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GRE - Graduate Record Examination

The GRE revised General Test replaced the GRE General Test. Featuring the new test-taker friendly design and new questions, the revised test more closely reflects the kind of thinking you'll do in graduate or business school and demonstrates that you are ready for graduate-level work

  • Verbal Reasoning - Measures your ability to analyze and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it, analyze relationships among component parts of sentences and recognize relationships among words and concepts.
  • Quantitative Reasoning - Measures problem-solving ability, focusing on basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis.
  • Analytical Writing - Measures critical thinking and analytical writing skills, specifically your ability to articulate and support complex ideas clearly and effectively.

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Computer based Test

The overall testing time for the computer-based GRE revised General Test is about three hours and 45 minutes. There are six sections with a 10-minute break following the third section.

Structure of the Computer-based Test

Measure

Number of Questions

Allotted Time

Analytical Writing
(One section with two separately timed tasks)
One "Analyze an Issue" task and one "Analyze an Argument" task30 minutes per task
Verbal Reasoning
(Two sections)
Approximately 20 questions per section30 minutes per section
Quantitative Reasoning
(Two sections)
Approximately 20 questions per section35 minutes per section
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Papers based Test

The overall testing time for the paper-based GRE revised General Test is about three hours and 30 minutes. There are six sections with a 10-minute break following the second section.

Structure of the Paper-based Test

Measure

Number of Questions

Allotted Time

Analytical Writing
(Two sections)
One "Analyze an Issue" task and one "Analyze an Argument" task30 minutes per task
Verbal Reasoning
(Two sections)
Approximately 25 questions per section35 minutes per section
Quantitative Reasoning
(Two sections)
Approximately 25 questions per section40 minutes per section

The Analytical Writing sections will always be first, while the other five sections may appear in any order.