ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 – Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Pattern and Result

ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 – National Testing Agency (NTA), conducts the All India Entrance examination for Admission (AIEEA) in various agricultural PG courses on behalf of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 exam is expected to be held in September, 2022. Interested candidates can fill the application form on the official website ICAR at icar.org.in. ICAR AIEEA PG is a national level entrance exam, organized by NTA once a year in online mode CBT mode. Check out  ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 exam syllabus, paper pattern, reference books and other minor details related to application procedure – admit card, mentioned in the article below. 


Applicants qualifying the exam get a chance to participate in the counseling session and avail a seat in one of the affiliated institutes of  ICAR. Candidates can choose their program of interest from 96 sub-subjects under 20 major subjects offered by colleges affiliated to ICAR. Candidates searching for all ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 exam details can check it out in this article. Check out ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 schedule in the table mentioned below:

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ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Eligibility Criteria

It is advisable for all the candidates to go through all the eligibility criterias posed by ICAR before applying for the ICAR AIEEA 2022 Post Graduation exam. Eligibility criterias are as follows:

  • Nationality: Candidate should be a citizen of Indian nationality.
  • Aadhaar Card: Candidates must have an Aadhaar card except for Jammu, Assam, and Meghalaya state candidates. In case any candidate has enrolled for the Aadhar card and hasn’t received the card yet can enter the 16 digit  number mentioned on their enrollment slip.
  • For PG Courses:
  • Age: Minimum of 19 years old, from  31st August 2022.
  • Qualification : Candidates must have completed their education in the following  pattern of 10+2+5 (B.V. Sc. & A.H)/10+2+4/10+6/10+2+3.
  • Marks Required: Candidates should have scored at least 60 CGPA (5.60 CGPA SC, ST, Transgender, PwD categories) to be eligible for admission.

How to fill the ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Application form?

NTA releases the ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 application form via online means on the ICAR page of NTA’s official website. The form is expected to be released in the 1st week of March and all interested candidates can fill it.
To smoothly fill in their respective forms, candidates can follow the steps mentioned below. ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 application form is a 3 part procedure which includes filling of application form, uploading scanned images and paying the charges for application form.

Step 1: Candidates must visit the ICAR page of NTA’s official website by clicking on the link mentioned above.

Step 2: Coming to the homepage, candidates will observe a link written in bold stating “ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Application form (Apply Now)”. Click on this for further process.

Step 3: The application form will pop-up on the candidate’s screen. In this application form, candidates will have to fill in their personal details, mobile number, email address and so on. Candidates will also be asked to enter their educational qualifications. After filling all the required details, click on submit.

Step 4: This completes part 1 of the procedure. In part 2, candidates will be asked to upload their photograph and signature. The photograph must be passport size and both the documents must be clear and crisp.

Step 5: After completing this comes part 3 of the process in which candidates will have to pay the application form charges to confirm their registration. Candidates can pay this via SBI/Syndicate/HDFCPayment Gateway.

Step 6: This finishes our application process. Candidates must download the fee receipt and save their application number which will be of further use.

Scanned documents issue by ICAR are as follows,

Images Dimension Format Size
Photograph4cm X 3cmJPG/JPEG3 to 100 KB
Signature 4cm X 1.5cmJPG/JPEG3 to 30 KB

ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Application Fees

Candidates are required to pay some compensation as application form fees to confirm their registration. Caste wise distribution of application fees is as follows. This can be paid via SBI/Syndicate/HDFC Payment Gateway.

CategoryFor PG
General/ OBC-NCL/ EWSRs.1100/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ TransgenderRs.550/-

ICAR AIEEA PG Admit Card 2022

Students who have successfully registered for the ICAR AIEEA PG Examination 2022 can avail the facility to download the Admit card. ICAR officials releases the admit cards on their official website by 2ndweek of August 2022 and candidates can find a direct link to download them. Admit card is an important piece of document for any examination as it contains the candidate’s important information along with their photograph and signature. Examination authorities take a thorough check of admit cards carried by each and every candidate, this to ensure that there is no identity misuse resulting in cheating. All candidates must  mandatorily carry their admit cards and candidates not having one will not be allowed to give the test. To avoid any future panic, candidates must carry at least 2-3 hardcopies of the ICAR AIEEA PG Admit Card 2022 with themselves.

ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Syllabus 

It is extremely important to have knowledge about the entire exam syllabus before starting the exam preparation. ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 applicants must check out the exam syllabus so that they don’t miss out on any topic before the exam day. There are chances that candidates study topics which are unlikely to be asked in the exam. Hence it will be beneficial for all the candidates to have a grasp over ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 exam syllabus before starting their preparation. Official syllabus for the exam is available on the official website of ICAR mentioned above. Check out the ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Syllabus mentioned in the table below:

