Latest Updates on ECAT Test by UET

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  • 11-Jul-2020

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Engineering College Admission Test (ECAT) is a test which is conducted in Punjab, Pakistan every year for the admissions in BE / BS / BSc Engineering degrees in Engineering Universities. This test is conducted by the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore. Every year more than 45000 aspirants attempt this test.  There are approximately 3000 seats in the government sector engineering colleges and universities of Punjab.

Engineering College Admission Test commonly known as ECAT is mandatory for admission in the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore and its affiliated educational institutes as well as all other government sector engineering universities across the province. On the other hand, some private institutes also require ECAT as a pre-requisite test.

ECAT Test 2020

Every year UET holds ECAT test in July or July soon at least one month after the intermediate annual exams. This year the ECAT test was scheduled to organize on June 13th and June 14th, 2020 however regardless of a surge in Covid-19 cases and lockdown in the country, the test have been postponed on the orders of Punjab government in the wake of developing situation of Covid-19. So far, the university has not announced any date to conduct the test however, we will provide you here all the latest updates regarding ECAT test 2020. 

Read More: UET ECAT Guideline 2020 For Prospective Students

ECAT Syllabus

Before appearing in ECAT test, all the aspirants hunts for the ECAT Syllabus to prepare them for the test in a better way. However, UET has not provided any specific syllabus thus the students are needed to revise the whole syllabus that they studies at intermediate level. The aspirants are required to pay attention on some important topics in this regard.  

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ECAT test comprises of multiple choice questions (MCQS) from different subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English. All these MCQs based on the topics and chapters that the aspirants study in FSc. The test contains 100 MCQS each with 4 marks. The subjects’ i-e Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics portion contains 30 MCQs each while English portion contains 10 MCQs.  

ECAT Test Centres

The major ECAT test centre is UET, Lahore. However, for the convenience of students living in other cities and areas, test centres have been set up there as well. The universities that are accountable to hold ECAT Test within their premises includes:

University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila

Bahauddin Zakariya University, Engineering College, Multan

University of Gujrat

Islamic University Bahawalpur

NFC Institute of Engineering Research and Fertilizer, Faisalabad

NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi

QAU College of Engineering and Technology, Sahiwal

Dr Abdul Qadir Khan Institute of Technology, Mianwali

Government College of Technology, Rahim Yar Khan

How ECAT Test Will Be Conducted

For the moment, UET, Lahore has postponed the ECAT test and no confirms details regarding conducting test have been revealed yet. It is expected that the test will be organized when the situation in the country will gets better or might be the university will take a virtual test. All the aspirants are advised to stay connected with us to get latest information on conducting process of ECAT test 2020.

How to Prepare ECAT Online

If you are planning to appear in ECAT test 2020 and looking for the helping material to assist you in the preparation of test, then you don’t have any need to worry about it. is a platform which is now providing you the facility of online preparations. On you can get all the stuff related to preparations of ECAT test online.  


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    Lubna Arif 12 / Jul / 2020

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      Usman Ghani 12 / Jul / 2020

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