How to prepare for PIEAS test in 2024?

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Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)


PIEAS Test is an MCQ exam that has become compulsory to be taken by candidates who want to be admitted to the PIEAS. This entrance test is now mandatory for admission to the undergraduate engineering/technology programs of Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

This test has become compulsory this year.  PIEAS test is managed and conducted by the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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


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


The PIEAS test is important for FSC (Pre-Engineering) or ICS students in Pakistan because it is a mandatory requirement to get admission to the Engineering 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 PIEAS test can greatly impact a student's chances of getting admission to the prestigious Engineering institute in Pakistan.


What is the minimum score for qualifying PIEAS test and does that guarantee admission in the university?


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

In PIEAS test the total marks are 100. The passing marks for the PIEAS test are 50%.


What is the validity period of the PIEAS test?


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


What is the format of PIEAS test?


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


Maths: This part consists of a total of 30 multiple-choice questions. These questions are based on the previous knowledge of the subject. Also includes calculus and analytical questions.


Physics: This part consists of 30 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 has 10 English-based questions. This consists of English Vocabulary, grammar, and composition-related questions.


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


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


Test Centers For PIEAS test?


In following cities are the test centers for PIEAS test:

  1. Islamabad
  2. Gilgit
  3. Karachi
  4. Lahore
  5. Multan
  6. Quetta
  7. Peshawar
  8. Sargodha
  9. Sukkar
  10. Faisalabad


How can I register for PIEAS test ?


Registrations for the PIEAS 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 PIEAS test?


If you are willing to have higher qualifications after 12 years of education then you should take the PIEAS 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 PIEAS 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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