ICAR All India Entrance Exam for Admission – AIEEA 2019 | Important Dates, Syllabus and more


Do you have the skills to mould resilient, desirable agricultural projects? Do you want to get moulded into creative professionals in agricultural disciplines with inventive problem-solving and scientific skills in collaboration with a variety of other disciplines? Then, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will bring you closer to your goals. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, popular by the acronym ICAR, is an agricultural science research organization buttressed by the Indian Ministry Of Agriculture. This premier institute in New Delhi, ranked top among the agricultural institutes of the world, is an autonomous body for agricultural research and education. The following undergraduate programs spanning 4 years are offered by the Institute. The admission to these programs is determined wholly on a merit-cum-performance basis in the national entrance exam organized every year by the institute called the All India Entrance Exam for Admission – AIEEA 2019

  • B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture 
  • B.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering 
  • B.Tech. in Biotechnology 
  • B.Sc.(Hons.) in Community Service
  • B.Tech. in Dairy Technology  
  • Bachelor of Fisheries Science(B.F.Sc.)
  • Food Nutrition and Dietetics
  • B.Tech. in Food Technology 
  • B.Sc.(Hons.) in Forestry
  • B.Sc.(Hons.) in Horticulture 
  • B.Sc.(Hons.) in Sericulture

All India Entrance Examination for Admission – AIEEA 2019

The All India Entrance Examination for Admission, popular by the acronym AIEEA, is a national-level joint entrance exam organized and conducted annually by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR) to determine admissions to the various undergraduate programs in agriculture and related disciplines offered by the institute by assessing the knowledge skills and behavioral skills of the candidates.

Important Dates

Events Tentative Dates 
The application form will be made available online by April 2019
The last date for submission of online application form April last week 2019
The last date for receiving the application forms in hard-copy May first week 2019
Admit Cards for AIEEA 2019 will be issued by May second week 2019
ICAR All India Entrance Examination for Admission(AIEEA) May second week 2019
Results of AIEEA 2019 will be declared by June first week 2019
Counseling session will commence by July 2019

Eligibility Requirements

The candidate must meet with the following conditions to be eligible for admission to the various undergraduate programs offered by the institute:

  • The candidate must be an Indian National.
  • The minimum prescribed age limit for the candidates is 16 years as on 31 August 2019.
  • The candidate must have passed the 10+2 system or equivalent from any recognized Central/State board with a minimum aggregate score of 50% for those belonging to the General/OBC NCL/UPS Categories and 40% for those belonging to SC/ST/PC Categories.

 Application Procedure

Required Documents 

  • Scanned copy of your recent passport size clear color photo with name and date.
  • Scanned copy of the candidate’s signature.
  • Scanned copy of the candidate’s thumb impression.
  • Scanned copy of the candidate’s parent’s /guardian’s signature.
  • Digital copy of the candidate’s declaration of the below stated in his/her writing

How to Apply

The application forms will be made available online on the official website tentatively by April 2019. Click on ‘New Registration/Login’ and then on ‘Proceed for Registration’ to access the application form. Select the prospective course and give the requested personal details including your name, gender, category, date of birth, parents’ names, email address and mobile number. Click on ‘Save and Proceed’. Make necessary changes and click on Save and Proceed’ to access your User ID and password. Click ‘Ok’ and fill in your address details and give your preferred choice of examination centers. Click on ‘Save and Proceed’ and then on ‘Add Qualification Details’. Fill in your qualification details and click on ‘Save and Proceed’ to proceed to the next stage of the application process. Upload the necessary documents. Click ‘Save and Proceed’ to proceed to the next stage of the application process. Pay the required application fees as is given in the table below online via Credit /Debit card/Net Banking:

Category  Fees
General/OBC-NCL/UPS Candidates 500INR
SC/ST/PC Candidates 250INR

Click ‘Submit’ and take a print-out of the confirmation page for future reference.

Admit Cards

The Admit Cards will be made available on the ICAR website as mentioned. Download and take a print-out of the admit card. Self-attest the same with your photograph, signature, and thumb impression.

Exam Pattern

ICAR AIEEA is a computer-based test spanning 2 and a half hours conducted in various centers across the nation. Question papers are set in English and Hindi. The questions are MCQs with four options out of which you have to mark one. The maximum score is 720. Each of the correct answers will be awarded 4 marks. There will be a penalty of 1 mark for each of the wrongly answered questions. There will be questions from Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics with equal weightage out of which you have to choose three depending on the prospective course. The details of the sections to be attempted for each section is as given in the table that follows:

Course  Sections 
B.Sc.(Hons.) in Agriculture PCB/PCM/PCA/ABC*
B.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering PCM*
B.Tech. in Biotechnology PCM/PCB*
B.Sc.(Hons.) in Community Service PCM/PCB*
B.Tech. in Dairy Technology PCM*
Bachelor of Fisheries Science(B.F.Sc.) PCA/PCB/ABC*
Food Nutrition and Dietetics PCM/PCB*
B.Tech. in Food Technology  PCM*
B.Sc.(Hons.) in Forestry PCA/PCB/ABC*
B.Sc.(Hons.) in Horticulture PCB/PCM/PCA/ABC*
B.Sc.(Hons.) in Sericulture PCM/PCB*

AIEEA Detailed Summary


Results of ICAR AIEEA 2019 will be declared on the official website by the prescribed date. Merit list will be prepared accordingly. You can access your result using your login credentials. Along with the result, the linkup to download the online counselling schedule will be provided.

Online Counseling

The selected candidates will be asked to attend the online counselling session the schedule of which can be downloaded from the link provided on your result page.

For further information and updated notifications, visit the official website:


This institute provides you with a framework of interpretive skills that aids in understanding basic agricultural concepts with teaching and learning taking various forms. Good luck with your attempts!

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