacture, extrusion, separation, filtration and membrane processes, expression, baking roasting, frying, extraction and leaching, crystallization, distillation,
blanching, pasteurization, sterilisation, evaporation, drying, freezing, packing, heat exchanging, dairy specific operations. Process equipment design, heat and mass transfer, equipment for steam generation, compressed air, refrigeration and air conditioning, water and waste water treatment, biochemical engineering and thermo bacteriology. Automation, on – line data acquisition and process control. Food plant layout and design. Energy audit.
UNIT – III : Preparation and manufacturing technology of cereals and bakery products, beef, pork, poultry, fish & sea foods and egg, sausages and table ready meats, dairy products, fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, processed fruits, processed vegetables, Post Harvest Handling and storage of Fruits and Vegetables. Sugars, sweets, fats and oils, fermented foods, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, indigenous foods, fast, ready made and fashion foods.
Dehydration and concentration methods, irradiation, microwave and solar processing of foods, food by – products & downstream processing, flavoring and pigment technology. Judging of food products, food plant management and legal aspects, food plant safety, risk and hazards. Effluent treatment and environment pollution, waste solids upgrading and treatment, food storage, functions of packaging, packaging operations, types of containers, FFS, hermetics closures, canning packaging materials and package testing, transportation and marketing food products.
UNIT – IV : Role of intrinsic and extrinsic properties of food in relation to microbial growth. Microbiology of fruits, fruit products, vegetables, soft drinks, bakery products, milk and milk products, milk, fish, egg and marine produces. Spoilage of foods, food pathogens and their toxins in relation to human health. Food preservation by sugar, salt, chemicals, heat, cold, irradiation, dehydration and packaging. Microbiology of fermented foods and beverages and factors affecting their quality. Methods for microbiological examination of foods, food hygiene and safety regulations. Water quality and waste disposal in food industry.
CODE 20 : GROUP – AGRI – BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
( Subjects : 20.1 : Agri – Business Management, 20.2 : Agricultural Marketing & Cooperation )
UNIT – I : Social, political and economic structure in rural India. Importance of agriculture / forestry / horticulture / livestock in national economy. Cultivation of major cereal crops, legume crops, vegetable crops, fruits and their importance in human diet. Major soils of India, essential plant nutrients, their role, deficiency symptoms and sources. Pests and diseases of major crops, vegetables, fruits and their management. Forestry production, pests and diseases management of major trees grown in India. Watershed management. Organizational set up of agricultural research, education and extension in India. Elements of statistics.
UNIT – II : Farm equipments and Farm Machinery in India, sources of energy and power on farms. Irrigation and drainage systems. Basics of post-harvest technology, Basics of energy in agriculture.
UNIT – III : Basics of veterinary, gynaecology, veterinary microbiology, veterinary pathology and Parasitology, veterinary surgery, veterinary public health, veterinary pharmacology and toxicology.
UNIT – IV : Basics of human food and nutrition, human / child development, home and family resource management, clothing and textile.
UNIT – V : Quantitative ability : Test the ability of candidates to make mathematical calculations under stress conditions. All these calculations will be based on analytical skills of the candidates with understanding of mathematics at Intermediate level.
UNIT – VI : Communicative ability : Test English comprehension wherein the knowledge of language skills are tested as to how effectively the candidate communicates his thoughts and ideas.
UNIT – VII : Data Interpretation : Calculations requiring skills of interpretation of facts and figures. The questions can be posed as graphs, tables and charts.
UNIT – VIII : Logical reasoning : Evaluating logical thinking capacity by providing various options.
UNIT – IX : Fundamentals of managerial economics, market structure conduct and performance, agricultural marketing concepts- functions and institutions, trade in agriculture sector; principles of corporation; cooperatives in India; agribusiness institutions in India; entrepreneurship development. Besides above, any other topic of scientific, social and educational importance can also be included. Around 20–25% questions shall be related to agriculture and agriculture related science subjects including recent developments.
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ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Results
ICAR AIEEA PG Exam Date
ICAR AIEEA PG Entrance Exam was conducted on 13th May, 2018.
ICAR AIEEA PG Result Date
ICAR AIEEA PG Results likely to be declared in the month of June, 2018.
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ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling
Method of Selection and Admission through ICAR Counselling 2018
Method of Selection for ICAR AIEEA PG 2018
The candidate declared / notified as qualified for ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling, based on the merit rank, shall report for Counselling as per counselling schedule. ICAR AIEEA PG Counselling may be either offline or online for which the candidate is advised to remain in touch with the ICAR Website www.icar.org.in.
No separate intimation will be sent in this regard. The ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling Schedule is tentative and is subject to change in case of Online Counselling. In case of offline counselling, candidate shall forfeit the claim for admission if he / she, in – person or through Authorized representative, does not report for counselling. Candidate who has not been declared / notified as qualified for counselling, shall not be considered for admission on ICAR seats in any Agricultural University at any stage.
