Indian Council of Agricultural Research ( ICAR ) 2018

Indian Council of Agricultural Research invites admission application for UG, PG, PhD & JRF / SRF ( PGS ) programs for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

ICAR Courses Offered 2018

UG Programs

  • B.Sc. ( Hons ) Agriculture
  • B.Sc. ( Hons ) Horticulture
  • BFSc
  • B.Sc. ( Hons ) Forestry
  • B.Sc. ( Hons ) Community Science
  • B.Sc. ( Hons ) Sericulture
  • B.Tech Agricultural Engineering
  • B.Tech Dairy Technology
  • B.Tech Food Technology
  • B.Tech Bio Technology

ICAR Eligibility 2018

Age Limit :

  • For AIEEA – UG – 2018 : Not less than 16 years as on 31st August, 2018
  • For AIEEA – PG – 2018 : Not less than 19 years as on 31st August, 2018
  • For AICE – SRF ( PGS ) – 2018 ( for PhD ) : Not less than 20 years as on the date of exam, i.e. 11th June, 2018

For AIEEA – UG – 2018 ( Other than Veterinary Sciences ) :

  • Candidates must have obtained not less than 50% marks in aggregate in 10+2 examination or equivalent with PCM / PCB / PCMB / PCF subject combinations / Inter Agriculture for admission under General, UPS ( Under Privileged State ) and OBC ( Non – creamy layer ) categories or 40% marks in aggregate for admission under SC, ST and PC categories. However, candidates with PCF combination are eligible for admission to B.Sc. ( Horti. ) only

For AIEEA – PG – 2018 :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Veterinary, Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science ( renamed as Community Science ), Sericulture, Dairy Technology, Forestry, Agri. Marketing and Cooperation, Food Science, Biotechnology, etc., under 10+2+4 or 10+2+5 ( B.V.Sc. &A.H. ) or 10+6 ( B.Sc. Ag. ) years degree programmes ( Few seats are available for candidates having Bachelor degree with 10+2+3 ( basic sciences ) at two ICAR – DUs i.e. IARI & NDRI only ), with required OGPA of at least 6.60 / 10, 3.25 / 5, 2.60 / 4 for General, OBC ( NCL ) and UPS categories whereas for SC / ST / PC categories, the said requirement is 5.60 / 10, 2.75 / 5, 2.20 / 4, 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 ( NCL ) and UPS categories; whereas for SC / ST / PC, the requirement is 50% marks ( equivalence between OGPA and % marks will not be acceptable )
  • The in – service candidates seeking admission in ICAR – DUs, should see the respective DU’s website

For AICE – JRF / SRF ( PGS ) – 2018

  • The candidates must have passed Master’s Degree programme in the concerned discipline securing Overall Grade Point Average of at least 6.50 / 10.00 scale, 3.25 / 5.00 scale, 2.60 / 4.00 scale for General, OBC ( NCL ) and UPS Categories and 5.50 / 10.00, 2.75 / 5.00, 2.20 / 4.00 scale for SC / ST / PC categories, 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 ( NCL ) and UPS Category
  • For SC / ST / PC candidates, the minimum percentage of marks will be 50%. The equivalence between OGPA and percent marks will not be acceptable. Candidates must complete the post – graduate degree in all respects and produce the degree – completion certificate from the Registrar to this effect on the date of counseling, failing which they will not be considered for admission and the award of fellowship
  • The fellowship would be granted only when the candidate seeks admission through counseling conducted by ICAR and pursues PhD degree in an accredited Agriculture University except an ICAR – DU where 100% seats will be filled up through its own separate national level exam.

ICAR Seats 2018

Seat & Reservation

  • For the academic session 2018 – 19, ICAR 23rd AIEEA UG and ICAR 23rd AIEEA PG will be conducted to admit candidates in 100% seats available at ICAR deemed – to – be – Universities
  • State Agricultural Universities also provides admission through ICAR 2018 AIEEA UG and PG entrance exam. It offers 15% seats for UG degree courses and 25% seats for PG degree courses
  • Reservation Criteria is as following :
    • SC – 15% seats
    • ST – 7.5% seats
    • PC – 3% seats
    • UPS – 2% seats
    • OBC – Reservation in Central Educational Institutions / Universities will be as per govt. of India rule

ICAR Exam Pattern 2018

  • Exam Duration : 2½ hours
  • Language of the Question Paper : Bilingual i.e. English and Hindi
  • Subjects in Question Paper : There shall be a single question paper booklet comprising of five subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Agriculture. Out of five subjects in the question booklet, the candidate has to attempt / opt / choose only three subjects
  • Number of Questions : The question paper will have 60 multiple choice questions for each subject, each with four options. Examinees have to attempt only 180 questions as per subject combination selected

ICAR Application Form 2018

Indian Council of Agricultural Research application form is available in the official website www.icar.org.in.

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research issues online forms. The application for AIEEA 2018 will be available on the official site of ICRA at www.icar.org.in.
  • Applicants will be required to fill in all the details in the online application. Also, he / she may need to upload a recent passport size coloured photograph, thumb impression ( left for male / right for female ) and / or signature. Applicants can pay the application fee by the means of Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking.

Application Fee

  • AIEEA – UG – 2018 : Rupee 500 / – for General, OBC & UPS Categories & Rupee 250 / – for SC / ST & PC Categories
  • AIEEA – PG – 2018 : Rupee 600 / – for General, OBC & UPS Categories & Rupee 300 / – for SC / ST & PC Categories
  • AICE – JRF / SRF ( PGS ) : Rupee 1200 / – for General, OBC & UPS Categories & Rupee 600 / – for SC / ST & PC Categories

ICAR Admit Card 2018

  • The admit card of AIEEA UG will be released online, on the official website. The candidates must carry it to the exam hall as a print copy. It is important to ensure that the copy of the admit card should be self-attested by the candidate. The attestation includes affixing a Photograph, writing Signature, and inserting Thumb Impression in the appropriate space
  • If candidates will face any difficulty in download the Admit Card, then they may contact the Nodal Officer of the respective Examination City Center

ICAR Important Dates 2018

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1Exam Date for UG Programs19th August, 2018 ( 10.00 am - 12.30 pm )
2For PG Admission & award of ICAR - PG Scholarship / NTS ( PGS )18th August, 2018 ( 10.00 am - 12.30 pm. )
3For PhD award of JRF / SRF ( PGS )18th August, 2018 ( 10.00 am - 01.00 pm, 3.00 hrs. )

Contact Details

Indian Council of Agricultural Research,
Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,
New Delhi-110001, India.,
Phone No. : 011 2338 2629,
Fax : 91-11-23097001,
Email : ddgas.icar@nic.in,
Website : www.icar.org.in.

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