The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for most Graduate Schools in the United States. It is required for admissions to masters and doctoral degree programs in various universities
GRE aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of learning.
The validity is 3 years.
You must register online to take the GRE in advance of your test date; walk-in GRE registration at test centers is not accepted. The GRE is administered by ETS and given at Prometric testing centers.
Content of GRE
There are three GRE sections: Verbal, Quantitative and Analytical Writing. The GRE tests college-level vocabulary and verbal reasoning; basic math concepts in arithmetic, algebra, and geometry; and your writing and analytical skills. Start to finish, the exam will take you 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete.
What is GRE Subject Test?
In GRE Subject Tests they test your knowledge of a particular subject like chemistry or literature. Not every school requires a GRE Subject Test, but many of the most competitive programs do.
ETS offers the Subject Tests three times a year; they are not part of the standard GRE.
There are six GRE Subjects test: biology, chemistry, English literature, math, physics, and psychology.