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.
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.
This test will be valid for the following universities:
- Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), Mirpur
- National Textile University (NTU), Faisalabad
- Govt. College Women University (GCWUF), Faisalabad
- Gomal University, D.I.Khan
- Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar
- Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit
- Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Engineering and Technology (MNS UET), Multan
- The University of Agriculture, Peshawar
- The University of Poonch, Rawalakot
- Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan
- Islamia College, Peshawar (ICP)
- NED University of Engineering Technology (NED UET), Karachi
- Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad
- University of Management Sciences Information Technology, Kotli
- Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
- Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi
- Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore
- Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abbottabad
- Institute of Management Sciences, (IM Sciences), Peshawar
- Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
- Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad
- University of Sindh, Jamshoro
- National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad
- Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering (IIEE), Karachi
- University of Balochistan, Quetta
- COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
- University of Science and Technology, Bannu
- Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture Multan
- Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal
- The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
- Private Sector Universities
- Muslim Youth University (MY), Islamabad
- University of South Asia (USA), Lahore
- University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore
- Hajvery University (HU), Lahore
- Hajvery University (HU), Sheikhupura
- National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Chiniot Faisalabad
- National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Islamabad
- National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Karachi
- National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Lahore
- National University of Computer Emerging Sciences (FAST), Peshawar
- Foundation University, Islamabad
- DHA Suffa University, Karachi
- Greenwich University, Karachi
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi
- Ziauddin University Karachi
- National College Of Business Administration And Economics, Lahore
- Capital University of Science & Technology (CUST), Islamabad
- 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?
- HAT- UG-E (12 years/ equal Education in Pre-Engineering Group)
- HAT- UG-M (12 years/ equal Education in Pre-Medical Group)
- HAT- UG-A (12 years/ equal Education in Arts/ Humanities/ Social Sciences Group)
- HAT- UG-CS (12 years/ equal Education in Computer Science Group)
- HAT- UG-GS (12 years/ equal Education in General Science Group)
- 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: