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GRE Eligibility Criteria

Acronym GRE facts
GRE eligibility criteria No specific eligibility criteria to pursue postgraduate programmes
Test type GRE General (Aptitude) GRE Subject (Subjective)
Test duration 3 hours 45 minutes
Test sections Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing
GRE score 130-170( per section) Analytical writing: 1-6

GRE 2017 scores are used by admissions panels at different universities across the world to supplement a candidate's undergraduate records, recommendation letters and other qualifications for graduate-level study. Although, the test does not have any specific GRE eligibility criteria and does not bar anyone from applying for it, aspirants sitting for it have to keep in mind the requirements of the individual institutes they would be applying to.

Aspirants who are interested in pursuing a master's degree, specialised master's course or MBA usually sit for the GRE Test 2017 after fulfilling the eligibility criteria. For any master's course, candidates are required to hold a graduation degree first. A candidate may sit for the GRE 2017 but his/ her scores in the test will alone not be the yardstick for admission in the selection procedure of institute of choice. Also, different institutes have their own GRE eligibility criteria that students have to fulfil.

Gre Fees:

The registration fee to take the GRE is $195. This is cheaper than the $250 fee that you have to pay for GMAT. ETS is also willing to be flexible on the GRE test fee for test takers who can prove their financial hardship.

There are extra charges ($50) if you want to change your center or reschedule the test.

The GRE exam fees in Indian currency (Rupees) is INR 12,000. This test pricing is based on an exchange rate of 62 Rupees/Dollar. Use the prevailing rate to find the latest registration cost of the GRE test in rupees.