High Scoring HEC USAT - E (Pre-engineering) Preparation Course

USAT | USAT Pre-Engineering
PKR 1450

High Scoring HEC USAT - E (Pre-engineering) Preparation Course

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Viz Education Testing Council (ETC) will conduct Undergraduate Studies Admission Test (USAT) for admission at the undergraduate level in universities operating all over Pakistan.

The USAT is designed on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) pattern and covers all know disciplines of Engineering, Medicine (Allied Health), IT, Management and Social Sciences at the undergraduate entry level. The students after qualifying respective USAT would stand eligible to all relevant universities like the SAT.

Who Can Apply for Undergraduate Studies Admission Test (USAT)?

  • Students who have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or equivalent/Grade 12 education
  • Students who have appeared in the final examination and awaiting results.

Which USAT Versions to Apply for Based on Academic Streams?

The USAT will be conducted in the following six categories based on relevant academic streams. Students should register accordingly:

Test Category



Pre Engineering


Pre Medical


Art & Humanities


Computer Science


General Science



Any score above and equal to 50 will be considered as a qualifying USAT score. The maximum score on USAT would be the perfect score of 100

Test Breakup/Marks Distribution

The detailed breakup of tests and marks distribution for all the USAT versions is available at:


Test Frequency

Test is held on a quarterly basis in the major cities of Pakistan simultaneously. More tests can however be arranged if the need existed. Yearly test calendar will be uploaded on the ETC website. Candidates may register themselves through online registration portal.

Role of Universities

Universities will continue to announce their admission programme independently. Students applying to universities accepting USAT will submit the USAT – (category) ETC score card for inclusion in the weightage-based merit determining formula.