Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)

GRE stands for Graduate Record Examination. Graduate Record Examination is an identical test deals with verbal, mathematical and analytical skills. This Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is anticipated to facilitate the graduate schools of all fields other than business assesses the prospective of applicants for advanced study.

The GRE tests contain the fundamental skills, Reasoning and Comprehension. It doesn’t require any subject specific theoretical study. The GRE test is prepared in such a way which is different from any other test you would have taken at school or college. Pattern of the test, there is no question paper or answer sheets, no repeated questions, no negative marks because the GRE Test is completely Computer based test The test is scored out of 1600 (in multiples of 10).

The GRE Test is developed and manages by the US-based "Educational Testing Service" (ETS) under the path of the Graduate Record Examination Board (non-profit organization of graduate business schools worldwide). ETS prepare the test questions, conducts the test, and sends score report to each examinee. For conducting the test, ETS has given a franchisee for various countries. In India, this agency is the "Sylvan Testing Services Pvt Ltd" which administers the test at 9 centers in the country: Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Trivandrum.

When is the GRE Test held?

All days, when ever you want to write select your own date and time for taking the GRE Test. we have mentioned above the centers (cities), 5 days a week from Monday to Friday, twice-a-day. In the month of September to December are the high slots for GRE Test, if in case you want to take the test during this section or period, you need to register before 90days to get a date of your choice or else in before 15 days advance registration is mandatory. The timing for the GRE test approximately 3 ½ half hours, and most centers offer two slots: 9 A.M. and 2 P.M.

GRE Test Eligibility and Fee

Anyone can take the GRE Test because there are no boundaries based on age or qualifications any graduate can take a test. The GRE test scores are valid for five years. But it is always good, if your scores are recent not older than 2 years.

GRE Test fees may differ according to the country in which you take the test. In India, this fee is US $140 payable at the time of registration through denominated draft (D.D) taken in favor of "ETS - GRE" payable in the U.S but cannot pay in Indian Rupees. Alternately, the payment can also be made through a credit card which has global acceptance. The credit card need not necessarily be yours - you can get your father to sign for you!

Syllabus of GRE Test

GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is organized by (ETS) educational testing services as two separate tests:

  • GRE General Test: The GRE General Test contains critical thinking, analytical writing, verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning skills of an individual. Any candidate can take the GRE General Test not more than 5 times within any 12-month period.
  • GRE Subject Test: The GRE Subject Tests contain listed below:
  • Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology Test Schedule

The GRE Subject Test is given three times a year.

How to Apply for GRE Test and GRE Test Registration

The information related to GRE test is available free with "GRE Information Bulletin" Prometric Testing Services and USEFI. You can also request the bulletin from Iand it will be delivered to your given address. They are fours ways to register.

 Registering by Phone: You can call up Prometric Delhi office until 12:00 noon to register. But one condition, make sure to call at least THREE BUSINESS DAYS before the test date.

Registering Online: You can also register online from the GRE site:

Registering by Fax: You can register by sending a fax, lest SEVEN DAYS prior to your first choice of a test day.

Registering by Mail/Courier: You can register through mail or courier by fill in the form, get the draft made (if you are not paying by credit card), and submit these to the Prometric Centre at New Delhi either by hand or by registered post/courier. But make sure that the documents must reach at least THREE WEEKS before your test day.

After receiving the documents, a test will be scheduled for you at the Prometric Center and confirmation of the date, time and location of the test will be sent to you. Suppose if you didn’t receive confirmation at least 3 business days before your test date. Please call the prometric office to verification and conformation. With in week time you will receive an admit card. Please remember to keep a copy of the form and the draft with you.

Prometric Testing Private Limited
2nd Floor, DLF Infinity Tower - A
Sector 25, Phase ll
DLF City, Gurgaon
Haryana 122002
Tel: 91 - 124 - 4147700
Fax: 91 - 124 - 4147773

GRE Test Centers - India

GRE is now a computer adaptive test and can be taken all round the year.

To schedule a date to take GRE, contact the Regional Registration Centre at Gurgaon at the given address:

Prometric Testing Private Limited

2nd Floor
DFL Infinity Tower - A
Sector 25, Phase ll
DFL City Guraon
Haryana 122002

Tel: 91 - 124 - 4147700
Fax: 91 - 124 - 4147773

GRE Test Centres in India

Ahmedabad (8902)
Prometric Testing (P) Ltd.
301-302, Abhijeet-II, Mitha Kali,
6 Road, Ellisbridge,

Allahabad (8903)
Prometric Testing (P) Ltd.
119/25A, Mahatma Gandhi Marg,
Civil Lines, Allahabad – 211001

Bangalore (8904)
Prometric Testing (P) Ltd.
Maini Sadan, 1st Floor,
No 38 Lavelle Road, 7th Cross,
Bangalore – 560001

Calcutta (8906)
Prometric Testing (P) Ltd.
Flat 1/C, 1st Floor, Sukh Sagar Bldg,
Sarat Bose Road,Calcutta – 700020

Chennai (8909)
Prometric Testing (P) Ltd.
No 15, 2nd Floor, Romar House,
Jagannathan Road, Nugambakkam,
Chennai – 600034

Hyderabad (8908)
Prometric Testing (P) Ltd.
Avenue 1, Street 20, Plot 1672,
Road 12, Banjara Hills
Hyderabad – 500034

Mumbai (8921)
Prometric Testing (P) Ltd.
Marwah House, Saki Vihar Road,
Saki Naka, Andheri (E)
Mumbai – 400072

Trivandrum (8912)
Prometric Testing (P) Ltd.
PTC Towers, 2nd Floor,
SS Coil Road, Thampanoor,
Trivandrum – 695001

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