INDIAN COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH (EDUCATION DIVISION) ICAR's 14 FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES (AIEEA-PG-2009) IN AGRICULTURE, VETERINARY AND ALLIED SCIENCES FOR THE ACADEMIC SESSION 2009-10 AND AWARD OF ICAR-JRF(PGS) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) invites applications, in prescribed form, from Indian Nationals, for its 14 Important Dates: Date and Venue of Examination: Receipt of filled-in Application Forms: (non-remote areas): On or before Receipt of filled-in Application Forms: (remote areas): On or before Sale of Information Bulletin with Application Forms: Eligibility Criteria Age:
INDIAN COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
ICAR's 14th ALL INDIA ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMMES (AIEEA-PG-2009)
IN AGRICULTURE, VETERINARY AND ALLIED SCIENCES
FOR THE ACADEMIC SESSION 2009-10 AND AWARD OF ICAR-JRF(PGS)
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) invites applications, in prescribed form, from Indian Nationals, for its 14th All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA-PG-2009) to 100% seats at ICAR-DUs (IARI, IVRI, CIFE, NDRI) and 25% seats at all the State Agricultural Universities, AAIDU, Allahabad, CAU, Imphal, Central Universities with agricultural faculty namely, BHU, AMU, Visva Bharati and Nagaland University, for Master's degree programmes in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Agri. Engineering, Home Science, Social Sciences, Dairy, Fisheries, Veterinary, and Allied Sciences for the Academic Session 2009-10 and award of ICAR's Junior Research Fellowships (ICAR-JRF(PGS)). Some details are given below (additional details are in the Information Bulletin):
Date and Venue of Examination:Saturday, the 16th May 2009 (Time: 10:00-12:30 hours) at centers/cities stated in the Information Bulletin.
Receipt of filled-in Application Forms: (non-remote areas): On or before7th April 2009
Receipt of filled-in Application Forms: (remote areas): On or before14th April 2009.
Sale of Information Bulletin with Application Forms:20th February 2009 to 31st March 2009
Age:Not less than 19 years as on 31st August 2009.
For admission in the subject of Veterinary Sciences, candidates must have completed B.V.Sc.&A.H. with Internship before the date of registration in the University or August 31, 2009 whichever is earlier.
It may be noted that the candidate has to fulfill the eligibility criteria of the admitting University for the admission at the time of counseling. (Candidates appearing in the final year examination of Bachelor degree will have to submit certificates/provisional mark sheets signed by the Registrar of the University of their having completing the degree in all respects on the date of counseling or else they will be summarily disqualified).
Reservation: As per Govt. of India directives. 15% seats in all subjects will be reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribes (ST), 3% for Physically Handicapped (PH), and 2% for candidates from Under-Privileged States (UPS). Reservation for OBC in four Central Universities (NDRI, CAU, BHU and Viswa Bharati) will be as per Government of India directives/University rules.
Duration of Course: Two Academic years for 10+2+4 students. Students from Basic sciences with 10+2+3 programme can also apply for some subjects/locations but course duration in such cases is three years.
Cost of Information Bulletin with Application Form: Rs. 500/- + Rs. 25/-(Sale Charges) for General, OBC and UPS categories and Rs. 250/- + Rs. 25/- (Sale Charges) for S.C., S.T., and P.H. categories
•From Registrars of CAU, Imphal (Manipur) and State Agricultural Universities viz. ANGRAU, Hyderabad (A.P.), Anand Agricultural University, Anand (Gujarat), AAU, Jorhat (Assam), BCKVV, Mohanpur, Distt. Nadia (W.B.), BAU, Kanke, Ranchi (Jharkhand), CSUA&T, Kanpur (U.P.), CCS HAU, Hisar (Haryana), CSKHPKVV, Palampur (H.P.), Dr. BSKKV, Dapoli (M.S.), Dr. PDKV, Krushinagar, Akola (M.S.), Dr. YSPUH&F, Nauni, Solan (H.P.), GBPUA&T Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), GADVASU, Ludhiana, IGKVV, Raipur (Chhatisgarh), JNKVV, Jabalpur (M.P.), Junagadh Agri. University, Junagadh (Gujarat), KVA&FSU Bidar, KAU, Vellanikkara, Thrissur (Kerala), MPUA&T, Udaipur (Rajasthan), MA&FSU, Nagpur (M.S.), MPKV, Rahuri (M.S.), MAU, Parbhani (M.S.), Nagaland University, SASARD, Medziphema (Nagaland), NDUA&T, Faizabad (U.P.), Navsari Agri. University, Navsari, OUA&T, Bhubaneswar (Orissa), PAU, Ludhiana (Punjab), RAU, Bikaner (Rajasthan), RAU, Pusa, Samastipur (Bihar), RVSKVV, Gwalior, SVBPUA&T, Meerut (U.P.), SD Agri. University, Dantiwada (Gujarat), SKUAS&T, Jammu (J&K), SKUAS&T(K), Srinagar (J&K), SVVU, Tirupati (AP), TNAU, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), TNV&ASU, Chennai (T.N.), UAS, Bangalore (Karnataka), UAS, Dharwad (Karnataka), UBKVV, Pundibari, Cooch Behar (W.B.), UPPDDUPCVVEGAS, Mathura (U.P.), WBUA&FS Kolkata (WB) and Visva-Bharati, Palli Siksha Bhavana, Sriniketan (W.B.).
(B). Through Bank Drafts only:
•Can be obtained by Post from 20th February 2009 to 27th March, 2009 by sending a written request (on plain paper) for Information Bulletin with Application form along with an Account Payee Bank draft of Rs. 550/- (Rs. 500/- + Rs. 50/- for postage and handling) for General, OBC and UPS categories and Rs. 300/- (Rs. 250/- + Rs. 50/- for postage and handling) for SC, ST and PH categories and also an unstamped self addressed envelope (size 30cm x 25cm) and the request should be addressed to "The Controller of Examinations(Education Division), Room No.216, ICAR, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi-110012. The requests received for the Information Bulletins and Application Forms by post after 27th March 2009 will not be entertained.
•Can be obtained in person from 20th February 2009 to 31st March 2009 by submitting A/c payee Bank Draft (without postage/sale charges) from the sale counters of (i). National Academy of Agricultural Research management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500030 (Andhra Pradesh), (ii). Registrar, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-132001 (Haryana), (iii). Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair-744101 (Andaman & Nicobar Islands), (iv). Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai and (v). Sale counter, ICAR-ExaminationCell(Education Division), Room No. 216, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi-110012
The A/c payee bank draft should be made in favour of "Deputy Director General (Education), ICAR" payable at "New Delhi" and candidate should write the details of his/ her name and address on the back of the Bank Draft. It may be checked that the Bank Draft contains the name of the issuing bank and branch, signature of the issuing authority, amount in words, date of draft etc. clearly. In no case, ICAR will be held responsible for non-receipt of the application and bank draft or delay in postage.
It may be noted that The Syndicate Bank and State Agricultural Universitieswill not send the Information Bulletin by Post.
The last date for the receipt of Application Forms in the office of "The Controller of Examinations(Education Division), Room No.216, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan-II, Pusa, New Delhi–110012 is7th April 2009. However for the candidates belonging to the remote areas viz., Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Ladakh Division of J&K State, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi Subdivision of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep, the last date is 14th April 2009. Application Forms received after the last date will be summarily rejected and Education Division, ICAR shall not responsible for non-receipt of applications within the time schedule due to postal delay or any other reasons for delay. All disputes relating to the conduct of this examination or any matter connected with this advertisement shall be in the jurisdiction of DELHI COURT only.