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ICAR AIEEA (UG) - 2021


About ICAR

The ICAR is the Apex Body for coordinating, guiding, and managing research and education in agriculture in the entire country under the aegis of Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. Considering the importance of agricultural education, the University Education Commission (1948) chaired by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan recommended the establishment of Rural Universities in the country.

The ICAR-AU System of India has 74 Agricultural Universites comprising 63 State Agricultural, Veterinary, Horticultural and Fisheries Universities (SAUs), 4 ICAR-DUs, viz. IARI, IVRI, NDRI and CIFE, 3 Central Agricultural Universities (CAU, Imphal, Dr. RPCAU, Pusa and RLB CAU, Jhansi), 4 Central Universities (CU) having Faculty of Agriculture (BHU, AMU, Viswa Bharati and Nagaland University

The National Agricultural Research, Education and Extension System (NAREES) of India is one of the largest in the world, admitting more than 28000 students at UG level and over 17,500 students at Master’s and Doctoral level annually, in different disciplines of Agricultural and Allied Sciences.


AIEEA (UG) 2021


In 2021, All India Entrance Examination for Admission, AIEEA (UG) shall be conducted for admission to Bachelor Degree programmes in Agriculture and Allied Sciences (other than Veterinary Sciences), at Agricultural Universities on 15% of the University seats (100% seats in RLBCAU Jhansi, NDRI Karnal and Dr. RPCAU Pusa, Bihar).


For list of colleges and all details --click here



Online submission of Application Form

25.07.2021 to 20.08.2021 (upto 05:00 PM)

Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only (No corrections shall be allowed after 26.08.2021) 23.08.2021 to 26.08.2021

23.08.2021 to 26.08.2021

Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website

To be announced later

Date of Examination

7th, 8th & 13th September 2021





Scheme of Examination

The Test of AIEEA (UG) 2021 is a single Test of 02:30 hour’s duration. Details of the Test are as given below:


Mode of Examination--- LAN Based CBT

Duration--- 02:30 hours

Number of Questions---150 (50 in each subject)

Type of Questions ---Multiple Choice with 4 options Scoring

• 4 marks for each correct response

 • -1 mark for each incorrect response (negative scoring)

• 0 for non-attempt Medium of Paper English and Hindi


Each candidate has to attempt/opt/choose only three subjects(PCB/PCM/PCA/ABC)in the examination as per choice from the List of Subjects from Annexure-IV, to be given in the Online Application Form


Syllabus for the Test

The Questions in the test shall be based on the syllabus prescribed by the ICAR, which is available at the website https://icar.org.in/content/icar%E2%80%99s-aice-jrfsrf-pgs-2020-examination.



Four Steps to Complete the Application Process

Step 1 Apply for Online Registration using unique Email IDand Mobile No.

Step 2 Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.

 Step 3 Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (file size: 10 kb - 200 kb), Candidate’s Signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb)and Thumb Impression(file size: 3kb – 30 kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

Step 4 Pay fee using SBI/Canara/HDFC/ICICI Bank/Paytm Payment Gateway through Debit Card/CreditCard/Net-Banking/UPI and keep proof of fee paid.In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled, and amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account.

However, the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.

Download, save and print copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee and keep copies safely for future reference.

 All the 4 Steps can be done together or at separate times.




Degree Programmes for Admission through AIEEA (UG)

  • 01 B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
  • 02 B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture
  • 03 B.F.Sc.
  • 04 B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry
  • 05 B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science
  • 06 Food Nutrition and Dietetics*
  • 07 B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture
  • 08 B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering
  • 09 B. Tech. Dairy Technology
  • 10 B. Tech. Food Technology
  • 11 B. Tech. Bio- Technology



Degree Programme for Admission

Subjects which the candidate must have passed in 10+2 Examination

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

PCB/PCMB/ PCM/Inter-Agriculture

B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture



PCB/PCMB/ Inter-Agriculture

B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry

PCB/PCMB/ Inter-Agriculture

B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science


Food Nutrition and Dietetics*


B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture


B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering


B. Tech. Dairy Technology


B. Tech. Food Technology


B. Tech. Bio- Technology