GRE (Graduate Record Examination)
Conducted by ETS- Educational Testing Service
Graduate Record Examination is the general test is the world’s largest assessment program for graduate admissions. Over a half million individuals take the GRE in over 1,000 test centers in 160 countries every year. And scores are accepted at thousands of graduate programs around the world, for masters and doctoral degrees. More than 1,200 business schools around the world accept the GRE, including top-ranked MBA programs according to The Financial Times, U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek. And a handful (currently 19) law schools in the US accept GRE scores, including a few of the very best schools: Harvard, Columbia, Georgetown, and Northwestern.
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardized test that is required to be taken by students seeking admission to graduate schools. The exam has been developed to evaluate the verbal, analytical and mathematical skills of the candidates. GRE is a computer-based test and has a user-friendly design. Individuals applying to graduate schools in order to pursue a Masters of Science (MS) or MBA are required to take the exam.
It comprises of 3 sections
1. Verbal Reasoning— Measures your ability to analyze and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it, analyze relationships among component parts of sentences and recognize relationships among words and concepts
2. Quantitative Reasoning— Measures problem-solving ability, focusing on basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis.
3. Analytical Writing— Measures critical thinking and analytical writing skills, specifically your ability to articulate and support complex ideas clearly and effectively