NTA to Conduct ICAR Admission Tests for Agricultural and Allied Courses - Registrations from 1 April

Published on : 1st April 2019    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt

The National Testing Agency will be conducting the All India Entrance Exam for Admission (AIEEA) to Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in agriculture and allied fields. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has entrusted NTA with the responsibility of conducting the exam on its behalf. Earlier, ICAR was the exam conducting authority for AIEEA.

As per the official notification released by NTA,

“The conduct of the ICAR-AIEEA (UG), ICAR-AIEEA (PG) & ICAR-AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) examinations have been entrusted to the NTA by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).”

Candidates can check out the official notice here.

NTA AIEEA 2019 Exam Schedule

Exam Events

Important Dates

Availability of Information Bulletin

1st April 2019

 Online application process begins

1st April 2019

Online application process ends

30th April 2019

Last date to make fee payment

1st May 2019


1st July 2019

For detailed information bulletin candidates must visit the official NTA website or NTA ICAR website.

NTA AIEEA 2019 Exam Pattern

NTA will be conducting the AIEEA (UG), AIEEA (PG), and AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) on 1st July 2019. The details of every single paper are as follows:

Exam Name

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks





2 ½ hours (150 minutes)




2 ½ hours (150 minutes)


200 (20+180)

800 (80+720)

3 hours (180 minutes)

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All the exams will be conducted through a computer-based mode.

NTA was established as an independent and self-sustained testing organization for conducting the national level entrance examinations. JEE Main, UGC NET, NEET, GPAT, CMAT, NCHM JEE are the exams covered by the agency till now.

About the Author: Himanshu Basant Bhatt

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