HEC has decided to take HEC Undergraduate Test USAT this year for admission in all universities of Pakistan. How to register for HEC Undergraduate admission Test USAT 2021, carefully read this article.
The Education Testing Council (ETC) will take that Undergraduate Studies Aptitude Test (USAT), a standardised test for undergraduate admission in institutions across Pakistan, would be held provisionally on September 12, 2021.
The online registration deadline is August 30, 2021. Students who have completed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or equivalent/Grade 12 education, as well as those who have taken the final examination and are awaiting results, can apply for the test by enrolling online at this link:
What is USAT Undergraduate Studies Aptitude Test 2021?
The USAT test is a competitive product that aims to carve out its own niche via quality testing. It is created from a standardised question bank, with the product’s quality, equity, dependability, and validity, as well as the integrity of the procedures involved, assured at all stages of creation, administration, grading, and result reporting. It will be good for a year. Because it is a universal exam for assessing a student’s abilities, it may be utilised by any university if they so want.
The exam, however, is not meant for those enrolling to MBBS/BDS programmes.
Universities may freely opt to accept the USAT result card as acceptable for their respective admissions by publicly declaring it to potential undergraduate applicants.
HEC USAT Test 2021 Detail
- Last Date: 30 August 2021
- USAT Test Fee: 1200 PKR.
- USAT Test Held on: 12 September 2021
HEC USAT Marks and Test Pattern
- Number of test Question (75 multiple-choice questions).
- There is a time limit of 100 minutes.
- 35 points for verbal reasoning
- 40 points for quantitative reasoning
- There is a time limit of 40 minutes.
- Essay Writing Capabilities 400-500 Words (in English or Urdu): 25 Marks
- Any score more than or equal to 50 will be accepted as a qualifying Undergraduate Studies Admission Test USAT 2021 result. The highest score someone may achieve on USAT is a perfect score of 100.
Planned Test Schedule: Tests are first proposed on a quarterly basis in Pakistan’s main cities, to be held concurrently. More tests can, however, be scheduled if necessary. The yearly exam calendar will be posted on the ETC website, and applicants can register online using the registration portal.
Universities’ Role: Universities will continue to publicise their admission programmes on their own. Students will apply to colleges and submit their USAT ETC scorecards for consideration in the weighted merit determination algorithm.
How to Apply for the HEC USAT 2021?
1- To register, please go to the following website: http://etc.hec.gov.pk
2- The application submission process is divided into two steps:
- Completing your profile in the “My Profile” section.
- Application submission using the “Undergraduate Studies Admission Test” buttons on the web portal’s menu panel on the left-hand sidebar.
- Only applications that have been SUBMITTED will be considered for the USAT Test, and applications that have been SAVED or INCOMPLETE will not be considered.
Fee for the USAT Test
The Undergraduate Studies Admission Test (USAT) has a test cost of PKR 1,200/- per candidate. The fee will be deposited in Habib Bank Limited Account No. 1742 7900 1334 01. Higher Education Commission is the name of the account.
Note: Applicants must provide a copy of their Fee Deposit Slip/ATM/Online Transfer through courier to the following address: Member’s House, HEC Sector H-8, Islamabad, before the registration deadline. The exam cost is neither refundable nor transferable.
HEC USAT 2021 Preparation – What is the best method to prepare?
It is simple to prepare for the USAT Entry Test. The Scholastic Aptitude Test – SAT is quite similar to the Undergraduate Studies Aptitude Test – USAT. HEC has officially declared that USAT would be identical to SAT, thus you only need a few materials to study for SAT and you’re done. There are many tools accessible online to help you prepare for the SAT; you must practise analytical reasoning problems so that your objective section is addressed. And, for the subjective portion, no extra preparation is required because it will rely on your basic understanding of the supplied topic.
You do not need to start reading essays or instructions on “how to write an essay” since you only need to write approximately 400-500 words about a broad topic that will be supplied, which is similar to paragraph writing. If you have strong writing abilities and can write 400-500 words on any topic with very little information, you are ready to begin. The best thing is that you may write your essay in either English or Urdu.