GRE- Graduate Record Examinations
• GRE is the Graduate Record Examinations, conducted by ETS (Educational Testing Services).
• GRE score is required for application to graduation (MS) and research (Ph.D.) programs across the universities of the world.
• The GRE score is accepted by most universities of USA, and many a top university in UK, Singapore, Germany, Australia and in most of the countries.
• GRE is conducted throughout the year, except on Sundays and National Holidays.
• GRE score is valid for 5 years. However, the colleges prefer score within last three years.
• You can send the GRE score to 4 Universities free of cost (included in the GRE fees).
• Ideal time to take GRE is at least one year prior to college intake dates. June-July of the year prior to admissions is ideal for you to finish GRE, so that if your performance is not up to the mark, you still have time till September to take the second shot.
• If you do well in GRE, you gain confidence that you will do well ahead in the course that you get chosen for.
•GRE gives you the liberty to send only those scores to schools that you want to. If you do not perform well, you can re-take the exam and send those scores that you are satisfied with.
•Interestingly, GRE is the only test that lets you skip questions within a section, go back and change answers. This helps the aspirant to optimally use the time and maximize scores.
What does GRE test you on?
The GRE revised General Test measures analytical writing, verbal and quantitative skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study.
•Analytical Writing - Measures critical thinking and analytical writing skills, evaluates ability to effectively articulate and support complex ideas.
•Verbal Reasoning - Measures your ability to analyze and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it, analyze relationships among component parts of sentences and recognize relationships among words and concepts.
•Quantitative Reasoning - Measures basic mathematical skills, understanding the fundamental concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and modern math and your ability to reason and solve problems. It also measures you skills on data analysis.