The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has assigned National Testing Service (NTS) the responsibility to conduct GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Type Test. There are two types of these tests.
GAT-General (Graduate Assessment Test) for admissions in M.Phil and HEC Scholarship Schemes and GAT-Subject for PhD. Programs. The test result will remain valid for Two Years for admissions and HEC Scholarship Schemes.
- Candidate intending to improve their previous GAT Score can also apply.
- The candidates will have to qualify other specified criteria of the Universities / HEC Schemes.
Candidates with a minimum of sixteen years of education are eligible to appear in GAT General and 18 years education for GAT Subject.
GAT-General measures the verbal, quantitative, and analytical skills that you have acquired over a long period of time and that may not be necessarily related to any specific field of study. It is for M.Phil admission and HEC scholarships.
GAT-Subject helps to evaluate, analyze, solve problems, understand relationships and interpret material in a specific area of study. It is for Ph.D. admission.
100 MCQs are distributed on the following format:
- Major Subjects (Core Area) 70%
- English (Verbal) 15%
- Analytical Reasoning 15%
Candidates with a minimum of eighteen years of education are eligible to appear in the test.