HIGHER EDUCATION APTITUDE TEST (HAT) The Higher Education Commission (HEC) via Education Testing Council (ETC) will conduct Higher Education Aptitude lest (HAT) for eligibility of All HEC scholarships and admission in MS/ MPhil & PhD programmes through a uniform, accessible, and transparent selection process.
Who can Apply for Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT)?
The test is being organised for applicants who: • Have already applied online for any MS/ MPhil & PhD admission OR HEC scholarship (Hungary, etc.). • Intend to apply for the scholarship schemes advertised in future, including those by HEC sponsored Pakistani Universities. • Are interested in securing admission in MS/ MPhil &PhD programmes in public and private universities of Pakistan.
Date of Examination
The test will tentatively be held on January 28th, 2023,. Any change in test date will be communicated through www.hec.gov.pk and http://etc.hec.gov.pk • Applicants who register through HEC online registration process will be able to download their Roll Number Slip from http://etc.hec.gov.pk and registered Email address a week before the test date. • Email/SMS will also be sent to registered applicants for test date, time, and venue. While filling out online application forms, candidates are required to provide valid email/mobile numbers on which they wish to receive Roll Number Slips. • A printout of Roll Number Slip and Original CNIC will be required to enter the Test Centre on the Test Day.
How to Apply?
Visit the following link http://etc.hec.gov.pk for online registration.
In case of difficulty during online registration, visit https://onlinehelp.hec.gov.pk/. • Only SUBMITTED applications will be considered for HAT Test and applications in SAVE or INCOMPLETE mode will not be entertained.
Test Fee of Rs. 2000/- is to be deposited via 1Link 1Bill Invoice participating Banks/ATMs/Internet Banking/Mobile Banking/Easypaisa/JazzCash/Upaisa.
Once you have selected 1link bill Invoice payment service. Open /sign-in to your mobile app and click on Bill payment or payment services (as per your mobile banking app options).
Click on 1Bill Invoice payment services and enter the consumer number generated by the ETC portal. Once you see the details, pay the amount.
After depositing the fee through Ilink 1Bill Invoice, click on Verify Online Payment on ETC Dashboard.
The test fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
The candidates must get queries/complaints resolved before the closure of the web registration portal. Queries/complaints handling beyond the registration deadline is denied by the system due to logistics/security reasons.
Note: Taking a mobile or any calculating, recording or imaging electronic device inside the test centre, as well as uploading or sharing the images of question book is strictly prohibited and an offence liable to punishment as per the ETC rules. Deadline for Online Registration Last date for online registration is January 28, 2024. Helplines: 051-111-119-432, 0334-111-9432