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GRE Test Centres

GRE or the Graduate Record Examination is one of the most popular standardised subject proficiency tests for postgraduate admissions in universities abroad. GRE is conducted by ETS (Educational Testing Service) and evaluates candidates on areas like critical thinking, analyzing abilities, quantitative reasoning skills along with verbal skills. The duration of the GRE exam usually varies between 3-4 hours of time and ETS has offered the test-takers to choose between the two modes- Computer-based and Paper-based. While the Computer-based GRE test can be taken once in 21 days & up to 5 times within any continuous rolling period of 12 months, the Paper-based GRE test can be taken as many a time it is offered. Apart from various queries concerning the GRE Test Syllabus and Exam Pattern, one common question that pops up is Where can I take the GRE Test? Through this blog, we are going to provide a list of GRE test centres in India.

GRE Exam Highlights

Exam Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Conducting AuthorityEducational Testing Service (GRE)
Types1. GRE General Test
2. GRE Subject Test
ModeComputer-based & Paper-based
Sections in GRE General TestVerbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning
& Analytical Writing
Subjects for GRE Subject TestPsychology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology,
Mathematics, English Literature
Major Cities with
GRE Test Centres
Hyderabad, Bangalore, New Delhi, Mumbai,
Coimbatore, Calcutta, Ahmedabad, Trivandrum, etc.

Check Out: GRE Syllabus

List of GRE Test Centres

GRE is an important test which is to be accessed by a large number of people across the country, the GRE Test Centres are spread far and wide to enable flexibility and accessibility for the test takers from different parts of the country. Further, ETS GRE General Test Centres and Subject Centres are separately allotted to conduct these two exam types. Here is a consolidated list of the GRE General Test and Subject Test Centres located across India with their address of correspondence.

GRE General Test Centres

GRE General Test is conducted in a computer-based mode and its test centres in India are spread across major cities like Bangalore, New Delhi, Chandigarh, Mysore, Coimbatore, to name a few. Take a look at the following list of GRE General Test Centres in India:

CityGRE General Test Centres in India
New DelhiCyber Station
CPS Global, E-512, 3rd Floor Sector 7,
Dwarka (Near Ramphal Chowk), New Delhi

Merit
A-9, Qutab Institutional Area, Qutab Institutional Area,
Near JNU, U.S.O Road, Shaheed Jit Singh Marg, New Delhi

Council for American Education
A-260 (3rd Floor), Defence Colony, New Delhi
ChandigarhSaint Kabir Public School
Sector 26 – Computer Lab, Chandigarh
GurgaonPrometric Testing Private Limited
Iris Tech Park, 2nd Floor Tower A,
Sector 48, Sohna Road, Gurgaon

ETS Onsite UAS Intl Production Lab
2nd Floor, DLF Infinity Tower A,
Sector 25, Gurgaon
ChennaiPrometric Testing Private Limited
Unit#8, 3rd Floor, Centennial Square, No 6A,
Dr Ambedkar Road, Kodambakkam, Chennai

Everonn Systems India Limited
15, Jagannathan Road, Nungambakkam,
2nd Floor, Romar House, Chennai
MumbaiPrometric Testing Private Limited
6th Floor, Techniplex1 (Gate No.2),
Goregaon (W), Ratnakar Bank Building, Balwa Group,
Off Veer Savarkar Flyover Goregaon (W), Mumbai

Everonn Systems India Limited
Marwah House, Saki Vihar Road,
Saki Naka, Andheri East, Mumbai
BangalorePrometric Testing Private Limited
3rd Floor, Tower B Prestige Shanti Niketan,
Whitefield, ITPL Road, South Taluk, Bangalore

IDomain Technologies
No. 65, First Floor, 2nd A-Cross, KHB Colony,
Koramangla, 5th Block, Behind Infosys and Tavant Technologies Building
Opposite to Peas Park, Bangalore
PuneGRAD Dreams Education Consulting Private Limited
205–206, 2nd Floor, Manish Plaza,
Opposite Bhramha Majestic, NIBM Road, Kondhwa, Pune
HyderabadPrometric Testing Private Limited
9th Floor, Unit -2, Kapil Towers IT Block, Survey No 115/1,
IT Park, Opposite ICICI Bank Building,
Nanakramguda, Serilingampaly, Mandal, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
CoimbatoreANCONS International
#15, Sethuram Bldg, Ground Floor,
Sundaresan Layout, Lane adj IOB Race Course Br.,
Trichy Road, Coimbatore
AllahabadIPEM
119/25A Mahatama Gandhi Marg, Civil Lines, Allahabad
CalcuttaIndex Pro
Binary House – 2, Circus Market Place,
2nd Near Our Lady Queen Of The Missions School,
(Park Circus 7 point crossing), Calcutta
TrivandrumPrometric Testing Private Limited
7th Floor, K.E.K Towers, Opposite Trida Complex,
Maloor Lane, Vazhuthacaud, Trivandrum

Prometric Testing Private Limited
C/o Hotel Ruby Arena, Kumarapuram Road, Trivandrum
AhmedabadPrometric Testing Private Limited
5th Floor, Unit 501, Parshwanath Esquare,
Prahaladnagar Corporate Road, Prahaladnagar,
Satellite, Ahmedabad
MysoreExuberant Technologies Private Limited
#19, Block No 8, Diya Complex, Dr.
Rajkumar Road, JSS Layout, Mysore

Quick Read: GRE Registration

GRE Subject Test Centres

GRE Subject Test is carried out as a paper-based exam and you can take one subject per test date. The subject tests are conducted thrice a year (September, October and April) at GRE test centres. Here is a list of GRE Subject Test Centres in India:

CityGRE Subject Test Centres
PilaniBITS Pilani
CoimbatoreSouth India Textile Research Association
MumbaiMumbai Teacher’s Training College, Mumbai
BangaloreSt. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore
AhmedabadAhmedabad International School, Ahmedabad
KolkataIndian Institute of Psychometry, Kolkata
New DelhiSt. Michael’s Senior School, New Delhi

GRE Dates 2021

Applicants can book GRE test centers based on the availability of dates on the specific test centers. Here are all the dates for GRE 2021 with their exam locations.

