The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is the requisite examination for all graduate (MS/MBA) and doctoral programs, except Law and Clinical Medicine for most of the American/ Canadian graduate schools. It is administered in English by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) on behalf of the GRE Board. It is a mandatory pre-requisite for admissions, program evaluation, and selection of fellowship recipients in most American/Canadian universities.The GRE is section Adaptive Test.

More importantly, GRE scores form an important basis on which financial aid is disbursed in these universities.

The new GRE is composed of three parts - Verbal, Quantitative, and Essay Writing sections. The new GRE measures Verbal, Quantitative, and Essay Writing skills acquired and honed over a period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. The verbal and Quantitative Sections contain multiple-choice questions.

A Typical New GRE PATTERN looks
Section Time Allotted Total Question Description
2 30 min each 20 plus 20 Verbal Ability Section
Text completion
Sentence Equivalence
Reading comprehension
2 35 min each 20 plus 20 Quantitative Ability Section
Quantitative comparison questions
Discrete quantitative questions
Data interpretation questions
2 30 min each 2 Tasks Analytical Writing Assessment
Issue Task
Argument Task
1 30 min. Experimental Verbal or Quant

The GRE Test Fee
Pl confirm from the respective administrating body like ETS

Valid ( Not expired one) Passport is compulsory in order to appear for GRE/GMAT/SAT/TOEFLiBT Exams in India