GRE 2020 Exam Latest Update

GRE 2020 Exam Latest Update

The GRE General Test is the evaluation program of the most important for the admission of diplomas in the world and the examination is under the Educ

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The GRE General Test is the evaluation program of the most important for the admission of diplomas in the world and the examination is under the Educational Testing Service (ETS). More than half a million people from 160 countries take the GRE General Test each year, in 1000 test centers set up by ETS. The GRE scores of the candidates are accepted by the thousands of graduate programs around the world, for masters and doctorates.

Over 1,200 business schools worldwide accepting GRE scores, and including the highest ranked MBA programs according to the Financial Times, United States. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek, as well as a handful of American law schools, accept GRE scores. In this article, we will talk about all the aspects related to the GRE exam.

COVID19 Update:

ETS, the organization responsible for the GRE exam, launched the GRE General Test Special Home Edition on April 2, 2020. Candidates from all over the world can take the exam from home, except in mainland China and Iran. Data recording is currently possible from June 2020. However, applicants must ensure that they meet the equipment requirements set by the ETS for recording. The home test solutions are similar to those at the test center. Candidates can preview, ignore questions, review and modify answers while taking the home test.

ETS postponed testing in India to April 11, 2020. In addition, the administration of the subject GRE test was discontinued worldwide on April 4. Applicants registered on this date will receive an email notification from ETS. In addition, the candidates have nothing to do at the moment. The test administration dates for the 2020-2021 test year will be published by ETS in April 2020 and registration will open from July 1, 2020. Due to the new coronavirus pandemic, ETS has temporarily canceled rescheduling fees for all test participants.

GRE 2020: Key Highlights

Exam Name

GRE

GRE full form

Graduate Record Examination

Official Website

https://www.ets.org/gre

Most popular for

MS courses in the USA

Also accepted for

MBA courses outside India

Conducted by

ETS (Educational Testing Service)

Mode of Exam

Computer and Paper – delivered test

GRE Fee

US $205

Score Range

Verbal Reasoning score range: 130–170

Quantitative Reasoning score range: 130–170

Analytical Writing score range: 0–6

GRE Contact

+91-1244517127 or 000-800-100-4072

Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. IST

Email: GRESupport4India@ets.org

What are the Eligibility criteria for GRE Exam?

There are no specific eligibility criteria for the GRE exam. Anyone can register for this exam, irrespective of age or qualifications. The only thing that a candidate is required to keep in mind is the fact that he/she would be required to produce their original passport as proof of identity at the exam center, so candidates are required to have a valid passport before they register for the GRE exam.

Age Criteria
There is no age limit set for candidates wanting to appear for their GRE exam.

Educational Qualification
ETS has not announced any official statement regarding qualification required to appear for GRE. However, candidates are expected to possess a graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

Candidates can call the Regional Registration Center (RRC), which is ‘Prometric’ located in Gurgaon, Haryana. The phone number is 91-124-4147700. The call must be made at least two business days before your preferred test date. A confirmation number, reporting time and the test center address will be provided to you when you make the call for registration. You can make the payments online through JCB, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or Visa credit or debit card. As mentioned, other methods of registering for your GRE Exam include via mail and through Fax. For more information on the same, candidates can visit our page for steps to GRE Registration.

 

How is the GRE Score calculated?

Section

Score Range

Mean*

Verbal Reasoning

130–170

150

Quantitative Reasoning

130–170

152

Analytical Writing

0–6

3.6

Total

260–340

How long is GRE Score valid for?

Candidates who have appeared for their GRE exam should be aware that their GRE score is valid for a period of five years from the day of the exam. 

Universities List – GRE Scores

University accepting GRE Scores

Verbal

Quantitative

Writing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

158

159

5.3

Stanford University

159

158

4.8

University of California, Berkeley

153 – 156

167

4.5

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

155

167

5.0

University of Virginia

163

166

4.5

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

160

167

5.0

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

158

160

4.5

Georgia Institute of Technology

158

167

4.3

University of California – San Diego

162

160

5.5

University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign

155

165

4.0

University of Wisconsin – Madison

163

163

4.5

University of Washington

156

167

4.0

Pennsylvania State University

150

165

3.0

University of Florida (UFL)

154

165

3.0

University of Texas, Austin

155

165

4.0

Ohio State University

156

165

4.0

California Institute of Technology

160

157

5.0

Duke University

160

160

4.5

University of Chicago

158

167

4.0

Northwestern University

160

160

5.0

Washington University in St. Louis

161

160

5.0

Johns Hopkins University

163

164

4.8

Rice University

160

167

5.0

Emory University

153

163

4.0-6.0

University of Notre Dame

165

165

5.3

Vanderbilt University

157

166

4.8

William and Mary

158

160

4.5

Johns Hopkins University

159 162

4.2

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