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ICAR AIEEA (UG) 2020 – All India Entrance Exam – Official Notification

Information Bulletin for ICAR AIEEA (UG) 2020 All India Entrance Examination for Admission to Bachelor Degree Programmes has been released. For more details on the important dates, the eligibility, the overview, the application fees, the mode of payment and more, check details below:

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1. Fee details and Important Dates:


Online submission of Application Form (upto 05:00 pm of 31 March 2020 30.04.2020 31.05.2020 15.06.2020 30.06.2020) 01.03.2020-31.03.2020 30.04.2020 31.05.2020 15.06.2020 30.06.2020
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit/Debit Card/NetBanking/ UPI (upto 11:50 pm on 31 March 2020 30.04.2020 31.05.2020 15.06.2020 30.06.2020) 01.03.2020-31.03.2020 30.04.2020 31.05.2020 15.06.2020 30.06.2020
Fee Payable by candidates

General/Unreserved, Other Backward Classes (OBC)-(NCL)* & UPS**/ EWS***

Rs. 750/-
SC/ST/PwD/ Transgender Rs. 375/-
Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable
Correction in particulars of Application Form on website only
(No corrections shall be allowed after 02.05.2020)
Downloading of e-Admit Cards from NTA website 08.05.2020
Date of Examination 01.06.2020
Duration of Examination 150 minutes (2½ hours)
Timing of Examination 09:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Centre, Date and Shift of Examination As indicated on the e-Admit Card
Display of attempted Question Paper and Provisional Answer Keys To be announced later
Websites www.nta.ac.in, http://www.ntaicar.nic.in/
Declaration of Result on NTA website 15.06.2020
Schedule for Online Counselling To be announced by the ICAR
on www.icar.org.in after the declaration of result


*Other Backward Classes-Non Creamy Layer as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website www.ncbc.nic.in. Only the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC in the Category Column. State list OBC candidates who are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General/Unreserved.
** Candidates of Remote and Underprivileged States must check their eligibility before applying.
***As per the OM No. 20013/01/2018-BC-II dated January 17, 2019, issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the OM No. 12-4/2019-U1 dated 17.01.2019 as well as the Letters No 35-2/2019-T.S.I dated 21.01.2019, 01.02.2019, 04.02.2019 and 15.02.2019 of MHRD Department of Higher Education regarding the implementation of reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) for admission in Central Educational Institutions.

2. Candidates can apply for AIEEA (UG) 2020 “Online” on the website http://www.ntaicar.nic.in/.

3. The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted.

4. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.

5. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on NTA website www.nta.ac.in, https://icar.nta.nic.in. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.

6. Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are their own as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the e-mail address or SMS on given Mobile Number only.

7. Instructions for filling Online Application Form:

  • Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read them carefully to ensure your eligibility.
  • Follow the 4 steps given below to Apply Online:
    Step-1: Apply for Online Registration using unique Email Id and 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) and Candidate’s Signature (file size: 4kb – 30kb) and Thumb impression (file size: 3kb-30kb) in JPG/JPEG format.
    Step-4: Pay the fee using SBI/Syndicate/HDFC Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/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 the 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.
  • All the 4 Steps can be done together or at separate times.


1. The final submission of the Online Application Form will remain incomplete if Step-2 and step-3 are not completed. Such forms will stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.
2. No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained by NTA under any circumstances.
3. The entire application process of AIEEA (UG) 2020 is online, including uploading of scanned images, Payment of Fees, and Printing of Confirmation Page. Therefore, candidates are not required to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation Page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ by Hand.
4. Candidates are advised to keep visiting the NTA website regularly and to check their e-mails/SMS for the latest updates.
5. The candidate shall appear at their own cost at the Examination Centre on the date and shift indicated on their Admit Card issued by NTA.
6. Any request to change the Examination Centre, Date, Shift and Subject provided on the Admit Card will not be considered under any circumstances.


In 2020, 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 RLB CAU Jhansi, NDRI Karnal and Dr RP CAU Pusa, Bihar). Further, not more than 40% of candidates from any one state shall be admitted to any agricultural university/subject.

The AIEEA (UG)-2020 examination for the academic session 2020-21 will be conducted at 178 cities (Annexure-I) all over the country, enabling the participation of a large number of candidates seeking admission in Bachelor degree programmes in accredited AUs in different disciplines.

Candidates declared eligible for registration and choice filling for counselling by ICAR will only be considered for allocation of the subject and the Agricultural University.

