NTS (National Testing Service) is
the authorized institution for announcing and conducting tests for the
candidates in national or international for different purposes as explained
Tests NTS conducts
1. GAT General (Graduate Assessment Test General)
2. GAT Subject (Graduate Assessment Test Subject)
3. GAT Law
4. TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language)
5. TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)
6. A1 English Test
7. NAT (National Aptitude Test)
GAT General (Graduate Assessment Test General)
GAT General test for the candidates who seek admission
in MS / M.Phil in any university in national or international. This test
contains. There are FOUR types of GAT tests known as GAT A, GAT B, GAT
C and GAT D.
• GAT A is for the students applying for Engineering or Business.
• GAT B is for the students applying for Social Sciences and Humanities.
• GAT C is for the students applying for Biology, Agriculture and
GAT C is for the students applying for Religious Studies.
As the very name indicates GAT General is not particularly
focused on any single subject. There are THREE portions in every GAT test
and they are; verbal reasoning, quantitative and Analytical. The weightage
of these portions varies. For more information you can visit the official
website of NTS. Duration for the test is TWO hours.
GAT Subject (Graduate Assessment Test Subject) GAT Subject
is for the candidates who seek admission in PhD in any university of national
or international. Duration for the test is One hour and twenty minutes
and there are TWO sections; general and subject. Since the test is subject
based that is why the weightage for the subject section is 70% and for
the general portion it is 30%. General section is further divided into
two sub sections; English and Analytical Reasoning both carry 15% of weightage.
There are SIXTY-TWO different subjects in which NTS offers GAT Subject
GAT Law GAT Law is for those who seek to go for law.
Paper is divided into SIX portions; English Legal Language, Constitution,
Law of Evidence, Jurisprudence, Civil Law, Criminal Law. English Legal
Language and Law of Evidence contains 10% of weightage whereas the rest
of portions have equal weightage of 20% each. TOEFL (Test of English as
Foreign Language) There are THREE kinds of TOEFL tests; TOEFL Primary,
TOEFL Junior and TOEFL ITP. Primary is for the young students who have
attained the age of eight or more. There are different international schools
in which TOEFL Junior is compulsory. TOEFL ITP assesses candidates in
reading, writing and comprehension TOEIC (Test of English for International
Communication) Similarly like TOEFL TOEIC test is also valid for about
fourteen hundred universities around the world. Is focuses in all FOUR
basic skills of English language
NAT (National Aptitude Test)
Validity of this test is for ONE year. It is the single
test for all the associated universities of NTS and once you go through
it you stand eligible to take admission in all the universities. For the
list of universities you have to visit official website of NTS.