GRE Test 2020: Exam Dates, Fee, Syllabus, Pattern, and Result

    Shishant Kumar Shishant Kumar
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    GRE is one of the most popular exams for graduate applicants seeking a masters or doctoral degree such as an MS, MBA, JD, or Ph.D. The GRE test is organized by Educational Testing Services across thousands of centres in 160 countries. GRE scores are accepted by more than 1200 business and other graduate schools in 94 countries including the US.

    • There are two modes for GRE General Test: Computer-based and Paper-based
    • GRE scores are used by thousands of business schools to assess a candidate's ability
    • Students take the GRE for being accepted in masters, doctoral, business graduate, law, and fellowship programs
    • GRE Subject Tests are held on paper thrice in a year and assess a candidate’s ability in a specific field
    • GRE’s exam pattern ensures fairness and overall assessment of candidates to efficiently pursue a graduate program
    • Scores of GRE exam are valid for 5 years
    • GRE Subject test is available in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Literature in English, Psychology and Physics.
    • The test was taken by more than 600,000 candidates from all over the world in 2017. Check GRE Application Process

    Types of GRE

    There are two types of GRE tests- General GRE and GRE Subject Test

    GRE General

    The GRE General Test assesses candidates in three areas - Analytical Writing(scored 0-6), Verbal Reasoning(scored 130-170), and Quantitative Reasoning(scored 130-170). Types of questions that appear on the GRE General Test are closely related to the thought process required to pursue graduate and professional schools (including business and law). Irrespective of the educational background, graduate applicants from around the globe take the GRE General test.

    Total time for the computer-based GRE General Test is 3 hours and 45 minutes. Its computer-based test is held throughout the year, whereas the paper-based test is organized twice annually.

    GRE Subject

    GRE Subject tests are used to assess candidates’ knowledge in a particular field of study. Graduate applicants with a bachelor’s degree in one of the following subjects can take the GRE Subject Test:

    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • English Literature
    • Psychology
    • Biology

    GRE Subject tests are paper based and held thrice in a year in the months of September, October, and April. GRE subject tests are scored on a scale of 200-990 with 10-point increments. Total time for the test is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

    GRE Highlights

    GRE Highlights

    Full FormGraduate Records Examination
    Organizing BodyEducational Testing Services (ETS)
    Mode of ExamComputer-based & 
    Official Websitehttps://www.ets.org/gre
    Programs Accepting GREGraduate (MS/Ph.D), MBA, Juris Doctor (JD)
    No. of Countries Accepting GRE94
    GRE General Test Score RangeVerbal Reasoning: 130-170 Quantitative Reasoning: 130-170 Analytical Writing: 0-6
    Exam Registration Fee205 USD- 230 USD
    Contact Info+91-1244517127 or 000-800-100-4072 Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. IST Email: GRESupport4India@ets.org
    Why take the GRE?

    Why take the GRE?

    Since GRE is the world’s most widely used test for graduate school and professional school admissions, why one should take the test is clear- to prove their ability and better their chances of getting admission to their desired programs and universities.

    Check List of Colleges & Universities accepting GRE Score

    Submitting GRE scores is also a requisite while applying for various graduate fellowships. Hence, taking the GRE not only increases your chances of getting admission, but also pursuing higher education at a cheaper price.

    Some other advantages of taking the GRE are:

    • GRE provides graduate schools and faculties a common measure for comparing candidates’ from different academic backgrounds
    • With the GRE, candidates can decide which scores to share with prospective schools
    • GRE is the only test of its kind with features that allow skipping questions, going back and changing answers, and the flexibility to answer questions in any order

    GRE for Business School

    • GRE Score is accepted by thousands of business schools across the world, including ivy leagues like Harvard Business School, Stanford University, HEC Paris, London Business School, and Oxford University
    • GRE General Test assesses candidates on parameters learned over time, therefore, it is easier to score high on GRE than on GMAT.
    • GRE costs less than GMAT or any other international management entrance test that measure candidates on the same skills.

