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HEC Launch NTS Free Testing Service For Admissions

No more NTS, HEC’s launched ETC will be conducting free tests

ETC (Education Testing Service) is a testing service launched by the HEC and will be functioning from next year – 2017. Most important part is, there will be no fees to pay for appearing in the tests.

The service will be introduced to facilitate students as it will be free of cost whereas NTS charges a fee from the students to appear in tests. This would be a great motivation for all students

HEC to Launch Free Entry Testing Service to Compete with NTS

Higher Education Commission (HEC) has launched own testing body to conduct free, standardised tests for university admissions.

A ceremony to launch newly-established academic Testing Council (ETC) was control at HEC Secretariat on Friday. designing Minister Ahsan Iqbal was the chief guest within the event, World Health Organization formally launched the ETC, whereas State Minister for Federal Education and skilled coaching Baleeghur Rehman, National Assembly commission on Education Chairman Amirullah Marwat, HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, representatives of KP and AJK governments and vice chancellors of various universities were conjointly gift.

Congratulating HEC on the launch of ETC, Ahsan Iqbal aforesaid that institution of the council is a component element} of the government’s efforts to realize targets of Vision-2025, that may be a roadmap for country’s development all told spheres. He expressed the hope that ETC can influence be a reputable and clear entity to adopt a testing mechanism of international customary.

About ETC (Education Testing Council)-Official HEC Testing Service

The minister delineate the initiative as a {very important} step toward building the data economy, adding that the incumbent government is providing all potential resources for the uplift of education within the country. “It may be a idea that PML-N is simply acting on infrastructure development, however actually an inclination to|we tend to} area unit totally committed to providing quality education within the country,” he maintained. He said, “Provision of upper education to people’s door step is our priority.” Baleeghur Rahman conjointly appreciated HEC for taking a much-needed step for standardisation of education within the country. He delineate varied programmes of his ministry to develop minimum standards for primary and educational activity through agreement among all regions of Pakistan.

HEC Launch NTS Free Testing Service For Admissions

While elaborating the objectives of launching ETC, HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed aforesaid that the council progressing to be|are} a self-governed body, is in a position to} be operational from Spring 2017. He aforesaid that {each one|that each one} public and personal universities of the country progressing to be|are} needed to adopt ETC entry tests for admissions. “ETC can organize a standardized entry check for university admissions, that the individual university can verify weight-age of the check,” he added.

Bye NTS  HEC Launched Education Testing Service For Admissions

Initially, the tests are conducted for college boy admissions and after for MS and Doctor of Philosophy admissions, and it’ll be valid for a amount of 2 years, he said, adding the govt can bear the value of this check, which can be control doubly a year. Responding to an issue asked by journalists, the chairman aforesaid that the council can solely conduct tests for admissions in university, whereas there’s no arrange to launch it on industrial basis to conduct tests for employment at this stage. the scholars lauded the commission’s steps to make a body which can conduct standardised check freed from price and conjointly demanded to expand its network as presently they’re facing Brobdingnagian issues thanks to serious fees charged by the National Testing Service (NTS) for many tests.

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