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Step Self Assessment Test 2024

Open & Free for all

100% Scholarship for
3000 Top Scorers
Test Date
18th February, 2024
apply now By visiting your nearest PGC /HADAF Campus.

Introduction to Self Assessment Test

Hey future test-takers for Entry Test 2024, it's time to check your readiness! STEP prep proudly presents the STEP Self-Assessment Test (SSAT) 2024—a fantastic opportunity for you. As Pakistan's largest Entry Test prep educational network, STEP prep is here to help you understand where you stand. SSAT not only assesses your prep for Medical and Engineering Entry Tests but also offers a chance for free Entry Test Preparation from STEP prep.

In the spirit of the Punjab Group of Colleges legacy, STEP prep is committed to arming students with what they need to shine in the Entry Test. The STEP Self-Assessment Test (SSAT-2024) is your platform to experience the Entry Test environment before the big day. Attempting SSAT gives you insights into the test mechanism, and if you're among the top 3000 scorers, you will get FREE Entry Test preparation from STEP prep.

Benefits of SSAT

Ready to shine? The STEP Self-Assessment Test 2024 is calling all students to check their readiness for the Entry Test. This well-known test spans over 100 cities in Pakistan, bringing you a double advantage. Firstly, it gives you a clear view of how prepared you are. Secondly, the top 3000 scorers of the STEP Self-Assessment Test 2024 will receive free education for Entry Test preparation at STEP Prep. It provides detailed insights into the entrance tests for Medical and Engineering Institutions. This incredible opportunity is not only for medical students but also for those dreaming of stepping into the world of Engineering & Computer Science. More details about specific subjects are mentioned below! Don't miss out—grab the chance to light up your future.

Eligibility Criteria for SSAT

  • Anyone from Intermediate Part-II or repeater student who is aspiring to get admission in Medical & Engineering Institutions can show up for STEP Self-Assessment Test 2024.
  • All students, from Punjab Group of Colleges and Hadaf Group of Colleges or students from any other institution can appear in this talent based STEP Self-Assessment test.
Note: ICS Students having combinations of statistics and economics are not eligible for SSAT 2024


STEP Self-Assessment Test 2024 is free for Intermediate Part-II or repeater students who are aspiring to get admissions in Medical & Engineering Institutions.


Scholarship policy for STEP Self-Assessment Test is straight and holistic. Along with 3000 top scorers STEP will also give scholarship to other students as well.

  • 100% Scholarship for Top 3000 scorers
  • 25% scholarship for Non-Punjabians or Non-Hadaf College Students scoring 80% and above marks in the STEP Self-Assessment Test
  • 15% scholarship for Non-Punjabians or Non-Hadaf College Students on qualifying in the STEP Self-Assessment Test


As, we value the precious time of students, procedure to become a part of SSAT 2024 is easy. Now you can REGISTER by visiting your nearest Punjab College and Hadaf College Campuses for FREE registrations of STEP Self-Assessment Test (SSAT-24).

For more information feel free to contact us on our helpline: 0800-78608

Note: STEP & PGC /HADAF college students are already enrolled against their roll numbers they only need to notify the campus regarding test.



Chapter / Topics
Chapter / Topics
Coordination and control / Nervous & chemical coordination, Nervous system, Nerve impulse, Steps involved in nervous coordination, Neurons (Structure and Types),
Transmission of action potential between cells–synapse, Electrical synapses,
Chemical synapses, Transmission of nerve impulse across synapse, Hormones,
Endocrine glands, Feedback mechanism, Positive feedback mechanism, Negative feedback mechanism, Reflexes and reflex arc, Levels of the spinal cord and its main functions,
Parts of the brain with their main functions, Reproduction, Male reproductive system,Female reproductive system (including menstrual cycle), Sexually transmitted diseases, Support and movement, Cartilage, Types of muscles, Skeletal muscles, Cardiac muscles, Smooth muscles, Structure of skeletal muscles, Mechanism of skeletal muscle contraction, Types of joints, Arthritis
Chapter / Topics


Learning Outcomes:

Coulomb's Law, Electric Field Strength, Electric Potential & Electric field as Potential Gradient, Electric field lines, Electric field intensity due to an infinite sheet of charge and between two oppositely charged parallel plates, Capacitor, Capacitance of a capacitor and its unit, Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor, Energy Stored in a Capacitor, Charging and Discharging of a Capacitor, Polarization of dielectric of a capacitor.

