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Dr YSR Horticultural University HORTICET 2018 - Dates, Application

Dr YSR Horticultural University announces HORTICET for Admission to B.Sc. Hons 2018

Dr YSR Horticultural University HORTICET 2018 - Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University invites applications from Diploma in Horticulture candidates for admission into four years B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture Degree Program through HORTICET-2018 for the academic year 2018-19

Candidates can check the complete information of HORTICET 2018 application process, eligibility criteria and other information through this page below.


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Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 28th June 2018 by 04.00 pm
  • Date of Common Entrance Test: 18th July 2018 (Tuesday, 10.00 am to 12.00 noon)


Eligibility Criteria

  • A pass in Diploma in Horticulture course from Dr. YSRHU (Those who are going to complete the Diploma requirements in 2018-19 academic year can also apply, but submission of Final Memorandum of Marks-cum-Pass Certificate of Diploma in Horticulture is must at the time of Admission counselling)

Age Limit

  • The candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission with an upper age limit of 22 years for all candidates and 25 years in respect of SC/ST candidates and 27 years in respect of Physically Challenged (Disabled persons) candidates


  • Total No. of seats allotted to diploma holders is 15% of seats of B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture: i.e., 83 seats {47 (Govt. College seats) + 36 (Pvt College Seats)}


  • As per rules of Government of Andhra Pradesh; the above seats will be allocated in the ratio of 85% for local candidates and remaining 15% seats will be treated as unreserved quota


  • The Syllabus prescribed by Dr. YSRHU to Diploma in Horticulture Course

Duration & Marks

  • Entrance test is for 2.00 hours duration and the question paper (Multiple choice objective type questions) consists of 200 multiple choice bits. The question paper contains questions in Telugu Medium


Exam Centre

  • College of Horticulture, Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University, Venkataramannagudem-534101, Near Tadepalligudem, West Godavari Dist., on 18th July 2018 (Tuesday) from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon

Issue of Hall Tickets

  • The list of eligible candidates along with the Hall Ticket numbers will be displayed in the University website i.e., www.drysrhu.edu.in
  • Those candidates who have not received the Hall tickets can however download the Hall Ticket from the University website and attend the HORTICET test

Qualifying Marks for HORTICET-2018

  • The qualifying percentage of marks for the HORTICET-2018 is 25% of the aggregate marks for General/BC categories and in the case of SC / ST candidates, there shall be no minimum qualifying marks for ranking the candidates in HORTICET being conducted by the Dr. YSRHU


Application Procedure

  • Admission in our B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture Degree Program through HORTICET 2018 has to fill the downloaded application form from the official website www.drysrhu.edu.in
  • Original Demand draft for Rs.650/- for General/BC candidates and for Rs.325/- (Rupees Three hundred twenty-five only) in case of SC/ST/Physically Disabled persons drawn in favour of “Comptroller, Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University, payable at Tadepalligudem” on any Nationalized Bank
  • Application form duly filled should reach "The Registrar, Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University, Admin., Office: Venkataramannagudem-534101, Near Tadepalligudem, West Godavari Distt on or before 28th June 2018 by 04.00 pm either in person or by post


Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University

Venkataramannagudem, Tadepalligudem-534101, PO Box No.7, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, Website www.yspuniversity.ac.in