CodeMajor SubjectSub-Subject
01PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY1.1: Plant Biochemistry/ Bio. Chem. 1.2: Plant Biotechnology & Molecular Biology/Biotechnology, 1.3: Plant /Crop Physiology
02PLANT SCIENCES2.1: Plant Breeding & Genetics, 2.2: Plant Pathology, 2.3: Agricultural Microbiology/Microbiology, 2.4: Seed Science & Technology, 2.5: Plant Genetic Resources
03PHYSICAL SCIENCE3.1: Agricultural / Agro. Meteorology 3.2 : Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry/ Soil Conservation and Water Management/ SWC/ Irrigation and Water Management, 3.3: Agricultural Physics, 3.4: Agricultural Chemicals, 3.5: Environmental Science
04ENTOMOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY4.1: Agricultural/ Horticultural Entomology, 4.2: Nematology, 4.3: Apiculture, 4.4: Sericulture, 4.5: Plant Protection
05AGRONOMY5.1:Agronomy 5.2: Tea Husbandry & Technology
06SOCIAL SCIENCES6.1: AgriculturalEconomics, 6.2: Dairy Economics 6.3:Agriculture Extension/Extension Education/ Communication 6.4: Dairy Extension Education
07STATISTICAL SCIENCES7.1: Agricultural Statistics, 7.2: Computer Application, 7.3: Bioinformatics
08HORTICULTURE8.1: Horticulture, 8.2: Vegetable Crops or Sci. / Olericulture, 8.3: Pomology/ Fruit Sci., Fruit Sci. and Horticulture Technology 8.4: Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops 8.5: Floriculture & Landscaping Architecture 8.6: Plantation Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
09FORESTRY/AGROFORESTRY & SILVICULTURE9.1: Forest Production & Utilization 9.2: Silviculture & Agroforestry 9.3: Tree Physiology and Breeding 9.4: Agroforestry, 9.5: Forest NRM/Forest Mgmt. & Utilization 9.6: Plantation Technology 9.7 Wild Life Sc. (Forestry) 9.8 Wood Science
10AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY10.1: Soil & Water Conservation Engg./Soil & Water Engg., 10.2: Irrigation Drainage Engg,/Irrigation Water Mgmt.Engg.10.3:Post Harvest Technology/ Processing and Food Engg. 10.4: Farm Machinery and Power Engg.10.5: Renewable Energy Engg.
11WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY11.1: Water Science and Technology
12HOME SCIENCE (CURRENTLY RENAMED AS COMMUNITY SCIENCE)12.1: Food & Nutrition, 12.2: Human Development & Family Studies, 12.3: Home Management/Family Resource Management, 12.4: Clothing & Textile/ Textile & Apparel Designing,12.5: Home Science Extension/ Education,/Extn. & Comm. Mgmt.
13ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY13.1:Animal Biotechnology, 13.2: Vety./Animal Biochemistry
14VETERINARY SCIENCE14.1: Veterinary Anatomy/ Veterinary Anatomy & Histology, 14.2: Veterinary Gynecology and Obstetrics/Ani. Reproduction, 14.3:Vety. Medicine (Clinical/Preventive), 14.4: Veterinary Parasitology, 14.5: Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, 14.6: Veterinary Pathology 14.7: Wildlife Science/ Wildlife Health Mgt. 14.8: Vety.Virology, 14.9: Vety. Immunology, 14.10: Veterinary Microbiology & Immunology/Bacteriology, 14.11: Veterinary Surgery & Radiology 14.12: Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology/Vety. Public Health/Vety.Epidemiology/ Vety. Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
15ANIMAL SCIENCES15.1: Animal Husbandry/Dairy Sci, 15.2: Animal Genetics & Breeding, 15.3: Animal Nutrition, 15.4: Vety./Animal Physiology, 15.5: Livestock Production Management, 15.6: Livestock Products Technology, 15.7: Poultry Science,15.8: Vety. & Animal Husbandry Extension 15.9: Livestock/ Veterinary/ Animal Husbandry Economics 15.10: Biostatistics
16FISHERIES SCIENCE16.1: Fisheries Sciences/Fish Environment Mgmt., 16.2: Fisheries Resource Management, 16.3: Aquaculture, 16.4: Fish Processing Technology/Fish PHT, 16.5:Fish Physiology & & Biochemistry 16.6: Aquatic Animal Health Mgmt., 16.7: Fisheries Extension, 16.8: Aquatic Env. Management,16.9: Fish Genetics/ Breeding / Biotechnology,16.10: Fish Nutrition & Feed Tech. 16.11: Fish Economics, 16.12:Fish Engg.& Technology
17DAIRY SCIENCE17.1: Dairy Microbiology, 17.2: Dairy Chemistry
18DAIRY TECHNOLOGY18.1:Dairy Technology, 18.2:Dairy Engineering
19– FOOD SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY19.1: Food Technology/Food Science & Technology, 19.2: Food Safety & Quality Assurance, 19.3: Food Science & Nutrition
20Agri-Business Management 20.1:Agri-Business Management (MBA),20.2: Agricultural Marketing & Cooperation (M.Sc.)

ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Exam Pattern 

The National Testing Agency conducts the ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 exam for 2 hours and 30 minutes where 160 questions are to be solved for 650 marks. The paper pattern and marking scheme for ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Exam is comparatively confusing and needs concentration to understand the pattern. Exam pattern is quite essential to study before starting the preparation for the NTA. ICAR framed 20 question papers based on all the major subjects mentioned in the syllabus section of the page. Check out the ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Exam pattern and marking scheme in the table mentioned below:

Mode of ExaminationOnline mode
Total Duration2 hours 30 minutes
Total Number of Questions160
Number of questions15010
Type of questionsMCQ’sCross-matching queries
The medium of PaperEnglishEnglish
Marks per correct answer+4+5
Negative Marking for incorrect answers-1-2
Marks for unresponsive questions00
Total marks60050
Grand Total650

ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Preparation Books

A good reference book is essential to begin preparation with. Candidates are advised to refer to only one or maximum two books throughout their preparation. Referring to multiple bok creates confusion and mix matching of theories and thoughts that varies from book to book. Candidates planning to begin with their preparation for ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 exam can refer to the following list of books mentioned in the table below. Check out the links mentioned beside every row to buy the books immediately. 

Important Books Available at 
NTA-ICAR: AIEEA – PG Entrance Exam GuideBuy here
General Agriculture for ICAR ExaminationsBuy here
MSc Agriculture Entrance ExamBuy here
Essence Of HorticultureBuy here
Objective Soil Science Buy here

ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Exam Cutoff Marks

To participate in the counseling process of ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Exam it is essential to qualify the exam. Candidates wishing to check if they can qualify the ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Exam or not can refer to the cut off marks for the exam held in 2021. Studying the previous year data candidates can get a rough idea of their qualification status. Check out the ICAR AIEEA PG 2021 cut off marks mentioned in the table below and estimate chances to qualify the exam:

General300 – 350
OBC | EWS300 – 320
SC250 – 300
ST200 – 250

ICAR AIEEA PG 2022 Reservation Policy

Candidates wishing to participate in the counseling process presented by ICAR for the pOst Graduation 2022 program must check the reservation policy as stated by the colleges affiliated to ICAR through AIEEA 2022 exam. Checkout the category wise reservation policy for applicable on all the courses offered by various agricultural college across the country. 

Remote and under privileged States/UTs02%

ICAR AIEEA PG Result 2022

ICAR officials are quick with their release of results. Candidates can expect the ICAR AIEEA PG Result 2022 to be out by 1st week of October 2022 which is approximately one month after the examination has been concluded. Candidates can directly check their results via online means from the official ICAR website. To check their results, aspirants have to use the application number given to them during registration. Along with results, ICAR will also provide candidates with a cutoff list. Based on this list, candidates can determine whether they have made the merit list or not. Candidates making it to the merit list will be allowed to sit for the Counselling rounds.

ICAR AIEEA PG Counselling 2022

Based on the tentative dates, the ICAR AIEEA PG Counselling 2022 starts from the 2nd week of October 2022. Candidates who have cleared the cutoff criteria and made it to the merit list can only sit for ICAR AIEEA PG Counselling 2022. Based on the marks obtained by candidates and their All India Rank, ICAR will allot them a college. In order to participate in the counselling rounds, candidates will have to follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the official ICAR website and register for the ICAR AIEEA PG Counselling 2022.
  • Fill in the form and upload the required documents.
  • Visit the nearest ICAR center to verify all the documents.
  • After confirmation of this, fill in choices of colleges based on the streams offered.
  • Once ICAR allots a seat, pay the required fees for confirmation of seat.

Documents required for ICAR AIEEA PG Counselling Process

  • Date of Birth Proof (Class 10thcertificate)
  • Both class 10th& 12thcertificate
  • Degree certificate
  • Caste certificate (if required)
  • Domicile certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Admit card
  • Aadhar card

About NTA

National Testing Agency is an idea acquainted with normalizing the course of placement tests so the foundations/board leading those tests can be assuaged from extra weights. The testing organization or NTA was officially given a green banner from the bureau last year. According to the declarations made during the spending plan proclamation of 2017-18, National Testing Agency (NTA) is an independent body that would administer the lead of selection tests conducted by the CBSE. It would endeavor to get high dependability, normalization, and straightforwardness in its interaction of the conductance of these assessments.


Ques 1. When will the ICAR AIEEA PG Examination 2022 be conducted?

Ans 1. The expected date for ICAR AIEEA PG Examination 2022 is in the month of September 2022.

Ques 2. What is the mode for applying in the ICAR AIEEA PG Examination 2022?

Ans 2. Candidates have to fill the application form issued by ICAR on their official website. All this would be done via online mode.

Ques 3. If a candidate is pursuing Agriculture (Dairy Technology) UG course, can he/she directly apply for PG admissions?

Ans 3. No. Candidates have to go through the ICAR AIEEA PG Examination 2022 to apply for these courses.

Ques 4. How many questions will Agr Examination 2022 have?

Ans 4. Candidates will have to answer 120 questions. This has to be done in 150 minutes of time limit.

Ques 5. When can candidates start applying for ICAR AIEEA PG Examination 2022?

Ans 5. Candidates can start applying for ICAR AIEEA PG Examination 2022 in the month of March 2022.

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