Commonwealth Scholarship Pakistan

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Commonwealth Scholarship


Commonwealth Scholarship Pakistan 2018 has announced. Application for this scholarship requires Local GRE, which is quite similar to GAT. Many students mistakenly assume this test as GRE General test, which is quite different from commonwealth scholarship test. This scholarship is offered for postgraduate study in any of the commonwealth countries. Approximately 900 scholarships and fellowships are distributed to all commonwealth countries every year. This scholarship is distributed to different countries according to the geographic area and population of graduates. Over 26,000 scholars and fellows have received this award in commonwealth countries till date. As Pakistan is among the commonwealth countries, students from this country receive 80 scholarships every year. Students receive this scholarship to study in commonwealth countries for MS program or for PhD programs separately (but not MS leading to PhD). In this page you will get complete information about this scholarship for Pakistani candidates.

So, Local GRE = GAT     &     Candidates for PhD admissions may also apply for PhD program now. 🙂

 

You may also like to see List of Commonwealth Countries.

 

Eligibility Criteria for Commonwealth Scholarship:

Following are the eligible criteria for Pakistani students to apply for this scholarship:

1. Must be a citizen of Pakistan
2. Must have completed 16-years of education (i.e graduation) from HEC recognized university in Pakistan.

Note: Result awaiting candidates are not eligible to apply.

Those who have fulfilled the above criteria can apply. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must complete your education. 16-years of education required to apply for Masters Program. Additionally, this scholarship is not for those who want to apply for MS leading to PhD program. That is you have to come back to Pakistan after completion of Masters from abroad. Also note that students who didn’t received their university degree could not apply. Those who received their final degree and transcript are confidently apply.

 

How to apply for Commonwealth Scholarship:

Many people have asked me How to apply for Commonwealth Scholarship? Firstly, you should know what organization is responsible to shortlist candidates in Pakistan. Ministry of inter-provincial coordination in Pakistan is responsible to select applicants from all over Pakistan. Applications for Commonwealth Scholarship are invited by National testing Service (NTS) Pakistan.

Read more about How to apply for Commonwealth Scholarship.

 

Commonwealth Scholarship Test Pattern:

Firstly, Commonwealth Scholarship Test Pattern is similar to GAT, but it requires rigorous preparation. Just as GAT test pattern, Commonwealth Scholarship test pattern has three sections: Quantitative reasoning, Verbal reasoning and Analytical reasoning. Usually candidates who get more than 85 marks receive call for interview.

Read further about Commonwealth Scholarship Test Pattern.

 

About negative marking in this test:

Many students also asked me whether is there negative marking in Commonwealth Scholarship test? Please be clear about it. There is NO NEGATIVE MARKING in this exam. Attempt every questions and never left any question blank. As there’s chance that you would have better luck on your guesses. Also few students asked that how many questions come in such exam. There are total 100 questions of 1 mark each. Whether it’s easy question or difficult, every question has equal weightage.

So I advise you to attempt your favorite section first and least favorite at the end. And if you left only two minutes in your exam, just forget what you are doing. And answer the remaining questions on random guesses in that two minutes. Please note that answering one question require almost average 8 seconds even on guess. Because filling circles properly is time taking task. So never wait for few seconds to answer remaining question. Start answering remaining those questions when you hear about time that only two minutes left.

 

Commonwealth Scholarship Test Preparation:

After understanding the application procedure and test pattern, you have to plan for commonwealth scholarship test preparation. It is important to note that mare passing this test with 50 marks does not mean success. In other words, there is no as such passing or failing criteria. As the competition is very high, so you need to get minimum 85 marks out of 100. Many preparation books that are available in the market are outdated or out of scope. These books only help in getting approximately 40-60 marks. To help you in this test preparation, I have made an updated online course and 5 practice tests at very economical fee.

Please read more about Commonwealth Scholarship Test Preparation

 

Important Note: Commonwealth Scholarship Test date has announced now. The test is on 21st January, 2018.

