ECAT Stand for Engineering College Admission Test is the entrance exam which is conducted by the University of Engineering & Technology (U.E.T.), Lahore from the F.Sc. (Pre-Engineering)/HSSC/Equivalent students who want to take admission in the engineering colleges and universities in the Punjab province.
Engineering students come under two major categories, 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.
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.