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ICAR AIEEA Exam Pattern 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 12 Jan, 2021 10:46

Registration Starts On July 25, 2021

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ICAR AIEEA 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of ICAR AIEEA 2021 defines the structure and the overall pattern of the question paper. With the help of the exam pattern, candidates will know all the details regarding paper mode, the time duration of the entrance exam, question paper medium, marking scheme, etc. Candidates appearing for AIEEA 2021 should go through the exam pattern in detail not only to gain a proper understanding of the entrance examination but it will also help in preparing well for the entrance examination.  As per the pattern of ICAR AIEEA 2021, the examination will be conducted in a computer-based format, and candidates will have to attempt questions within a duration of 2 hours 30 minutes for UG courses. The duration for PG and Ph.D courses will be 2 hours. There will also be negative marking in ICAR AIEEA 2021 for subjects in each stream of the examination. Candidates are informed that for each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted in the entrance examination.

Check out the detailed ICAR AIEEA 2021 exam pattern explained in the below sections.

Table of Contents

ICAR AIEEA UG Exam PatternICAR AIEEA PG Exam Pattern
ICAR AIEEA Ph.D Exam PatternHighlights of ICAR AIEEA Exam Pattern
ICAR AIEEA Marking SchemeInstructions for Computer-Based Test

ICAR AIEEA UG 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of ICAR AIEEA 2021 for UG courses is as follows -

Mode of ExamComputer-Based Test
Duration150 Minutes (2 Hours & 30 Minutes)
Subject CombinationsPCB, PCM, PCA and ABC
Total No. of Questions150
Total Marks600
Marks for Each Question4
Negative Mark for Wrong Answer-1

ICAR AIEEA UG Exam Pattern

ICAR AIEEA PG 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of ICAR AIEEA 2021 for PG courses is as follows -

  • The time duration for attempting the exam is 2 hours (120 minutes)
  • In the AIEEA PG question paper, there is a one question paper for each of the 20 major subject-groups, which includes 150 multiple choices objective type of questions, each of which has four options.

  • Apart from this, there are 10 cross-matching type questions, each having five sub-questions for every subject-group paper.

  • The 20 major subject groups are: Plant Biotechnology, Plant Sciences, Physical Science, Entomology and Nematology, Agronomy, Social Sciences, Statistical Sciences, Horticulture, Forestry/Agroforestry and Silviculture, Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Water Science & Technology, Community Science (erstwhile Home Science), Animal Biotechnology, Veterinary Science, Animal Sciences, Fisheries Science, Dairy Science, Dairy Technology, Food Science Technology & Agri-Business Management.

  • In each subject-group, 120 multiple choice objective type questions are numbered respectively 1- 150

  • AIEEA PG 2020 consists of 480 marks in total.

  • Each correctly answered multiple-choice objective type question awarded as 4 marks, 

  • For each incorrectly answered multiple-choice objective type question, 1 mark is deducted

  • No marks are awarded for un-attempted questions.

ICAR AIEEA Ph.D. 2021 Exam Pattern

  • The time duration for attempting the exam is 2 hours.
  • Total of 120 questions will be asked in the paper (Section A: 20, section B 50 and section C: 50)
  • AIEEA Ph.D. 2021 consists of 480 marks in total.
  • In the AIEEA Ph.D. question paper, there are 3 sections

Section A

  •  This section is based on General Knowledge.
  • The section comprises 20 multiple types of questions (objective type).

  • For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 4 marks and a negative marking of 1. 

  • Maximum marks in the section will be 80

  • The questions are based on General Knowledge in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Fisheries and Allied Sciences, etc. including current events and such matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected to be known to a research scholar.

      Section B: 

  • Core Group containing the specialized Subject opted by the candidate for Ph.D

  • The section comprises 50 multiple types of questions (objective type).
  • Maximum marks in the section will be 200. 

  • For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 4 marks and a negative marking of 1. 

Section C:

  • It contains questions from Specialized Subject opted by the candidate for Ph.D
  • The question paper comprises 50 multiple types of questions (objective type).
  • Maximum marks in the section will be 200. 
  • For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 4 marks and a negative marking of 1. 

Highlights of ICAR AIEEA 2021 Exam Pattern

In order to get a clear picture of the ICAR AIEEA 2021 entrance exam, the candidates must have a deep understanding of the entrance examination.  These exam pattern highlights of ICAR AIEEA 2020 will help the candidates with all the information they require to ace the entrance examination with flying colors. 

