GRE 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility, Pattern

GRE stands for Graduate Record Examination that offers candidate admissions to master’s and doctoral degree programs in various universities of USA, Canada and few other countries. It is conducted by Educational Testing Service (ETS) and is established by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1939. GRE scores are based on the candidate’s verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills and the scoring scale is from 200 to 800. In this article, we will discuss on GRE 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility, Pattern, etc.

GRE 2024 Exam Date

EventsExam Dates
Application form availableFebruary 2024
Deadline to submit the application formMarch 2024
Admit CardApril 2024

GRE 2024 Eligibility

The following are the eligibility criteria for GRE 2024-

  • Candidate must have passed a undergraduate course in any discipline from a recognized university
  • There is no age limit to participate in the GRE examination

GRE 2024 Application Form

The following are the step by step guide on filling the application form online-

  • Visit the official website of GRE by following this link-
  • You have to first create an account on the website by using your email Id and password
  • After registering, the candidate must log in to the website followed by clicking on registration button
  • A page will appear, Select the “GRE General Test” from the dropdown and search for nearest test center
  • Now you will be prompted with selection of the preferred date and time which you can select based on your preference
  • Now preview page will appear and can be changed if something is wrong and click next
  • Now fill the background information correctly and click next
  • A window with test preparation item will be displayed and you can choose the preparation item by adding it to your cart followed by proceed to checkout button you can also add promotional code (if any) on the next step and click on pay now button
  • You will be provided with many options to pay fee- using credit/debit card, paypal and US bank transfer, etc.
  • Enter payment information and click on buy button
  • A conformation page with information will appear followed by an email with conformation of purchase

GRE Application Fee

The application fee for GRE general test is $213 which can be paid using using credit/debit card, paypal and US bank transfer, etc. GRE Subject Test costs $150 worldwide.

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GRE Special Handling Requests

Late Registration Fee$25
Standby testing$25
Changing the test center$50
Rescheduling fee for the rest of the world$50
GRE Subject Change Fee$50

GRE Examination Pattern

GRE examination can be given in both online and offline method. The following are the GRE examination pattern-

GRE SectionsDurationNo. of sectionsNo. of QuestionsDurationNo. of sectionsNo. of questions
Verbal Reasoning30 minutes22035 minutes225
Quantitative Reasoning35 minutes22040 minutes225
Analytical Writing60 minutes1230 minutes22
Total3 hours 45 Minutes7823 hours 30 minutes6102

GRE Syllabus

GRE examination is of two types General and Subject based examination. General is test for everyone and subject based test is for candidates seeking admission into those subjects and is demanded by the university. The following are the syllabus for GRE General Test-

Verbal Reasoning

  • Modifiers and Parallelism
  • Idioms and Idiomatic expressions
  • Verb tense
  • Pronoun Agreement
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Nouns, Adjectives, Pronouns

The GRE verbal Syllabus is divided into three parts:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Equivalence
  • Text Completion

Qualitative Analyis

  • Property and types of integer   
  • Lines and angles              
  • Descriptive statistics such as Median, Mean, Range, Mode, Percentiles, etc.       
  • Exponents
  • Power and roots             
  • Circles   Interpretation of data based on graphs, circle graphs, scatter plots, etc 
  • Algebraic Expressions – Factoring and Simplifying
  • Statistics             
  • Triangle               
  • Probability         
  • Equations and inequalities
  • Estimation          
  • Quadrilaterals   
  • Permutation and Combination  
  • Linear and Quadratic inequalities
  • Number properties        
  • Polygon               
  • Venn Diagrams Linear Equations
  • Percentage        
  • Three-dimensional figures          
  • Sets Theory       
  • Quadratic equations
  • Exponents and Roots    
  • Area, Perimeter, Volume                            
  • Word Problems
  • Ratio and proportions   
  • Angle Measurements                   
  • Speed, distance, and Time
  • Simple and Compound Interest                                
  • Profit and Loss
  • Arithmetic Operations                                  
  • Coordinate geometry

Analytical Writing

The GRE syllabus for analytical writing is divided into two tasks:

  • Analyse and Argument
  • Analyze and Issue

GRE Subject Test Syllabus

The GRE syllabus for the subject test consists of six disciplines:

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology

GRE Examination Center in India

The following are the cities where GRE examination is conducted-

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Allahabad
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  • Cochin
  • Gandhinagar
  • Gwalior
  • Gurgaon
  • Vadodara
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Indore
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Nashik
  • Nizamabad
  • Pune
  • Patna
  • Trivandrum
  • Vijayawada.

GRE Result

The result of the GRE exam will be evaluated and scored out of 800. After giving the examination the candidate have to wait for 10–15 days after your test date, your official scores will be available in your ETS account and. You will receive an email notification from ETS when your official scores are available and you can print your score. You can use the score for 5 years and if you are not happy with your scores then you can apply for the examination again using the same account.

Top Universities Accepting GRE Scores

The following are some of the universities that accepts GRE scores-

University accepting GRE ScoresVerbalQuantitativeWriting
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)1581595.3
Stanford University1591584.8
University of California, Berkeley153 – 1561674.5
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)1551675.0
University of Virginia1631664.5
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor1601675.0
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill1581604.5
Georgia Institute of Technology1581674.3
University of California – San Diego1621605.5
University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign1551654.0
University of Wisconsin – Madison1631634.5
University of Washington1561674.0
Pennsylvania State University1501653.0
University of Florida (UFL)1541653.0
University of Texas, Austin1551654.0
Ohio State University1561654.0
California Institute of Technology1601575.0
Duke University1601604.5
University of Chicago1581674.0
Northwestern University1601605.0
Washington University in St. Louis1611605.0
Johns Hopkins University1631644.8
Rice University1601675.0
Emory University1531634.0-6.0
University of Notre Dame1651655.3
Vanderbilt University1571664.8
William and Mary1581604.5
Johns Hopkins University1591624.2


How long is the GRE Score valid for?

GRE score is valid for a period of five years from the day of the examination

How many times can I retake the GRE test?

Candidates can appear for the GRE General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period

How to register for the computer-based GRE test?

The GRE exam is conducted around the year across the world, the aspirants are advised to register for the exam early in order to get their preferred location and test date.

What are the eligibility criteria for CPNET?

Eligibility criteria for CPNET are that the candidate may include educational qualifications and age restriction.

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