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GRE Training

  • What is GRE?

    It is the most widely accepted graduate admissions test worldwide which measures Verbal, Mathematical and Analytical Writing skills. It is intended to help the graduate schools assess the potential of applicants for advanced study. Nearly 2300 universities in the US require GRE® scores from each applicant.

    Test-takers will get three separate scores, one for the Quantitative (the math), one for the Verbal, and one for the Analytic (the essays). Math and Verbal scores will range between 130 and 170 in one point increments. Analytic scores range between 0 and 6 in half point increments.

  • How is GRE scored?

    The Revised General Test is adaptive by section. Every test taker will see at least two math sections and two verbal sections. The difficulty level of the second section of each subject is determined by the test taker’s performance on the first section of each subject. If you get lots of questions right on the first section, you will get a harder second section, but access to higher scores. If you do poorly on the first section, you will get an easier second section and your scoring potential is capped at a lower range.Your GRE score remains valid for five years.

  • Who takes it?

    Prospective graduate and business school applicants from all around the world take the GRE revised General Test. Applicants come from varying educational and cultural backgrounds and the GRE revised General Test provides a common measure for comparing candidates’ qualifications.

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GRE FAQs

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Does admission to universities depend only on GRE scores?

It is one of the various criteria that the admission council looks at. However, a good GRE score does improve chances of admission and financial aid.

What is the cost/registration fee for GRE?

The registration fee for taking GRE is USD 185. After administering the test and before getting the final scores, the test takers are asked to submit the names of 4 universities that they would like to send their scores to. This facility is part of the fee that is charged for the test.

How do I register for the GRE?

You can register online or by phone or by mail. The detailed information about registering for the GRE can be found at www.gre.org.

How many times in a year is GRE exam held?

GRE is offered on all working days in India (ie, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday). The schedule can be obtained from Prometric in person, through phone, e-mail or online. www.gre.org

How many times can I take GRE?

GRE can be taken unlimited number of times with a gap of a minimum of 31 calendar days between 2 tests. (It is highly advisable not to appear for GRE too many times as it may affect the applicant’s candidature). However, one can give the test only 5 times in a calendar year.

What is the validity of the GRE exam?

Your GRE score will be valid for 5 years after from the date the test was taken.

What is the scoring pattern?

Scoring is between 260 (Minimum) and 340 (Maximum) with 1-point increment. Three scores are reported on the General Test:
Verbal Reasoning score reported on a 130-170 score scale, in 1-point increments
Quantitative Reasoning score reported on a 130-170 score scale, in 1-point increments
Analytical Writing score reported on a 0-6 score scale, in half-point increments

How soon do I get my score?

You will see your score for the math’s and verbal section the moment you finish the exam but official scores (with scores for AWA) will take about 7-10 days to reach you.

What happens if I want to cancel the GRE test score?

After taking the exam you are given the choice of cancelling your score without seeing it. If you choose to do so the score is lost forever but it gets reported on all subsequent score charts that you had cancelled an exam.

How do I pass on my score to the colleges where I want to apply to?

The universities only accept official scores sent directly by ETS. Scores to four colleges can be sent free of cost while taking the exam. Subsequently, for each score report sent to a college, you would have to pay $25.

If I take GRE more than once, which score will be considered?

Almost all the universities take the best score.

Do I need to have the GRE score at the time of applying to universities?

Yes, you need to have the GRE score with you at the time of applying. You need not have the AWA score.