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Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

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GRE

Required For

PG level courses in multiple disciplines

Mode of taking test

Computer Based

Paper-Pen Based

Test Type

Admission Test

Official Website

https://www.ets.org/gre/

About GRE Exam

About Test

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is an admissions test used around the world to screen graduate school applicants i... Read More



Why take the test?

The GRE is intended to test verbal and quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing ability. The GR... Read More

GRE Basics

Eligibility

Students should have cleared undergraduation before applying for admission. GRE scores would not be valid if the aspirant does not clear undergrdauation.

General Facts

Date and FrequencyYou can take the test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period
Center and Admit CardThe GRE test is conducted in over 1000 tests centres across the world. Applicants can select a test centre depending on their location and convenience.
ResultThe GRE test results are usually available within 10 -15 calendar days. Test takers can get their GRE results online or from the test centre where they appeared for the test. ETS, the conducting body of GRE, sends test takers an email notification when their test results are out.
Score ReportingGRE test takers are allowed to send their scores to four graduate schools. Candidates have to select the four institutions at the time of registration through the Score Select option.
Score Validity5 Years
Date and Frequency
You can take the test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period
Center and Admit Card
The GRE test is conducted in over 1000 tests centres across the world. Applicants can select a test centre depending on their location and convenience.
Result
The GRE test results are usually available within 10 -15 calendar days. Test takers can get their GRE results online or from the test centre where they appeared for the test. ETS, the conducting body of GRE, sends test takers an email notification when their test results are out.
Score Reporting
GRE test takers are allowed to send their scores to four graduate schools. Candidates have to select the four institutions at the time of registration through the Score Select option.
Score Validity
5 Years

Sections

Analytical Writing

Questions

2

Duration

60 Minutes

Score

0 - 6

Analytical Writing has two sub-sections- Analyse an Issue task and Analyse an Argument task. The time given to complete these sections varies.

Verbal Reasoning

Questions

40

Duration

60 Minutes

Score

130 - 170

Verbal Reasoning has two sections. Each section has 20 questions and candidates are given 30 minutes on each section.

Quantitative Reasoning

Questions

40

Duration

70 Minutes

Score

130 - 170

Quantitative Reasoning has two sections. Each section has 20 questions and candidates are given 35 minutes on each section.

Fees

Registration Fees

USD 205

Rescheduling Fees

USD 50

Test Center Change Fees

USD 50

Late Fee

USD 25

GRE Exam Registration Process

Aspirants can register online for both GRE General test and subject tests, although, registrations via phone and mail are possible. Online registration is the most common way to apply for GRE test.

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Signup on GRE official portal

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Submit personal information

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Profile details submission

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Selection of Test centre, date and time

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Payment & completion of registration

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