Higher Education Commission (HEC) is conducting a competitive aptitude test with a purpose to draw merit lists for the award of HEC Scholarships through a transparent selection process. The test has been scheduled for Saturday-April 23, 2016 and Sunday-April 24.2016.
The test is being organized for the following listed scholarship schemes for those applicants who have applied through HEC application forms as per advertisement in newspapers.
- Indigenous PhD Fellowships for 5.000 Scholars Phase-II (Advertised on November 8,2015)
- Overseas Scholarships for MS.IMPhil Leading to PhD in Selected Fields (Phase-II, 90% Batch-7 (advertised on January 28.2016)
- Master Leading to PhD Scholarship Programme (Indigenous Batch-II) for the students of Balochistan (Aghaz-e-Hagoog-e-Balochistan Package, advertised on December 13,2015)
The aptitude test will be conducted in the following four categories in relevant disciplines as mentioned by the applicants in their application forms.
|Test Category||Disciplines||Quantitative Reasoning||Verbal Reasoning||Analytical Reasoning||Total %age|
|HAT 1||Engineering & IT||40||30|
|HAT 2||Management Sciences, Business Education||30||30||40||100|
|HAT 3||Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities||30||40||30||100|
|HAT 4||Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences, Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences||30||40||30||100|
Test will be conducted at the designated centres of Quetta, Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi and Peshawar.
|Lahore||University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore||Main Campus, G. T. Road Lahore|
|Karachi||NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi||Main Campus, University Road, Karachi|
|Quetta||Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, Quetta||Takatu Campus, Airport Road, Baleli, Quetta|
|Peshawar||The University of Agriculture, Peshawar||University Road, Peshawar|
|Islamabad||International Islamic University, Islamabad||Sector H-10, Islamabad|
|National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (FAST), Islamabad||A.K. Brohi Road, H-11/4, Islamabad|
Note: Test centres have been allocated to candidates as per their choice in application forms. Otherwise they have been allocated centres as per their domicile province/mailing or studying address.
- The roll number slips were issued to prospective candidates on April 9, 2016 via email, courier on provided addresses, and the same can be downloaded from HEC website www.hec.gov.pk/HAT
- Applicants are not eligible to appear in the test if they have not submitted online (if required) and hard application form duly meeting the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions of the respective scholarship schemes published in national newspapers
- Please bring roll number slip along with Original National Identity Card valid Passport containing your photograph (MANDATORY)
- Please report to allotted test centre/venue one hour before the test time
- Candidates failing to produce above mentioned documents will not be allowed to take the test
- The duration of test will be two hours
- Result will be prepared by HEC and uploaded on HEC websitewww.hec.gov.pk/HAT 5