GRE Test Syllabus 2017 – Verbal Reasoning:

The verbal reasoning section includes three types of questions- Reading Comprehension, Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence. According to the GRE syllabus 2017, the Verbal Reasoning section measures a candidate’s ability to:

a. Analyse and draw conclusions, understand and add value to incomplete data; identify the perception of the author;
b. Identify vital points and differentiate between relevant and irrelevant points;
c. Understand and summarise the structure of a text;
d. Understand the meanings of words, sentences and entire texts;
e. Understand relationships among words and among concepts.

Candidates can get a detailed analysis of the Verbal reasoning section along with sample questions here

GRE Test Syllabus 2017 – Quantitative Reasoning

The Quantitative Reasoning section of This Subject test measures a candidate’s ability to:

a. Understand and analyse quantitative information
b. Interpret quantitative information correctly
c. Solve problems using mathematical models
d. Apply basic mathematical skills and concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data interpretation.

You can get a detailed analysis of Quantitative Reasoning here

GRE Test Syllabus 2017 – Analytical Writing

The Analytical Writing section measures a candidate’s ability to:
a. Articulate complex ideas effectively and with clarity
b. Support ideas with relevant reasons and examples
c. Examine claims and accompanying evidence
d. Sustain a well-focused, coherent discussion

You can get a detailed analysis of Analytical Writing here

The GRE 2017 Test Syllabus for the Subject test format:

As per the GRE test syllabus 2016, the GRE subject test evaluates a candidate’s knowledge in a particular field of study.

The Subject Test is meant for candidates who have extensive knowledge in one of these seven disciplines.

  1. Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  2. Biology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Literature in English
  5. Mathematics
  6. Physics
  7. Psychology