NTS stands for National Testing Service in Pakistan. Within the essential principle of raising the quality of education. The important objective of NTS is to establish a trustworthy, credible, technically suitable, and perfect system of performance assessment for students of various educational institutions at different levels. It thus assists in carrying out an estimated ranking of students for admission in various educational institutions. NTS is providing quality Services in educational testing and assessment mechanisms.
Type of NTS:
NTS provides services for conducting different. Test by providing facilities both for individual candidates and institutions. These tests are prepared and assessed by expert and professionals of relevant fields. In which three types of NTS test.
National Aptitude Test (NTS):
National Aptitude Test (NAT) is for admissions in NTS Associated Universities. The candidates will appear in a single test only and will stand qualified for admission to all universities in the relevant subject group. The candidates will be required to apply for admission to the universities as per their respective announcements along with a copy of the NTS Result Card. NAT evaluates the critical thinking skills of analytical reasoning and also performance assessment of candidates about quantitative ability and English Language Skills.
Graduate Assessment Test (GAT):
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has assigned National Testing Service (NTS) the responsibility to conduct GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Type Test. There are two types of these tests.
GAT-General (Graduate Assessment Test) for admissions in M.Phil and HEC Scholarship Schemes and GAT-Subject for PhD. Programs.
The test result will remain valid for Two Years for admissions and HEC Scholarship Schemes. Candidates intending to improve their previous GAT Scores can also apply. The candidates will have to qualify other specified criteria of the Universities / HEC Schemes. Candidates with a minimum of sixteen years of education are eligible to appear in GAT General and 18 years education for GAT Subject.
Graduate Employment Examination (GEE):
NTS has launched Graduate Employment Examination (GEE) to facilitate the Graduates seeking job opportunities in public and private sectors of Pakistan. GEE is being offered under a partnership agreement with the renowned Educational Testing Service (ETS) in the USA. The objective of GEE is to evaluate the English-organizational communication skills and assess the knowledge, understanding application base of an individual in a specific subject area in a workplace context.
Preparation Books in Pakistan:
NTS Book for GAT General:
The first book “NTS Book for GAT General” contains the nomenclature or you can say exact paper pattern included in GAT. This is an official book issued by NTS.
Dogar’s Unique NTS Guide:
Secondly here is “Dogar’s Unique NTS Guide” which you might have already.
The Official Guide to Revised GRE General:
In third, the Asset book “The Official Guide to Revised GRE General” is sold by the Education Testing Services Host Organizer of GRE General International for $ 25-40. It will help you more as it is an Official book issued for the revised GRE General.
In last, this is the famous GRE Big Book which contains actual international GRE papers/past papers (Acc. to old pattern).