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Overview and Intro

The Graduate Record Examination is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for most graduate schools in the United States. The exam aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. Many graduate schools in the United States require GRE results as part of the admissions process.


The GRE tests 3 different s sections. Verbal reasoning, Quantitative reasoning and Analytical writing .All theses sections are believed to help candidates prepare for graduate academic life.

Scoring System

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

Minimum Acceptable Score

The minimum score required for GRE depends on the institution of your choice. Departments in universities usually specify the minimum score needed to apply for a particular program and they could even be after scores in a particular section e.g. Set a minimum score for quantitative reasoning for engineering students.

Availability of Seats

Seats for the GRE exam get booked very fast so you are advised to book early to avoid not meeting up with your university deadline.

Documents required

Each GRE candidate in Nigeria is required to present a valid international passport as an identifying document at the test center on the test day before he/she will be allowed into the test room.

Advised Preparatory Time

The advised preparatory time for the GRE is a minimum of 2 months because the GRE can be relatively easy or difficult depending on how prepared you are.

Test Locations

Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt

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