UET Lahore ECAT 2023 Registration – Apply Online here

UET Lahore has announced the schedule for a joint ECAT. This ECAT will be necessary for admission to various undergraduate engineering programs nationwide. After taking this test, students can get admission to BSc Engineering and BSc Engineering Technology. The test will take place from March 11 to March 15, 2024

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In this article, we will discuss the schedule regarding this entrance exam, the eligibility criteria, and all the other essential details you must know. We will also talk about the schedule in detail. Let me summarise that schedule in the following paragraph, and then we will discuss the whole thing in detail.

Application for the UET Lahore ECAT began on January 08, 2024. The deadline for online admission exam enrollment is February 29, 2024. On March 10 and 11, a 15-minute introductory seminar will be provided to familiarize applicants with taking computer-based examinations. On March 24, 2023, the official Admission Test results will be uploaded on the online admission site.

UET Lahore ECAT Registration 2023

You must have read the intro to this article. This means you know that the exams will be held during what time frame. Let’s summarize everything in a table


Registration Start End
January 08, 2024 February 29, 2024
Orientation Seminar Friday, March 10, 2023 Saturday, March 11, 2023
ECAT March 11 March 15
Result date Friday, March 24, 2023


Remember that you must take the test at the designated time and date. Because if you miss your time slot, the authorities will not allow you to sit in the exam. And there are no rechecking facilities available. Make sure that you go fully prepared and attempt the test carefully.

Now, let’s dig in a bit deeper and discuss more details.

Eligibility criteria for ECAT 2023

Okay, the authorities haven’t defined set criteria for eligibility for this test. But they have made one thing clear. Attendance at the Entrance Examination does not grant the right to seek admission to Punjab’s Engineering and Engineering Technology universities. That will depend on the policies of the institute you are applying to.

Read:- ECAT Past past Papers

What is a token number, and how to get it?

The token number is important. It would help if you had this number to generate your admit card and entrance permit to the examination center. So, getting this token number is essential. This token number proves that you have paid the 1800 PKR fee for the test.

Before doing any of this, you must go to the UET admission portal and sign up for this test. You will able to generate a challan form or challan number. This challan number will be useful in the following procedure.

You can get this token number in the following ways.

  1. From January 8th, 2024, to February 29, 2024, the token numbers may be obtained by purchasing Entry Test Tokens in the shape of scratch cards at selected HBL banks for Rs 1800/-.
  2. The token number may be obtained online by paying an online challan for Rs 1800/- using HBL Konnect or HBL net banking.

For online banking, you can use the HBL app in the following way

  • Login to your CONNECT app
  • Go to the lifestyle section
  • Select the school fee option
  • Select UET as your school and enter the challan number
  • Now, pay the fee
  • You can use this challan number as the token number.

If you use online banking instead of this app, then you can go on about it in the following way.

  • Login to your HBL app
  • Select more and then select Education
  • Now, select UET
  • Enter the challan number
  • Pay the fee

What is an Admit card?

Admit card is your roll number slip. It contains your picture and exam details, such as your roll number, exam center, exam time, and exam date. Without it, you cannot take the exam no matter what.

You can print your Admit card in the following way

  • Visit admission.uet.edu.pk
  • Select the Generate Admit card option
  • Log in using your token number
  • Enter all your credentials asked on the portal, upload the picture and choose your test center.
  • The Admit card is now generated. Print it and bring it on the test date.

Essential things to know about the test

You have to know the following important things for the test day

  • You must bring your admit card. Otherwise, you will NOT be allowed entry under ANY circumstances.
  • Candidate must bring a photo ID.
  • This photo ID can be his or her CNIC, Matric certificates, Domicile that contains your photo, or a passport.

Paper pattern

Questions are asked from your intermediate-level books. Students will get 100 minutes or 1 hour and 40 minutes to attempt this test. There will be negative markings, so keep that in mind. Each correct answer will get you 4 marks, and each wrong answer will cost you one mark (-1). 10 Questions will be asked in English, while 90 will be equally divided among other subjects. You have to score 33% marks to pass this test.

Now, we will give you the paper pattern.


Intermediate students
Combination number Subject Combination 
1 Physics, Mathematics, English & Chemistry
2 Physics, Mathematics, English & Computer Science
3 Physics, Mathematics, English & Statistics
4 Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology
DAE-qualified candidates
1 Physics, Mathematics, English & Chemistry
2 Physics, Mathematics, English & Computer Science



Keep in mind without studying, you cannot score well. So study hard. Also, students are advised to remember the important dates mentioned above and apply without delay. There is a negative marking as well. So, do not attempt a question that you are unsure about. Attempt the question in the following order

  1. Easy
  2. Medium
  3. Hard

There will be some questions that are there to waste your time. So beware of such questions and do not waste your precious time on them.

Good luck with the test!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the last date of ECAT registration?

The last date to apply is February 29, 2024

How many times is ECAT conducted in a year?

UET conducts ECAT once every year.

What is the date of the UET Entry test?

The test will be held on March 11 to March 15, 2024

What is a good ECAT score?

The higher, the better. Competition is increasing each year, and trust me. You do not want to limit yourself to a certain score.

Does NUST accept ECAT?

NUST conducts its entrance exam. It is called NET (NUST Entry Test)

What is ECAT passing marks?

You have to score 33% marks to pass this test.

Which UET is best in Pakistan?

It depends on the department you are applying to. For example, for mechanical engineering, UET Taxila is considered a specialist.

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