Dates of Examination:
UG: Saturday, the 11th April 2015 (10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.)
PG: Sunday, the 12th April 2015 (10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.)
Ph.D.: Sunday, the 12th April 2015 (10: 00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.)
Sale of Information Bulletin/Application Forms:
UG & PG (Online/Offline) 01st February, 2015 to 23rd February, 2015
Ph.D. (Online only) 01st February, 2015 to 23rd February, 2015
For AIEEA-UG-2015 (UG Examination): Between 17 to 23 years for General category candidates as on 31st August 2015. (must have been born between 01.09.1992 to 01.09.1998). The upper age limit for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PC (Physically Challenged) categories would be relaxable by 5 years.
For AIEEA-PG-2015 (PG Examination): Not less than 19 years as on 31st August 2015. (must not have been born after 01.09.1996)
For AICE-SRF (PGS)-2015 (Ph.D Examination): The upper age limit shall be 30 years for General category candidates as on 12th April, 2015, the date of examination. The upper age limit for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Women/PC/OBC (Non-creamy layer as per the Central list of OBC) categories shall be relaxable by 5 years. For in-service candidates, the upper age limit shall be 45 years in all cases as per the extant norms and guidelines.
3.2. Qualifying Examination:
3.2.1. For AIEEA-UG-2015: (Other than Veterinary Sciences)
Must have passed and obtained not less than 50% marks in aggregate for admission under General, UPS (Under Privileged State) and OBC categories or 40% marks in aggregate for admission under SC, ST and PC categories in 10+2 examination or equivalent/Inter (Agriculture) with PCM/ PCB/ PCMB/ PCA/ PCH subject combinations.
3.2.2. For AIEEA-PG-2015:
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Veterinary, Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Sericulture, Dairy Technology, Forestry, Agri. Marketing and Cooperation, Food Science, Biotechnology, Basic and allied sciences, etc. under 10+2+5 or 10+2+4 or 10+6 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/PC 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/PC, the requirement is 50% marks. (Equivalence between OGPA and % marks will not be acceptable). The in-service candidates, seeking admission in ICAR Deemed-to-be-Universities, should see their respective website.
3.2.3. For AICE-SRF (PGS)-2015:
The candidates must have passed Master’s Degree programme in the concerned discipline securing Overall Grade Point Average of at least 6.50/10.00 scale, 3.25/5.00 scale, 2.60/4.00 scale for General and OBC Categories and 5.50/10.00, 2.75/5.00, 2.20/4.00 scale for SC/ST/PC candidates, 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 Category. For SC/ST/PC candidates, the minimum percentage of marks will be 50%. The equivalence between OGPA and percent marks, where needed, will not be applicable. Candidates must complete the postgraduate degree in all respects and produce the degree-completion certificate from the Registrar to this effect on/before 30th June, 2015 or the date of counseling, whichever is later, failing which they will not be considered for admission and the award of fellowship. Normally, the counseling shall be held in the second half of July, 2015. The fellowship would be granted only when the candidate seeks admission through counseling conducted by ICAR and pursues Ph.D degree in an Agricultural University (AU) other than the AU from where the candidate has completed Bachelor's and /or Master's degree. The candidates who have already joined Ph.D should not have completed two years as on the date of examination. The above condition will also apply to inservice candidates.
Cost of Information Bulletin with Application form:
AIEEA-UG-2015: ` 500/- for General, OBC and UPS categories and ` 250/- for SC, ST and PC categories.
AIEEA-PG-2015: ` 600/- for General, OBC and UPS categories and ` 300/- for SC, ST and PC categories In addition, `
25/- per Bulletin would be charged in case of UG and PG 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 at specified places). The forms can also be obtained from nine specified ICAR Institutions by depositing DD.
SRF (PGS)-2015: AICE-SRF (PGS)-2015 Information Bulletin will be available only ONLINE at www.icar.org.in from 01.02.2015 onwards and a fee of ` 1200/- for General/OBC and ` 600/- for SC/ST and PC categories shall have to be deposited through any of the three modes of payment, while submitting the application Online.
The last date for the receipt of Applications in the office of “Controller of Examinations (Agril. Education), ICAR, Room No. 216, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi–110012" for UG, PG and Ph.D examinations is 23rd February, 2015.
However, for UG and PG candidates belonging to certain remote areas like NE Region, J&K, Lahaul & Spiti district and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba district of H. P., A&N Island and Lakshadweep, the last date of receipt of applications, through offline/ online mode (hard copy of the computer generated confirmation pages of application) will be 27th February, 2015.
The last date to receive the hard copy of the computer generated confirmation pages of application form from Ph.D candidates from remote areas will also be 27th February, 2015.