ICAR Organization: Institutions/Subsidiaries under Indian Council of Agricultural Research

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research: List of All ICAR Subsidiaries and Institutions

ICAR: Introduction

ICAR or Indian Council of Agricultural Research is one of the top central government organizations which is dedicated to research and education in Agriculture sectors in India. ICAR is an autonomous body – a leading organization in central government for coordinating agricultural education and research in India. ICAR is governed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research is the biggest and widest network of agricultural research and education institutes in the world over!

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A List* of All the Subsidiaries and Institutions under Indian Council of Agricultural Research and its:

Please find below the listings of different organizations and institution that are administrated, controlled, managed, and presided by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.


ICAR Institutions List:


ICAR has a very wide and vast network of institutes, universities, research centers, Directorates, and Bureaux. Find below the list below. To view the full listing of its institutions, see after this section.

  • 6 Deemed Universities
  • 64 ICAR Institutions
  • 16 National Research Centers
  • 6 National Bureaux
  • 25 Directorates/Project Directorates(upgraded NRCs-12)

List of Deemed Universities under ICAR:


  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
  • National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana
  • Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, Maharashtra


List of All the Institutes under ICAR:


  • Central Agroforestry Research Institute , Jhansi
  • Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur
  • Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar
  • Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa, Goa
  • Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore
  • Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai
  • Central Institute for Arid Horticulture, Bikaner
  • Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
  • Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hissar
  • Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Visakhapatnam
  • Central Institute for Research on Cattle, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
  • Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom
  • Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar
  • Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal
  • Central Institute of Cotton Research, Nagpur
  • Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin
  • Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubneshwar
  • Central Institute of Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai
  • Central Institute of Sub Tropical Horticulture, Lucknow
  • Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar
  • Central Institute of Post harvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana
  • Central Island Agricultural Research Institute , Port Blair
  • Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi
  • Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasargod
  • Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla
  • Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibers, Barrackpore
  • Central Research Institute of Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad
  • Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Rajasthan
  • Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal
  • Central Tobacco Research Institute, Rajahmundry
  • Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum
  • ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna
  • ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Barapani
  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Jharkhand
  • Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi
  • Indian Grassland and Fevener Research Institute, Jhansi
  • Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Ranchi
  • Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research, Modipuram
  • Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru
  • Indian Institute of Maize Research,New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi
  • Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research, Eluru
  • Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Seed Research, Mau
  • Indian Institute of Soil Sciences, Bhopal
  • Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun
  • Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut
  • Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow
  • Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi
  • Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneshwar
  • Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal
  • National Academy of Agricultural Research & Management, Hyderabad
  • National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Malegaon, Maharashtra
  • National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, New Delhi
  • National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru
  • National Institute of Biotic Stresses Management, Raipur
  • National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal
  • National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkata
  • National Institute of Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Informatics, Hebbal, Bengaluru
  • National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack
  • Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore
  • Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora


List of All the National Research Centers under ICAR:


  • National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, New Delhi
  • National Research Centre for Banana(NRCB), Trichi
  • National Research Centre for Citrus, Nagpur
  • National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune
  • National Research Centre on Litchi, Muzaffarpur
  • National Research Centre on Pomegranate, Solapur
  • National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner
  • National Research Centre on Equines, Hisar
  • National Research Centre on Integrated Farming, Motihari
  • National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad
  • National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema, Nagaland
  • National Research Centre on Orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim
  • National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati
  • National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, New Delhi
  • National Research Centre on Seed Spices, Ajmer
  • National Seed Research And Training Centre, Varanasi
  • National Research Centre on Yak, West Kemang


List of All the Bureaus under ICAR:


  • National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru
  • National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Micro Organisms, Mau Nath Bhanjan, Uttar Pradesh
  • National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, Haryana
  • National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi
  • National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning, Nagpur, Maharashtra


List of All the Directorates/Project Directorates under ICAR:


  • Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur
  • Directorate of Cold Water Fisheries Research, Bhimtal, Nainital
  • Directorate of Floricultural Research, Pune, Maharashtra
  • Directorate of Groundnut Research, Junagarh
  • Directorate of Knowledge Management in Agriculture (DKMA), New Delhi
  • Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, Anand
  • Directorate of Mushroom Research, Solan
  • Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad
  • Directorate of Rapeseed & Mustard Research, Bharatpur
  • Directorate of Soybean Research, Indore
  • Directorate of Weed Research, Jabalpur
  • Directorate on Onion and Garlic Research, Pune
  • Project Directorate on Foot & Mouth Disease, Mukteshwar


ICAR Headquarters and its Official/Corporate Address:

ICAR or Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s headquarters is located New Delhi.

Indian Council of Agriculture Research

Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi 110 001

Contact Details: ICAR Telephone Directory


ICAR: Examination system:

All India Entrance Exam for Agriculture (AIEEA) is an entrance exam for admission into the agricultural universities recognized by ICAR.


Agricultural Research Service:

The Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) conducts all India competitive examination Agricultural Research Service (ARS), to recruit posts in the ARS of Indian Council of Agricultural Research.


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