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HEC USAT Online Registration 2024: The registration schedule for the 2024 Undergraduate Studies Admission Test (USAT) has been announced by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). USAT is a mandatory requirement for undergraduate admissions in numerous universities. Following a pattern similar to the SAT, the HEC USAT is conducted quarterly. The deadline for USAT applications is June 2024, with the test tentatively scheduled for June, 2024.

HEC USAT Online Registration 2024 Last Date

The Higher Education Commission, through its Education Testing Council (ETC), will administer the Undergraduate Studies Admission Test (USAT) for admissions to undergraduate programs across universities throughout Pakistan. The USAT is structured based on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) model and encompasses various disciplines such as Engineering, Medicine, IT, Management, and Social Sciences at the undergraduate level. Students who pass the USAT will be eligible for admission to all universities, akin to the SAT system.

ETC USAT Test Schedule 2024

Article HEC USAT Registration 2024
Registration Date Continue
Abbreviation Undergraduate Studies Admission Test
Last Date to Apply June 2024
Test Date June 2024
Apply Mode Online
Education Intermediate
Fee Rs 1750/-
Gender Males, Females
Purpose Admission

Who Can Apply?

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

HEC USAT Test Breakup / Marks Distribution

Part 1

  • Number of test items (75 MCQs).
  • Time allowed: 100 minutes.
  • Verbal reasoning: 35 questions.
  • Quantitative reasoning: 40 questions.

Part II

  • Time allowed: 40 minutes.
  • Essay writing skills (400-500 words), either in English or Urdu: 25 marks.


  • Any score above or equal to 50 will be considered a qualifying USAT score.
  • The maximum achievable score on the USAT is 100.

Test Frequency and Registration

  • The test is initially proposed quarterly in major cities of Pakistan, held simultaneously.
  • Additional tests can be arranged if needed.
  • The yearly test calendar will be uploaded on the ETC website.
  • Candidates may register through the online registration portal.

University Admissions

  • Universities will independently announce their admission programs.
  • Students will apply to universities and submit the USAT ETC scorecard for inclusion in the weightage-based merit-determining formula.

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USAT Test Syllabus

The USAT test syllabus is designed to cater to various streams, disciplines, and groups. Students who have completed their HSSC (12 years of education) in any discipline are eligible to take the HEC ETC Undergraduate Test 2024. Students awaiting their results can also apply provisionally. The entry test fee for USAT under ETC is Rs 1750/-. Candidates can check their HEC USAT Result 2024 after the test.

Here are the test categories along with the corresponding streams/disciplines/groups:

  • USAT-E: Pre-Engineering
  • USAT-M: Pre-Medical
  • USAT-A: Arts & Humanities
  • USAT-CS: Computer Science
  • USAT-GS: General Science
  • USAT-Com: Commerce

Candidates can choose the test category based on their educational background and desired field of study.

Download USAT Syllabus

HEC USAT Online Registration 2024 Last Date

How to Apply for HEC USAT 2024

  • Visit the registration link: ETC HEC Registration.
  • For online registration queries, visit Online Help or HEC regional offices.
  • Application submission involves two steps:
    • Complete your profile in the “My Profile” section.
    • Submit your application using the “Undergraduate Studies Admission Test” links on the left-hand sidebar of the online portal.
  • Only submitted applications will be considered for the USAT Test; applications in SAVE or INCOMPLETE mode will not be entertained.
  • The test fee for the Undergraduate Studies Admission Test (USAT) is PKR 1,750/- per candidate.
  • Deposit the fee via 1Link 1bill invoice participating banks/ATM/Internet banking/Mobile App/EasyPaisa/JazzCash/UPaisa.
  • Select 1Link 1bill service, sign in to your mobile app, and click on bill payment or payment services.
  • Enter the consumer number generated by the ETC Portal and pay the amount.
  • Click on verify online payment on the ETC dashboard.
  • The test fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

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