Indian Council of Agricultural Research Admission to UG and PG Courses in Agriculture Related courses

Name of Institute / University

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Courses Offered

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) invites applications from Indian Nationals, in the prescribed format, for ICAR's 17th AIEEA-UG-2012 and AIEEA-PG-2012 on 100% seats at

ICAR-Deemed Universities (Bachelor degree at NDRI Karnal only while Master degrees at IARI, IVRI, NDRI and CIFE), and

on 15% seats for Bachelor degrees and 25% seats for Master degrees at

State Agricultural Universities,
Central Agricultural University Imphal,
Central Universities with Agricultural Faculty (Banaras Hindu University,
Viswa Bharati,
Nagaland University and
Aligarh Muslim University (for PG only)) and
SHIATS Allahabad

for the academic session 2012-13. (This examination does not include admission to Bachelor degree programmes in Veterinary Sciences).

Eligibility

Age

For AIEEA-UG-2012: Between 17 and 23 years as on 31st August 2012. (must have been born between 01 .09.1989 to 01.09.1995).

For AIEEA-PG-2012: Not less than 19 years as on 31st August 2012. (must not have been born after 01.09.1993)

Qualifying Examination

For AIEEA-UG-2012: (Other than Veterinary Sciences): Must have passed and obtained not less than 50% marks in aggregate for admission under General, UPS and OBC categories or 40% marks in aggregate for admission under SC, ST and PH categories in 10+2 examination or equivalent / Inter (Agriculture) with PCM/ PCB / PCMB / PCA / PCH subject combinations.

For AIEEA-PG-2012

Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Veterinary, Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Sericulture, Dairy Technology, Dairy Engineering, Forestry, Agri. Marketing Banking and Cooperation, Food Science & Technology, Biotechnology, Process & Food Engineering, Computer Science, Basic and allied sciences under 10+2+5 or 10+2+4 years degree programmes, (Few seats are also available for candidates having Bachelor degree with 10+2+3 year degree programme) with required OGPA of 6.60/10, 3.25/5, 2.60/4 for
General, OBC and UPS categories whereas for SC/ST/ Physically Handicapped (PH) 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 and UPS categories whereas for SC/ST/PH, the requirement is 50% marks. (Equivalence between OGPA and % marks will not be acceptable).

The in-service candidates, seeking admission to ICAR Deemed universities, should see their respective website.

How To Apply

Cost of Information Bulletin with Application Form

AIEEA-UG-2012: Rs.500/- for General, OBC and UPS categories and Rs.250/- for S.C., S.T. and P.H. categories.

AIEEA-PG-2012: Rs.600/- for General, OBC and UPS categories and Rs.300/- for S.C., S.T. and P.H. categories

In addition, Rs.25/- per Bulletin would be charged as handling charges plus service tax, as applicable, in case of purchase against cash (from the Registrars of Ag. Univ., specified branches of Syndicate Bank, selected places in Delhi as given in ICAR website), whereas postal expense of Rs.50/- per Bulletin should be added to the Bank Draft amount, if requested to be sent by post from COE only. The forms can also be obtained from five ICAR institutions or COE by depositing Bank draft.

Details for availability of information Bulletin with Application form and On Line Application can be seen on the ICAR website at http://www.icar.org.in

The last date for the receipt of Applications in the Office of "The Controller of Examinations (Education), Room No. 216, ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-ll, Pusa, New Delhi110012" for both, UG and PG examinations, is 15th February 2012.

However, for the candidates belonging to certain remote areas viz.,Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul & Spiti district and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar island and Lakshadweep, the last date of receipt is 22nd February 2012.

Contact Details

The Controller of Examinations (Education), Room No. 216, ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-ll, Pusa, New Delhi – 110012

Website: www.icar.org.in

Note

Dates of Examination

For UG: 14th April, 2012 (10.00 AM to 12.30 PM) – Saturday

For PG: 15th April, 2012 (10.00 AM to 12.30 PM) – Sunday

Application Forms Now Available


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