GRE's applicants increase as the job rate falls

As the job opportunities in the country falls down on the alarming rate, that provoked Indians to go abroad to earn their bread and butter. The current stats show, that 70% of the Indian graduate students are opting for Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for the post graduation admission in abroad.

Compared to last year, the numbers grew up from 33,504 to 56,782. According to the report 'Snapshot of the Individuals Who Took the GRE revised General Test' , this year, Indian students are more inclined towards study in abroad as compared to China's rate which is 45%. Candidates from India comprise the second largest group of test takers, after the US, with China in the third place.


Many Education institutes across the globe consider GRE scores, for selecting students for admission to postgraduate courses in their institutes. 'Snapshot' report is based on more than 5000,000 test takers, who appeared for the test between 1st July 2012 and 30th June 2013.

"There has been improvement in the US economy, so fewer people are apprehensive about going there," says Anand Kannan, MD of online coaching academy

He further stated "In fact, there has already been a spike in foreign enrollment at US graduate schools, with admissions growing faster pace since 2006, and experts say Indian students have fuelled this increase."

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