Dr. YSR Horticultural University is established by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2007 to provide quality education and training in horticulture to students. It is second Horticulture University of the nation and first in south India. For Andhra Pradesh being the leader in the production of mango, oil palm, chilies, turmeric, sweet orange, papaya and also being the second largest producer of total fruits, deserves a Horticultural university to increase the productivity, sustainability, and commercialization of horticulture in the state.  

Dr. YSR Horticulture University Highlights

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Campus Area

1 crore acres


Over 13,200 books+3500 e-journals



How to Reach

Aerial Dist. 750 km

Rail Dist. 850 km

Road Dist. 975 km

Dr. YSR Horticulture University Courses and Admission

Undergraduate Courses


Postgraduate Courses




Dr. YSR Horticulture University B. Sc. / Diploma Admission

Candidate should have passed the Intermediate Examination of 10+2 format conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the University or Board of Intermediate Education with either of the following subjects:

  1. Physical Sciences
  2. Biological or Natural Science
  3. To get a diploma from Dr. YSR Horticulture University one should have completed 10th class from a reputed board with minimum grade being 5.0

Dr. YSR Horticulture University M.Sc. Admission

For pursuing M. Sc from YSR Horticulture University, one should have completed their 10+2 from a recognized board and should hold a bachelor’s degree from a known university.

Dr. YSR Ph. D. Admission

The candidate should have completed his/her postgraduation from a recognized University. Admissions will be done on the basis of the following criteria:

  1. The academic record of M.Sc. (Hort.) - 30%
  2. The academic record of B.Sc. (Hort.) - 10%
  3. Performance in Entrance Test - 50%
  4. Interview – 10%

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Dr. YSR Horticulture University Placement

Dr. YSR Horticulture University offers Placements to candidates on the basis of the marks acquired consistently over the years in their respective course. Placements take place on/off campus every year.

Dr. YSR Horticulture University Ranking

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Dr. YSR Horticulture University Scholarships

Scholarships are offered to deserving candidates, particularly to those from low-economic backgrounds Or from Reserved Categories. Even those who do exceptionally well get a chance to avail the scholarship.

  • HTRA scholarship for M.Sc. , and Ph.D. Students/Scholars
  • Merit cum Mean Scholarship for General & OBC Category Students
  • Institute Scholarship for SC/ST Students
  • Central Sector Scholarship for SC Students (Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment)                                 

Dr. YSR Horticulture University Facilities


  • All the Colleges of Horticulture run by the university have hostel facilities for both boys and girls.
  • The five Horticulture Polytechnics too provide fully equipped hostel facilities for the students.

Sports: Students of this university are encouraged to take part in various games and sports which would help them to stay healthy and fit, that will also give dimensions to their curriculum.

Events and Festivals Celebrated:

  • Women’s Day Celebration
  • Independence Day Celebrations
  • Guava Day
  • Republic Day