GRE Results

Unlike most of the competitive test results, the unofficial GRE test scores or results will be known within minutes after completing the test. Candidates can visit the GRE Counselling to check what to do with your test score and how to apply to universities.

GRE Results 2020

The GRE Test Scores will take 10-15 days for the score to appear on the ETS account. The Score report contains the following details:

  • Contact Information (name, phone number, and email)
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Intended Graduate Major
  • Test Date(s)
  • GRE Test Score(s) and the associated percentile ranks
  • Authorized Score Recipients and the scores reported to those institutions
  • The cumulative record of scores reported within the last five years.

But the score report sent to the universities (that which are opted earlier during the process of registration by the applicant) only includes contact information, intended graduate major, GRE Test Score and the associated percentile ranks.

If your name has been changed since you last took the test and the score report contains your old name, then you need to consult with the GRE Service for assistance.

How to Access GRE test Score?

The candidates can follow the given steps to access the GRE test scores from the official website.

  • Visit the official website of GRE
  • Sign in to your ETS account
  • Enter the details required
  • The result will be displayed on the screen
  • If you want you can take a print of the result


The ETS has provided the service of sending the GRE Score Report to the institutions of the candidates choice. The candidate has to mention them in the application form during the registration process.

Understanding the GRE Test Score

GRE General Test score includes

  • A range of 130-170 in one point increments for the main sections of Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning.
  • The overall range is 260 to 340.
  • For Analytical Writing, it ranges from 0-6 in half-point increments.

GRE score has been considered for large range of graduate programs but candidates unable to analyse which range of score is good. So, an NGO providing educational services came up with a specific set of scores at various sections which has been considered as good GRE score.

GRE-ETS takes approximately 10–15 days after the test date to report the scores to the recipient universities. For the offline mode, the official score report appears on your ETS Account five weeks after taking the test.

The GRE score once obtained stays valid for five years which proves to be a standout feature of the GRE test. The applicant can take the next attempt only after 21 days of the previous exam date. Students can take the exam up to five times a year with a gap of 21 days. 

GRE Score for Subject Tests

Each subject test will have a total score on a range of 200-990 score scale with a 10-point increment. For Biology and Pschyology tests, subscores are reported on a 20-99 score scale with a one-point increment.

GRE Sample Score Report

GRE 2020 Percentile Rank

GRE percentile rank is the way the test score is reported in. The percentile rank of the GRE Score indicates the total percentage of examinees that had taken the exam and received a lower score. The percentile ranks for the General Test takers and Subject Test takers are based on all of the scores of the candidates who had taken the test within a recent time period, regardless of when the reported scores were earned.

GRE 2019 Cut-off

ETS-GRE does not have any prescribed cut-off but the universities and business schools accepting the GRE score do have their own individual department-specific and college-specific cut-offs. So you need to check the college conditions regarding their application criteria, and then check whether you have the necessary score to apply to that college. However, ETS-GRE provides the mean score of test takers every year in its information bulletins along with other facts about the test takers.

Additional Score Reports (ASR) for GRE

Additional GRE Score reports are the ones that you request as extras that are apart from the official report sent by the ETS. There are three different ways to order the additional reports which are online, mail and fax. The scores that have been earned on and after 1st July of 2011 are available with the ETS.

The fee charged by the ETS for the Additional Score Reports is $27 per score recipient. Once the candidate has requested for the ASRs they cannot be changed or cancelled or refunded.

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