 

Finally, after becoming aware of “Commonwealth Scholarship”, you need to get excellent score in Commonwealth Scholarship Test. In order to do so, just follow the 30-days study plan for this test. This study plan includes: Beginners free Refresher, Preparation Plan, and Practice Session, which includes 5-full length practice tests. These practice tests have questions from past exams. Ready to start preparation? Click on the “Start Preparation” button below:


 
 


 

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waseem ahmed
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waseem ahmed

Nice work

waseem ahmed
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I am interested in GAT

Pardeep Kumar
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Pardeep Kumar

Thanks sir i was confused but now its fine. i am interest to qualify such apt test for talent. P

mustafa.ali110arachi
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mustafa.ali110arachi

i have applied and interested in preparation

Abdul Majeed Bhambhro
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Abdul Majeed Bhambhro

Sir I apply for the Computer Science Scholorship what will be syllabus for me ?

Hina
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Sir! can you please tell me how to prepare for analytical portion and from where ??
One thing more, In English portion, how many questions are from
Vocabulary??

Ghazala
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Ghazala

Hello Sir!
Kindly mention the number of mcqs and time that will be allowed to us in the exam hall.

Thank you.

Ghazala
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Ghazala

And please tell if there is negative marking or not?

sanoo
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please any one sent me thsi test sample please ???

Majid umrani
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Majid umrani

Ok

nasir.ali
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nasir.ali

You have started a great work sir, it help students to prepare for test with a confidence

Saad
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Hi Waseem,

I recently gave the GRE (the ETS one) and scored 167 V, 160 Q and 5 A. I have not prepared at all for this test though I just learned through mail, yesterday, that I have to give it on Sunday. I wanted to know if it is worth going unprepared for the test, given I just recently gave my GRE’s? I was hoping just to review some word lists.

Best

Aasma
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Aasma

PAPER pattren bta dai common wealth scolarship ka plz

Saniya
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Saniya

Hi.
Do you have any sample papers that we can practice? I just learnt through mail yesterday about the test. I did give my GRE recently, should i just do one of the GRE sample tests to get back in flow?
Also, Whats the time duration of this test?
It would be great if you could respond to this to your earliest.
Thanks.

Shafaq
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Shafaq

Hi,
i want to know about analytical part, from where should I do it ? secondly is this analytical writing ( as in barron’s book) or is this analytical reasoning part ?? plz reply soon

Abdullah
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Abdullah

What is the total time provided for the test?

MuhammadSL
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MuhammadSL

Hi Waseem,
Do you think there’s a chance with a score of 72 from Karachi (self-checked against the answer key)?

Sohrab Qayyum
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Sohrab Qayyum

sir i want to prepare this test

Razia
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Razia

Hello everyone
Let me know if someone has third division in their career could he or she eligible to apply for this commonwealth scholarships Pakistan?

Bakhtawar
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Bakhtawar

I have completed my LLB last year am I eligible for this scholarship

Sara
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Sara

Can you tell me if commonwealth scholarship is also available for phd?

saba riaz
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I have need scholarship

fazal
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fazal

Sir,, what about interview, will there also be interview?

samradilawar
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samradilawar

Hi Mubashir,
I have completed my MS with a good gpa throughout my academic life, I now want to apply for PhD program in one of the UK Universities. Does the commonwealth scholarship offer Phd Placements too? I have read on their website that it does but your comments below mention that it doesnt, so slightly confused. Please advise further where it mentions that PhD is not for Pakistani students
Many thanks in advance
Regards
Samra

MUHAMMAD NASRULLAH
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MUHAMMAD NASRULLAH

LANGUAGES ME M.A URDU BHI APPLY KR SKTY??

faran
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faran

hi,
is there any possibility that i can appear in the test, will recieve the degree in december

