GAT General (C)


GAT General (C) /Graduate assessment test is conducted by NTS (National Testing Service) for admissions in M.Phil. programmes of King Edward Medical University, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Islamabad and different programmes of Dow University Karachi.

  • It is conducted five to six times a year.
  • The passing percentage is 50 %
  • It is valid for two years.
  • You can retake the test in order to improve your marks. In case you fail to improve, your previous scores remain valid.
Marks Distribution
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Verbal Reasoning: 45%
  • Quantitative Reasoning: 35%
  • Analytical Reasoning: 20%
  • See Marks distribution at the official website of NTS (Click here).

Major Portions: Major portions to be covered are:

  • Verbal Reasoning: English: Vocabulary, Grammar and Comprehension.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: Math: Arithmetic, Geometry and Data Processing.
  • Analytical Reasoning: Critical and logical thinking and writing skills.

Books and Material:

  1. Being a doctor, you need less than one week time for preparation and scoring good marks.
  2. Being a doctor, you will be above average in English. You need to refresh your grammatical knowledge only.
  3. Being a doctor, you will also be good at analytical reasoning (critical and logical thinking and writing skills). You just need more practice for this section.
  4. For Mathematics; you need to do some basic arithmetic and geometry questions. This task needs time for 2-3 days.
  5. There are a lot of books which have been published for “GAT General C” but the book by Dogar publisher is a good one. It will cover all the basic concepts. You do not need to revise the complete book but the topic of basic interest.
  6. Join this Facebook group. This group is very much helpful for the preparation. Link: Click here
  7. You can book your orders from or in case the book is not available on our website; you can call on 03231976177 or Whatsapp at 03231976177 (Mr. Hammad).
Schedule 2024

Applications should reach the NTS office latest by the last date of submission of the Registration Form. NTS will not be responsible for late receiving of applications through Courier / Pakistan Post etc.

Sr#Test NameTest DateAnnouncement DateLast Date of Submission of Registration FormIssuance of E. Roll # Slip DateResult Announcement Date on NTS Website
1GAT-G-ISunday, January 14, 2024Monday, December 18, 2023Monday, January 1, 2024Monday, January 8, 2024Monday, January 22, 2024
2GAT-G-IISunday, March 10, 2024Monday, February 12, 2024Monday,February 26, 2024Monday, March 4, 2024Monday, March 18, 2024
3GAT-G-IIISunday, May 12, 2024Monday, April 8, 2024Monday, April 29, 2024Monday, May 01, 2024Monday, May 20, 2024
4GAT-G-IVSunday, July 07, 2024Monday, June 10, 2024Monday, June 24, 2024Monday, July 02, 2024Friday, July 12, 2022
5GAT-G-VSunday, September 08, 2024Monday, August 12, 2024Monday, August 26, 2024Monday, September 02, 2024Monday, September 16, 2024
6GAT-G-VISunday, November 10, 2024Monday, October 14, 2024Monday, October 28, 2024Monday, November 4, 2024Monday, November 18, 2024

See the schedule on the official website of NTS (Click here).

Test TypeVerbal ReasoningQuantitative ReasoningAnalytical ReasoningTotal
Agricultural, Veterinary,
Biological & Related
Sciences Students
Total No of Questions = 100
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
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