GRE Syllabus

As per the GRE test syllabus 2016, the GRE Test for general test format is covered in three sections. They are: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing.

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GRE Test Syllabus 2016 - Verbal Reasoning:

The Verbal Reasoning section measures a candidate's ability to:

a. Analyse and draw conclusions,understand and add value to incomplete data; identify the perception of the author;

b. Identify vital points and differentiate between relevant and irrelevant points;

c. Understand and summarize the structure of a text;

d. Understand the meanings of words, sentences and entire texts;

e. Understand relationships among words and among concepts.

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GRE Test Syllabus 2016 - Quantitative Reasoning

The Quantitative Reasoning section measures a candidate's ability to:

a. Understand and analyse quantitative information

b. Interpret quantitative information correctly

c. Solve problems using mathematical models

d. Apply basic mathematical skills and concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data interpretation.

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GRE Test Syllabus 2016 - Analytical Writing

The Analytical Writing section measures a candidate's ability to:

a. Articulate complex ideas effectively and with clarity

b. Support ideas with relevant reasons and examples

c. Examine claims and accompanying evidence

d. Sustain a well-focused, coherent discussion

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The GRE 2016 Test Syllabus for the Subject test format:

As per the GRE test syllabus 2016, the GRE subject test evaluates a candidate’s knowledge in a particular field of study.

The Subject Test is meant for candidates who have extensive background in one of these seven disciplines.

    1. Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
    2. Biology
    3. Chemistry
    4. Literature in English
    5. Mathematics
    6. Physics
    7. Psychology

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GRE is a standardized test that is accepted for admission to various disciplines at many graduate and business schools across the globe. It is available at about 700 test centers in more than 160 countries.You can take the test once every 21 days and dates are available all around the year. However, before you register make sure that the seats are available as on that date. There is no specific eligibility criterion for taking GRE Test. Aspirants can apply for the test irrespective of age and qualification. However, applicants have to keep in mind the eligibility criteria of the universities they are applying to.

The conducting authority of GRE test, ETS, however, does not have any selection procedure of its own to evaluate the test scores of GRE aspirants. The selection procedure depends on the particular institute the candidate applies to.