National Testing Service (NTS); our own very GMAT

As admissions open up, I’ve come across several requests from wannabe students of my Institute at University of the Punjab to guide them with NTS (National Testing Service) every time I visit my department. It’s rather a new testing system being implemented by Punjab University in all of its departments & institutes.

Punjab University has made entry tests compulsory for admissions to all undergraduate and graduate programmes from the academic session 2006-2007. And to implement it, the University has enlisted the services of Higher Education Comission (HEC)’s latest programme; National Testing Service (NTS).

NTS will conduct standard tests for all programmes offered by the University. However, a candidate will have to give separate specific tests if he/she’s applying for different programmes.

While Punjab University’s already onboard, we’ll soon see a lot of other Universities and educational institutions enlisting to this testing service, which may, one day, become a ‘standard’ test just like the GMAT or GRE…

9 Comments so far

  1. Caveman (unregistered) on August 2nd, 2006 @ 9:13 am

    Great idea!


  2. Yasir (unregistered) on August 6th, 2006 @ 6:34 am

    I think it’s already in place; many other universities are also using it.


  3. shah hussain (unregistered) on August 7th, 2006 @ 10:00 am

    BUT WHAT WILL BE THE CRIETERIA?


  4. Muhammad Babar Iqbal (unregistered) on August 8th, 2006 @ 11:33 am

    Please send me the address of National Testing Service in Lahore,


  5. Hasan Mubarak (unregistered) on August 9th, 2006 @ 3:42 am

    @ Babar;

    Here are given, addresses of NTS offices in major cities:

    NTS Islamabad
    Office # 10-11,First Floor, Plaza 2000, I-8 Markaz, Islamabad
    Tel#: 051-9258478-79

    NTS Lahore
    28-M, (Kiran Plaza) , Suite B, Civic Center, Model Town Extension, Lahore
    Tel#: 042-8493077

    NTS Karachi
    Office # 605, 6th Floor, Ibrahim Trade Tower,
    Plot # 01, Block 7,8, Maqbool Cooperative Housing Society,
    Shahra-e-Faisal, Karachi
    Tel#: 021-4327563

    NTS Peshawar
    14, 2nd Floor, Azam Tower, University Road, Peshawar
    Tel #: 091-9218233

    NTS Quetta
    (NTS Coordinator )
    Mobile#: 0333-7801034

    For futher information, you can visit their website:

    http://www.nts.org.pk/


  6. NADEEM (unregistered) on August 10th, 2006 @ 12:50 am

    hi, i passed my B.Sc exams. and now want to get admission in Punjab university in physics department and want to Master in Physics…so plz tell me the schedule & fee package (total dues with hostel charges)for it…and admission criteria etc…………
    thanx

    ( N A D E E M )
    BAHAWALNAGAR
    03007920797


  7. khalid mahmood (unregistered) on August 13th, 2006 @ 12:41 am

    i need a paper of nts test


  8. Syed Baqir hasan (unregistered) on August 16th, 2006 @ 8:02 pm

    please tell about the patteren of entry test under graduate programe in social science and the subjects of whom the test is to be taken


  9. aiza nasir (unregistered) on August 20th, 2006 @ 12:15 am

    i also wanna to know the pattern of it test



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