GMAT vs GRE: Which is the One for You?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Should I consider my testing style when choosing between the GMAT and GRE?

Yes, your testing style is an important factor to consider. The GRE allows you to skip and revisit questions within a section, providing flexibility. In contrast, the GMAT follows a fixed section order without the option to skip or revisit questions. Consider which format aligns better with your preferences and testing strategies.

What is the cost of GRE exam in India?

As of November 1st, 2022, the Educational Testing Services (ETS) has introduced new GRE form fees. The GRE test cost in India for 2023 is $228 or ₹18,857. In other parts of the world, the fee is $220, except in China where it is $231.

Can I retake the GMAT or GRE if I'm not satisfied with my score?

Yes, you can retake both exams if you are not satisfied with your initial score. However, the score reporting policies differ. With the GRE, you have the option to choose which scores to send to schools, while the GMAT sends all scores. Some programs consider only the highest score.

What is the cost of GMAT exam in India?

In India, the GMAT exam fee is approximately $275 (Rs. 22,800) for the test taken at a test center and around $300 (Rs. 24,600) for the online GMAT exam. There are additional fees for rescheduling or canceling the exam.

Is GRE score accepted for MBA programs in the USA?

Yes, GRE scores are accepted at over 1,200 business schools globally, including many in the USA. These schools often have specific score requirements, so it's important to check their individual admission criteria.
Lakshmi Lavanya Pagallu

Lakshmi Lavanya Pagallu

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