Here’s an overview of what the GRE syllabus covers:
GRE General Test Syllabus
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:
Sentence Structure- Noun, Pronoun, Adjective
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
Ratio and proportion
Profit and loss
Simple and compound interest
Speed, distance, and time
Permutation & combination
Powers and roots
Pipes, cisterns, work, time
Lines and angles
Order of operations
Volume and surface area
GRE Subject Test Syllabus
GRE Math – includes 66 multiple choice questions from algebra, calculus, and other related topics
GRE Physics- includes 100 five-choice questions based on graphs, diagrams, atomic physics, electromagnetism, mechanics, quantum mechanics, laboratory methods and specialized topics.
GRE Chemistry- includes 130 multiple choice questions based on analytical, organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry.
GRE Psychology- consists of 205 multiple-choice questions based on biological, developmental, cognitive, social, and clinical studies.