ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 – Following the order issued by Madras High Court, ICAR has cancelled 23rd All Indian Entrance Examination for Admission 2018. The exam was cancelled right before the announcement of the result, due to allegations from students and parents that there were too many glitches during the exam. Now that the examination has been cancelled, ICAR will announce new dates and details regarding ICAR AIEEA 2018. ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 is being conducted for admission of candidates in undergraduate agricultural courses. The exam is held online. It is expected that the new application will not be accepted for the re-examination. Instead, the already registered candidates will be issued new admit card and exam dates. Stay with us to know all the important details about ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 examination and more.

Latest: 23rd ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 that was held on June 23, 2018, has been cancelled. The examination will be held again. New notice for the exam will be announced soon..


Now that the examination has been cancelled, the new dates for ICAR AIEEA 2018 examination will be announced soon. The exam will be of two and half hours duration. It is a national level entrance exam in which questions are based on official ICAR exam 2018 syllabus. First of all, take a look at following important ICAR exam 2018 date.

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Dates
Availability of application forms 18 May 2018
Last date to apply 03 Jun 2018
Update Self Declaration / Parents Signature (If uploaded wrong) 08 Jun 2018
Download admit card 15 Jun 2018
Online Mock Test 15 Jun 2018
Date of exam 23 Jun 2018
Declaration of result After 03 Jul 2018
Choice filling 01-03 Jul 2018
1st Counselling Result 06 Jul 2018
1st Round Reporting 06-10 Jul 2018
2nd Counselling Result 12 Jul 2018
2nd Round Reporting 12-16 Jul 2018
3rd Counselling Result 18 Jul 2018
3rd Round Reporting 18-22 Jul 2018

ICAR conducts three exams: AIEEA UG, AIEEA PG, AICE JRF SRF PGS. Here we are talking about the UG entrance exams; for others, please visit ICAR 2018.

Students who have a basic interest in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, dairy; its science and technology side, should appear in this exam.

Courses offered

The various courses offered are as follows:

Sr. No. Course Name
1. B.Sc (hons) Forestry
2. B.Sc (hons) Horticulture
3. B.Sc (hons) Community Science
4. B.Sc (hons) Sericulture
5. B.Sc (hons) Agriculture
6. B.Tech Agricultural Engineering
7. BFSc
8. B.Tech Food Technology
9. B.Tech Bio Technology
10. B.Tech Dairy Technology
11. Food Nutrition and Dietetics

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Raise Objections

Candidates can raise the objection against the questions of ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 from the official Website. The direct to raise the objection is also provided below for the sake of candidates. The direct link is given below.

Objection: Click here to raise Objection of ICAR AIEEA UG 2018.

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Mock Test

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 mock test for practice is now available on the official website and also available on this page for the sake of candidates. Candidates have to practice more and more papers for the best preparation of the entrance exam.

Mock Test: Click here for the Mock Test.

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Latest News

18 May 2018

ICAR has released new dates and details of AIEEA UG 2018. Also, application form has been issued. Apply now.

11 Apr 2018

10 Jan 2018

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Indian Council of Agricultural Research has announced eligibility criteria for admission to undergraduate programs through 23rd AIEEA UG 2018. It is as follows:

Qualifying exam

You should have passed (or appearing) 10+2 exam from a recognized board. Your aggregate score should be at least 50% (if you are belonging to general / OBC NCL / UPS category) or 40% (if you are belonging to SC / ST / PC category).

Educational qualification

Degree Programme
for Admission
Subjects which you must have passed in 10+2 Subjects you need to attempt in entrance examination
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture PCB / PCMB / PCM / Inter-Agriculture PCB / PCM / PCA / ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture PCB / PCMB / PCM / Inter-Agriculture PCB / PCM / PCA / ABC
B.F.Sc. PCB / PCMB / Inter-Agriculture PCB / PCA / ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry PCB / PCMB / Inter-Agriculture PCB / PCA / ABC
B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science PCB / PCMB / PCM PCB / PCM
Food Nutrition and Dietetics PCB / PCMB / PCM PCB / PCM
B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture PCB / PCMB / PCM PCB / PCM
B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering PCM /PCMB PCM
B. Tech. Dairy Technology PCM /PCMB PCM
B. Tech. Food Technology PCM /PCMB PCM
B. Tech. Bio- Technology PCM / PCMB / PCB PCM / PCB

P: Physics
C: Chemistry
M: Mathematics
B: Biology
A: Agriculture
F: Forestry

Age and nationality

You should be an Indian national. Your age as on 31 Aug 2018 should be at least 16 years.

