How to prepare for AKU entry test in 2024?

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Agha Khan University Admission Test


AKU Test is an MCQ exam that has become compulsory to be taken by candidates who want to be admitted to the AKU.

This test has become compulsory this year. AKU test is managed and conducted by Agha Khan University.

The candidates will appear in a single test only and will stand eligible for admission to AKU in the respective subject group.


Why AKU test is important for students seeking admission to Universities?


The AKU test is important for FSC (Pre-Medical) students in Pakistan because it is a mandatory requirement to get admission to the Medical university. The test evaluates students' knowledge in subjects such as Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and General Science, which are important for medical studies. Achieving a good score on the AKU test can greatly impact a student's chances of getting admission to the prestigious Medical institute in Pakistan.


What is the minimum score for qualifying AKU test and does that guarantee admission to the university?


The marks required for admission to a specific program at a Medical university in Pakistan can vary from year to year based on factors such as the number of applicants and the overall performance of the applicants. However, it's generally advisable to aim for high marks in the AKU test exam to increase your chances of admission to the Medical University. Typically, a strong performance in the AKU exam, along with meeting other admission criteria, can improve your chances of securing admission to any Medical program.

In the AKU test, the total marks are 100. The passing marks for the AKU test are 60%.


What is the validity period of the AKU test?


The validity period of the AKU test is only for the year the candidate appears for it. The result of the AKU test stands void after the admission session of that year ends.


What is the format of the AKU test?


The test format of the AKU test is based on 100 marks. There are a total of 100 multiple-choice questions. The test format of the AKU test consists of four parts which are as follows.

  1. Biology: This part holds 20 points.
  2. Chemistry: This part holds 20 points.
  3. Physics: The physics part consists of 20 points. Based on basic knowledge of physics.
  4. Science reasoning: This part holds 20 marks.
  5. Mathematical reasoning: This part holds 20 marks. This portion consists of questions related to basic mathematics.

The AKU admission test is worth 100 points and has a time limit of 2 hours. The nicest thing about the AKU admission test is that there is no negative marking, so don’t skip any questions and answer them all. This will increase your chance of getting a better score on the AKU test.


Test centers for the AKU Entry Test

Following are some test center cities for AKU test:

  • Chitral
  • Faisalabad
  • Gilgit
  • Hyderabad
  • Karachi
  • Lahore
  • Multan
  • Peshawar
  • Quetta
  • Rawalpindi
  • Sukkur


Is there any minimum qualification criterion for taking the  AKU test?


Candidates with a minimum of 12 years of education are eligible to apply for and appear in the AKU test.


How can I register for the AKU test?


Registrations for the AKU test are accepted online by the AKU. To register, simply visit the website of the respective university and create an account.  You will have to provide your name and other information. Make sure it’s the same name and information shown on your IDs. Fill out all required fields and complete any optional ones you’d like to. Determine the most suitable test center and testing dates for you and select accordingly. Upload a photo that meets the requirements. Submit the fee, upload the fee challan, and print your admission challan.


When should I take the AKU test?


If you are willing to have higher qualifications after 12 years of education then you should take the AKU test just after you take the final exams for intermediate. The test result will remain valid for almost a year for admissions. Early taking of the AKU test enables you to apply to more institutions and choose the best one. You can take the test just before the college applications are opened.


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