Graduate Record Examination

  •   GRE is the examination of choice for aspirants who wish to go abroad for a Master’s in Science in various       disciplines.
  •   Tests candidates on their mathematical and verbal skills, with a keen focus on vocabulary and deductive       skills.
  •   Incept aims to strengthen our student's fundamental understanding of these concepts through the thought-       provoking Socratic method of discourse, instead of the formula-based approach commonly employed.

Exam Pattern:

S No. Sections Questions Time
(Minutes)
1 Issue Task 1 30
2 Argument Task 1 30
3 Quantitative Aptitude-1
a. Multiple Choice – Single Answer
b. Multiple Choice – Multiple Answers
c. Key-In the Answer
d. Quantitative Comparison
20 35
4 Verbal Ability-1 20 30
5 Experimental Section (Quant/Verbal) 20 35/30

Syllabus for the examination:

Quantitative Aptitude ( Problem Solving & Data Sufficiency )

a. Arithmetic:

  • i. Percents
  • ii. Fractions
  • iii. Decimals
  • iv. Number Properties
  • v. Remainder Theorem

b. Algebra:

  • i. Order of Operations (PEMDAS)
  • ii. Exponents & Roots
  • iii. Linear Equations
  • iv. Quadratic Equations
  • v. Absolute Values
  • vi. Inequalities
  • vii. Functions, Formulas & Series

c. Geometry:

  • i. Two-dimensional figures
  • ii. Three-dimensional figures
  • iii. Co-ordinate geometry

d. Word Problems:

  • i. Algebraic Expressions
  • ii. Speed, Distance & Time
  • iii. Rates & Work
  • iv. Statistics
  • v. Combinatorics
  • vi. Probability
  • vii. Overlapping Sets
  • viii. Optimization, Maximization & Minimization Problems

e. Data     Interpretation

Verbal Aptitude

a. Critical Reasoning:

  • i. Conclusions
  • ii. Assumptions
  • iii. Strengthen
  • iv. Weaken
  • v. Evaluate
  • vi. Paradox
  • vii. Boldface
  • viii. Analogies & Miscellaneous

b. Reading     Comprehension:

  • i. Conclusions
  • ii. Assumptions
  • iii. Agree / Disagree
  • iv. Strengthen / Weaken
  • v. Primary Purpose
  • vi. Title of the Passage
  • vii. Tone of the Passage
  • viii. True / False
  • ix. Fact-Based Questions

c. Sentence     Equivalence

d. Text Completion

Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA)

a. Issue Task

b. Argument Task