    GRE for Law School

    • Practicing law in the current times is one of the most lucrative career options for candidates. GRE General Test is used for admission into numerous Law Schools for the JD Program.
    • Juris Doctor (JD) is an entry professional degree in law. It is basically a postgraduate course and can be used to practice law in the US, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

    Check List of Law Schools accepting GRE for JD Program

    Who Can take the GRE?

    Who Can take the GRE?

    The GRE test does not have a rigid eligibility criterion. People of any age can take the GRE irrespective of their educational qualification provided they have a valid Passport.

    GRE 2020- Eligibility

    • Candidates appearing for GRE subject tests should have an undergraduate degree in the subject they are appearing for
    • There is no age limit for candidates taking the GRE
    • Students need to pay a registration fee of 205 USD for the GRE general test
    • The registration fee for GRE subject tests is 150 USD

    Download GRE Official Brochure 2019-20

    GRE Exam takers

    The following graph represents the number of GRE General Test takers in different regions of the world (Excluding United States) from 2013-14 to 2017-18:

    GRE Exam Takers

    How to Register for GRE?

    How to Register for GRE?

    Candidates can register for  GRE General Test either online on the official website ets.org/gre or via phone. They can also request a GRE General Test Authorization Voucher by Mail.

    • The registration must be done at least 2 business days before the preferred test date.
    • GRE General Test consists of questions on Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. GRE Subject Test aims at analysing candidate’s knowledge in a particular field of Study. 
    • GRE Registration fee ranges between the US $ 205 – $ 230 depending upon the region a candidate is registering from.

    GRE Online Application

    Step1: Create an ETS Account

    ETS Account Registration

    1. Visit the official website ets.org/gre.
    2. Click on “Register Now.” You will be redirected to a webpage to create an ETS Account.
    3. Click on “Create or Login to your ETS Account Now”.
    4. Click on “Create an Account”.
    5. Fill in the Information asked. The name you submit in the ETS Account must same as that on your passport.
    6. Select a username a password of your choice. Choose a security question and enter an answer that you can easily remember.
    7. Review the information you have provided. If you need to make any corrections, Click on “Back” and make the edits.
    8. If no edits are required, Click on “Submit”.

    Step 2: Register for GRE

    GRE Registration

    1. Login using username and password.
    2. Click on “Register/Find Test Centers, Dates”.
    3. Select a Test from the list of seven given GRE Tests. 
    4. Enter the location to find your nearest test center.
    5. Select the month in which you wish to take the test.
    6. Choose your preferred date and test center from the available choices.

    GRE Registration

    1. Click on “Show Test Times”. Select the preferred slot as well as a mode of test.
    2. Click on “Register”.
    3. Review your personal information. Click on Edit, if you need to make any changes, else click on “Next”.
    4. Provide Background Information like citizenship, educational status, the reason for taking GRE, etc. Click on “Next”.
    5. Add any preparation material from the given list, if you want. Click on “Next”. You will be redirected to a checkout cart.

    GRE Application fee

    1. Click on “Proceed to Checkout”.
    2. If you have any voucher code, enter it in the box given. Click on “Pay Now” to pay the application fee.

    GRE Phone Registration

    1. For registration in U.S., Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico or Canada, call the test center directly or Prometric Services at 1-443-751-4820 or 1-800-473-2255.
    2. For registration outside the U.S. Visit the official website ets.org/gre.
    3. Type RRC in the search box on the top right corner of the webpage.
    4. Click on “Register to Test Outside the United States”.
    5. Click on the link of Regional Registration Center (RRC). Call the appropriate RRC depending upon the region to book the test.
    6. A confirmation number, reporting time and test center address will be provided during the call.

    Check Find your Regional Registration Center

    Requesting a GRE Authorization Voucher by Mail

    1. Download, print and fill the Computer-delivered GRE General Test Authorization Voucher Request Form.
    2. Mail the completed form with a paper check or money order of application fee to the address mentioned on the form.
    3. The mail delivery and processing may take up to three weeks. A confirmation email from ETS after the registration has been processed.
    4. GRE Test appointment using the voucher must be made before the expiration date on the authorization voucher.
    5. It is strongly advised not to send the application fee in cash with the form. No action will be taken by the authorities in case of loss of cash.
    6. Use the voucher to get an appointment for the test online or by calling the RRC.

