ECAT Entry Test

ECAT stands for Engineering College Admission Test. It’s a pre-admission exam conducted every year by UET in Punjab. Every student who wants to take admission in any engineering university or college of Punjab must have to appear in ECAT. It is multiple choice question based test which consists of a hundred questions. The merit for the admission is calculated on the base of 30% marks of entry test and 70% marks of FSC. On ECAT page of, you can prepare yourself for the entry test exam.

ECAT is an entry text exam mandatory for all those who wish to seek admission in any recognized engineering college of Punjab. It is MCQs based test which checks the analytical and comprehensive ability of the prospective engineers.


ECAT syllabus is based on the course books of intermediate. Students just need to clear their concepts to achieve maximum marks in the test. The subjects include Physics, Chemistry/Computer, English and Mathematics. You don’t need to join any academy to prepare for the test. Video lectures of on ECAT will help you to make-up yourself for the examination. We have provided the facility of video lectures and test of all subjects to students.

ECAT Pattern:

ECAT paper contains 100 questions, while the each question carries four marks. No mark is granted or deducted for unattempted question, whereas one mark is subtracted for each wrong answer. Division of questions is as follows:

Physics: 30 MCQs

Chemistry/Computer/Statistics: 30 MCQs

Mathematics: 30 MCQs

English: 10 MCQs


Students of FSc Pre-Engineering, ICS, diploma holders, B-Tech and BSC students can apply for the entry test. A-Level, American 12th Grade and FSC Pre-Medical students with the additional Mathematics are also eligible to apply by providing an equivalence certificate. IBCC, Islamabad issues equivalence certificates to students.  


This test is valid only for one year/one session. To enroll in the other session, aspirants are required to take the test again.

Merit Calculation:

The merit for the admission in any engineering college is calculated on the basis of ECAT and Intermediate or equivalent exam. It is calculated as follows:

ECAT marks: 30%

FSc Pre-Engineering l ICS l Equivalent marks: 70%