What is GRE?
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The GRE® (Graduate Record Exam) Test is the standardised test used to fetch admissions in various graduate schools or business graduate schools in various countries, especially the United States. More than 100,000 graduate school applicants from approximately 160 countries take the GRE General Test at 700 test centres. Aspirants interested in pursuing a master's degree, specialised master's course, MS, MBA, MEM or doctoral degree can sit for the GRE Test. In addition to the GRE revised general test, there are six GRE subjects tests that evaluate candidates’ knowledge in their respective field. GRE test is conducted by ETS®(Educational Testing Service).

Exam Name: Graduate Record Examination

GRE Conducting Body: ETS

Commonly Known: GRE

Exam Level: International

GRE Test Eligibility: There is no specific eligibility criterion for taking GRE Test. Aspirants can apply for the test irrespective of age and qualification. However, the candidate has to fulfill the admission criteria for individual institutes where he/she is applying.

 

GRE Test Pattern: The Computer-based test is the most commonly used GRE test format. However, the paper-based format is available at test centres where Computer-based GRE test is not there. The total duration of the test is 3 hours 40 minutes. There are six sections and a 10-minute break is given after the third section of the examination.

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GRE Test Syllabus: GRE is available in two formats. They are GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test. The GRE Test Syllabus is different for both the formats. While the GRE General test measures a candidate’s verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills, the GRE Subject Test is focused on judging the candidate’s expertise in specific fields.

 

GRE Test Dates: The computer-based GRE Test is offered year-round at Prometric test centres. You can take the GRE Test once every 21 days, up to five times within a 12-month period. This applies even if you cancelled your scores on a test taken previously. However, you have to first create a ‘My GRE Account’ in order to register for a specific date.

 

GRE Registration: To register for GRE, candidates have to first create a ‘My GRE Account’. There are four ways to register for the GRE general test. They are Online, Phone and Mail and Fax registration. Candidates can opt for Online and Mail registration in the case of GRE subject test.

 

GRE Score: Three scores are reported: Verbal Reasoning on a 130–170 score scale, with -point increments; Quantitative Reasoning also on a 130–170 score scale with 1-point increment and Analytical Writing score on a 0–6 score level, in half-point increments. Official scores are mailed in 10–15 days after your test date.

 

GRE Sample Paper: GRE sample paper includes practice and sample papers of the three sections of GRE- verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing.

 

Validity of GRE: GRE scores are valid for 5 years. One can request a re-score up to 3 months after your test date.

 

Website: www.ets.org/gre

 

Also Read:

GRE Scores for Top US Universities

GRE Preparation Tips

GRE E-Book: Complete Guide to the Test

 

 

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What would happen if the seats are unavailable or they get suddenly filled up at my chosen centre during the prosess while buffering after my selection? Is it mandatory to apply for both Gre General & Subject? How is the scoring process? Could you povide any sample paper for the exam? THANKING YOU !

Apoorva Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

Hello dear student,

Student question you have you have asked is not quite clear .I am not able to understand what you are exactly asking for and what should I exactly answer , because which is the part you ask in question is not quite clear. So I would suggest you to please ask your query clearly.

Best wishes

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is there any classes for IELTS or GRE exams available in nashik?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019

hello,

I have mention some institute name below which provides classes for study in abroad.

Akshay Study Abroad Consultants

Versatile Academy

Sonawane Academy

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ED star

Bulls eye knowledge system

hope it would help.



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how should i apply for IELTS or GRE exams?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019

Dear Pooja, for IELTS, you need to visit their official website: www.ieltsidpindia.com  and click on Register for IELTS. Based on the availability status, you can book the date and the city you want to take the exam on. Fill in the application form and make the payment. Once you complete the payment and the date and slot are confirmed, you need to courrier the same to IDP Head Office. You can check more information at their official page at: https://www.ieltsidpindia.com/information/how-to-register?gclid=CjwKCAjwxaXtBRBbEiwAPqPxcMiLieYwNqhi8paScIcIW-P5_X0T-GI5cMvUwaQvX-f-ZsWL-PRTzRoClNEQAvD_BwE

For GRE, the procedure is almost the same. You need to have a ETS Account. Once you visit the official website, you need to select if you want to choose GRE General or Subject. Select the date and time slots and fill in the application form and make the payment.

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Can I get a university in USA for MS in mechanical engineering with a gre score of 303 without any job experience ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019
hello aspirant,
most of the universities of USA take ielts and toefel score holder to admission in ms in engineering courses.  but some universities in germany like technical university Munich takes gate scorer.however it is mandatory to have ielts or toefel along with gate rank. see gate rank may impact some points on your rescue to get selected in prestigious institution. however you may not get selected at this score.
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I want to know about GRE exam.syllabus &pattern

Payal 10th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt.

The graduate record examination (GRE) is a standardized exam used to measure one's aptitude for abstract thinking in the areas of analytical writing, mathematics, and vocabulary. The GRE is commonly used by many graduate schools in the U.S. and Canada to determine an applicant's eligibility for the program

and to get all the detail regarding syllabus and pattern you can visit the site

https://studyabroad.careers360.com/exams/gre

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