GRE
Course Overview
What is GRE?
The GRE is a required admissions test for most graduate programs and a number of business schools in the United States and Canada
The test can be taken multiple times and scores are valid for 5 years.
The computer-based test takes about 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete.
It consists of six sections: one Analytical Writing section with two separately timed tasks, two Verbal Reasoning sections, and two Quantitative Reasoning sections.
Scores for both the Verbal Reasoning and the Quantitative Reasoning sections range from 130 to 170, while the writing score ranges from 0 and 6.
Most of our students score above 300 on the Verbal and Quantitative sections and 5 on the essay!
gre Test Format
The test consists of the following sections:
 
Section I: Analytical Writing
Critical thinking and analytical writing skills, including the ability to examine claims and accompanying evidence and articulate and support complex ideas with relevant reasons and examples.
 
Section II: Verbal Writing
Analyse and draw conclusions from discourse, reason from incomplete data, understand literal and figurative meanings, and author’s intent, summarise text, distinguish major and minor points, understand the meanings of words, sentences, and entire texts, understand relationships among words and among concepts.
 
Section III: Quantitative Reasoning
Ability to understand, interpret, and analyse quantitative information, solve problems using mathematical models, and apply basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and data analysis.
Sections Questions Duration Scoring
Analytical Writing

2 written tasks

60 minutes

0 - 6

Verbal Reasoning

20 questions x 2 sections

60 minutes

130 - 170

Quantitative Reasoning

20 questions x 2 sections

170 minutes

130 - 170

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Total

 

3 hours 45 minutes
Including 10-minute
break

 

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