- ICAR AIEEA Exam
About ICAR AIEEA 2021
ICER AIEEA 2021 - National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the ICAR AIEEA application form 2021 in the month of May, 2021 in online mode. Candidates can apply for admission by filling and submitting the ICAR AIEEA 2021 application form before the deadline. After successfully submitting the application form, candidates can download the ICAR AIEEA admit card 2021 from the month of June. The ICAR AIEEA 2021 admit card is released on the official website of the university. Without admit card, candidates are not allowed to enter the ICAR AIEEA exam centres 2021. The entrance examination of ICAR AIEEA 2021 for UG and PG is conducted on different dates in online mode.
After the commencement of entrance exam, the university will release an ICAR AIEEA 2021 answer key in online mode. Candidates who find any discrepancy in the provisional answer key can raise an objection against it under a specific time. If a candidate's claim is found to be true then a final answer key will be released by the university. Proceeding further, the University will release the ICAR AIEEA result 2021 on the official website. The ICAR AIEEA 2021 result of both UG and PG programmes will be released on separate dates. After the declaration of result, shortlisted candidates will have to participate in the ICAR AIEEA counselling 2021.
What is ICAR AIEEA?
Indian Council of Agricultural Research All India Entrance Exam or known as ICAR AIEEA is conducted annually by National Testing Agency (NTA). Candidates who will qualify the ICAR AIEEA 2021 entrance exam can take admission to various UG and PG programmes offered by participating universities.
ICAR AIEEA 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||ICAR's All India Entrance Examination for Admission|
|Short Exam Name||ICAR AIEEA|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online / Offline|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
ICAR AIEEA 2021 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
27 May, 2021 - 30 Jun, 2021 (Tentative)
Application | Mode: Online
ICAR AIEEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria
ICAR AIEEA UG Eligibility Criteria
The varsity will release the ICAR AIEEA eligibility criteria 2021 along with official brochure in online mode. Before filling the application form, candidates must go through the ICAR AIEEA 2021 eligibility criteria to check if they are eligible to apply for admission or not. The ICAR AIEEA eligibility criteria 2021 is given below.
Candidates must have qualified their Class 12th from CBSE Board or its equivalent from a recognized Indian Board/University.
Candidates must be of 16 years as of 31 August 2022.
Candidates of General, OBC, and UPS category are required to have at least an aggregate of 50%, while candidates of SC, ST, and PC category must have a minimum aggregate of 40% marks.
ICAR AIEEA PG Eligibility Criteria
- Candidates applying for PG courses of ICAR AIEEA 2021 must make sure that they must have passed their bachelor’s degree.
- Candidates must have completed at least 19 years as of 31 August 2021.
- There is no restriction for a minimum age limit.
- Candidates belonging to the General, OBC, and UPS categories must have at least 60% marks in aggregate, whereas candidates belonging to SC, ST, and PC categories must have 50% marks in aggregate.
- Candidates appearing for M.V.Sc must have completed Bachelors of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry with internship before the date of admission.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | BHIM | Other
National Test Agency (NTA) will release the ICAR AIEEA application form 2021 in the month of May, 2021 in online mode. The last date to submit the ICAR AIEEA 2021 application form will be in the month of June. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before they start to fill the ICAR AIEEA application form 2021. To fill the ICAR AIEEA application form 2021, candidates have to visit the official website and enter their personal and academic details in the required sections of application form. After entering the required details, candidates have to pay application fee in either online or offline mode. Candidates can follow the steps given below to fill the ICAR AIEEA 2021 application form.
Step 1 - Registration
Candidates have visit the official website of NTA.
Then, register themselves by entering their email ID and mobile number.
Candidates will receive their login credentials on the registered email ID and mobile number.
Step 2- Filling Application Form
Login by entering received login credentials.
Then, fill the necessary academic, personal, and contact details in the required section of ICAR AIEEA application form.
Step 3 - Upload Documents
In this section, candidates have to upload the scanned image of their photograph (between 10kb - 200kb) and signature (4kb - 30kb).
The images must be uploaded in jpeg/ jpg format.
Step 4 - Application fee payment
Now, candidates have to pay application in either online or offline mode.
After making the payment take the printout of the fee receipt for future references.
The application fee can be paid in online mode through credit card/debit card/net banking.
Fee (In INR)
In offline mode, candidates have to pay the application fee through E-Challan. An E-challan has to be printed on A4 size paper from SBI/Syndicate MOPS page which consist NTA’s required information along with Bank reference No. To deposit the amount mentioned in E-Challan, visit any of the SBI/Syndicate Banks branches in India.
ICAR AIEEA UG Application Details
|General||Online, Offline||Male, Female||₹ 700|
|ST, SC||PWD||Online, Offline||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 350|
ICAR AIEEA 2021 Syllabus
ICAR AIEEA UG Syllabus
Physical world and measurement
|Physics scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; physics, technology, and society|
|Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units, fundamental and derived units|
|Length, mass, and time measurements; accuracy and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant figures|
|Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis, and its applications|
|Frame of reference|
|Motion in a straight line: Position-time graph, speed, and velocity|
|Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed, and instantaneous velocity|
|Uniformly accelerated motion: Velocity-time graph, position time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment)|
|Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion|
|Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors, and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real number; addition and subtraction of vectors|
|Unit vector; resolution of a vector in a plane-rectangular components|
|Motion in a plane|
|Cases of uniform velocity and uniform acceleration-projectile motion|
|Uniform circular motion|
|Motion of objects in three dimensional space|
Laws of motion
|Intuitive concept of force|
|Inertia, Newton’s first law of motion; momentum and Newton’s second law of motion; impulse; Newton’s third law of motion|
|Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications|
|Equilibrium of concurrent forces|
|Static and kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction|
|Dynamics of uniform circular motion: Centripetal force, examples of circular motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road)|
Work, energy, and power
|Scalar product of vectors|
|Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic energy, work-energy theorem, power|
|Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces: Conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies); non-conservative forces: Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions|
Motion of system of particles and rigid body
|Centre of mass of a two-particle system, momentum conversation, and centre of mass motion|
|Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod|
|Vector product of vectors; moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples|
|Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation, and equations of rotational motion, comparison of linear and rotational motions; moment of inertia, radius of gyration|
|Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects|
|Statement of parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, and their applications|
|Keplar’s laws of planetary motion|
|The universal law of gravitation|
|Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude, and depth|
|Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential|
|Orbital velocity of a satellite|
Properties of bulk matter
|Elastic behaviour, stress-strain relationship, Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity|
|Pressure due to a fluid column; Pascal’s law and its applications (hydraulic lift and hydraulic brakes)|
|Effect of gravity on fluid pressure|
|Viscosity, Stokes’ law, terminal velocity, Reynolds's number, streamline and turbulent flow|
|Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications|
|Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise|
|Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; specific heat-calorimetry; change of state-latent heat|
|Heat transfer conduction, convection, and radiation, thermal conductivity, Newton’s law of cooling|
|Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature (zeroth law of thermodynamics)|
|Heat, work, and internal energy|
|First law of thermodynamics|
|Second law of thermodynamics: reversible and irreversible processes|
|Heat engines and refrigerators|
Behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic theory
|Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas|
|Kinetic theory of gases-assumptions, concept of pressure|
|Kinetic energy and temperature; RMS speed of gas molecules; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy (statement only) and application to specific heats of gases; concept of mean free path, Avogadro’s number|
Oscillations and waves
|Periodic motion-period, frequency, displacement as a function of time|
|Simple harmonic motion (SHM) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring-restoring force and force constant; energy in SHM-kinetic and potential energies; simple pendulum-derivation of expression for its time period|
|Free, forced, and damped oscillations, resonance|
|Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of wave motion|
|Displacement relation for a progressive wave|
|Principle of super position of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, beats, Doppler effect|
|Electric charges; conservation of charge, Coulomb’s law-force between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; super position principle and continuous charge distribution|
|Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in uniform electric field|
|Electric flux, statement of Gauss’s theorem and its applications to find field due to infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside)|
|Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a dipole and system of charges; equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and of electric dipole in an electrostatic field|
|Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor|
|Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitors and capacitance, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor|
|Van De Graaff generator|
|Electric current, flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity, mobility and their relation with electric current; Ohm’s law, electrical resistance, V-I characteristics (linear and non-linear), electrical energy and power|
|Electrical resistivity and conductivity|
|Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance|
|Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and in parallel|
|Kirchhoff's laws and simple applications|
|Wheatstone bridge, metre bridge|
|Potentiometer-principle and its applications to measure potential difference, and for comparing EMF of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell|
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
|Concept of magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment|
|Biot-Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop|
|Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids|
|Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields|
|Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field|
|Force between two parallel current-carrying conductors, definition of ampere|
|Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer-its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter, and voltmeter|
|Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment|
|Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron|
|Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis|
|Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements|
|Para-, dia-, and ferro-magnetic substances, with examples|
|Electromagnets and factors affecting their strengths|
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
|Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s law, induced EMF and current; Lenz’s Law, eddy currents|
|Self and mutual inductance|
|Need for displacement current|
|Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current/ voltage; reactance and impedance; LC oscillations (qualitative treatment only), LCR series circuit, resonance; power in AC circuits, wattless current|
|AC generator and transformer|
|Displacement current, electromagnetic waves, and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only)|
|Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves|
|Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, X-rays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses|
|Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula|
|Refraction of light, total internal reflection, and its applications, optical fibres, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lensmaker’s formula|
|Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact|
|Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism|
|Scattering of light-blue colour of the sky and reddish appearance of the sun at sunrise, and sunset|
|Optical instruments: Human eye, image formation, and accommodation, correction of eye defects (myopia, hypermetropia, presbyopia, and astigmatism) using lenses|
|Microscopes and astronomical telescopes (reflecting and refracting), and their magnifying powers|
|Wave optics: Wave front and Huygens’ principle, reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wave fronts|
|Proof of laws of reflection and refraction using Huygens’ principle|
|Interference, Young’s double slit experiment, and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light|
|Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum|
|Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes|
|Polarisation, plane polarised light; Brewster’s law, uses of plane polarised light, and polaroids|
Dual nature of matter and radiation
|Dual nature of radiation|
|Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation-particle nature of light|
|Matter waves-wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation|
Atoms and nuclei
|Alpha-particle scattering experiment; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum|
|Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones|
|Radioactivity, alpha, beta, and gamma particles/ rays and their properties; radioactive decay law|
|Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number; nuclear fission, nuclear reactor, nuclear fusion|
|Semiconductors; Semiconductor diode-I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier; I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell, and Zener diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator|
|Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator|
|Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND, and NOR)|
|Transistor as a switch|
|Elements of a communication system (block diagram only); bandwidth of signals (speech, TV, and digital data); bandwidth of transmission medium|
|Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere, sky, and space wave propagation|
|Need for modulation|
|Production and detection of an amplitude-modulated wave|
Some basic concepts of chemistry
|General introduction: Importance and scope of chemistry|
|Historical approach to particulate nature of matter, laws of chemical combination|
|Dalton’s atomic theory: Concept of elements, atoms, and molecules|
|Atomic and molecular masses mole concept, and molar mass: Percentage composition, empirical and molecular formula chemical reactions, stoichiometry and calculations based on stoichiometry|
|Classification of solids based on different binding forces: molecular, ionic, covalent, and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids (elementary idea), unit cell in two dimensional and three dimensional lattices|
|Classification of solids based on different binding forces: Calculation of density of unit cell, packing in solids, voids, number of atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, point defects, electrical and magnetic properties|
|Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties-relative lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of boiling point, depression of freezing point|
|Osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass|
Structure of atom
|Discovery of electron, proton, and neutron; atomic number, isotopes, and isobars|
|Thomson’s model and its limitations, Rutherford’s model, and its limitations|
|Bohr’s model and its limitations, concept of shells and subshells, dual nature of matter and light, De Broglie’s relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, concept of orbitals, quantum numbers, shapes of s, p, and d orbitals|
|Rules for filling electrons in orbitals-Aufbau principle, Pauli exclusion principle and Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of atoms, stability of half filled and completely filled orbitals|
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
|Significance of classification, brief history of the development of periodic table, modern periodic law, and the present form of periodic table, periodic trends in properties of elements-atomic radii, ionic radii|
|Ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electro negativity, valence|