Currrent Electricity

Learning Outcomes:

OHM's Law, Electrical resistance, Specific resistance or resistivity, Effect of temperature on resistance, Temperature coefficient of resistance, Variation of resistivity with temperature, Concept of steady current, Internal resistance of a supply, Electric power, Unit of electric power, Kilowatt-hours.


Learning Outcomes:

Magnetic field, Magnetic flux, Magnetic flux density, force acting on a charged particle in a uniform magnetic field.

Chapter / Topics

Fundamental Principles of Organic Chemistry:

Course Content

Classification of organic compounds Isomerism

Learning Outcomes:

Define organic chemistry and organic compounds, Classify organic compounds on structural basis, Explain that organic compounds are also synthesized in the laboratory, Define functional group, Explain isomerism and its types.

Chemistry of Hydrocarbons

Open chain and closed chain hydrocarbons, Nomenclature of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes, Benzene: Properties, structure, modern representation, reactions, resonance method, electrophilic substitution, The molecular orbital treatment of benzene,

Learning Outcomes:

Classify hydrocarbons as aliphatic and aromatic, Describe nomenclature of alkanes, Define free radical initiation, propagation and termination, Describe the mechanism of free radical substitution in alkanes exemplified by methane and ethane, Explain the IUPAC nomenclature of alkenes, Explain the shape of ethene molecule in terms of sigma and pi C-C bonds, Describe the structure and reactivity of alkenes as exemplified by ethene, Define and explain with suitable examples the terms isomerism and structural isomerism, Explain dehydration of alcohols and dehydrohalogenation of RX for the preparation of ethene, Describe the chemistry of alkenes by the following reactions of ethene: Hydrogenation, hydrohalogenation, hydration, halogenation, halohydration, polymerization. Explain the shape of the benzene molecule (molecular orbital treatment), Define resonance, resonance energy and relative stability, Compare the reactivity of benzene with alkanes and alkenes, Describe addition reactions of benzene and methylbenzene, Describe the mechanism of electrophilic substitution in benzene, Discuss chemistry of benzene and methyl benzene by nitration sulphonation, halogenation, Friedal Craft’s alkylation and acylation, Apply the knowledge of positions of substituents in the electrophilic substitution of benzene, Use the IUPAC naming system for alkynes, Compare the reactivity of alkynes with alkanes, alkenes and arenes, Describe the preparation of alkynes using elimination reactions, Describe acidity of alkynes, Discuss chemistry of alkynes by hydrogenation, hydrohalogenation, and hydration, Describe and differentiate between substitution and addition reactions.

Alkyl Halides

Classification of alkyl halides Nomenclature Reactions

Mechanism of nucleophilic substitution reaction SN1, SN2, E1 and E2 reaction

Learning Outcomes:

Name alkyl halides using IUPAC system, Discuss the structure and reactivity of RX, Describe the mechanism and types of nucleophilic substitution reactions, Describe the mechanism and types of elimination reactions.

Alcohols and Phenols

Alcohols Classification: Primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols Nomenclature Reactivity Phenols: Physical properties Nomenclature Acidity


Learning Outcomes:

Explain nomenclature and structure of alcohols, Explain the reactivity of alcohols, Describe the chemistry of alcohols by preparation of ethers and esters, Explain the nomenclature and structure of phenols, Discuss the reactivity of phenol and their chemistry by electrophilic aromatic substitution, Differentiate between an alcohol and phenol.

