GRE 2019 Important Dates

Exam Date : 1st January 2019

Important Dates for GRE 2019

  • Unlike other entrance exams in India, the online GRE Test happens around the year at more than 1,000 Prometric test centre in more than 160 countries. The GRE exam slots are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. It is up to the applicant to decide the slot and date of the GRE 2019 exam. But with this flexibility of exam slot and date arises another problem.

  • During the peak season (generally around August to December) it is hard to get an appointment at the desired center according to one's comfort. When selecting a GRE test date, students should make sure the scores will be reached in time for the application deadlines of their desired universities.

  • GRE-ETS takes approximately 10–15 days after the test date to report the scores to the recipient universities. This makes the planning of the exam date a vital part in the preparation of your GRE exam.

  • One can opt to take the next GRE Test attempt only after 21 days of the previous exam date. Students can take the ETS-GRE exam up to five times a year with a gap of 21 days. 

  • The offline or paper-based GRE General Test and the GRE Subject Tests are available up to three times per year in October, November and February at limited test centres in selected cities. Know more about offline GRE 2019 Exam Centres.

  • ETS-GRE gives students the liberty to reschedule or cancel the GRE exam registration in case of any inconvenience.

Rescheduling of GRE 2019 Test Date:

  • Candidates are permitted to reschedule their test dates within the testing year. The rescheduling should be done at least four days before the scheduled exam or else the test fee will be forfeited. 
  • GRE-ETS charges an extra fee of $50 or about INR 3500 for the change of date and another $50 or about INR 3500  for changing the test center.
  • The students can reschedule the exam either through online mode via their ETS-GRE account or by calling, faxing or writing GRE Services.
  • If the student is sending the reschedule request by mail or fax, it is necessary to make sure the requests sent reach GRE Services at least four full days prior to one's scheduled test date.
  • The applicants are expected to inform GRE Services by phone or mail regarding the change along with the following GRE 2019 exam details:
  1. Name

  2. Date of Birth

  3. Address

  4. Registration Number

  5. Previous Test Date

  6. Preferred Test Centre

  7. New Test Date

Cancellation of GRE 2019 Registration:

  • Candidates can cancel the scheduled GRE 2019 test registration through your ETS-GRE account or by informing GRE Services by phone or email.

  • Cancellation of a test has to be done at least four days prior to the test date to avail 50% refund of the GRE test fee.

  • If cancelling using email then the following details are expected to be sent to the GRE services along with the cancellation request by the concerned applicant:

  1. Name

  2. Date of birth

  3. Address

  4. Registration Number

  5. Test Date

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