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Syllabus

The exam syllabus is always given in official information brochure. Since the ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 brochure / prospectus is not yet available, you can make do with the last year’s syllabus. It is better to study all topics given in the syllabus to improve chances of scoring well.

ICAR exam 2018 syllabus contains: physics (20 units), chemistry (35 units), biology (9 units), mathematics (10 units), agriculture (4 units). Depending upon which courses you plan to study after 12th class, you will appear in PCM/PCB/PCA/ABC subjects.

You can download the ICAR 2018 syllabus PDF here.

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Examination Pattern

The exam pattern is as follows:

  • Exam will be in computer based test mode.
  • 2 ½ hours is the duration of the exam.
  • The language of the question paper will be Bilingual i.e. English and Hindi.
  • Five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Agriculture will be contained in the single question paper booklet. Out of these 5 subjects, the candidate has to choose only three subjects.
  • 60 multiple choice questions will be asked for each subject and there will be four options for each question. The aspirants have to attempt only 180 questions as per subject combination selected.
  • Maximum marks of the test will be 720 marks.
  • 4 marks will be awarded for each correct response.
  • 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • If a question is not attempted then the aspirant will get no marks for that particular question & no marks will be deducted as well.
  • If the candidate marks more than one answer for a single response then such response will be deemed as incorrect answer and will invite negative marking.

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Application Form

Online forms are issued by ICAR. The forms are available on the official site of ICAR. It is advised that the candidates should fill in all the details in the application form very carefully. Any incorrect or invalid information may lead to rejection of the application forms. Also, the candidates might have to upload a photograph which should be recent passport size coloured, thumb impression (left for male/right for female) and signature. Candidates are advised that they should take the print out of the confirmation page of the application form. The application fees for various categories of students are given below and the candidates have to pay the fee by the means of Net Banking.

Application Fees

Categories Application Fee
General, OBC (NCL) and UPS Rs 700/-
SC, ST and PC Rs 350/-

ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Admit Card

Candidates should note that the ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 admit card has been released online on the official website. Hall ticket is one of the most important document as it is used for verifying the candidate at the exam center. It is mandatory to bring the admit card on the test day as nobody will be allowed to appear for the test if he/she don’t produce the hall ticket at the exam center. The copy of the admit card should be self-attested which includes affixing a Photograph, writing Signature, and inserting Thumb Impression in the space provided. Candidates may contact helpline numbers if they have any problem in downloading their hall ticket but they must contact at least two days before the exam date.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Result

The result of the AIEEA-UG-2018 will be published on ICAR website. The result of the AIEEA entrance examination would provide overall merit-rank and category rank obtained by the examinees qualified for counseling. No separate intimation will be sent to the candidate for the event of the result.

Category-wise final merit list for counseling shall be prepared based on the reservation category information given by the candidate in the Answer sheet. The single overall merit-rank list shall be prepared.

Tie-Breaker Criteria

In case if two or more candidates obtain equal marks in the Entrance Examination, a relative merit will be determined on the basis of the following:

  1. Marks obtained in the main subjects Mathematics (PCM)/Biology(PCB)/Agriculture (ABC/PCA) in AIEEA-UG Examination.
  2. If there is still a tie, a candidate, higher in age, would be given preference over the younger candidate.

Admission Process through ICAR Entrance Examination

  1. On the basis of the published overall merit-rank, the candidate will be allowed to take admission in a specific degree programme at an Agricultural University as per his/her choice and availability of seat at that merit-rank. The admission will be through a process of online counseling.
  2. After the admission in allotted university or after counseling, change in the subject/university or transfer/migration would not be entertained under any circumstances. Any request for this may even lead to cancellation of admission of such student.
  3. Aspirants selected for admission through AIEEA, conducted by ICAR, may seek admission only during the session for which the Examination has been conducted.
  4. Female candidates admitted through this examination on ICAR seats should be accommodated, to the extent possible, in the main campus of the University or in the campus located in a major city where there are adequate facilities for the stay of female students.
  5. In case, at any stage of the admission process, it is found that the documents submitted by the candidate are fake/ forged, admission of such candidate will be forfeited and he/she shall be liable for consequential legal action.

