ICAR NET Eligibility Criteria 2020

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Eligibility Qualifications at 10+2 Examination for Degree Programs

Table Supporting: EligibilityQualificationsat102ExaminationforDegreePrograms

Code No.

Degree Program for Admission

Subjects which the candidate must

have passed in 10+2 Examination

Subjects to be attempted in the Entrance Examination

01

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

PCB/PCMB/ PCM/Inter-Agriculture

PCB/PCM/PCA/ABC

02

B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture

PCB/PCMB/PCM/Inter-Agriculture

PCB/PCM/PCA/ABC

03

B.F.Sc.

PCB/PCMB/ Inter-Agriculture

PCB/PCA/ABC

04

B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry

PCB/PCMB/ Inter-Agriculture

PCB/PCA/ABC

05

B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science

PCB/ PCMB/ PCM

PCB/PCM

06

Food Nutrition and Dietetics*

PCB/ PCMB/ PCM

PCB/PCM

07

B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture

PCB/ PCMB/ PCM

PCB/PCM

08

B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering

PCM/ PCMB

PCM

09

B. Tech. Dairy Technology

PCM/PCMB

PCM

10

B. Tech. Food Technology

PCM/PCMB

PCM

11

B. Tech. Bio- Technology

PCM/PCMB/PCB

PCM/PCB

P= Physics, C= Chemistry, B= Biology, M= Mathematics, A= Agriculture

Age Limit

Indian Nationals of at least 16 years of age as on 31st August 2020 are eligible to apply for the examination. No relaxation is admissible regarding the minimum age limit.

NTA ICAR AIEEA (PG)

Students for 25% seats in Master degree programs in AUs are admitted through AIEEA (PG). All (100%) seats of the four ICAR-DUs namely, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) and Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) are also filled up through the same examination.

Age Limit

Indian Nationals not below 19 years as on 31st August 2020 (i.e., candidate should not have been born after 01.09.2001) are eligible to appear in the examination. No relaxation is permissible regarding the minimum age limit.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have passed Bachelor degree examination securing Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) of at least 6.60/10.00 in ten-point scale, 3.25/5.00 in five-point scale, 2.60/4.00 in four-point scale for General, OBC, UPS and EWS categories whereas for SC/ST/Person with Disability (PwD) candidates, the said requirement is an OGPA of at least 5.60/10.00, 2.75/5.00, 2.20/4.40, 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, UPS and EWS categories whereas for SC/ST/PwD categories the requirement is 50% marks. (Please note that equivalence between OGPA and % marks will not be acceptable).

There will be no rounding-off of the OGPA/percentage of marks of qualifying examination while deciding the basic eligibility of any candidate for admission e.g. if a candidate obtained 49.99% marks in his/her qualifying examination, then it will not be rounded-off to 50%.

NTA ICAR AICE-JRF/SRF (Ph.D)

admissions to 25% seats (100% seats of Dr. RPCAU, Pusa and ICAR-DUs, viz ICAR-IVRI, IARI, CIFE and NDRI) of accredited doctoral degree programs will be granted at accredited colleges in accredited Agricultural Universities under the ICAR-AU system. Further, not more than 40% candidates from any one state shall be admitted in any agricultural university/subject under a particular category.

Age Limit

Indian Nationals of at least 20 years of age as on 01.06.2020 (i.e. the date of examination)are eligible to apply for the examination. No relaxation is permissible regarding the minimum age limit.

Educational Qualification

Minimum OGPA/Marks in the Eligibility Examination required to appear in AICE-JRF/SRF:

Table Supporting: EducationalQualification

Categories/ Scale

OGPA

Marks Secured

10 point Scale

5 point scale

4 point scale

Percent (100 Point)

General, OBC (NCL) and UPS/ EWS

6.5

3.25

2.6

60

SC/ST/PwD

5.5

2.75

2.2

50