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
|Valence electrons, ionic bond, covalent bond: Bond parameters|
|Lewis structure, polar character of covalent bond, covalent character of ionic bond, valence bond theory, resonance, geometry of covalent molecules, VSEPR (valence shell electron pair repulsion) theory, concept of hybridization|
|Involving s, p, and d orbitals and shapes of some simple molecules, molecular orbital; theory of homonuclear diatomic molecules (qualitative idea only), hydrogen bond|
States of matter: gases and liquids
|Three states of matter|
|Intermolecular interactions, type of bonding, melting, and boiling points|
|Role of gas laws in elucidating the concept of the molecule, Boyle’s law|
|Charles law, Gay Lussac’s law, Avogadro’s law|
|Ideal behaviour, empirical derivation of gas equation, Avogadro’s number|
|Ideal gas equation|
|Derivation from ideal behaviour, liquefaction of gases, critical temperature|
|Liquid state-vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension (qualitative idea only, no mathematical derivations)|
|Concepts of system, types of systems, surroundings|
|Work, heat, energy, extensive and intensive properties, state functions|
|First law of thermodynamics-internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity and specific heat, measurement of DU and DH, Hess’s law of constant heat summation, enthalpy of: Bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation|
|Phase transformation, ionization, and solution|
|Introduction of entropy as a state function, free energy change for spontaneous, and non-spontaneous processes, criteria for equilibrium|
|Equilibrium in physical and chemical processes, dynamic nature of equilibrium, law of mass action, equilibrium constant, factors affecting equilibrium-Le Chatelier’s principle; ionic equilibrium-ionization of acids and bases|
|Strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, concept of pH|
|Hydrolysis of salts|
|Buffer solutions, solubility product, common ion effect|
|Concept of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, balancing redox reactions, applications of redox reactions|
|Position of hydrogen in periodic table, occurrence, isotopes, preparation, properties, and uses of hydrogen; hydrides-ionic, covalent, and interstitial; physical and chemical properties of water, heavy water; hydrogen peroxide-preparation|
|Properties and structure; hydrogen as a fuel|
S-block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)
|Group 1 and group 2 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationship|
|Group 1 and group 2 elements: Trends in the variation of properties (such as ionization enthalpy, atomic and ionic radii), trends in chemical reactivity with oxygen, water, hydrogen, and halogens; uses|
Preparation and properties of some important compounds
|Sodium carbonate, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, and sodium hydrogen carbonate, biological importance of sodium and potassium|
|CaO, CaCO₃, and industrial use of lime and limestone, biological importance of Mg and Ca|
Some p-block elements
|General introduction to p-block elements: Group 13 elements-general introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence. Variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous properties of first element of the group|
|General introduction to p-block elements: Group 13 elements-boron-physical and chemical properties, some important compounds: Borax, boric acids, boron hydrides. Aluminum: Uses, reactions with acids, and alkalies|
Group 14 elements
|General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, variation of properties, oxidation states, trends in chemical reactivity, anomalous behavior of first element, carbon-catenation, allotropic forms, physical and chemical properties|
|Uses of some important compounds: Oxides|
|Important compounds of silicon and a few uses: Silicon tetrachloride, silicones, silicates, and zeolites|
|Some basic principles and techniques: General introduction, methods of qualitative and quantitative analysis, classification and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds, electronic displacements in a covalent bond: Inductive effect|
|Some basic principles and techniques: Electronic displacements in a covalent bond-electromeric effect, resonance and hyper conjugation. Homolytic and heterolytic fission of a covalent bond: Free radicals, carbocations, carbanions|
|Some basic principles and techniques: Electrophiles and nucleophiles, types of organic reactions|
|Classification of hydrocarbons: Alkanes-nomenclature, isomerism, conformations (ethane only), physical properties, chemical reactions including free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion, and pyrolysis|
|Classification of hydrocarbons: Alkenes-nomenclature, structure of double bond (ethene) geometrical isomerism, physical properties, methods of preparation; chemical reactions: Addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides|
|Classification of hydrocarbons: Alkenes-(Markovnikov’s addition and peroxide effect), ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilic addition|
|Classification of hydrocarbons: Alkynes-nomenclature, structure of triple bond (ethyne), physical properties. Methods of preparation, chemical reactions: Acidic character of alkynes, addition reaction of-hydrogen, halogens, hydrogen halides, and water|
|Classification of hydrocarbons: Aromatic hydrocarbons-introduction, IUPAC nomenclature; benzene: Resonance, aromaticity; chemical properties: Mechanism of electrophilic substitution-nitration, sulphonation, halogenation|
|Classification of hydrocarbons: Aromatic hydrocarbons-Friedel-Craft’s alkylation and acylation: Directive influence of functional group in mono-substituted benzene; carcinogenicity and toxicity|
|Conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity variations of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrausch’s law, electrolysis and laws of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell-electrolytic cells and galvanic cells|
|Lead accumulator, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, Nernst equation and its application to chemical cells, fuel cells; corrosion|
|Rate of a reaction (average and instantaneous), factors affecting rate of reaction; concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a reaction; rate law and specific rate constant|
|Integrated rate equations and half life (only for zero and first order reactions); concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment)|
|Adsorption-physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids; catalysis: Homogenous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: Enzyme catalysis; colloidal state: Distinction between true solutions|
|Colloidal state: Colloids, and suspensions, lyophilic, lyophobic, multimolecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulation; emulsion-types of emulsions|
General principles and processes of isolation of elements
|Principles and methods of extraction-concentration, oxidation, reduction electrolytic method and refining; occurrence and principles of extraction of aluminium, copper, zinc, and iron|
|Group 15 elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties; nitrogen-preparation, properties, and uses|
|Group 15 elements: Compounds of nitrogen-preparation and properties of ammonia and nitric acid, oxides of nitrogen (structure only); phosphorous-allotropic forms; compounds of phosphorous: Preparation and properties of phosphine|
|Group 15 elements: Compounds of phosphorous-halides (PCl₃, PCl₅) and oxoacids|
Group 16 elements
|General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; dioxygen: Preparation, properties, and uses; simple oxides; ozone|
|Sulphur-allotropic forms; compounds of sulphur: Preparation, properties, and uses of sulphur dioxide; sulphuric acid: Industrial process of manufacture, properties, and uses, oxoacids of sulphur (structures only|
Group 17 elements
|General introduction, electronic configuration, oxidation states, occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties; compounds of halogens: Preparation, properties, and uses of chlorine and hydrochloric acid, interhalogen compounds|
|Compounds of halogens: Oxoacids of halogens (structures only)|
Group 18 elements
|General introduction, electronic configuration|
|Occurrence, trends in physical and chemical properties, uses|
D and f block elements
|General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence, and characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first row transition metals-metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii|
|Colour catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation preparation and properties of K²Cr²O⁷ and KMnO⁴|
|Lanthanoids-electronic configuration, oxidation states, chemical reactivity, and lanthanoid contraction|
|Actinoides-electronic configuration, oxidation states|
|Coordination compounds-introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds|
|Bonding; isomerism, importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and biological systems)|
Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