    Registration by Mail

    1. GRE Registration by Mail is only available for Paper-delivered test for both GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test.
    2. Download and Complete the Registration form and mail it to the address mentioned on the form along with the payment through money order or certified checks or voucher numbers.
    3. The form must be received at ETS before the deadline of Registration.
    4. It will take up to four weeks for the processing of registration.
    5. A confirmation email will be sent to you confirming the test choice, test date, test center, and score recipients.

    GRE Dates for Paper Delivered Testing for General Test are:

    Test DateRegular DeadlineLate DeadlineOnline Score Availability
    November 9, 2020*September 27, 2020October 4, 2020December 9, 2020
    February 1, 2020December 20, 2019December 27, 2020March 2, 2020

    GRE Dates for Paper Delivered Testing for Subject Test are:

    Test DateRegular DeadlineLate DeadlineOnline Score Availability
    April 4, 2020February 21, 2020February 28, 2020May 4, 2020
    September 14, 2020*August 2, 2020August 9, 2020October 14, 2020
    October 26, 2020*September 13, 2020September 20, 2020November 25, 2020

    *Note: Dates mentioned above are tentative and based on the GRE 2019-2020 calendar.

    Payment of GRE Registration Fee

    Payment of GRE Exam fee

    Online Mode

    • GRE Application fee can be paid online using a Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, Discover, China UnionPay, Diners Club, or JCB Credit Card/Debit Card.
    • The application fee can also be transferred directly from the bank account, provided it is a US bank. 
    • Payment can also be made through e-check draw against U.S. Bank accounts only.
    • It can also be paid using PayPal if you have a PayPal account.
    • If you are taking the test in Nigeria, only Visa, PayPal or Voucher Numbers are accepted.

    Offline Mode

    • Only money orders or paper checks sent to ETS with the registration form is acceptable.
    • Cash payment of application fees is not allowed.

    Rescheduling and Cancelling GRE Test Registration

    • Candidates have the option to reschedule or cancel the test date they have chosen for GRE.
    • They have to pay an additional cancellation or reschedule fee, as applicable.
    • Rescheduling or cancellation must be done at least four days prior to the test date(10 days if the applicant is from Mainland of China).
    • Testing fees and registrations cannot be exchanged between the GREGeneral Test and GRESubject Tests.
    • Full Test Fee would be forfeited if the candidates do not follow the proper guidelines.

    Rescheduling & Cancelling GRE General Test Computer-delivered Test  

    • No appointments can be rescheduled beyond 1 year of the originally scheduled appointment.
    • Candidates must provide their appointment confirmation number and the full name used for GRE Registration to reschedule their appointment.
    • Candidates can reschedule and/or the test date online through the ETS Account or by contacting the appropriate RRC over phone
    • For the United States, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada: Reschedule the Test Registration online using ETS Account or by calling Prometric Services at 1-443-751-4820 or 1-800-473-2255. Provide appointment confirmation number and the full name you used to make the appointment.
    • In Mainland China, candidates are required to log into theirNEEA Accountfor rescheduling their appointment.
    • In Hong Kong, Taiwan or Korea,rescheduling test registrationcan be done online as well as by contacting the GRE services.

