Graduate Record Examination
GRE is an aptitude test that helps institutions select suitable candidate for their program.
GRE is administered by ETS- Educational Testing Services USA. The score of GRE is accepted by many of universities and colleges arround the globe.
The GRE® General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and
analytical writing skills that are not related to any specific field of study.
Registeration for GRE
To register to test in the U. S., American Samoa, Guam, U. S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada,
register online or call 1-443-751-4820 or 1-800-GRE-CALL (1-800-473-2255).
To register to test at an international location, register online or contact the appropriate
GRE Regional Registration Center.
GRE Centers in Pakistan
In Pakistan, there are three GRE centers:
Register to Test in International Locations
The computer-based General Test is not given every day at all test centers. Contact the appropriate Regional Registration Center (RRC) to verify test dates. There are four ways you can register for the computer-based General Test.
- Web: Online Registration (credit card only) - Not available in Nigeria.
- Phone: Use American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, VISA, or a voucher number. Call the appropriate RRC at least two business days before your preferred test date. A confirmation number, reporting time, and the test center address will be given to you when you call.
- Fax: Use American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, VISA, or a voucher number.
Fax the International Test Scheduling Form (PDF) to the appropriate RRC.
The form must be received at least seven days before your first-choice test date.
A confirmation number, reporting time, and the test center address will be faxed or mailed to you.
If you do not receive a confirmation of your appointment, call the appropriate RRC at least three business days
before your first-choice test date. If you missed your appointment and did not call the RRC, your
test fee will not be refunded. If you provide an e-mail address, you may receive a confirmation by e-mail.
- Mail: Mail the International Test Scheduling Form (PDF) to the appropriate RRC with appropriate payment.
ETS® now accepts payments via the Western Union® Quick PaySM service for computer-based testing
administrations. Only original receipts will be accepted by Prometric.
- Instructions on how to send a Quick Pay.
- Locate an agent in your country.
- When completing the payment services or blue form, please use the following codes under the "Pay To" section:
- Company Name: Educational Testing Service
- Company Code: GREPROGRAM NJ
- Country: USA
The General Test is offered year-round at computer-based test centers in the U.S., Canada, and many
other countries. It is offered at paper-based test centers in areas of the world where computer-based
testing is not available.
- Books Many books are available in the market for the preparation of GRE. The main disadvantage of book in the preparation is the lack of guidance in case of difficulties and the lack of quuick methods because book follow teacherless methods.
- Online Preparation the most modern and the most effective method is the online preparation with online teacher support. Many online institutions offer packages for effective preparation. www.cat.edu.pk College of Admission Tests. Through Prepare GRE Online
- Classroom Courses If you feel difficulty in self study methods then you can join classroom courses offered by any reputed institution in your region.
Revised Format of GRE
GRE is consisted of the following Parts
- Analytical Writing:
- Argument Analysis
- Critical Analysis
GRE Verbal Reasoning
The skills measured include the test taker's ability to
- analyze and evaluate written material and synthesize information obtained from it
- analyze relationships among component parts of sentences
- recognize relationships between words and concepts