GRE Registration 2022 (General & Subject Test): Check Date, Fees, Registration Process (Online, via Mail, Phone & Fax)

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Updated on Jul 30, 2022 09:43 IST

GRE Registration 2022: Candidates looking to register for GRE, can check out our GRE exam registration steps mentioned below. Conducted by ETS (Educational Testing Service), the Graduate Record Examination or GRE is a required standardized exam for those students who wish to seek admission to graduate courses like MS, MSc, MBA, etc. at universities abroad.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, ETS has introduced the GRE at Home version of the test. Due to the limited functioning of the GRE test centres due to lockdowns announced across various states, ETS - the conducting body of the GRE exam has launched the GRE General Test from the comfort of your home. Candidates can know more about the same as they read along. In this article, we are going to be focusing on GRE registration and the GRE exam form fee. 

Latest Updates on GRE Registration

In this section, we are going to continue updating our readers with the latest developments regarding the GRE exam registration 2022.

ETS to accept Aadhar Card as part of student ID starting July 1, 2021, temporarily

ETS - the conducting body of the GRE exam has announced that they would be accepting Aadhar Cards of Indian students who are appearing for their GRE Exam in case they do not have their passports for their student ID starting July 1, 2021, onwards. Due to the pandemic, new passports have not been issued at a regular pace thus students who have not got their passports issued can use their Aadhar cards as proof of ID temporarily. The end date for this service has not been issued yet. 

ETS launches GRE General Test at Home

Due to the ongoing pandemic, ETS has introduced the GRE at Home version of the test. Due to the limited functioning of the GRE test centres due to lockdowns announced across various states, ETS - the conducting body of the GRE exam has launched the GRE General Test from the comfort of your home. Candidates can know more about the same as they read along.

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GRE 2022: How to Apply? 

Register for GRE: Candidates looking to register for GRE General Test can check out our step-by-step process to register for the Graduate Record Examination or GRE exam 2022. 

How to Register for GRE?

To successfully book a GRE exam slot candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the Official Website
  • Create a GRE test-taker profile
  • Submit your GRE application form
  • Select your GRE test date for 2022 and the GRE test centre
  • Pay the GRE registration form fee of US $213
  • Confirm and submit your GRE application
  • Take a printout or save your GRE submission details for future use

Steps to Register for GRE (step-by-step GRE Registration)

A lot of times students can find it overwhelming to navigate a website because of a lot of unnecessary elements present on a single page. We have provided GRE screenshots of pages that matter during the GRE Registration process. Candidates wanting to know how to apply for GRE exam would be required to follow the below-mentioned steps.

GRE Registration Step 1: Candidates are required to create a new account or log in to an already existing account on the official website. Candidates would be then required to carefully flesh out their profile. They would be required to mention additional information that could come in handy during the time of their admission or sending of scores.

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GRE Exam RegistrationStep 2: Candidates would be then required to select the GRE test they are looking to take. They can select from a slew of options such as the GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test including the GRE Chemistry Test, GRE Mathematics Test, GRE Physics Test, and GRE Psychology Test.
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How to apply for GRE Step 3: In this step, candidates would be required to either opt for the 'GRE at Home' Edition of the test or opt to select the GRE at a Test centre.
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Register for GRE Exam Step 4: On choosing GRE from the test centre, the candidates would be redirected to select their GRE Test Date, GRE Test Centre and the GRE time slot that would be available at their preferred test centre and continue with the booking as shown below. Candidates would also get a choice to select their GRE Test Accommodation if they require any.  
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GRE Registration Step 5: Once the candidate has selected his preferred GRE test date, GRE test centre and the available GRE time slot. He would have to confirm the details as shown below. He can also modify his choices.
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GRE Exam RegistrationStep 6: ETS in their endeavour to provide a holistic approach to the experience of taking the GRE exam provides candidates appearing for the exam to opt for GRE Search Service. What is GRE Search Service? The GRE Search Service allows candidates to connect with graduate, business and law schools, fellowship sponsors, and other organizations that participate in the GRE Service. 
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Register for GRE Step 7: Once candidates have completed their ETS GRE registration, and put in their preference for GRE Search Service. They would be required to put in their Background Information and avail GRE preparation material both free and paid available on the official website (optional).
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How to apply for GRE Exam Step 8: For the final step, the candidate would be required to confirm his ETS GRE registration and go ahead with paying the GRE exam fee. 
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GRE Registration Step 5:  Once the payment is made. Candidates can take a printout of the acknowledgement receipt. They would also have access to the same on the dashboard of their accounts.

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Alternate methods to Register for GRE

How to apply for GRE? ETS in their efforts to make the GRE registration as accessible and inclusive as possible as provided alternative methods of registering for the GRE exam. Apart from registering online, candidates can register for their GRE Exam via the following methods.

