Mode of ExamOnline
Level of ExamNational Level

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will organize the All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA). The admission will be offered in agricultural courses to various colleges and universities.  It will be conducted to offer admission in UG & PG courses. It is a national level exam which is conducted once in every year.



Exam Name

Indian Council of Agricultural Research All India Entrance Examination

Popularly Known As


Conducted By

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Mode of Exam


Exam Level



Important Dates



Online application form begins from 

March 1, 2020

Last date to submit an online application form

June 30, 2020

Last date for application fee payment

June 30, 2020

Dates for Online Correction 

To be notified

Availability of admit card

To be notified

AIEEA Exam Date

June 1, 2020

Result Declared on

To be notified



Application Fees



General/ OBC/ UPS Category

INR 750

Reserved Category (SC/ ST/ PC)

INR 375

Eligibility Criteria

Here, we have mentioned the basic eligibility to appear in written exam along with educational eligibilities.

  • Nationality: Applying candidate must belong to Indian national.
  • Aadhaar Card: Aadhaar card is necessary to apply. Jammu & Kashmir, Assam and Meghalaya state candidates can apply without Adhaar card.

AIEEA UG (Except Veterinary Science) Courses:

  • Age Criteria: The minimum age of the candidate should be 16 years as on 31st August 2019.

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates pass the 12th or equivalent from a recognized board with PCM/PCB/PCMB/PCF subject combinations.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates of General/OBC/UPS category should secure 50% marks (40% for SC/ST/PC category candidates).
  • Appearing Candidates: Such candidates can apply.

AIEEA PG Courses:

  • Age Limit: The upper age limit to apply is 19 years as on 31st August, 2019.

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have bachelor’s degree in the respective field under the pattern of 10+2+5 (B.V. Sc. and A.H.), 10+2+4 and 10+6.
  • Those having bachelor’s degree in10+2+3 pattern can apply for IARI Pusa and NDRI Karnal.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate should have passed with 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PC categories) in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing Candidates: Final year candidates can also apply.

ICAR AIEEA 2020 Syllabus

Candidates can check the complete syllabus for UG and PG programmes offered through ICAR AIEEA entrance exam. The exam conducting authority provide the syllabus for every course offered in the university. The syllabus is prescribed differently for the UG & PG courses. Candidates can study as per the given official syllabus. Below candidates can check the subject-wise syllabus for UG & PG courses.

Syllabus for UG (AIEEA UG 2020) Programmes:

For Physics:

Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Gravitation, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Properties of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Behaviour 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, Atoms & Nuclei, Electronic Devices and Communication Systems.

For Chemistry:

Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Solid State, Solutions, Structure of Atom, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals): Group 1 and Group 2 elements, Preparation and properties of some important compounds, Some p-Block Elements: General Introduction to p-Block Elements: Group 13 elements, Group 14 elements Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles and Techniques, Hydrocarbons: Classification of hydrocarbons, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements: Group 15 elements, Group 16 elements, Group 17 elements, Group 18 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, Environmental Chemistry and Chemistry in Everyday life.

For Biology (Botany and Zoology):

The Living World, Unit of Life, Diversity of Life, Organisms and Environment, Multicellularity : Structure and Function-Plant Life, Multicellularity : Structure and Function-Animal Life, Continuity of Life, Origin and Evolution of Life and Application of Biology.

For Mathematics:

Sets and Functions, Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry, Linear Programming, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics & Probability, Statics and Dynamics.

For Agriculture:

Agrometeorology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Biochemistry and Microbiology, Livestock Production, Crop Production and Horticulture.

Syllabus for PG Programmes:

For Agri-Bussiness Management:

Agri-Business Management (MBA) and Agricultural Marketing & Cooperation (M.Sc.).

For Animal Sciences:

Animal Husbandry/Dairy Sci, Animal Genetics & Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Vety./Animal Physiology, Livestock Production Management, Livestock Products Technology, Poultry Science, Vety. & Animal Husbandry Extension, Livestock/ Veterinary/ Animal Husbandry Economics and Bio-Statistics.

For Veterinary Science:

Veterinary Anatomy/ Veterinary Anatomy & Histology, Veterinary Gynaecologyand Obstetrics/Ani. Reproduction, Vety. Medicine (Clinical/Preventive), Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Veterinary Pathology, Wildlife Science/ Wildlife Health Mgt., Very.Virology, Vety. Immunology, Veterinary Microbiology & Immunology/Bacteriology, Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology/Vety. Public Health/Vety.Epidemiology/ Vety. Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine.

For Agricultural Engineering and Technology:

Soil & Water Conservation Engg./Soil & Water Engg., Irrigation Drainage Engg,/Irrigation Water Mgmt.Engg., Post Harvest Technology/ Processing and FoodEngg., Farm Machinery and Power Engg. And Renewable Energy Engg.

For Horticulture:

Horticulture, Vegetable Crops or Sci. / Olericulture, 8.3: Pomology/ Fruit Sci., Fruit Sci. and Horticulture Technology, Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops, Floriculture & Landscaping Architecture, Plantation Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops.

For Physical Science:

Agricultural / Agro. Meteorology, Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry/ Soil Conservation and Water Management/ SWC/ Irrigation and Water Management, Agricultural Physics, Agricultural Chemicals and Environmental Science

For Plant Sciences:

Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology, Agricultural Microbiology/Microbiology, Seed Science & Technology and Plant Genetic Resources.