    Rescheduling & Cancelling GRE General & Subject Paper-delivered Test

    • Candidates are allowed to reschedule and/or cancel the test within the same testing year only (July 1 – July 30).
    • Testing fees and registrations cannot be exchanged between the GREGeneral Test and GRESubject Tests.
    • Candidates can reschedule and/or cancel test registration in one of two ways: online through your ETS Account or by calling, faxing or writing GREServices

    NOTE: Candidates can also request a change of test center following the process mentioned above. The choice of test center will only be accepted if there is any seat available at the chosen center. Alternatively, a candidate can report to the preferred test center on the test day with the confirmation email. If the center can accommodate the candidate and the test is available, there will be no additional charges.
    GRE Fees

    GRE Fees

    GRE Fee for registration and other services is to be paid in U.S Dollars. If the same is not available, the charges can be paid in the local currency of equivalent value. The fee for registration and other charges are as follows:

    GRE General Test Fee and other Charges

    The table enlists GRE General Test registration fee and charges for other services like rescheduling the test, changing the test centers, etc.:

    Standard Test Administration
    Australia$230
    China$220.70
    Nigeria$220
    All other areas of the world$205
    Special Handling Requests
    Late registration fee (paper-delivered test online registration only)$25
    Standby testing (paper-delivered test only)$50
    Rescheduling fee — China$53.90
    Rescheduling fee — All other areas of the world$50
    Changing the test center$50
    Scoring Services
    Additional Score Reports (ASR) — per recipient$27
    Question-and-Answer review service — Verbal Reasoning & Quantitative Reasoning sections only (New York State residents only)$50
    Score Review for Analytical Writing measure$60
    Score Review for Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures (Paper-delivered tests only)$50
    Score Reinstatement Fee$50

    GRE Subject Test Fee and other charges

    The table enlists GRE Subject Test registration fee and charges for other services like rescheduling the test, changing the test centers etc.:

    Standard Test Administration
    Subject Tests – Worldwide$150
    Special Handling Requests
    Late registration fee(online registration only)$25
    Standby testing$50
    Rescheduling Fee$50
    Changing the test center$50
    Changing Subject Test$50
    Scoring Services
    Additional Score Report (ASR) requests – per recipient$27
    Score Review$50
    Score reinstatement fee$50
    GRE Test Pattern

    GRE Test Pattern

    The exam pattern of the two types of GRE – GRE General Test and GRE Subject Tests is different. GRE General Test assesses skills acquired through everyday learning overtime. GRE Subject Tests measures knowledge in a particular field of study.

    GRE General Test

    Computer-delivered Test Pattern

    • The test is divided into six sections with a 10 minutes break after the third section.
    • The entire duration of the test is 3 hours and 45 minutes.
    • Verbal Reasoning assesses reading comprehension, critical reasoning, and vocabulary usage in two sections.
    • Quantitative Reasoning assesses basic high school level mathematical knowledge and reasoning skills in two sections.
    • Analytical Writing consists of two tasks each of essay writing. Given below is structure followed by the GRE General Test:
    MeasureNumber of QuestionsAllotted Time
    Analytical Writing (One section with two separately timed tasks)One "Analyze an Issue" task and one "Analyze an Argument" task30 minutes per task
    Verbal Reasoning (Two sections)20 questions per section30 minutes per section
    Quantitative Reasoning (Two sections)20 questions per section35 minutes per section
    Unidentified Unscored SectionVariesVaries
    Identified Research SectionVariesVaries
    1. Unidentified unscored section: This section is not counted in the GRE final score. The purpose of this section is to test questions prepared for future GRE General Test. There is no way of identifying which section this is, so skipping this section is not an option for the candidates.
    2. Identified Research Section: It not included in the GRE final score. The section might be included in place of the unscored section. Research section would appear at the end of the test. The questions in this section are included for ETS Research Purposes.

    Paper delivered Test Pattern

    • The paper is divided into six sections – two sections each of Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning.
    • The duration of the test is 3 hours 30 minutes with a 10 minutes break after the second section.
    • Candidates can attempt the VR and QR sections in any order they wish while taking GRE paper delivered test.
    • Analytical writing sections will be first in the sequence of sections while the order of remaining sections is not fixed.
    MeasureNumber of QuestionsAllotted Time
    Analytical Writing (Two sections)Section 1: "Analyze an Issue" task30 minutes per section
    Section 2: "Analyze an Argument" task
    Verbal Reasoning (Two sections)25 questions per section35 minutes per section
    Quantitative Reasoning (Two sections)25 questions per section40 minutes per section

