Indian Council of Research releases the Notification for All India Entrance Examination for Under graduate/Post Graduate/Senior Research Fellow(PGS) for PhD in Agriculture and Allied sciences for 2013

ICAR which develops the research in Agriculture in India announces the schedule for AIEEA-UG/PG/SRF(PGS)-2013. Entrance exam is conducted for the admission to Ph.D in Agriculture and Allied sciences in various Agricultural universities.

AIEEA-UG:

Various Degree programmes available for Admission are as follows:

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  •  Fisheries
  •  Forestry
  • Home Science
  • Sericulture
  • Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Dairy Technology
  • Food Science and
  •  Agricultural Marketing & Cooperation etc

Candidates are informed that the above courses are divided as two streams as Stream-A and Stream-B.

Eligibility Criteria to attempt AIEEA-UG:

  • Candidate should have passed 10+2 or it’s Equivalent with 50% of marks.
  • Candidate should be Between 17 and 23 years as on 31st August 2013
  • Candidates opting for Stream-A  must includes Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Agriculture/Home Science subjects in their Qualifying Examination.
  • Candidates opting for stream-B must includes Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.

Candidates are informed that they may opt Stream-A or Stream-B under the regulations of the respective institution participating in this entrance test.

Candidates who are interested to join through the entrance examination should apply through online or can get the applications from Registrars of Agricultural Universities or from the designated branches of SBI from 26th Dec 2012 to 15th Feb 2013 or can get by post by sending fee in the form of DD to Agricultural universities or ICAR institutions.

Candidates can click here to apply for AIEEA-UG through Onilne: Apply for AIEEA-UG through online

Candidates are informed that filled system generated application form(online form)/Offline form along with DD to “Controller of Examinations (Education), ICAR, Room No. 216, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi–110012″ on or before 15th Feb 2013 and for remote areas 22nd Feb 2013.

Candidates are informed that Admit card is available along with the application form which must be filled and retained by them till the process of completion of admission. Roll number,Date and venue will be displayed in the website which are to be filled in admit card by the candidate it self and the admit cards should be attested by the principal last attended or by a Gazetted officer.

Entrance exam will be held on 20th April 2013.Question paper will be of Multiple choice type with negative marking. Questions of Physics,Chemistry will be same for both streams and Biology /Agriculture for Stream-A and Mathematics for Stream-B.

Candidates can click here to view the syllabus for AIEEA-UG 2013:syllabus for AIEEA-UG 2013 conducted by ICAR

Note:National Talent Scholarship (NTS) will be awarded to those candidates, selected through AIEEA-UG-2013 examination, who join an Agricultural University located outside their state of domicile.

Candidates are informed that the results of AIEEA-UG are expected to be published in third week of May 2013. Selected candidates will be called for counselling as per the prescribed schedule.

Candidates are required to submit the below given original Documents at the time of counselling:

  •  All certificates and mark sheets/grade reports, in original related to Class X and XII, TransferCertificate/ School Leaving Certificate, Character Certificate from the School last attended.
  •  In case of candidates from SC, ST and noncreamy layer of OBC categories, Original Certificate as per Central Govt. requirements and issued by Competent Authority.
  •  Medical Certificate in case of Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates issued by Medical Officer of any Government Hospital with description of the kind and the degree of disability.
  • In case the Date of Birth is not mentioned in Class X Certificate, Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate
  •  Candidates copy of the Admit Card, counseling call/invitation letter from ICAR.
  • Three recent and clear passport size colour photographs same as pasted on the Application Form.
  •  Domicile certificate.
  •  Authority letter/undertaking in the prescribed format (Annexure-III of IB), if the candidate is unable to attend the counselling personally

Candidates are informed that if any seats remain vacant after the counselling the turn will be goes for the waiting list candidates. If any seats remains after the process of Admissions by ICAR.The remaining seats will be no further mentioned as ICAR seats and they will be filled up by the respective universities.

Candidates can click here to download information bulletin for AIEEA-UG 2013: Download information bulletin for AIEEA-UG 2013

AIEEA-PG:

Various Subjects available for admission through AIEEA-PG are as follows:

  •  Plant Biotechnology,
  • Plant Sciences,
  •  Physical Science,
  • Entomology and Nematology,
  •  Agronomy,
  •  Social Sciences,
  •  Statistical Sciences,
  • Horticulture,
  •  Forestry/Agroforestry and Silviculture,
  • Agricultural Engineering & Technology,
  •  Water Science & Technology,
  •  Home Science,
  •  Animal Biotechnology,
  • Veterinary Science,
  •  Animal Sciences
  •  Fisheries Science,
  •  Dairy Science,
  •  Dairy Technology,
  •  Food Science Technology, and
  •  Agri-Business Management.

Eligibility Criteria for attempting AIEEA-PG:

  • Candidates should possess the pass certificate of 10+2+5/10+2+4/10+2+3 Degree programmes with minimum of 60% of marks.
  • Candidates should be not less than 19 years as on 31st August 2013

Candidates who are interested to join through the entrance examination should apply through online or can get the applications from Registrars of Agricultural Universities or from the designated branches of SBI from 26th Dec 2012 to 15th Feb 2013 or can get by post by sending fee in the orm of DD to Agricultural universities or ICAR institutions.

