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 # Priyansh 2018-09-04
Hello, I am from Kendrapara I have secured 8,000 rank in NEET, plz let me know whic college I can get
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0 # Shruti 2018-09-05
Hii, for finding MBBS college you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good MBBS college in Kendrapara.
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0 # Vivaan 2018-08-09
Hii, I am from Cooch Behar, 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 # Shruti 2018-08-10
No, for getting admission in IIMs for management course, you should have to clear entrance exam, but there are many other MBA colleges in Cooch Behar where without entrance you can take admission
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hii, I am from Dhar, please tell me the duration of B.Ed course
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
Hello, Good to see that you are from Dhar, the duration of B.Ed course is 2 years
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hello, I am from Asansol plz tell me admission to B. Ed to IGNOU is made through entrance test?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
hii, good to know that you are from Asansol, 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 # Tushar Older than three months
Hii, I am from Trichy, I want to do M.Ed, but I have not B.Ed, is it possible?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
No NCTE approved M.Ed colleges/universities in Trichy or any other place admit the students only after B.Ed
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Is there any age restriction applicable to apply to the B. Ed course, plz suggest good b.ed colleges in Central Delhi as well
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
Most NCTE recognized institutions from across the country require that applicants must have completed at least 18 years of age in the year of admission, some b.ed colleges in Central Delhi are International Women Polytechnic ; Department of Education Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University) ; AURA Institutions ; Selaqui Academy of Higher education
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0 # Vivaan Older than three months
Hii, I am looking for private engineering college in Toothukudi where I can get direct admission without any entrance test score, Please let me know about it.
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
There are many private engineering colleges in Toothukudi where you can get admission without entrance exam, find here the list Engineering in Toothukudi
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
I am from Kottayam, plz tell me the time duration of MBBS course in India
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
In India, the present duration of MBBS course is 5.5 years, The actual course period is 4.5 years and one year of rotating internship should be completed, you can find some good MBBS colleges in Kottayam-Government Medical College ; School of Medical Education - Kottayam
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello, I am from Koriya, want to get admission in BITS pilani, My rank in JEE is 40,000, please suggest me that i am eligible to get admission in BITS or not.
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Koriya.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hii, I am from Gulbarga, plz tell me Do all the IIMs provide a degree or Diploma?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Gulbarga, The IIMs provide a diploma certificate at the completion of the course.
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