The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardized test that is required for admission in most Graduate Schools in the United States. Created and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS).

GRE General Test is an objective type test that aims on Analytical Writing (2 sections with time duration of 60 minutes), Verbal Reasoning (2 sections, 40 questions with time duration of 60 minutes) and Quantitative Reasoning (2 sections, 40 questions time duration of 70 minutes).

Apart from these, an unidentified unscored section may appear in any order after Analytical Writing Section and an identified research section may appear at the end of the test. The no. of questions and allotted time limit for both these sections will vary.


There is no age limit for taking the GRE exam. You can take the exam when you think you are prepared for it and the score stays valid for the next 5 years. You need to have a passport in order to take the exam.

Educational Qualification :

There are no specific eligibility criteria for GRE Test. Candidates do need to meet the eligibility criteria of the institutes in which they wish to seek admission.