GRE stands for Graduate Record Examination. One has to clear this to get admission to US & Canadian graduate school. This test the mental intelligence & decision taking capacity under pressure of those who want to get admission in US & Canadian universities.This is conducted by ETS under the sponsorship of Graduate Record Examination Board.
GRE Syllabus :
GRE consists of 4 sections which are as follows –
- Section 1 & section 2 – These are analytical writing section. The duration of this is 75 mins i.e. 1hr & 15 mins. In this, applicant has to write 2 essay. This tests the ability to analyse & writing ability. Also it test the ability to support ideas with relevant reasons, examples & to control the elements of standard written English.
- Section 3 is verbal section. It is of 30 mins. It contains 30 multiple choice questions (objective questions). This section contains 7 sentence completion, 8 reading comprehension & 9 antonym questions. The candidate will not have any choice to come back to previous one or skip one as it is all computerized. So be very decisive in marking any.
- Section 4 is Quantitative section. There are 28 questions which has to be done in 45 mins. There will be 14 quantitative comparison questions whereas 14 are problem solving questions.
GRE Score : It is calculated as – Total no. of questions answered, No. of questions answered correctly, difficulty level of questions answered, two candidates who have no.of correct answers then who answered the difficult questions will be given higher score.