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GRE® Eligibility and Registration

GRE Eligibility Criteria

There is no age and qualification based eligibility criteria to take the GRE. The universities accepting a GRE score will however have pre-defined eligibility criteria. Kindly check university websites before applying.

GRE Exam Dates

GRE is held all through the year across 1000+ centres in 160+ countries.
To know about the GRE dates and test centres, visit here.
Confused when you should take the exam? Visit our GRE preparation timeline page.

How to Register for GRE

GRE can be taken all through the year and at various locations worldwide. Follow the below process to register for the test. But before you start remember 2 things:

  • Passport is mandatory for GRE.
  • The name in the passport MUST exactly match with the name mentioned in GRE registration.
The GRE registration process is simple and completely online. To complete the registration process, you need to pay a registration fee of USD 205 online.

GRE registration process:

Step 1: View test centers, test dates and seat availability. Select ‘GRE General Test’

Step 2: Choose your nearby Test Centre, Test Date and available Test Time. Click on Register

Step 3: Sign in / Login to your ETS Account

Step 4: Complete the USD 205 through International Credit / Debit Card (Visa, Master, American Express, JCB, Discover) or PayPal to complete the test registration

GRE Test Fees

The test registration fee for the GRE® is USD 205. If you want to reschedule the date, time, or location of your test, you have to pay a rescheduling fee of USD 50. It must be done at least four days prior to your test appointment. If you cancel your registration no later than four days prior to your test date, you will receive a refund equivalent to half of the original test fee.

The test registration fee of USD 205 includes score reporting to 4 universities. For Additional Score Report (ASRs) to universities, you will be charged USD 27 per score report to a particular university.

GRE Test Centres

GRE is conducted across 1000+ centres in 160+ countries. To know about the GRE dates and test centres, visit here.


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