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 private institutions also have the requirement of ECAT. Each 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.
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.
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.
University of Engineering and Technology Lahore has announced the registration schedule for the combined entry test for UET ECAT. The university will conduct the orientation session for the candidates on 21st May and 22nd May 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 24th May to 27th May 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 on ECAT Registration and Fee.
You may need to look ECAT Eligibility Criteria so check it as well. If you have any query then feel free to comment in the comment section.