Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Educational Testing and Evaluation Agency, is an educational entity established in November, 1998, by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is supervised by a Board of Governors, headed by the Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Education Minister is the Vice Chairman and Secretary Higher Education is one of the members. The Executive Director ETEA is the Secretary of the Board.
Initially, the ETEA was established to undertake administration of Entrance Tests for admission to Engineering and Medical institutions of the province in place of external testing agencies. However, the scope of activities and the objectives for the ETEA were broadened much beyond the Entrance Tests as stated in the Ordinance. In short, it has to catalyse reforms in the examination and testing systems, impart training on these endeavours and extend the use of its electronic facilities to other institutions to bring in objectivity, transparency and efficiency.
ETEA conducts Entrance Tests for:
of Engineering & Technology and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa University
- Medical & Dental Colleges of the Province.
In addition, ETEA also conducts Entrance Tests for:
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- Working Folks Grammar Schools
- Literacy Department
& College Peshawar Public School City University
- Scholarships for Centers of Excellence both for FATA & SETTLE Students
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