Preparing for the Entrance Exams

As with any exam, studying for Habib University’s entrance tests is an important part of the preparation. Students are encouraged to examine the areas mentioned as being part of each of the respective tests as well as they can.

Prepare like you would for any standardized test. If you need assistance, enlist the help of test preparation centers present everywhere in the city. You will also find a plethora of free and fee-based test prep services on the internet. Please note that Habib University does not endorse or sponsor any test preparation center or online prep program, free or otherwise. The resources listed below are merely provided as a service to our students. We assume no responsibility for the content.

Guidelines for Test Day

Following are a few guidelines for the test day:

  • On the test day, please reach the test venue at-least half an hour before the test time so that you can register yourself and get acquainted with the place.
  • As soon as you reach the test venue, get to the registration table and complete all formalities.
  • Bring your Habib University Admit Card and your CNIC/B-Form along with you. Please note: if you are bringing your B-Form, then it is mandatory to bring your school ID card.
  • Students applying for School of Science and Engineering (SSE) are required to bring their own calculator for College Level Mathematics.
  • Students applying for School of Arts, Humanities (AHSS) and Social Sciences are NOT allowed to bring calculators.
  • Besides the required CNIC/B-Form and Student ID and a calculator (only for SSE students), you are NOT allowed to bring anything on the test day. If you bring a cell phone, you will be asked to switch it off and hand it over to the registration team before entering the examination room. Please note: Habib University Management will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the phone or any other personal belonging submitted.
  • Stationary for the test, including pencils, erasers, sharpeners and scratch papers will be provided to you by Habib University.

General Test Taking Tips

  • Relax! To avoid test anxiety, approach the test with a positive attitude. Negative self-talk can ruin your ability to do well on a test.
  • You will be able to concentrate better if you get plenty of rest and eat properly prior to testing. You should also give yourself enough time to find the testing area, bathrooms, etc., and to gather your thoughts before the test begins.
  • Listen carefully to all pre-test instructions before you start your test.
  • Carefully read all test questions and the instructions presented.
  • Utilize materials given during the test, such as scratch papers.
  • Deal with test anxiety by preparing in advance, taking your time, and pacing yourself throughout the assessment.
  • During testing, read the entire question and all choices before attempting to answer.

Resources to Prepare for the Entrance Examination

As with any exam, studying for Habib University’s entrance tests is an important part of the preparation process. Students are encouraged to examine the areas mentioned as being part of each of the respective tests as well as they can.

Prepare like you would for any standardized test. If you need assistance, enlist the help of test preparation centers present everywhere in the city. You will also find a plethora of free and feebased test prep services on the internet. Please note that Habib University does not endorse or sponsor any test preparation center or online prep program, free or otherwise. The resources listed below are merely provided as a service to our students. We assume no responsibility for the content.

Prep Day

Habib University organizes entrance examination Prep-Sessions to facilitate students who are planning to take Habib University entrance examination. We strongly urge students to attend this session as it conveys important test information and provide guidelines on how to prepare for the HU entrance examination and interview.

If you are interested to attend one of the prep-sessions, please register yourself on https://habib.edu.pk/admission-events/