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GRE Exam

GRE Exam is actually Graduate Recorded Exam. The Education Testing Service (ETS) directs The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) on behalf of the Graduate Record Examinations Board and the Council of Graduate Schools. GRE Exam chiefly a multiple-choice test. The GRE Exam scores have to be submitted by students aspiring for admission in international graduate school for Graduate program. Apart from the general GRE Exam there are about 12 GRE subject Tests offered by the program to help determine a students success in specific fields. In addition to this the GRE program also offers a variety of services and publications to help students transfer to their respective graduate program.

There are two versions of the GRE Exam, the first is the

  • GRE Exam - General
  • GRE Exam - Subject

The GRE Exam - General consists of three parts--

  • GRE verbal
  • GRE Math
  • GRE Essay

Both the GRE verbal and GRE math test in GRE Exam each yield a score between 200-800 points. Scores on the GRE analytical writing test are measured on a scale of 0 to 6 and is awarded in points. Since only some of the graduate programs require the scores of The GRE Exam - Subject, students availing such course need only appear for it.

The score on the GRE Subject test too ranges between 200 to 800 points. For details on the schools that need the GRE score and the minimum score that is required for admission can be found in the book, Graduate Study in Psychology,

GRE Exam - General Exam

The General GRE Exam consists of 3 sections, the

  • Verbal
  • Quantitative
  • Analytical writing sections.

The Analytical writing section is the latest addition. There are two versions of GRE Exam.

  • Paper Based GRE EXAM
  • Computer Based GRE EXAM

The student is given the choice of taking GRE Exam on paper or on the computer.

This section helps to determine the students writing and analyzing skills. There are two parts in this section that needs to be answered by the student. The first part has to be finished in 45 minute time limit. The student has to write an essay on the issue of a give topic. The second part deals with analysis of an argument and needs to be completed within 30 minutes. Of the 3 sections the writing test is the first to be taken.

Examples on topics of the Analytical section are available online on the GRE Online web page.

The student is allowed to take the GRE Exam only once in a month and a total of 5 times in one year period.

The unofficial GRE scores of the tests are available to the student as soon as the GRE Exam is completed.

The official GRE scores are sent to the student and to the institutions to which the student would be applying within 10 to 15 days after the GRE Exam.

The student can register for the GRE Exam online in the www.gre.org web site or by calling the 800 number given in the Information and Registration Bulletin.

 

 

 


Oracle Certification

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The Oracle Certification Program is a professional certification program offered by the Oracle Corporation. There are three levels of Oracle Certification in several disciplines: Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), and Oracle Certified Master (OCM).

Java Certification

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Sun Certified Professional (SCP) is a professional certification program by Sun Microsystems, a subsidiary of Oracle Corporation. There are two levels of java Certification in several disciplines: Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA), Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP), and Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD)

Red Hat Certification

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The Red Hat Certification Program is Red Hat's professional certification program for Red Hat and general Linux related skills such as system administration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)  and Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)