UET Admission Categories 2020 Explained

University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore(UET) provide admissions to new students based on various “Admission Categories”. The major and largest category is “Open-Merit (A)” and is purely base on merit for students applying through it. Other categories represent reserved seats based on quota-system and students eligible in those categories can apply for admission through those categories. Following is the details list of all the admission categories that UET offers and their description and how to apply in each category.

Before applying for admission, it is mandatory to take combined entry test ECAT. And use obtained score in ECAT to calculate your aggregate. Do check our articles on ECAT for every information and guidance. Also see our Aggregate Calculator to calculate your aggregate.

 

Category Description How to Apply?
A1[Open Merit Seats(subsidized)] Only Punjab domiciled candidates, having requisite qualification (other than DAE), can apply for open merit seats under ‘A1’ category. Tuition fee is subsidized. Submit application to UET Lahore according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the UET according to merit.
A1-M[Open Merit Seats(subsidized)] Only Punjab domiciled candidates, having Intermediate (Pre-Medical) qualification can apply for open merit seats under ‘A1-M’ category. Tuition fee is subsidized. Submit application to UET Lahore according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the UET according to merit.
A2[Open Merit Seats(partiallysubsidized)] Only Punjab domiciled candidates, having requisite qualification (other than DAE), can apply for open merit seats under ‘A2’ category.  Tuition fee is partially subsidized and there is no provision for financial assistance. Submit application to UET Lahore according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the UET according to merit.
A2-M[Open Merit Seats(partiallysubsidized)] Only Punjab domiciled candidates, having Intermediate (Pre-Medical) qualification can apply for open merit seats under ‘A1-M’ category. Tuition fee is partially subsidized and there is no provision for financial assistance. Submit application to UET Lahore according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the UET according to merit.
B The candidate should be a bonafide resident of the Sindh province. Diploma holders are also eligible to apply.Tuition fee is subsidized. Applications are to be submitted to the Registrar of the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology or the Registrar of the N.E.D. University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi. Nominations and allocation of disciplines are sent by the Section Officer (ACD-III) Department of Education, Government of Sindh.
C The candidate should be a bonafide resident of the Baluchistan province. Diploma holders are also eligible to apply. Applications are to be submitted to the Secretary, Department of Education, Government of Baluchistan. Nominations and allocation of disciplines are made by said Department.
D The candidate should be a bonafide resident of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province.Diploma holders may also apply.Tuition fee is subsidized. Applications are to be submitted to the Registrar, University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar. Nominations and allocations of disciplines are made by the Department of Higher Education, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Peshawar.
E[Azad Kashmir] The candidate should be national of Azad Kashmir.Tuition fee is subsidized. The applications are to be submitted to the Secretary Nomination Board, Azad Government of the State Jamu & Kashmir, Education Secretariat (Colleges), New Secretariat Chatter, Muzaffarabad Azad Kashmir.
E[Azad Kashmir(Lipa Valley)] The candidate should be national of Lipa Valley, Azad Kashmir.Tuition fee is subsidized. The applications are to be submitted to the Secretary Nomination Board, Azad Government of the State Jamu & Kashmir, Education Secretariat (Colleges), New Secretariat Chatter, Muzaffarabad Azad Kashmir.
E[Northern Areas] The candidate should be bonafide resident of Northern Areas (Gilgit-Baltistan) Tuition fee is subsidized. The applications are to be submitted to the Secretary Nomination Board/Director of Education, Gilgit-Baltistan. Diploma holders are also eligible to apply.
H1[Foreign Countries] The candidates having foreign nationality can apply under ‘H’ Category. The applicant is required to get his application sponsored by his own government. Diploma holders may also apply.Tuition fee is subsidized. The application is sent in triplicate to the Ministry of Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics & Privatization (Economic Affairs Division) Government of Pakistan, Islamabad through Pakistan’s representative accredited to his country. The nominations are sent by the Section Officer Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics & Privatization (Economic Affairs Division) Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
H2[AfghanNationals] The candidates should be Afghan nationals. The applicant is required to get his application sponsored by his government.Tuition fee is partially subsidized, and it is paid by the sponsor. The application is sent in triplicate to the Ministry of Inter Provincial Co-ordination, Government of Pakistan, through Pakistan’s representative accredited to Afghanistan. The nominations are sent by the Assistant Educational Advisor, Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.

 

