GRE Score 2018
Shivani Bhatt, 23 Jan 2018, #GRE

GRE Score 2018 – Test takers receive an email notification from ETS when the official GRE scores are available. Candidates can then log in to their ETS accounts and see, download and print their GRE 2018 Score Report. The printed report can only be used for personal use by the candidate. At the end of the GRE 2018 test, candidates will be able to see their unofficial GRE® General test score. The score, however, excludes the Analytical Writing Score. The unofficial score available at the end of the GRE 2018 test is for viewing only. No printed score sheets of the GRE scores 2018 will be provided to the candidates at the GRE exam centre. The actual scores for GRE 2018 General Test will be sent to the test takers within 10–15 days of taking the test. GRE Subject test takers will be intimated about their results within 5 weeks after the date of the test. In this article, candidates are made aware of the GRE scoring process for both general and subject test, GRE 2018 test samples, cancelling GRE score 2018 and list of universities and institutions accepting GRE 2018 test Scores.


GRE Scoring process of General Test

The official GRE score for the GRE 2018 General test is available to the candidates within 10–15 days of the GRE 2018. Candidates who have taken the computer-based exam can know their unofficial scores for Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning scores at the GRE 2018 exam centre. As the Essay task is not scored real-time, the unofficial GRE score of analytical writing will not be released to the candidates at the end of the GRE test. GRE 2018 Test Scores will be measured on a scale of 130 –170. The scoring pattern was updated on August 1, 2011, and has been maintained as such since. The break-up of the GRE score 2018 report according to the GRE 2018 syllabus is:


Section wise GRE Score 2018


GRE Scores

GRE Verbal Reasoning

130–170, in 1 point increment

GRE Quantitative Reasoning

130–170, in 1 point increment

GRE Analytical Writing

0–6, in half-point increment

GRE 2018 test takers can decide the recipients of their GRE score 2018 report during the time of GRE 2018 registration. All the applicant authorized GRE Test score recipients receive the candidates official Graduate Institution Score Reports sent directly by ETS. The top universities receive the GRE scores and release their department specific cut off for admission. Some universities also publish the GRE Quant and Verbal reasoning cut off for their programmes.

Click here to know the comparative GRE Score 2018


GRE scoring process for Subject Test

Measured on a scale of 200–990, in 10 point increments, GRE Subject scores are available for all the six GRE 2018 subject tests. Subscores are reported for the Biology, and Psychology tests on a 20–99 score scale, in one-point increments. Similar to the GRE General test. GRE Subject test scores are valid for five years. Higher education aspirants can send their most recent GRE subject scores 2018 or all tests taken in the last five years to the universities or institutions.

GRE 2018 Subject test scoring takes into consideration the correctly answered questions only. Test takers are not penalised for incorrectly marked answers. The number of questions answered correctly is adjusted according to the difficulty level of the questions on the test. Therefore, the same number of correct responses on different tests may not result in the same reported GRE subject score 2018.


Cancelling GRE Scores 2018

The GRE 2018 Test takers have the chance to accept or cancel scores after they have received their unofficial GRE 2018 score report. GRE General test 2018 scores cannot be cancelled once viewed. GRE 2018 test takers do not have the option to cancel scores for any particular section. Upon cancellation, the GRE 2018 test scores will neither be available to the student for review nor be reported to the institutions and universities chosen during GRE 2018 test registration. If the students cancel their GRE 2018 test score, they will not be refunded and the scores will not be visible in the reportable history section of their ETS accounts.


GRE ScoreSelect®

 The GRE ScoreSelect® helps the candidates in deciding the scores that are to be sent to the designated institutions or universities. Candidates can do it by two methods:

1. On test day: Aspirants can opt to send their GRE test scores to the institutions of choice on the test day. They can opt to either send the ‘Most Recent’ or ‘All’ for the Four Free score reports

Most Recent: Sends the scores from GRE 2018 score report

All: Sends all scores from all the GRE tests taken in the last five years

Note: For GRE 2018 Subject Test and GRE General test paper-based exam, aspirants are required to select the designated institutions which will receive the scores at the time of registration.

2. After test day: An additional cost will be levied on the test takers if they want to send the scores to institutions more than the four free.

Most Recent: Sends the scores from GRE score report 2018

All: Sends all scores from all the GRE tests taken in the last five years

Any: Sends scores from one or as many tests taken in the last five years

GRE 2018 Score Report Format


GRE Examinee Score Report

The GRE score report of the examinee is the scorecard comprising the marks scored in the GRE 2018. The report contains section wise percentile rank for Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing. In the examinee score report, GRE 2018 test takers will come across their section wise scores, date of test, score reporting history and instructions to name a few.


GRE 2018 Examinee Score Report Sample

GRE Graduate Institution Score Report

While the institution score report is the report which is sent to the institutions at the time of GRE registrations. Candidates can select the recipient of the GRE score report as per their choice. ETS is responsible for sending the GRE 2018 scores directly to the designated institutes.


The GRE Scores 2018 that the institutes are likely to receive will contain the following details:

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Address, Phone & Email

  • Date of Birth (DOB)

  • Social Security Number

  • Intended Graduate Major

  • GRE test date

  • Registration number

  • Name of the GRE test scores recipient institutes

  • Marks obtained in each section of GRE General Test

  • Subject test scores

  • GRE Institution Score Report Sample

  • Institutions approved to receive GRE Score 2018

Whether a candidate is preparing for a B-school or seeking an opportunity in graduate school, GRE is the one-stop destination for all. GRE is the one test which is accepted by the majority of institutions spread across the globe. From the PDF shared below, aspirants can check whether their prospective institute accepts the GRE test scores or not as it contains a list of institutes from the US and from other parts of the world that are approved to receive the GRE 2018 scores.


List of Institutes Accepting GRE Score 2018

GRE 2018 test takers do not have to fulfil any necessary GRE 2018 Eligibility. Fluency in English is assumed. However, candidates have to fulfil the admission criteria which includes an English proficiency test for individual institutes where he/she is applying. GRE 2018 is available at about 1000 GRE test centres in more than 160 countries. You can take the test once every 21 days and GRE test dates are available all around the year. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardised test that is accepted for admission to various disciplines at many graduate and business schools across the globe. Aspirants who are interested in pursuing a Masters degree, specialised master's course, MBA or doctoral degree can sit for the GRE 2018 Test.


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