Graduate Record Examination



Required For

Required for post-graduate admission in foreign universities 


Mode of taking test

Online/ Offline 


Test Type

GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test


Official Website

About GRE

About Test

GRE, the Graduate Record Examination is conducted by Educational Testing Service (ETS). The potential students who aspire to pursue their higher education including Business, Medical or Law in a foreign university can apply for the test. GRE is proven to be one of the most important assessment programmes for graduate admission. The test is approved and recognized in almost all European and Asian nations. It has over 1000 test centres in around 160 countries. But due to the pandemic situation, the candidates can apply for the examination in the comfort of their homes. 


Why take the test?

Most of Asian and European universities asks for a GRE score to suit the eligibility criteria. If you are planning to pursue your Post Graduation, PhD, or any degree in a foreign university you must take up this general test. Because GRE is a commonly approved and recognized test in foreign universities. The primary objective of the GRE test is to evaluate the students’ verbal, mathematical and analytical skills and check whether they are eligible to apply for various international courses. GRE will evaluate the 3 parameters of your ability i.e., Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. 


GMAT Basics


The candidate is expected to have successfully completed their undergraduate programme before applying for the GRE test.

General Facts

The GRE General Test is conducted after every 21 days a year and GRE Subject Test is conducted thrice a year.

There are 21 test centres in India. Furthermore, you can download the hall tickets from the official website after applying.

Results will be declared within 10-15 days of appearing for the test. 

You can check your score on the GRE official website.

GRE allows a 5-year validity period. 

Analytical Writing: 60 minutes; Verbal Reasoning: 70 minutes; Quantitative Reasoning: 80 minutes

Analytical Writing: 0–6, in half-point increments; Verbal Reasoning:130–170, in 1-point increments; Quantitative Reasoning: 130–170, in 1-point increments

Fees (INR)

Registration Fees

Approx. Rs 15,858/-

Rescheduling Fees

Approx. Rs 3,723


Test Center Change Fees



Other Miscellaneous Fees




Aspirants can register online for both GRE General test and subject tests, although, registrations via phone and mail are possible. Online registration is the most common way to apply for GRE test.


Step 1

Create an account on the ETS website

Step 2

On ‘My GRE’ homepage select Register/Find Test Centers

Step 3

Verify your email address

Step 4

Select test appointment and time zone

Step 5

Select a convenient date and time

Step 6

Click "Register for this test."

Step 7

Input the required details

Step 8

Complete the registration

Step 9

Pay for your test and download the receipt

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