Dr. YSR Horticultural University PG (M.Sc and Ph.D.) Admission 2018 – Dr. YSR Horticultural University has released notification for admission into M.Sc.(Horticulture) from candidates possessing B.Sc.(Hort.)/ B.Sc.(Hons.) Horticulture Degree and for Ph.D. (Horticulture) from candidates possessing M.Sc.(Hort.) Degree in various specializations. The complete detail of Dr. YSR Horticultural University PG (M.Sc and Ph.D.) Admission 2018 such as the application form & fee, eligibility criteria, selection process etc. are given below.

Dr. YSR Horticultural University PG (M.Sc and Ph.D.) Admission 2018

Dr. YSR Horticultural University offers admission to the following PG (M.Sc and Ph.D.) for the academic year 2018-2019. Candidates can read here all the necessary details of Dr. YSR Horticultural University PG (M.Sc and Ph.D.) Admission 2018 along with the schedule of entrance examination of M.Sc. (Hort.) and Ph.D. (Hort.) Courses for the academic year 2018-19.

Expected schedule for the Dr. YSR Horticultural University PG (M.Sc and Ph.D.) Admission 2018 is given below.

Events Dates
Date of Notification 18 Jun 2018
Last Date for receipt of applications 17 Jul 2018
Date and Time of Entrance Test
M.Sc.(Hort.) 07 Aug 2018 (10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
Ph.D.(Hort.) 08 Aug 2018 (10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
Date & Time of Counselling for qualified candidates
M.Sc.(Hort.) 29 Aug 2018 (10:00 AM)
Ph.D.(Hort.) 30 Aug 2018 (10:00 AM)

Eligibility Criteria

Qualification : The candidates seeking admission into Ph.D (Horticulture) course should have secured a minimum OGPA of 6.50/10.00 in M.Sc.(Horticulture) from ICAR Accreditated Universitites where as candidates seeking admission into Master’s Degree in Horticulture must have passed the relevant Bachelor’s Degree i.e, B.Sc. (Hort.) / B.Sc. (Hons.) Hortilculture and have secured minimum OGPA of 5.50/10.00.
Age : The upper age limit is 40 years as on 1st July, 2018

Seats Intake

(I) For M.Sc.(Hort.) Programmes

A total of 48 seats (36 with stipend & 12 without stipend) with specialization in Fruit Science-9 (7+2), Vegetable Science-11(9+2), Floriculture and Landscape Architecture-8(6+2),Spices, Plantations, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops6(4+2), Post Harvest Technology-6 (4+2), Horticultural Plant Pathology- 4(3+1) and Horticultural Entomology-4(3+1).

A total of 4 seats (without stipend and with higher tution fee) in the following departments. M.Sc.(Hort.) with specialization in Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Floriculture and Landscape Architecture, Plantation, Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic Crops, Post Harvest Technology ,Horticultural Entomology and Horticultural Plant Pathology is also available for out of state quota.

(II) For Ph.D. (Hort.) Programmes

A total of 12 Seats (6 with stipend and 6 without stipend) with specializtion in Fruit Science-4(2+2), Vegetable Science-4(2+2), Floriculture and Landscape Architecture-2(1+1) and Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops -2(1+1). Out of 12 seats 6 seats with stipend and 6 six without stipend and one (1) extra seat is alloted to University toppers in M.Sc.(Hort.) Programme (Inspire fellow) from outside state universities over and above regular seats.

Application Form

Application forms duly filled in all respects with relevant certificates together with Demand Draft should be sent to “The Registrar, Dr.Y.S.R. Horticultural University, Administrative Office, Post Box No.7, Venkataramannagudem, Near Tadepalligudem, 534101, West Godavari District so as to reach on or before July 17, 2018 by 4.00 pm.

Application Form: 

  • Click here to download application form for M.Sc. (Hort.)
  • Click here to download application form for M.Sc. (Hort.) (Outside State Quota)
  • Click here to download application form for Ph.D (Horticulture)

Applications received after due date will not be entertained. University will not be held responsible for any Postal delay.

Application Fee

  • For M.Sc (Horticulture)
    • Rs.500/- (General and OBC)
    • Rs.250/- (SC/ST/PHC)
  • For Ph.D (Horticulture)
    • Rs.1000/- (General and OBC)
    • Rs.500/- (SC/ST/PHC)

Selection Criteria

M.Sc.(Horticulture) : The selection will be based on the academic record for B.Sc.(Hort.) – (50%) and performance in Entrance test (50%) for General and OBC candidates. The candidates who secures 50% or more will be eligible for interview / counselling which is relaxable in case of SC/ST candidates to the extent of seats reserved for them.The entrance test will be objective type for 200 marks, covering all relevant subjects at Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture of this University.

Ph.D. (Horticulture): The Selection will be based on academic record for M.Sc.(Hort.) (M.Sc.(Hort.) – 30%, B.Sc(Hort.) – 20%, and performance in Entrance Test (50%) for General & OBC candidates without Interview are eligible for counseling. which is relaxable in case of SC/ST candidates to the extent of seats reserved for them. The entrance test will be objective type for 200 marks in the core and non-core courses of major departments only.

Official website: www.drysrhu.edu.in.

For more details of M.Sc (Horticulture) Admission check – Information Brochure.
For more details of M.Sc (Horticulture) outside state quota Admissions check – Information Brochure.
For more details of Ph.D (Horticulture) Admission check – Information Brochure.

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