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How to Get Admission in B.Sc Agriculture/ UG Agriculture Courses without Entrance Exam?

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: August 24, 2020 02:25 pm IST | ICAR AIEEA

ICAR AIEEA is the national-level exam for UG Agriculture courses. Find answers for How to get Admission without ICAR AIEEA score and How to get admission in Agriculture courses without a valid rank in state-level entrance exams. 

How to Get Admission in B.Sc Agriculture/ UG Agriculture Courses without Entrance Exam

B.Sc Agriculture is one of the popular courses in India, and the demand for admission in these courses has been increasing. ICAR AIEEA is the national level entrance exam for admission in Under Graduate agriculture courses. Apart from the national level, there are different state-level entrance exams that grant admission in Agriculture courses at UG level. There are always queries and doubts from the students that how can he/she get admission in Agriculture courses without entrance exam. You can check the information on ‘How to get Admission without ICAR AIEEA score?’, ‘How to get admission in Agriculture courses without a valid rank in state-level entrance exams?’

List of UG Courses in Agriculture

Different UG courses available in the field of Agriculture can be checked below –

B.Sc Agriculture

B.Sc Horticulture


B.Sc Forestry

B.Sc Community Service

B.Sc Food Nutrition and Dietetics

B.Sc Sericulture

B.Tech Agriculture Engineering

B.Tech Dairy Technology

B.Tech Food Technology

B.Tech in Bio-Technology


Steps Get Admission in UG Agriculture Courses without ICAR AIEEA?

ICAR AIEEA is the national-level entrance exam for admission in UG agriculture courses across the country. However, the entrance exam is only conducted for admission in 15% seats in various Agricultural Universities or participating institutes. The rest of the seats are filled under state quota, as per the admission rules of the state government.

Alternative Exams other than ICAR AIEEA

If you are not applying for ICAR AIEEA exam, you can get admission through state-level entrance exams. Some of the state-level exams for admission in Agriculture courses are –








Bihar B.Sc Agriculture Entrance Exam

Apart from the above, there are different entrance exams in various states. You can appear for the respective state entrance exam to get admission in UG Agriculture course. You will have to note that though the state-level entrance exam, you can take admission in the respective state only.

Direct Admission without ICAR AIEEA

You can apply for various private Agriculture colleges in India without ICAR AIEEA score. These colleges admit students on the basis of Class 12th marks. However, the candidates must have studied Biology as one of the subjects in Class 12th. Some of the top private engineering colleges in India that grant admission in B.Sc Agriculture course without an entrance exam are as follows –

Jagannath University, Jaipur

SHIATS Allahabad

Vanavarayar Institute of Agriculture - Coimbatore

Chandigarh University

Centurion University of Technology and Management – Bhubaneswar

Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur

Lovely Professional University (LPU)


Direct Admission vs ICAR AIEEA-Based Admission

As experts, we suggest that it is better to appear for the ICAR AIEEA entrance exam. If you think you have not scored enough marks for admission in top private college, you can go for direct admission option. However, the competition for the admission will be high, and the admission will be solely based on merit. You should have a decent percentage in Class 12th to get admission in a top private college.

Steps to Get Admission in UG Agriculture Courses without State-Level Exam Score/ Rank?

Most students appear for state-level entrance exams for admission in UG Agriculture courses. Most private colleges in states offer B.Sc Agriculture course and B.Tech Agriculture Engineering. Government colleges mostly offer courses like Horticulture, Forestry and Sericulture. Certain states like Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Haryana do not conduct an entrance exam for Agriculture admission, and the admissions are based on online counselling.

If you are appearing for a state-level entrance exam, you must score minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for the counselling process. The admission will be granted based on the marks or rank in the entrance exam.

There is an option through which you can get direct admission in private colleges located in various states. These colleges reserved some seats under management quota. Admissions to these courses are based on Class 12th marks, and entrance exam score is not mandatory for the same. For such admissions, you can directly visit the college to seek admission.

If you are looking for direct admission in top private agriculture colleges in India, you can fill the Common Application Form on our website. We will get in touch with you and guide you through the admission process.

You can also check the links below for additional details –

TNAU UG Agriculture Admission Dates 2020

List of Agriculture Colleges in India

List of Horticulture Colleges in India

List of Dairy Technology Colleges in India

List of Sericulture Colleges in India

List of Top Agriculture Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

List of Top Agriculture Colleges in Maharashtra

List of Top Agriculture Colleges in Tamil Nadu

List of Top Agriculture Colleges in Punjab

List of Top Agriculture Colleges in Uttaranchal

For the latest updates on UG Agriculture admission 2020, stay tuned to CollegeDekho.


Can I get direct admission in government universities without entrance exam?

Students can’t get direct admission in government universities/ colleges without entrance exam. The candidates will have to either appear for ICAR AIEEA/ state-level exam.

How many marks should I score in state-level agriculture exam to get admission?

The minimum qualifying for General category in various state-level entrance exams is 25%, while the same for SC/ ST categories is the non-zero score.

an I appear for both ICAR AIEEA and State-level Agriculture Entrance Exam?

Students can appear for both ICAR AIEEA and state-level entrance exam. However, ICAR AIEEA score is valid for only 15% of seats in agriculture universities or participating institutes.


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Jayita Ekka, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear student,

If you are interested in studying B. Sc in Agriculture, then you may want to explore the following colleges in Agriculture studies:

While most colleges offer admission to B. Sc Agriculture courses basis an entrance exam, there are also some colleges that offer B.Sc Agriculture admission without any entrance exam. So you may want to explore both options. 

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