ECAT stands for Engineering College Admission Test, is the entrance exam which is conducted by the University of Engineering & Technology (U.E.T.), Lahore from F.Sc. (Pre-Engineering)/HSSC/Equivalent students who want to take admission in the engineering colleges and universities in the Punjab province. Some other institutions also have the requirement of ECAT such as NUSTEach year, almost 45,000 students from all the districts of Punjab, and the Federal Territory, Islamabad compete in the test for merely around 3,000 BS/B.Sc. Engineering seats.

What are ECAT Subjects?

Engineering students come under two major categories of ECAT, the Computer Science group and the rest of Engineering group. Thus, the ECAT test taken for the rest of engineering group is based upon four major subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English while the ECAT test for the Computer Science group is based upon four subjects; Physics, Computer Sciences, Mathematics and English.

What is ECAT Marking Criteria?

ECAT test is in the form of multiple choice questions (MCQ). Each MCQ has 4 marks while it consists of negative marking of -1 for wrong answer. You must do ECAT preparation accordingly so that you do not lose marks due to negative marking.

Latest Updates


UET Entry Test 2021 result has been announced at Monday, July 12, 2021. For more information, click ECAT UET result 2021.

University of Engineering and Technology Lahore has announced the registration schedule for the combined entry test for UET ECAT 2021. The university will conduct the orientation session for the candidates on 02 July 2021 and 03 July 2021 in the assigned campuses of the Virtual university. The test will be of intermediate level and will be offered in various combinations.

Combined Entry Test 

The ECAT entry test will be held from 05 July 2021 to 08 July 2021 at the allotted time in the assigned campuses of the Virtual university. The entry test is mandatory for the students to get admission in BSc Engineering and BSc Engineering Technology programs in Punjab. The candidates who intend to appear in the test can collect the tokens from the designated HBL branches after submitting Rs. 1300/- from 12th April 2021 to 17th May 2021. You can get full detail of UET entry test date 2021 or UET ECAT test date 2021 on ECAT Registration and Fee.

Latest news of ECAT entry test date 2021 is that it has been rescheduled. ECAT test 2021 will start from 05 July 2021 to 08 July 2021. ECAT UET test answer keys have been mentioned by UET on its official website but there is no display of record of answers till now. There are four test booklet colors such as red, brown, blue, and green and the answer keys vary for each color.