National Achievement Testing; NAT-2016


NEAS, in collaboration with provincial and area education assessment centres and education directorates, is going to conduct 6th National Achievement Testing NAT-2016 across Pakistan in the subjects of Mathematics, General Science, Urdu Reading, Urdu Writing, English Reading and English Writing.  The target population is grade 4 and grade 8 students of the country.

A total of 30,000 students from 1500 schools will participate in this mega activity that is to be conducted from November 2016 to April 2017. The NAT– 2016 is a step ahead of previous studies as for the first time, in addition to the public schools, private schools, and the schools being run under National Commission for Human Resource Development (NCHD), Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) and Education Foundations are included in the sample. Moreover, formulation of policy questions and conducting the assessment separately for winter and summer zone schools are also some of the unique features of this assessment.

That this study will provide useful data that will provide an important input for informed decision making on all levels.

The lists of sample schools for the first phase are available here:

Balochistan Summer Zone Sample Schools

Punjab Sample Schools

Monitoring Form (Comprehensive)

Monitoring Form (Simple)

TA/DA Form NAT-2016

Registration Form

Balochistan Sample Schools

Gilgit-Baltistan Sample Schools

Random Number Table ( For selection of 20 students)

AJK Winter Zone Schools

FATA Winter Zone Schools

KPK Winter Zone Schools

FATA Summer Zone Schools

ICT Summer Zone Schools

KPK Summer Zone Schools

Sind Summer Zone Schools

AJK Summer Zone Schools