CitiesDates for 2021
Ahmedabad4,5,11, 12, 13,18, 19, 20 and 27th January 2021
1, 2, 3 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 ad 7th February 2021
Bangalore4,5,11, 12, 13,18, 19, 20,21, 27 and 28th January 2021
1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18. 22, 23, 24 and 25th February 2021
Chandigarh4, 13 and 22nd January 2021
8 and 22nd  February 2021
Chennai4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 27 and 28th January 2021
1,2,3,4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24 and 25 th February 2021
Delhi4 and 22nd January 2021
8th February 2021
Indore4, 7, 8, 13, 21, 22 and 23rd January 2021
1st February 2021
Kolkata4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 27 and 28th January 2021
1,2, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 22, 23 and 25th February 2021
Mumbai4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 27 and 28th January 2021
1,2,3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24 and 25th February 2021
Tirupati4 and 22nd January 2021 
1st and 8th February 2021

GRE Test Center Covid – 19 Update

Considering the Covid – 19 situations globally. GRE has initiated GRE Tests at home. This is started to ensure the safety of all applicants & stop the spread of the virus. This is just temporary until the situation is under control. All applicants have to follow protocols & rules stated by ETS. The syllabus & exam structure will be the same for GRE at home.

GRE Test Centre Registration

GRE test centers aren’t allotted. Applicants have a choice of filling up two GRE Test Centres choices & from among that two choices, an Exam center is allotted to each applicant. If you want to register for GRE Test centers here is a step-wise process.

  1. Visit the official website& log in to your account. (New applicants have to register & create their account)
  2. If there is any new information you want to add to your application/profile that will help in the admission you can also add that information.
  3. Applicants then have to choose the GRE exam date/ GRE test centers that most convenient.
  4. You will be redirected to the new page for test fee submission. After submitting the fees your GRE test center registration is over. 
  5. Take two printouts for future reference.

Changing GRE Test Center

GRE allows you to change your test center location but the change of location is not guaranteed & you will be charged also. GRE books seats at the test center on a first come first basis, only if the seat is available on the test center you want to only then your test center location will be changed. Here are the steps to change your test center location.

  1. Login to your GRE account on the official website.
  2. Go to the test center tab.
  3. Select the option of change the test center.
  4. Select the test center you want to switch to.
  5. You will receive an email after a while conforming to the test center based on the availability.

Contact Details

If you need any assistance & help regarding GRE test centers you can contact at the following:

  • Email – GRESupport4India@ets.org
  • Contact Number – 91-1244517127 or 000-800-100-4072 (toll-free) Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Documents Required

On the day of your GRE test, all applicants are required to carry some mandatory documents without which no applicant is allowed to enter the GRE exam center. Here is the list of required documents:

  • Carry original documents. Photocopies or E-documents are not acceptable.
  • An identification card issued by the government of India.
  • Recent passport size photograph
  • Make sure you carry the ID card that matches the First & Last Name on your GRE registration form.

Verification Process

All GRE exam centers have to follow the protocols & norms stated by the official authority. Verification of the applicants appearing for the exam is one of the important protocols.  Here are the things that are used for verification at GRE test centers:

  • Biometric photo identification
  • Biometric thumb/ fingerprint recognition
  • Video Recording
  • Matching the signatures

GRE Test Centers Rules

Here are some basic rules of GRE test centers that every applicant should follow & these norms are followed at every GRE test center. Here are all the norms:

  1. All applicants must reach the GRE test center at least one hour before the time.
  2. No applicant is allowed to leave before four & a half hours.
  3. Rough paper provided at GRE exam centers should not be used during breaks or before the examination
  4. All GRE test centers will record the activities at the center.
  5. Applicants can use a calculator on the system & no allowed to carry any other electronic device or calculators.
  6. Other than the mandatory documents & no other item is allowed at GRE test centers.

GRE Test Centers for Disability Accommodation

Not all GRE test centers have facilities for disabled applicants. Applicants must ensure the test center of their preference provides the facilities. GRE test centers for disability accommodation include extra time for completing the exam, extra break time, screen reader, option to select colors, etc.

FAQs

What should I take to the GRE Test Centre?

The general list of things comprises of:

1. A valid photo ID Confirmation 
2. Email print or Admit card
3. If the test is Paper-based, you will have to carry your stationery like pencil and eraser.

Where can I take the GRE Test?

With the widespread GRE Test Centres across India, you can choose the test centre of your choice (based on your accessibility) during the course of registration.

Are calculators allowed at the GRE Test Centre?

You are not permitted to bring any calculating devices of your own since the same would be provided at the GRE Test Centres.
For the Computer-based mode, the GRE test includes an on-screen calculator
For the Paper-based mode, the calculators are provided at the centre.

Can I see my scores at the GRE Test Centre in a Computer-based test?

Once you complete the test, you will be able to either Report or Cancel your score. However, this score is unofficial and not a complete calculation, since the Analytical Writing section score will not be available at the Test Centre.  Furthermore, you need to carefully decide before you choose to Cancel the score intending to give your best because upon once cancelling your scores, it cannot be reverted and the scores cannot be recorded into your reportable history.

Hope this blog has helped you to be aware of the various queries concerning the GRE Test Centres and the guidelines to be followed at the same. If you have any other questions related to the GRE Exam, get in touch with Leverage Edu and we will help you out!

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