Ehsan
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Ehsan

Hi,
I’m an engineer and want to pursue Masters in innovation & entrepreneurship through Commonwealth scholarship. What subjects should I choose while filling the NTS form? Should I choose Engineering? How will it affect my application? Thankyou

mubashar119
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mubashar119

Plz send me the past papers of GAT for commonwealth scholarship

Tanveer
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Tanveer

Sir.. I am struggling in GAT exams. I have given two tests first score was 49 but the second was more poor.
I have very poor concepts in quantative and analytical section. I need suggestions please.

uqaddus
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uqaddus

Salam, first of all I like to thank you for such detail instruction.
Secondly, I wanted to know that are 30 days a must for preparation ? Like I found this website today and there are not 30 days left for preparation so how can you accommodate me ?
Thankyou in advance.

Salz
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Salz

I have not received my roll number slip. Anybody in this category?

salz
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salz

I haven’t received my Roll number slip. Did they issue the letters already? How to contact them for inquiry?

sadia1
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sadia1

Sir i have applied for GAT common wealth test bit i did not have transcript of my MS degree (defense of thesis is pending) so i submitted hope certificate from my University. would they allow me to appear in exam.

Annie
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Annie

Does anyone know what the new date of the NTS test is??

zahra
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zahra

i also want to know about the date of test & other requirements which we should bring at test time….??

sanr
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sanr

is this test even going to take place?

najamussaqib4
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najamussaqib4

Dear Sir, I want to apply for phd, but in online application there is no column available to enter the MS(18 year) marks. what should i do?

BUshra
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BUshra

I am doing MBA 3.5 years which is equivalent to M.phil as well .As my degree will be completed in january 2018 ,am eligible or not for this scholarship?because accordind to my degree program i have already completed 16 years of education.kindly give me your suggestion

Shah Fahad
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Shah Fahad

I have completed my MS and applied for final Transcript. The application only had option for 16 years of education which i attached as it is already completed. Till the time of test comes i will have both my transcript and degree.
My question is. will there be a different test for MS applicants and Phd applicants ? or both will be same.
If both will be the same i guess i am eligible for Phd application.

M.HUSSAIN
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M.HUSSAIN

First: Hi and thanks for guidance
Second: i selected, desired subject: natural science (NON-math) by mistake instead of natural science (math)- now what difference this will make further- (note that my interest is MS in Physics and physics exists in both types of natural science but i did not study bio)
WILL BE VERY THANKFUL IF CU CLEAR ME ABOUT THIS ISSUE

divergent
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divergent

i need help for gat subject

Hamas Ahmed
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Hamas Ahmed

Hello everyone. I have applied for commonwealth scholarship 2018. I received a sms from nts saying that my deposit slip was missing and i should mail it to nts islamabad. I sent them a copy of my deposit slip by mail and it was received before the deadline. However my name was still not removed from list of deposit slip missing candidates because of which i could not print my roll no slip. I have also faxed them a letter about this problem along with copies of my deposit slip and cnic. They called me to confirm about the fax.… Read more »

sanr
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sanr

you will hopefully receive the roll number slip today.

sanr
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sanr

I received my roll number slip today. the paper type written on it is medical sciences. does this mean that we will have separate papers or paper type for everyone will be similar but my merit will be judged along with other medical sciences students?

sanr
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sanr

any idea when will the answer key for today’s test be released?
and date of official result?

sanr
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sanr

The result is divided into 10 subject categories. Will they select equal number of candidates from each category? If yes then how many from each? I am in top 4 candidates of medical sciences.

amna.1
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amna.1

Does this test is taken once a year only?

Danish Bashir
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Danish Bashir

A.A brother. I have heard that scoring 85 or more in this test will put you among the selected candidates for next step. However I have also heard that the next step is not an interview. Here you have said that after being on merit one is called for interview but I think interview is only for Phd students not MS. Further Phd students have to go through a different channel not nts test. Please clarify. I have applied for MS in this test twice and got 70 then 76. Now in “simple GAT” I have got 88 and I… Read more »

fizzafatima1
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fizzafatima1

Hi, please clarify, is the difficulty level of the test same as GRE General?