GRE Eligibility Criteria 2020 - The Educational Testing Service (ETS) conducts the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for candidates who meet the GRE 2020 eligibility criteria. The academic qualification, age limit and such criteria make up the eligibility criteria of GRE which aspirants should possess in order to register for the GRE test. While most exams are discipline specific, GRE scores are used across disciplines for admissions to masters programmes across the globe. Therefore, GRE eligibility criteria 2020 does not specify any age bar, academic criteria or any particular degree/ schooling. Candidates just need to produce specific identification proof at the GRE exam centres to be able to write the exam. What is commonly perceived as the GRE eligibility criteria 2020 is the admission criteria to the various institutes which accept the GRS scores. To know all about GRE 2020 eligibility criteria as well as how to check the admission criteria using GRE scores, read the article below.
Candidates who wish to appear for GRE 2020 must know the basic requirements for the exam. As there is no officially specified GRE eligibility criteria, candidates need to worry about getting good GRE scores and check the eligibility specified by the institutes they wish to avail admissions in this regard.
ETS has no specific age bar under the GRE 2020 eligibility criteria. Aspirants of any age, who want to pursue programmes like MBA, MS or law programmes can take the GRE test as per the admission requirements of the various institutes across the globe.
Again, ETS has no specific GRE eligibility criteria as it does not offer any course. However, the educational qualification matters at the time of applying for admission to any institute in addition to the GRE scores. To apply and appear for the GRE test, there is no specific academic qualification under the eligibility criteria of GRE 2020. Mostly candidates who wish to pursue Master’s or specialized Master’s degree in business, MBA, law, or a doctoral degree take the GRE test. Hence the checklist for the GRE eligibility criteria for academic qualifications can be checked by using the facility offered on the GRE website for the country wise institutes where students can apply using their GRE scores. This can be checked below on this page.
There is no minimum qualifying marks for GRE. The score is generally used as a measurement by institutes about the calibre of the prospective students it depends upon the prospective institutes where admission is sought by candidates. Some institutes have set a cutoff for candidates before seeking admission in the various courses offered. Thus, candidates should check this and prepare accordingly for the GRE 2020.
It is known that GRE scores are used to screen students for admissions. The ETS website lists out all the institutes that accept GRE scores making it easier for students to search for the programme and check for the GRE eligibility criteria as well as the academic criteria etc. The table below facilitates students to check which institute to go for MBA or law or other programmes country wise. These are the official links which will allow students to check the eligibility before applying.
Category of Institutes
Link to Check
Institutes for Graduate Programmes
Institutes for Law/ J.D. (Juris Doctor) Programmes
Institutes for MBA Programmes
Hong Kong, China
United Arab Emirates
United States Territories
At the time of registration for GRE test, candidates need to have a valid registration ID whose details should match with those provided during registration. Candidates have to bring the specified identification document to exam centre on each of the GRE test dates as well. Thus, given below is the set of requirements for ID proof to be brought along:
Original Document- The document of identification should be brought in original, as photocopies or showing IDs through electronic means is not acceptable.
Government-issued ID- The identification to be brought by candidates has to be one issued by the government. It should be an identity card of National, State or Province, recognized in the country of residence or citizenship.
Valid ID- The identification proof should be a valid one, i.e. documents whose validity period is expired is not allowed.
Bears Exact Name- The name mentioned in the photo ID should be the same as mentioned during GRE registration.
Recent Photograph- The document presented should contain candidate’s photograph that is recent and recognizable as well.
Signature- The identification document should contain candidate’s signature. The name and signature mentioned in the govt. ID should match candidate’s name and signature as uploaded for GRE.
GRE test score is valid for a period of 5 years following the test date.
No specific GRE eligibility criteria are specified as such for Indian candidates. All you may do is check the institute and their course which you want to pursue through GRE test.
No, as such there is no minimum number of marks to be obtained in GRE. However, teh future institutions might demand a specific score limit for admissions.
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yes you can appear In GRE exam to get admission in foreign universities to masters course in law. I have mentioned some university name which accept GRE score :
American University Washington College of Law
Boston University School of Law
Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School
Brooklyn Law School
California Western School of Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Columbia Law School
Cornell Law School
Florida International University College of Law
Florida State University College of Law
Peking University School of Transnational Law
University of Virginia School of Law
Wake Forest University School of Law
To get some top universities of USA, you need to score almost 320+ / 340 in GRE. Because getting 260 marks in GRE is almost fixed since maximum people even the unprepared ones pass the 260 marks barrier. And there is a huge competition after 320 for a single single mark. So keep your targets high and work well for it.
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Yes, you are eligible for GRE. It depends upon the college you choose and course you want to persue. But you will be definitely eligible for some of college. For more detail check this link
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