GRE Study Materials

GRE Study Materials

Selecting the appropriate GRE study material and books are the next steps after applying for the GRE test and before actually taking the test. It is one of our essential responsibilities to enumerate the popular study materials required for GRE test.

Before proceeding further, let’s recall that GRE is categorized into:

  1. GRE General Test
  2. GRE Subject Test

Study Material:

For GRE General Test & Subject Test the recommended study material to start off with is the content available on the official website of the ETS. It is authentic and will give you a good idea of the question types as it is prepared by ETS itself, which is the governing body for the exam.


  • The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test by ETS, 2nd Edition
  • ETS’s Official GRE Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions
  • Official GRE Quantitative Reasoning Practice Questions
  • Barron’s 6 GRE Practice Tests:
  • The Manhattan GRE Series (MGRE) – Books One Through Eight:
  • The Princeton Review, Cracking the GRE, 2017 Edition:

a)Best book for GRE verbal:

The Manhattan verbal reasoning

b)Best GRE quantitative books:

The Manhattan quantitative aptitude


ETS provides full length practice test book for each subject to the aspirants. It gives a direction to your preparations as it is originally inked by ETS- the test regulating and controlling body.

  • a) GRE Biochemistry Books
    • Biochemistry: Biochemistry by Judith G. Voet
    • Genetics: Introduction to Genetic Analysis by Anthony J.F.Griffiths
    • Cell Biology: Molecular Biology of the Cell by Bruce Albert
    • Molecular Biology: Molecular Biology of the Gene by Watson
  • b) GRE Mathematics Books
    • GRE Mathematics (GRE Test Preparation) by REA
    • Princeton Review’s Cracking the GRE Mathematics
    • Subject Test
  • c) GRE English Literature Books:
    • Norton Anthology of English Literature Volume 1 & Volume 2 c
    • Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms & Literary Theory
    • GRE: Practicing to Take the Literature in English Test – ETS
    • Cracking the GRE Literature
  • d) GRE Chemistry Books:
    • 107 Stories about Chemistry- D. N. Trifonov, L. G. Vlasov
    • The Disappearing Spoon, and Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and History from the World of the Periodic Table, written by Kean
    • The Genie in the Bottle
    • 67 All New Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life,written by Schwarcz Napoleon’s Buttons
    • How 17 Molecules Changed History, written by Le Couteur and Burreson
    • On Rare and Scattered Metals S. Venetsky (Mir Publishers)
    • Silhouettes of Chemistry – D. N. Trifonov, L. G. Vlasov (Mir Publishers)
    • Tales About Metals S. Venetsky (Mir Publishers)
  • e) GRE Biology Books:
    • Biology, 7th Edition (Book & CD-ROM) [Must Have]
    • Study Cards for GRE Biology
    • Campbell Biology (#1 Best Seller in Amazon for Biology)
    • Kaplan GRE Exam Subject Test: Biology
  • f) GRE Psychology Books:
    • GRE Practicing to Take the Psychology Test
    • Kaplan GRE Exam Subject Test: Psychology 2009-2010 Edition
    • Step-By-Step Plan for Gaining Admission to Graduate School in Psychology
    • Graduate Study in Psychology 2010
    • GRE Psychology w/ CD-ROM (REA) – The Best Test Prep for the GRE
    • Barrons How to Prepare for the GRE in Psychology
    • The Psychology Major’s Handbook
  • g) GRE Physics Books
    • Physics Fundamentals Fundamentals of Physics – Expensive but a must-read
    • University Physics – Expensive but good
    • Physics for Scientists & Engineers With Modern Physics
    • Top Physics Subject Test Prep books
    • 3,000 Solved Problems in Physics
    • GRE Physics Test: REA: Serious Prep for the GRE
    • Princeton Problems in Physics with Solutions
    • University of Chicago Graduate Problems in Physics with Solutions
    • The Best Test Prep for the GRE (Test Preps)

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