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HORTICET 2019 HORTICULTURE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST

Exam Days Left: 84 days
Examination Date: 2019-07-18
Application Form Date: 2019-06-05
Result Announcement Date: 2019-07-23
Mode of the exam: Offline
Duration of exam: 2 hours
Number of seats: 47
Type of questions: objective
Language of the exam: Telugu Language
Officlial Website: https://www.drysrhu.edu.in/ 
About HORTICET

Horticulture Common Entrance Test (HORTICET) 2019 is a state level exam conducted by Dr.Y.S.R. Horticultural University (Dr. YSRHU), Venkataramannagudem. HORTICET 2019 is a renowned pre-agriculture exam for candidates seeking admission into B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture, which is a four year UG degree program, at Dr. YSRHU. This year, HORTICET 2019 is tentatively scheduled for July 18, 2019  in offline mode in Telugu language.

How To Prepare

HORTICET 2019 will be conducted via a single question paper that will consist of a single section. Aspirants can choose to attempt any question in the order they want. They will have to mark their answers on an OMR sheet by darkening the respective bubble. There will be no sectional time limit i.e. no restriction of solving a particular section within a stipulated amount of time in HORTICET 2019. 

  • The question paper will be available in the Telugu language only.
  • It will comprise of 200 objective type questions which have to be solved within 120 minutes.
  • The maximum marks a candidate can score in HORTICET 2019 are 200.
  • Participants will be required to select the answer that seems the most accurate out of 4 alternative options given in the question paper.
  • They must note that negative marking will not be applicable in this entrance test.
Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for HORTICET 2019 is based on higher secondary school level knowledge. It will be as decided by Dr. YSRHU.

The questions asked will be based on all the topics covered in the 2-year Diploma in Horticulture program offered by the university. Participants must make sure that they follow the right syllabus to prepare well for the exam. The important topics for the test are given below:

  • Applied Physical Sciences and Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Crop physiology
  • Floriculture
  • Medicinal and aromatic plants
  • Genetics and breeding of horticulture crops
  • Principle of horticulture and plant biotechnology
  • Application of nano- technology
  • Agricultural principles
  • Commercial horticulture and bio-inputs
  • Forestry, natural resources and environmental sciences
  • Vegetable science and post harvest technology
  • Entomology and apiculture
  • Disease and pest management
Exam Eligibility

Before the submission of application form for HORTICET 2019, candidates must carefully read and understand eligibility criteria for appearing in HORTICET 2019. Eligibility criteria for exam are formulated by Dr. YSRHU. Following are the important eligibility criteria points to be understood –

  • Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Minimum Age: Candidate must turn 17 years before or on 31st December of the year of admission
  • Maximum Age Limit: For candidates belonging to General or Backward Class (BC), maximum permissible age to appear for HORTICET 2019 is 22 years. For candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories, maximum age limit has been relaxed to 25 years as per government norms. Furthermore, for physically handicapped candidates, upper age limit has been further relaxed till 27 years as per government norms
  • Educational Qualifications: Candidates must have necessarily passed Diploma in Horticulture course from Dr. YSRHU. Also, candidates who will be completing their Diploma in academic year 2016-17, are eligible to apply for HORTICET 2019. However, candidate will have to submit his/her Final Memorandum of Marks-cum-Pass Certificate of Diploma in Horticulture during counselling process
Centers/Participating Colleges
Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth Parbhani, Maharashtra
Dr.YSR Horticultural University Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh
Fees Structure
General and BC 600
BC and BT 300
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