Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
now only available as a computer-adaptive test.
This is how it works: instead of having a pre-determined
mixture of easy, medium, and hard questions,
the computer will select questions for you based
on how well you are doing. The first question
will be of medium difficulty; if you get it
right, the second question will be selected
from a large group of questions that are a little
harder; if you get the first question wrong,
the second will be a little easier. The result
is that the test automatically adjusts to your
skill level. The Tough questions have more credit
than easier ones.
You can still earn a very high score even if
you answer several questions incorrectly. Correct
answers to Harder questions leads to large score
as compared to easier questions. This means
to Get large score more difficult questions
has to be answered.
(Very few) Universities may demand Subject GRE
scores are valid for 5 years.
appear again in GRE after one month.
Verbal 30 30
2 writing Tasks 75
30/35/2(writing tasks) 30/60/75
of Questionsm :
Mathematical comparisons 14*
2 writing Tasks
*a 45-minute "Present Your Perspective
on an Issue" task and a 30-minute "Analyze
an Argument" task. The "Issue"
task states an opinion on an issue of general
interest and asks you to address the issue
from any perspectives you wish, as long as
you provide relevant reasons and examples
to explain and support your views.
Maximum score for sections Verbal, Quantitative
is 800.An analytical writing score will be
reported on a 0-6 score scale, in half-point
increments. GRE is generally required by universities
in North America (USA and Canada). Most Universities
require General GRE for admission to MS and
Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences. Generally for
engineering Students score above 1800 is considered
good for admission for middle order universities
ranked between 40 to 90 .There may be some
deviations? For all engineering Students GRE
Q is most important for best results GRE Q
must be well above 730 ,GRE.
A above 650(A>4.0/6.0),GRE V above 400.
GRE score can considerably improve University
Ranking. TOEFL is most important. TOEFL score
must be well above 213.Generally Top 50 ranked
Universities may require GRE>2000(770+,500+,>4/6)
and TOEFL>250.For International students
Verbal section is quite difficult. So they
must prepare hard on vocabulary.
Note : Work hard in GRE Quantitative.
Work on Permutation/combination, probability,
15 Questions of each section are most Important!
of People will find Quantative section most
easy but be careful, avoid making silly mistakes.
Note you wont get extra score
if you finish this section before
to survey Analytical section is very lengthy
so pace from beginning. Again first 15 questions
days Games in Analytical section are tougher
with easier Logical reasoning questions.
on Probability, Permutations , combinations
, mean, mode, standard deviation are common.
section is Toughest for people not having
English as native language best solution is
to learn as many words as possible.
all questions in each section .There is negative
marking for questions unanswered. So at last
2 minutes just guess all remaining
panic even if your score is low!
• Be prepared
for 4 Universities to apply online.
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