HORTICET Question Paper (Out), Paper Analysis, Answer Key, Admit Card, Exam Dates, Cut off, College Predictor
Exam Date (22-08-2024 (Tuesday))

About HORTICET (Horticulture Common Entrance Test)

HORTICET stands for Horticulture Common Entrance Test which is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University to provide admissions into B.Sc. (hons.) horticulture course for the academic year 2024-24 for Diploma in Horticulture Course passed students from Andhra Pradesh state.

The duration of the B.Sc. (hons.) horticulture course is four years offered by the Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University which is further divided into eight semesters. HORTICET (Horticulture Common Entrance Test) conducts in pen-paper mode (Offline). Students who meet the eligibility conditions can appear in the entrance exam.

HORTICET Full form Horticulture Common Entrance Test
Exam Level State
Conducting Body Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University
Category Bachelor
Mode of Application Offline
HORTICET  Application Form

Eligibility Criteria:

Students seeking admission into Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University for four-year B.Sc. (hons.) horticulture degree course need to fulfil the given eligibility conditions.

Students must have completed Diploma in horticulture course from Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University are eligible to apply.

Students awaiting their final year results can also apply for provisional admission and at time of counselling they have to submit the proof of qualifying exam.

 The minimum age required to appear in the HORTICET (Horticulture Common Entrance Test) is 17 years and upper age limit is 22 years for all students (25 years for S.C. & S.T. students and 27 years for Physically Challenged (Differently abled) students).

Seats Intake: -

Total No. of seats given to diploma holders is 15% of seats of B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture which is 83 seats (36=Private. College Seats +47=University College seats) & 09 EWS quota seats (04 Private College seats +05 University College seats) Total =92 seats (40=Private College seats +52=University College seats).

Reservation Criteria: -

According to rules of Government of Andhra Pradesh.

The above seats will be given in the ratio of 85% for local students and remaining 15% seats will be considered as unreserved quota.

Application Form Fill-out Process:

Applicants are required to apply through the E-application process (online) only. Last date for registration for this academic year is over. Candidates can apply next year by following the process given below.

  1. Visit the official website of Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University.
  2. After that click on the HORTICET -2024 admission portal and " New Registration" link.
  3. Read the instructions carefully before filling out the online application form.
  4. Fill-up all the necessary details in the application form carefully.
  5. Upload your signature, scanned photograph, thumb impression and all the necessary documents in the application form.
  6. Pay the application fee via online mode.
  7. Submit the application form before the last date of registration.

Application Fees: -

Students who wish to apply for the HORTICET -2024 (Horticulture Common Entrance Test), may pay the applicable fee through the online gateway of debit or credit card which is a non-refundable amount.

General category students: - Rs.1200/-

SC/ST & PWD students: - Rs.600/-

Offline mode: -

The payment shall be made through Demand Draft drawn in favour of the “COMPTROLLER, Dr.YSRHU, payable at TADEPALLIGUDEM” in any Nationalized Bank. Enclose proof of receipt for application fee payment (Online payment receipt or NEFT counterfoil with bank seal or enclosed original Demand Draft with application form).

Name of the Account Holder




Account No.


Name of the Branch

Union Bank of India, Tadepalligudem


HORTICET  Syllabus


The Syllabus for the HORTICET -2024 (Horticulture Common Entrance Test) prescribed by Dr.YSRHU (Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University) to Diploma in Horticulture Course passed out students. Applicants are advised to visit the official website for regular updates.

HORTICET  Exam Dates

Exam Dates:

The HORTICET -2024 (Horticulture Common Entrance Test) is a state level entrance exam conducted by Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University to provide admissions into B.Sc. (hons.) horticulture course for the academic year 2024-24.

Students wishing to appear for the exam must meet the eligibility conditions of the exam. For the agriculture courses, the HORTICET-2024 exam has been conducted on and results has been declared on June



Last Date for Registration


Admit Card Download

Will be intimated soon on website

HORTICET -2024 Exam Date and Time

22-08-2024 (Tuesday) 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon

Result Date

As per Dr.YSRHU rules

HORTICET  Admit Card

Exam Admit Card:

The HORTICET -2024 (Horticulture Common Entrance Test) Admit Card will be available on the official website of Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University on before the conduction of exam. Students can access their hall ticket by logging in with their login id and password.

