All About GRE

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The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a standard test for admission into various categories at various graduate and business schools across the globe. It was established in 1936 by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
The GRE covers verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of learning. The content of the GRE consists of certain specific algebra, geometry, arithmetic, and vocabulary etc.
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Few Facts About GRE Exam:
Name of ExamGraduate Record Examination (GRE)
Conducting AuthorityEducational Testing Service (ETS) – (US Based Organisation)
Modes of ExamTwo Modes available:
  • Computer Based
  • Pen-Paper Based
Test Duration3 Hours 45 Minutes
Date of ExamNo specific test dates
Frequency of ExamAspirants can take the GRE 2018 once every 21 days, up to 5 times within a 12-month period
ScopeGenerally for Masters degree worldwide or MBA or a Ph.D degree
Sections covered in GRE3 Major Sections:
  • Analytical Writing
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
GRE Scores
  • Verbal & Quantitative Reasoning: 130 – 170 (per section)
  •  Analytical writing: 0-6
GRE eligibility criteriaNo specific eligibility criteria provided by ETS to pursue postgraduate programmes
 No. of centres worldwideOver 1000 test centres (prometric test centres) in more than 160 countries