The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) schedule for candidates seeking HEC scholarships and admissions to MS/MPhil.
HEC conducts this test via Education Testing Council (ETC) for all HEC scholarship awards and for admissions to the above-mentioned programs through a uniform and transparent selection process.
Here is all the information about registering for the HAT:
The test will be conducted in the following five categories on 16 years or equivalent education and candidates are advised to register accordingly.
|Test Category||Disciplines||English/Verbal Reasoning||Analytical Reasoning||Quantitative Reasoning||Total|
|HAT-1||Engineering & Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics||30%||30%||40%||100|
|HAT-2||Management Sciences, and Business Education||30%||40%||30%||100|
|HAT-3||Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology (Clinical & Applied), and Law||40%||35%||25%||100|
|HAT-4||Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences, Biological & Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Education, and Media & Mass Communication||40%||30%||30%||100|
|HAT-General||Religious Studies (Madrasa Graduates)||40%||30%||30%||100|
The last date for online registration is 12 September 2022.
It is to be noted that the test will only be conducted at the given centers if a minimum of 250 candidates have selected that center at the time of registration. The test will be conducted in the following cities:
Note here that HEC will not entertain any request for changing the test center after submitting the applications.
In case of any query regarding registration, the candidates are urged to visit onlinehelp.hec.gov.pk or HEC’s regional offices for guidance. For more information, contact HEC at 051-111-119-432 and 0334-111-9432.
Note: The test score will be valid for two years (for scholarships and admissions in MS/MPhil programs).