About the GRE
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a widely used exam for graduate school admissions, including business and law schools. Apart from the GRE General Test, there are multiple GRE Subject Tests that are specialized for prospective graduate students with majors in certain fields. Learn more about the GRE and its variants on the Official GRE Site.
GRE Exam Format
The GRE General Test is available in at-home and test center formats, but GRE Subject Tests are only available at testing centers. GRE General Tests may include modified variants of already published questions with appropriately adjusted answers. The format of each subject test varies according to the area of study it relates to.
GRE General Test Format
|Analytical Writing||2 Analysis Tasks (Issue and Argument)||30 minutes/task|
|Verbal Reasoning||Two 20 Question Sections||30 minutes/section|
|Quantitative Reasoning||Two 20 Question Sections||35 minutes/section|
|Total||160 Questions + 2 Tasks||3 Hours 10 Minutes|