The first GAT Test of 2014 was held on 5th January 2014.The result will be announced on 13th January 2014 and result cards will be dispatch within one Week after result.
NTS was established for the achievement of certain objectives and goals, so we can call it a national talent search scheme. It is a novel testing system introduced for the first time in Pakistan. Within the overall premise of contributing to the improvement of the quality of education in Pakistan.
The main objective of NTS is to improve upon the short comings in our prevailing performance evaluation system of candidates through establishing a credible, technically appropriate and accurate system of performance evaluation for students of different educational institutions at various levels in the country.
Another important ‘objective is to provide a standardized and uniform criterion for selecting candidates seeking admission to various universities in the country and abroad and also to provide a basis on which students, individuals and institutions can assess performance for preparation of various types of tests, conducted by different international testing agencies. To enable assessment and ranking not only in a particular subject on a general competency level but also help in identification of areas of strengths and weaknesses in its sub-contents on a dis-aggregated basis.
To provide a reliable and efficient system for evaluating the knowledge base and skills of candidates including professionals – employed and unemployed. To establish a credible and reliable measure of assessing the students’ knowledge in commonly taught programs relative ranking.