How to prepare for NET in 2024?

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The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) is well-recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The University has rapidly built a reputation for providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the modern world.


The NUST entry test(NET) is a standardized test used to evaluate the college preparedness of high school students in Pakistan. This test is designed to figure out an individual's aptitude or ability in various areas such as intellectual skills, critical thinking, problem-solving, and subject-specific knowledge, and to provide colleges and universities with an ultimate measure of applicants' academic abilities.


The NUST entry test is managed by NUST University, and it is available in various cities. Students in Pakistan can register for the NUST test online through the official NUST website and choose a test center of their choice.


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


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


The NUST test is important for FSC or ICS students in Pakistan because it is a mandatory requirement to get admission to the NUST university. The test evaluates students' knowledge in subjects such as Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English, which are important for engineering studies. Achieving a good score on the NUST test can greatly impact a student's chances of getting admission to a prestigious institute in Pakistan.


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


The marks required for admission to NUST 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 NUST test exam to increase your chances of admission to the university. Typically, a strong performance in the NUST exam, along with meeting other admission criteria, can improve your chances of securing admission to any program.

In the NUST test, the total marks are 200. The passing marks for the NUST test are 70%.


What is the format of the NUST test?


The test format of the NUST test is based on 200 marks. There are a total of 100 multiple-choice questions. The test format of the NUST test consists of four parts which are as follows.


Mathematics: This part consists of a total of 80 multiple-choice questions. These questions are based on previous knowledge of the subject.


Physics: This part consists of 60 multiple-choice questions. The difficulty level of these questions is based on the knowledge of physics that has already been taught to the candidates.


Chemistry/Computer: This part also consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. Those who have done ICS will get the mcqs related to Computer Science and those who have done FSC pre-engineering will get mcqs related to Chemistry.


English: This part will consist of FA/F.Sc/HSSC Level English questions, 20 mcqs in total. This section will be based on the concepts of Analogy, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, and Comprehension.


Intelligence-based questions: This part consists of 10 mcqs based on intelligence, to test the IQ of students.


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


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


Where can we take the NUST entry test?


In the following cities you can take your NUST entry test:

  •  Islamabad
  •  Quetta
  •  Karachi
  •  Gilgit

How can I register for the NUST test?


Registrations for the NUST test are accepted online by the associated universities. 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 NUST test?


If you are willing to have higher qualifications after 12 years of education, then you should take the NUST 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 NUST test enables you to apply to more programs and choose the best one. You can take the test just before the college applications are opened.


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