  1. GRE Registration by Mail  

    Print and complete the GRE application form 2022, and send it to the following address along with the GRE registration fee

    Prometric
    2nd floor, DLF Infinity Tower–A
    Sector 25, Phase II,
    DLF City, Gurgaon,
    Haryana – 122002 
    India
    Do Note: The GRE application form must be received at least three weeks before your choice of the earliest GRE test date. A confirmation number, reporting time, and the test centre address will be emailed, faxed, or mailed to you.

  2. GRE Registration by Phone

    Call the Regional Registration Center (RRC), which is ‘Prometric’ located in Gurgaon, Haryana. The phone number is 91-124-4147700. The call must be made at least two business days before your preferred GRE test date. A confirmation number, reporting time, and the GRE test centre address will be communicated to you over the phone. 

  3. GRE registration by Fax

    Print and complete the GRE application form 2022 and send it to 91-124-4147773 with the GRE registration fee. The GRE application form must be received at least seven days before your first choice of the GRE test date.

GRE Subject Test Registration 2022

Candidates looking to register for GRE Subject Test can check out our step-by-step process to register for the Graduate Record Examination or GRE Subject Exam 2022. 

How to Register for GRE Subject Test?

To successfully book a GRE exam slot candidates are required to follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the Official Website
  • Create a GRE test-taker profile
  • Candidates would be then required to opt for the GRE Subject Test and the subject they are interested to appear for
  • Submit your GRE Subject test application form
  • Select your GRE Subject test date for 2022 and the GRE test centre
  • Pay the GRE Subject registration form fee of US $150
  • Confirm and submit your GRE Subject application form
  • Take a printout or save your GRE Subject Test submission details for future use

GRE Exam Fees 2022

GRE application form fee: Candidates looking to register for the GRE General Test and GRE Subject test would be required to pay a GRE application form fee for the same. Candidates wanting to appear for the GRE General Test are required to pay a GRE fee of US $213 and candidates looking to register for the GRE Subject test would be required to pay a GRE Subject Test registration fee of US $150. 

Worldwide GRE Registration Fee 2022 and Related Charges

Location Fee
GRE exam fees in India $213.00
China $231.30
All other areas of the world $205.00

GRE Rescheduling Fees

Special Handling Request Fee
Rescheduling fee — China $53.90
Rescheduling fee — All other areas of the world $50.00
Changing your test centre $50.00

GRE Subject Test Registration Fee and Handling Charges 2022

The GRE Subject Test focuses on particular subject areas as approved by ETS. Candidates can check out GRE Subject Test fees as mentioned below along with other special handling charges.

Test Administration Fee & Special Handling Requests Fee
GRE Subject Test Fee -  worldwide $150
Late registration fee (online registration only) $25
Standby testing $50
Rescheduling fee $50
Changing your test centre $50
Changing your Subject Test $50

GRE at Home

GRE General Test at Home: Due to the ongoing pandemic, candidates looking to appear for the GRE Test can do so from the comfort of their home, by taking the GRE at Home version of the test. Due to various lockdowns imposed across the length and breadth of the country, GRE test centres are functioning at reduced capacities or are temporarily shut, making it difficult for students looking to appear for the GRE Test. 

To make the test more accessible, GRE has launched the GRE at Home version. All the attributes of the test remain the same, the GRE at Home registration fee is unchanged at $213.00, and only the GRE Test is being held in the safety of your home. More information and system requirements to access the test can be found in tutorials available on the official GRE website. 

GRE Exam Dates

GRE test dates: As mentioned earlier, the GRE test is available to you around the year. The GRE at a Home version of the test is available to you at your convenience. All you need to do is register for the GRE test, have the required system hardware and an internet connection, and appear for the exam. Candidates wanting to appear for the GRE test from a test centre has to make sure that the GRE test centre is operational and they should book the test keeping COVID-19 safety guidelines in mind.

Hence, your GRE exam dates are around the year as the exam is held on most days of the year. Still, confused about when you should book your GRE Test? Experts suggest candidates should book their first GRE test 30-45 days prior to their application deadline.

The next most asked question remains, How many times can I appear for the GRE test? Candidates should note that students can take the test once every 21 days, up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period. This applies even if you have cancelled your scores on a test taken previously.

GRE Test centres

ETS has introduced the GRE at Home test for the safety of candidates wanting to take the test at home. A lot of times, candidates still find it more convenient to take the GRE test from a GRE Test Centre. Candidates should note that GRE test centres are operating at a reduced capacity or have temporarily shut down because of the ongoing pandemic and also depending on the severity of the virus in the area. Candidates are advised to check with the concerned tet centre before booking a GRE slot. The GRE exam is conducted at the following GRE test centres in India:

Ahmedabad Allahabad
Bengaluru Chennai
Gurgaon Hyderabad
Kolkata Mumbai
New Delhi Trivandrum

GRE Slot Booking

For booking a slot for the GRE test you need a debit or credit card to pay a registration fee of US$213 and a valid passport.

