GRE is a standardized test that is accepted for admission to various disciplines at many graduate and business schools across the globe.
Aspirants can apply for the test irrespective of age and qualification. The GRE test is available in two formats. They are GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test. The GRE 2017 Test Syllabus is different for both the formats. While the GRE General test measures a candidate’s verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills, the GRE Subject Test judges the candidate’s expertise in specific fields like Biology, Literature, mathematics, among others. The GRE general test is scored on a scale of 130-170, the subjects tests are scored on a 200-990 scale.
The Course Outline for the GRE General Test format
- Analysis of an Argument
- Analysis of an Issue
- Verbal Reasoning
- Text Completion
- Sentence Completions
- Reading Comprehension
- Quantitative Reasoning
- Numeric Entry
- Problem Solving
- Quantitative Comparisons
- Data Interpretation (Graph)
The Course Outline for the GRE Subject Test format
The Subject Test is meant for candidates who have extensive knowledge in one of these seven disciplines.
- Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
- Literature in English