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The GRE Exam (Graduate Record Examination) is a standardized online exam that is an admittance compulsion for most graduate schools abroad to apply for a Masters Degree or PHD in any field . You can write the GRE exam any time during the whole year by selecting a slot for the exam 45 days prior. It is created and supervised by ETS (Educational Testing Service) and aims to measure your aptitude in verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing.GRE exam is provided as a computer based exam supervised at various Prometric testing centres located all over India. Most of the top graduate schools require a GRE score as one of the selection criteria in admission for their masters programs. The GRE exam pattern and syllabus remains constant throughout the whole year. The GRE exam aspires to determine the extent to which undergraduate education has enhanced a student’s aptitude base in abstract thinking.


The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is the entrance test which is attempted by many aspirants to pursue their Masters program outside India. This test is administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS) and started in the year 1949. It evaluates an individual’s capability to measure quantitative aptitude, reasoning skills, verbal reasoning, critical reasoning skills and analytical writing. GRE is a General Test that is offered as a computer – based exam administered by Prometric testing centers.

The level of importance on the scores varies among the colleges & departments within the schools. The importance of scores can range from being a formality for admission or a vital selection factor after which there might be several processes to secure a seat in the university

The cost for taking the GRE Exam is US$205, although ETS has agreed to reduce the fee under special circumstances. ETS also provides financial aid to the GRE applicants if economic hardships are proven.

The scoring scale changed from being 200 – 800 points to 130 – 170 points in the year 2011. The exam was refurbished on a section to section basis, which determines the level of difficulty in the next section by the performance of the candidate in the first verbal and quantitative sections. For example: If you perform well in the first sections of both verbal and quantitative then the next section’s difficulty will increase. However if you have not performed well in the first section then the consecutive section will be relatively simpler. Unlike GMAT, which determines the level of difficulty of the next question by the performance in the current question.


The pattern and structure of GRE examination is as follows:

Verbal Reasoning: Measures the candidate’s ability to analyze and evaluate the written material. Analyze relationships among the sentences and recognize relations among words and concepts.

Quantitative Reasoning:The candidate’s problem solving skills are measured in the Concepts like Basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis are tested in this section.

Analytical Writing : The Analytical Writing sectiontests if the candidate can articulate  


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CAT (Common Admission Test) is a national level computer based management entrance examination conducted every year by one of the IIMs (Indian Institute Of Management) in the country for admission to several postgraduate management courses.

CAT is considered as one of the toughest entrance examination and the candidates need to crack this entrance test to get a seat in any of the prestigious management institutes in India including IIMs, SPJIMR, IMT, etc. CAT 2016 was conducted by IIM Bangalore when nearly 2.32 lakh candidates appeared for the exam. In CAT 2018, total registration was 2.4 lakh and was conducted by IIM Calcutta along with TCS as the testing partner. The total registrations are expected to increase in CAT 2019 and it will be conducted by IIM Kozhikode on 24thNovember 2019 (tentatively). As CAT scores set the benchmark to be accepted by the IIMs, candidates need to arm themselves with the best tips and tricks to crack the exam in the shortest possible time.


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CAT ExamPattern 2019


 The exam pattern for CAT has been changed several times in the past years by the conducting IIMs. Since 2015, the CAT pattern, with respect to the total marks, duration and total questions, have remained the same. It is extremely important for the CAT aspirants to know the CAT paper pattern as it helps to devise personal test-taking strategies. Here, the latest CAT exam pattern 2019 is given which can help the CAT aspirants to get acquainted with the latest pattern and prepare accordingly.


CAT 2019 Exam Pattern: Overview

Total Questions in CAT Exam


Total Marks


Total Sections


Total Exam Duration

3 Hours

Mode of Paper

Online Only

Question Types

MCQs and Non MCQs

What You Get



Quantitative Aptitude

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation

Making Scheme

+3 For Correct Answers

-1 For Incorrect Answers

0 For Unattempted Questions

Section Names

1. Quantitative Aptitude

2. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

3. Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation

TQuantitative Aptitude

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension