Dr. YSR Horticultural University conducts HORTICET for intake of the candidates in B.Sc. Horticulture program. The CET is held once a year, in pen and paper mode. The candidates can check all the details about HORTICET 2018 from this page.

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The Horticulture Common Entrance Test (HORTICET) 2018 will be held in the month of July 2018. The University will only invite eligible candidates to apply for the entrance exam and admission. The dates and details of the exam will release on the official website, which is www.drysrhu.edu.in. The qualifiers of the exam will receive admission in B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture Degree program, which is a 4 years course. Check more details about HORTICET 2018 from this page.

HORTICET 2018 Important Dates

Commencement of online Application Form June 2018
Last date for submission of Application Form Fourth week of June
HORTICET 2018 July 2018

HORTICET 2018 Result

The Rank list of the candidates will be displayed in the University website. For the preparation of merit list in case of more than one student securing the same marks, the tie shall be resolved by considering the following:

    • The percentage of aggregate marks secured in the qualifying examination i.e., OGPA in Diploma in Horticulture course.
    • If the tie still persists the date of birth of the concerned candidates shall be considered and elder one shall be given preference.

HORTICET 2018 Admit Card

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 will not receive the Hall tickets can however download the Hall Ticket from the University website and attend the HORTICET test.

HORTICET 2018 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of HORTICET 2018 is as mentioned below:

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

HORTICET 2018 Application Form

Interested candidates can apply for admission in the prescribed proforma along with application fee. Application form duly filled should reach prescribed address. Applications received after the last date will not be entertained and Dr. YSRHU is not responsible for any postal delay.

Eligibility Criteria of HORTICET 2018

A pass in Diploma in Horticulture course from Dr. YSRHU.(Those who are going to complete the Diploma requirements in 2016-17 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 S.C. & S.T. candidates and 27 years in respect of Physically Challenged (Disabled persons) candidates.

Reservation under HORTICET 2018

      • 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.

Exam Center of HORTICET 2018

There will be only one exam centre for HORTICET 2018 and it will be:

      • College of Horticulture, Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University, Venkataramannagudem-534101, Near Tadepalligudem, West Godavari Dist., on 18-07-2018 (Tuesday) from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.

Qualifying Marks

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.

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