    GRE Subject Test

    • The duration of each subject test is 2 hours and 50 minutes.
    • There are 6 different subject tests – Biology, Chemistry, Literature in English, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology.
    • Biology test consists of 190 five-choice questions from three major areas: cellular and molecular biology, organismal biology, and ecology and evolution.
    • Chemistry test consists of approximately 130 multiple choice questions from the four fields into which chemistry has been traditionally divided and some interrelationships among the fields.
    • Literature in English comprises of approximately 230 questions on poetry, drama, biography, the essay, the short story, the novel, criticism, literary theory and the history of English language.
    • Mathematics test is made up of 66 multiple choice questions from courses of undergraduate level.
    • Physics test has 100 five-choice questions aimed at assessing a candidate’s clarity of fundamental principles of physics and their ability to apply such principles.
    • Psychology consists of 205 multiple type questions from the core of knowledge of the courses offered at the undergraduate level in the field of psychology

    Click Here for Detailed Information on GRE Test Pattern

    Computerized Adaptive Testing in GRE

    Computer-delivered GRE is the standard form of testing, the paper-delivered test is very rare and is conducted only in the regions where CBT mode is not possible. GRE is a computer adaptive test, which means that it is a form of computer-based test which adapts to examinee’s ability. This works in the following way:

    • There will be two math sections and two verbal sections.
    • The difficulty  (easy, medium, difficult) evel of the second section for both verbal and math shall be based on candidate’s performance in the first section.
    • If you get most questions right in the first section, you will get a difficult second section and your score range would go high.
    • If you get most questions wrong in the first section, you will get an easier second section and your score range would go low.
    GRE Result

    GRE Result

    • ETS sends an email notifying the test takers when the result is released.
    • Candidates can check the GRE scores by login into their ETS accounts.
    • A copy of GRE Scorecard is sent to candidates within 10-15 days after the day of the test in case of computer-delivered test. The same for paper delivered test may take up to 5 weeks
    • Additional GRE Score Reports can be requested by candidates online, via mail or fax by paying an additional charge of $27. The same is sent to candidates with 5-10 business days.
    • Candidates can also request for a score review if they are not satisfied by the percentile scored by them. They need to pay an additional charge of $50 for the purpose.
    • The steps to check the GRE Score are given below:

    GRE Sample Score Card

    1. Visit the official website ets.org/gre
    2. Click on “ETS Account” on the right-hand corner of the webpage.
    3. Login using username and password
    4. Click ”View Scores and Score Recipients” under the title Scores.
    5. Your Score Card will be displayed on the screen.

    GRE Scoring System

    GRE Scoring System

    • GRE General Test:
      • The Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections are scored on a range of 130-170, in 1 point increments.
      • Analytical Reasoning is scored in a range of  0–6, in half-point increments.
      • If a candidate does not answer any questions of any/all measures, then a No Score (NS) is stated for that measure.

    The average general test scores based on all test takers who tested between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2018 are tabulated below:

    GRE General Average Score
    • GRE Subject Test:
      • All the subject tests are scored on a range of 200-990 with 10 point increments.
      • The Biology and Psychology Tests also have subscore range on a 20–99 score scale, in one-point increments

    The average subject test scores based on all test takers who tested between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2018 are tabulated below:

     Subject Test Number of Test Takers Average Score
    Biology 3,560 670
    Chemistry 9,158 690
    Literature in English 3,763 543
     Mathematics 15,305 661
    Physics  20,700 712
    Psychology 12,668 618

    Scaled score percentiles for GRE General Test

    The table below represents score v/s percentile for Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures of GRE General Test:

    GRE Verbal & Quantitative score in Percentile

    Scaled score v/s writing percentage for the Analytical Writing measure of GRE General Test: 

    GRE Analytical Score

    Scoreselect Option in GRE

    Scoreselect option in GRE helps you to send the particular test scores to schools which you want them to see. This option is available in both – General and Subject tests.

    Once you are done with the test and received your scores, you can either choose to not send your scores of that test or you can choose from any of the following options for each of your free score reports:

    • Most Recent: Send your scores from your current test.
    • All : Send your scores from all GREGeneral Test administrations in the last five years.

