GRE

The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for many graduate schools in the United States and Canada. The GRE is owned and administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS).

Prospective graduate and business school applicants from all around the world who are interested in pursuing a master's, specializing Master of Science (MS), MBA or doctoral degree take the GRE General Test. Each year over half a million candidates from 160 countries appear for the GRE General Test across 1,000 test centres. Over 1,200 business schools around the world accept GRE scores for graduate programmes.

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Test Structure

The GRE General Test is a computer delivered test that features question types that test the kind of understanding and critical thinking that graduate school programs require, such as graduate programmes in business and law.

Analytical Writing:

Number of Questions: One section with two separately timed tasks - One “Analyze an Issue” task and one “Analyze an Argument” task. Duration: 60 minutes (30 minutes per task)

Verbal Reasoning:

Number of Questions: 40 questions (Two sections with 20 questions per section),Duration: 60 minutes (30 minutes per section)

Quantitative Reasoning

Number of Questions: 40 questions (Two sections with 20 questions per section), Duration: 70 minutes (35 minutes per section)

Unscored Section

Number of Questions: Varies, Duration: Varies. This section can appear anywhere after the analytical reasoning section.

Research Section

Number of Questions: Varies, Duration: Varies. This section may appear instead of the unscored section. This section is primarily for research purposes.

Training Modules

Module 1: Analytical Writing

Measures critical thinking and analytical writing skills, including the ability to articulate and support complex ideas with relevant reasons and examples, and examine claims and accompanying evidence. The Analytical Writing section also measures your ability to sustain a well-focused, coherent discussion and control the elements of standard written English.

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  • 1. Articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively
  • 2. Support ideas with relevant reasons and examples
  • 3. Examine claims and accompanying evidence
  • 4. Sustain a well-focused, coherent discussion
  • 5. Control the elements of standard written English
Module 2: Quantitative Reasoning

Primarily measures the ability to understand, interpret and analyze quantitative information, solve problems using mathematical models, and apply the basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis.There is an emphasis on quantitative reasoning skills.The Quantitative Reasoning section measures your ability to:

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  • 1. Understand, interpret and analyze quantitative information.
  • 2. Solve problems using mathematical models.
  • 3. Apply basic skills and elementary concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis.
Module 3: Verbal Reasoning

Measures the ability to analyze and draw conclusions from discourse, reason from incomplete data, understand multiple levels of meaning, such as literal, figurative and author’s intent, summarize text, distinguish major from minor points, understand the meanings of words, sentences and entire texts, and understand relationships among words and among concepts. The Verbal Reasoning section measures your ability to:

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  • 1. Analyze and draw conclusions from discourse; reason from incomplete data; identify author's assumptions and/or perspective; understand multiple levels of meaning, such as literal, figurative and author's intent
  • 2. Select important points; distinguish major from minor or irrelevant points; summarize text; understand the structure of a text
  • 3. Understand the meanings of words, sentences and entire texts; understand relationships among words and among concepts

Course Highlights

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LIVE Classes by expert mentors for Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning.

The recording of lectures feature allows you to choose the date when you missed the lecture, and watch the recording.

6 months course validity. Repeat the curriculum again, if needed.

Course Options

Most Popular

Personalized Online Batch

  • Online - Zoom / Google / Microsoft Teams
  • Max. 10 students per batch
  • 4.5 hours per day
  • All the 4 modules
  • 3 months
  • 5 computer delivered, 5 paper delivered
  • Online 60-minute review with an expert
  • Yes
  • 8 books
  • Laptop bag
  • Direct entry into SDS batch at Kanan International H.O. once the centre opens
  • Appointment of a senior case advisor for student visa process
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Personalized Offline Batch

  • One desk - one to one with faculty
  • Max. 2 students
  • 90 minutes per day
  • 1 or 2 modules as per student’s choice
  • 3 months
  • 5 computer delivered, 5 paper delivered
  • Face to face 60-minute review with an expert
  • Yes
  • 12 books
  • Laptop bag
  • Direct entry into SDS batch at Kanan International H.O. once the centre opens
  • Appointment of a senior case advisor for student visa process

Testimonials

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I received a lot of guidance from Kanan Prep when it comes to learning for IELTS, faculties are also very supportive and helpful at each and every step.

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It’s good experience for me at Kanan. All the teachers are very experienced and have ample amounts of knowledge. Overall it was a great opportunity for me to study at Kanan.

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If you want to study in the US or Canada, you should get proper guidance for preparing for the IELTS exams. Kanan International is a place where a student gets support right from IELTS preparation to student visa. When I landed in Canada, Kanan International’s senior students helped me in getting a job and other essentials.

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Kanan has provided me exemplary service in attaining my Goal. The teachers provided amazing guidance to attain the score I aspired for. Also the resources here are in plenty, hence you can have an immense amount of practice for your test.

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The services at Kanan are the best in all of Vadodara. Faculties were very supportive and there was ample amount of practice material. Queries were solved anytime. Good experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

The fees for the GRE test is $205.

Yes. GRE is a computer based adaptive test.

GRE scores are valid for five years.

You can take the test once every 21 days, up to five times within a 12-month period (365 days). This applies even if you cancelled your scores on a test taken previously.

Three scores are reported on the GRE General Test: 1. A Verbal Reasoning score is reported on a 130–170 score scale, in 1-point increments, 2. A Quantitative Reasoning score is reported on a 130–170 score scale, in 1-point increments, 3. An Analytical Writing score is reported on a 0–6 score level, in half-point increments.

Yes. Once official scores are reported, ETS will email you with the relevant details to access your online test report, free of charge.

All our trainers have achieved high GRE scores themselves. They are given extensive training in best practices, exam strategies and preparation mindsets. Our trainers are among the best in the country.

You can attend LIVE classes conducted by expert mentors of the organisation and appear for mock tests to get an idea of your expected scores.