30 Percent Rise In Indian Applicants For GRE Exam

Rise In Indian Applicants For GRE Exam
The GRE (Graduate Record Exam) has seen 30% rise in candidates appearing for the Exam from 'India'. In the year 2013, an approximate of 85,000 candidates had appeared for the exam. Where as in the previous year 2011, it was about 65,000 candidates who had taken this test.

The ETS (Educational Testing Services), which conducts GRE revealed that the second highest number of test takers since the test had began.


The maximum candidates appearing for GRE are from Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Madras. The GRE exams have been rescheduled due to the ongoing monitoring process. And hence, candidates can yet register foe the GRE Revised General Test.

Prometric officials said GRE testing in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Trivandrum had been affected, while the centres in Allahabad, Gurgaon and Hyderabad are continuing with scheduled testing. Students who had been affected by the re-scheduling and who did not want to wait could choose to do their test from one of these centres, an official said.

GRE had also extended number of seats in the December month, 2012. Christine Betaneli the official of the Programme said that seat allocation had been increased as the test had become more popular following the recent changes in test design.

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