GRE-The GRE is a standardiased Examination conducted by the Educational Testing Services (ETS).
The GRE is a standardiased Examination conducted by the Educational Testing Services (ETS), United States of America. It tests such abilities of the candidates as may be deemed as essential to have by almost any and every University abroad.
The GRE is a standardiased Examination conducted by the Educational Testing Services (ETS), United States of America. It tests such abilities of the candidates as may be deemed as essential to have by almost any and every University abroad. The exam tests the students on important areas such as :
Verbal reasoning and
These areas are pre-requisites for every course offered in the Universities the world over. Further GRE guages the under-graduate students in eight major areas of study.
Cell and Molecular Biology
Literature in English
However, A high score in GRE (Graduate Record Examination) alone does not guarantee admission to any of the graduate Schools or Universities abroad,
but the test can be looked upon as the first major hurdle to be cleared in the process of getting admission in the Graduate school of choice.
Institutions accepting the GRE scored are available at : http://www.ets.org/s/gre/pdf/gre_aidi_fellowships.pdf
TEST CONTENT AND STRUCTURE:
1. VERBAL REASONING:
The Verbal Reasoning section measures your ability to:
analyze and draw conclusions from discourse; reason from incomplete data; identify author's assumptions and/or perspective; understand multiple levels of meaning, such as literal, figurative and author's intent
select important points; distinguish major from minor or relevant points; summarize text; understand the structure of a text
understand the meanings of words, sentences and entire texts; understand relationships among words and among concepts
Featuring new types of questions, the Verbal Reasoning section measures your ability to understand what you read and how you apply your reasoning skill
2. QUANTITATIVE REASONING:
The Quantitative Reasoning section measures your ability to:
understand quantitative information
interpret and analyze quantitative information
solve problems using mathematical models
apply basic mathematical skills and elementary mathematical concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics
With increased emphasis on data interpretation and real-life scenarios, this section has new types of questions that require you to show your quantitative reasoning ability. To reduce the emphasis on computation, the computer-based test includes an on-screen calculator. And, if you are taking the paper-based test, a calculator will be provided at the test center.
3. ANALYTICAL REASONING:
The Analytical Writing section measures your ability to:
articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively
support ideas with relevant reasons and examples
examine claims and accompanying evidence
sustain a well-focused, coherent discussion
control the elements of standard written English
The Analytical Writing section requires you to provide focused responses based on the tasks presented, so you can accurately demonstrate your skill in directly responding to a task.
4. Modified Versions of Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning Questions
The test you take may include questions that are modified versions of published questions or of questions you have already seen on the test. Some modifications are
substantial; others are less apparent.
Even if a question appears to be similar to a question you have already seen, it may in fact be different and have a different answer. Pay careful attention to the
wording of each question.