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Entry Test – Fall 2021 Intake

IST doesn’t conduct its own entry test. The results of following tests are accepted to apply for admission in undergraduate programs offered for Fall-2021 semester:

  • NAT which is conducted by NTS in every month
  • HAT which is conducted by ETC-HEC
  • SAT-II which is conducted by College Board, USA
  • NET which is conducted by NUST Islamabad
  • ECAT which is conducted by UET Lahore
  • Entry Test for Engineering Programs conducted by NED Karachi

Applicants have an option to apply for admission in IST either on the basis of NAT/ HAT/ SAT II/ NET/ ECAT/ NED. Applicants can appear in any one of the above-mentioned tests and can use the higher score to apply for admission in IST i.e. if an applicant has obtained a higher score/ marks in NAT then he/ she should apply on the basis of NAT. Likewise, if an applicant has a higher score/ marks in HAT or SAT II or NET or ECAT or NED entry test, then he/she should apply on the basis of HAT or SAT II or NET or ECAT or NED entry test score/ marks.

Further details related to NAT/ HAT/ SAT II/ NET/ ECAT/ NED Entry Test are given below:

  • NAT Acceptable Test Dates
    The test is conducted by NTS in all major cities of Pakistan in every month. Interested students are required to visit NTS website i.e. https://www.nts.org.pk/new/NAT.php#cddv or contact NTS to get desired information related to the registration procedure, test dates and centers etc.

    Acceptable Dates:
    The results of the NAT conducted by NTS from July 01, 2020 to July 31, 2021 are acceptable to apply for admission in programs offered for Fall-2021 semester

    Acceptable Categories:
    • NAT-1E is acceptable to apply for admission in all Undergraduate Engineering & Science Programs
    • NAT-1CS is acceptable to apply for admission in BS Avionics Engineering & All Science Programs

  • HAT Acceptable Test Dates
    HEC has established Education Testing Commission (ETC) to hold Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) for UG admissions.

    Acceptable Dates:
    The results of the HAT-UG tests announced/ available from July 01, 2020 to July 31, 2021 are acceptable to apply for admission in programs offered for Fall-2021 semester.

    Acceptable Categories:
    • HAT–UG–E is acceptable to apply for admission in all Undergraduate Engineering & Science Programs
    • HAT–UG–CS is acceptable to apply for admission in BS Avionics Engineering & All Science Programs

  • SAT II Acceptable Test Dates
    The result of SAT II (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics level–II) test announced/ available from July 01, 2020 to July 31, 2021 are acceptable to apply for admission in programs offered for Fall-2021 semester
    • The IST institutional code to receive SAT scores is 7966
    • The last date for SAT II scores to reach IST is same as mentioned in admission advertisements/ website. Scores received after the deadline will not be entertained
    • Candidates applying on SAT II basis have to enter their SAT II Subject Test scores in their online application form otherwise their application will not be processed

  • NET Acceptable Test Dates
    The result of NUST Entry Test (NET) announced/ available from January 01, 2021 to July 31, 2021 are acceptable to apply for admission in programs offered for Fall-2021 semester

    Acceptable Categories:
    • NET (Engineering Category) is acceptable to apply for admission in all Undergraduate Engineering & Science Programs
    • NET (Computer Science) is acceptable to apply for admission in BS Avionics Engineering & All Science Programs
    • NET (Physics) is acceptable to apply for admission in BS Physics
    • NET (Mathematics) is acceptable to apply for admission in BS Mathematics

  • ECAT Acceptable Test Dates
    The result of ECAT conducted by UET Lahore for Fall 2021 intake in Engineering Programs announced/ available before last date of admissions announced by IST will be acceptable to apply for admission in all Undergraduate Engineering & Science Programs

  • NED UET Acceptable Test Dates
    The result of Entry Test conducted by NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi for Fall 2021 intake in Engineering Programs announced/ available before last date of admissions announced by IST will be acceptable to apply for admission in all Undergraduate Engineering & Science Programs