The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the new exam conducting authority of All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA). NTA has been established by Ministry of Human Resource Development as an autonomous, self- sustained, self- reliant premier testing organisation. From 2019 onwards, The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct ICAR- AIEEA (UG), ICAR- AIEEA (PG) and ICAR- AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS) exams. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has entrusted the responsibility of conducting All India Entrance Examinations for admission to UG, PG & Ph.D Courses in AUs, and award of scholarships and fellowships to the NTA. NTA aims to improve equity and quality in the education system for smooth teaching and learning process.