GRE® General Test

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The GRE general test is given in English and administrated in an internet-based format. The GRE General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and analytical writing skills. There are six sections with 10 minute break.

GRE® General Test Content and Structure


Time Limit

Number of questions

Analytical writing (one section with two separately timed tasks) 30 minutes per task One “Analyze an Issue” task and one “Analyze an Argument” task
Verbal Reasoning
(Two sections)
30 minutes per section 20 questions per section
Quantitative Reasoning
(Two sections)
35 minutes per section 20 questions per section
Unscored¹ Varies Varies
Research² Varies Varies


  1. An unidentified unscored section that does not count toward your score may be included and may appear in any order after the Analytical Writing section. Questions in the unscored section are being tried out either for possible use in future tests or to ensure that scores on new editions of the test are comparable to scores from earlier editions.
  2. An identified research section that does not count toward your score may be included in place of the unscored section. The research section will always appear at the end of the test. Questions in this section are included for ETS research purposes.


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