GRE

About GRE

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardized test that is required to be taken by students seeking admission to graduate schools in United States and other countries. The exam has been developed to evaluate the verbal, analytical and mathematical skills of the candidates. GRE is a computer-based test and has a user-friendly design. Prospective graduate and business school applicants from all around the world who are interested in pursuing a Master’s, MBA, specialized master’s course in business or doctoral degree take the GRE (General Test).

Test Duration and Pattern

SectionsParts and Number of QuestionsDurationTotal Score
Analytical WritingTwo Tasks
Task One - Analyse an issue
Task Two - Analyse an Argument
Task 1: 30 Minutes.
Task 2: 30 Minutes.
0 - 6
Quantitative ReasoningTwo Sections
20 Questions in each section
35 Minutes on each section170
Verbal ReasoningTwo Sections
20 Questions in each section
30 Minutes on each section170
UnscoredDoes not count towards your score.Varies0
Test Preparation

About GRE Exam

  • GRE is a Computer based examination. No Negative marking.
  • AW section is subjective and always the first. The order of the rest can be either AW – Q1 – V1 – Q2 – V2 – Q3 or AW – V1 – Q1 – V2 – Q2 – V3
  • The un-scored section will not be declared explicitly and can appear in any order after Analytical Writing section. It can be any of the V/Q sections, and it would not be counted towards the test taker’s main score. But since the test taker will not be aware which section is the dummy, each section should be approached with the thought that it will count towards the score.
  • GRE is a Sectional Adaptive Test.
  • Total GRE Score is out of 340 (AW Section is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. The total duration of the test will be about 3 hours 45 minutes.
  • The scores are made available immediately after the exam is over. However, the grades of Analytical writing are available only after a week’s period (approx.)
  • At the end of the test, one can send the scores to 4 universities for free.
Eligibility

Eligibility

There are no specific eligibility criteria for the GRE. Anyone can register for this exam, irrespective of age or qualifications. The only thing you need to keep in mind is the fact that you will be required to produce your original passport as proof of identity at the exam center, so make sure that you have a valid passport before you register for the GRE.

Important Facts

Important Facts about the GRE exam

  • The application fee for GRE General Test is $205 worldwide, which would roughly translate to Rs.13,500 to Rs.14,500 approximately.
  • GRE can be taken on any of the 365 days.
  • GRE scores are valid for 5 years.
  • Scores are available immediately after the test.
  • GRE can be taken more than once and the best score can be sent for consideration.
  • GRE is conducted at specified test centers in selected cities.

Coaching Platform GRE

  • 3-3.5 Months Classroom Coaching.
  • 6 hours of intensive classroom training per week by subject experts (2 hours every alternate day / Saturdays and Sundays for weekend batches)
  • Updated GRE modules designed keeping latest GRE level questions.
  • Comprehensive Practice modules for topics such as RCs with multiple answers, Sentence Equivalence, Problem solving with multiple answers, numeric entry questions etc.
  • Access to all standard testing platforms (KAPLAN, MANHATAN, BARRON’s etc.)
  • Access to library, which includes all recently released standard books.
  • 10 Online GRE sectional adaptive Tests.
  • One to one Doubt solving with faculty members.