Details

Particulars

Duration of Entrance Examination

2½ Hours (150 Minutes) for UG and 2 Hours for PG

Mode of Entrance Examination

Online Mode 

Type of Questions

Multiple-choice Questions (MCQs) with 4 options

Marking Scheme in the Entrance Examination 

4 marks for each correct response 

 -1 for each incorrect response (negative scoring)  

0 for non attempt

Number of Subjects

Any three of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology/Agriculture 

Medium of Paper 

English & Hindi

Marking Scheme of ICAR AIEEA 2021 (UG and PG)

The ICAR AIEEA 2021 marking scheme have been mentioned below for all the candidates who are aspiring to appear in the entrance exam:

  • There will be 600 maximum marks in the entrance examination for UG courses.

  • There will be 480 maximum marks in the entrance examination for PG courses.

  • Candidates will get 4 marks for each correct answer in the entrance examination.

  • Candidates will lose 1 mark for each incorrect response.

  • Candidates will neither get nor lose any mark for unresponsive questions.

How to Appear in the ICAR AIEEA 2020 Computer Based Test (CBT)

National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the major examinations online where the candidates will be allocated a computer terminal (node) against their e-Admit Card for ICAR AIEAA 2020 and Roll Number. It is mandatory for the candidates to sit in front of the computer terminal allocated to them in order to appear for the computer-based test. All the detailed instructions regarding the examination will be dispersed to the candidates once they log-in from the node they have been allocated. The candidates will be able to see the questions on their respective computer screens as soon as the clock indicates the start of the examination. The candidates can alter their answers to the questions asked for the entire duration of the examination.

The detailed procedure for appearing in the ICAR AIEEA 2020 CBT

Test Practice Centres (TPCs)-NTA

The Test Practice Centres (TPCs) set up by the National Testing Agency (NTA) facilitates the candidates belonging to the rural areas to get used to the format of the Computer Based Test (CBT). The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has made it mandatory for the NTA to set up similar free of cost facilities in the remote and rural areas of the country. In order to apply for the nearest TPC, the candidates have to register themselves on the official website of NTA. Through the TPCs, the candidates will be able to familiarise themselves with the working of the system like navigating between the questions, logging into the system etc.

How to Register for a TPC

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Related Questions

Has the ICAR AIEEA UG exam 2021 application form been released?

-bilshanUpdated on July 02, 2021 06:12 PM
  • 1 Answer
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, ICAR AIEEA UG 2021 exam application form is not out yet. NTA has not declared when it wants to commence the application process for the current academic year. You are requested to keep visiting the official website at regular intervals for all the latest updates and notifications or visit our exam page - ICAR AIEEA (UG/PG) 2021 for more details and the tentative schedule.

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I have got 167 Mark's in ICAR UG exam will I get the seat?

- Sanjana Updated on December 10, 2020 12:43 AM
  • 3 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

For ICAR AIEEA, you should target to score above 200 marks to get a college. Since your score is below 200, it might be difficult to get a seat in a good college for admission. However, it also depends on your category (General/ OBC/ SC/ ST). Since you have not mentioned which category you are from, you can check the below table for ICAR AIEEA Cutoff 2020 which will help you get an idea:

ICAR AIEEA 2020 Cutoff:

Category

Cutoff Score Range

General

300-350

SC

250-300

ST

200-250

OBC/ EWS

300-320

Also, check the ICAR AIEEA Cutoff 2020 ...

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I got 467 mark in ICAR. can I get a good college?

-Anil Updated on December 05, 2020 12:36 PM
  • 2 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

For ICAR AIEEA, if you have a score above 200, you can easily get a good college. Your score is excellent with which you can get some of the top institutes for the admission. However, it also depends on the category you belong to(General/ OBC/ SC/ ST). Since you have not mentioned which category you are from, you can check the below table for ICAR AIEEA Cutoff 2020 which will help you get an idea:

ICAR AIEEA 2020 Cutoff:

Category

Cutoff Score Range

General

300-350

SC

250-300

ST

200-250

OBC/ EWS

300-320

You can also check the ...

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FAQs about ICAR AIEEA Exam Pattern

What are the subject combinations available in ICAR AIEEA UG?

The subject combinations in ICAR AIEEA UG are PCB, PCM, PCA and ABC.

Is there a negative mark for unattempted questions in ICAR AIEEA?

There is no negative marking for unattempted questions in ICAR AIEEA.

Is there a negative marking in ICAR AIEEA?

There is a negative marking in ICAR AIEEA, and each wrong attempt will have a deduction of -1.

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