Role of ECAT Test in Different Universities of Pakistan

Here in this article, I will tell you about what is the role of the Ecat Test in different universities of Pakistan, and also if you searching many information and data for each test then this will be the right place for all of you

What Is the ECAT Test- History of the Ecat Test

ECAT stands for engineering college admission test. This test is conducted in different universities in Pakistan every year. It was started in 1998 on the initiative of chief minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to counter cheating in the examinations at that time.

Purpose of the ECAT test

This test purpose is used for engineering tests and is conducted by engineering and technology in Lahore, Punjab. Each year some 45000 students attempt this test while there are some 3000 seats in public sector engineering institutions of Punjab.

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ECAT-affiliated colleges and universities

ECAT is a pre-request for admission in UET Lahore and its affiliated institutions such as COMSATS university Islamabad, CECOS University of information technology and emerging science Peshawar, Balochistan University of engineering and technology, and a few other conducts this test as well.


So that is why the Ecat test is playing a more important role in different universities in Pakistan, for intermediate students for getting admission in engineering universities like Govt., Private and Semi universities as mentioned below…

  • Comsats University
  • BZU University
  • Punjab University
  • UET University
  • CECOS University
  • But University

Documents required for ECAT Test

Those students that want to apply for the ECAT test must have possessed an intermediate examination in pre-engineering and equivalent to it. So documents that are required for Ecat registration such as

  • CNIC card
  • Domicil
  • Certificate/Degree with the equivalent of this test
  • Detailed mark sheet
  • Photographs

 ECAT test for foreigners

If foreigners want to appear for this test then some documents are attached to ECAT tests such as a photocopy of the resident visa of the parent/ guardian and an employment certificate that is issued by the Pakistani embassy.

Syllabus of ECAT test 2023

 This test depends on physics, chemistry, mathematics, and English. This test consists of a multiple-choice question and each question has 4 marks while there is Negative marketing of -1.ECAT is the best testing tool for engineering students in Pakistan. All the candidates who are planning to get admission in engineering colleges and universities are required to pass this test.

Ecat Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria of the candidates that have passed inter exams from a recognized examination board in Pakistan or equivalent overseas exams must have 70% and in entry, the test is 30%.

  • Inter Marks 70%
  • Entry Test Marks   30%

ECAT test preparation institutions

Some institutes prepared the ECAT test in Lahore. Those institutes that can be prepared ECAT test are The superior college, Lahore, Preston University Karachi, KIPS college, Multan, and the National Institute of management science, Faisalabad. ECAT test is conducted by UET (University of Engineering and Technology), NUST.

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ECAT test centers

ECAT test is conducted in different centers such as

  • Lahore
  • Islamabad
  • Multan
  • Bahawalpur
  • Some other cities as well

Books for preparations for the ECAT test

 In preparation for the ECAT test, the student must clear their concepts of Maths, Physics, Chemistry, and English and it depends on the student’s hard work. For this purpose, students can use KIPS and Star Academy books. Students can also help with online and FSC-level books. If students want more info then they can contact the website of UET.

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As all of you know the fsc 2nd-year exams will start on the 7 May 2023 and this exam will be at the end of May then after 2 months in Mid of July or maybe this time will be late because of the Ramzan Also this time session will be starting late, so this may be possible the entry test date will be August 2023.

This section will be very important for preparation for each test by the latest pattern and according to the syllabus, these past papers will be very helpful to guide you that which type of question arises in the ecat test, and also which subjects will prepare best, so here you will get complete past papers and data Ecat past papers.

Hopefully, this article will be very helpful for all of you, and especially for inter-students that will be done almost their fsc 2nd part and waiting for their result.

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