About Graduate Record Exam (GRE) 2020

Diksha NautiyalUpdated On: 24 Apr, 2020 12:42 IST

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About GRE 2020

To study graduate programmes at a foreign university, you will need to take the Graduate Record Exam, commonly known as GRE. GRE is one of the biggest and the most common examinations for admission to Graduate schools abroad. The examination is conducted by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). 


Updates on GRE (COVID 19 Alert)

Due to the currently prevailing pandemic, ETS has launched a GRE General Test Special Home Edition. This was launched from 2nd April 2020. Now, candidates from around the world, except in Iran and mainland China, will be able to take the GRE exam from home. The registrations are now open for June 2020 dates. However, before registering, candidates will be required to ensure that they meet the requirements set by the ETS for equipment. 

The at-home testing solutions functions similar to the one at the test centre. Test takers will be able to preview, review, skip questions and change answers while taking the test at home. ETS will be publishing the Subject Test administration dates for the year 2020-21 from June 2020. The same will be updated here as well. For now, ETS has also waived off rescheduling fee for the test takers.

GRE Eligibility

To get admission in a graduate school abroad, you


GRE Test Preparation

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GRE Test Structure

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GRE Test Syllabus

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How to Apply for GRE

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Why is GRE Required?

The GRE is developed by ETS to measure one’s preparedness and qualifications for graduate programmes and business schools. GRE scores are used by graduate schools abroad to assess an applicant’s suitability for the chosen programme. The test evaluates and analyses critical thinking, problem-solving skills, verbal reasoning, analytical writing, quantitative reasoning and command on a particular subject area.  

GRE - Highlights

Exam Name



Graduate Record Examination

Conducting Body

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Exam Mode

Both Computer-Based and Paper-Based Mode

Types of GRE

GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test 

GRE Subject Tests Duration

2 hours 50 minutes

GRE General Test Duration (Computer-Based)

3 hours 45 minutes

GRE General Test Duration (Paper-Based)

3 hours 30 minutes

Accepted For

Postgraduate Courses Abroad 

Popular For

Master’s Degree Courses in Business

GRE Age Limit

No Age Limit


205 USD

GRE Validity

Valid for 5 Years

Types of GRE

1) GRE General Test

GRE General Test is taken by candidates seeking admission to master’s degree courses and doctorate degrees including Business and Law courses. To take the GRE Subject Test, you should have studied that subject as a major in your undergraduate degree but, for the GRE General Test, your academic background does not come out to be a barrier. 

2) GRE Subject Test

The GRE Subject Test measures and analyses your knowledge of a particular subject or a field of study. With the help of this test, you can show your in-depth understanding of a specific subject and the schools will consider that for admitting you. You can use the GRE Subject Tests scores to stand out from the rest of the applicants.

GRE Test Centres in India

Here is a list of GRE test centres located in the major cities of India.

GRE Test Centres in New Delhi

  • Council for American Education - A-260 (3rd Floor), Defence Colony, New Delhi

  • Cyberstation - CPS Global, E-512, 3rd Floor Sector 7, Dwarka (Near Ramphal Chowk), New Delhi

  • Merit - A-9, Qutab Institutional Area, Qutab Institutional Area, Near JNU, U.S.O Road, Shaheed Jit Singh Marg, New Delhi

GRE Test Centres in Chandigarh 

  • Saint Kabir Public School - Sector 26 – Computer Lab, Chandigarh

GRE Test Centres in Gurugram

  • ETS Onsite UAS Intl Production Lab - 2nd Floor, DLF Infinity Tower A, Sector 25, Gurgaon

  • Prometric Testing Private Limited - Iris Tech Park, 2nd Floor Tower A, Sector 48, Sohna Road, Gurgaon

GRE Test Centres in Bangalore

  • IDomain Technologies - No 65, First Floor, 2nd A–Cross, KHB Colony, Koramangala, 5th Block, Opposite to Peas Park, Bangalore

  • Prometric Testing Private Limited - 3rd Floor Tower B Prestige Shanti Niketan, Whitefield, ITPL Road, South Taluk, Bangalore

GRE Test Centres in Mumbai

  • Everonn Systems India Limited - Marwah House, Saki Vihar Road, Saki Naka, Andheri East, Mumbai

  • Prometric Testing Private Limited - 6th Floor, Techniplex1, Goregaon (W), Ratnakar Bank Building, Balwa Group, Mumbai

GRE Test Centres in Hyderabad

  • Prometric Testing Private Limited - 9th Floor, Unit -2, Kapil Towers IT Block, Survey No 115/1, IT Park, Nanakramguda

GRE Test Centres in Chennai

  • Everonn Systems India Limited - 15, Jagannathan Road, Nungambakkam, 2nd Floor, Romar House

  • Prometric Testing Private Limited - Unit #8, 3rd Floor, Centennial Square, No 6A, Dr Ambedkar Road, Kodambakkam

GRE Test Centres in Kolkata

  • Indexpo Corporation - Binary House – 2, Circus Market Place, 2nd Near Our Lady Queen Of The Missions School, Park Circus

GRE Test Centres in Pune

  • GRAD Dreams Education Consulting Private Limited - 205–206, 2nd Floor, Manish Plaza, Opposite Bhramha Majestic, NIBM Road, Kondhwa

GRE Test Centres in Trivandrum

  • Prometric Testing Private Limited - 7th Floor, K.E.K Towers, Maloor Lane, Vazhuthacaud

  • Prometric Testing Private Limited - C/o Hotel Ruby Arena, Kumarapuram Road

GRE Test Centres in Ahmedabad

  • Prometric Testing Private Limited - 5th Floor, Unit 501, Parshwanath Esquare, Prahaladnagar Corporate Road, Prahaladnagar

GRE Test Centres in Allahabad

  • IPEM - 119/25A Mahatama Gandhi Marg, Civil Lines

GRE Test Centres in Coimbatore

  • ANCONS International - #15, Sethuram Bldg, Ground Floor, Sundaresan Layout, Lane adj IOB Race Course Br., Trichy Road

GRE Test Centres in Mysore

  • Exuberant Technologies Private Limited - #19, Block No 8, Diya Complex, Dr Rajkumar Road, JSS Layout

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