The “Graduate Record Examination” is the full form of GRE. It is an entrance exam used to evaluate the candidate’s aptitude for intellectual thinking in the areas of mathematics, analytical writing and vocabulary. If you’re applying to a Masters or a PhD program in other countries mainly the USA, GRE scores are almost mandatory test is mainly computer-based.
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As per the GRE exam pattern, GRE exam now constitutes of two formats known as GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test. Details about both the format are given below:
It includes standards of candidate evaluation process such as verbal reasoning, analytical writing skills and quantitative reasoning
It concentrates on a particular subject test based on the candidate’s profile and as per the requirement of the college.
Each unit of GRE syllabus for both general and subject tests are elaborated below:
Analytical Writing targets to test the candidate’s skills and ability to deal with logic and clarity of complex ideas. This section also evaluates whether the applicant is capable enough to write a logical and evidence-based argument, keep alive the idea and take control of the writing flow.
GRE Syllabus for Verbal Reasoning
The verbal reasoning section measures the candidate’s analytical skills, the ability to come to a conclusion, summarizing, breaking down word meanings, and more.
GRE Syllabus for Quantitative Reasoning
The quantitative reasoning section tests the ability to understand the quantitative information, applying mathematical concepts of geometry, algebra, statistics, etc. and analyzing and interpreting quantitative information, solving mathematical problems etc. Some of the topics covered under this section of the GRE exam are:
The test consists of approximately 190 five-choice questions related to Biology. The topics include:
The test consists of approximately 130 multiple-choice questions related to the four fields into which chemistry has been traditionally divided
Each edition of the test of this subject includes approximately 230 questions on, poetry, essays, the short story, the drama, the novel, biography, criticism, literary theory and the history of the language.
The exam on this subject contains 205 multiple-choice questions approximately. Each question has five choices from which the candidate has to choose one option which he thinks is correct. This includes the following Topics :
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