Know your way around the GRE.

Graduate record examination is known as GRE, is an exam that is conducted every year around the world for the candidates to get enrolled in higher studies programs such as doctorate or master.  More description of the Graduate record examination modes and types to provide the knowledge about its pattern are as discussed below.

What are different modes of Graduate Record Examination?

In the present two different modes are available to take Graduate Record Examination as listed below:

  • Computer delivered
  • Paper delivered

What are different types of Graduate Record Examination?

There are two different types of Graduate Record Examination named as given below:

  • Graduate Record Examination general test
  • Graduate Record Examination subject test

Note that the Graduate record examination General test is for both Computer delivered as well as Paper delivered mode, whereas the Graduate record examination Subject test is exclusively for paper-delivered mode only which is also known as offline mode.

Know the syllabus for GRE general test and other details

GRE general test is for the skills assessment towards the business and law graduate programs. Graduate record examination is conducted online all over the year, whereas, the paper-based exam is conducted twice a year for admissions in different colleges and universities under various courses. Moreover, the syllabus for Graduate record examination general test with sectional details as well as the test duration is as follow.

GRE General Test sections :

  • Verbal reasoning
  • Quantitative reasoning
  • Analytical writing skills

GRE general test duration:

  • Total time duration is 3 hours 45 minute

GRE General Test sectional details:

  • Verbal reasoning includes total 40 questions with two sub sections of 20 each
  • Quantitative reasoning includes 40 questions with two sub sections of 20 each

Why GRE ?

GRE Subject test is taken by the candidates who want to pursue higher education for any specialized subjects. Graduate record examination Subject exam is to test the subjective knowledge of the candidate in a particular subject selected by them. Graduate record examination Subject Test is conducted in April, September, and October every year only in the paper mode. More specification about the topics and the subjects included in the GRE Subject test is as follows.

Subjects in the GRE Subject exam:

  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Literature in English

GRE Subject exam sections

  • Verbal reasoning
  • Quantitative reasoning
  • Data sufficiency
  • Data Sufficiency

Verbal reasoning sectional details

  • Critical reasoning
  • Reading unseen passages
  • Rhetorical construction of the sentences
  • Reading unseen passages
  • Sentence correction related to finding error or omission
  • Parallelism
  • Countable VS Uncountable
  • Misplace modifier
  • Subject-verb agreement

Quantitative reasoning sectional details

  • 18 questions under Problem Solving category
  • 18 questions under Data Sufficiency
  • Objective type questions with multiple choice answers

Problem solving

  • Problem solving is for the logical and analytical skill assessment of the candidates by solving quantitative problems

Data Sufficiency

  • Data sufficiency measures the  skills of the candidates to identify the important data by solving the quantitative problems

Additional topics for Quantitative reasoning

  • Elementary Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Properties of Integers
  • Arithmetic
  • Ratio Proportions
  • Exponents and roots
  • Permutation and combinations

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