Candidates can click here to apply for AIEEA-UG through Onilne: Apply for AIEEA-UG through online

Candidates are informed that filled system generated application form(online form)/Offline form along with DD to “Controller of Examinations (Education), ICAR, Room No. 216, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi–110012″ on or before 15th Feb 2013 and for remote areas 22nd Feb 2013.

Candidates are informed that Admit card is available along with the application form which must be filled and retained by them till the process of completion of admission. Roll number,Date and venue will be displayed in the website which are to be filled in admit card by the candidate it self and the admit cards should be attested by the principal last attended or by a Gazetted officer.

Entrance exam will be held on 21st April 2013.Examination consists  of multiple choice type questions with negative marking.

Candidates can click here to view the syllabus for AIEEA-PG:Syllabus for AIEEA-PG conducted by ICAR

Note:Candidates are informed that based on merit obtained in AIEEA-PG 2013, they will be awarded ICAR-JRF(PGS) scholar ship(for about 475) in 20 major subject groups for two years in Agricultural Universities including State Agricultural Universities,

Candidates are informed that the results of AIEEA-PG are expected to be published in third week of May 2013. Selected candidates will be called for counselling as per the prescribed schedule.

Necessary certificates to be produced at the time of Counselling are :

  • Proof of date of birth – High School/ Class X Certificate.
  •  All Certificates and Mark sheets, grade reports in original, related to Class X, Class XII onwards.
  •  Provisional/ Degree certificates of qualifying graduate examination issued by the university. (Those who do not have the provisional/degree certificate, should produce documentary proof from their Registrar/ Dean of the college about their latest academic status clearly indicating final OGPA/ Percentage of marks and date of issue of Provisional / Degree Certificate.)
  •  In case of candidates from SC, ST and non-creamy layer of OBC categories, original Certificates as per Central Govt. requirements and issued by Competent Authority.
  •  Medical certificate in case of Physically Handicapped (PH) candidate issued by Medical Officer of any Government Hospital along with description of the kind of disability and the degree of disability.
  • Character Certificate from the Head of the institution last attended.
  •  Original candidate’s copy of the admit card and counseling call/invitation letter from ICAR.
  •  Three recent and clear passport size colour photographs same as pasted on the Application Form.
  • Domicile certificate in cases of candidates from States/Union Territories namely Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura for UPS categories.
  •  Authority letter/undertaking in the prescribed format (Annexure-III of IB) if the candidate is unable to attend the counselling personally.

Candidates are informed that if any seats remain vacant after the counselling the turn will be goes for the waiting list candidates. If any seats remains after the process of Admissions by ICAR. The remaining seats will be no further mentioned as ICAR seats and they will be filled up by the respective universities.

Candidates can click here to download the information bulletin for AIEEA-PG 2013: Download information bulletin for AIEEA -PG 2013 conducted by ICAR

SRF(PGS):

Candidates are informed that All India Competitive Examination for Senior Research Fellowship for admission to Ph.D programmes  was conducted ICAR as ICAR- SRF(PGS)-2013.

Eligibility criteria for Admission to Ph.D programmes and to attain ICAR SRF(PGS):

  • Candidates completed their Master’s Degree programme with a minimum of 55 %marks or equivalent OGPA from any recognized University in India and abroad would be eligible.
  • Candidates should be Between 21 and 30 years as on 21.04.2013

Candidates are informed that the applications should be available only online mode and other mode is acceptable. Applications will be available from 26th Dec 2012 to 15th Feb 2013.Application fee may be payed through system generated bank challan or by debit/credit card.

Candidates Can click here to apply through online for ICAR SRF(PGS) 2013: apply for SRF(PGS) 2013 by ICAR

Candidates should sent the print out of computer generated application form along with necessary documents to Controller of Examinations (Edn) ,Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Room No. 216, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II,Pusa, New Delhi- 110 012 on or before 15th Feb 2013 and for remote areas 22nd Feb 2013.

Necessary documents to be enclosed with the application form are as follows:

  •  Proof of payment of application fee
  •  Office copy of the duly attested admit card
  •  Caste certificate (SC/ST/OBC – wherever applicable)
  •  Certificate of PD/PH, wherever applicable
  •  Attested photocopy of (i)UG Degree (ii) PG Degree iii) UG Mark Sheet and iv) PG Mark Sheet

Admit cards for entrance examination will not be sent through posts and they can be downloaded from website after the third week of March.Roll number,Date and venue will be displayed in the website which are to be filled in admit card by the candidate it self and the admit cards should be attested by the principal last attended or by a Gazetted officer.

Candidates are informed that entrance examination will be held on 21st April 2013.Entrance examination consists of Paper-I and Paper-II.

Selection of candidates will be done as taking 75% of merit in entrance examination and 25% of Academic performance.The merit will be calculated by adding both the papers and 10% of  UG and 15% of PG academic performance.

Candidates can click here to view the syllabus for entrance examination SRF(PGS)2013: Syllabus for Entrance examination of SRF(PGS) 2013 conducted by ICAR

Syllabus mentioned above will also includes latest developments in Agriculture and Allied sciences and also in subjects of Entrance exam.

Candidates are informed that the candidates qualified in entrance examination but doesn’t mentioned in merit list can also get admission to Ph.D programmes but without SRF.

Candidates can click here to download the information bulletin for ICAR SRF(PGS) 2013: Download information bulletin for ICAR SRF (PGS)2013

For Details:

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Notification-AIEEA-UG/PG/SRF(PGS) 2013-ICAR