In 1985, the Punjab Group of Colleges set its roots with the inception of just one Commerce College in Lahore, which flourished progressively with 390 campuses in 111 cities over a period of 33 years. The Group expanded into the largest educational network of Pakistan providing quality education all over the nation.
Punjab Group of Colleges caters distinctive academic choices ranging from Intermediate to Graduate level. Intermediate education is provided at all campuses, and students receive the certifications according to their chosen track from Intermediate and Secondary Education Boards respectively. Hovering onto the fact, PGC upholds a legacy of excellent academic results.
The youth is required to give entrance exam after intermediate for making an exceptional appearance in the top-notch professional and educational institutes. The Punjab Group launched STEP, A Strategic & Tactical Entry Test Preparatory Programme that offers entry test preparatory courses to students after intermediate exams. It enables them to prepare for a radiant future so that they can pursue their goals of becoming a Doctor or an Engineer.
STEP (The Largest Entry Test Preparation Network in Pakistan) offers entry test preparatory courses of Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MCAT/MDCAT), LMDCAT (Long MCAT/MDCAT), LMDCAT (with NUMS), NUMS (Exclusive), MCAT/MDCAT (Crash Program), The Aga Khan University Admission Test, State Entry Test (Kashmir), FMDC (Federal Medical and Dental College Admission Test); Engineering College Admission Test (ECAT), LECAT (Long ECAT), FUNGAT (FAST, UET, NUST, GIKI Admission Test), SAT-I, NET (I, II, III), (LUMS) Lahore University of Management Sciences (SAT-I, S.S.E), LUMS (SAT-I, S.S.E) + NET (I, II, III), PIEAS Engineering University’s Admission Test and National Testing Service (NTS). Also offers entry test preparation of University of Central Punjab (UCP), Capital University of Science and Technology, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology and Namal College Admission Tests.
Our team is fully dedicated and committed to impart its students with hands on learning experience. STEP by PGC is equipped with qualified entry test experts, who are centrally monitored by PGC’s head office, Lahore.
Proven Track Record of the Last 2 Years
STEP has a proven track record of the last 2 years (2016 & 2017) with Top Positions in MDCAT, ECAT and other top-notch Professional Institutes Entry Tests.
Bank of 30,000+ MCQs
Our course pack comprises of 30,000+ MCQ’s that strategically enable students to stimulate their thinking speed to tackle the problem without panicking.
STEP provides its students with career counseling guide to help them set on the right track, so that their horizon gets broadened with clarity and determination. We provide counseling that prioritizes the student’s talent, ability, natural trends and contemporary scope to achieve full potential.
STEP Teaching Methodology (STM)
STEP offers a standardized evaluative preparatory teaching methodology that includes an intricately designed SOS (Scheme of Studies) that focuses upon enhancing analytical and tactical skills among students.
Exam Oriented Preparation
Our course pack is enrich with lectures and question bank, that are designed to meet the contemporary needs of the academia which is always evolving and it is updated from time to time according to the latest exam trend of different universities. Our preparatory course is dynamic and channelizes student’s effort in exam-oriented direction.
Merit and Need Based Scholarships
We promote education and aim at expanding literacy rate, STEP cares and acknowledges the need of its students and provide incentives based on scholarships offered by PGC to its achievers and underprivileged students so that they achieve their goals without any pressure or hindrance.
Skill Enhancing Workshops
Workshops are excellent means to impart skills required to score well in the entrance exam. Workshops play an essential role in harnessing student’s motivation whereby providing them exposure to learn how to incorporate learning strategies to solve problems and to ace the test with flying colours.
World Class Study Resources
STEP’s team devised dynamic study resources for our students over the years, which is streamlined and adaptive according to current challenging scenario and is in no respect less than world-class study resources.
Free “STEP by PGC” Mobile App
STEP has launched Entry Test Preparations App (Android & iOS) to make preparation of Medical & Engineering Institutions Entry tests handy and accessible for students.
Video Lectures for Comprehensive Revision
STEP has introduced Video Lectures for comprehensive practice and revision to help students prepare for MDCAT, ECAT and other Professional Institutes Entry Tests.
24/7 access to e-Libraries
We have facilitated our students with 24/7 access to Electronic Labs in PGC campuses, to enhance their preparations for Medical & Engineering Institutions Entry tests.
Student Advisory & Counseling Department
Student Advisory & Counseling Department (SACD) of STEP functions for the sole purpose of providing counseling to the students so that they are fully equipped regarding the choices they make and promotes dynamic academic policies by engaging a team of eminent entry test experts to prepare students for their future goals.
SACD envisions proper counseling of the youth whereby offering tailor-made student centric counseling that is specific to their unique experience, talent and abilities, and to equip them with the right choices and career options to lead them to their desired goals.
STEP entertains advisory sessions and seminars in regular intervals to provide exposure to the youth and aims to optimize conceptual and analytical skills of the students so that maximum results can be achieved, to meet the academic challenges of the world stage.
SACD engages to promote and organize healthy and interactive workshops to foster team spirit amongst the staff to develop credible institutional culture that is reformative and holistic in approach and with an aim to keep track of the updates regarding current academic trends and assessments from time to time keeping the interest and well being of the students as an utmost priority.
Salient features of Student Advisory and Counseling Department (SACD) includes:
- Providing career advisory services
- Designing tailor made career options for every intellect of student
- Providing mentorship to the students
- Closely monitoring the student’s issues and problems
- Special emphasis on below average students
- Assessment and analysis of results, and making further policies accordingly
- Conducting Entry Test Seminars
- Closely monitoring the changing academic trends
- Facilitating teachers to assess counseling needs of the students
- Facilitating the on campus Information Officers regarding all the career options
- Conducting professional training of the employees