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HORTICET 2018 Results

Updated On - January 23rd 2018

Dr Y.S.R Horticultural University conducts HORTICET (Horticulture Common Entrance Test) every year for admission to its B.Sc. (HONS.) Horticulture Course. Candidates who have completed a Diploma in Horticulture from Andhra Pradesh will only be eligible to apply.

  • In 2018, HORTICET 2018 will be conducted in the month of July 2018. Results for HORTI CET 2018 will be declared tentatively 10 to 15 days after the exam is over.
  • Candidates can check their result by visiting the official website of the university.
  • To check the results for HORTI CET 2018 candidates have to enter his or her application number and roll number as provided to him or her during the registration process.
  • The counselling process will be conducted in August 2018 tentatively after the results and merit lists are declared.

The qualifying percentage decided by the Dr Y.S.R Horticultural University will determine the merit list of HORTI CET 2018 and ultimately the selected list of candidates.

HORTICET 2018 Exam Dates

Candidates must note the following dates which are important for the HORTICET 2018 results:

EventDate (Tentative)
 Date of examination18th July, 2018
Declaration of Results3rd week of August 2018
Commencement of Counselling processlast week of August 2018

How to check HORTICET 2018 Results?

HORTI CET 2018 results will be declared tentatively in the second or third week of July 2018. Candidates have to follow the following steps to get their results: -

  • The first step for the candidate is to keep the application number, roll number and other login credentials like date of birth etc. handy.
  • The second step for the candidate is to visit the official HORTICET website
  • The candidate now has to click on the link that mentions HORTICET 2018 results. This will be featured in the announcements section.
  • On clicking the link, the candidate has to enter his or her login credentials.
  • The candidate will now be redirected to a new webpage where his or her score card will be displayed.

Candidates must keep a tab of his or her result and also take a print out of the same for all future HORTI CET 2018 process.

HORTICET 2018 Merit List

Merit list for HORTI CET 2018 will be declared by Dr Y.S.R Horticultural University on its official website. Post the declaration of HORTI CET 2018 results, the merit list is prepared keeping in mind the scores obtained by all the candidates.

Merit list for HORTI CET 2018 will be announced with the following categories in place:

  • HORTICET 2018 rank of the candidate
  • Application number of the candidate
  • Name of the candidate
  • Qualifying Percentage scored by the candidate in HORTI CET 2018 depending on the candidate’s category (Gen/ OBC/ SC/ ST)

In case there is a tie, i.e. if 2 students get the same marks, then the tie will be resolved on the basis of 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 Qualifying Percentage

Dr Y.S.R Horticultural University announces the qualifying percentage marks for HORTI CET. This qualifying percentage of marks varies across different categories.

In 2016, the qualifying percentage was 25% of the total HORTI CET marks for General Category and Other Backward Classes (OBC) category candidates and for Scheduled Caste (SC) category or Scheduled Tribe (ST) category, there was no minimum qualifying marks.

The qualifying percentage in 2018 will be remaining the same for all categories. However, this may vary on the discretion of the exam conducting authority on the basis of the following factors:

  • Total number of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Average marks obtained by all candidates
  • Difficulty level of the HORTI CET 2018 paper

HORTICET 2018 Counselling

HORTI CET 2018 counselling will be done after the qualifying percentage has been fixed and the merit list has been published on the official Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University website.

This year, there will be a total of 47 seats (15% of the seats of B. Sc (Hons) in Horticulture) up for grabs for candidates appearing through HORTICET.

Reservation of seats will be applicable as per the rules of the Government of Andhra Pradesh.  The above 47 seats will be allocated in the ratio of 85% for local candidates and remaining 15% seats will be treated as unreserved quota.

The list of candidates who have qualified for the counselling process will be given on the official Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University website. Candidates are advised to keep a check on the website for further details on HORTI CET 2018 counselling.

For any queries, candidates are advised to contact the exam conducting authorities at the following address and telephone number:

Dr. Y.S.R Horticultural University
Post Box # 7, Venkataramannagudem-534 101
West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh
Tel: +91 – 8818 – 284311

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




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