Selecting Your Dates for GRE and GMAT Tests 2022

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Wondering what are the dates for the GMAT or GRE tests for the upcoming year? By the end of this article, you will have a fair idea about the two most popular standardised tests i.e., the GRE and GMAT and how to select the 2022 exam dates and successfully register.

What is the GRE?

The Graduate Record Examination or GRE is a standardised section-adaptive test conducted by ETS. This exam is accepted not only for masters but also PhD level programmes at various universities across the globe. Divided into three sections, the GRE is 3 hours and 45-minutes-long and has a score range of 260-340. 

Mentioned below are the sections of the GRE:

  1. Analytical Writing Assessment

The GRE AWA section is a 60-minute task divided into two parts of 30 minutes each. This section has two tasks — analyse-an-argument and analyse an issue. The AWA section of the GRE is scored on a scale of 0-6 with a half-point increment.

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  1. Quantitative Reasoning

The quantitative reasoning section of the GRE is divided into two parts of 20 questions each and has a total duration of 35 minutes for each section. Hence, the GRE quant section comprises 40 questions in total and is timed at 70 minutes. The GRE tests your knowledge of mathematical concepts and problem solving skills.

  1. Verbal Reasoning

The verbal reasoning section of the GRE is also divided into two parts with 20 questions each and each part of the verbal section is timed at 30 minutes. In the verbal reasoning section, your proficiency in the English language is tested.

What is GMAT?

The GMAT is a standardised computer-adaptive test conducted by GMAC globally. The Graduate Management Admission Test is a 3-hour 7 minutes test  (excluding the two 8-minute optional breaks) and is divided into four sections. Scored on a scale of 200-800, the GMAT tests your critical thinking, analytical writing, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills. These are essential skills required to succeed in a Master’s course such as an MBA. Hence, the GMAT is the most prominent test score asked by business schools and universities for admissions to their MBA and other management postgraduate programmes.

Mentioned below are the sections of the GMAT:

  1. Analytical Writing Assessment

The GMAT analytical writing assessment is a 30-minute-long task that requires you to critically analyse an argument presented to you. Your essay is scored on a scale of 0-6 with a half-point increment.

  1. Integrated Reasoning

The IR section of the GMAT requires you to analyse data presented to you in different formats. There are four types of questions — table analysis, two-part analysis, multi-source reasoning or graphics interpretation. You have to answer a total of 12 MCQs within 30 minutes. Furthermore, the IR section is scored on a scale of 1-8 with a single-point increment.

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  1. Quantitative Reasoning

The quant section of the GMAT tests your ability to solve problems. Questions are asked from algebra, geometry, arithmetic, etc. You have to answer a total of 31 questions within 60 minutes. Besides, the GMAT quant section is scored on a scale of 6-51 with a single-point increment system.

  1. Verbal Reasoning

The verbal reasoning section of the GMAT comprises 36 questions. The question types include sentence correction, reading comprehension and critical reasoning. Timed at 60 minutes, the verbal reasoning section of the GMAT tests how proficient you are in the English language. In addition, this section is scored on a scale of 6-51 with a single-point increment system.

GRE and GMAT Exam Dates 2022 in India

The GRE and GMAT exams are conducted all around the year; there are no specific dates for each of these two standardised tests since students participate in multiple admission intakes that are conducted throughout an academic year. However, to select your GMAT 2022 exam date head over to the official site and complete the registration process to schedule a GMAT exam and you will be provided with all the available slots. And, if you plan to take the GRE exam, then you need to  head over to ETS and complete all the important aspects of registering for the exam. Once you have registered then you can select the GRE exams dates 2022 in India and schedule your exam. Now that we have explained to you about the GMAT and GRE exams and mentioned how to schedule the dates for each of these tests, you’re better positioned to prepare for the exam of your choice.