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NAT National Aptitute Test Paper Pattern Sample Papers by NTS National Testing Services nts.org.pk

NAT Paper Pattern and Questions Distribution  
 

National Aptitude Test (NAT) will be conducted in two categories

Category One:
    Six types of paper for candidates having 12 years education
Category Two:
    Five types of paper for candidates having 14 years education

CATEGORY ONE (For candidates having 12 years education)
 Test TypeNumber of Questions
EnglishAnalyticalQuantitativeSubjectTotal
1. NAT-IE,
Having 12 years/equal Education in Pre-Engineering Group
20 20 20 30 90
  -> NAT-IE Paper Distribution
2. NAT-IM,
Having 12 years/equal Education in Pre-Medical Group
20 20 20 30 90
  -> NAT-IM Paper Distribution
3. NAT-IA,
Having 12 years/equal Education in Arts Group
20 20 20 30 90
  -> NAT-IA Paper Distribution
4. NAT-ICS,
Having 12 years/equal Education in Computer Science
20 20 20 30 90
  -> NAT-ICS Paper Distribution
5. NAT-IGS,
Having 12 years/equal Education in General Science
20 20 20 30 90
  -> NAT-IGS Paper Distribution
6. NAT-ICOM,
Having 12 years/equal Education in Commerce
20 20 20 30 90
  -> NAT-ICOM Paper Distribution

CATEGORY TWO (For candidates having 14 years education)
 Test TypeNumber of Questions
EnglishAnalyticalQuantitativeSubjectTotal
1. NAT-IIA,
Having 14 years/equal Education in Art & Social Sciences Group
20 20 20 40 100
  -> NAT-IIA Paper Distribution
2. NAT-IIB,
Having 14 years/equal Education in Biological Sciences Group
20 20 20 40 100
  -> NAT-IIB Paper Distribution
3. NAT-IIM,
Having 14 years/equal Education in Management Sciences Group
20 20 20 40 100
  -> NAT-IIM Paper Distribution
4. NAT-IIP,
Having 14 years/equal Education in Physical Sciences Group
20 20 20 40 100
  -> NAT-IIP Paper Distribution
5. NAT-IIO,
Having 14 years/equal Education in Oriental & Islamic Studies Group
20 20 20 40 100
  -> NAT-IIO Paper Distribution

Curriculum for NAT-IE (Education in Pre-Engineering Group)
Total No of Questions = 90
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 22.2
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 22.2
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 22.2
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Pre-Engineering Group) 30 33.4
D1: Physics 10  
D2: Chemistry 10  
D3: Mathematics 10  
Total90100
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Curriculum for NAT-IM (Education in Pre-Medical Group)
Total No of Questions = 90
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 22.2
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 22.2
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 22.2
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Pre-Medical Group) 30 33.4
D1: Physics 10  
D2: Chemistry 10  
D3: Biology 10  
Total90100
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Curriculum for NAT-IA (Education in Arts Group)
Total No of Questions = 90
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 22.2
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 22.2
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 22.2
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Education in Arts Group) 30 33.4
D1: Islamiyat 10  
D2: Pakistan Studies 10  
D3: General Knowledge 5  
D4: Current Affairs 5  
Total90100
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Curriculum for NAT-ICS (Education in Computer Science Group)
Total No of Questions = 90
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 22.2
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 22.2
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 22.2
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Education in Computer Science Group) 30 33.4
D1: Physics 10  
D2: Computer    
D2.1: Introduction to computer 4  
D2.2: Programming Skills 3  
D2.3: Fundamentals of database 3  
D3: Mathematics 10  
Total90100
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Curriculum for NAT-IGS (Education in General Science Group)
Total No of Questions = 90
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 22.2
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 22.2
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 22.2
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Education in General Science Group) 30 33.4
D1: Mathematics 10  
D2: Statistics 10  
D3: Economics 10  
Total90100
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Curriculum for NAT-ICOM (Education in Commerce Group)
Total No of Questions = 90
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 22.2
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 22.2
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 22.2
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Education in Commerce Group) 30 33.4
D1: Accounting 10  
D2: Commerce 10  
D3: Economics 10  
Total90100
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Curriculum for NAT-IIA (Art & Social Science Group)
Total No of Questions = 100
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 20
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 20
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 20
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Art & Social Science Group) 40 40
D1: Islamiyat 10  
D2: Pakistan Studies 10  
D3: General Knowledge 10  
D4: Current Affairs 10  
Total100100
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Curriculum for NAT-IIB (Biological Sciences Group)
Total No of Questions = 100
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 20
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 20
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 20
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Biological Sciences Group) 40 40
D1: Botany    
D1.1: Plant Physiology 2  
D1.2: Taxonomy 3  
D1.3: Environment 2  
D1.4: Genetics 2  
D1.5: Ecology 2  
D1.6: Algae / Fungi 3  
D1.7: Bryophytes / Ptrediophyte 3  
D1.8: Angiosperm / Gymnosperm 3  
D2: Zoology    
D2.1: Vertebrates 10  
D2.2: Invertebrates 10  
Total100100
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Curriculum for NAT-IIM (Management Sciences Group)
Total No of Questions = 100
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 20
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 20
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 20
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Management Sciences Group) 40 40
D1: Islamiyat 5  
D2: Pakistan Studies 5  
D3: Busniess Environment (General) 10  
D4: Pakistan Economy (Basic) 5  
D5: Management (Basic) 10  
D6: Banking (General) 5  
Total100100
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Curriculum for NAT-IIP (Physical Sciences Group)
Total No of Questions = 100
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 20
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 20
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 20
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Physical Sciences Group) 40 40
D1: Mechanics 10  
D2: Electricity & Magnetism 10  
D3: Waves & Oscillation 5  
D4: Modren Physics / Electronics 10  
D5: Heat & Thermodynamics 5  
Total100100
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Curriculum for NAT-IIO (Oriental & Islamic Studies Group)
Total No of Questions = 100
Time Allowed = 120 minutes
TopicsNo. of QuestionsPercentages
A: English 20 20
A1: Sentence Completion 5  
A2: Analogy 3  
A3: Antonym 4  
A4: Comprehension 5  
A5: Synonym 3  
B: Analytical 20 20
B1: Scenario Based 12  
B2: Statements Based 8  
C: Quantitative 20 20
C1: Arithmetic 13  
C2: Algebra 4  
C3: Geometry 3  
D: Subject (Oriental & Islamic Studies Group) 40 40
D1: Islamic History 13  
D2: Comparison of Religions 13  
D3: Sources of Islamic Religion / Quran & Hadith 14  
Total100100
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