There is no provision of direct nomination for admission through ICAR in any Bachelor degree programme without qualifying in ICAR AIEEA (UG).

2.1 Degree Programmes available for Admission to be attempted in Entrance Test Examination

During academic session 2020-21, admission to 11 Bachelor degree programmes of four years duration in the subjects enlisted in Annexure-III is available to Indian Nationals based on the merit rank in ICAR AIEEA(UG)-2020. Candidates may note that all Undergraduate Degrees in the disciplines of Agricultural Sciences have been declared as professional degrees.

2.2 University-Wise and Subject–Wise Number of Seats Available for Admission

The number of seats available for admission through AIEEA (UG) in different disciplines at accredited Agricultural Universities (including non-accredited RLBCAU, Jhansi and some non-accredited programmes and colleges of Dr RPCAU, Pusa) for the academic session 2020-21 will be displayed on ICAR website www.icar.org.in at the time of counselling.

2.3 Schedule of AIEEA (UG) 2020

Schedule for important examination related activities has been given below. However, candidates are requested to keep themselves updated about the schedule through NTA and ICAR websites www.nta.ac.in, https://icar.nta.nic.in and www.icar.org.in.

Eligibility Criteria and Qualifications:

General Eligibility Criteria to appear in AIEEA (UG)- 2020

The eligibility qualifications for various degree programmes with the list of subjects is enlisted at Annexure-IV.

Qualifying Examination at 10+2 Level

1. In order to appear in AIEEA (UG) 2020, candidates must have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education or any other examination within scope and standard found to be equivalent to the Senior Secondary Examination of a recognised Indian Board/University with minimum prescribed marks/grade (Annexure V), after a period of 12 years of study. The medium of instruction in admitting University will be English.

2. Candidate must have passed any one of the qualifying examinations enumerated above securing not less than 50% marks in aggregate for General, OBC (NCL), UPS, EWS categories and 40% marks in aggregate for SC, ST, Transgender, PwD categories. There will be no rounding-off of the OGPA/percentage of marks of qualifying examination while deciding the basic eligibility of any candidate for admission e.g. if a candidate obtained 49.99% marks in his/her qualifying examination, then it will not be rounded off to 50%.

3. Candidate having a compartment/ supplementary in any of the subjects will not be eligible unless proof of having cleared the examination with requisite percentage as above is available.

4. Candidate already appeared in the qualifying examination enumerated above, can also apply but would be required to submit evidence of having satisfied the conditions latest by the counselling.

5. Candidate must ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility requirements for the examination as well as an admission as detailed in the Information Bulletin. Applying for AIEEA (UG) 2020, appearing in the examination and qualifying the same does not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility. The applicant for a particular Subject must satisfy the eligibility criterion as specified in this Information Bulletin (or its amendments/corrections).

  • No certificates are required to be uploaded along with the Application Form at the time of online submission. 
  • The documents/certificates etc. shall be verified directly at the time of admission in the
    admitting university. In case the candidate is found not-eligible at any stage, his/her
    candidature would be summarily rejected and admission will be cancelled.

Age Limit:

Indian Nationals of at least 16 years of age as on 31.08.2020 are eligible to apply for the examination. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit.

Applying Online and Submission of Application Form:

The online submission of Application Form for ICAR-AIEEA (UG)-2020, uploading of scanned photograph and signatures may be made at website www.nta.ac.in, http://www.ntaicar.nic.in/. The Application Form in other than online mode would not be accepted, in any case. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate for the same level of the programme. More than one application i.e. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be summarily rejected.

In order to appear in ICAR-AIEEA (UG) 2020, the candidates are required to apply online as per procedure detailed below. Before filling and submitting the online form, candidates should download the Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form (Annexure-IX); and read them carefully. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on NTA website. Application Forms not complying with the instructions are liable to be rejected.

Candidates must keep the following information ready before filling online Application Form:-

  • Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/Election Card (EPIC No.)/Passport number/Ration Card Number/ Bank Account Number/PAN Number/ Other valid Govt Ids.
  • Address for communication, Mobile Number, email id, etc.
  • Scanned images of latest Photograph (size of 10 kb to 200 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only
  • Scanned image of Signature (size of 4 kb to 30 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only.
  • Scanned image of Thumb Impression, Male-Left and Female-Right (size of 3kb to 30 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only.
  • Bank Account details for payment of Fee, for uploading as part of the submission of online application.

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