57.GRE Full-Form | What is Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

By | December 21, 2019
GRE Full-Form | What is Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

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GRE

The abbreviation or full form of GRE is Graduate Record Examinations

GRE Full-Form | What is Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

Additional information about GRE

GRE is a standardized test created and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in 1949. The exam is considered as the requirement to get admitted into graduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes in the United States, Canada and other English speaking countries including India.

GRE measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing and critical thinking skills which are not related to any specific field of study. It is a computer-based exam administered at Prometric testing centres. The level of emphasis given to GRE in admission process varies with various institutions.

Structure of GRE

The structure of the GRE revised General Test consists of six sections. They are as follows:

  1. Analytical Writing
    2. Two verbal Reasoning Sections
    3. Two Quantitative Reasoning Sections
    4. An experimental or research section.

The first five sections may occur in any order. The paper-based GRE test is conducted at locations where computer-based testing is not available and the paper consists of six sections.

GRE subject tests

In addition to the General Test, there are also seven GRE Subject Tests testing knowledge in the specific areas of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Literature in English, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology.

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