HEC’s new step: one entry test for admission in all public and private universities. HAT 2017!

HEC via Education Testing Council (ETC) will  held the entry tests for (HEC recognized) public and private sector universities for the admissions fall 2017. The ETC will make sure that all the procedure is uniform, accessible, and competitive assessment based. This test is free of cost and valid for two years.


  • Students with 12 years of education (intermediate) are eligible to apply.
  • Result awaiting students may also apply.

Test categories

  • HAT-UG-E (Pre-Engineering group)
  • HAT-UG-M (Pre-Medical group)
  • HAT-UG-A (Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences group)
  • HAT-UG-CS (Computer Sciences group)
  • HAT-UG-GS (General Sciences group)
  • HAT-UG-I.COM (Commerce group)

Test center

Applicants may select any test center available on the HEC website. However, they are advised to select the center nearest to their district of domicile.

Date, time and venue

  • Date of the test will be published on the HEC website, and in national newspapers.
  • SMS will be sent to the registered students about date, time, place, venue etc.

Important notes

This test is applicable to specific public and private universities, the list can be seen here.

Last date to apply for the test is 17th of July, 2017.

How to register?

Visit for online registration.

Make sure that you are registered, if not, follow this link to register first.

For more information and query handling

Contact: 051-111-119-432, 0334-111-9432



You can also visit your nearest HEC regional offices in major cities, Quetta, Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Bahawalpur and Karachi.

3 thoughts on “HEC’s new step: one entry test for admission in all public and private universities. HAT 2017!”

  • sizza nadeem August 8, 2017 at 5:19 am

    I have registered as a candidate for hat,ug,m,entry test 2017 but,I didn’t received roll number slip to date.plz inform me.

    1. Ayesha Khalid August 12, 2017 at 1:43 pm

      Forwarded from HEC:
      If you have not received the Roll number slip for 12th & 13th August Test by courier please download from HEC

  • Syed Shah Fahad August 22, 2017 at 12:25 am

    I have given hec engeenring entry test on 12 agust but i can’t found result because my key page lost what i have to do now to see my result sir plz guide
    My phn nmbr


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