|Haloalkanes: Nomenclature, nature of C-X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions|
|Haloarenes: Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (directive influence of halogen for monosubstituted compounds only) uses and environmental effects of-dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT|
Alcohols, phenols, and ethers
|Alcohols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties (of primary alcohols only); identification of primary, secondary, and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration, uses of methanol and ethanol|
|Phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophilic substitution reactions, uses of phenols|
|Ethers: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses|
Aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acids
|Aldehydes and ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties mechanism of nucleophilic addition, reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses|
|Carboxylic Acids: Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses|
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
|Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary, secondary, and tertiary amines|
|Cyanides and isocyanides-will be mentioned at relevant places in context|
|Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions, and importance in synthetic organic chemistry|
|Carbohydrates-classification (aldoses and ketoses), monosaccharide (glucose and fructose), oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen); importance|
|Proteins-elementary idea of á-amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides, proteins, structure of amines-primary, secondary, tertiary structure and quaternary structures (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins; enzymes|
|Vitamins-classification and functions|
|Nucleic acids: DNA and RNA|
|Classification-natural and synthetic, methods of polymerization (addition and condensation), copolymerization|
|Some important polymers: Natural and synthetic like polythene, nylon, polyesters, bakelite, rubber|
|Environmental pollution-air, water, and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere, smog, major atmospheric pollutants; acid rain, ozone, and its reactions, effects of depletion of ozone layer|
|Greenhouse effect and global warming-pollution due to industrial wastes; green chemistry as an alternative tool for reducing pollution, strategy for control of environmental pollution|
Chemistry in everyday life
|Chemicals in medicines-analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines|
|Chemicals in food-preservatives, artificial sweetening agents|
|Cleansing agents-soaps and detergents, cleansing action|
Biology (Botany and Zoology)
The living world
|Nature and scope of biology|
|Methods of biology|
|Our place in the universe|
|Laws that govern the universe and life|
|Level of organization|
|Cause and effect relationship|
|What does it mean? present approaches to understand life processes, molecular approach; life as an expression of energy; steady state and homeostasis; self duplication and survival; adaptation; death as a positive part of life|
|Origin of life and its maintenance|
|Origin and diversity of life|
|Physical and chemical principles that maintain life processes|
|The living crust and interdependence|
|The positive and negative aspects of progress in biological sciences|
|The future of the living world, identification of human responsibility in shaping our future|
Unit of life
|Cell as a unit of life|
|Small biomolecules; water, minerals, mono and oligosaccharides, lipids, amino acids, nucleotides and their chemistry, cellular location and function|
|Macromolecules in cells-their chemistry, cellular location, and functional significance|
|Polysaccharides, proteins, and nucleic acids|
|Enzymes; chemical nature, classification, mechanism in action-enzyme complex, allosteric modulation (brief), irreversible activation|
|Biomembranes; fluid mosaic model of membrane, role in transport, recognition of external information (brief)|
|Structural organization of the cell; light and electron microscopic views of cell, its organelles, and their functions; nucleus mitochondria, chloroplasts, endoplasmic reticulum|
|Golgi complex, lysosomes, microtubules, cell wall, cilia and flagella, vacuoles, cell inclusions|
|A general account of cellular respiration|
|Fermentation, biological oxidation (a cycle outline), mitochondrial electron transport chain, high energy bonds, and oxidative phosphorylation, cell reproduction; process of mitosis and meiosis|
Diversity of life
|The enormous variety of living things, the need for classification to cope with this variety; taxonomy and phylogeny; shortcomings of a two kingdom classification as plants and animals; the five kingdom classification, monera, protista, plantae|
|Fungi, and animalia; the basic features of five kingdom classification|
|Modes of obtaining nutrition-autotrophs and heterotrophs|
|Life style producers, consumers, and decomposers|
|Unicellularity and multicellularity, phylogenetic relationships|
|Concepts of species, taxon, and categories-hierarchical levels of classification; binomial nomenclature; principles of classification and nomenclature; identification and nature of viruses and bacteriophages|
|Kingdom monera-archeabacteria-life in extreme environments; bacteria, actinomycetes, cyanobacteria|
|Examples and illustration of autotrophic and heterotrophic life; mineralizes-nitrogen fixers; monera in cycling matter; symbiotic forms; disease producers|
|Kingdom protista-eukaryotic unicellular organisms, development of flagella and cilia; beginning of mitosis; syngamy and sex|
|Various life styles shown in the major phyla|
|Evolutionary precursors of complex life forms|
|Diatoms, dinoflagellates, slime moulds, protozons; symbiotic forms|
|Plant kingdom-complex autotrophs, red brown, and green algae; conquest of land, bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms|
|Vascularization; development of flower, fruit, and seed|
|Kingdom fungi-lower fungi (zygomycetes), higher fungi (ascomycetes and basidiomycetes); the importance of fungi|
|Decomposers; parasitic forms; lichens and mycorrhizae|
|Animal kingdom-animal body pattern, and symmetry|
|The development of body cavity in invertebrate vertebrate physia|
|Salient features with reference to habitat and example of phylum porifera, coelenterata, helminthis, annelids, mollusca, arthropoda, echinoderms; chordata-(classes-fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals) highlighting major characters|
Organisms and environment
|Species: Origin and concept of species population, interaction between environment and population community|
|Biotic community, interaction between different species, biotic stability|
|Changes in the community|
|Ecosystem; interaction between biotic and abiotic components; major ecosystems, manmade ecosystem-agroecosystem|
|Biosphere; flow of energy, trapping of solar energy, energy pathway, food chain, food web, biogeochemical cycles, calcium, and sulphur, ecological imbalance, and its consequences|
|Conservation of natural resources; renewable and non-renewable (in brief)|
|Water and land management, wasteland development|
|Wild life and forest conservation; causes for the extinction of some wild life, steps taken to conserve the remaining species, concept of endangered species-Indian examples, conservation of forests; Indian forests, importance of forests|
|Hazards of deforestation, concept of afforestation|
|Environmental pollution; air and water pollution, sources, major pollutants of big cities of our country, their effects and methods of control, pollution due to nuclear fallout and waste disposal, effect and control, noise pollution; sources and effects|
Multicellularity: Structure and function-plant life
|Form and function|
|Tissue system in flowering plants; meristematic and permanent|
|Mineral nutrition-essential elements, major functions of different elements, passive and active uptake of minerals|
|Modes of nutrition, transport of solutes, and water in plants|
|Photosynthesis; photochemical and biosynthetic phases, diversity in photosynthetic pathways, photosynthetic electron transport, and photophosphorylation, photorespiration|
|Transpiration and exchange of gases|
|Osmoregulation in plants: Water relations in plant cells, water potential|
|Reproduction and development in angiosperms; asexual and sexual reproduction|
|Structure and functions of flower: Development of male and female gametophytes in angiosperms, pollination, fertilization, and development of endosperm, embryo seed, and fruit|
|Differentiation and organ formation|
|Plant hormones and growth regulation; action of plant hormones in relation to seed dormancy and germination, apical dominance, senescence, and abscission|
|Applications of synthetic growth regulators|
|A brief account of growth and movement in plants|
Multicellularity: Structure and function-animal life
|Animal tissues, epithelial, connective, muscular, nerve|
|Animal nutrition, organs of digestion, and digestive process, nutritional requirements for carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, and vitamins; nutritional imbalances and deficiency diseases|
