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Entry Test for Engineering Programs – Fall 2023 Intake

IST doesn’t conduct its own entry test. The results of following entry tests are acceptable to apply for admission in undergraduate programs offered by IST. Applicants can appear in any one of the below mentioned tests and can use the higher score to apply for admission in IST. Please note that an applicant must have minimum 33% obtained marks in entry test to apply for admission in IST:

  • NAT which is conducted by NTS in every month
  • NET which is conducted by NUST Islamabad
  • ECAT which is conducted by UET Lahore
  • ETEA which is conducted by UET Peshawar
  • Entry Test for Engineering Programs conducted by MUET Jamshoro
  • Entry Test for Engineering Programs conducted by NED Karachi
  • HAT which is conducted by ETC-HEC
  • ACT which is conducted by ACT-USA

Further details related to acceptable entry tests dates & categories are as under:

  • 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, 2022 to June 30, 2023 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

  • NET Acceptable Test Dates & Categories

    The result of NUST Entry Test (NET) announced/ available from December, 2022 to June 30, 2023 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 University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore for Fall 2023 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.

  • ETEA Acceptable Test Date & Category

    The result of ETEA conducted by University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Peshawar for Fall 2023 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.

  • MUET Jamshoro Acceptable Test Date & Category

    The result of Entry Test conducted by Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), Jamshoro for Fall 2023 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 conducted by NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi for Fall 2023 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.

  • HAT Acceptable Test Dates & Categories

    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, 2022 to June 30, 2023 are acceptable to apply for admission in BS programs offered by IST.

    Acceptable Categories:

    • HAT–UG–E is acceptable to apply for admission in all BS Engineering Programs
    • HAT–UG–CS is acceptable only to apply for admission in BS Avionics Engineering Program

  • ACT Acceptable Test Dates

    The composite score of ACT conducted from July 01, 2022 to June 30, 2023 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.


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