ICAR AIEEA 2018 Counselling

Category-wise final merit list will also be prepared after the declaration of the result. Students selected in this merit list will be called for AIEEA counselling. The list shall contain details of the candidate and the date when they need to appear for the counselling. The applicants will also have to fill the counseling form and they need to produce a copy of their Counselling intimation letter. Also, the fees for counseling and the rest of the documents as mentioned below are also important for the counseling purpose.

AIEEA 2018 Counselling Documents

Candidates need to produce a list of documents in original and set of self attested photocopies of each of the following:

  1. All certificates and mark sheets/grade reports, in original of Class 10th and 12th
  2. Transfer Certificate/School Leaving Certificate
  3. Character Certificate from the School last attended.
  4. SC, ST and non-creamy layer of OBC categories have to provide original Certificate as per Central Govt. requirements and issued by Competent Authority.
  5. In case of Physically Challenged (PC) candidates have to provide a medical certificate issued by Medical Officer of any Government Hospital with description of the kind and the degree of disability.
  6. Birth Certificate, in case if Date of Birth is not mentioned in the Class 10th certificate.
  7. e- Admit Card in original
  8. Counselling call/invitation letter from ICAR in original.
  9. Three recent coloured passport size photographs with name and date same as the one submitted on the application form.
  10. Domicile certificate.
  11. Authority letter/undertaking if the candidate is unable to attend the counseling personally.

Click here to download ICAR AIEEA UG 2018 Information Brochure.

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  1. Hi .. I have filled the application and made payment through IOB bank but they have asked through Canara bank.. is there any issues…

  2. For 2018 ICAR examination i have applied from Kerala , giving 3 center options from Kerala. when hall ticket is released they have allocated examination center in Vijayawada ( Andrapradesh ) . In the application form they have mentioned in clause -11, if the candidates are more they will allocate center to the adjacent center. How come Andrapradesh is becoming adjacent Kerala state.
    If they are allocating on first come first serve basis i have have applied on the same day on calling for applications.
    Is that I should belief that non of the candidates applied from Kerala has got center in Kerala

  3. iam from kerala and i got my ICAR exam centre at madhya pradesh.i didn’t prefer madya pradesh for my exam centre since its too far from kerala.i got my admit card this morning.it’s too difficult to reach madhya pradesh within 5 days without any planning.some of my friends also got centre too far from kerala.i don’t know what to do now.

  4. My roll no is 320800058, applied for
    AIEEA session 2018-19,
    My choice of centre was Kolkata ,Howrah,Durgapur .
    But my admit card shows my centre is Varanasi (041). Sir how it is possible from West Bengal to attend exam at Varanasi in short prrper? Could you pl.do the needful to change my centre any where at West Bengal? Thank you.

  5. Sir
    My percentage mark in english and pcb is printed as 0.00 both in e admit catd and application form, and also there is no name and date in my photo graph
    Is there any problem ?
    Can i write exam?
    What should i do?

  6. Sir,
    My percentage mark in english and pcb is printed as 0.00 both in admit card and application form,actually i have 80 above in both.and also there is no date and name below my photograph
    What should i do ?
    Is there any problem?
    Help me pls

  7. Will the common merit list contain results of bio math and agriculture student combined together or separately for all three categories. And if combined than how could they make common merit list from totally different sets of paper. Is it justified. If someone knows about this. Pls reply

  8. Sir ! is that lawful to u to cancel the Icar exam conducted in 2018? How can we get the time what we lost since from a month? Pls soon release the rest exam date

    • Hi Ramya

      Due to some circumstances the admission was been cancel and put on hold, but don’t worry the process will be made running soon.

  9. My son also got centre in Andrapradesh. How much we struggled and went to there from Kerala and attended exam. Finally they cancelled exam. Isn’t justified? Don’t play with children life…He is toomuch upset ….Who is responsible for that…..

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