GMAT vs. GRE: Best suited Exam for MBA

Often, we came across the students who confound over GMAT or GRE for enrolling into MBA flagship. To fix this, we are offering a difference study between GMAT or GRE. Let’s start with GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) and GRE (Graduate Record Examination) both are computer based adaptive test.  The basic purpose of these tests is to assess one’s intellectuality and interest for advanced studies. The test score is used as an admission prerequisite for the master’s or doctoral level programs offered by various renowned colleges across the globe. The main difference between GMAT and Gre is: GMAT exam is core for management studies while GRE is for those students who posses engineering or pure science education al program. GMAT score is widely accepted by more than 2,100 B-schools. However, only 1,200 MBA programs are accepting the GRE score.  

GMAT vs GRE

What is the Difference between GMAT and GRE Score?

The GMAT and the GRE are the standardized tests; they are very distinct in nature. GMAT score secured is the average score of Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. And the total GMAT score is 800. GRE score secured is an average score of Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude and gauged on a total GRE score of 340.  GRE requires more in-depth knowledge of vocabulary while GMAT checks your familiarity Grammar rules.  

GMAT vs GRE: A Quick View

Bases GMAT GRE
Abbreviation  Graduate Management Admission Test Graduate Record Examination
Type of Test Computer Adaptive Test follows a certain algorithm Majorly Computer Adaptive Test; offers Paper-Based test where internet is facility is unavailable.
Exam Fee USD 250.00 USD 205.00
Test Contents Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA), Integrated Reasoning (IR), Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative  Aptitude Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA), Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative  Aptitude
Test Score Validity Five years Five years
Test Score Min-200

Max-800

Min-260

Max-340

Test Time 3 hours 50 minutes 3 hours 45 minutes

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