GRE 2022 Slot Booking: How to Book a Slot for ETS GRE


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Rahul Singha

Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert

Updated on Mar 30, 2022 23:56 IST

GRE Slot Booking: The ETS GRE Exam is held multiple times around the year. However, candidates are advised to pick their GRE test date early from the available test dates to successfully register for their ETS GRE slot booking. The Graduate Record Examination or more commonly referred to as GRE is a required standardized exam for students who wish to seek admission to post-graduate courses like MS, MSc, MBA, etc. at top schools/ universities abroad. In this article, we are going to focus on GRE slot booking and how to book GRE slot 2022?

Candidates are required to be above 18 years of age and should have successfully cleared their bachelor’s program to be eligible for a master’s program. Candidates can choose their GRE exam date as per their convenience and from the available GRE test dates. The ETS GRE Exam is held across major cities such as Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Trivandrum. Candidates can choose a GRE test centre that is most convenient to them and reserve their ETS GRE slot booking 2022. 

GRE at Home Test

GRE Test at Home: ETS - the conducting body of the GRE exam is leaving no stones unturned to make the GRE test as accessible as possible to students wanting to take to the GRE test to study abroad. Due to the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19, and localized lockdowns imposed, GRE test centres are functioning at reduced capacities or have been temporarily shut. Hence,  students who want to appear for their GRE exams are finding it difficult to appear for the GRE Exam. In response to the crisis, ETS has launched the GRE test at Home for locations where the computer-based format of the GRE Test was earlier available for the convenience of students wanting to study abroad. However, candidates need to make sure that they meet the system equipment requirements set by ETS for registration. 

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How to book GRE slot 2022?

Important Points for students wanting to reserve their GRE booking slot:

  • Create your ETS GRE Account: Aspirants looking to register for the GRE Exam are required to create an account on the official ETS GRE website, to begin with.
  • Select your Test Date/ Test Centre: After successfully registering yourself on the official website, candidates are required to select their most convenient test centre and their preferred test date for their exam, and their preferred time slot for the exam.
  • Pay your GRE Fees and Register: Candidates would be then required to pay their ETS GRE Exam fee using an internationally accepted Debit/ Credit Card. Candidates who are looking to book an ETS GRE slot for 2022 are required to have a valid passport and a Debit/ Credit Card to pay a registration fee of US$ 213.

GRE Slot Booking

It is important for candidates to book their GRE slot well before time to avoid any last-minute hassle. Candidates should bear in mind that the information provided by the candidate should match their ID like their passport or Aadhar Card. The name should match the name printed on the identification card. The testing authority can prohibit the aspirant from entering the test centre in case of any discrepancy is found. Candidates are always advised to check the exam policies before going ahead with the GRE registration process.

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How to Register for GRE 2022?

GRE Registration: There are multiple ways to register for GRE. Popular ways through which aspirants can register for GRE are online and over the phone. Apart from this, aspirants can also register through mail or even by fax. For booking a slot for the GRE test candidates would require a debit or credit card to pay the registration fee of US$213 and a valid passport.

Ways to register for GRE

  • GRE Online Registration
  • GRE Phone Registration
  • GRE Mail Registration
  • GRE Fax Registration

How to register for GRE online?

Candidates are required to follow the below-mentioned steps to register for GRE via the online method. 

  • Candidates need to create an ETS account.
  • Select the type of GRE exam they want to take – the GRE General or GRE Subject Test.
  • Select the date when they want to appear for the GRE Exam and find the nearest test centre.
  • Give their academic details.
  • Proceed ahead and pay the GRE Exam feeof $213.

How to register for GRE over the Phone?

Candidates can 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 test date. A confirmation number, reporting time, and the test centre address will be provided to you when you make the call for registration. You can make the payments online through JCB, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or Visa credit or debit card. As mentioned, other methods of registering for your GRE Exam include via mail and through Fax.

GRE Exam Pattern

GRE Test Pattern: The GRE exam pattern is made up of three sections, namely, Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. The Analytical Writing section will always be the first, whereas, the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and unscored sections may appear in any order. Along with the time duration difference, the pattern also differs for paper-based and online exams. Candidates looking to appear for the paper-based format of the GRE Exam can visit the official website for the same. 

The GRE test pattern consists of the following GRE sections

  • GRE Analytical Writing
  • GRE Verbal Reasoning
  • GRE Quantitative Reasoning

GRE 2022 Preparation Tips

Prepare for GRE: If money is a consideration and one is quite confident of being able to prepare well without supervision, then self-study may be the better option to prepare for GRE. You could save money on personal tuition and classes, but you need to keep in mind other factors too. To be able to study on your own effectively, you need a few good books and resources for GRE, along with motivation and self-discipline. Candidates can also check out our customized 4-week GRE Preparation plan to better their GRE Exam performance.

Strategy for preparing for GRE

GRE preparation strategy: Candidates looking to prepare for their GRE exam can check out our detailed preparation guide on the various sections in GRE. Candidates can also benefit from downloadable sample GRE questions for the benefit of the test taker.

When to start preparing for GRE? 

GRE prep tips: Analytical Writing

GRE prep tips: Quantitative section

GRE prep tips: Verbal Reasoning section

When will I get my GRE Scores?

One of the most asked questions regarding GRE exams is when will the candidates receive their GRE scores. Candidates should note that GRE scores would be available to the candidates 10 to 15 days from their GRE test date. Once their GRE General Test scores are available on their ETS account, the conducting body would send the candidate an email notification informing them of the same. Candidates who have opted for the GRE at Home test would get their score also available to them in 10 to 15 days from their GRE test date.

How to access GRE scores?

As informed to you earlier, once your GRE test scores are available on your ETS account, the conducting body of GRE - ETS would send you an email notification informing you of the same. You will be required to visit the official website, put in your credentials, and go ahead with viewing your GRE results.

Steps to viewing your GRE Scores:

  • Visit the official GRE website
  • Select member log-in
  • Enter in your GRE account credentials
  • View your GRE Results

What is GRE Score Validity?

A lot of times, candidates are confused about the validity of their GRE scores. Candidates should note that their GRE scores are valid for five years following their test date.




sai tarun


do I need to write GRE to study in Australia?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert


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.




Is gre at home accepted in Canadian Universities?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert


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




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

Reply to Hayat


Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert


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.




Which all german colleges can I get into with quantitative analysis 152 and verbal 144?

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert



c vivek


Is gre exam mandatory? To study in Germany.

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Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert


Hello Vivek. You are required to check the university application requirements. If GRE is part of the application process you are required to appear for the GRE exam or else the GRE is not mandatory. Get more details here: Vivek. You are required to check the university application requirements. If GRE is part of the application process you are required to appear for the GRE exam or else the GRE is not mandatory. Get more details here:

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