To be admitted to B.Sc. in Horticulture, candidates should qualify to the admission requirements set by the Ethiopian higher education institutions up on successful completion of two years preparatory education in natural science fields and after passing the entrance examination prepared by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education. Placement of students to the program abides by the MoSHE student placement and affirmative regulations. Others like re-admission and advance standing shall be treated according to the academic rules and regulations of the University of Gondar. Students who graduated with diploma in the field of Horticulture, Plant sciences, General Agriculture and other related fields from recognized institutions can also apply to pursue their studies in regular, summer and extension undergraduate programs based on the University Legislations.
The applicants for Master of Science in Horticulture are supposed to fulfill the following criteria:
- Need to have completed academic requirements for Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Plant Sciences, Horticultural Sciences, Crop Sciences, Crop production and protection, Biology or other related fields from Universities or from other accredited higher learning institutions and with cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00 and above. A candidate who has a high scholastic standing, whose professional experience has been superior and who has received good recommendations shall be given priority for admission. Moreover, priorities in admission may be granted to government sponsors as per the pressing need of the government.
- Must pass an entrance examination (above 50%) prepared by the College/department for the program
- Must be supported by at least two letters of recommendation preferably from the applicant’s undergraduate instructors, employers and professional associations
- Submit letter indicating sponsorship for their research work or sign an agreement if self- sponsored, and
- A student who is believed to be deficient in certain courses may be requested to take additional undergraduate courses after admission to the program.