ICAR 19th AIEEA PG 2014 – All India Entrance Examination for Admission

AIEEA PG 2014 – All India Entrance Examination for Admission

Triggered primarily by professional and academic linkage with Agricultural Universities (AUs), ICAR has been able to foster a countrywide arrangement with the AUs to set aside 25% seats of their seats for Master degree programmes to be admitted through ICAR’s All India Entrance Examination so as to reduce inbreeding, increase mobility among students, encourage national integration and infuse merit and uniform examination standards leading to improved overall quality of agricultural education. Besides, all (100%) seats of the four ICAR-DUs namely, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) and Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) are also filled up through the same examination. ICAR’s 19th AIEEA-PG-2014 examination for the academic session 2014-15 will be conducted at 34 examination city centers spread all over the country enabling participation of a large number of candidates seeking admission in Master degree programmes in AUs in different disciplines of Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Veterinary, Animal Sciences, Agri. Engineering, Home Science, Fisheries, Dairy Science and other allied sciences. ICAR Junior Research Fellowships for postgraduate studies namely, ICAR-JRF (PGS) will be awarded to 475 candidates based on merit in this examination as per their overall merit-rank and seat availability in different disciplines. Candidates qualified for counseling will be considered for allocation of subject and the Agricultural University as per counseling procedure. There is no direct nomination through ICAR in any Master degree programme without qualifying in this examination.

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Major Subject Groups, Sub-subjects, No. of Seats & ICAR-JRF (PGS) 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 are given below; the number is tentative at present, the final position will be known at the time of counseling.

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Important Dates

Last date of receipt of application 07 February 2014
Last date of receipt of applications (offline/computer generated confirmation copy of online application) from remote areas namely Anadaman & Nicobar Island, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, J&K, Lahaul & Spiti district and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. 14 February 2014
Admit Card or Roll number query if any (Please note that no separate admit cards will be issued) Last week of March 2014
Date and Time of Examination Sunday, April 13, 2014 (10.00 AM to 12.30 PM)
Declaration of Result After 3rd week of May 2014
Schedule for counselling / Personal appearance 26.06.2014 – 04.07.2014

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