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What is GRE Exam?
The GRE Graduate Record Examination General test is a computer adaptive entrance test, administered by the ETS. This exam is an essential admission requirement for graduate admissions to business or law schools. It is accepted by thousands of universities and colleges worldwide.
Types of Exam
- There are two types of GRE tests, the GRE General Test and the GRE Subject Test.
A candidate is evaluated on his analytical writing, quantitative ability, and verbal reasoning skills in GRE General Test whereas the GRE Subject Tests only extend to Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology.
|GRE General Test||Area of Difference||GRE Subject Test|
|The GRE General Test judge your verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills.||About the test||The GRE Subject Test measures your Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology.|
|The duration of the GRE General Test is 3 hours and 45 minutes.||Duration of the GRE Exam||The duration of the GRE Subject Test is 2 hours and 50 minutes.|
|In India is US$213 and the worldwide cost is US$205||Cost of the GRE Exam||The worldwide cost of GRE Subject Registration is US$150.|
|The GRE General Test is held online from a GRE test centre or GRE at Home facility. The GRE test is held multiple times a day and on most days of the month.||When is the GRE test held?||The GRE Subject Tests are offered at paper-delivered test centres worldwide, three times a year. In September, October, and April.|
GMAT aspirants can refer to the schedule given below and then, register online through the official GMAT website.
|GRE Exam||Crucial Dates|
|GRE 2022 Registration Dates||Open throughout the year. Keep checking the official website.|
|Date of GRE Examination||Candidates have the flexibility to choose the date during the registration|
|Place of GRE Examination||You can select any one out of the below:
|GRE Result Declaration||Within 20 days of taking the test|
|GRE Score Validity||Period of five years|
(Note: GRE experts suggest that the right time to appear for the GRE exam is 60 – 90 days before their first university application deadline. This way, the candidates would get enough time to re-appear for the GRE test if the need arises.)
Candidates can refer to the following table to get a better understanding of the GRE exam pattern 2022. Note: GRE Subject Test Score is calculated on a scale of 200 to 990 with an increment scale variation of 10 points.
|Section||Total Questions||Score Range||Duration|
|Verbal Reasoning||20+20= 40||130-170 (in 1-point increment)||60 minutes (30 minutes per section)|
|Quantitative Reasoning||20+20= 40||130-170 (in 1-point increment)||70 (35 minutes per section)|
|Analytical Reasoning||1+1= 2||0-6 (in 0.5 point increment)||30 minutes for each task|
|260-340||3 hours 10 minutes|
At a minimum, the candidate should possess a graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university and at maximum is no age limit set.
GRE Syllabus and Books 2022 link
Watch the admission interviews and know about the best GRE books for 2022, from already qualified aspirants.
How to Send GRE Score Report?
One important thing to know about your GRE fee is that it enables you to send your scores to up to four colleges or scholarship programmes.
What is the ScoreSelect Option?
Recently launched by ETS, the GRE ScoreSelect option allows students to select the best scores of all the GRE tests he has appeared for to be sent to their designated institutions.