Some important information the aspirants need to know before registering for the GRE:

  • The information you provide on the ETS application should always match with your ID i.e. your valid Indian passport. The name you provide should always be the same as it is on your passport. The testing authority can prohibit the aspirant from entering the test centre in case of any discrepancies.
  • Candidates should note that starting July 2021 ETS is accepting Adhar Card as ID temporarily for those candidates who do not have a valid Indian Passport because of the pandemic. Candidates should note this is only temporary and will be revoked once the pandemic settles. 
  • Check out which test-taking format is available in your location and if you are comfortable with that format or not.
  • Also, carefully read the policies of the examination before registration.

Important GRE Exam day tips

This is the most important day for the test taker as all the days of preparation and hard work would culminate in your performance on the GRE Exam day. Hence, candidates are advised to follow important GRE Exam day tips to be able to perform their best on the day of the exam.

Good preparation always starts a day before the exam, and not on the exam day. Candidates are required to sleep early as this would enable them to get a good night's rest and feel fresh on the day of the exam. 

GRE Exam Eligibility 2022

GRE Eligibility: A Bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement for seeking admission to any master’s programme.  Therefore, it is an essential part of being eligible for taking the GRE exam. Also, the candidate must be over 18 years of age. 

GRE Registration FAQs 2022

Candidates are required to visit the official website and create a test taker profile and go ahead with the registration process. The official website for GRE is mentioned above.

How do I register for the GRE test at home?

Candidates who are opting to take the GRE test from the safety of their home need to register on the official GRE website and then select the at-home option for taking the test.

When can I take the GRE in the current year?

Candidates can take the GRE test multiple times in a year. Candidates can check out GRE test Dates above.

How do I apply to take the GRE?

Candidates are required to create a test taker profile, select their preferred test centre and book a time and slot for their exam. Candidates looking to appear from the safety of the home need to opt for the at-home option while registering for the test.

What is the cost of the GRE exam?

Indian nationals would be required to pay US $213 to register for the GRE test. Special requests such as late registrations and rescheduling come with an additional cost as is mentioned in the article above.

How can I achieve a good GRE score?

There is a misconception about GRE good scores. Candidates should note that every university would have its own GRE Score cut-off and students are required to achieve scores equal or higher than the set grade. Candidates should note that higher GRE scores would automatically increase their chances of securing a seat in the university and also make them a front runner for any scholarships being offered by the university

When are GRE test scores available online?

Candidates can expect their GRE test scores to be made available to them in 10-15 days from the test date.

How much does GRE at home cost?

There is no difference in fees. The at-home version of the test costs US$213 similar to the test centre price. Any additional costs have been absorbed by ETS for the benefit of students.

Can I take GRE from home?

Yes absolutely. Given the current situation, ETS has allowed students to opt for the GRE test from the safety of their homes. They are only required to adhere to system requirements as prescribed on the official GRE website.

Is a Passport required for GRE at home?

Candidates must present a valid passport with their name, photograph, and signature as their primary ID.

Am I required to pay the registration fee every time I appear for the GRE test?

Absolutely. Candidates should note that one registration fee would entitle them to appear for one GRE exam. Every new attempt would require them to pay a new registration fee of US $213. However, they are not required to create a new account and must operate from one test-taker account.

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I wanted to book a GRE Physics Test in New Delhi or anywhere in India, but it's showing "No GRE test centers available" on the ETS website. Kindly help since its held only once a year in India.

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Anushi

2 months ago

If I have great GRE scores but my all over application is not good enough like CGPA and all will I get admitted in top universities?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

2 months ago

Hello Anushi. You have to understand that competition among the top universities is fierce. So, though you have a good GRE score, you may not be able to make it to the top universities due to your overall academic performance. However, you could still get in touch with our counsellors for admissi...Hello Anushi. You have to understand that competition among the top universities is fierce. So, though you have a good GRE score, you may not be able to make it to the top universities due to your overall academic performance. However, you could still get in touch with our counsellors for admission to universities abroad: https://studyabroad.shiksha.com/apply

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sai tarun

3 months ago

do I need to write GRE to study in Australia?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

3 months ago

Hello Sai. The GRE requirement would entirely depend on your University admission guidelines and is not destination specific. If the university requires GRE scores as part of the admission process. you are required to appear for the same.

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Hayat

3 months ago

Is gre at home accepted in Canadian Universities?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

3 months ago

Hello Hayat. If you have any follow-up questions, do let me know.

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Hayat

3 months ago

If we attempt gre at home ,will it be accepted in Canadian Universities ? Recently heard for few people,the scores got cancelled.so is attempting it at home a good option?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

3 months ago

Hello Hayat. It is difficult to say about Canadian Universities in general. You will have to check the application/admission guidelines of each university to understand what all universities accept GRE at Home exams and who doesn't.

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