GRE Exam 2017- A Comprehensive Overview

By   April 8, 2016

GRE exam 2017- The test is conducted by Educational Trust Service (ETS) for admission to a majority of disciplines offered by numerous graduate and B-Schools located across the globe. Candidates having desire of pursuing Master’s degree, specialized master’s degree, doctoral or MBA degree can appear in GRE exam. The test facility is available at 1000 test centres located in more than 160 countries. The test is organized in paper-based and computer-based format; students can appear in one of the modes as per their convenience.

GRE Exam 2017- Information at a Glance

Examination Title Graduate Record Examination
Famous as GRE
Level of the Exam International
Conducting Authority Educational Trust Service (ETS)
Participating Subjects Verbal Reasoning, Analytical Writing, Quantitative Reasoning

GRE Exam Schedule

The computer-delivered test is conducted on regular basis throughout the year. There are some areas of the world where facility of computer-delivered test is not available, candidates can appear for paper-delivered test conducted three times in a year i.e. October, November and February.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

If you talk about the dedicated eligibility criteria for appearing in GRE exam, it hasn’t specified by the authority, however you’ll have to fulfill further criteria as specified by participating institute for which you are going to apply. In general, candidates should have graduation degree in order to apply for admission to PhD or Masers degree programmes.

 How to Apply for GRE Exam 2017?

In order to appear in GRE exam candidates are required to create a “My GRE Account” first. From your account not only you can apply for the test but also view your score acquired in the test. Registration process can be done either in online mode or through phone or mail. Talking about the registration fee for GRE General Test is $205 worldwide and for GRE Subject test this amount is $150 globally. In case of special handling request the fee will be paid in following ways:


Exam Pattern

I’m describing below the structure of both computer-based as well as paper-based exam, please have a look:

Structure of Computer-based Exam

The exam duration will be for three hours and 45 minutes and there will be six sections in the question paper.

GRE Exam

Structure of Paper-based Exam

The exam duration will be for three hours and 30 minutes and there will be six sections in the question paper.

Gre Paper Based Exam

Admit Card

After completion of the successful registration, candidates will receive their respective admit card via mail. Information which can be found in your admission ticket are test choice, test centre, test dates etc. If you found any discrepancy then you can intimate the authority regarding the same.

GRE Exam 2017 Result

Candidates can check out the result from their account, however the official result will be declared within 10 to 15 days from completion of the test. If you have any queries you may feel free to share the same by using the comment box furnished below.

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