NTA extends ICAR AIEEA 2019 Registration date till May 8

The National Testing Agency, NTA has extended the last date of registration for ICAR AIEEA 2019. The last date to apply now is till May 8, 2019, as per India Today report. Those candidates who are yet to apply can do by visiting the official website, ntaicar.nic.in. The examination will be held by NTA on July 1, 2019. As per the official brochure released by the Agency, the admit card for ICAR AIEEA 2019 will be released on June 10, 2019. Candidates will have almost 20 days time to download the admit card before the examination date, noted the report.

Revised Dates

  • Last date for submission of application form: May 8, 2019
  • Last date for fee payment: May 9, 2019
  • Online correction in particulars of application form: May 13-20, 2019
  • Downloading of e-admit card from NTA website: June 10, 2019

Educational Qualification

  • For admission to ICAR AIEEA (PG) programs through the entrance examination conducted by NTA, only the candidates having passed graduation with four/six (10+6 B.Sc. Ag.)/five years (B.V.Sc. and AH) degree programme from any recognized University will be eligible
  • Candidates passed out from private Agricultural Universities/Colleges not accredited by ICAR will not be considered for admission through this examination
  • In order to appear in ICAR-AIEEA (UG) 2019, candidates must have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education or any other examination within scope and standard found to be equivalent to the Senior Secondary Examination of a recognized Indian Board/University with minimum prescribed marks/grade, after a period of 12 years of study

ICAR conducts All India Entrance Examinations for admission to various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate courses in Agriculture universities. ICAR AIEEA fill seats for four ICAR-DUs namely, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) and Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) are also filled up through the same examination.

The Agency has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organization to hold entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions. To assess competence of candidates for admissions and recruitment has always been a challenge in terms of matching with research based international standards, efficiency, transparency and error free delivery. The National Testing Agency is entrusted to address all such issues using best in every field, from test preparation, to test delivery and to test marking.

Objectives

  • To conduct efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admission, and recruitment purposes
  • To undertake research on educational, professional and testing systems to identify gaps in the knowledge systems and take steps for bridging them
  • To identify experts and institutions in setting examination questions
  • To produce and disseminate information and research on education and professional development standards

Functions

  • To identify partner institutions with adequate infrastructure from the existing schools and higher education institutions which would facilitate conduct of online examinations without adversely impacting their academic routine
  • To create a question bank for all subjects using the modern techniques
  • To establish a strong R&D culture as well as a pool of experts in different aspects of testing
  • To help individual colleges and universities in the field of testing and to provide training and advisory services to the institutions in India
  • To provide quality testing services to the academic institutions in India
  • To develop a state of the art culture of testing in India by using domestic and international expertise. To collaborate with international organizations like ETS to achieve the same
  • To undertake any other examination that is entrusted to it by the Ministries/Departments of Government of India/State Governments
  • To undertake the reforms and training of school boards as well as other bodies where the testing standards should be comparable with the entrance examinations

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