The centeralised admission to 25% of the seats (subject to at least one seat for each discipline having Ph.D. degree programme in the University) of Ph.D degree programmes is in the universities under the ICAR - AU system was introduced in the Academic Session 2015 - 16. For the academic session 2019 - 20 admissions to 25% seats (100% in CAUs and ICAR - DU, viz ICAR - IVRI) accredited doctoral degree programmes will be granted at accredited colleges in accredited Agricultural Universities under the ICARAU system. The admissions to the three ICAR - Deemed - to - be -Universities, viz. IARI, NDRI and CIFE will not be made through AICE - JRF / SRF (PGS) - 2019 examination as 100% seats for Ph.D. programmes in these ICAR - DUs will be filled - up through their own entrance examination.
General Eligibility Criteria:
Indian nationals who have passed Master’s Degree programme with a minimum of Overall Grade Point Average (OGPA) as shown in Table 2 from any recognized University in India and abroad would be eligible to apply for the AICE – JRF / SRF (PGS). Candidates passed out from private Agricultural Universities / Colleges not accredited by ICAR will not be considered for admission through this examination. Further, in case any degree from a particular college / university is not considered for admission by an Agricultural University or any particular college / university has been derecognized by VCI / UGC / ICAR or due to any Court directives (present or future) will not be responsible for admitting students of that college / university in the Universities not willing to admit such candidates. In other cases, where grade - points are not awarded and only marks are awarded, the candidate must have secured a minimum percent score as shown in the table below.
Age Limit :
Indian Nationals of at least 20 years of age as on 01.07.2019 (i.e. the date of examination) are eligible to apply for the examination. No relaxation is permissible regarding the minimum age limit.
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|01/07/2019||Port Blair, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Itanagar, Naharlagun, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Arrah, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Chandigarh, Bilaspur, Raipur, Delhi, Panaji, Anand, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Karnal, Kangra, Solan, Jammu, Srinagar, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli, Shimoga, Alappuzha, Idukki, Kannur, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Pune, Imphal, Shillong, Aizawl, Kohima, Bhubaneswar, Ganjam, Sambalpur, Bathinda, Ludhiana, Mohali, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Gangtok, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Dehradun, Haldwani, Asansol, Kolkata, Siliguri|
|Events||Start Date||Last Date|
|Application Form||01/04/2019||08/05/2019 05:25 pm|
|Application Form Correction||13/05/2019||20/05/2019 05:20 pm|
|Admit Card Release Date||05/06/2019||-|
|ICAR AICE - JRF / SRF (PGS) 2019 Exam Date||
Online Dates |
|Declaration of result||17/07/2019||-|
Timing of Examination: 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
General / Unreserved, Other Backward Classes (OBC) - (NCL) & UPS / EWS
|SC / ST / PwD / Transgender||Rs. 850/-|
Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No for future reference
Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (between 10 kb - 200 kb) and Candidate’s Signature (between 4 kb - 30kb) in JPG / JPEG format.
Make payment of fee using suitable mode of payment through bank as per details given in this section and keep proof of fee paid.
Print at least three copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee
Last date of successful transaction of fee through Credit / Debit Card / NetBanking upto 11:50 pm through e - challan upto bank hours of 01 May, 2019
Method of Fee Payment:
The test of AICE - JRF / SRF (PGS) has a single paper of 3 hrs duration. Details of the test are as given below:
Test would consist of two major subtests.
Subtest / Section A: First 20 MCQs are common to all 16 major subjects. The questions assess the level of candidate’s awareness about the environment and its application to the society. The questions are based on general knowledge in the domain of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Fisheries and Allied Sciences, etc. including current events and matters of everyday observation and experience.
Subtest / Section B: Remaining 180 MCQs belong to Major Subject Group, as applicable; and are based on the syllabus of different sub - subjects listed under that Major Subject Group.
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Important Instruction For Candidates:
Candidates are NOT allowed to carry Instrument / Geometry / Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, any kind of Paper / Stationery / Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone / Ear Phone / Microphone / Pager, Calculator, DocuPen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera, Tape Recorder, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets / devices in the Examination Hall / Room. Diabetic students will be allowed to carry eatables like sugar tablets / fruits (like banana / apple / orange) and transparent water bottle to the Examination Hall. However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolates / candy / sandwich etc.
The candidate has to download the e - Admit Card from the NTA website w.e.f. 05 June, 2019 onwards and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date and Shift (Timing) as indicated in their e - Admit Card.
No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center, on Date and Timings other than that allotted in the e - Admit card.
In case candidates are unable to download e - Admit Cards from the website, the candidate should approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm from 05 June, 2019 to 30 June, 2019.
In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his / her photograph and signatures shown in the e - Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm between 05 June, 2019 to 30 June, 2019. In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded e - Admit Card. However, NTA will take necessary action to make correction in the record later.
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Display of recorded responses and Answer key for Challenges
Declaration of Result:
No Re-checking or Re - evaluation Policy :
No representation for re - evaluation / re - checking of answer scripts shall be entertained after the declaration of results, because candidates are given opportunity to evaluate their own recorded responses and challenge discrepancies, if any before finalizing final answer key and declaration of the result.