Graduate Assessment Test which is denoted as GAT is a very productive and highly effective inclusion which is being made by Higher education commission of Pakistan HEC. HEC has given the responsibility of conduction the GAT examination to the National Testing Service NTS which is liable to enroll the students, conduct the exams and publish the results. The GAT is being made compulsory by the HEC for the students who are willing to apply for their higher education which includes MS and PHDs. There are basically two types of GAT examination which includes GAT General and GAT subject.
The disciplines which are being allowed and which are being provided to the students are being illustrated and defined below in the table:
|GAT A||Engineering & TechnologyBusiness Education||30%||40%||30%|
|GAT B||Social ScienceArts & Humanities||50%||25%||25%|
|GAT C||Biological & Medical SciencesAgriculture & Veterinary Sciences|
NTS GAT General Test Preparation Guide
The GAT General should be well prepared and the preparation can be done through the books which do have the analytical questions and English vocabulary. There is no course book which is being assigned and affiliated with the GAT General examination other than the one which is being published by the Dogar publications under the supervision of the National Testing Service. The paper pattern is quiet simple which is that the exam will be unseen and will be consisting of inferential and quantitative skills of the candidate. This test is basically designed to test the skills of English language and the analytical skills of the candidate who is appearing in the exam.
The candidate should be well prepared and should test his/her skills before appearing in to the exam. This skill testing can be done through attempting online exams which are available and even the sample papers which are being given by the NTS or other institutions. This can be helpful for the candidate so that it can give the student an overview of the type and the sample of the test so that his/her capability and competency should be quiet clear in the mind of the respective candidate.
IQ testing books and books related to English essays and English vocabulary is also very much effective and beneficial for the preparation of the GAT General examination because a lot of part of this test is being comprised of English Language.