Find the quick facts about GRE in our GRE FAQ section here.

  1.    What is GRE?

GRE is a graduate level Master’s degree entrance test, conducted by ETS (Educational Testing Services). It is a computer based adaptive test. Once you qualify this test, all international universities are within your reach to get enrolled in the courses offered.

  1.    What is the registration date for GRE General Test?

GRE test is conducted throughout the year. Hence, the prospective test seekers can enroll themselves for the test all the year round i.e. 12*365 days.

  1.    What is the full form of GRE?

GRE stands for Graduate Record Examination.

  1.    What is GRE Exam?

GRE exam is a computer based aptitude test. It is the standardized entrance test for the advanced level master degree flagship. The duration of the GRE exam is 3 hours and 45 minutes. The score scale of GRE general test lies between 130-170 with an increment of one mark.

  1.    How to prepare for GRE Exam?

To prepare for GRE  2018 all you need to form a study plan, grab official GRE  books and opt Byju’s GRE Prep App for quick learning the facts and ease your learning process.

  1.    What is GRE General Test syllabus?

The GRE test contents three subjects: Analytical Writing Assessment, Quantitative Aptitude, and Verbal Aptitude. The test is designed in a way which covers all the essential topics up to class high-school.

  1.    When GRE exam occurred?

There is no specific date allotted for GRE exam. GRE test seekers can take the exam whenever they feel prepared for the test from anywhere at any time according to the dates available at the registered GRE test center.

  1.    How much is GRE General Test fee?

The GRE  fee is US$ 205.

  1.    How to register for GRE exam?

To get yourself register for GRE exam, you have to apply online on the official website of GRE.

  1.    What is GRE eligibility criteria?

To apply for GRE once has to be graduated from the recognized university. Few years of working experiences are preferable. As it is a graduate level entrance test.

  1.    Which are the suggested GRE books?

The Official Guide for GRE contains all the relevant topics related to GRE test syllabus. There are several other GRE preparing coaching centers that provide their study material.

  1. What is the structure and contents of GRE General Test?

GRE revised General Test is a three hours and 45 minutes long computer- delivered test. Overall, there are six sections with a 10-minute break.


Measure Number of Questions Allotted Time
Analytical Writing

(One section with two separately timed tasks)

One “Analyze an Issue” task and one “Analyze an Argument” task 30 minutes per task
Verbal Reasoning

(Two sections)

20 questions per section 30 minutes per section
Quantitative Reasoning

(Two sections)

20 questions per section 35 minutes per section
Unscored¹ Varies Varies
Research² Varies Varies


Remember, the GRE revised General Test includes questions which are relatively close to the subject contents you have studied during your graduate flagship.

  1. How many times I can appear for GRE revised General Test?

A prospective test seeker can appear for the GRE revised General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within any incessant 12 months or 365 days. The provision is applicable even if you canceled your previous score on a test day.

  1. How long is the GRE revised General Test?

GRE revised General Test, a computer adaptive test takes three hours and 45 minutes, including 10  minutes break.

  1. For how long my GRE revised General Test score is valid?

The score of GRE revised General Test valid for long five years. For example: if a candidate attempted for the test on January 1,2017 then he/she can use the scorecard till January 1, 2022.

  1. What is a good  GRE revised General Test score?

A significant GRE revised General Test  score of 315-320 is required to get into the top notch colleges for the persuasion of the master’s degree flagships.

  1.    What is the difference between GMAT and GRE?

GMAT is a hardcore common entrance for management studies at abroad. While GRE, is entrance test for master program related Science. These days few B-schools also accept GRE score for MBA programs.

  1.     What are the top GRE coaching centers in India?

Byju’s Learning Classes do not provide class room coaching. We provide a tablet along with an SD card which accumulates all the recorded videos of the topics related to GRE preparation.