Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Course in Hyderabad:
GRE i.e., ‘Graduate Record Examination’ is a general standardized test which is required for getting admission in graduate school or business school of the foreign universities. For entering the foreign universities in the countries such as USA, Canada, Germany and so on, it is mandatory to clear the GRE examination. The GRE exam is conducted by Educational Testing Service (ETS). GRE exam tests your quantitative aptitude, verbal reasoning and analytical writing skills in order to judge your preparedness for foreign Graduate or business level academic studies and work.
The admission committees in the foreign universities and college evaluate and consider your GRE Score, academic records, SOPs, LORs and supporting documents, to comprehend your readiness for the foreign graduate or business studies. GRE exam tests your command on quantitative aptitude topics such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, mathematic, data analysis and vocabulary, verbal reasoning skills along with analytical essay writing capabilities. The GRE test is approximately of 4 hours.
GRE Exam Format
The GRE exam comprises of three sections, namely:
- Analytical Writing OR Essay Writing Section
- Verbal Ability OR Reasoning Section
- Quantitative Aptitude OR Reasoning Section
The analytical writing is also known as Essay writing section. This section tests your ability to comprehend the given topic, articulate your thoughts and provide your responses to multifaceted ideas in a simple, clear and logical way. It comprises of two separate tasks. First task will ask you to analyse an issue. In this task, you are required to read an opinion on any general topic and will be given instructions on how to respond to the issue.
As per the given instructions, you have to give your perspective on the given issue. Second task is to analyse an argument. For the task of analysing an argument, one needs to consider an argument in accordance with the instructions given in the prompt. In this task, your job is to analyze the elements of the given argument. Remember, here one shouldn’t provide his/her personal opinion in support or contradiction to the given argument.
You have total 1 Hour to complete this section i.e., 30 minutes to complete each of the tasks. The score range for this analytical writing section is 0 to 6.
The Verbal Reasoning section examines your ability to analyse the given topics, understanding of relationships between the parts of the sentences, vocabulary skills, English language grammar, concepts and so on. Verbal ability section consists of variety of questions such as reading comprehension, text completion, sentence equivalence and so on.
In the Reading Comprehension (RC) section, you will be asked to read one or more paragraphs on a given topic or an argument and you will have to answer questions on the same. For answering RC questions, you will have to understand the central theme of the given topic, draw conclusions or inferences related to given topic, phrase the sentences and so on. You will be asked approximately ten RC questions in each verbal section.
A text completion (TC) sections demands you to fill the blanks in order, to complete the sentence. You may be given one, two or three blanks to fill and complete the sentence. For each blank in the sentence, you must select one correct answer choice from the appropriate column, mixing and matching your choice options until you come up with a right combination that makes sense. Roughly six such TC questions have to be answered in each verbal section. To master TC questions, you should build a good English vocabulary and understand logical clues between the sentences and so on.
The Sentence equivalence (SE) segment asks you to fill a single blank with two choices that creates two logically similar sentences. Approximately four SE type questions are asked in every verbal section. In order, to score good marks in SE section, you need to work on building your English language vocabulary and understanding the logical links or hints between the sentences.
You will have to complete Verbal Reasoning section in 1 Hour. Total 2 to 3 Verbal reasoning sections will appear in GRE exam in which one section is experimental section that is not counted for marks. So, 30 minutes for each of the two Verbal sections which come to total as 1 hour, will be given for Verbal Reasoning Section. The valid score range for this Verbal Reasoning section is 130 to 170.
The Quantitative Aptitude or Reasoning section tests your quantitative skills, ability to solve algebra, geometry, mathematical, data analysis and other reasoning problems with quantitative methods. The Quantitative Aptitude questions are of many formats such as quantitative comparison, problem solving, discrete quantitative questions and such like.
Quantitative comparison questions ask you to compare two quantities and ascertain the relationship between the two by taking any additional information given for the given comparison. You will approximately get eight such types of questions to solve in each Quantitative section. To answer such question’s you should learn and understand the shortcut methods, mathematical formulas and so on.
Problem solving questions are multiple choice questions (MCQs). You may be asked to select one or more correct options from the given list of choices. To solve such question’s you should have clear understanding of the mathematical concepts, shortcut strategies, best logical approaches, data and chart analysis and so on.
The Discrete quantitative questions are of three types, multiple choice questions, multiple answer questions and numeric entry questions. Multiple choice questions consist of five choices and you have to select the one correct answer. Multiple answer questions could have anywhere from 3 to 12 answer choices, any number of which could be correct, from just one to all of them. Numeric entry questions are questions in which no answer choices are given and you have to give the answer. The answer to such question can be positive or negative integer, decimal or fraction.
You have total 35 minutes to complete each section of the Quantitative Aptitude section. Total 2 to 3 Quantitative reasoning sections will appear in the GRE exam in which one section is experimental section that will not be counted for marks. Total 2 Quantitative reasoning sections are compulsory which means you will get total 1 Hour and 10 minutes to complete two sections of Quantitative Aptitude section. The valid score range for this Quantitative Reasoning section is 130 to 170.
Optimum GRE Score
In order, to get admission to a good foreign college or university, you should score at least 150+ marks in each Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude section and 3.5+ pointers in Analytical Writing section. If you will score 160+ marks in each Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude section and 4+ pointers in Analytical Writing section, then you will definitely get admission to the best foreign college or universities. GRE score cutoff list varies from one university to the other. You can easily get the GRE score cutoff list of various colleges or universities from their respective college or university websites.
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