NTS – NAT Preparation

In this article I will guide you through to the National Aptitude Test (NAT) test held by NTS organization. Lets start off with some brief introduction. 

For some self evaluation download the NAT Sample Paper from here: NAT Sample Paper


National Testing Service (NTS) is a Pakistani organization that conducts performance evaluation tests. Its pretty much same as the Educational Testing Service (ETS) of USA. The NTS consists of two major test types, National Aptitude Test (NAT) for students seeking admissions in undergraduate courses and Graduate Assessment Test (GAT) for students seeking Graduate or Post-graduate admissions. Both of the tests are valid till a duration period of one year. 

Test Pattern:

English-20 Marks 
Analytical Questions-20 Marks
Quantitative Questions-20 Marks
Subject Questions-30 Marks 

Total-90 Marks

Types of NAT (For Students with 12 years of Education):

NAT IE (For Pre-Engineering)
NAT IM (For Pre-Medical)
NAT IA (For Arts Group)
NAT ICS (For Computer Science)
NAT IGS (For Education in General Science)
NAT ICOM (For Education in Commerce

English Section (Same for All):
1) Sentence Completion
2) Analogy
3) Antonym
4) Comprehension

Analytical Section (Same for All):
1) Scenario Based
2) Statements Based

Quantitative Section (Same for All):

Subject Section (Any 3 Subjects based on your previous Education)
Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology, Pak Studies, Islamiyat, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Computers, Statistics, Economics and Accounting.

Universities/DAIs that accept NAT:

1 Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
2 Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE)
3 CECOS University, Peshawar
4 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
5 Dr. A.Q Khan Institute of Computer Sciences & Information Technology
6 Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
7 Federal Urdu University ( Islamabad Campus )( B.Sc Electrical Engineering )
8 GIFT University, Gujranwala
9 Gomal University, D.I.Khan
10 Government College University, Faisalabad
11 Imperial College of Business Studies (For Engineering Category Only)
12 Institute of Business & Mangement (IB&M;) UET, Lahore
13 Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar
14 Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan
15 Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
16 International Islamic University, Islamabad 
     (Department of Computer Science, Department of Electronics Engineering)
17 Islamia University Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur
18 Karachi Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship (KITE)
19 Kinnaird College For Women, Lahore
20 Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kohat
21 NAMAL College, Mianwali
22 National Textile University, Faisalabad
23 National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (FAST) ( All Campuses )
24 Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (Talent Scholarship)
25 Silver Oak Institute of Management Sciences & Information Technology (SIMSIT)                 Islamabad
26 The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (Faculty of Agriculture, Rawalakot)
27 UET, Peshawar (Non Engineering Programmes)
28 University of Gujrat, Gujrat
29 University of Management & Technology, Lahore
30 University of Peshawar, Peshawar
31 University of Science & Technology, Bannu
32 University of Swat, Swat

 NAT Schedule (September Onwards):

Books Recommended For Study:

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