HEC Entry Test ETC HAT Pattern Deadline Result

Higher Education Commission, HEC, Islamabad established Education Testing Council to conduct Entry Test. ETC conducts HAT UG standardized tests for students all over Pakistan for admission to BS Programs in universities from fall 2017.

HEC ETC is free of cost for all students


Validity of HEC ETC HAT Test

HEC Entry test for Undergraduate programs will be valid for Two years.

HEC will only take the Entry Test, but the universities reserve the right of the selection. Each university is independent to set its own selection criteria.

Who Can Apply for the HEC ETC Test?

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

HEC HAT Entry 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)

HEC HAT Entry Entry Test Pattern

HEC Entry test also known as Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) comprises of 120 Questions to be solved in 150 Minutes (2 Hours 30 Minutes).

HEC ETC  Test Pattern for Pre-Medical Students

  • Biology 40 Questiosn
  • Physics 30 Questions
  • Chemistry 30 Questions
  • English 20 Question

HEC ETC Test Pattern for Pre-Engineering Students

  • Math 40 Questiosn
  • Physics 30 Questions
  • Chemistry 30 Questions
  • English 20 Question.

HEC Test Pattern for FA (Arts/Humanities/Social Science) Students

  • English 40 Questiosn
  • Pak Studies 30 Questions
  • General Math 30 Questions
  • Islamiat 20 Question

HEC Test Pattern for ICS  Students

  • Computer Science 40 Questiosn
  • Physics 30 Questions
  • Math 30 Questions
  • English 20 Question

HEC Entry Test Pattern for General Science Students

  • Math 30 Questiosn
  • Physics or Math or Economics or CS  30/30 Questions (Any 2 subjects
  • English 30 Question

HEC HAT Entry Test Pattern for Commerce ICOM Students

  • Commerce 40 Questions
  • Accounting 30 Questions
  • Business Math 30 Questions
  • English 20 Questions


HEC Entry Test Pattern

HEC HAT Test Centers 

Test is conducted all over Pakistan. Students can select any test center which is near to their location.

Deadline or the Last Date for HEC Entry Test

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

How to Apply (Register) for HEC Entry Test (Step by Step Guide)

Step 1:

Go to HEC E-Portal, you will see the below interface. Just click on Register because you’re not a member, you need to have an account on it.

Step 2:
Then you have to complete the information with your nationality, CNIC, Region, password, phone number.

The same goes for the email address that you need to provide the code that will be sent to your email

Keep in mind, you should write correct phone number where a code will be sent that you have to write.

Step 3:

After this, you will receive this email from HEC.
In this email, you will get USER ID
Once you get it, go to E-Portal, and sign in with with the USER ID that you received in your gmail and the password that you entered while filling the form.

Step 4:

Now go to My Profile, and complete the information of Personal DetailContact, and Education. You don’t need to complete the information for other things like Publications etc.

Step 5:

Once you reach to Education Tab, complete with the SSC and HSSC details.

Step 6: (Last Step)

Click on ETC Entry Test then Apply for Entry Test.

Congratulations, now you’re good to go. But you should keep a printed copy of the document that shall be required at the later stages.



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