    After the test day, you need to pay a fee to send your scores and you can choose from the following options:

    • Most Recent: Send your scores from your most recent test.
    • All: Send your scores from all test administrations in the last five years.
    • Any: Send your scores from one or as many test administrations as you like from the last five years.

    Regardless of the option you pick, the schools you choose will only see the scores that you selected. There will be no additional information if you have taken multiple attempts at GRE. 

    Note: There might be a requirment to report your scores more than once for some programs. Therefore, candidates must check the score requirements of the program they are applying to.

    Assistance for GRE Candidates with Disabilities/Health Issues

    • Candidates with special needs due to physical disabilities or health-related issues can avail facilities offered by ETS while taking the GRE Test. 
    • The request for such accommodations can be made in the following ways:
      • Online using the ETS Account
      • Via Email at disability.reg@ets.org
      • Via Mail by sending a request form at the following address: ETS Disability Services, P.O. Box 6054, Princeton, NJ 08541-6054 USA. 
      • Via Courier Service to the following address: ETS Disability Services, 225 Phillips Boulevard, Ewing, NJ 08628-1426 USA
    • ETS also provides special preparation material for candidates with disabilities and health-related needs. Check Here 
    • List of facilities provided for GRE Test Taker with Disabilities or Health-related Needs are as follows:

    Check GRE Registration Form for Test Takers with Disabilities or Health-related Needs

    Extended Testing Time: All tests are timed.

    • 50 percent (time and one-half)
    • 100 percent (double time; documentation required)

    Extra Breaks: Breaks are not included in testing time (can be used for medication, snacks, trips to the restroom, etc.).

    Accommodations for the Computer-delivered GRE General Test Only

    • Ergonomic keyboard
    • IntelliKeys keyboard
    • JAWS with or without a refreshable braille device
    • Keyboard with touchpad
    • Screen magnification
    • Selectable background and foreground colors
    • Trackball

    Assistance

    • Reader
    • Scribe

    Assistance for Spoken Directions Only

    • Oral interpreter for applicants who are deaf or hard-of-hearing
    • Sign language interpreter for applicants who are deaf or hard-of-hearing
    • A printed copy of spoken directions (for paper-delivered tests only)

    Assistance for Note Taking

    • Braille slate and stylus for applicants who are blind or have low vision
    • Perkins brailler for applicants who are blind or have low vision

    Alternate Test Formats

    • Braille for applicants who are blind or have low vision
    • Large-print test book
    • Recorded audio
    • Recorded audio with tactile figure supplement for applicants who are blind or have low vision
    • Recorded audio with large-print figure supplement for applicants who are blind or have low vision
    • Computer-voiced with tactile figure supplement for applicants who are blind or have low vision (GREGeneral Test in the U.S. only)
    • Computer-voiced with large-print figure supplement for applicants who are blind or have low vision (GRE General Test in the U.S. only)

    Contact Information for Test Takers in India

    Email: GRESupport4India@ets.org

    Phone: 91-1244517127 or 000-800-100-4072 (toll free for test takers in India)

    Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. IST (except for local holidays)

    GRE FAQs

    Ques. What is the paper pattern for Quantitative Reasoning section of GRE General Test?

    Ans. Exam Pattern for Quantitative Reasoning section of GRE is as follows:

    • Number and duration of sections: Two sections of 35 minutes each.
    • Number of Questions: 20 questions in each section.
    • Question Type: Quantitative Comparison, Multiple choice, Numeric Entry
    • Score Scale:130–170, reported in one-point increments 

    Ques. What is the scoreselect option for GRE General test?

    Ans. With the help of scoreselect you can retake the test and send only the scores you want your schools to see. It works in the following way:

    Decide on Test Day: When you get your score at the test day, you can choose not to send your score at this time or you can use any of the following options:

    • Most Recent option: Send your scores from your current test date.
    • All option: Send your scores from all test dates in the last five years. 

