2011 GRE Test Dates
The GRE Test does not have specific scheduled dates for the computer-based test in the U.S., Canada and many other countries.
You can schedule your GRE General test year round at various test centers in the U.S., Canada and other countries. he appointments are granted on a first-come, first-served basis, so please be sure to schedule accordingly. You are allowed to take the GRE Test only once per calendar month. Additionally, you are not allowed to take the GRE Test more than five times within any 12 month period.
GRE Test Locations
There are thousands of GRE Test Locations located in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Territories. There are International GRE Test Centers located at many locations throughout the world. A complete list of GRE test center locations by country is provided by test-guide.com for your convenience.
If computer-based testing is not available, you may elect to take the GRE paper-based test. The 2011-2012 paper-based GRE Test dates for the US, Canada and Puerto Rico are shown below. A list (pdf) of paper-based test centers is maintained by ETS.
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GRE Split-Test Administration in China, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan
In China, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan, the GRE general test is administered in two parts. Verbal and Quantitative sections are paper-based and the Analytical Writing section is computer-based. You must take the computer-based Analytical Writing portion first and then take the two paper-based sections later (within the same testing year).
If you take the Analytical Writing section between between July 1, 2010, and September 18, 2010, will be registered for the paper-based administration on October 23, 2010.
The GRE Test is a standardized exam that is used by various colleges and universities in the U.S. as a factor in determining graduate school admissions. The GRE Test is similar in purpose to the ACT and SAT tests. The GRE Test is only one factor that colleges use in their admissions processes, but it can be an important factor – so you should prepare and strive to do well on the test. Try our free GRE practice tests to help you prepare.