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Entry Test – Fall 2022 Intake

Engineering applicants, who are willing/ planning to appear for entry tests acceptable by IST in July 2022, are eligible to apply. IST will accept the result of entry tests which will be conducted in July 2022.

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

  • 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
  • Entry Test for Engineering Programs conducted by American College Testing (ACT)

Applicants have an option to apply for admission in IST either on the basis of NAT/ HAT/ USAT/ SAT II/ ACT/ NET/ ECAT/ NED entry test. 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 USAT or SAT II or ACT or NET or ECAT or NED entry test, then he/she should apply on the basis of HAT or USAT or SAT II or ACT or NET or ECAT or NED entry test score/ marks.

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

  • NAT Acceptable Test Dates & Categories
    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#vd 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, 2021 to August 10, 2022 are acceptable to apply for admission in BS programs offered by IST.

    Acceptable Categories:
    • NAT-1E is acceptable to apply for admission in all BS Engineering Programs
    • NAT-1CS is acceptable only to apply for admission in BS Avionics Engineering Program

  • HAT / USAT Acceptable Test Dates & Categories
    HEC has established Education Testing Commission (ETC) to hold Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) / Undergraduate Studies Admission Test (USAT) for UG admissions.

    Acceptable Dates:
    The results of the HAT-UG / USAT tests announced/ available from July 01, 2021 to August 10, 2022 are acceptable to apply for admission in BS programs offered by IST..

    Acceptable Categories:
    • HAT–UG–E / USAT-E is acceptable to apply for admission in all BS Engineering Programs
    • HAT–UG–CS / USAT-CS is acceptable only to apply for admission in BS Avionics Engineering Program

  • SAT II Acceptable Test Dates
    The result of SAT II (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics level–II) conducted from July 01, 2021 to August 10, 2022 are acceptable to apply for admission in BS programs offered by IST.
    • 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 & Categories
    The result of NUST Entry Test (NET) announced/ available from December, 2021 to August 10, 2022 are acceptable to apply for admission in BS programs offered by IST.

    Acceptable Categories:
    • NET (Engineering Category) is acceptable to apply for admission in all BS Engineering Programs
    • NET (Computer Science) is acceptable only to apply for admission in BS Avionics Engineering Program

  • ECAT Acceptable Test Date & Category
    The result of ECAT conducted by UET Lahore for Fall 2022 intake in Engineering Programs announced/ available before last date of admissions announced by IST will be acceptable to apply for admission in all BS Engineering Programs offered by IST.

  • NED UET Acceptable Test Date & Category
    The result of Entry Test (session-01 only) conducted by NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi from 30 July 2022 to 03 August 2022 for Fall 2022 intake in Engineering Programs will be accepted to apply for admission in all BS Engineering Programs offered by IST.

  • ACT Acceptable Test Dates
    The composite score of ACT conducted from July 01, 2021 to August 10, 2022 is acceptable to apply for admission in BS programs offered by IST. Candidates are required to enter their ACT Composite Score in their online application form and upload the score card available in “MyACT account” otherwise their application will not be processed.