    Decide After Test Day: At any time, you can send additional score reports for a fee and select from the following available options:

    • Most Recent option: Send your scores from your most recent test date.
    • All option: Send your scores from all test dates in the last five years.
    • Any option: Send your scores from one or as many test dates as you like from the last five years.

    The schools you designate will only see the scores you selected to send them. There will be no special indication if you have taken additional GRE tests. 

    Ques. What should be the gap between two GRE attempts?

    Ans. You can take the computer-delivered 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.

    Ques. What is the validity period of GRE score?

    Ans. The validity period of a GRE score is 5 years.

    Ques. How are GRE subject tests scored?

    Ans. First raw score is calculated on the basis of your correct answers. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers. Raw score is further converted into a scaled score through the process of Equating. Equating balances the minor variations in difficulty level among different test editions. 

    Ques. In what all subjects is GRE subject test available?

    Ans. GRE Subject test is available in the following subjects:

    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Literature in English
    • Psychology
    • Physics

    Ques. Can I use a calculator in GRE General Test?

    Ans. An on screen calculator shall be present during the Quantitative reasoning section of GRE General computer delivered test. For paper delivered format, a calculator shall be provided at the test center.

    Ques. When can I take GRE general test in paper delivered format?

    Ans. In areas of the world where the computer-delivered test is not available, the test is available in a paper-delivered format up to three times a year in October, November and February.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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      Shruti Zarekar

      Hey, I'm currently pursuing BE(Computer) Final Year. For aspiring MS(Computer Science) in universities of USA, is GRE general test enough, or do I have to take the general GRE and subject GRE both?

      27 Oct, 2019 13:26
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      Ankit Kumar Gupta

      even for a cs student we need to give this biology and all for gre?

      29 Jan, 2019 00:20
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      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Ankit, no, giving biology test is not compulsory.

      29 Jan, 2019 16:02
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      Deepti Shama

      I am currently pursuinf masters in maths .What is the procedure to apply for phd in maths?

      17 Oct, 2018 00:20
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      Akansha Expert

      Hi Deepti, Every college has their own Admission procedures with their criteria as you can check their official website to get that information.

      17 Oct, 2018 10:56
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      Sumana Nandy

      I am btech graduate in electronics.can i apply for CTET

      01 Sep, 2018 00:20
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      Hi Sumana, Please check this link for getting CTET Eligibility for Entrance Test.

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      I have done degree in B.COM computers iam eligible for JAM or not

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      Hi Vamsi, You may check the official website to get information regarding the eligibility to appear in the gre exam.

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      ishu

      hello,i have completed my MS degree recently.should i get enrolled in B.ED.? My masters degree is in physics.In future,are there gonna be more relevance of bsc+b.ed than only bsc before masters?

      05 Aug, 2018 00:20
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      Garima Bansal

      Hi Ishu, You may check the official website To get information regarding to your query.

      06 Aug, 2018 15:30
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      nakka vijaya sree bala kumari

      age for distance degree

      03 Jul, 2018 00:20
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      Akansha Expert

      Hi Nakka, No there is no age for Distance study, just qualification matter.

      03 Jul, 2018 14:14
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      Mofit Pathan

      I have passed my graduation BSc- IT(3 years Course) in 2013 and have 4 years of experience as a software engineer. I want to pursue PG and not sure which programme to undertake. Please suggest

      30 Apr, 2018 00:20
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      Bhawna Vedwal

      You can pursue Masters in IT as you have done Bachelor of Science in IT

      30 May, 2018 18:13
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      Tanmay Raj

      does christ university offers direct admission

      26 Apr, 2018 00:20
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      Akansha Expert

      Hi tanmay Raj, Please contact to the Christ university for the direct admissions.

      26 Apr, 2018 11:31
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      Ryan Jacob Santosh

      If I want to pursue Pharma D post Baccalaureate in United States do I have to write GRE?

      01 Apr, 2018 00:20
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      Priya Sharma

      Hi Ryan, yes you have to write GRE exam for Pharma D admission.

      29 May, 2018 12:19

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