GRE (Graduate Record Examination)

GRE revised General Test replaced the GRE® General Test from August’ 2011

The Graduate Record Examination(General Test) is a Standardized test that measures verbal, mathematical and analytical skills. It is required for Masters Degree program other than Management.

The GRE Test is administered by the US-based “Educational Testing Service” (ETS) under the direction of the Graduate Record Examination Board Anyone is eligible for taking the GRE Test – there are no restrictions based on age or qualifications.

  • FORMS : Forms are available at U.S. Education Foundation in India(USEFI) or they can be downloaded from the website.
  • WEBSITE : www.gre.org or www.ets.org
  • ONLINE : You may register at www.gre.org.
  • BY PHONE : You can also register by calling at Delhi office until 12:00 noon.
  • SUBJECTS OFFERED :Computer Science, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics , Biochemistry Cell & Molecular Biology, Biology, English Literature.
  • VALIDITY :The score is generally valid for 5 years.

Format of GRE Test

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

Analytical Writing Assessment
(One section with two separately timed tasks) One “Analyze an Issue” task and one “Analyze an Argument” task 30 minutes per section
Verbal Section
(Two sections) Approximately 20 questions per section 30 minutes per section
Quantitative Section
(Two sections) Approximately 20 questions per section 35 minutes per section
Unscored Varies Varies
Research Varies Varies

The Analytical Writing section will always be first, while the other five sections may appear in any order.

• REPORTING : ETS has the provision of reporting your GRE scores to a maximum of four universities of your choice. ETS charges you $23 for reporting to each additional university.

Test Centres

MUMBAI (50494)

Prometric Testing (P) Ltd. Marwah House, Saki Vihar Road, Saki Naka, Andheri (E) Mumbai – 40007

Bangalore (50497)

Prometric Testing (P) Ltd. Maini Sadan, 1st Floor, No 38 Lavelle Road, 7th Cross, Bangalore – 560001

Chennai (50498)

Prometric Testing (P) Ltd. No 15, 2nd Floor, Romar House,Jagannathan Road, Nugambakkam, Chennai – 600034

Ahmedabad (51274)

Prometric Testing (P) Ltd. 301-302, Abhijeet-II, Mitha Kali, 6 Road, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad

Hyderabad (50496)

Prometric Testing (P) Ltd. Avenue 1, Street 20, Plot 1672, Road 12, Banjara Hills Hyderabad – 500034

Allahabad (51275)

Prometric Testing (P) Ltd. 119/25A, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Civil Lines, Allahabad – 211001

Calcutta (49441)

Prometric Testing (P) Ltd. Flat 1/C, 1st Floor, Sukh Sagar Bldg, Sarat Bose Road, Calcutta – 700020

Trivandrum (8912)

Prometric Testing (P) Ltd. PTC Towers, 2nd Floor, SS Coil Road, Thampanoor,Trivandrum – 695001