Salient Features

NUET will be conducted at five locations as under: –

  • NUTECH, Islamabad (Computer based test)
  • Quetta (Paper based test)
  • Wana/Spinkai (Paper based test)
  • Gilgit (Paper based test)
  • NUET is designed in accordance with the internationally practiced system of on-line examinations. It is easy to attempt with minimal practice.
  • Test is compiled from text books prescribed for HSSC courses. Candidates preparing for NUET are advised to consult all relevant text books of various boards of education.
  • The pattern and the standard of question papers for both types of tests is the same.
  • Time Duration.    The test will be of 3 hours duration. Computer based test will be conducted in two sessions at NUTECH, Islamabad whereas at Karachi, Quetta, Wana/Spinkai and Gilgit only one paper based test will be conducted. Exact dates will be intimated later:-
(Any changes will be intimated accordingly)
  • Session I.        Morning (0900-1200 hrs)   
  • Session II.       Afternoon (1500-1800 hrs)
Math  40%
Physics        30%
Chemistry / Cptr Science20%

Test Pattern

  • The test will contain 200 x MCQs, covering a variety of subjects depending upon the degree that student has applied for. Subject weightages for NUET are as under:-
  • Merit weightage is different than NUET weightage. Merit weightage will be calculated separately based upon NUET and past academic record. Merit of all disciplines for Fall 2021 will be generated as per following details:-
NUTECH Entry Test ​70%
HSSC / A level / Equivalent / DAE20%
SSC / O Level / equivalent10%
  • For computer based test, candidates can choose the date and session of test from the available schedule.

Rechecking of Paper Based Test

  • Rechecking of paper involves the verification of paper for any unmarked answers and error free totaling of marks only. Re-checking of paper based entry test may be applied within 5 days of the declaration of result along with a fee of Rs. 500/- in the form of a bank draft/pay order in favor of NUTECH.


  • The result of NUET will remain valid for the current admission cycle culminating in Fall 2021.
  • All applicants are to apply on-line and pay fee of Rs. 2000/- in HBL Account Number 50007901701803 as application processing fees.
  • Application processing fee is neither refundable nor transferable. It will remain valid only for the series for which it has been paid.
  • For registration, possession of Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC)/ Family registration certificate (FRC) / Form B or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) is mandatory.
  • Upon admission, the University will register the student’s name as per his/her Matric or “O” level equivalence certificate (SSC), duly issued by IBCC and same will be used for every university document.

Covid-19 SOPs

  • Ensure the compliance of Covid-19 SOPs in letter and spirit. Candidates are expected to comply with instructions given below: –
  • Keep wearing your mask during test.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet distance and avoid handshake and physical contact with others.
  • You may use sanitizer if you are in possession.
  • Anyone having symptoms like fever, headache, sneezing / abnormal cough, breathing difficulty etc. should raise hand.