|Gas exchange and transport: Pulmonary gas exchange and organs involved, transport of gases in blood, gas exchange in aqueous media circulation: Closed and open vascular systems, structure and pumping action of heart, arterial blood pressure, lymph|
|Excretion and osomoregulation|
|Ammonotelism, ureotelism, urecotelism, excretion of water, and urea with special reference to man|
|Role of kidney in regulation of plasma, osmolarity on the basis of nephron structure, skin, and lungs in excretion|
|Hormonal coordination; hormones of mammals, role of hormones as messengers and regulators|
|Nervous coordination, central autonomic and peripheral nervous systems, receptors, effectors, reflex action, basic physiology of special senses, integrative control by neuroendocrinal systems|
|Locomotion: Joints, muscle movements, types of skeletal muscles according to types of movement, basic aspects of human skeleton|
|Reproduction; human reproduction, female reproductive cycles|
|Embryonic development in mammals (up to three germs layers), growth, repair, and ageing|
Continuity of life
|Heredity and variation: Introduction, Mendel’s experiments with peas and concepts of factors|
|Mendel’s laws of inheritance|
|Genes: Packaging of heredity material in prokaryotes-bacterial chromosome and plasmid; and eukaryote chromosomes|
|Extra nuclear genes, viral genes|
|Linkage (genetic) maps|
|Sex determination and sex linkage|
|Genetic material and its replication, gene manipulation|
|Gene expression; genetic code, transcription, translation, gene regulation|
|Molecular basis of differentiation|
Origin and evolution of life
|Origin of life: Living and non-living, chemical evolution, organic evolution; Oparin ideas, Miller-Urey experiments|
|Interrelationship among living organisms and evidences of evolution: Fossil records including geological scale, morphological evidence-hematology, vestigial organs, embryological similarities, and biogeographical evidence|
|Darwin’s two major contributions|
|Common origin of living organisms and recombination as source of variability, selection and variation, adaptation (Lederberg’s replica plating experiment for indirect selection of bacterial mutants), reproductive isolation, speciation|
|Role of selection, change and drift in determining composition of population|
|Selected examples: Industrial melanism; drug resistance, mimicry, malaria in relation to G-6-PD deficiency and sickle cell disease|
|Human evolution: Paleontological evidence, man’s place among mammals|
|Brief idea of dryopithecus, australopithecus, homo erectus, H.neanderthlensis, Cro-Magnon man and homo sapiens|
|Human chromosomes, similarity in different racial groups|
|Comparison with chromosomes of nonhuman primates to indicate common origin; cultural vs. biological evolution|
|Mutation: Origin and types of mutation, their role in speciation|
Application of biology
|Introduction, role of biology, in the amelioration of human problems|
|Domestication of plant-a historical account, improvement of crop plants; principles of plant breeding and plant introduction|
|Use of fertilizers, their economic, and ecological aspects|
|Use of pesticides: Advantages and hazards|
|Biological methods of pest control|
|Current concerns, gene pools, and genetic conservation|
|Underutilized crops with potential uses of oilseeds, medicines, beverages, spices, fodder, new crops-leucaena (subabul), jojoba, guayule, winged bean, etc|
|Biofertilizers-green manure, crop residues, and nitrogen fixation (symbiotic, non symbiotic)|
|Applications of tissue culture and genetic engineering in crops|
|Domestication and introduction of animals|
|Livestock, poultry, fisheries (fresh water, marine, aquaculture)|
|Improvement of animals: Principles of animal breeding|
|Major animal diseases and their control|
|Insects and their products (silk, honey, wax, and lac)|
|Bioenergy-biomass, wood (combustion; gasification, ethanol)|
|Cow dung cakes, gobar gas, plants as sources of hydrocarbons for producing petroleum, ethanol from starch, and lignocellulose|
|Biotechnology, application in health and agriculture, genetically modified (GM) organisms, biosafety issues|
|A brief historical account-manufacture of cheese|
|Yoghurt, alcohol, yeast, vitamins, organic acids, antibiotics, steroids, dextrins|
|Scaling up laboratory findings to industrial production, sewage treatment|
|Production of insulin, human growth hormones, interferon|
|Communicable diseases including STD and diseases spread through blood transfusion (hepatitis, AIDS, etc) Immune response, vaccine, and antisera|
|Allergies and inflammation|
|Inherited diseases and dysfunctions, sex-linked diseases, genetic incompatibilities, and genetic counseling|
|Cancer-major types, causes, diagnosis, and treatment|
|Tissue and organ transplantation|
|Community health services and measures; blood banks; mental health, smoking, alcoholism, and drug addiction-physiological symptoms and control measures|
|Industrial wastes, toxicology, pollution-related diseases|
|Biomedical engineering-spare parts for man, instruments for diagnosis of diseases and care|
|Human population related diseases|
|Human population, growth, problems and control, inequality between sexes, control measures; test-tube babies aminocentesis|
|Future of biology|
Sets and functions
|Sets: Sets and their representations. Empty set. Finite and Infinite sets. Equal sets. Subsets, subsets of the set of real numbers especially intervals (with notations). Power set. Universal set. Venn diagrams. Union and intersection of sets|
|Sets: Difference of sets. Complement of a set|
|Relations and functions: Ordered pairs, Cartesian product of sets. Number of elements in the Cartesian product of two finite sets. Cartesian product of the reals with itself (upto R x R x R). Definition of relation, types of relations-reflexive, symmetric|
|Relations and functions: Transitive and equivalence relations. One to one and onto functions, composite functions, inverse of a function. Binary operations, pictorial representation of a function, domain. Codomain and range of a relation|
|Relations and functions: Function as a special kind of relation from one set to another. Real valued function of the real variable, domain, and range of these functions, constant, identity, polynomial, rational, modulus|
|Relations and functions: Signum and greatest integer functions with their graphs. Sum, difference, product, and quotients of functions|
|Trigonometric functions: Positive and negative angles. Measuring angles in radians and in degrees, and conversion from one measure to another. Definition of trigonometric functions with the help of unit circle|
|Trigonometric functions: Truth of the identity sin²x + cos²x=1, for all x. Signs of trigonometric functions, and sketch of their graphs. Expressing sin (x+y) and cos (x+y) in terms of sinx, siny, cosx and cosy|
|Trigonometric functions: Deducing the identities like the following- tan(x ± y)= tan x ± tan y/ 1 ± tan x tan y, cot (x ± y)= cot x cot y ± 1/ cot y ± cot x, cos x + cos y = 2 cos x + y/ 2 cos x -y/ 2,|
|Trigonometric functions: Deducing the identities like the following- sin x – sin y = 2cos (x + y)/ 2 sin (x – y)/ 2, cos x - cos y = -2 sin x+y/ 2 sin (x – y)/ 2. Identities related to sin2x, cos2x, tan2x, sin3x, cos3x, and tan3x|
|Trigonometric functions: General solution of trigonometric equations of the type sin è ?= sin á, cos è ?= cos á ?, and tan è ?= tan á|
|Inverse trigonometric functions: Definition, range, domain, principal value branches. Graphs of inverse trigonometric functions. Elementary properties of inverse trigonometric functions. Properties of triangles, including centroid, incentre|
|Inverse trigonometric functions: Circum-centre and orthocentre, solution of triangles. Heights and distances|
|Principle of mathematical induction: Processes of the proof by induction, motivating the application of the method by looking at natural numbers as the least inductive subset of real numbers. The principle of mathematical induction and simple applications|
|Complex numbers and quadratic equations: Need for complex numbers, especially-1, to be motivated by inability to solve every quadratic equation. Brief description of algebraic properties of complex numbers|
|Complex numbers and quadratic equations: Argand plane and polar representation of complex numbers. Statement of fundamental theorem of algebra, solution of quadratic equations in the complex number system|
|Linear inequalities: Linear inequalities. Algebraic solutions of linear inequalities in one variable and their representation on the number line. Graphical solution of linear inequalities in two variables|
|Linear inequalities: Solution of system of linear inequalities in two variables-graphically|
|Permutations and combinations: Fundamental principle of counting. Factorial n. (n!). Permutations and combinations, derivation of formulae and their connections, simple applications|
|Binomial theorem: History, statement, and proof of the binomial theorem for positive integral indices. Pascal’s triangle, general and middle term in binomial expansion, simple applications|
