National Testing Service of Pakistan (NTS) was established in July 2002. As it is clear from its name that the organization responsible for the commencement of different academic test on the behalf of different departments of Government sectors as well as private sectors. NTS is similar to Educational Testing Service (ETS) in the United States.
NTS is a Member of the International Association for Educational Assessment. It is also recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The NTS was developed to make improvement in education standards as well as to provide a national scale for comparative grading between institutes.
Like National Testing Authorities there is also many other testing institutions in Pakistan whose main aim is to provide the same kind of testing facilities but this institution has a different compatibility as compared to other Education testing services in Pakistan.
Furthermore, this institution is also providing scholarships to the talented as well as deserving students to facilitate them economically. In Short NTS also providing facilities to student to get an idea about proficiency in foreign languages like English. NTS is also providing opportunity to learn the basic teaching skill of English language through its program named TOEFL.
NTS professionals provides consulting services, teachers’ training, capacity building, technical assistance and also other solutions to institutions, private and corporate business and government organizations in all over Pakistan. The offices of National Testing Authorities are situated in almost all the main cities of Pakistan like Lahore, Karachi ,Islamabad, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Quetta etc.
In Pakistan many of high profiled educational institutes have made it necessary for those students looking for admission in different universities as well as in colleges to pass the tests organized under the supervision of NTS. This Testing Service is working successfully for many years and it is providing sufficient service to its customers as much as possible.