Candidate will be recommended for ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Admission in the sub – subject of choice under the major subject group at the Agricultural University on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination and availability of seats at his / her rank at the time of counselling. ICAR – JRF ( PGS ) will be awarded based on merit rank in the subject opted for admission, and availability of seat in the desired university.
List of original documents with self attested photocopies, photographs to be produced at the time of ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Offline Counselling :
- Proof of date of birth – High School / Class X Certificate.
- All Certificates and Mark sheets, grade reports in original, related to Class X, Class XII onwards.
- Provisional / Degree certificates of qualifying graduate examination issued by the university. Those who do not have the provisional / degree certificate, should produce documentary proof from the Registrar of the concerned university about their latest academic status clearly indicating final OGPA / Percentage of marks and the date of issue of Provisional / Degree Certificate.
- In case of candidates from SC, ST and non – creamy layer of OBC categories, original Certificates as per Central Govt. requirements and issued by Competent Authority.
- Medical certificate in case of Physically Handicapped ( PH ) candidate issued by Medical Officer of any Government Hospital along with description of the kind of disability and the degree of disability.
- Character Certificate from the Head of the institution last attended.
- e-Admit card and counseling call/invitation letter from ICAR in original
- Three recent and clear passport size colour photographs with name and date same as uploaded on the Application Form.
- Domicile certificate in case of candidates from States / Union Territories namelyAndaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura for UPS categories.
- Authority letter / undertaking in the prescribed format (Annexure-III of IB) if the candidate is unable to attend the counseling personally.
- Valid registration certificate under the IVC Act. 1984 for Veterinary graduates only.
PG Admission through ICAR AIEEA Counselling 2018
i. ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling may be either Offline or Online Counselling for which candidate are advised to remain in touch with the ICAR Website www.icar.org.in. No separate intimation will be sent in this regard. The ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling Schedule is tentative and is subject to change in case of Online Counselling. Any change in the venue / schedule of counselling will be placed on ICAR website.
ii. In case of ICAR AIEEA PG Offline Counselling, the candidates qualified for counselling and called for consideration for provisional admission to the Agricultural Universities would be generally larger than the number of seats available, provided they have achieved a minimum of 50% marks for General and UPS categories and a minimum of 40% marks for SC / ST / PH categories in the Entrance examination. For OBC, it will be as per Supreme Court directives in this regard. The competent authority may relax the minimum qualifying marks in case the required number of candidates to be called for counselling are not available.
iii. The candidate, invited for counselling, will have to fill a prescribed ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling Form at the time of counselling. Candidate should give his / her options for choice of subject / degree program and University in order of preference.
iv. The candidate or authorized representative called for counselling ( personal appearance ) should bring the counselling intimation letter issued / downloaded from ICAR website, Admit Card, All Original Certificates with Mark – sheets, SC / ST / PH / UPS / OBC Category Certificate etc. in original for verification and submission. An amount of 2,000 / – ( Rupees Two Thousand only ) in Cash, should also be brought as part admission fee to be deposited with the Registrar of the allotted university.
v. Authorized representative should also bring the duly filled – in Authority Letter, duly attested by competent authority. One individual shall not act as representative for more than two candidates.
vi. Candidate, not fulfilling the eligibility condition ( s ) at the time of ICAR Counselling, will forfeit claim for admission and will not be considered for seat allocation. Candidature in such cases shall be rejected summarily. No correspondence shall be entertained thereafter in this regard.
vii. In view of the limited time availability for counselling at the counselling desk, each candidate is advised to keep a ready list of options, in case the filled in options of the candidate have been exhausted by the time candidate reaches the counselling desk. Candidate taking more time before the counselling desk may be asked to come at the end of the queue so that time of the remaining candidates is not wasted. In that case, the candidate shall lose claim of seat at his / her merit rank.
viii. In case, all seats in the subject at the University opted for, are exhausted by the time candidate reaches ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling desk, he / she shall have the option to provide fresh choices of subject / university wherever seat is available. The candidate shall have no claim for change of subject / University thereafter.
ix. Against total number of ICAR seats available for a particular degree program in a University, not more than 40% of ICAR seats from one State would be allocated to any one University in that subject. While computing 40% number, mathematical method of rounding to the nearest integer would be adopted except where there is only one seat, in which case, the whole seat would be allocated.
x. Candidate reporting late for counselling beyond the time specified on the specified ICAR PG Counselling date, may be considered for admission on the counselling date, subject to valid / acceptable reason for late reporting, only out of the subjects & Universities available at the time of his / her actual counselling. He / she will lose any claim for seat at his / her merit – rank due to late reporting.
