GRE Exam - General Exam
The General GRE Exam consists of 3 sections, the
* Analytical writing sections.
The Analytical writing section is the latest addition. There are two versions of GRE Exam.
* Paper Based GRE EXAM
* Computer Based GRE EXAM
The student is given the choice of taking GRE Exam on paper or on the computer.
This section helps to determine the students writing and analyzing skills. There are two parts in this section that needs to be answered by the student. The first part has to be finished in 45 minute time limit. The student has to write an essay on the issue of a give topic. The second part deals with analysis of an argument and needs to be completed within 30 minutes. Of the 3 sections the writing test is the first to be taken.
Examples on topics of the Analytical section are available online on the GRE Online web page.
The student is allowed to take the GRE Exam only once in a month and a total of 5 times in one year period.
The unofficial GRE scores of the tests are available to the student as soon as the GRE Exam is completed.
The official GRE scores are sent to the student and to the institutions to which the student would be applying within 10 to 15 days after the GRE Exam.
The student can register for the GRE Exam online in the GRE: Graduate Record Examinations Information
web site or by calling the 800 number given in the Information and Registration Bulletin.