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GRE Syllabus

Here’s an overview of what the GRE syllabus covers:

GRE General Test Syllabus

  • Analytical Writing
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning

1.GRE Analytical Writing Syllabus

The GRE Analytical Writing section aims to evaluate a candidate’s ability to think critically and logically, demonstrating relevant and rational reasoning with instances.

The idea of the analytical section is to express your arguments and discussions from an analytical point of view using standard and correct usage of English vocabulary. This section involves answering two task questions on

  • Issue Task: a candidate is given 30 mins to write an essay on a particular topic.
  • Argument Task: the test taker is given an argument and asked to critically analyze the argument through an essay within a time frame of 30 mins.

2.GRE Verbal Reasoning Syllabus

The Verbal Reasoning section is designed to measure a candidate’s ability to analyze written material and form relationships among sentences with words and concepts. This section assesses the candidate’s knowledge and identification of the author’s perception, relevant points, word meanings, etc.

This section involves:

  • 4 Sentence Equivalence Questions
  • 6 Text Completion Questions
  • 10 Reading Comprehension Questions
  • 20 Total Questions per Section

The curriculum includes:

  • Verb Tense
  • Sentence Structure- Noun, Pronoun, Adjective
  • Idioms
  • Modifiers
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Parallelism

3.GRE Quantitative Reasoning Syllabus

The GRE Quant Section evaluates your basic quantitative skills and your ability to interpret and analyze quantitative information and solve mathematical problems. The question types are as follows:

  • Quantitative Comparison: Quantitative comparison includes questions that require you to compare two quantities and identify their relationship.
  • Problem Solving: the questions involve multiple-choice questions, and data interpretation

List of topics includes