xi. The fact that a candidate or his / her representative has appeared for ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling, will not ensure admission unless a seat at the rank of the candidate for ICAR Counselling is available and he / she meets eligibility requirements.
xii. It should be noted carefully that ICAR allocates the University, whereas the choice of College within the University allotted shall be regulated by the University itself. Candidate may not approach ICAR, thereafter, for any specific College within the allotted University.
xiii. In case a candidate has been allotted any university and subject at the time of counselling and the same has been accepted by the candidate, any request for change / transfer of subject / university thereafter, will not be entertained by ICAR. The candidate, once admitted in a degree program as per his / her meritrank and availability of seat at the time of ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling, will not stake claim for change of subject / University later on after his / her counselling is over.
xiv. All candidates or their authorized representatives reporting for Counselling will be required to submit original certificates and mark sheets to the Registrar of the allotted University, otherwise admission may not be granted. All original certificates submitted by the candidates may be sent to their respective University / Boards for verification. In case a candidate wishes to withdraw the original certificates after the admission, he / she shall request the allotted University for the same directly.
xv. If any candidate fails to deposit the part admission fee and original certificates as required, the admission would not be granted and candidate would forfeit his / her claim for admission.
xvi. All candidates or their authorized representatives reporting for ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling will be required to submit original certificates and mark sheets to the Registrar of the allotted University, otherwise admission may not be granted. All original certificates submitted by the candidates may be sent to their respective Boards for verification. In case a candidate wishes to withdraw the original certificates after the admission, he / she shall request the allotted University for the same directly.
xvii. If any candidate fails to deposit the part admission fee and original certificates as required, the ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Admission would not be granted and candidate would forfeit his / her claim for admission.
xviii. In case any degree from a particular college / university is not considered for admission by an Agricultural University / or any particular college has been derecognized by VCI, ICAR will not be responsible for admitting students of that college in the Universities not willing to admit such candidates.
ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Admission through Waitlist
- The candidate, who has participated in the Counselling, but due to non – availability of subject / University of his / her choice, has not accepted admission during the ICAR 2018 Counselling but desires admission later on out of any consequential vacancy, should submit request for admission through waitlist in a Wait – List OMR proforma which shall be provided at the time of offline counselling. In case of online counselling it will be placed on ICAR Website www.icar.org.in.
- The request for admission through Wait – List will be considered as per his / her choice, provided vacancy arises in the subject / university within the time limit of student – registration for admission at that university.
- If the candidate does not submit such a waitlist request at the time of counselling, it will be presumed that he / she is no more interested in admission on ICAR seats and no request received thereafter, will be considered.
- It may be noted that a candidate who has been allotted a seat during ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling is not allowed to opt for waitlist vacancies.
- The waitlist will be sent by the ICAR directly to the concerned university which may invite the candidate in case the vacancy arises by the last date of registration for particular academic session. The candidate shall not correspond with ICAR in this regard.
- Candidate should further note that mere submission of wait – list proforma request does not guarantee admission unless seats fall vacant in his / her choice of university / subject within the time schedule for registration / admission.
D. Filling of Vacant seats after the ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling
- ICAR seats, if remaining vacant even after utilizing the ICAR waitlisted candidates, shall automatically stand released to the Agricultural University concerned for filling up at their level and as per the procedure in vogue by the respective university.
- These seats will no more be called as ICAR seats and will be treated as university seats. After the ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Counselling / admission process including the waitlisted candidates is over by the ICAR, filling up of any subsequent vacancies created due to non – reporting of the candidates for any reasons, shall not be the responsibility of ICAR. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained either from the universities or from any candidate.
- The candidate admitted provisionally to an Agricultural University through ICAR 2018 Examination, shall have to report to the concerned Agricultural University on the date of registration, as notified by the concerned University. The candidate is, therefore, advised to be in constant touch with the University allotted. Date of joining / registration at the university must be enquired from the university official present during the counselling and carefully noted.
- No correspondence from the candidates / guardians / parents will be entertained for seeking permission for late registration / admission in the universities or issuing any direction in this regard.
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ICAR AIEEA PG 2018 Important Dates
|Date and Time of Examination||13th May, 2018 ( Sunday ) 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ( 2 ½ hrs )|
|Commencement of Online Application submission||April, 2018|
|Last date of online application||May, 2018 upto 11:59 PM|
|Last date for receipt of hard copy of computer generated confirmation page of online application||May, 2018|
|e - Admit card information ( on ICAR website www.icar.org.in )||May, 2018|
|Declaration of result||June, 2018|
|Schedule for Online Counseling ( Tentative )||First round : July, 2018
Second round : July, 2018
Third round, if need arises : July, 2018
Indian Council of Agricultural Research,
Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan – II,
Pusa, New Delhi – 110 012
Telephone no : 011 – 25843392
Fax : 011 – 25843329
Website : www.icar.org.in