HORTICET 2020: Application, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

HORTICETThe HORTICET is popularly known as Horticulture Common Entrance Test and this test is managed by Dr.YSR Horticultural University. The Horticulture Common Entrance Test is the state level entrance examination and this examination is conducted to provide admission to the candidates in the undergraduate horticulture course.

Those applicants are interested to get admission in the various horticulture course, they can apply in the HORTICET examination by filling the Application Form through online mode from the official website of Dr. YSR Horticultural University. There are many of the applicants may appear to get admission in this course.

Those applicants want to get admission in B.Sc (Hons) Horticulture program; they can apply in HORTICET by filling the application form through offline mode by visiting on the official website.

This examination is conducted every year to offer admission to the applicants in their aspiring program and on the basis of eligibility criteria candidates can apply.

Here, from this content, candidates will get the detailed information of HORTICET 2020 in which includes HORTICET exam dates, Application Form, and eligibility criteria.

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Admit Card/Hall Ticket Click Here
Result / Merit  Click Here
Counseling/ Admission Procedure Click Here

HORTICET 2020 Highlights

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Full-FormHorticulture Common Entrance Test
Exam TypesUG/PG Level
Exam LevelState Level
Courses OfferedAll UG, PG, and Diploma Courses
Conducting Body Dr. Y. S. R. Horticulture University
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline (PPT)
Exam DateTo be Announced
Exam Duration02 Hours
Official websitehttps://www.drysrhu.edu.in/

Tel: 91 – 8818 – 284311 91 – 8818 – 284223
Email ID: [email protected],[email protected]

HORTICET Exam Dates 2020

There are the important dates of the HORTICET exam has mentioned below for candidates and they have to check it.

EventDate (Tentative)
Application Form Availability1st week of June 2020
Last Date of Application SubmissionLast week of June 2020
Availability of Admit Card1st week of July 2020
Date of Examination2nd week of July 2020
Declaration of Result4th-week of July 2020
Commencement of Counselling ProcessAugust 2020

HORTICET Application Form 2020

Those applicants are aspiring to get admission in the various horticulture programs from this university; they can fill the Application Form of HORTICET through offline mode only. They have to download the Application Form and also take the print out of it. The Application Form filling procedure has mentioned below.

  • Primarily, applicants need to visit on the official webpage of Dr.Y.S.R Horticultural University (Dr. YSRHU).
  • The applicants have to click on the ‘More Announcements’ tab available on the webpage.
  • Applicants can download the notification, which will be available in PDF format.
  • The applicants can purchase application form or also can download it from the official website.
  • The candidates should have to log in on the official webpage and click on the examination section.
  • Candidates should have to fill all the required details in the application form such as Name of the Applicant, Diploma ID number, Fathers Name, Sex, Place of Birth, Details of Study Particulars, Address and Demand Draft Particulars
  • After filling all the details in the application form and they have to send it to the authority on this address

The Registrar, Dr. YSR Horticulture University,
Venkataramannagudem- 534101
W.G.Dt, Andhra Pradesh

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralINR 600
Backward ClassINR 600
Physically DisabledINR 300

Details to be filled in the Application Form

  • Name of Applicant
  • Diploma ID No
  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Sex
  • Place of Birth
  • Region
  • Category
  • Details of Study particulars – 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and Diploma in Horticulture
  • Address for Correspondence
  • Phone/Mobile No
  • Demand Draft Particulars

HORTICET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants should have to check their eligibility criteria before filling the Application Form and the eligibility criteria details have mentioned below.

  • The applicants should be a citizen of India.
  • Applicants age should be 17 years before or on 31st December of the year of admission
  • For candidates belonging to General or Backward Class (BC), maximum permissible age to appear for HORTICET  22 years. For candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories, the maximum age limit has been relaxed to 25 years as per government norms. Furthermore, for physically handicapped candidates, the upper age limit has been further relaxed till 27 years as per government norms
  • Applicants should be necessarily qualified in Diploma in Horticulture course from Dr. YSRHU. Also, candidates should have to complete their Diploma to be eligible to apply for HORTICET. However, the candidate must have to submit Final Memorandum of Marks-cum-Pass Certificate of Diploma in Horticulture during the counseling process

HORTICET 2020 Exam Pattern

The appeared candidates should have to prefer the exam pattern for the better preparation of examination and by preferring the exam pattern; applicants will be able to know the structure of question paper. The exam pattern has mentioned below.

Mode of ExaminationOffline
Number of Questions200 MCQs
Maximum Marks200
Duration of Exam2 hours

HORTICET 2020 Syllabus

There is the syllabus of HORTICET has provided below for the candidates and the syllabus includes subjects and topics.

Name of the BookAuthorISBN
Handbook Of HorticultureChadha K L8171640060
Basic HorticultureJitendra Singh9327239849
Horticulture at a GlanceDRam & B B Singh9351247732
MCQs in HorticultureBharat Singh Hada183990045
Objective HorticultureAnil Verma9381450234
Question Bank of HorticultureGupta S.NB00IG33QL8 (ASIN)
Glaustas HorticultureP Muthukumar8183990711

HORTICET Admit Card 2020

The applicants will get the admit card through online mode from the official website of Dr. YSRHU and only those candidates have submitted the Application Form successfully, they will be able to get the admit card by downloading it from the official website.

It is the mandatory document, which should carry by all of the candidates at the examination center and they also have to take the copies of admit card for future use.

HORTICET Result 2020

The result of HORTICET will declare in the month of July 2020 and those candidates have given the examination of HORTICET, they can check their results through online mode from the official website of Dr. YSR Horticultural University.

The applicants will be shortlisted in the merit list through authority on the basis of marks scored by candidates in the examination of HORTICET.

HORTICET Cut off 2020

On the official website of Dr. YSR Horticultural University, the cut off marks will be disclosed for the applicants to provide them admission. The cutoff marks are the minimum marks and those will sore the minimum or more than cut off marks, they will be able to get admission.

Those belong to General and BC categories, the qualify percentage of marks is 25% of aggregate marks.

HORTICET Counseling 2020

The counseling procedure will conduct by Dr. YSR Horticultural University in the month of August. Only those applicants can attend the counseling procedure, those have shortlisted in the merit list. It is necessary for candidates to attend the counseling procedure on the mentioned date through authority and they also have to bring the required documents for verification. The document details have provided below.

  • Mark Sheet of 10th class
  • Mark sheet of Diploma in Horticulture from Dr. YSRHU
  • Age Proof
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Scorecard of HORTICET

HORTICET Exam Center

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HORTICET exam will be held in the 2nd week of July 2020 only at one examination center.

College of Horticulture, Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University,


Near Tadepalligudem,

West Godavari District

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