GAT General

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About GAT General (NTS Test)
GAT General Preparation Material and Sample/Practice Questions

GAT General is a standardized examination taken by NTS (National Testing Services) Pakistan, which is required to take, for admission in MS/MPhil programs and also for HEC scholarships. NTS takes GAT General 5 times each year, and the test is administrated in many cities of Pakistan. The test is divided in three parts:

  1. GAT Verbal Section
  2. GAT Quantitative Section, and
  3. GAT Analytical Reasoning Section

There are four types of GAT General for candidates from different disciplines:
GAT-A for Engineering & Technology and Business Education Disciplines.
GAT-B for Social Science and Arts & Humanities Disciplines.
GAT-C for Biological, Agriculture, Veterinary & Physical Sciences Disciplines.
GAT-D for Religious Studies (students coming from Madrassa background).

GAT Sample Paper
GAT Practice Test
GAT Preparation Material (Verbal, Quantitative, Analytical)


GAT TypeVerbal SectionQuantitative SectionAnalytical Reasoning
GAT-A35 MCQs35 MCQs30 MCQs
GAT-B50 MCQs30 MCQs20 MCQs
GAT-C45 MCQs35 MCQs20 MCQs
GAT-D50 MCQs30 MCQs20 MCQs


  • Total No of MCQs = 100 (Total Marks = 100)
  • Time Allowed = 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Negative Marking: NO

GAT General Validity
GAT General (NTS Test) is valid for 2 years, for the admissions in MS/MPhil programs and for HEC Scholarships.

NTS Test in Pakistan
GAT General (NTS Test) is administrated in 12 cities of Pakistan:

Compulsory Cities:
Faisalabad, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar, Quetta and Rawalpindi.

Optional Cities: (subject to a minimum of 200 registered candidates)
Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Gujranwala and Hyderabad.

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