Graduate Record Examinations

  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is the most commonly required admission test for graduate & business schools in the US and some other leading study destinations worldwide. Admissions authorities of universities use applicants’ GRE test scores, along with their academic credentials, to measure their preparedness for their master’s studies.
  • GRE is administered by a non-profit organization ETS (Educational Testing Service) and is used to assess an individual's critical thinking, analytical writing, quantitative reasoning, and verbal reasoning abilities. Prospective graduate or business school applicants can take GRE once in every 21 days for up to five times within any continuous 12-month period.
  • Benefits of a High GRE Score:

  • • A high score will increase the chances of admission in top ranked Universities.
  • • Chances of getting Scholarships / Financial Aid are bright with a high GRE score.
  • • Visa Officers also give weightage to high GRE scores while considering Visa applications.
  • Website
    Mode of Registration Online
    Mode of Exam Computer Based Adaptive Test (Online in a Test Centre) & Home-Based Exam
    Frequency of Tests Throughout the year allows unlimited attempts
    Score Validity 5 Years
    Total Scores Total score is out of 340 points
    Total Time The test is for 3 hours, 45 minutes


  • 1. Verbal Reasoning (60 minutes) :
    ⦁ Two sections with 20 questions each
    ⦁ 30 minutes allotted to each section allowing 1-4 minutes to address each question.
  • 2. Quantitative Reasoning (70 minutes):
    ⦁ Two sections with 20 questions each
    ⦁ 35 minutes allotted to each section allowing 1.5-2 minutes to address each question.
  • 3. Analytical Writing Assessment (60 mins).
    ⦁ Two essays based on issue & argument
    ⦁ 30 minutes allotted to write each essay

  • ⦁ The score is sent to 4 universities by ETS GRE free of cost at the time of exam. ETS GRE charges additionally for scores sent to universities later.