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First step towards taking GRE Test is to book GRE Test Dates. If you are an international student planning to register for GRE exam, then you have to get started by booking GRE Test dates. You will need to have passport for GRE Exam registration. [ How to Register for GRE ]

GRE Test Dates

ETS ( Educational Testing Service) offers GRE Exam. GRE Test is offered in two formats

  • Computer Based GRE Test
  • Paper Based GRE Test

So, you will have to decide which exam format you plan to take and then book GRE Test Dates accordingly. Planning is very important while booking GRE Test Dates. You will need to know how well you are prepared and which semester you plan to apply. Based on that you can book your GRE Test Dates.

Usually there will be heavy rush to take GRE exam during the month of November and December. It will be hard to get your required GRE Test Dates, if you don’t book GRE Test dates well in advance.

If you are planning to take GRE exam in test center located close to your place, then try to register for GRE exam well in advance.

GRE Test Dates

  • The General Test is given year-round the year
  • Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • You may take the General Test (computer-based and/or paper-based) only once per calendar month, and no more than five times within any 12-month period.

Since GRE is offered all round the year, reserving GRE test dates few months before actual exam dates will give an sense of urgency to prepare for GRE Exam. GRE test dates can be reserved online or by contacting regional GRE registration centers.There are many students who first reserves GRE testing date, then start preparing for GRE Exam.

GRE Test Dates – 2009/2010

Register early to get your preferred GRE test dates. Some of you might think registering GRE test dates in month of September to December will be hard to score, than, plan accordingly.If you decide to book GRE test date toward end of your senior year, than you may have to appear for GRE Exam in test center that is not located near your place.

To apply for Fall semester, try to complete GRE by November of previous years. So, based on how much preparation time required, book GRE test dates well in advance.  If you need 4 months to study for GRE Exam, then register for GRE sometime before July of that year.