|Sequence and series: Sequence and series. Arithmetic progression (AP). arithmetic mean (AM) geometric progression (GP), general term of a GP, sum of n terms of a GP, geometric mean (GM), relation between AM and GM|
|Sequence and series: Sum to n terms of the special series Ón, Ón², and Ón³|
|Matrices: Concept, notation, order, equality, types of matrices, zero matrix, transpose of a matrix, symmetric, and skew symmetric matrices. Addition, multiplication, and scalar multiplication of matrices, simple properties of addition|
|Matrices: Multiplication and scalar multiplication. Non commutativity of multiplication of matrices and existence of non-zero matrices whose product is the zero matrix (restrict to square matrices of order 2)|
|Matrices: Concept of elementary row and column operations. Invertible matrices and proof of the uniqueness of inverse, if it exists|
|Determinants: Determinant of a square matrix (up to 3 x 3 matrices), properties of determinants, minors, cofactors, and applications of determinants in finding the area of a triangle. Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix|
|Determinants: Consistency, inconsistency, and number of solutions of system of linear equations by examples, solving system of linear equations in two or three variables (having unique solution) using inverse of a matrix|
|Straight lines: Slope of a line and angle between two lines. Various forms of equations of a line: Parallel to axes, point-slope form, slope-intercept form, two-point form, intercepts form and normal form. General equation of a line|
|Straight lines: Distance of a point from a line|
|Conic sections: Sections of a cone-circle, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola, a point, a straight line, and pair of intersecting lines as a degenerated case of a conic section. Standard equations and simple properties of parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola|
|Conic sections: Standard equation of a circle|
|Introduction to three-dimensional geometry: Coordinate axes and coordinate planes in three dimensions. Coordinates of a point. Distance between two points and section formula|
|Limits and derivatives: Derivative introduced as rate of change both as that of distance function and geometrically, intuitive idea of limit. Definition of derivative, relate it to slope of tangent of the curve, derivative of sum, difference|
|Limits and derivatives: Product and quotient of functions. Derivatives of polynomial and trigonometric functions|
|Continuity and differentiability: Continuity and differentiability, derivative of composite functions, chain rule, derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions, derivative of implicit function|
|Continuity and differentiability: Concept of exponential and logarithmic functions, and their derivative. Logarithmic differentiation. Derivative of functions expressed in parametric forms. Second order derivatives|
|Continuity and differentiability: Rolle’s and Lagrange’s mean value theorems (without proof) and their geometric interpretations|
|Applications of derivatives: Applications of derivatives-rate of change, increasing/ decreasing functions, tangents, and normals, approximation|
|Applications of derivatives: Maxima and minima (first derivative test motivated geometrically and second derivative test given as a provable tool). Simple problems|
|Integrals: Integration as inverse process of differentiation. Integration of a variety of functions by substitution, by partial fractions, and by parts; only simple integrals of the type to be evaluated. Definite integrals as a limit of a sum|
|Integrals: Only simple integrals of the type-∫ dx/ x ± a, ∫ dx/ √ x ± a, ∫ dx/ √ a - x, ∫ dx/ ax + bx + c, ∫ dx/ √ ax + bx + c, ∫ (px + q)/ √ax + bx + c dx, ∫ √ a ± x dx and ∫ √ x - a dx to be evaluated|
|Integrals: Definite integrals as a limit of a sum, fundamental theorem of calculus (without proof). Basic properties of definite integrals and evaluation of definite integrals|
|Applications of the integrals: Applications in finding the area under simple curves, especially lines, areas of circles/ parabolas/ ellipses (in standard form only), area between the two above said curves|
|Differential equations: Definition, order and degree, general and particular solutions of a differential equation. Formation of differential equation whose general solution is given. Solution of differential equations by method of separation of variables|
|Differential equations: Homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree. Solutions of linear differential equation of the type: dy/ dx+py = q, where p and q are functions of x|
Vectors and three-dimensional geometry
|Vectors: Vectors and scalars, magnitude, and direction of a vector. Direction cosines/ ratios of vectors. Types of vectors (equal, unit, zero, parallel, and collinear vectors), position vector of a point, negative of a vector, components of a vector|
|Vectors: Addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio. Scalar (dot) product of vectors, projection of a vector on a line. Vector (cross) product of vectors|
|Three-dimensional geometry: Direction cosines/ ratios of a line joining two points. Cartesian and vector equation of a line, coplanar and skew lines, shortest distance between two lines. Cartesian and vector equation of a plane|
|Three-dimensional geometry: Angle between-(i) two lines, (ii) two planes. (iii) a line and a plane. Distance of a point from a plane|
|Linear programming: Introduction, definition of related terminology such as constraints, objective function, optimization, different types of linear programming (LP) problems, mathematical formulation of LP problems|
|Linear programming: Graphical method of solution for problems in two variables, feasible and infeasible regions, feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (up to three non-trivial constraints)|
|Mathematical reasoning: Mathematically acceptable statements. Connecting words/ phrases-consolidating the understanding of 'if and only if (necessary and sufficient) condition', 'implies', 'and/ or', 'implied by', 'and', 'or'|
|Mathematical reasoning: 'there exists' and their use through variety of examples related to real life and mathematics. Validating the statements involving the connecting words, difference between contradiction, converse, and contra positive|
Statistics and probability
|Statistics: Measures of central tendency, mean, median, and mode from ungrouped/ grouped data. Measures of dispersion, mean deviation, variance, and standard deviation from ungrouped/ grouped data. Correlation, regression lines|
|Probability: Random experiments: outcomes, sample spaces (set representation). Events: Occurrence of events, 'not', 'and' and 'or' events, exhaustive events, mutually exclusive events axiomatic (set theoretic) probability, probability of an event|
|Probability: Probability of 'not', 'and' and 'or' events. Multiplication theorem on probability. Conditional probability, independent events, total probability, Bayes’s theorem, random variable and its probability distribution|
|Probability: Mean and variance of stochastic variable. Repeated independent (Bernoulli) trials and binomial distribution|
|Introduction, basic concepts, and basic laws of mechanics, force, resultant of forces acting at a point, parallelogram law of forces, resolved parts of a force, equilibrium of a particle under three concurrent forces|
|Triangle law of forces and its converse, Lami’s theorem and its converse, two parallel forces, like and unlike parallel forces, couple, and its moment|
|Speed and velocity, average speed, instantaneous speed, acceleration and retardation, resultant of two velocities|
|Motion of a particle along a line, moving with constant acceleration|
|Motion under gravity|
|Laws of motion, projectile motion|
Agrometeorology, genetics and plant breeding, biochemistry and microbiology
|Agrometerology: Elements of weather-rainfall, temperature, humidity, wind velocity, sunshine weather forecasting, climate change in relation to crop production|
|Genetics and plant breeding: (a) Cell and its structure, cell division-mitosis, and meiosis and their significance, (b) organisation of the genetic materials in chromosomes, DNA and RNA, (c) Mendel’s laws of inheritance|
|Genetics and plant breeding: (c) Reasons for the success of Mendel in his experiments, absence of linkage in Mendel’s experiments. (d) quantitative inheritance, continuous and discontinuous variation in plants, (e) monogenic and polygenic inheritance|
|Genetics and plant breeding: (f) Role of genetics in plant breeding, self and cross-pollinated crops, methods of breeding in field crops-introduction, selection, hybridization, mutation, and polyploidy, tissue and cell culture|
|Genetics and plant breeding: (g) Plant biotechnology-definition and scope in crop production|
|Biochemistry: PH and buffers, classification, and nomenclature of carbohydrates; proteins; lipids; vitamins and enzymes|
|Microbiology: Microbial cell structure, microorganisms-algae, bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes, protozoa and viruses. Role of microorganisms in respiration, fermentation and organic matter decomposition|
