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Undergraduate Programmes

I. Main Campus of the University,
Nauni-Solan (HP)

II. College of Horticulture & Forestry, Neri
District Hamirpur (HP)

i) B Sc (Hons) Horticulture 4-year Programme

ii) B Sc (Hons) Forestry 4-year Programme

i) B Sc (Hons) Horticulture 4-year Programme

ii) B Sc (Hons) Biotechnology 4-year Programme

iii) B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry 4 year Programme

Admission to B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture, B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry and B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology (4 year programme) is made through an Objective Type Entrance Test. 85% of the total seats are reserved for domicile of Himachal Pradesh and are filled through Entrance Test conducted by the university. The remaining 15% of the total seats are filled through nomination by ICAR on the basis of All India Entrance Test conducted by ICAR, New Delhi. Over and above the intake capacity, few seats are reserved for nominees of North East Council (NEC). There are some self-financing seats available


Minimum Qualification

B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture, Forestry, Biotechnology Program:


10+2 or equivalent examination with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Mathematics from a recognized University/Board with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks (55% marks in case of SC/ST/ PH category candidates/ in-service nominees of HP) in the above subjects.

OR

Examination of a University/Board/College/School in a foreign country recognized by the Academic Council as equivalent to 10+2 with science subjects provided the candidate has obtained at least 60% aggregate marks or 'B' grade/equivalent.

 

General Conditions/Instruction for admission:

  1. The candidate must bring all the original certificates on the day of registration.
  2. The nominees/sponsored candidates are exempted from the Entrance Test.

Reservation of Seats

Admission shall be open to all eligible candidates subject to the reservation of seats as under:

  1. The seats meant for ICAR quota (open for all) and HP quota shall be filled up in the ratio of 15% and 85% respectively. The ICAR quota seats shall be filled up through an All India Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.HP quota seats shall be filled up through an Entrance Test conducted by the University on 18thJune, 2017 in the following manner:-
    1. 50% of the seats under HP quota shall be reserved for the candidates belonging to rural area. A candidate passing his/heratleasttwo out of following three examinations from a government school located outside the limits of Municipal Corporation/ Municipal Council/ Nagar Panchayat/ Cantonment Board/ Notified Area Committeewithin the territorial jurisdiction of Himachal Pradesh shall be deemed to be a candidate hailing from rural area.
        1. 8th Class
        2. 10th Class
        3. 12th Class
    2. Rest of the 50% seats under HP quota shall be open for all.
      However, 22.5% of the total seats under HP quota at (i) and (ii) above, shall be reserved for scheduled caste (15%) and scheduled tribe (7.5%). The benefit of this reservation shall be applicable to the bonafide/ domicile residents of Himachal Pradesh. In case the candidates in either of the two categories are not available, the seat(s) will be interchangeable.
      Note:In case, the candidates as prescribed in above clause are selected according to their position in the combined general merit list, shall not be counted for covering the prescribed percentage of reservation.

b) The following seats shall be filled over and above the intake capacity:-

  1. One seat each in B Sc (Hons) Horticulture, College of Horticulture, Solan (Nauni) and B Sc (Hons) Forestry,College of Forestry, Solan (Nauni)for the wards of serving/ ex-defence personnel belonging to Himachal Pradesh.
  2. One seat each in B Sc (Hons) Horticulture, College of Horticulture, Solan (Nauni) and B Sc (Hons) Forestry,College of Forestry, Solan (Nauni)for the wards of serving/ retired CAPFs personnel belonging to Himachal Pradesh.
  3. One seat each in all the undergraduate programmes for single girl child belonging to Himachal Pradesh.
  4. Two seats each in B Sc (Hons) Horticulture, College of Horticulture, Solan (Nauni), BSc (Hons) Forestry, College of Forestry, Solan (Nauni) and one seat each in B Sc (Hons) Horticulture, B Sc (Hons) Forestry & B Tech Biotechnology at College of Horticulture & Forestry, Hamirpur (Neri) for candidates belonging to IRDP/ BPL families of Himachal Pradesh.
  5. One seat each in all the undergraduate programmes for candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes (excluding creamy layer) of Himachal Pradesh.
  6. One seat each in B Sc (Hons) Horticulture, College of Horticulture, Solan (Nauni) and B Sc (Hons) Forestry, College of Forestry, Solan (Nauni)forphysically challenged belonging to Himachal Pradesh.
    NOTE: The benefit of reservation shall be availed by the candidates having permanent disability (PH) of not less than 40% (low vision, hearing impairment, locomotor disability or cerebral palsy) whosoever is found suitable by the admission committee, provided the candidate is otherwise fit for admission. The candidates will be required to perform field operations, activities pertaining to Horticulture/ Forestry and allied disciplines.

