GRE Exam Syllabus

Exam Syllabus

1-VERBAL REASONING (reading comprehension, text completion, sentence equivalence) ( 20 ques each in 2 sections-30 min each)
Reading comprehension – 8-9
short reading passages of 1 para long & will have 1 or 2 questions related to them.
           There will be 1-2 long reading passages per test which will have 3+ questions associated with them.             Questions are multiple choice questions, you are required to choose either single or multiple correct answers as per asked.

Text completion- there will be 1,2 or 3 blanks need to fill in.
   1 blank- 5 choices to pick from
   2 or 3 blanks- each has 3 choices to pick from. Sentence equivalence
   you are supposed to select 2 answer choices that best complete a sentence & provide similar meaning/synonyms.

2-QUANTITATIVE REASONING ( 20 questions each in 2 sections-35 min each)

  1. Quantitative comparison
  2. Multiple choice questions with either one option or more than one option
  3. Numeric entry questions.

3-ANALYTICAL WRITING ASSESSMENT (AWA)

  1. one logical argument-an argument is given you have to either write for it or write against it.
  2. One critical issue – a topic is given you have to write an essay. ( awa – no options are given, 30 min each)