H3(Indian Held Kashmir) The candidates from Indian Held Kashmir can also apply under ‘H’ Category.Tuition fee is partially subsidized, and it is paid by the sponsor. The application is sent in triplicate to the Ministry of Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics & Privatization (Economic Affairs Division) Government of Pakistan, Islamabad through Pakistan’s representative accredited to his country. The nominations are sent by the Section Officer Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics & Privatization (Economic Affairs Division) Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
H4(CulturalExchange) The candidates having foreign nationality can apply under ‘H’ Category. The applicant is required to get his application sponsored by his own government. Diploma holders may also apply.Tuition fee is subsidized. The application is sent in triplicate to the Ministry of Inter ProvincialCoordination Government of Pakistan through Pakistan’s representative accredited to his country. The nominations are sent by the Assistant Educational Advisor, Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
I Punjab domiciled candidates, having passed DAE in relevant field, can apply for reserved seats under ‘I’ category.Tuition fee is subsidized. Submit application to UET Lahore according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the UET according to merit.
J1 The children of commissioned officers/ gazetted officials belonging to Army, Air Force or Navy can apply under this category. Diploma holders are also eligible to apply.Tuition fee is partially subsidized. Applications are submitted to the Headquarters of either the Army, Air Force, or the Navy (depending upon the service to which the parent belongs to) in accordance with the procedure notified by them. Nominations and allocations of disciplines are made by:•        For Army SeatsThe Adjutant General, AG’S Branch (W & R Directorate), General Headquarter, Rawalpindi•        For Air Force SeatsThe Deputy Director Education (TRG), Air Headquarter, Peshawar•        For Navy Seats The Director, Directorate of Naval Educational Services, NavalHeadquarter Islamabad
J2 The children of non-commissioned and junior commissioned officers/ non-gazetted officials belonging to Army, Air Force or Navy can apply under this category. Diploma holders are also eligible to apply.Tuition fee is subsidized. Applications are submitted to the Headquarters of either the Army, Air Force, or the Navy (depending upon the service to which the parent belongs to) in accordance with the procedure notified by them. Nominations and allocations of disciplines are made by:•        For Army SeatsThe Adjutant General, AG’S Branch (W & R Directorate), General Headquarter, Rawalpindi•        For Air Force SeatsThe Deputy Director Education (TRG), Air Headquarter, Peshawar•        For Navy Seats The Director, Directorate of Naval Educational Services, Naval Headquarter Islamabad
K The applicant should be a bonafide resident of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). Diploma holders are also eligible to apply. The applications are submitted to the Secretary, State and Frontier Regions Divisions, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.Nominations and allocation of disciplines are also made by him.
L The applicant should be a bonafide resident of any of the following districts:  Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Rajanpur, Muzaffargarh, Jhang, Attock, Chakwal, Mianwali, Dera Ghazi Khan and Jhelum. Tuition fee is subsidized. Applications are to be submitted to the UET Lahore according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the University according to merit.

 

M The un-married children of employees of UET Lahore can apply under this category. Diploma holders are also eligible to apply. However, in order to determine relevant merit, Diploma holders will be placed below applicants possessing Intermediate. (Pre-Engineering). For inclusion in this category the applicant’s parent has to fulfill the conditions regarding University service given in Form F-IX. Applications are to be submitted to the UET Lahore according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. Application should accompany with certificate from the Registrar of the University on Form F-IX and a certificate of being unmarried by a class-I gazetted officer or a University class-A officer on Form F-X. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the University according to merit.
Note: Children of employees whose services have been transferred to the University of Engineering & Technology Taxila are not eligible to apply under the category as their quota of seats has also been transferred to the University of Engineering & Technology Taxila.
N The Punjab domiciled children of Engineers, Architects and Town Planners can apply under this category. Diploma holders cannot apply.
Tuition fee is partially subsidized.
Applications are to be submitted to the University according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the University according to merit.The applicants should furnish with their applications an attested photocopy of their parent’s bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or City & Regional Planning from a recognized University. Other qualifications such as AMIE (Pak) are not recognized for inclusion in this category.
O The Punjab domiciled children of Alumni of UET Lahore can apply under this category. Diploma holders cannot apply.
Tuition fee is partially subsidized.
Applications are submitted to the University according to the procedure and requirements. The selection and allocation of discipline is made by the University according to merit. The applicant should furnish with his application an attested photocopy of the degree of his parent as an evidence of the fact that he (the parent) is a graduate of this University or its parent institution, that is, the former College of Engineering.
P The applicant should be a bonafide resident of Punjab and should have passed B.Sc. Engineering Technology or equivalent degree from a HEC recognized university of Pakistan.Tuition Fee is subsidized. Applications are to be submitted to the University according to the procedure and requirements. Selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the University according to merit.
Q The applicant should be a bonafide resident of the Tribal Areas of D.G. Khan and Rajanpur.Diploma holders are not eligible to apply.Tuition fee is subsidized. Applications are submitted to the DCO of respective district. Nominations are made by the DCOs on merit.
R The applicant should be a bonafide resident of Layyah and Bhakkar districts.Tuition fee is subsidized. Applications are submitted to the University according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the University according to merit.
S, SI The children of overseas Pakistanis, having requisite qualification other than DAE, can apply under ‘S’ category.
The children of overseas Pakistanis, having passed DAE, can apply under ‘SI’ category.
Orphan candidates meeting eligibility requirements may be sponsored by their real brother, real maternal or real paternal uncle.
Tuition fee is not subsidized and there is no provision for financial assistance in this category.
Applications are submitted to the University according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the University according to merit. The applicant is required to submit along with his application:i.       A certificate on Form F-VIII regarding his parent’s employment in a foreign country issued by the Pakistani embassy in that countryii.      A photocopy of his parent’s resident visa for that country attested by the Pakistani Embassy in that country
In case of an orphan applicant applying under this category, following additional documents are required: (1) Father’s death certificate Issued by NADRA; (2) Proof of relationship with the guardian in the
form of CNIC of all family members and NADRA Family Registration Certificate (FRC) highlighting the Family Tree structure of the applicant; (3) Copy of Nikahnama in case the guardian is the maternal uncle (Mamoo) of the applicant.Scanned / faxed copy of employment certificate and visa shall not be entertained.
T Punjab domiciled disabled candidates, excluding the disability of deafness, dumbness and blindness, can apply under this category. Applications, along with a medical certificate mentioning the disability, are submitted to the UET Lahore according to the procedure and requirements laid down in this prospectus. The selection and allocation of disciplines are made by the University according to merit.
U These seats are for students of Baluchistan and FATA, under project provision of “Higher Education Opportunities for Students of FATA and Baluchistan”. Applications are received by Project Director (BAL-FATA Project), Higher Education Commission, H-9, Islamabad. Selected candidates are nominated by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
SF Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad, Self Finance Scheme for Foreign Nationals.Tuition Fee is partially subsidized. Applications are received at HEC, Islamabad, by Director (Academics), HEC, H-9, Islamabad, Pakistan. Information is available on HEC website www.hec.gov.pk. Selected candidates are nominated by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

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