GRE is available in both computer based and paper based formats. Dates for the computer based GRE are available all round the year in India. You can check the dates and venues for the test here: GRE Test Date & Center Availability in India
You can check dates and venues for the paper based version of the GRE here:
Candidates can take the GRE irrespective of their age or qualification. However, when GRE is taken with the purpose of applying to a Masters degree program, the eligibility criteria of the respective university will apply. We encourage candidates to check the eligibility criteria for every program they wish to apply to on the university website.
Based on the world-wide data from past 3 years, more than 5,50,000 students take the GRE every year. In 2017, around 75,000 Indian students appeared for the GRE. To know more about the number of test-takers from each country, refer to this PDF published by the ETS: Number of GRE test-takers – Country-wise list
More than 3,000 programs accept GRE scores world-wide.
More than 1200 B-schools world-wide accept the GRE for admissions into their MBA programs. Some of the top B-schools, such as Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Stanford, Wharton, Kellogg and Yale, accept GRE scores for their Management programs.
There is NO limit on the overall number of times a candidate can sit for the GRE. However, there MUST be a 21 day gap between any two consecutive tests. Also, a candidate can appear for the GRE maximum 5 times in one calendar year.
There is a misconception among so many students that GRE is a test of Mathematics & English. Well, if that would have been the case, then why would ETS name GRE test sections Quantitative Reasoning (QR) and Verbal Reasoning (VR)? Why go further to the extent of coining new names?
All questions that candidates find on QR sections are conceptually below class X. However, the level of logic and common sense tested on these questions is way higher. Similarly, VR section does not test your English grammar skills; it tests whether you can process mountains of drab English prose to find answers to the questions asked. It also tests critical thinking ability and sound understanding of academic vocabulary.
In short, if a student focuses on cramming grammar rules and tons of tricks and formulae, then the chances of him succeeding in the test are less. We, at Logic Academy, have understood the fundamental skills that the GRE tests and have guided thousands of students over the past 15 years to some of the best universities including Harvard and MIT.
Verbal Reasoning & Quantitative Reasoning scores reported on a 130–170 score scale, in 1-point increments. Analytical Writing score is reported on a 0–6 score scale, in half-point increments
The questions asked on the GRE are of Multiple Choice Question – Single Answer, Multiple Choice Question – Multiple Answers and Numeric Entry type.
In MCQ Multiple Answers format, a candidate has to select one or more options, whereas in Numeric Entry format, a candidate has to type the answer in the space provided.
The GRE registration fee varies slightly in different parts of the world. In India, the registration fee is $205.
Candidates must carry the hall ticket (which can be downloaded from candidate’s GRE account) or the printed confirmation e-mail received after registering for the GRE. Additionally, the candidate must also carry valid passport as an identity proof.
Refer to the official ETS website for the latest updates regarding GRE:
Refer to our GRE Programs page to know more about our awesome GRE prep programs: www.logicacademy.co.in/gre-coaching
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