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GRE Registration

PBPiyush Bhartiya
Updated OnSep 24, 2020

GRE Registration

The full form of GRE is the Graduate Record Examination. The GRE is the general test which is conducted by the Educational Testing Centre for graduate admissions. It is one of the largest World’s assessment programs. Also, students who want to pursue a master’s, MBA or PhD have to appear for the GRE general test.

The GRE test is accepted by thousands of colleges and graduate schools all around the world. The GRE exam is of two types, one is a general test and the other is a subject test. In GRE general test students are evaluated in analytical writings, quantitative ability and verbal reasoning skills. In GRE subject test candidates have to evaluate a particular subject like Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Literature, etc.

How to Register

The Question: How to register for the GRE test is the main concern of the candidates.

There are multiple ways to register for the GRE test. Two popular ways through which candidates can register for the test are online and phone. Apart from this, you can register through fax and mail.

The process of the online register for GRE test is given below – 

  • Create an ETS account on the official website (www.ets.org/gre).
  • Choose the type of exam either GRE general or GRE subject test.
  • Select exam Centre and test date.
  • Fill up your academic details.
  • Then proceed to pay for registration fee $205.
  • At last print the acknowledgement. 

The process of register GRE through the phone – 

  • Candidates need to call the Regional Registration Centre (RRC).
  • The centre is known as Prometric which is located in Gurgaon, Haryana.
  • The contact number is 91-124-4147700.
  • The call must be made at least two business days before the preferred test date.
  • When you call for registration, a confirmation number, reporting time and test centre address will be provided to you.
  • You need to make a payment from any mode like debit card, MasterCard etc.

The process of register GRE via mail – 

  • Download the registration form from the website which is in PDF.
  • Complete the registration form for the paper-delivered GRE general test.
  • After filling up all the details mail the registration form with payment proof or receipt to the address printed on the form.
  • The form must be received at ETS by the registration deadline.

Registration Process

 There are different steps in the registration process for the GRE test.

The following steps for the Registration process are given below –

  • Candidates need to create an account on the official website of ETS (www.ets.org/gre).
  • Candidates need to flesh out their profile.
  • Candidates need to select their exam centre and exam date. 
  • Select the type of test either GRE general or GRE subject test.
  • After filling up all the details go for the payment gateway for booking the seat.

Registration for GRE

The GRE is the test which follows some following steps for the registration process.

The steps for registration for GRE is as follows – 

  • Candidates need to create an account on the official website of ETS (www.ets.org/gre).
  • Candidates need to flesh out their profile.
  • Candidates need to select their exam centre and exam date. 
  • Select the type of test either GRE general or GRE subject test.
  • After filling up all the details go for the payment gateway for booking the seat.

GRE Registration Fees

The GRE Registration fee is $205 at most of Centre’s. This fee is cheaper than the GMAT fee. You have to pay extra charges of $50 if you want to change your exam centre or reschedule your exam. The GRE exam fees in India currency is INR 13,500. 

  • In most of the test centres, the Registration fee for GRE is $205.
  • In Indian currency, it is INR 13,500.
  • You need to pay an extra $50 if you change your centre or reschedule your exam.

GRE Registration Dates

The GRE Registration dates are different for US locations and Other locations outside the US. The date for GRE Registration may vary sometimes. 

  • The deadline of the GRE Registration date for the US location is 4 October 2019.
  • The deadline of the GRE Registration date for outside US locations is 27 September 2019.

The recent year deadlines for registration are as follows. GRE dates for general exam – 

  • The Regular deadline of registration for test date 9 November 2020 is 27 September 2020 and the late deadline for registration is 4 October 2020.
  • The Regular deadline of registration for test date 1 February 2021 is 20 December 2020 and the late deadline for registration is 27 December 2020.

GRE dates for subject wise exam – 

  • The Regular deadline of registration for test date 4 April 2020 is 21 February 2020 and the late deadline for registration is 28 February 2020.
  • The Regular deadline of registration for test date 14 September 2020 is 2 August 2020 and the late deadline for registration is 9 August 2020.

GRE Exam Online Registration

 There are two popular modes of GRE Registration online and phone. The online mode of registration is easy compared to others. You should always carry your documents handy while filling the registration form online like personal details, academic details, identification proof, passport number etc.

The GRE exam online Registration process is as follows – 

  • Create an ETS account on the official website (www.ets.org/gre).
  • Choose the type of exam either GRE general or GRE subject test.
  • Select exam Centre and test date.
  • Fill up your academic details.
  • Then proceed to pay for registration fee $205.
  • At last print the acknowledgement. 

FAQs

Q: How do I register for the GRE?

A: There are different processes of GRE registration. The two most popular are online registration and through the phone. Also, you can register via fax and mail.

Q: How late can you register for GRE?

A: The late deadline for registration of GRE for US location is 3 Jan 2020 and outside US location is 27 Dec 2019. 

Q: How much does it cost to take GRE?

A: The registration fees for the GRE is $205. This is cheaper than GMAT fees. If any candidate will change his or her exam centre or reschedule an exam, then the candidate has to pay extra charges of $50.

Q: Is the GRE difficult?

A: Yes, GRE is more difficult than other exams like GMAT, ACT and SAT. GMAT exams include mathematics in the test even then the GRE exam is more difficult as it includes more challenging vocabulary and reading passages.

Q: What is the good score on the GRE?

A: The 75th percentile score is pretty good which is about 157 in verbal and 160 in quantitative. A 90th percentile is an excellent score which is about 162 in verbal and 166 in Quant.

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Piyush Bhartiya
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Piyush values education and has studied from the top institutes of IIT Roorkee, IIM Bangalore, KTH Sweden and Tsinghua University in China. Post completing his MBA, he has worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group and focused on building sales and marketing vertical for top MNCs and Indian business houses.