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 with a minimum of sixteen years of education are eligible to appear in GAT General and 18 years education for GAT Subject.
GAT Subject (for Ph.D.):
GAT-Subject helps to evaluate, analyze, solve problems, understand relationships and interpret material in a specific area of study. It is for Ph.D. admission.
100 MCQs are distributed on the following format:
Major Subjects (Core Area) 70%
English (Verbal) 15%
Analytical Reasoning 15%
Candidates with a minimum of eighteen years of education are eligible to appear in the test.
GAT General (for M.Phil):
GAT-General measures the verbal, quantitative, and analytical skills that you have acquired over a long period of time and that may not be necessarily related to any specific field of study. It is for M.Phil admission and HEC scholarships.
Graduate Assessment Tests