A student has to pass pre-admission test called Entry Test which is one of the core requirement for admission to undergraduate degrees. This test has significant weightage for merit upto 50%. The purpose of mandatory requirement of Entry Test is to check ability of students’ knowledge and analytical skills. Here is A Glimpse of Entry Tests in Pakistan.
Entry Tests in Pakistan 2020
In Pakistan, Different Admitting Universities and Testing Organizations conduct various types of entry tests across the country. Details of some famous Entry Tests in Pakistan are as follows;
Medical & Dental Colleges Admission Test MDCAT is one of the famous test in the country. Without passing Medical Entrance Test, entry to Public & Private Medical or Dental Colleges is impossible. This test has 50% weightage in MBBS BDS Merit Formula and the students cannot proceed their admission further without passing MDCAT. Every year around 150,000 students of FSc pre-medical all over the country apply and appear in MDCAT only for approximate 15,000 MBBS Seats and 4,000 BDS Seats in public and private medical colleges in Pakistan. Till 2019, it was responsibility of Admitting University of each province to conduct Medical Entrance Test , However, this Year PMC / PMDC will conduct centralized MDCAT 2020 / MCAT 2020 countrywide or not this has not been decided yet. MDCAT date 2020 is in the Month of either in September 2020 or in October 2020.
Engineering Colleges Admission Test ECAT is a pre-admission test for entry to Engineering University. Students apply for ECAT after their Intermediate Exam. In Punjab, University of Engineering & Technology UET Lahore is centralized and autonomous body for the conduction of ECAT across the province. ECAT 2020 will be paperless this year as UET Lahore has signed an MOU with Virtual University of Pakistan recently. However, Authorities are planning to conduct ECAT 2020 in the Month of September 2020 due to COVID-19.
FAST Entry Test 2020
National University of Computer Emerging Sciences commonly known as FAST is a pioneer university in the field of Information Technology IT and Telecom Engineering. It’s one of most reputable universities in Pakistan. It has five campuses located in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, and Faisalabad and Headquarter is in Islamabad. For admission in FAST, it is mandatory for candidates to pass FAST Entry Test which is a computer based online Test . Date of FAST Test 2020 may be in August 2020.
NUST Entry Test 2020
National University of Science & Technology NUST Islamabad is a state of the art university under military control. NUST conducts its own entry test known as NUST Entry Test NET 2020. Without passing NET exam, students cannot fulfill their dream of admission in NUST.
Lahore University of Management Sciences Lahore LUMS is a state of the art University in the fields of Management Science and Technology. Desirous students for admission to LUMS, it’s mandatory for them to pass LUMS Entry Test shortly known as LMAT 2020.
National Aptitude Test NAT is an intermediate level test and National Testing Service NTS conducts this test thrice in a year. Its a pre-admission test and is requirement of those public and private universities which have signed MOU with NTS.
Various universities of public and private sectors in the country have signed MOU with NTS for the conduction of NAT because without passing NAT, students cannot get admission in those universities where NAT 2020 is core requirement for admission.
Tips for Preparation
As we are discussing Entry Tests 2020 after intermediate exam for admission to undergraduate programs. Therefore, syllabus of these tests is mostly from Intermediate books . The extra thing in most of the tests are inclusion of some percentage of analytical skills and general knowledge. If students have grip on their intermediate course which they have already read in FSc / ISC / FA they should not worry. The best advice for students is to revise their intermediate course instead of paying heavy fees in the academies.
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