HEC Pakistan Higher Education Aptitude test (HAT) 2023

By | November 22, 2023

HEC Aptitude Test (HAT) – Online Registration 2023

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) via Education Testing Council (ETC) will conduct Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT) for eligibility of all HEC scholarships and admission in MS/M-Phil and PhD programmes through a uniform accessible, and transparent selection process.

The HAT test is being organised by HEC-ETC for those applicants: Who have already applied for MS/M. Phil admission OR HEC Scholarship via e-portal for further final selection process. Who want to apply for scholarship schemes offered by HEC in future including universities scholarship schemes in Pakistan.

Who can Apply for Higher Education Aptitude Test (HAT)

The test is being organized for applicants who:

  • Have already applied online for any MS/M-Phil & 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/M-Phil & PhD programmes in public and private universities of Pakistan

HAT Versions Based on Academic Streams

The test will be conducted in the following five categories based o 16 years / Equivalent Education and the students should register accordingly.

Test Category Disciplines English/Verbal Reasoning Analytical Reasoning Quantitative Reasoning Total
HAT – 1 Engineering & Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics 30% 30% 40% 100
HAT – 2 Management Sciences, Business Education 30% 40% 30% 100
HAT – 3 Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, psychology (clinical & applied) and law 40% 35% 25% 100
HAT – 4 Agriculture & veterinary Sciences, Biological & Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Education, Media & Mass Communication 40% 30% 30% 100
HAT – General Religious Studies (Madrassa Graduate) 40% 30% 30% 100


The HAT test will tentatively be held on in future. Any change in test date, due to unavoidable circumstances, shall be communicated to candidates through Check Online hec.gov.pk

Deadline for Online Registration: January 28th, 2024



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