|Scope and importance: (a) Importance of livestock in agriculture and industry, white revolution in India, (b) important breeds Indian and exotic, distribution of cows, buffaloes, and poultry in India|
|Care and management: (a) Systems of cattle and poultry housing, (b) principles of feeding, feeding practices, (c) balanced ration-definition and ingredients, (d) management of calves, bullocks|
|Care and management: (g) Pregnant and milch animals as well as chicks crockrels, and layers, poultry, (e) signs of sick animals, symptoms of common diseases in cattle and poultry, rinderpest, black quarter, foot and mouth|
|Care and management: (e) Mastitis and haemorrhagic septicaemia coccidiosis, fowl pox, and ranikhet disease, their prevention, and control|
|Artificial insemination: Reproductive organs, collection, dilution, and preservation of semen, and artificial insemination, role of artificial insemination in cattle improvement. Livestock products: Processing and marketing of milk, and milk products|
|Introduction: (a) Targets and achievements in foodgrain production in India since independence and its future projections, sustainable crop production, commercialization of agriculture, and its scope in India|
|Introduction: (b) Classification of field crops based on their utility-cereals, pulses, oils seeds, fibre, sugar, and forage crops|
|Soil, soil fertility, fertilizers, and manures: (a) Soil, soil pH, soil texture, soil structure, soil organisms, soil tilth, soil fertility and soil health, (b) essential plant nutrients, their functions, and deficiency symptoms|
|Soil, soil fertility, fertilizers, and manures: (c) Soil types of India and their characteristics, (d) organic manure, common fertilizers including straight, complex, fertilizer mixtures, and biofertilizers; integrated nutrient management system|
|Irrigation and drainage: (a) Sources of irrigation (rain, canals, tanks, rivers, wells, tube wells), (b) scheduling of irrigation based on critical stages of growth, time interval, soil moisture content, and weather parameters|
|Irrigation and drainage: (c) Water requirement of crops, (d) methods of irrigation and drainage, (e) watershed management|
|Weed control: Principles of weed control, methods of weed control (cultural, mechanical, chemical, biological, and integrated weed management)|
|Crops: Seed bed preparation, seed treatment, time and method of sowing/ planting, seed rate; dose, method and time of fertilizer application, irrigation, interculture, and weed control; common pests and diseases, caused by bacteria|
|Crops: Fungi virus and nematode, and their control, integrated pest management, harvesting, threshing, post harvest technology: Storage, processing and marketing of major field crops-rice, wheat, maize, sorghum, pearl millet, groundnut, mustard|
|Crops: pigeon-pea, gram, sugarcane, cotton, and berseem|
|Importance of fruits and vegetables in human diet, crop diversification, and processing industry|
|Orchard location and layout, ornamental gardening and kitchen garden|
|Planting system, training, pruning, intercropping, protection from frost and sunburn|
|Trees, shrubs, climbers, annuals, perennials-definition and examples|
|Propagation by seed, cutting, budding, layering, and grafting|
|Cultivation practices, processing and marketing of: (i) Fruits-mango, papaya, banana, guava, citrus, grapes, (ii) vegetables-radish, carrot, potato, onion, cauliflower, brinjal, tomato, spinach, and cabbage|
|Cultivation practices, processing and marketing of: (iii) Flowers-gladiolus, canna, chrysanthemums, roses, and marigold|
|Principles and methods of fruit and vegetable preservation|
|Preparation of jellies, jams, ketchup, chips, and their packing|
ICAR AIEEA PG Syllabus
Plant biochemistry/ biochemistry
Plant biotechnology and molecular biology/ biotechnology
Plant/ crop physiology
Plant breeding and genetics
Agricultural microbiology/ microbiology
Seed science and technology
Plant genetic resources
Soil science and agricultural chemistry/ soil conservation and water management/ SWC/ irrigation and water management
Entomology and nematology
Agricultural/ horticultural entomology
Tea husbandry and technology
Agriculture extension/ extension education/ communication
Dairy extension education
Vegetable crops or science/ olericulture
Pomology/ fruit science, fruit science and horticulture technology
Post-harvest technology of horticultural crops
Floriculture and landscaping architecture
Plantation spices, medicinal and aromatic crops
Forestry/ agroforestry and silviculture
Forest production and utilization
Silviculture and agroforestry
Tree physiology and breeding
Forest NRM/ forest management and utilization
Wild life science (forestry)
Agricultural engineering and technology
Soil and water conservation engineering/ soil and water
Irrigation drainage enigneering/ irrigation water management engineering
Post harvest technology/ processing and food engineering
Farm machinery and power engineering
Renewable energy engineering
Water science and technology
Water science and technology
Community science (formerly home science)
Food and nutrition
Human development and family studies
Home management/ family resource management
Clothing and textile/ textile and apparel designing
Home science extension/ education/ extension and community management
Veterinary/ animal biochemistry
Veterinary anatomy/ veterinary anatomy and histology
Veterinary gynaecology and obstetrics/ animal reproduction
Veterinary medicine (clinical/ preventive)
Veterinary pharmacology and toxicology
Wildlife science/ wildlife health management
Veterinary microbiology and immunology/ bacteriology
Veterinary surgery and radiology
Veterinary public health and epidemiology/ veterinary public health/ veterinary epidemiology/ veterinary epidemiology and preventive medicine
Animal husbandry/ dairy science
Animal genetics and breeding
Veterinary/ animal physiology
Livestock production management
Livestock products technology
Veterinary and animal husbandry extension
Livestock/ veterinary/ animal husbandry economics
Fisheries sciences/ fish environment management
Fisheries resource management
Fish processing technology/ fish PHT
Fish physiology and biochemestry
Aquatic animal health management
Aquatic environment management
Fish genetics/ breeding/ biotechnology
Fish nurition and feed technology
Fish engineering and technology
Food science technology
Food technology/ food science and technology
Food safety and quality assurance
Agricultural marketing and cooperation
ICAR AIEEA 2021 Exam Pattern
ICAR AIEEA UG Exam Pattern
National Test Agency releases the ICAR AIEEA exam pattern 2021 along with the admission notification in online mode. Candidates who wish to attempt the entrance exam must check the ICAR AIEEA UG 2021 exam pattern to get a better idea of the structure and format of the question paper. The ICAR AIEEA UG exam pattern 2021 is the same for all the UG programmes offered by the participating universities.
The medium of ICAR AIEEA 2021 entrance exam is both English and Hindi. The entrance exam is subdivided into two streams on the basis of their stream during intermediate. In the question paper, every multiple type question has four options out of which candidates have to select one correct response. For more information on the ICAR AIEEA UG exam pattern.
ICAR AIEEA UG Exam Pattern 2021
Duration of exam
|Medium of exam||English and Hindi|
Type of questions
Total no. of questions
Type of stream
A (Physics, Chemistry and Agriculture/ Biology) and B (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
ICAR AIEEA PG Exam Pattern
The computer-based entrance test is conducted for a duration of two and a half hours. The medium of examination is English only. The entrance test consists of two types of questions, multiple types, and cross-matching type. A total of 150 multiple types and 10 cross-matching type questions are asked in the entrance test. Negative marking is applicable for every incorrect answer. Given below in the table is the exam pattern of ICAR AIEEA PG 2021which candidates can check to get an overview of the entrance examination.
ICAR AIEEA PG Exam Pattern 2021
Duration of exam
Type of questions
MCQ and Cross matching Type questions
Total no. of questions
160 (150 MCQ and 10 Cross matching questions)
Correct answer (For MCQ)
Wrong answer (For MCQ)
Correct answer (For Cross Matching Type Questions)
Wrong answer (For Cross Matching Type Questions)
The ICAR AIEEA admit card 2021 will be released separately for UG and PG programmes in online mode. Candidates who have successfully submitted their application form can download the ICAR AIEEA 2021 admit card by using their login credentials. The candidates are advised to check their ICAR AIEEA admit card 2021 to make sure that there is no discrepancy in it and if there is any discrepancy, candidates should contact the exam committee immediately. The ICAR AIEEA 2021 admit card mentions various details like candidate’s name, roll number, allotted exam centre, photograph, exam date and reporting time. To know how to download the ICAR AIEEA admit card 2021 follow the steps given below.
How to Download ICAR AIEEA Admit Card
First, go the official website of NTA.
Then, click on the 'Download Admit Card' tab.
Enter your registered email ID and password.
Your ICAR AIEEA admit card will appear on the screen.
Now, download the admit card and make multiple copies of the card for future reference.
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit card
- A valid photo id
The varsity will release ICAR AIEEA result 2021 for both UG and PG programmes in the month of August 2021 on the official website. The ICAR AIEEA 2021 result will be declared in the format of the scorecard. The candidates who appeared in the entrance exam can check the ICAR AIEEA 2021 result by entering their login credentials in the login portal. The ICAR AIEEA result 2021 will mention various important details like name of the candidate, roll number, category rank and overall merit rank secured by candidate. Follow the steps given below to know how to check the ICAR AIEEA 2021 result.
How to Check ICAR AIEEA Result 2021
Step 1. Visit the official website of NTA.
Step 2. Click on the ' View Result for AIEEA UG/ PG' link.
Step 3. Now, enter your login credentials.
Step 4. Then, click on the 'Sign in' tab.
Step 5. Your ICAR AIEEA 2021 result will appear on the screen.
ICAR AIEEA 2021 Counselling
Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline
National Test Agency (NTA) will start the ICAR AIEEA counselling 2021 from the month of August. After qualifying the entrance exam, shortlisted candidates are invited to participate in the ICAR AIEEA 2021 counselling process. While attending the ICAR AIEEA counselling 2021, candidates are required to go through various procedures such as registration, choice filling and seat allotment. Candidates must carry their original documents with themselves when attending the ICAR AIEEA 2021 counselling sessions. After conducting four rounds of ICAR AIEEA counselling 2021, the varsity will hold the final/mop-up round for the remaining seats. Candidates who do not satisfy the eligibility criteria will have to forfeit their seat. For more information check the points given below.
Candidates who qualify the entrance exam have to register themselves on the official website to participate in ICAR AIEEA counselling. The registration process is completely online where candidates have to pay a counselling fee of Rs. 400.
After registration, candidates have to download their ICAR AIEEA 2021 counselling letter which is released along with the scorecard.
Then, candidates have to select the programmes and universities of their choice on the basis of the marks scored by them in the entrance test.
The counselling committee will release the maximum four-seat allotment list based on the choice filling.
After the declaration of seat allotment list, selected candidates have to download the provisional admission letter and claim their seat by visiting the campus and paying the admission fee.
NTA will conduct a final/ mop-up round if the seats remain vacant even after four rounds of counselling.
To fill the vacant seats remaining after the mop-up round, the participating universities may conduct the offline counselling.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Admit card
- Class 10th certificate
- Three recent passport size photograph
- Aadhar card
- Transfer certificate/Migration certificate
- Character certificate
- Domicile certificate
- All certificate, marksheet and grade reports from Class 10th onwards
- Reserved category certificate
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:When will be the application form of ICAR AIEEA 2021 be released?
ICAT AIEEA 2021 application form will be released in the month of May, tentatively.
Question:When will be the ICAR AIEEA 2021 exam be conducted?
ICAR AIEEA 2021 exam will be held in the month of July tentatively for both UG and PG admissions.
Question:In what mode will the ICAR AIEEA 2021 exam be held?
National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the entrance test in a computer-based mode only.
Question:How can download the ICAR AIEEA UG admit card 2021?
NTA will release ICAR AIEEA UG admit card 2021 in online mode. Candidates can download it by using their login credentials.
Question:What are details mentioned on the ICAR AIEEA 2021 admit card?
The details like the candidate’s name, the application number, exam centre venue, date & time of the exam are specified on the ICAR AIEEA admit card 2021.
Question:Can I send ICAR AIEEA 2021 application form by post?
No, the ICAR AIEEA application form 2021 for UG courses can be filled and submitted in online mode.
Question:What is the total duration of ICAR AIEEA 2021 exam?
The total duration of the ICAR AIEEA is 150 minutes.
Question:Is there be negative marking in ICAR AIEEA 2021?
Yes, there will be negative marking. For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.
Question:How many questions will be asked in ICAR AIEEA 2021?
There will be a total of 150 questions in the ICAR AIEEA 2021 test.
Question:What if I forget my application number of ICAR AIEEA?
Candidates can get their application form number by clicking the ‘Forgot the application number?’ option provided on the login page.
Question:When will the ICAR AIEEA 2021 result be released?
The result of ICAR AIEEA will be released in the month of August, tentatively.
Question:Who are all eligible for ICAR AIEEA counselling 2021?
Candidates who have appeared in the NTA ICAR AIEEA 2021 exam are eligible for the counselling and seat allotment process.
Question:Is there any mop up round for ICAR AIEEA counselling 2021 be conducted?
Yes, if the seats remain vacant after the three rounds of ICAR AIEEA 2021 seat allotment, the exam authorities will conduct a mop-up round.
Question:If I have not registered for the first allotment of ICAR AIEEA 2021, Can I apply for the third allotment?
No. To appear for the ICAR AIEEA 2021 counselling and seat allotment, candidates should start registering from the 1st round of allotment.
Question:Will I be able to get my ICAR AIEEA 2021 counselling letter by post?
No, the candidates will have to apply for ICAR AIEEA 2021 counselling in online mode at the official website.
Questions related to ICAR AIEEA
When will the ICAR application form start?
The application form will start from April and last long till 4th week of April.
Here are some important dates.
|Application form release||April 2021|
|Last date to submit application form||4 th week of April 2021|
|Last date for submission of hard copy||1 st week of May 2021|
|Admit card issue||4 th week of May 2021|
|ICAR AIEEA 2021 Exam||1 st week of June 2021|
|Result declaration||3 rd week of June 2021|
|Counselling||1 st to 2 nd week of July 2021|
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Im studying agriculture from P.G college University,Ghazipur which is a govt college affiliated with the P.G college jaunpur ,can i give the exam of ICAR AIEEA??
If you have completed your 12th with Maths, Physics, Chemistry or Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Pysics,Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology or Inter agriculature as core subjects in your curriculum then you are eligible for the exam. You should have minimum of 16 years to write the exam.
ICAR AIEEA ug 2021 application form is released??
No, the ICAR AIEEA application form 2021 has not been released yet. It was expected to release on 31 March, 2021 but is not yet. You can keep a check on the official website for updates. The form can be out anytime soon. The link given below will help you with more information -
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ICAR AIEEA ug application form date?
ICAR AIEEA UG 2021 application form is expected to be released by National Testing Agency ( NTA ) on 31 March, 2021. And the ICAR AIEEA UG 2021 applications should be open till 30 April, 2021.
Refer here for more info - ICAR AIEEA 2021 Exam - Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern (careers360.com)
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Study material for animal biotechnology ICAR pg exam?
There are not specific books amd resources available for icar animal biotechnology. You should download previous year question papers and Google the topics, make notes out of them and prepare accordingly.
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