How to apply for UET ECAT 2021 Online?

zHow to apply for UET ECAT 2021 Online?

University of Engineering & Technology, UET Lahore, one of the most prestigious institutes in Pakistan conducts an Entrance Test called ECAT for admissions in Engineering and Technology Programs, every year. It is usually held in the month of July. But this year, the UET has decided to conduct it in May. Starting from, the ECAT is conducted in Virtual University Test Centers.

This year, the UET has also announced the ECAT test application dates and test dates. The UET Entry Test will be held from 24th May to 27th May 2021. The application portal opens from 12th April, and continues till 17th May 2021.

Every year the students go HBL branches to get their token. There are long queues and students have to wait for hours and hours. This year the UET has facilitated the Students, and now students can get their token online, through HBL Konnect  or HBL mobile Banking App. They can just generate their tokens from the comfort of their homes.

To apply for ECAT 2021, you need to purchase entry test token. The first way is to purchase them conventionally through HBL Branches. The second way is online.

HBL Token from Designated HBL Branches

a) Entry Test tokens in the form of scratch cards can be purchased from designated branches of Habib Bank Limited (HBL).
b) Each scratch card bears a visible SERIAL NUMBER and a TOKEN NUMBER which will be visible after scratching the token.
c) This token number is valid for one candidate only.

After you purchase this token from HBL branches, you can use that Entry Test Token Number to login and  “Generate Admit Card” on the admission portal.

How to apply for UET Entrance Test 2021 Online?

Now, there other two ways for get ECAT Admit Card, and they are online methods. If you either have  HBL Konnect App or HBL Mobile Banking App.

Getting The On-line Token Number
In case you have NOT purchased the token, you may get the Token Number on-line by:
a) Login to the admission portal
b) Select “Generate Challan for Entry Test Token” button on the admission portal.
c) You will be asked to enter your name, father’s name and CNIC number.
d) A challan will be generated bearing a serial number and a challan number.
e) You may pay the fee using this challan number on-line using one of the following options:

1. Payment through HBL/ Konnect App

i. Login to the Konnect mobile application and tap the ”LIFESTYLE” button.
ii. Select “EDUCATION”. option
iii. Tap on “SCHOOL FEE”.
iv. A list of institutions will appear. Select UET Lahore and enter Challan Number.
v. After verifying your name, make the payment.
vi. Now you may use this paid Challan Number as your Token Number.

2. Payment through HBL On-line Banking (For HBL Account Holders only)

i. Login to the HBL on-line banking application on your mobile if you have access to a HBL account.
ii. Select “MORE” option.
iii. Select “EDUCATION” .under bill payment category.
iv. A list of institutions will appear. Select UET Lahore and enter Challan Number.
v. After verifying your name, make the payment.
vi. Now you may use this paid Challan Number as your Token Number

After you have token number through HBL Branch or Challan Number (in case you applied online), the next step is to print your admit card. The admit card is very necessary for appearing in ECAT 2021.


• Visit the admission portal and select “Generate Admit Card” option.
• Login using your Token/ Challan Serial Number and Challan/Token Number.
• Enter your personal information as required.
• Upload your picture.
• Choose your Test Center.
• Your Entry Test Admit Card will be generated. You may print it.

That’s the complete procedure, you can follow to apply for ECAT online. If you any questions, use the comments section below.





2 thoughts on “How to apply for UET ECAT 2021 Online?”

  1. Dear ECAT Test authority,
    There is an important matter, I want to bring to your notice today (26-June-2021), and please resolve it ASAP. I’m trying to upload pictures on the online registration portal for ECAT 2021, but it has shown upload failed for 3 days. I paid the test fee through online Hbl banking.
    Only one day (27-June-2121) remained for registration. Please help me with how to resolve this problem. Very Brilliant student will be unable to attend ECAT2021 and will waste one year.
    Your concerns are highly appreciated.

    1. The image size might be large, compress it and then upload. if that’s not working change your browser and try.

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