HEC-HAT Entry Test

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Complete Guide For HEC-HAT Entry Test

HEC-HAT Stand for Higher Education Commission (HEC) HEC Aptitude Test (HAT) entry Test is the exam which is conducted by the Higher Education Commission HEC. Each year HEC Entry Test for admission in BS/ Engineering and BS Engineering Technology /BS Computer Science and Medical degree programs. The entrance test shall be conducted Every year from 17 July to 13 August. HAT Test is a pre-requisite for admission to different Universities. HAT Test is based on multiple-choice questions (MCQ).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants passed with at least 60 % marks or have SSC/O-level and HSSC/A-level Intermediate, DAE, or any Equivalent Examination may apply for this Entry Test.

  • Validity: 02 Years
  • Fee: The Test is free of cost.
  • Conduction: By HEC

Entry Test Schedule

  • ETC-UG Phase-I:
    Application Deadline: 17 July, Each year
    Test Dates: 12 – 13 August, Each year
  • ETC-UG Phase-II:
    Application Deadline: 10 September, Each year
    Test Dates: 07 – 08 October, Each year

Test Pattern

HAT Entry Test is taken as 120 multiple choice questions (MCQ).

Four options like a (A) (B) (C) (D) you can select one single best answer.

Sr. # Category Test Type Subjects Total
1 HAT-Engineering  12 Years/Equal Education in Pre-Engineering Group Physics Chemistry Maths English 120
30 30 40 20
2 HAT-Medical  12 Years/Equal Education in Pre-Medical Group Physics Chemistry Biology English 120
30 30 40 20
3 HAT-Arts/ Humanities 12 Years/Equal Education in Arts/ Humanities/ Social Sciences Group Pak Studies English General Maths Islamiat 120
30 40 30 20
4 HAT-UG-Computer Science 12 Years/Equal Education in Computer Science Physics Computer Science Maths English 120
30 40 30 20
5 HAT-UG-General Science 12 Years/Equal Education in General Science Group Maths Physics or Economics
or Stat or CS (Any 2
English 120
30 30/30 30
6 HAT-ICOM 12 Years/Equal Education in I.Com Commerce Accounting Business Maths English 120
40 30 30 20

Marking Criteria

Total MCQs: 100

  • 1 Correct Answer: 1 Marks
  • Wrong Answer: 0 Mark
  • Negative Marking: None
  • Not Attempted: 0 Mark
  • Total Marks: 120
  • Time: 150 Minutes (2.5 Hours)

List of Universities

Government Sector Universities:

  • Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Islamabad
  • Federal Medical & Dental College Islamabad (FMDC)
  • Institute of Space Technology Islamabad (IST)
  • COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
  • National Defence University, Islamabad
  • National University of Modern Languages Islamabad (NUML)
  • Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore
  • National Textile University Faisalabad (NTU)
  • Govt. College Women University Faisalabad (GCWUF)
  • Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi (FJWU)
  • Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan
  • The University of Agriculture, Peshawar
  • Islamia College, Peshawar
  • Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar
  • University of Science and Technology, Bannu
  • Gomal University, D. I. Khan
  • The University of Poonch, Rawalakot
  • University of Management Sciences & Information Technology, Kotli
  • University of Balochistan, Quetta
  • Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar
  • NED University of Engineering & Technology (NED UET), Karachi
  • Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi
  • Shah Abdul Latif University
  • University of Sindh
  • Karakoram International University (KIU) – Gilgit

Private Sector Universities:

  • Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad
  • Fazaia Medical College, Islamabad
  • HBS Medical & Dental College, Islamabad
  • Islamabad Medical & Dental College, Islamabad
  • Rawal Institute of Health Sciences, Islamabad
  • Yusra Medical & Dental College, Islamabad
  • Foundation University Islamabad
  • Muslim Youth University Islamabad (MYU)
  • Capital University of Science & Technology Islamabad (CUST)
  • National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences  All Campuses (FAST)
  • University of South Asia Lahore (USA)
  • University of Central Punjab Lahore (UCP)
  • National College Of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore
  • Hajvery University Lahore (HU)
  • Hajvery University Sheikhupura (HU)
  • DHA Suffa University Karachi
  • Greenwich University Karachi
  • Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi
  • Ziauddin University Karachi
  • Institute of Industrial Electronics Engineering Karach

Contract Us

Phone: 051-111-119-432, 0334-1119432
Email: etc@hec.gov.pk
FB: web.facebook.com/HECPakistan2002
Head Office: Sector H-9, East Service Road, Islamabad

Lahore: HEC RC Lahore 55-B/2 Gulberg–III, Lahore
042-99263092-96, 042-99263093

Quetta: HEC, Regional Centre, House No 61-A Chaman Housing Scheme, Airport Road, Quetta.
081-9201791, 081-2823798

Karachi: HEC Regional Centre, Shahzad Khalil Avenue, National Stadium Road Gulshan Town, Karachi
021-99231476-77, 021-99230290

Peshawar: Higher Education Commission Regional Centre, Phase-V, Hayatabad, Peshawar
091-9217643, 091-9219571-5, 091-9217878