Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) M.Sc. & M.Tech Admission 2018

Last Updated - February 16 2018

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), is an ICAR administered Agricultural Institute which is situated in Delhi, India. The Institute was established in 1905. The Institute is more commonly known as Pusa Institute.

Since its inception, the Institute has been providing its students with Postgraduate in 26 Agricultural branches. The exam is followed by a counselling process. The Examination is generally held in May and is organized by ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research). Students want admission in any of the Postgraduate courses provided by the Institute required to appear in AIEEA - PG.

Students required to fill an online Application form in order to appear in AIEEA. The application form for the same generally goes live in April. Students required to ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria before applying.

International Students can also apply for admission in different Postgraduate courses provided by the Institute. IARI also offers Hostel accommodations and other basic facilities to its students.


    15th Apr, 2018 - 30th Apr, 2018

  • Method of Application


IARI M.Sc. & M.Tech Admission 2018 Important Dates

ME/M.Tech & M.Sc
Availability of online forms15th Apr, 2018
Application form last date30th Apr, 2018
Date of examination22nd May, 2018
Result Declared10th Jun, 2018

IARI M.Sc. & M.Tech Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

ME/M.Tech & M.Sc

General Eligibility for AIEEA - PG

  • The aspirant must be an Indian National and should minimum be 19 years old.
  • The aspirant must hold a Bachelor's Degree under 10+2+5, or 10+2+4, 10+2+3, or 10+6 years System in the related branch.

The aspirant must have passed Bachelor's Degree with minimum 60% marks (50% marks for SC/ ST/ PC students), or 6.0 out of 10.0 CGPA (5.6 out of 10.0 CGPA for SC/ ST/ PC students).

IARI M.Sc. & M.Tech Admission 2018 How To Apply

ME/M.Tech & M.Sc

Students want admission in any of the Postgraduate courses provided by the University required to appear in AIEEA. Education), ICAR, Room 216, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan - II, Pusa, New Delhi 110012.

Aspirants in their final year of the Undergraduate program are also allowed to appear for the exam offered they meet the eligibility criteria by the date of counselling. The application fee can be paid online as well as offline.

A student has to fill an online application form for the same. The hard copy of the same is sent via Speed/ Registered Mail to the Office of Controller of Examinations (Agril. A copy of the same is generated and should be downloaded. A student can take the stated Examination in only one single major subject group.

The application form should be filled correctly along with successful fee payment.

IARI M.Sc. & M.Tech Admission 2018 Admission Procedure

ME/M.Tech & M.Sc

Aspirants are selected for admission to IARI on the basis of performance in AIEEA-PG. The exam is organized for 20 major subject groups.

The test paper has 150 multiple-choice questions and 10 cross-matching type questions. Students should make sure that all the details are accurate before leaving the Counselling venue.

The students who are not allotted a seat in the counselling process due to the unavailability of seats should submit a request for admission via Waitlist. In case of a wrong response objective question, one mark will be deducted from the total score and 0.2 marks will be deducted for every wrong response cross-matching question. A Proforma for the same is offered to the students at the time of counselling only.

Aspirants who qualify AIEEA-Post Graduate have to go via a counseling process. In the case of any vacancies, such students are notified of the same and are considered for admission.

Students required to fill in their preferences in the form and has to submit the same at the Counselling desk.

Along with all the certificates, students will have to submit a provisional admission fee of INR 2000 once the seat is allotted to them and all the documents are verified.

A Provisional Admission Letter will be allocated to the students stating their allotted Institute and Subject/ Course. AIEEA-Post Graduate is a national level entrance exam organized by ICAR for admission to Post Graduate programs in Agriculture and Allied Sciences. Counseling in question is an online process and only qualified students are applicable to attend the counselling process. While for every accurate objective question, the aspirant will be honored 4 marks, for every accurate cross-matching type question they will be honored 5 marks.

Students required to carry the original and self-attested copies of the following documents for the counselling:

  • Valid Registration Certificate (only for Veterinary graduates).
  • Domicile certificate, if eligible.
  • Hall Ticket of AIEEA.
  • Counselling Call Letter from ICAR.
  • Category certificate, if eligible.
  • Character Certificate from the head of the student's earlier Institution.
  • Class 10th Certificate as proof of Date of Birth.
  • Class 10th &12th, and B.Sc. Degree Certificate and Mark sheets.
  • Medical Certificate, in the case of a PC (Physically Challenged) aspirant.
  • Recent color passport size photographs (same as that uploaded in the Application form).

Students will have to fill a Counselling form at the time of counselling.

IARI M.Sc. & M.Tech Admission 2018 Reservation Procedure

CategorySeats Reserved (%)
PC (Physically challenged)3

Note: 2% seats under each branch are reserved for students of remote and Underprivileged States/ UTs, that is Andaman & Nicobar Island, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Arunachal Pradesh, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep, Goa, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura, and Sikkim. Students will have to offer a Domicile certificate under this Quota.

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