For Plant Biotechnology:

Plant Biochemistry/ Bio. Chem., Plant Biotechnology & Molecular Biology/Biotechnology and Plant /Crop Physiology.

AIEEA UG Exam Pattern Highlights


Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of Exam

Offline, Pen-Paper based test

Number of subjects

Any three of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology/Agriculture

Duration of exam

150 minutes

Number of questions

180 MCQs

Marking Scheme

4 marks for each question and 1-mark negative marking

Total Marks


Language of paper

English, Hindi


Paper wise and Sectional Pattern of AIEEA UG 2020

Candidates will get 150 minutes time duration to complete the paper. Candidates can choose Physics, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics/Biology/Agriculture. The table given below provides a brief of the section wise distribution of questions and marks:

Stream A

Stream B

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks
















AIEEA UG Chemistry

Important Topics in Chemistry

Topics in Chemistry

Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure

Periodic Properties of Elements and Hydrogen

D-Block and F-Block Elements

Coordination Compounds and Organometallics

Bonding and Molecular Structure

S-Block Elements and Principles of Metallurgy


Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry

States of Matter

P-Block Elements

Chemical Equilibrium


AIEEA UG 2017 Chemistry Analysis

  • The Chemistry Section of AIEEA UG 2017 was of moderate level in terms of difficulty.
  • Candidates did not find any question that was said to be difficult.
  • Physical Chemistry was given higher weightage in 2017.
  • The other parts of the Chemistry were asked equally and were slightly easier.

AIEEA UG Physics

AIEEA UG Physics Important Topics

Physics Important Topics

Introduction and Measurement

Description of Motion in 1,2, 3 Dimensions

Laws of Motion

Work, Energy and Power


Electromagnetic Induction



Heat and Thermodynamics

Oscillations and Waves

Mechanics of Solid and Fluids

Current Electricity

AIEEA UG 2017 Physics Analysis

  • Physics was also the moderate level section of AIEEA UG 2017.
  • Some questions were easy which could have been solved without any difficulty.
  • Some questions were calculation based too, which took some time.

AIEEA UG for Mathematics

Important Topics for AIEEA UG Mathematics

Important Topics for Mathematics

Sets, Relations and Functions

Trigonometric functions

Statistics and probability

Permutations, Combinations

Lines and Family of lines

Functions, Limits and continuity

Matrices and Determinants

Circles and Family of circles


Differential Equations

Indefinite Integrals

Definite Integrals

AIEEA UG 2017 Mathematics Analysis

  • The section had questions that were of moderate to difficult in the level of difficulty.
  • The questions were dominated by Algebra and Calculus topics.
  • A few tough questions were also there which took a little more time.

AIEEA UG Agriculture

Important Topics for AIEEA UG Agriculture

Topics for Agriculture




Genetics and Plant Breeding

Livestock Production

Crop Production



AIEEA UG 2017 Analysis for Agriculture

  • The section had questions that were easy to moderate in level of difficulty.
  • The questions were dominated from Microbiology, Horticulture and Agrometeorology topics.

AIEEA UG Biology

Important Topics for AIEEA UG Biology

Important Topics for Biology

Unit of Life

Diversity of Life

Organisms and Environment

Structure and Function-Plant Life

Structure and Function-Animal Life

Continuity of Life

Origin and Evolution of Life

Application of Biology


AIEEA UG 2017 Paper Analysis for Biology

  • The section had questions that were easy in level of difficulty.
  • The questions were dominated from topics like Unit of Life, Diversity of Life, Organisms and Environment etc.

AIEEA UG 2019 Preparation Books

Book Name



ICAR AIEEA-UG Agriculture Entrance Exam Guide

Ramesh Publishing House


B.Sc. Agriculture Entrance Exam

Arihant Experts


AIEEA UG 2019 Marking Scheme

AIEEA UG 2019 will have MCQ type of questions and all the questions will carry 4 marks each. Here is complete AIEEA UG Marking Scheme for your reference:

  • Total Questions- 180
  • Total Marks- 720
  • Marks for Each Correct Answer- +4 mark
  • Negative Marking- -1 mark
  • Questions Left Blank- No mark.

AIEEA UG Exam Pattern Overall Analysis

The level of questions asked in AIEEA UG is set as per the standard of 10+2 or equivalent exam. Every year the questions are asked in almost similar level of difficulty. Also, candidates get different sets having different questions. If we talk about overall analysis of AIEEA UG exam, the following table will explain it in a better way.




No. of Ques

Time (Min)

Difficulty Level





















AIEEA UG Exam Day Instructions

Candidates are advised to read important instructions and do’s and don’ts at AIEEA UG Exam Day:

  • Candidates should reach the test center 30 minutes before the test commences.
  • Candidates, who reach the test center more than 15 minutes after the scheduled test time, may not be allowed to take the test.
  • Candidates are required to bring admit card, photo identity and ball pen to the exam center.
  • Any type of gadget and calculators are strictly prohibited inside the exam center.
  • Visually Challenged applicants will get 50 minutes extra time to solve the test.


Application Start Date :

1st March 2020

Application End Date :

30th June 2020

Exam Date :

1st July 2020

Result Date :
Conducted By :

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Official Website : https://www.aieea.net