NTS Guide 2023
NTS - National Testing Service Pakistan
National Testing Service or NTS, is Pakistan’s first public sector institution offering testing services. NTS has been registered under the Section-42 of the Companies Act, 2017, Not-for-Profit Company Limited by Guarantee. Moreover, National Testing Service is certified by the (ISO) International Standards Organization. Regarding the administration of National Testing Service (NTS), the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is responsible for the administrative ministry of NTS.
The NTS Pakistan was initiated with the goal of enhancing the educational and professional testing standards in Pakistan. It wouldn’t be wrong to mention that National Testing Service, Pakistan, plays a major role in promoting merit in both the educational and professional environment. The organization is set, keeping in view the following core values.
NTS Test/Products 2023
Following are the tests/ products conducted by the National Testing Service. Pakistan. Moreover, it is informed that National Testing Service (NTS) includes both NTS paper-based tests (PBT) and NTS computer-based tests (CMT).
National Aptitude Test
National Aptitude Test is conducted for admission to NTS-associated universities. Candidates are required to appear for a single national aptitude test which is eligible for all NTS-associated universities. However, the NAT score is valid for one year only.
Graduate Assessment Test – General
The general NTS – GAT is held for admission purposes to MS and M.Phil. degree programs. The test results are valid for two years.
Graduate Assessment Test – Subject
The subject-based NTS – GAT is used for PhD programs that highlight a specific subject area only.
TOEFL - ITP
TOEFL is a test for English language proficiency which can be used either for academic purposes in different institutes.
The Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) is used to assess proficiency in the English language for non- native speakers. TOEIC is further divided into the following.
- TOEIC – Listening and Reading
- TOEIC – Speaking and Writing
- TOEIC – Bridge
- TOEIC – OLPC
NTS Apply Procedure
Candidates are required to register for National Testing Service as per the NTS schedule. The registration procedure is as the following.
- Candidates can simply visit the NTS portal at Datacell.nts.org.pk for NTS registration.
- You are required to upload a recent photograph for online registration of the NTS application form.
- You can select your desired test by NTS.
- Download the bank deposit slip from the NTS login portal.
- Candidates can deposit bank fees in any of the following banks; HBL, UBL, MCB or ABL.
- It is necessary to send the deposit slip to NTS headquarters.
For further details regarding NTS online apply candidates can visit the NTS website at www.nts.org.pk
Candidates who have appeared for any of the tests by the NTS Pakistan can check their NTS result at the NTS website at https://www.nts.org.pk/latestResults_upd.php and from our website. The lists of tests conducted by NTS are mentioned with their respective test dates and results. Candidates are required to enter their CNIC and Roll number provided by the National Testing service to get their NTS result, as shown in the image below.
NTS Roll Number Slip
The NTS list of candidates is available on the NTS official website as per the test dates. By clicking on your particular test. You will be directed to the page where you can get your NTS roll no slip by CNIC. You can NTS slip download.
NTS Fee Structure
The fee structure for different tests conducted by the National testing Service, Pakistan, is mentioned in the table below.
|National Aptitude test (NAT)||Rs. 700/-|
|Graduate assessment test (GAT)||Rs. 1,500/-|
NTS Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is NTS?
Ans: National Testing Service is a credible public-sector institution for conducting tests for academic purposes keeping intact the testing and merit standards.
Q: What is NTS full form?
Ans: The full form of NTS is National Testing Service. The institute is responsible to conduct tests for different academic purposes.
Q: What is the graduate assessment test is conducted for?
Ans: Graduate Assessment Test is of two types; GAT (General) and GAT (Subject). GAT- General is held for admission to graduate degree program. Whereas NTS GAT (subject) focuses more on the specific subject for PhD. admissions.
Q: What is the registration fee for NTS - GAT?
Ans: The registration fee for the graduate assessment test (Subject) by National Testing Service is Rs. 1,500/-, which should be deposited online.