Information Bulletin for CUET (ICAR-UG) – 2024 All India Entrance Examination for Admission to Bachelor Degree Programs


In 2024-25, All India Entrance Examination for Admission, CUET (ICAR-UG) shall be conducted for admission to Bachelor Degree programs in Agriculture and Allied Sciences (other than Veterinary Sciences), at Agricultural Universities on 20% of the University seats [100% seats in RLBCAU, Jhansi; Dr. RPCAU Pusa, Bihar; ICAR-NDRI, Karnal; ICAR-IARI, New Delhi and its Hubs.

The CUET (ICAR-UG)-2024 Examination for the Academic Session 2024-25 will be conducted at centers/cities identified and finalized by NTA, all over the country, enabling participation of a large number of candidates seeking admission in 12 Bachelor degree programs in all AUs/Institutes under ICAR-AU system.

Candidates declared eligible for registration and choice filling for counselling by ICAR will only be
considered for allocation of program/subject and the Agricultural University.

There is no provision of direct nomination for admission through ICAR in any Bachelor degree programs in Agriculture and Allied Sciences without qualifying in CUET (ICAR-UG)-2024

To align with New Education Policy (NEP 2020) and reduce the burden on students for appearing in multiple entrance examination for admissions in AUs, ICAR took an initiative and provides the data to AUs if they wish to utilize the NTA scores for UG admissions.


Degree Programs available for Admission in 2024-25

During academic session 2024-25, admission to 12 Bachelor degree programs of four years duration is available to Indian Nationals based on the merit-rank in CUET (ICAR-UG)-2024. Candidates may note that all Undergraduate Degrees in the disciplines of Agricultural Sciences have been declared as professional degrees and are detailed as under:

Code No            Degree Programme for Admission
01                        B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
02                        B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture
03                        B.F.Sc. Bachelor of Fisheries Sciences
04                        B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry
05                       B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science
06                       B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Nutrition and Dietetics
07                       B.Sc. (Hons.) Sericulture
08                       B. Tech. Agricultural Engineering
09                       B. Tech. Dairy Technology
10                       B. Tech. Food Technology
11                       B. Tech. Biotechnology
12                       B.Sc. (Hons.) Natural Farming

University-wise and Subject–wise Number of Seats Available for Admission

Tentative number of seats available for admission through CUET (ICAR-UG)-2024 in 12 different disciplines/programs of relevant Agricultural Universities under ICAR-AU system for the academic session 2024-25 is given at Annexure I. However, final number of seats will be displayed on ICAR website at the time of online counseling. During academic year 2023-24, total number of ICAR
AIQ seats available for admission in 12 different Bachelor Degree programs was 5221