The Graduate Record Examination GRE® General Test is the most widely accepted graduate admissions test worldwide. The test measures students on verbal, quantitative and analytical writing skills. Data shows that scores on the GRE General Test accurately predicts graduate school students' grades and performance.
Who Takes ItProspective applicants from around the world who are interested in pursuing a master's, specialized master's in business, MBA, JD or doctoral degree take the GRE General Test. GRE scores are used by admissions or fellowship panels to supplement your undergraduate records, recommendation letters and other qualifications for graduate-level study. They provide schools with a common measure for comparison.
The GRE® General Test is a computer-delivered test that features question types that closely reflect the kind of thinking you’ll do - and the skills you need to succeed - in today's demanding graduate school programs, including business and law. The test-taker friendly design lets you skip questions within a section, go back and change answers and have the flexibility to choose which questions within a section you want to answer first. The GRE General Test measures your verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills — skills that have been developed over a long period of time and are not related to a specific field of study but are important for all.
You can take the GRE General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days). This applies even if you canceled your scores on a test taken previously.
Test at Home
The GRE General Test at home is available around the clock, seven days a week, with appointments available as early as 24 hours after you register.
Test at a Test Center
The GRE General Test is offered year-round at Prometric® test centers, and on specific dates at additional testing locations outside of the Prometric test center network.
US$ 213 (Includes fee for reporting scores to 4 universities)
|Verbal Reasoning||130 – 170, in 1 point increments|
|Quantitative Reasoning||130 – 170, in 1 point increments|
|Analytical Writing||0 – 6, in half point increments|
The GRE score is valid for 5 years; however most of the universities insist on a GRE score not more than 2-3 years old.For the FAQs on GRE® General Test, click here