Prospective graduate applicants take the General Test. GRE test scores are used by admissions or fellowship panels to supplement undergraduate records and other qualifications for graduate study. The scores provide common measures for comparing the qualifications of applicants and aid in evaluating grades and recommendations.

When and Where is it conducted?


The GRE Test is offered year-round at computer-based test centers at Mumbai, Ahmadabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai and Trivandrum. You can register for the test by logging on to Please note that there is a lot of rush to take these tests during July to January period. It is always advantageous to register on time. Pass port is necessary on the date of your test.
Here’s how, a typical GRE format might look like:

GRE Table

SectionTime (Minutes)No. of Questions
Research Section (may be included)VariesVaries
Analytical Writing Assessment451
Present your Perspective as an Issue
Analyze an Argument
Verbal Ability3030
Antonyms, Analogies, Sentence Completion and Reading Comprehension (Questions will be intermingled)
Quantitative Ability4528
Quantitative comparison and Maths Ability (Questions will be intermingled)4528
Experimental Section (one of the followingVariesVaries
Verbal or QuantitativeVariesVaries