ICAR AIEEA 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility

ICAR stands for Indian Council of Agricultural Research conducted by All India Entrance Examination for Admission and offers candidates UG, PG and Ph.D Programmes & award of JRF/SRF (PGS) in various fields of agriculture. It is conducted by National Testing Agency and a scholarship will also be provided under National Talent Scholarships (NTS). In this article, we will discuss ICAR AIEEA 2023 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility, etc.

ICAR AIEEA 2023 Important Dates

Beginning of online application submissionMarch 2023
Last date for submitting the application formMarch 2023
Last date for application fee paymentTo be updated
Online correction in application formTo be updated
Last date for application correctionTo be updated
Release of admit cardTo be updated
Date of examinationTo be updated
Display of recorded responses & answer keysTo be updated
Submission of challenges on answer keysTo be updated
Updating of marks of qualifying exam (for appearing candidates)To be updated
Declaration of resultTo be updated
Commencement of online counselingTo be updated

ICAR AIEEA Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of ICAR AIEEA is as follows-

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India

Eligibility for Under Graduate Courses

  • Candidate must have done Class XII with subjects such as Physics, Maths & One Subject out of Agriculture/Home Science/ Biology/ Mathematics with minimum 40% Marks (SC/ST-45%)

Eligibility for Post Graduate Programme

  • Candidate must have a bachelor degree from a recognized university with 60% (50% for SC/ST/PC categories)


  • Candidate must be possessed with a Master’s degree in Subject applied for PhD Programme from any recognized university or institute with at least 55% Marks and 50% for reserved category applicants

ICAR AIEEA Admission Process

The following are the steps by step application process-

  • Visit the official website of the ICAR-
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Integral University
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for ICAR AIEEA Admission

The following are the list of documents required for ICAR AIEEA Admission-

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  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th & 12th passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Graduation Degree/ Mark Sheet/ Under Graduate Degree (For Masters and PHD courses)
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee for the ICAR AIEEA entrance examination is as follows-

ExamApplication FeeCategory
ICAR AIEEA for Ph.D. CourseRs.1,800/-General & OBC candidates
 Rs.900/-SC/PH/ST/ Transgender candidates
ICAR AIEEA for PG CourseRs.1,100/-General/ OBC candidates
 Rs.500SC/ ST/ Transgender candidates
ICAR AIEEA for UG CourseRs.750/-General/ OBC candidates
 Rs.375/-PH/ SC/ ST/Transgender candidates

ICAR AIEEA 2023 Examination Pattern

The examination pattern for ICAR AIEEA is as follows-

PatternFor UG courseFor PG Course
Mode of examOnlineOnline
Duration of exam2:30 hours2:30 hours
Question paper languageEnglish & HindiEnglish
Number of questions150160
Type of questions600640
Total marksObjective typeObjective type
Marking scheme+4 marks for each correct response+4 marks for each correct response
Negative marking-1 marks for each incorrect response-1 marks for each incorrect response

For Under Graduate Course

Stream-AStream-BNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
PhysicsPhysics60 questions720 Marks
ChemistryChemistry60 questions
Biology/AgricultureMathematics60 questions
Total180 questions

For postgraduate courses

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Section-A20 Questions20 Marks
Section-B180 Questions180 Marks


The syllabus for ICAR AIEEA is as follows-


  • Agriculture Heritage      
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Fundamentals Of Agricultural Economics              
  • Fundamentals Of Crop Physiology
  • Fundamentals Of Agronomy      
  • Fundamentals Of Entomology
  • Fundamentals Of Plant Biochemistry And Biotechnology              
  • Fundamentals Of Genetics
  • Fundamentals Of Soil Science    
  • Fundamentals Of Horticulture
  • Soil And Water Conservation Engineering
  • Forestry


  • Diversity in the Living World       
  • Reproduction
  • Structural Organisation – Plants and Animals      
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Cell Structure and Function        
  • Biology and Human welfare
  • Plant Physiology              
  • Biotechnology and its applications
  • Human physiology          
  • Ecology and environment


  • Sets And Functions
  • Relations & Functions
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Algebra
  • Principle Of Mathematical Induction
  • Complex Number and Quadratic Equations
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Permutations And Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Sequence And Series
  • Conic Section
  • Introduction To Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Vectors
  • Three-Dimensional Geometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Probability


  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Atoms & Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems


  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Hydrogen
  • s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
  • Some p-Block Elements
  • Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • p-Block Elements
  • d and f-Block Elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life

ICAR AIEEA 2023 Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document without which you will not be allowed to participate in the examination. You can download the admit card of ICAR AIEEA on the official website for ICAR.

ICAR AIEEA 2023 Exam Result

The examination result of the ICAR AIEEA will be released after 2-3 weeks of examination. You can find the exam result on the official website of the ICAR.

ICAR AIEEA Counselling

Counselling is an event where the institute invite the candidate for blocking the seat for the candidate in the course. The candidates have to carry the essential document listed below for document verification along with the original the candidate has to carry Xerox copy as well. The following are the list of ICAR AIEEA Counselling documents that the candidate must carry-

  • 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Category Certificate if applicable
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other document as per the instructions
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