About Us

About NTS

Established in July 2002, National Testing Service – Pakistan (NTS) was a response to an expressed need for a comprehensive testing service in the National Education Policy (1998-2010) and the Information Technology (IT) Policy of Government of Pakistan.

NTS Management

NTS Management

Mr. Tahir Aqeel
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Muhammad Siddique

Company Secretary (NTS)

Who we are?

NTS, being Pakistan’s first, and self-sustained testing organization conducts tests and assessments for admissions, scholarships, and recruitment & promotion purposes. It is governed by a Board of Directors of NTS. Having completed Sixteen (16) successful years, NTS is now playing a pivotal role in promoting merit and quality education at college and university level. Following its core values, NTS always strives for excellence and ensures quality, efficiency, reliability, accuracy and most significantly credibility of entire system in a transparent manner under strict security arrangements. NTS tests and assessments are now pre-requisite of many prime public and private sector engineering, medical, colleges, universities and institutions for admission and NTS also conducts assessment tests for recruitment in public & private organizations.

CORE VALUES:

Following its core value, NTS always strives for excellence in all its endeavors to improve systems and procedures and issues that attribute to the traditional testing services. For the purpose NTS believes in the following values.
Respect: Believe in mutual respect – affirm dignity, potential and contribution of associates participants, partners and staff.
Integrity: Act consistently with NTS™’s mission, being honest and transparent in what we do and say, and accept responsibility for our individual and collective actions.
Credibility: Resolve to maintain and improve credibility among th stakeholders about its work.
Commitment: Work together effectively to serve the larger society.
Excellence: Constantly challenge ourselves to the highest levels of learning and performance, to achieve greater impact.

VISION

"An internationally recognized testing and assessment organization facilitating in producing educated and market competitive human resource."

MISSION

"To build and promote standards in educational and professional testing and assessment"

Objectives

  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
  • POLICY

  • 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