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Quantitative Reasoning Section
This section of the GRE examination tests your understanding of the basic concepts of Arithmetic, Algebra and Geometry. You should be thorough with the facts and formulae in order to score high in this section of the GRE examination. The reasoning skills required for solving problems related to the subject areas mentioned above will be tested by the questions asked in the quantitative reasoning section of the GRE examination. The questions asked in this section will be related to data analysis and quantitative comparisons.
The quantitative reasoning section of the computer based GRE examination consists of 28 questions that have to be answered in 45 minutes. There will be two sub sections in the quantitative reasoning section of the paper based GRE examination. You will be presented with 30 questions in each section and you will have 30 minutes to answer each of these sections.
Registering for the GRE Examination
The online registration system is the easiest and the fastest method for registering for the GRE examination. You can register online for the GRE examination by logging on to its official web site that can be accessed from www.ets.org. You will need a credit card for payment of the GRE examination registration fees if you are using this method for GRE examination registration. You may also register for the GRE examination by telephone or by mail.
The GRE test centers have limited seating capacity and hence they tend to fill up quickly. Therefore, you should make an endeavor to register for a desired GRE test center on a desired GRE test date as early as possible. You can get all details of the GRE test centers from the official web site of the GRE examination. You can download the 'GRE Bulletin' free of cost from this web site. This document contains all details of the process of registering for the GRE examination.
GRE Examination Scores
If you are taking the computer based GRE examination, you will be able to view your unofficial Verbal Reasoning section and Quantitative Reasoning section scores at the test center itself after you've taken the GRE examination. The official GRE examination scores will reach you by mail in about two weeks after you take the test. You can designate up to four graduate schools as the recipients of your GRE examination scores. This selection has to be made on the GRE examination date. If you wish to send your GRE examination scores to a graduate school and you have already taken the GRE examination, then you may do so after paying additional fees. If you are taking the paper based GRE examination, then you have to provide the names of the graduate schools of your choice at the time of registering for the GRE examination. More details regarding the GRE examination scores can be obtained from the official web site of the GRE examination.
You can exercise the option of canceling your GRE examination scores at the end of the GRE examination. However, give a great deal of thought before deciding to cancel your GRE examination scores because once you have cancelled them, you cannot choose to have them reported to either you or to any other recipients. You will also not be entitled to any fee refunds. You will have to register for the GRE examination retest all over again for having your GRE examination scores sent to the graduate schools of your choice. Therefore, it is in your interest that you prepare well for the GRE examination and do well in your first attempt at taking the GRE.
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