c) The following seats shall be filled over and above the intake capacity as per the nominations from the respective Council/ department without entrance test:-

  1. Four seats each in B Sc (Hons) Horticulture,College of Horticulture, Solan (Nauni)and B Sc (Hons) Forestry,College of Forestry, Solan (Nauni) for nominees of North Eastern Hill Council (NEC).
  2. Three seats in B Sc (Hons) Horticulture for Horticulture Extension Officers of HP Horticulture Department in the College of Horticulture.
  3. Three seats in B Sc (Hons) Forestry for forest field staff of HP Forest Department each in College of Forestry, Solan (Nauni) and College of Horticulture & Forestry, Hamirpur (Neri).

 


Basis of Admission

The basis of admission shall be merit as determined 50% on the basis of marks secured in the Entrance Testplus 50% on the basis of marks obtained at 10+2 level in four subjects viz., English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics. In case two or more candidates obtain the same percentage of marks, the elder in age shall be considered for admission.

While determining the merit of eligible candidates, the marks to the following extent shall be added to the result of those candidates, who have distinguished themselves in sports and games recognized by the Indian Olympic Association/ state sports bodies and for significant participation in co-curricular activities like declamation, debates, quiz, essay competition, science seminars, model parliaments and youth festival organized by the Statutory bodies of State Government/ Government of India :-

Sr No.

Particulars

Per cent

 

SPORTS/ GAMES

 

1.

Sportsperson(s) who have represented India in any International Competition like Olympic games/ World Championship and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position.

5%

2. 

Sportsperson(s) who have represented India in any International Competition like Olympic games/ World Championship.

4%

3. 

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the State in a National competition and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position conducted by statutory sports bodies (SAI, IOA and National sports federation)

OR

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the State School Teams in the National Sports/ Games for School conducted by Statutory Sports Bodies (SAI, IOA and National Sports Federation) and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position.

3%

4.

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the State in a National Competition.

OR

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the State School Teams in the National Sports/ Games for School conducted by the All India School Games Federation.

2%

Sportsperson(s) who have obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position at the State Sports/ Games organised by the State Government.

OR

Sportsperson(s) who have obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in the National Championship organized by NavodayaVidyalaya and Central School for their school.

2%

Sportsperson(s) who have represented the District Teams at the State School Sports/ Games organized by Statutory Sports body of the State.

1%

Sportsperson(s) who have obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position at the District Level organized by Statutory Sports body of the State.

1%

 

NCC

 

Participation in National Republic Day Parade.

1%

 

SCOUTING

 

Participation in Jamboree organized by Government of India at National Level

1%

 

 

NSS

 

10

Participation in the National Integration Camp or National Mega Camp of minimum 7 days duration organized by the Government of India or participation in National Republic Day Parade.

1%

 

 

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

 

11 

Participated at International Level and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd Position organized/ sponsored by the Statutory Body of the Government of India.

5%

12 

Participated at International Level organized/ sponsored by the Statutory Body of the Government of India.

4%

13 

Participated at National Level organized/ sponsored by the Statutory Body of the Government of India and obtained 1st, 2nd or 3rd position.

3%

14

Participated at National Level organized/ sponsored by the Statutory Body of the Government of India..

2%

15 

1st, 2nd or 3rd Position at the State Level organized by concerned State Government Department.

2%

16 

Participated at the State Level organized by concerned State Government Department.

1%

Provided that:

  1. The above weightage can be availed of only once and only when the position obtained/ participation made is not earlier than four academic years preceding the year of admission.
  2. Only one of the above weightage, which is the most beneficial to a candidate, shall be allowed while determining relative merit.
  3. The games/ sports should have been organized by the Sports Authority of India/ Indian Olympic Association/ All India School Games Federation/ State Government.
  4. All sports/ games/ cultural activities (literary activities and fine art) recognized by the Government of Himachal Pradesh will only be recognized by the Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry for giving weightage in admissions to various programmes.
  5. The candidate shall have to upload the copy(copies) of the certificate alongwith online application for claiming the above weightage of marks and no certificate/ document shall be accepted in person.

Note: For further details see the prospectus and contact:

The Registrar
Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry,
Nauni, Solan (HP), 173230