GRE

GRE Exam

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardized test that is required to be taken by students seeking admission in graduate schools. The exam has been developed to evaluate the verbal, analytical and mathematical skills of the candidates. GRE is a computer-based test and has a user-friendly design. Individuals applying to graduate schools in order to pursue a Masters in Science (MS) or MBA are required to take the exam.

GRE also has subject tests, apart from the basic GRE exam. These subject tests help to make your application stand out from the rest by highlighting your subject-knowledge and skill-level of a particular subject. Each subject test is intended for those students who have a bachelors degree in the particular disciplines. The subject tests being offered currently are Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Literature, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology.

GRE Exam Fee

The application fee for GRE General Test is $205 worldwide, which would roughly translate to Rs. 13,500 to Rs. 14,500 approximately.

GRE Subject Test costs $150 worldwide, which would cost Indian students Rs. 10,000 to 11,000 approximately.

GRE Pattern

GRE exam pattern is contain- main three sections Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning. The Analytical Writing section will always be the first, whereas, the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and other sections may appear in any order. The writing section divides in two tasks and you have 30 minutes to complete each task, making the total time for this section to be one hour. Verbal section should be completed within one hour as well as both the two sections require 30 minutes each. Last same goes for quantitative section, where you get 35 minutes for the two sections. Here we cover the GRE General test pattern.

Here is the GRE paper pattern –

Section

No. of Questions

Duration

Analytical Writing
(One section with two different timed tasks)
One “Analyze an Issue” task and one “Analyze an Argument” task 30 minutes per task
Verbal Reasoning
(Two sections)
20 questions per section 30 minutes per section
Quantitative Reasoning
(Two sections)
20 questions per section 35 minutes per section
What's a Good Score

What’s a Good Score

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