• Candidates can appear in entry test more than once with the best score considered for the admission. However, in any one series only one attempt is allowed for a particular discipline.
  • NET is compiled from text books prescribed for HSSC courses. Candidates preparing for NET are advised to consult all relevant text books of various boards of education.
  • NET is conducted at three locations, that is Islamabad (NUST Campus), Karachi and Quetta.
  • At Islamabad the Test is conducted in computer-based format. In Karachi and Quetta it is in paper-based format conducted in March & July.
  • NET will be conducted in three series as per following schedule:
NUST Entry Test (Series-3) Application Form 2021
SAT Basis
Application Form 2021
NET-2021 Online Registration Test Schedule
Islamabad Karachi & Quetta
Series - 1 25 Oct - 25 Nov 2020 15 - 29 Jan 2021 -
Series - 2 31 Jan - 1 Mar 2021 06 - 18 Mar 2021 20 - 21 Mar 2021
Series - 3 19 Apr - 10 Jun 2021 will be announced later July 2021 (Tentatively)
Computer Based Test Timings:
Morning: 0900-1200 hrs Afternoon: 1400-1700 hrs
  • 30Apr

    NET (series-3) 2021 Update
    In compliance with Government decision, conduct of NET-2021 (Series-3) has been postponed till further instructions from NCOC / HEC.
  • 30Apr

    NET (series-3) 2021 Update
    New schedule will be announced later, tentatively after 15 Jun 2021. Candidates will be informed through email, SMS, NUST web portal and official social media platforms.
NUST neither conducts entry test related preparatory activities itself nor provides material in electronic or printed format for guidance of applicants. Nor is any such activity sponsored by NUST. However, NUST organizes refresher classes for intermediate students of Balochistan, FATA and Sindh.

Candidates in their own interest are advised to refrain from organizations / individuals claiming that these have any association with NUST as regard to entry test preparation.

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