The total testing time for the revised GRE® test is around 3 hours and 45 minutes. There are six sections with a 10-minute break following the third section.
|Section||Number of Questions||Allotted Time|
(1 section with 2
separately timed tasks)
|1 "Analyse an Issue" task and||30 minutes per task|
|1 "Analyse an Argument" task|
|Approximately 20 questions per section||30 minutes per section|
|Approximately 20 questions per section||35 minutes per section|
The verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and unscored sections can appear in any sequence.
The test features a score scale that reports the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning scores on a 130–170 score scale, in 1-point increments.*An unidentified unscored section that does not count towards a score may be included and may appear in any order after the Analytical Writing section.
**An identified research section 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 the purpose of ETS research and will not count towards the test taker's score.
There is a 10-minute break following the third section, and a 1-minute break between the other test sections.