Steps to Get Admit card:

  1. Go to the official website of Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University.
  2. Then after click on the " HORTICET -2024 Admit Card" link.
  3. Enter your login id and password.
  4. Click on the "Submit" button.
  5. Admit card/Hall ticket will be shown on the screen.
  6. Download and print your Admit card/Hall ticket for future reference.

Students are suggested to carry their admit card to the exam centre on exam date. Without the admit-card, students are not permitted for the exam.

HORTICET  Exam Centres

Exam Centres:

TS HORTICET -2024 (Horticulture Common Entrance Test) exam centres are across the Andhra Pradesh State and it is a Pen-paper mode (Offline) which is conducted at state level.

College of Horticulture, Anantharajupeta-516105, Railway koduru (M), Annamayya District, A.P Cell: 7382633651

College of Horticulture, Venkataramannagudem-534101, Tadepalligudem (M), West Godavari District, A.P Cell: 7382633648

College of Horticulture, Seetharampuram Post, Parvathipuram-535502, Parvathipuram Manyam District, Cell: 7382633660

College of Horticulture, Chinalataripi – 523115, Gudlur (M), SPSR Nellore District, Cell: 7382633443


HORTICET  Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern:

Exam Details


Mode of Exam

Pen-paper mode (Offline)

Medium of Exam

English & Telugu

Number of Questions


Types of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Duration of Exam

120 minutes (2 hours)

Exam Centres

Multiple cities across Andhra Pradesh state


Exam Result:

The HORTICET -2024 (Horticulture Common Entrance Test) will be declared on the official website of Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University soon after the conduction of exam.  Aspirants can check their results by using their login id and password.

Steps to get Result:

  1. Go to the official website of Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University.
  2. Then after click on the " HORTICET -2024 Results" link.
  3. Enter your login id and password.
  4. There is “Submit" button option click on it.
  5. Your result will be appeared on the screen.
  6. For future reference download your result.

The merit list of the students will be displayed on the University website. During the preparation of merit list in case of more than one candidate obtained the same marks in Entrance Exam, the tie breaker will resolve by considering the following:

1. The percentage of aggregate marks obtained in the qualifying examination which is OGPA in Diploma in Horticulture course.

2. If the tie still remains, the date of birth (DOB) of the concerned students will be considered and elder one will be given preference.


Exam Cut-off:

The qualifying percentage of marks required for the HORTICET-2024 is 25% of the aggregate marks in case of students belongs to General category and there shall be no minimum qualifying marks in the case of students belongs to SC/ST category. The following documents required at the time of admission.

Attested copies of the 10th standard marks statement and Diploma in Horticulture Course marks statement.

Date of Birth Certificate.

Latest Caste Certificate (In case of ST/SC/ BC’s) issued by the Tahsildar /Mandal Revenue Officer. 

Latest Conduct Certificate released by the Head of the Institute/ college last attended that student has never been found guilty of misconduct while study and never been punished or fined.

Certificates issued by the State concerned authorities in the case of Special categories such as NCC, physically (Saderam Certificate) Disabled persons and CAP.

Three passport size photographs (pasted on the Hall ticket and application form).

Latest Reservation for Economically Weeker Section (EWS) Certificate issued by the Mandal Revenue Officer / Tahsildar.

Proof of application fee receipt of Rs.1200/-for General students and for Rs.600/- in case of SC/ST/Differently abled students.

Helpline: -

Students having any queries regarding Technical Problems and other problems including admissions can email on the given email addresses:

Administrative Office

Dr.Y.S.R. Horticultural University

Venkataramannagudem – 534 101

West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh

Admissions Helpline Number: - 7382633640

Email: write2drysrhu[at]gmail[dot]com