HEC ETC Entry Test Details

HEC Entry Test is the country's first government testing body established by Higher Education Commission (HEC) viz. Education Testing Council (ETC) will continue graded tests for entry to universities from fall 2017. The ETC aims at instituting uniform, convenient, ambitious estimate base for entries to Higher Education Institutions as part of the Senate strategy of people first and fair development. The test will be free of cost for all students involved in taking testimonies in public and private sector universities. The test will be valid for two years.

How to apply for HEC Entry Test by ETC

In other words, it's the HEC Entry Test for undergraduate programs for taking entry to different universities of Pakistan. HEC Entry Test is also known as ETC Entry Test.

HEC will only take the Entry Test, but the selection will be done by the university. Every university will have its own criteria.

Partner Universities:

This test will be valid for the following universities:

  1. Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), Mirpur
  2. National Textile University (NTU), Faisalabad
  3. Govt. College Women University (GCWUF), Faisalabad
  4. Gomal University, D.I.Khan
  5. Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar
  6. Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit
  7. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Engineering and Technology (MNS UET), Multan
  8. The University of Agriculture, Peshawar
  9. The University of Poonch, Rawalakot
  10. Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan
  11. Islamia College, Peshawar (ICP)
  12. NED University of Engineering Technology (NED UET), Karachi
  13. Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad
  14. University of Management Sciences Information Technology, Kotli
  15. Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  16. Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi
  17. Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore
  18. Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abbottabad
  19. Institute of Management Sciences, (IM Sciences), Peshawar
  20. Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
  21. Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad
  22. University of Sindh, Jamshoro
  23. National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad
  24. Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering (IIEE), Karachi
  25. University of Balochistan, Quetta
  26. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
  27. University of Science and Technology, Bannu
  28. Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture Multan
  29. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal
  30. The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
  31. Private Sector Universities
  32. Muslim Youth University (MY), Islamabad
  33. University of South Asia (USA), Lahore
  34. University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore
  35. Hajvery University (HU), Lahore
  36. Hajvery University (HU), Sheikhupura
  37. National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Chiniot Faisalabad
  38. National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Islamabad
  39. National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Karachi
  40. National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Lahore
  41. National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Peshawar
  42. Foundation University, Islamabad
  43. DHA Suffa University, Karachi
  44. Greenwich University, Karachi
  45. Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi
  46. Ziauddin University Karachi
  47. National College Of Business Administration And Economics, Lahore
  48. Capital University of Science & Technology (CUST), Islamabad
  49. ILMA University Karachi

Who Can Apply for the Test?

  • • Students with 12 years of schooling (HSSC) or equivalent
  • • Students awaiting results for 12th year

What Are the Test Categories?

  1. HAT- UG-E (12 years/ equal Education in Pre-Engineering Group)
  2. HAT- UG-M (12 years/ equal Education in Pre-Medical Group)
  3. HAT- UG-A (12 years/ equal Education in Arts/ Humanities/ Social Sciences Group)
  4. HAT- UG-CS (12 years/ equal Education in Computer Science Group)
  5. HAT- UG-GS (12 years/ equal Education in General Science Group)
  6. HAT- UG-I.COM (12 years/ equal Education in I.Com Group)

What Are the Test Centers for HEC Entry Tests?

Applicants may select any test center from the list available on HEC website; however, for their own convenience, they are advised to choose a test center nearest to their residence/district of domicile.

What is the Test Date?

  • Date of Test will be announced in national newspapers and on HEC website: www.hec.gov.pk
  • SMS will be sent to all registered students for test date, time and venue.
  • The test is applicable to the specific Private and Public Sector Universities. Names of the Universities are available on HEC website.

What is the Deadline or the Last Date for HEC Entry Test?

Last date for online registration is Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

How to Get free help from HEC if I Need?

If you are stuck at any stage, and you have any questions, you can call HEC on the following numbers:

  1.  051-111-119-432,
  2. 0334-111-9432​