The syllabus for engineering institutes admission test is based on intermediate subjects. Those who opted for Pre Engineering in FSc, their test will include Physics, Chemistry, English and Mathematics. While ICS students will have to solve a Computer Science portion instead of Chemistry. Number of questions and marks distribution could be different for various colleges.
The combined entrance test by UET is based on 100 questions, each of four marks. There are 30 MCQs from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Computer in the paper. While, the 10 questions are based on English. The test is objective based. One number will be deducted for a wrong answer.
Time allowed for this paper is 180 minutes or 3 hours. There are four sections in this test. Their details are given below:
Section 1: English - 20 MCQs (60 marks)
Section 2: Mathematics - 30 MCQs (90 marks)
Section 3: Physics – 30 MCQs (90 marks)
Section 4: Chemistry – 20 MCQs OR Computer – 20 MCQs (60 marks)
It is advised that if you are not sure about the correct answer, don’t attempt it. There is a negative marking in this exam; one mark is subtracted for each wrong attempt.
Beside Physics, Chemistry, Math and English, NUST entry test also contains a portion of intelligence. Mathematics has a highest weightage in the exam, 80 MCQs. The paper includes 60 MCQs for Physics, 30 for Chemistry or Computer, 20 questions related to English and 10 MCQs relevant to intelligence.
The entrance test of FAST for engineering aspirants doesn’t include Chemistry or Computer Science. There are total 70 questions are in this paper; including, 15 MCQs of English, 15 analytical questions, 10 questions from basic math and20 MCQs of advance mathematics. The paper also contains 10 objective-wise questions from Physics.