What is NAT? | All about National Aptitude Test (NAT) held by NTS

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Entance Test
Purpose :
Getting Admission
Category :
Test fields:
Subject Specific
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Valid Within :
All Pakistan
Validity Period :
1 Year
Current Phase :
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Test Level :
Intermediate, BA/BSc
Syllabus :
Intermediate, BA/BSc
Total Marks :
90 OR 100
Passing Criteria :
Negative Marks :
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Reg. deadline :
Test Date :
25/09/2022 *
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What is NTS-NAT Test?

National Aptitude Test is known as NAT. It is taken by National Testing Service (NTS). Hence generally it is called NTS-NAT test. NAT is a test taken by NTS to facilitate universities determining their admissions merit. It may not be possible for every institute to take their own admission test because it requires resources & management. So, NTS is an authority which takes tests to hire employees for companies & government posts. Similarly NTS also offer NAT & other tests that are accepted by NTS participating universities across Pakistan as their admission merit determination criterion.

Why to take NAT test?

It is mandatory to first appear in entry test to be eligible to apply for Engineering, Technology & other Sciences & Arts programs to get admission in prestigious institutions within Pakistan. So everyone who want to get admission in such a university who support NAT as their admission test & it is mandatory to take test to be eligible to apply for desired degree program, he/she required to appear in NAT in order to apply for admission in such an Institute.

NTS has many subjects combination for students according to their Intermediate subjects & pairs. Students with Pre-Medical, Pre-Engineering, ICS, FA, ICom etc can take NAT test according to their future interest & their educational background.

How to apply for NTS-NAT test?

You can apply online for NTS-NAT test registration in order to get admission in NTS affiliated university. Here’s how to apply for NAT online registration with complete step by step guide:

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List of NAT associated universities

Here is complete list of Pakistani universities that accept NAT test by NTS as their admission test. So, below are the names of all universities accepting NAT test for admission

  1. Quid-e-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad
  2. Centre of Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE)
  3. CECOS University, Peshawar
  4. COMSATS University, Islamabad (CUI)
  5. Dr. A.Q. Khan Institute of Computer Sciences & Information Technology (Institute of Space Technology sub campus Kahuta)
  6. Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi
  7. Federal Urdu University, Islamabad (FUUI)
  8. GIFT University, Gujranwala
  9. Gomal University (GU), DI Khan
  10. Government College University, Faisalabad (GCUF)
  11. Imperial College of Business Studies ( Engineering only)
  12. Institute of Business & Management (IB&M), Lahore (UET)
  13. Institute of Management Sciences (IMS), Peshawar
  14. Institute of Southern Punjab (ISP), Multan
  15. Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad
  16. International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI)
  17. Islamia University, Bahawalpur (IUB)
  18. Karachi Institute of Technology & Entrepreneurship (KITE)
  19. KInnaird College for Women (KCW), Lahore
  20. Kohat University of Science & Technology (KUST), Kohat
  21. Namal College, Mianwali
  22. National Textile University (NTU), Faisalabad
  23. National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences (NUCES-FAST), Islamabad & all other campuses
  24. Silver Oak Institute of Management Sciences & IT (SIMSIT), Islamabad
  25. The University of AJK
  26. University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar (Non- Engineering Programs only)
  27. University of Gujrat (UOG), Gujrat
  28. University of Management & Technology (UMT), Lahore
  29. University of Peshawar (UOP), Peshawar
  30. University of Science & Technology (UST), Bannu
  31. University of Sawat (US), Sawat
  32. Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) (for Talent Scholarship )

Please note that you can visit the official website of the respective institute or view the official advertisement for more detailed information.

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