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GRE! Are you ready to take the leap?



In a world where ‘being good at something’ has become history, where only the BEST is appreciated, all of us continuously to move out of the good bracket to reach the BEST! In the pursuit of being the best, we often think of a possibility of pursuing masters from the top Universities. If that rings a bell, then bumping into GRE is probably the best thing that has happened to you!"

What is GRE?

GRE stands for Graduate Record Examination. Most of the reputed global universities accept GRE as an admission test for the graduate programs from Masters in Technology to Masters in Arts and even Masters in Business Administration. Graduate aspirants from all around the world who are interested in pursuing a master's, MBA, specialized master's in business or doctoral degree take the GRE General Test. It measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing skills. If you plan to pursue an MS, MEM (Masters in Engineering Management) or MFE (Masters in Financial Engineering), then G RE is a qualifying test that you will need to take"

What does it look like?



The overall testing time for the computer-delivered GRE® General Test is about three hours and 45 minutes. are six sections with a 10-minute break following the third section.

GRE is section Adaptive test. The Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures are section-level adaptive. This means the computer selects the second section based on your performance on the first section. Within each section, all questions contribute equally to the final score.

Unscored section does not count toward your score. Questions in the unscored section are for possible use in future tests Research section not count toward your score may be included in place of the unscored section. Questions in this section are included for ETS research purposes. The Analytical Writing section will always be first. The Verbal Reasoning, Reasoning and unidentified/unscored sections may appear in any order.

How is the GRE scored?

The GRE scores are declared within 10-15 days after the scheduled exam date. A candidate is scored as follows:

1.For verbal reasoning: on a scale of 130-170

2.For quantitative reasoning: on a scale of 130-170

3.For analytical writing: on a scale of 0-6

4.Generally, the GRE score ranges between 260-340. An ideal GRE score would be around 320 or above, to enable a candidate to apply to the topmost schools in the world.

Points to note

1.Online GRE test can be taken every 21 days (5 times in a 12 month period), while offline tests can be attempted 3 times every year.

2.A total of 160 countries have the GRE test available for their students.

3.The GRE costs $205 (can vary for different regions and applicants of special needs)

4. GRE scores are valid for five years

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