AICEE 2021: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card, Admissions

Last Modified on : 12 Jan 2022


The Veterinary Council of India (VCI) conducts the All India Common Entrance Exam, commonly known as AICEE, for admission to various UG programmes in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry. VCI is the apex body of all veterinary colleges in India. The Department of Animal Husbandry has instructed VCI to use NEET-UG qualified merit list for admission to the above-mentioned courses to fill up seats in renowned Veterinary Colleges for 15% AIQ (All India Quota), except the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Other criteria for the selection of the eligible students for admission to the Degree courses will be as per VCI’s Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education. Here are the details on eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, important dates and more for the AICEE 2021.

VCI AICEE 2021 Latest Update – The Council will conduct AICEE 2021 in May. The notification for the AICEE 2021 registration will be published online as well as offline (in all the leading newspapers). The application form will be available in March 2021. The last date to submit the same at the designated centre or at the official website will be April 2021.

AICEE 2021 Overview

Exam Name

All India Common Entrance Examination

Commonly Known as



Veterinary Council of India (VCI)


Admission to 1st year B.V.Sc. & A.H.

Exam Level

National Level

Exam Mode


Application Mode

Online and Offline

Exam Type


Official Website

Exam Commences

2nd Week of May 2021

AICEE Exam 2021 Important Dates

AICEE 2021 Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Release of online/ offline notification

March 2021

Availability of registration/ application form

March 2021

Closing date of application form submission

April 2021

Closing date of application form submission for applicants from remote areas like Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Lahaul, Pangi, Spiti, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Tripura

April 2021

Availability of admit card

May 2021

AICEE 2021 Exam Commencement Date

2nd week of May 2021

Result declaration

June 2021

Counselling begins

July 2021

AICEE Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

AICEE Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

The 3.30-hour exam contains 200 multiple choice questions carrying 200 marks. The questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry and Biology from the syllabus of the 12th class.



Mode of exam

Pen and paper-based (offline)

Nature of question

Objective type questions

Number of questions


Total marks


Marking scheme

1 mark for each question

Negative marking

No scheme of negative marking.

AICEE Exam 2021 Syllabus (Updated)

The AICEE syllabus 2021 will include topics from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It is advised that the applicants should get well-versed with the syllabus of Class 11th and 12th.

AICEE Exam 2021 Eligibility

Nationality –

  • The applicant should be an Indian.
  • Applicants from Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry course under 15% All India Quota.
  • However, students residing in J&K, but not permanent residents of the state are eligible to take admission for the said course under 15% AIQ.
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) are eligible for AICEE 2021. They can complete the registration process for counselling for 15% AIQ. They will be considered under the general category.

Academic Qualification –

  • Candidates must have passed the qualifying exam, i.e. the 12th standard with English, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology and Chemistry as compulsory subjects.
  • They must have qualified in each subject with 50% marks in aggregate. For the reserved category applicants (SC/ST), the minimum qualifying marks required is 45%.
  • Those who will be taking their 12th Class exam in 2021 can also submit the form.
  • Students who have studied abroad need to produce a certificate from AIU (Association of Indian Universities) at the time of admission at the allotted Institute or College.

Age Limit -

  • The students must not be less than 17 years of age at the time of applying.

Physical Disability –

If the applicant suffers from the underneath disability, he won’t be given admission to the above-mentioned course including under 15% reserve quota. The disabilities are –

  • Upper limb disability
  • Lower limb disability (more than 50%)
  • Whole body disability (more than 50%)
  • Progressive disability like myopathies, etc.
  • Hearing and visually handicapped

Seat Reservation under 15% AIQ in Veterinary Colleges –

  • 5% seats reserved for students with disabilities
  • 7.5% seats for ST students
  • 15% seats for SC students
  • 27% for non-creamy layer OBC applicants

Recommended Books for AICEE Exam

AICEE Exam 2021 Application Process

  • The application form and the information bulletin can be obtained from the Veterinary Council of India located in New Delhi by paying the requested application fee.
  • The application fee should be paid in the form of a bank demand draft in favour of the Veterinary Council of India at the following address -
Veterinary Council of India

16 /15 W.E.A Arya Samaj Road

Opposite Sat Bhrawan School Karol Bagh,

New Delhi 110005.
  • The demand draft should be made from any scheduled bank of India including SBI (State Bank of India).
  • Along with the demand draft, an applicant should also attach two plain papers on which the applicant's full address along with the Pin code should be mentioned. Besides, one envelope of the size 24 cm x 18 cm must be attached. The envelope should be self-addressed and should not be stamped.
  • The request for the application form as mentioned above will be sent to the office of the Council by post.
  • Candidates can also collect the application form directly from the office of the Council.
  • The duly filled application form should reach the Council on or before the last date of the submission.

Application Procedure for Applicants of Andaman and Nicobar and Jammu and Kashmir

  • An applicant from Andaman and Nicobar can obtain the application form from the registrar of the Veterinary Council of Andaman and Nicobar, Directorate of Animal husbandry, Veterinary Science, Post Box number 2, Port Blair 744102.
  • The last date for the submission of the application form will be extended for 15 more days in favour of the candidates from the far-flung areas of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands, Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Other Details

AICEE 2021 Admit card

The Veterinary Council of India will issue the AICEE admit card 2021 in the month of May. The admit card will carry the details of the centre of examination time and address. In case of discrepancy, contact the officials immediately. The hall ticket needs to be produced at the exam centre along with photo ID proof.

AICEE 2021 Result

The Council will release the All India Common Entrance Examination (AICEE) Result 2021 in June. It can be accessed on the official web portal of the Veterinary Council of India.

AICEE 2021 Counselling

The VCI official web portal states, “Only the candidates who have registered for online counselling shall be eligible for allotment of seats under All India Quota ''. The qualified candidates will have to register for the first round of counselling in July 2021. Fees need to be paid through NEFT or RTGS. The counselling procedure for round 1 includes –

  • Publication of seats under 15% AIQ
  • Online registration – choice filling or choice locking
  • Payment
  • Seat allotment process
  • Physical reporting at allotted college

Round 2 Counselling Process Includes –

  • Release of vacant seats
  • Seat allotment process
  • Result declaration
  • Physical reporting at allotted college

AICEE 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

AICEE is conducted for admission to the Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) course. The entrance exam is scheduled to be held in May 2021. Here are the answers to the important queries related to the exam.

Q: Have the officials announced the AICEE 2021 exam date?

A: It is expected that AICEE 2021 will be conducted in May.

Q: I have heard that the NEET-UG 2021 score would be taken into consideration for AICEE 2021 admission. What are the other criteria for admission?

A: We urge you to check the eligibility section for admission to the Bachelor Degree under 15% AIQ on the exam page.

Q: Who can apply for the All India Common Entrance Examination 2021?

A: Applicants with 50% marks in aggregate in the 12th class or equivalent from a recognised university or board.

Q: What should be the minimum aggregate marks for the reserved category candidates to apply for this exam?

A: An applicant belonging to the reserved category is required to have scored minimum aggregate marks of 40%.

Q: What is the minimum age limit for the exam?

A: A candidate should not be less than 17 years of age.

Q: Is there a provision for foreign nationals to appear in the test?

A: The OCI/PIO candidates can apply for the exam.

Q: What is the mode of the AICEE exam?

A: It is a pen and paper-based exam.

Q: When will the AICEE counselling process in 2021 start?

A: It will start in July 2021. There will be two rounds – Round 1 and Round 2.


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