Types of Entry Tests in Pakistan

Here is a list of All types of Entry Tests in Pakistan and their short descriptions. Now the students can understand what is an entry test and where it is applicable. MCAT, ECAT, NTS, SAT, GAT and other tests are held in Pakistan in order to get admission in various universities and colleges. The dates and schedule of these entry tests vary from University to University. Below is the list of Entry tests conducted in Pakistan

Entry Tests in Pakistan

The following Entry tests are conducted in Pakistan to get admissions in various universities.


ECAT is basically a subject test. It includes Physics, arithmetic, Chemistry or laptop, and English. The number of queries and weight of the take a look at and sections vary significantly


The medical and dental college admission test is a test which the students have to pass in order to get an admission in a medical or dental college and university. All Medical schools in the Asian nation contemplate MCAT scores as an important part of their higher cognitive {process} process for admission to the school of medicine

3) SAT

There are two kinds of SAT tests, SAT-I is also known as the SAT Reasoning Test and the other SAT-II, known as SAT Subject tests. SAT could be a standardized take a look at for obtaining admissions into universities

4) NTS

National Testing Service, is an NGO in Pakistan that holds academic evaluation tests. NAT stands for National power take a look at and it's for admissions in NTS associated universities/platform (degree subsidization institutes). The candidates will appear in a single test only and will stand eligible for admission to all universities in the respective subject group on basis of that test. They can apply to different universities producing the required documents along with the copy of NTS result card

5) GRE

The GRE or Graduate Record Examination could be a standardized power take a look at offered by a non-public instructional testing and activity organization called ETS (Educational Testing Services)


LUMS Common Admissions Test which is mandatory for all applicants applying to BSc (Honors), BA (Honors) and BA-LL.B at LUMS. LCAT is an aptitude test score of which is an essential factor in the evaluation criteria for selecting a suitable candidate for admission in various disciplines

7) Nust Entry Test

NUST conducts internet at 3 locations, ie NUST Campus Islamabad, Karachi, and Quetta. Whereas at national capital field internet is conducted in a computer-based format, in urban center and Quetta the take a look at is in a paper-based format


COMSATS in collaboration with NTS conducts NTS tests in all of there campuses. To get admission in COMSATS, you have 2 options: Give a general NTS or COMSATS NTS. The test is same as that of NTS test and is also conducted on the same day and same time as that of NTS, BUT, If you select COMSATS NTS, then its result will only be counted for COMSATS while in general NTS, you are free to select any NTS collaborated university

9) LAT

Law Admission Test (LAT) is a test that is held by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). As HEC has abandoned 3 year LLB program In December 2018, the new LLB program will be of 5 years consisting of 10 semesters. The teaching system has been changed from annual to the semester system.  LAT is mandatory to get admission in LLB 5 years program in any affiliated/registered college or university. (More about LAT)

10) Universities Own based Entry Tests

Many universities like UMT, UOL, etc conduct there own tests which are relatively easy(easy syllabus, mostly basic questions-English, and simple maths only in many of them) as compared to other universities, they have less quantity of questions and mostly every candidate pass these tests easily BECAUSE QUESTIONS are easy.

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