Engineering College Admission Test or ECAT is an entrance test which is compulsory for engineering students to take admission in Government Engineering Colleges in Punjab and some Private Engineering Colleges in Punjab. ECAT Test 2018 in Pakistan is also going to be conducted by the UET. University of Engineering and Technology UET Lahore is a government university which conducts ECAT entry test every year for engineering students. This entrance exam is a subject based test comprises upon Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English. The test is multiple choice questions MCQs based and each right answer results in 4 marks while false answer results in 1 negative mark. There are total 100 MCQs; 30 MCQs are from Mathematics, 30 MCQs are from Physics, 30 MCQs are from Chemistry and 10 MCQs are from English. For admission, 30% marks are calculated from ECAT and 70% are from Intermediate and Matriculation. UET ECAT Registrations form will be available here. Diploma Holders also have to appear in the ECAT test in order to take admission in Public Engineering universities of Punjab.
ECAT Test 2018 in Pakistan
ECAT Test Marks Distribution:
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ECAT Test 2018 Aggregate Merit Calculation Formula:
For Admission in engineering Universities, 30% marks are from the UET ECAT entry test and 70% marks are of FSC or equivalent. A person can calculate his aggregate marks through the following formula.
(Marks obtain in FSC X 70 / total marks) + (ECAT Score X 30 / Total Marks) = UET ECAT Aggregate marks
Those Engineering Students who want to appear in the ECAT entry test must have to pass FSC pre-engineering with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from any BISE Board or recognized university. 60% marks are compulsory to appear in this test, however, Hafiz-e-Quran, Sports, and NCC will be given relaxation. For Hafiz-e-Quran additional 20 marks will be added to his / her total marks. The purpose of ECAT test is to measure the abilities and to test the knowledge of a student who wants to take admission in any engineering university. Those students who have the equal education to FSC pre-engineering, majors in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry will be allowed to appear in the ECAT test.
How to Apply for ECAT Test 2018:
A person can do online registration for the ECAT test 2018 in Pakistan. In order to do online registration go on UET official website and register yourself by simply entering your CNIC Number and then choose the password of your own choice. After this select your major subjects of the previous exam and write down personal details. After online form submission print out the application form and pay 350 entry test fee in HBL UET Lahore. Finally, submit your application form in the nearest test center.