About Us

About NTS

NTS was established as a project in 2002 which was part of the National Education Policy (1998-2010) and Information Technology (IT) Policy of the Govt. of Pakistan. Since its inception, NTS has always been proud to remain at the forefront of testing services in Pakistan. With an unwavering commitment to excellence and integrity, NTS has become the nation's most trusted choice for conducting fair and transparent assessments.
Being Pakistan’s inaugural pioneering testing service, NTS embodies the vision of advancing and elevating educational and professional testing standards. NTS caters to diverse sectors, including education, recruitment, and professional development including trainings. With a proficient team and cutting-edge technology, NTS remains dedicated to advancing education by facilitating the admissions of talented students and managing human resources effectively in Pakistan and beyond.

NTS Management

NTS Management

Mr. Tahir Aqeel
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Muhammad Siddique

Company Secretary

Who We Are?

National Testing Service - Pakistan (NTS), Public Sector Company and State-Owned Enterprise, registered under Section-42 of the Companies Act, 2017, as a Non-Profit Company Limited by Guarantee. The promoter institution of NTS is the COMSATS University, Islamabad (CUI) and the Administrative Ministry is the Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST) through CUI. The NTS is also holds the ISO 9001:2015, 21001:2018 and ISO 27001:2022 Certifications.


Each day at NTS, we strive to embody these values:
"Upholding the highest ethical standards, ensuring fairness, transparency, and honesty in all testing processes."
"Commitment to delivering superior quality services, maintaining accuracy, and continuously improving testing methodologies."
"Embracing new technologies and methodologies to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and relevance of testing procedures."
"Ensuring equal opportunities for all candidates, regardless of background, by conducting unbiased and merit-based assessments."
"Establishing partnerships with educational institutions, governmental bodies, and international testing agencies to enrich the testing ecosystem."
"Demonstrating a high level of expertise, competence, and dedication in all interactions and processes."
Social Responsibility:
"Contributing to the advancement of education, human resource development, and societal progress."
Continuous Learning:
"Fostering a culture of ongoing learning and development among staff, staying updated with best practices and industry advancements."


"To be a leading testing and assessment organization, providing market competitive and talented human resource at national / international level."


"Facilitate and promote fair and merit-based testing and assessments to enhance educational and employment opportunities while ensuring transparency."


  1. To conduct efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admission, scholarship and recruitment purposes.
  2. To undertake research on educational, professional and testing systems to identify the prevailing academic and operational gaps in the systems.
  3. To build capacities of the educational and professional individuals and institutions by professional certification through testing and assessment.
  4. To produce and disseminate information and research on education and professional development standards.

NTS Standards & POLICY

NTS Standards

  • Transparency
  • Reliability
  • Fairness
  • Merit

  • International Standards Testing
  • Quality Management
  • Zero Tolerance: NTS follows a ZERO tolerance policy in administering tests and assessments – thereby facilitates standardized selection and authentic measurement of test takers knowledge and skills.
  • What We Do

    NTS designs and administers Tests/Assessments to various Institutions and Organizations. These tests include:

  • Admissions
  • Scholarships
  • Recruitment
  • Promotions
  • Assessment
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    What NTS Offers?

    Products and Services

    Primarily NTS offers two categories of tests and assessments:

  • National Tests, and
  • International Tests

  • These tests are offered as paper-based and Computer based whereas International Tests WorkFORCE® series are also offered online via a computer, laptop, Apple® iPad®, Android® or smartphones, and in the future on other tablets and mobile devices.

    National Tests

    NTS has developed following national tests on the pattern of international tests for catering local needs.

  • National Aptitude Test (NAT – I & II) – for undergraduate program
  • Graduate Assessment Test-General (GAT – General)
  • Graduate Assessment Test-Subject (GAT – Subject)
  • Law Graduate Assessment Test (LAW-GAT)
  • National Teachers Database Program (NTDP)
  • Medical Representatives Certification Program (MRCP)
  • Customized Tests
  • E-marking
  • International Tests

    Being ETS Preferred Associate (EPA) of ETS-USA, NTS offers and administer international English language proficiency and behavioral tests including:

  • TOEIC – L&R
  • TOEIC – S&W
  • TOEIC Bridge
  • WorkFORCE® Assessment for Job Fit
  • WorkFORCE® Assessment for Career Development
  • WorkFORCE® Training for Career Development
  • WorkFORCE® Assessment for Cognitive Ability
  • WorkFORCE® Training for Cognitive Ability
  • WorkFORCE® Assessment for Career Interest
  • TFI
  • The TFI test evaluates the French-language listening and reading proficiency levels of people whose native language is not French. Test results show how well people can communicate in French in business and academic environments.

    Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

    Effective Test Item Construction and Paper Marking Techniques for teachers.

    Who We Serve?

  • TOEIC – L&R
  • K–12 Community
  • Educator Licensure Assessments
  • Higher Education Community
  • English Learners and Teachers
  • Employers