Get to Know the Important Details of GRE Exam

Get to Know the Important Details of GRE Exam

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GRE (Graduate Record Examination) test is the most commonly required admission test for graduation school. GRE exam is a broad assessment to check whether the graduate schools got the right stuff for their programme or not. It is a standardised test which provides a way to aspiring students that they can study in any business school across the globe. It is conducted by Educational Trust Service (ETS), a US based organisation. Those students who want to pursue any Masters in US, UK, Singapore, Australia, Canada and Europe can apply for this exam ex- MBA, MA, MS.

The GRE general test helps you do your best on the day of the test. In this test, you can decide which score can send to schools. If you feel you didn’t do your best on test day, that’s okay. You can repeat the test and then send only the scores you want schools to see. It’s all part of the Score select option, only available with GRE exam.

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Those students who want to pursue any Masters in US, UK, Singapore, Australia, Canada and Europe can apply for this exam ex- MBA, MA, MS.

The GRE general test helps you do your best on the day of the test. In this test, you can decide which score can send to schools. If you feel you didn’t do your best on test day, that’s okay. You can repeat the test and then send only the scores you want schools to see. It’s all part of the Score select option, only available with GRE exam. The GRE test is available at more than 1000 test centres in more than 160 countries. There are two types of test:

  • Computer based test
  • Paper-based test

Computer based test is taken three times per month and the places where the computer is not available; paper based test is taken. Paper based test is taken three times in a year in October, November and February. The maximum attempts for this test are five.

Colleges which Accept the GRE Test :

USA

  • Samford University
  • Troy University
  • Alaska Pacific University
  • Bard College
  • Columbia university

 Singapore

  • INSEAD
  • National University of Singapore
  • Singapore Management University

 Australia

  • Deakin University

 Canada

  • Brock University
  • Carleton University
  • Concordia University

 Official website for GRE:

Website: http://www.ets.org/gre

GRE Exam Pattern:

The GRE test is of two types and for both GRE exam pattern is different.

Computer based test

Measure

Number of questions

Allotted time

Analytical Writing (one section with two task)

First task is analysed a situation and second is to analyse an argument.

30 minutes per task

Verbal Reasoning (Two task)

20 question per section

30 minutes per section

Quantitative Reasoning (Two reasons)

20 question per section

35 minutes per section

Unscored

Varies

Varies

Research

Varies

Varies

Syllabus of GRE:

The GRE test is available in two formats GRE general test and GRE subject test. The candidates can take the help of GRE sample test and GRE books.The GRE general test has three sections:

  • Verbal reasoning – first section, candidates have to study and draw assumptions, understand and add value to incomplete data, detect the observation of the author, detect and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant points, understand and summarise the structure of the text, understand the relationship among words and among concepts.
  • Quantitative reasoning – second section, candidates are being asked to understand and analyse quantitative information and interpret it correctly, solve problems through mathematical tools and apply mathematical skills and concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data interpretation.
  • Analytical writing – the third  section, candidates are being asked to communicate complex ideas, support ideas with relevant reasons and examples, examine claims and accompanying evidence, sustain a well-focused and coherent discussion.

The GRE subjective has seven sections:

  • Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology

Scores for GRE:

The GRE general test is scored on a scale of 130-170, and the GRE subject test is scored on a scale of 200-900.

The GRE general test scoring:

Section

Score Scale

Verbal reasoning

130-170, in one point increments

Quantitative reasoning

130-170, in one point increments

Analytical writing

0-6, in half-point increments

GRE test scores are valid for five years after the testing year in which you tested.

There are four ways to apply for GRE:

For applying GRE students first, create their “My GRE account”.Here the students can apply for the exam and check their scores also.

  • Phone
  • Online
  • Fax
  • Mail

Answer key can be check on the official website of GRE.

Result and Counselling:

Candidates received their result through an email notification which was sent by ETS. The results are available in the GRE account of the aspiring students. The official results are available within 10 to 15 days of the GRE test.

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0 # Himmat 2019-05-15
Hii, I am from Ernakulam let me know, What is the need of NEET Phase II?
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0 # Mukesh 2019-05-16
If a phase I test taker of Ernakulam oe other places is not satisfied his/her performance in the test or if a candidate has missed out to apply for NEET, he/she can apply for phase 2 exam, It is a second chance provided to aspiring candidates.
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0 # Aayush 2019-05-14
Hii, I am from Kaushambi, I would like to do B.Ed from distance, Is there any university that offers B. Ed through distance mode
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0 # Pallavi 2019-05-15
Yes, many universities from across the country including Kaushambi offer this course through distance mode and the prestigious of them is IGNOU, Annamalai University to name a few.
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0 # Jayesh 2019-04-23
Hello, I am from Palakkad plz tell me admission to B. Ed to IGNOU is made through entrance test?
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0 # Shruti 2019-04-24
hii, good to know that you are from Palakkad, Yes, Admission to B. Ed in IGNOU is made through B. Ed Entrance Test, which is generally conducted during the month of October/September each year.
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0 # Harikiran 2019-03-05
Hii, I am looking for private engineering college in Kolhapuri where I can get direct admission without any entrance test score, Please let me know about it.
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0 # Shruti 2019-03-06
There are many private engineering colleges in Kolhapuri where you can get admission without entrance exam, find here the list Engineering in Kolhapuri
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, I am from Kawar, plz tell me Is there any provision that one can pursue any other management degree or diploma in IIMs without appearing for any entrance test ?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
No, for getting admission in IIMs for management course, you should have to clear entrance exam, but there are many other MBA colleges in Kawar where without entrance you can take admission
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello, I have done my B.tech from Faizabad with Electrical stream, now i want to do M.tech, Please suggest how I can get good college for M.tech
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
It's good that you are looking forward for M.tech from Faizabad, for getting good college you should have to give GATE exam, which is entrance exam for M.Tech
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hii, I am from Rupnagar, plz tell me Do all the IIMs provide a degree or Diploma?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Rupnagar, The IIMs provide a diploma certificate at the completion of the course.
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello, I have done B.Sc Honors in Mathematice, am I eligible for MBA, if yes plz suggest MBA colleges in Kanchipuram
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Yes, you are eligible for MBA, any graduate can do MBA if one have maths in 12th, find the list of MBA colleges in Kanchipuram here- MBA in Kanchipuram
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hii, I am from Jehanabad, I want to do M.Ed, but I have not B.Ed, is it possible?
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
No NCTE approved M.Ed colleges/universities in Jehanabad or any other place admit the students only after B.Ed
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
I am from Fatehabad, I am looking forward to make career in engineering, Please tell me about the eligibility criteria for best engineering colleges.
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
hello, if you want to take admission in best engineering college in Fatehabad, you should clear JEE Main exam, or I fyou want to get admission in IITs you should clear JEE Advanced and for admission you should have Physics, chemistry and maths in your 12th or equivalent
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