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Update 1: Read the comments from ETS below. Looks like there was error in communication from ETS. Stay tuned for more details. Also check the screen shots posted in comments.

Reasons for confusion

See the following email screenshots from ETS.

2 emails from ETS says GRE will not be offered and last screenshot to Ankit says GRE will be offered in July 2011. Looks, like there was communication error. Keep checking for dates n July at GRE testing centers near your location.

If there is any additional update from ETS, you will receive an email.

GRE July Dates

Couple of students have forwarded the same message from ETS.  Last date to take GRE exam in current format is June 30, 2011. GRE tests will not be offered during the month of July 2011. Following email reply from ETS confirms that.

I thought its was just a rumor that GRE exam dates will not be available in month of July 2011, but after reading the email from ETS confirms that GRE dates will not be available. If you were planing to take GRE in July, 2011, you have to make change to your GRE study plan. Take GRE before July or register for New GRE Exam from August 1, 2011.

Email to ETS

Dear Sir/Madam

I am planning to write GRE in July 2011,but today i came to know that ETS would not conducting GRE in july,2011,as format is going to be changed from1st Aug,2011 . Kindly reply me as soon as possible,so that i could quickly take decision.


Reply for ETS

Thank you for contacting the GRE Program.

Dear XYZ,

Regarding your inquiry:

The last administration for the current GRE General Test is June 30, 2011. There will be no testing in July 2011. As of August 1, 2011 the revised GRE General Test will be administered.

Thank you for your inquiry. We appreciate the opportunity to assist you.
If you have additional questions, please contact our Customer Service team at (866) 473-4373 or (609) 771-7670, or visit our Web site at www.gre.org. If you contact us via e-mail, please include all previous correspondence or a summary of information regarding your inquiry.

ETS is committed to improving your customer service experience. Please take a moment and complete a short Customer Service Survey at http://surveys1013.websurveyor.net/wsb.dll/bfried/VOTCE.htm?WSB36=GRE so that we may identify ways to improve our service to you. If you’re unable to access the survey by clicking on the link, please copy the entire link and paste it into the address bar of your web browser.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

Be sure to add @ets.org to your address book or safe sender list to ensure that you receive e-mail messages from ETS.

Now, its official. GRE test dates will not be available in July, 2011.

What do you think?

What do you think about this news? What is your reaction to above email from ETS? Do you think ETS should have informed students in advance about this decision?