Chapter / Topics

Verb Tenses

Verb Tenses, Subject Verb Agreement, Preposition, Adjective, Adverb, Pair of Words (1st year), Idioms (2nd year), Vocabulary (Intermediate level), Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence completion, Spelling errors, Reading Comprehension, Short Passages

Logical Reasoning

Logical Problems, Logical Deductions, Analogy, Course of action, Cause and affect, Source, Online links recommended by PMC on its website.


Chapter / Topics
Chapter / Topics
Functions, types of functions, real valued and vector valued functions, horizontal and vertical line test, tests of symmetry, graphs of functions, compress, stretch, and shift conditions. Domain and range, implicit, explicite, parametric, logarithmic, exponential and piece wise functions. Even and odd functions, composition of functions, inverse functions, limits and continuity, criteria of finding limits and continuity at a point or on an interval algebraically or graphically, convergence of a sequence by limit on term. Average and instantaneous rate of change, slopes of tangents, derivatives of any order. Differentiability at a point or on an interval. Maclaurin’s and Taylor’s series, increasing and decreasing functions, extrema and concavity. Differentials and approximations by differential applications of rate of change and differentials.
Chapter / Topics
Electrostatics, Current electricity, Electromagnetism
Chapter / Topics
Fundamental Principles of Organic Chemistry, Alphatic Hydrocarbons, Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Alkyl Halides, Alcohols, Phenols and ethers
Chapter / Topics
Introduction to programming, C/C++, Language translators, Variables, Keywords, Constants, Operators, comments, data types in C/C++, Input/Output in C/C++ => printf/scanf, cout/ cin, format specifiers, escape sequences etc, Control structures ( Sequence, Selection, Loops) Functions in C/C++
Chapter / Topics


Subject Verb Agreement, Tenses and conditionals, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Active Passive, Narration


Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence completion

Test Pattern

Sr. No Subject No. Of MCQ's in Test
1 Biology 35
2 Chemistry 25
3 Physics 25
4 English 10
5 Logical Reasoning 05
Grand Total: 100 MCQs Duration For MDCAT-SSAT= 100 Minutes
(1 hour 40 minutes)
Total Marks: 100
Sr. No Subject No. Of MCQ's in Test
1 Physics 30
2 Mathematics 30
3 Chem / Comp 30
4 English 10
Grand Total: 100 MCQs Duration For ECAT-SSAT= 100 Minutes
(1 hour 40 minutes)
Total Marks (ECAT): 400
Total Marks (ETEA): 100


  • SSAT has to be given in the campus where student want to study in future as merit will be calculated as per the cluster instructions.
  • Candidates are advised to bring a cardboard or a clipboard with them.
  • Use blue ball point only. Lead pencils and markers not allowed.
  • Response form will be issued only once.
  • Completely fill the circle. Inappropriate filling will not be read by the optical mark reader.
  • Fill only one circle for each entry as the answer once marked, is not liable to be changed.
  • The candidate should not mark answers on the Question Paper.
  • Candidates are NOT allowed to carry any textual material, printed or written, bits of paper, envelopes, electronic devices, calculators, mobile devices or any other aiding material inside the examination center.
  • No candidate will be allowed to leave the test center until the test is over.
  • The test will start on the given time and center’s supervisory staff to that effect will make an announcement.

Test Schedule

Date: February 18th, 2024 (Sunday)
Reporting Time: 11:00 am
Pre-Medical/Engineering/ICS(PHYSICS): 12:00noon to 2:00pm
Post Test Discussion: No physical test discussion on campus
Discussion will be uploaded on STEP PREP portal

Duration Marks

  • For Medical students, the duration of test will be 100 minutes (1 hour 40 minutes).
  • For Engineering/Computer science students, the duration of test will be 100 minutes (1 hour 40 minutes).
  • There will be no negative marking in the Medical Test. For each correct answer, one (1) mark will be awarded.
  • There will be negative marking in the Engineering Test. For each correct answer, four (4) marks will be awarded. For each incorrect answer (1) mark will be deducted from the total score. No mark will be deducted on not attempting a question.