GRE(Graduate Record Examinations)

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Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a standardized test widely accepted for graduate admissions worldwide. GRE assesses a candidate based on three sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing.

Whether you are planning to go to graduate school, including business or law — or just exploring your options — you are taking an important step toward your future. It is a smart move to show schools your best qualities and GRE.

The GRE test will give you the best results on the day of the test. With the GRE General Test, you decide which results should be sent to the schools. If you feel like you didn't do your best on exam day, that's fine. You can retake the test and then only submit the results to the universities.

The GRE General test contains types of questions that accurately reflect your way of thinking in graduate and vocational school, including business and law.


Verbal Reasoning

Measures the ability to analyse and draw conclusions from discourse, reason from incomplete data, understand multiple levels of meaning, such as literal, figurative and author’s intent, Summarize the text, move from small dots, understand the meaning of words, sentences and entire texts, and understand the relationship between words and concepts. Emphasis on complex verbal reasoning skills.


Quantitative Reasoning

Measures the ability to understand, interpret and analyse quantitative information, solve problems using mathematical models, and apply the basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis. There is an emphasis on quantitative reasoning skills.


Analytical Writing

Measures critical thinking and analytical writing skills, including the ability to articulate and support complex ideas with relevant reasons and examples, and examine claims and accompanying evidence. There is an emphasis on analytical writing skills.


Who takes it?

Prospective graduate and vocational school applicants who are interested in obtaining master's or doctoral degrees from all over the world take the GRE General Test. Applicants come from various educational and cultural backgrounds. The General Test provides the school with a general criterion for comparing candidates' qualifications.

GRE scores are used for admissions or fellowship panels to supplement your graduation-records, letters of recommendation, and other qualifications for graduate-level studies.

Advantages of a high GRE score:

  • A good GRE score can open doors to top universities globally.
  • A GRE-based tuition reduction grant is available at various universities. You can even receive total funding for top programs with a good GRE score and relevant experience.
  • Visa Officers (VOs) also gives greater importance to high GRE scores when examining visa applications.

Which country needs GRE:

United States of America

  • Total marks: GRE is conducted for 340 marks
  • Test Fee: US$ 213 (for India)
  • Test Duration:3hrs 45 mins.
  • Test Validity: 5 years
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