Gre Syllabus


GRE syllabus include three major sections

  • Analytical writing
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Quantitative reasoning



In the analytical writing segment check the test takers ability and critically examine complicated issues and arguments.

   Tasks in the test:  Analyze An Issue

           Analyze An Argument

It estimates your ability to articulate and support complex ideas. It does not have specific topic to choose. There is a chance to test any topic in the exam. Candidate need to remember all the current issues and topic positives as well as negatives related to the all topics.

The two tasks are complementary in that one requires you to build your own argument by taking a position and providing conformation supporting your views on an issue, and the other requires you to evaluate someone else's argument by judge its claims and calculate the evidence it provides.

Preparing for the Analytical Writing

Every candidate even more practiced persons should spend some time preparing for the analytical writing measure before coming to the test center. It is very important to understand your skills. And also useful to review your plans, topics and way of approach etc.

The tasks in an analytical writing section related to the broad range of different topics. But each topic given in the exam has a special importance. When starts writing remember that highlight the key points and important information. The responses must vary in content and in the way the writers developed their ideas in special way. Your view is important as compared to the experts’ thoughts. Clearly explain your plans while writing.

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Verbal reasoning section contains three types of questions

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Text Completion
  3. Sentence Equivalence

Reading Comprehension questions you shown in sets .Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence questions are independent each one.

Reading Comprehension Questions Classified Into Four Types

Multiple Choice Questions:

These are very traditional format questions. Candidate must select one answer followed by 5 answers.

Select One Or More Answer Choice:

These provide three answer choices and ask the candidate to select all that are correct; chance to may be all answers correct. To gain credit for these questions, the test taker must select all the correct answers, and only those; there is no credit for partially correct answers.

Select In Passage

In this type of questions candidate click on the sentence in the passage. Your click highlights the word/sentence. Must all the sentences make one equal meaning?

comprehension passages are drawn from the following fields physical sciences, the biological sciences,  the arts and humanities, and everyday topics, and are based on material found in books and periodicals, both academic and nonacademic, current affairs . The passages range in length from one paragraph to five paragraphs.

Approach To Learn Vocabulary:

One great way to learn vocabulary is by reading. While this may sound great if you have a habit to read English news papers and articles .This type of practice gives 80% chance to choose the right answer in the exam. And to convey all the words throughout the day with your neighbors. Enhance your English communication by practice. Right choice of preparation always gives you victory.


The verbal section of GRE is a tricky section. It needs the skills of logic and reasoning in order to attempt it successfully. One should be able to deduce the conclusion from the given information. The skill of finding out relationships that exist between the given words or concepts is a must for this section. Do not assume anything, you are required to read the passage, the questions and understand fully before answering them.



In Quantitative reasoning section check the candidate problem solving and mathematical knowledge. Applicant must revise basic formulas of all sections before attend the exam. Many students learn some basic concepts/formulae and feel that they are good in that section.

 Practice is different from the learning. You have to solve one math’s question in different ways. This is one of the greater advantages to the students to get the quick answers. Practice one question on different and easy simplification gives you more time in exam section. For instance, some students begin to focus only on algebra, forgetting geometry, rates, counting and many of the other important concepts this is not a good plan for preparation give equal importance to all the topics.


Here are some concepts that will be tested in the GRE quantitative section. So you’ll find that which section mainly bother you. And start step by step preparation it will help you for getting better score.

  • Simple& compound interest
  • Permutation& combination
  • Linear equations
  • Quadratic equations
  • Volume and surface area
  • Basic math’s
  • Number properties
  • Order of operations
  • Ratio and proportions
  • Profit and loss
  • Boats and streams
  • Pipes, cisterns, work, time
  • Lines and angles