GRE — The Graduate Record Examination is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for most Graduate Schools in the United States. Created and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in 1949, the exam aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of learning and that are not entirely based on any specific field of study outside of the GRE itself. The GRE General Test is offered as a computer-based exam administered at Prometric testing centers.
There are 2 types of GRE test: GRE General Revised Test that is held 2 times a week and GRE Subject Test held once in 3 months. A participant can retake exam as many times as he or she wishes, but only 60 days after the previous attempt. To register for GRE exam you should only use ETS site.
Resources and materials for GRE preparation
|Graduateshotline||Information about the best coursebooks for exam preparation and many sample tasks|
|Dxschool||Free of charge books, audio recordings, video lessons and other materials|
|Testpreppractice||Specialised programmes and coursebooks for exam preparation|
|Greguide||More than 45 different tests for each exam section|
|Kaptest||Books, free tests and other materials for exam preparation|
Facts about GRE exam
|The frequency of examination||2 times a weekGRE General once in 3 months GRE Subject|
|Year of foundation||1949|
|Exam results assessment time||10-15 days|
|Exam certificate validity||5 years|
|Place of examination||130 countries|