All about GRE Exam Info – Wiki, Full Form, Eligibility, Fee, Syllabus, etc details

The General Graduate Record (GRE) Exam test is required for admission to both the M.S. and Ph.D. programs. So, Students seeking admission into any Masters Program in the US and many other countries are required to take GRE. If you want information about the GRE Exam, including policies, procedures, test dates, duration, and fees, see the official website. Here is a link to more information about the GRE.

GRE Exam Info

Types of Graduate Record Examination Test

1) Revised General Test
2) GRE Subject Tests

Eligibility for GRE Exam

A Bachelor’s degree is the required qualification for seeking admission in any Masters Degree Program in the US and it is also an essential qualification for taking GRE.

Candidate must have a valid passport to take the GRE. At the GRE Test center, you will have to produce your original passport as proof of your identity.

Structure of the GRE General Test

  • The GRE general test contains 5 sections are as follows: one section is for analytical writing, two sections for verbal reasoning and two sections for quantitative reasoning.
  • The analytical writing section involves analyzing and writing about an issue as well as an argument.
  • In the computer-delivered test, there is an additional section, which contains questions pertaining to either verbal or quantitative reasoning.

Click here to download GRE Exam Syllabus PDF File

Fee Structure

  • Subject Tests for the United States, U.S Territories, and Puerto Rico – USD$140
  • For other locations including India – USD$160 (Rs. 7,615.20)

How long is the GRE General Test?

The duration of the GRE general test varies depending on whether you have opted for the paper-delivered test or the computer-delivered test.

  • The computer-delivered test lasts for 3 hours and 45 minutes.
  • The paper-delivered test lasts for 3 hours and 30 minutes.

How often can computer-delivered tests be taken?

GRE Tests can be taken five times, each after a period of 21 days

How often can paper-delivered GRE tests be taken?

GRE Exam can be taken as often as they are offered.

Scoring Pattern

1. The Maximum marks allotted in GRE is 340
2. Sectional scores (for verbal and quantitative sections) allotted is 170 marks (maximum) per section.
3. Analytical writing assessment score scale of 0-6 based on the overall impact of the essays written by the student.

How long are the GRE test scores valid for?

The General Graduate Record (GRE) Scores are valid for 5 years.

Countries Accepting the GRE Score

All the top universities around the world in U.S, UK, Europe, Singapore and Australia accept GRE score. In the single word, more than 600 business schools accept the GRE score worldwide.

GRE Subject Tests

GRE Subject Tests is testing your knowledge and skill level in a particular subject area. There are 8 different GRE subject tests are available: They are

  • GRE Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology Subject Test (180 Questions)
  • GRE Biology Subject Test (200 Questions)
  • GRE Chemistry Subject Test (130 Questions)
  • GRE Computer Science Subject Test (70 Questions)
  • GRE Literature in English Subject Test (230 Questions)
  • GRE Mathematics Subject Test (66 Questions)
  • GRE Physics Subject Test (100 Questions)
  • GRE Psychology Subject Test (205 Questions)

Note: The GRE subject test is available only in the paper and pencil version.

Official Site Link: GRE website


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