6 simple steps to deal with the GRE exam

  • If you want to get admission in any reputed foreign country then you have to work harder and have to start preparations from your graduation.

  • GRE is one of the exams which provides platform to take admission in Post Graduate programmes in America and Canada.

  • And for best preparation to get admission in such reputed institutes follow some simple steps listed below:

1. Pre-requisites of the GRE

  • For GRE preparation the first and important step is to secure a date of exam.

  • And take exam date around six months after from the date you start your GRE preparation, so you get quality time to be prepared for exam.

  • It will be 6000 Rs. fees for single attempt of exam.

  • Recheck about your reserved seats because many time it happed that candidates doesn’t get time and date which they actually wish due to slots get full.

  • Make sure that you get your seat reserved on time and according to your availability, it happens many times when candidates do not get a test date according to their wishes as the slots get full.

  • Usually the GRE exams are conducted five times in a week in most of the countries.

  • And minimum time limit between two attempts is one month and most of the universities will count max score among your attempts.

  • The main aim behind GRE is to verbal and quantitative aptitude with writing skills and test needs to check fundamental knowledge of class 10th mathematics and fundamental fluency in written English.

2. GRE exam format

  • And after securing seat second step is to be aver of exam format of GRE exam so here we are:

  • GRE exam will be of two-and-a- half hour long computerized test.

  • The exam contains three different sections like:

    1. Quantitative,

    2. Verbal and

    3. Essay.

  • All the questions will be objective type with five options, accepts the essay section.

  • The total marks for the GRE exam are 600, and the essay section will examine in grad from 1 to 6.

  • Quantitative and Verbal section both carried 800 marks.

  • And it will depend on post graduate cores you want to take admission that how many marks you require for admission in a particular section.

  • 1,400 or above score will be considered as good score and same as in essay section 5 or above grade considered as good score.

3. Make your GRE strategy

  • In any filed for success the most and important part is strategy so you also have to apply this thing in GRE preparation for best possible score.

  • Some of the strategy we suggest you they are as follow:

  • Before moving to next question make sure that you have attempted previous question which mean you have selected any of the available options from the choice and confirms it before moving to next question, you cannot return to question after attempting it so be sure regarding the question you attempt.

  • GRE exam is adaptive has nature so the question you have attempted first will be off average difficulty.

  • Ones you select correct answer next question will be bit harder and vice versa if you answer the first question wrong then next question will be easier.

  • And after you attempt 7 to 10 questions computer fixes a difficulty level for you according to your answer in the previous questions.

  • If you attempt harder question then chances of getting high score will increase consequently.

  • And the first question weightage is maximum followed closely by the second and then so on.

  • Your performance in first 1 to 7 questions is matters for example: if you answer first eight questions correctly than your score will between 700 to 800 which is good score.

  • So spend more time on that question even if you Miss 2-3 questions in end.

  • Because good presentation in the early questions will help you to score well in the exam and increase the chances to score of 800.

4. GRE quantitative section

  • This section of the GRE exam carries 28 questions with time limit of 45 minutes.

  • And if you attempts this section very good then your chances to get 750+ score will increase.

  • For that you have to surely attempt first 10 questions correct so that it will helps you more.

  • Spend more time on these questions.

  • For calculation blank sheet will provided to you and use because it will save time and confusion occur from mental calculation.

  • It is more preferable to note question related to statistic and geometry and draw figures to scale it.

  • Also read all the figures and units carefully.

  • Verify all the answer choices in algebra questions.

5. GRE verbal section

  • The verbal section contain 30 questions with time limit of 30 minutes.

  • In this section you first have to carefully read the passage and answer question according to that passage.

  • The passage will be long and time consuming and it is not easy to read 1500 word with scrolling up and down, so prepare well for this section to score high.

  • For attempting this section well you need to be aware about the GRE word list of 3,500 words.

  • For preparation of this section consult the reference books to score high and try to enhance your reading speed.

  • Most of the candidates find this section lengthier.

  • So practice it much to enhance your speed.

6. GRE essay section

  • Don’t think that a good GRE essay should display your vocabulary, neither should it turn out a masterwork.

  • Because they don’t expect that you write something like a good author or a perfectionist within half hour.

  • So focus on grammar and meaningful construct sentences rather than writing complex sentences.

  • And write essay in clear and logical thoughts throw out.