GRE Revised General Test

The Educational Testing Service, ETS, has structured the exam to assess a student's preparation in each of three skill areas that are desirable for success in graduate school. The three skill areas that the GRE revised General Test measures are the following: Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning and the GRE Revised General Test are TIMED exam.

The test provides a review feature, which allows candidates to tag particular questions which can be revisited later or skipped for the time being.

The GRE Revised General Test is different from other in many ways:

The test provides new feature called review, which gives facility to candidate to tag any particular questions which they want to revisit later

It is also possible to move back and forward through a section.

During the exam in particular section, candidates have choice to change their answers.

The GRE Revised General Test included following three skill areas:

  1. Analytical Writing

  2. Verbal Reasoning and

  3. Quantitative Reasoning.

Analytic Writing: 2 essays, 30 minutes each

To analyze your analytical reasoning, organization, and analysis skill the writing section of GRT is used. An issue essay and an argument essay the two essays which are included. In the essay questions answers are not right or wrong, and it will be measured by 2 readers.

In the Analytical Writing section candidate needs to draft an Issue essay and an Argument essay. The test takers will presented with every single topic of each essay. These two essays are different from each other in issue essay you need to analyses an issue and in other side arguments. You can criticize and also pass comment on statement that you got.

You have to focus more on essay topic likewise on Subject and circumstance, comparatively outside knowledge, and you have seriously engage with the topic rather than philosophized regarding it.

In the GRE revised General Test structure the Analytical Writing section will be always first.

The Analytical Writing section has total time of 60 minutes, 30 minutes separately for each section.

The score will be counted on scale of 0 − 6, in 0.5 point increments in the Analytical Writing Section.

Essays-Issue and Argument: You must write an issue and an argument essay for the general test, both of them must be different from each other.

The Issue Writing Task: A topic will be given to you-often a questionable one. And you will be asked to give your opinion on that.

You can take examples to support your point of view. You have 30 minutes to prepare your reply.

The Argument Writing task: A single topic will be given to you which generally includes a bit of arguments or bit of article. When you are writing the arguments essay, your goal is to seriously analyze and figure out statement given to you not to agree or disagree with it. 30 minutes will given to you for planning your argument essay.

To score more, you have to write clearly and effectively. For that you need to be care full about following things:

  • Express complex ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Research on claims and discuss with evidence.
  • Give appropriate example to support your claims.
  • Discussion would be continually well focused.
  • Control the standard written English component.

Your score will be inspect by graduate schools to examine your writing and analytical skills. Two independent trained readers will read your essay, and they individually score each essay based on many factors, and then average will be counted by combining both scores. The score will be given in the range from zero to six, in half-point increments, According to ETS criteria which are used to score the issue and argument essay. Even if grammar and spellings are more important than coherent, finish, and persuasive in essay.

Writing Well

Contrary to general belief, you cannot immediately start writing an essay you have to enhance your writing skill and there are several “rules” that you must have to aware for writing brief essay, it should be effective and simple to understand.

Planning, organization and practice must needed for writing a successful essay. The objective for writing an essay is to bring a particular meaning to your audience. Your audience will follow along as you make your claims with the help of developing message and keeping to a general pattern. Your writing should be as above all and your own. Also it should clearly reflect what is important for the world to know according to you.

Break: 10 minutes

Verbal Reasoning: Two sections each with 20 questions, 30 minutes for each section

Every section have a combo of reading apprehension question that would be single answer, multiple answer or selected from passage, text conclusion would be one, two or three blanks. And sentence compatibility questions.

The verbal section contains much amount of reading comprehension, text completion and sentence equivalence questions. There are three different types of reading comprehension questions and three types of text completion questions.

This section contains 3 types of questions:

  1. Reading Comprehension

  2. Text Completion

  3. Sentence Equivalence questions

These kind of questions more consenters on reading and interpretation rather than only vocabulary.

Quantitative Reasoning: 2 sections each with 20 questions, 35 minutes for each section

In each quantitative reasoning segment (also general called the “math's GRE sections” ) contain combination of objective question, quantitative analysis and user input questions.

Unscored Section: Math's or verbal segment may also be covers in the exam in an experimental section. You will have two experimental segments during test it would be maths or verbal, you will know that which of them will given to you in test either maths or verbal but you done have any idea about that which of the two identical sections will be experimental. The experimental section score will not counted in your score, and is only used by ETS for try out new questions to use in future exams.

Considering above example, the unscored section is last section but the order is not same it could be in any combinations. For example, your exam should be maths-verbal-maths-verbal-unscored, or maths-verbal-unscored-maths-verbal, etc.

The Concepts of maths: The maths section contains concepts which you have learned before and you are familiar with that likewise: Arithmetic, algebra, and geometry and data analysis. Even if you have not been exposed maths in last few months, you will have to practices that fundamentals to get more score on maths section, you have to be Awair of maths concepts and questions for appear in exam. There are 4 types of questions like wise: Single-answer multiple choices, MCQs with one or more answers, quantitative comparison and numeric entry.