GRE General Test is the standard exam that tests students’ verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing skills.
Analytical Writing – The analytical writing section aims to measure the test taker’s ability to articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively, support ideas with relevant reasons and examples, examine claims and accompanying evidence, sustain a well-focused, coherent discussion and control the elements of standard written English.
Verbal Reasoning – The verbal reasoning section aims to measure the test taker’s ability to analyses and draw conclusions from discourse, reason from incomplete data, identify author’s assumptions and/or perspective, select important points, distinguish major from minor or relevant points, summarize text, understand the structure of a text, understand the meanings of words, sentences and entire texts and understand relationships among words and concepts.
Quantitative Reasoning – The quantitative reasoning section aims to measure the test taker’s ability to understand quantitative information, interpret and analyse quantitative information, solve problems using mathematical models, and apply basic mathematical skills and elementary mathematical concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics.
The computer delivered GRE General Test can be taken once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period (365 days).