Admin | 30 Jan, 2018
The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for most graduate schools in the United States and Canada. Created and administered by 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 time and that are not related to any specific field of study.
The GRE General Test is offered as a computer-based exam administered at Prometric testing centres. The GRE is an important admission requirement for MS & Ph.D. programs in Engineering, Science and Arts in the USA or other English speaking countries.
The GRE is conducted by Educational Testing Services (ETS), a New Jersey-based American organization of long standing reputation and quality.
The GRE is conducted in 2 basic streams:
GRE General Test
The GRE General Test measures Verbal reasoning, Quantitative reasoning, Critical thinking and Analytical skills acquired over a long period of time. In August 2011, the test was revised and the score pattern was changed from 1600 to 340 in total. Go to GRE new pattern to learn more.
GRE Subject Test
The GRE Subject Test gauges undergraduate achievement in 7 specific fields of study.
Who is eligible to write the GRE General Test?
Anyone can write the GRE. Usually, graduates in Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, and Technology who want to pursue their higher studies at international universities write the GRE.
The GRE Score is widely accepted in the universities and institutions of United States of America, Europe, Canada, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America for admission into departments of higher studies and research.
The GRE test score is highly valuable as many Universities and Institutes take that into consideration for the award of scholarship and fellowships.
Fee and Exam Costs
The cost to take the GRE test is US$195
To reschedule, test-takers need to pay an additional $50. Re-scheduling can be done up to 7 days prior to the test day.
The GRE score can be reported to four schools of the applicant’s choice for free.
For more detail on Fee, go to the link : www.ets.org
GRE at SLIG
As orientation is the route to success, so highly interactive sessions are conducted in orientation class to introduce the GRE test format, skills and strategies which are essential to Strengthen all skills and to crack the test. This step makes the learner adopt right approaches for high score in less time duration.
A class, of 2 hours, is provided daily from Sunday to Friday. In regular practice classes, Intensive practice of all four skills is done.
The best way to prepare for the GRE is to practice doing the tests. SLIG provides a plenty of Practice tests which provides good practice and are a barometer to judge abilities. These Practice tests provide the real look and feel of the examination.
Individual computers are provided for practice daily, to have the real time experience of the exam. Regular mock tests are conducted for regular assessment of the progress.
A mock test is conducted on every Saturday. Appropriate Feedback on the performance of the students, during regular practice classes and mock test, is given, at regular intervals. Individual attention is provided. Students are guided to work on their weak areas, based on their mock test result.
For the desired progress of candidates, extra class for typing practice is provided. For those, who are weak in grammar, separate classes are arranged to clarify the grammatical doubts.
In House developed study material
The study material used in classrooms and given for extra practice is developed in house by qualified and experienced trainers. This material helps the students in their rigorous practice sessions. Endless on line mock test series are shared with students. Latest and updated material is given.
The GRE trainers, who train students for taking the test, are nationally and internationally trained and certified. We have Nepal's one of the most senior instructors preparing students for GRE for more than 21 years.
Q – What is the test duration?
The GRE is a 3 hours 45 minutes examination. You get one minute breaks between each section. After the 3rd section, you get a 10 minute break.
Q – Who accepts GRE subject tests?
GRE subject test scores are accepted by majority of graduate schools .it is advisable to contact the admissions office or department you are interested in to check the exact requirement.
Q – How can I register for test?
You can register for the test online or by mail.
Q – What do I need to take to the test centre?
You have to carry your admission ticket and valid ID proof and some stationery like 2-3 pencils, sharpener and eraser. Pens are not permitted.
Q – When are subject test scores reported?
Approximately six weeks after the test, score reports will be mailed to the recipients. After receiving the email notification from ETS, one can check scores, online, in test takers GRE account.
Q – For what duration is a GRE score valid?
A GRE score is valid for 5 years. While a student can retake the exam to improve upon scores, Institutions will have access to all your scores registered for the last 5 years. Hence, candidates are advised to prepare thoroughly before sitting for the exam.
Q – Where can I get more information about the GRE?
Kindly fill the enquiry form available on the webpage. We will contact you at the earliest. You can contact also through contact links available on the home page. Alternatively, you may visit us personally to meet our GRE faculty.