Struggling to decide when to take the GRE test? No problem, we’ll help you out. You are at right place here in this article.  We are focused to give you the possible figure of GRE test dates 2019.

You should know that the GRE test has two formats i.e. (i) GRE General Test and (ii) GRE Subject Test. Aspirants have to create ‘My GRE Account’ to check available GRE 2019 dates. You can appear in GRE Test once in every 21 days with maximum five appearances in a year. There are certain factors you need to take into consideration while deciding the test dates for GRE 2019. We are discussing those factors here in this post.

GRE Test Dates 2019: Key Highlights

  • You might be aware that the dates of both GRE General Test and GRE Subject test are different from each other.
  • For GRE General Test, a candidate can register for either a paper-delivered test or a computer-delivered test.
  • For GRE Subject Test, a candidate is restricted to choose the paper-based format.
  • The computer-delivered GRE General Test is conducted throughout the year at various prometric test centers and at few non-Prometric test centers.

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Things to Know About Computer-delivered GRE General Test

  • As I already discussed that the computer-delivered GRE General test is organized year-round at numerous prometric test centers. Candidates should keep in mind that appointments are planned on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • When choosing a particular test date, please ensure your scores will be reported on or before your application deadlines. Talking about the computer-delivered test, your score report is sent within ten to fifteen days after your test date.
  • A candidate can appear in the test maximum 5 times in a year. He/she can appear in GRE computer-delivered test once every 21 days.

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GRE Test Dates 2019-2020 (Tentative Schedule)

Disclaimer: We are providing the expected schedule based on last year’s GRE official notification. We will update the dates with actual dates after the release of GRE 2019 notification.

Online registration window for paper-delivered GRE test 2019 will open in the first week of July 2019 (Expected)

Tentative GRE Test Dates 2019 for For Paper-delivered Test in the United States and Puerto Rico

Deadlines for Registration Scores will be Available
 Deadline for Regular RegistrationDeadline for Late RegistrationDeadline for Supplementary Test Center and Monday Administration Online ModeExpected Score Report Mailing Date
October 2019September 2019September 2019August 2019November 2019November 2019
November 2019September 2019October 2019September 2019December 2019December 2019
February 2020December 2019January 2020December 2019March 2020March 2020

 Tentative Schedule for Paper-delivered Test in All Other Locations, Including U.S. Territories

GRE Test Dates 2019Deadlines for Registration Scores will be Available
Deadline for Regular RegistrationDeadline for Late RegistrationDeadline for Supplementary Test Center and Monday Administration Online ModeExpected Score Report Mailing Date
October 2019August 2019September 2019August 2019November 2019November 2019
November 2019September 2019September 2019September 2019December 2019December 2019
February 2020December 2019December 2019December 2019March 2020March 2020

 Note 1: Late registration can be done by paying US$25 extra.

Process to Select the GRE Test Dates 2019

Candidates should follow the steps given below for selecting the test date:

  • First Step: Open the official website of ETS and go to the Test Centers and Dates We will also provide the direct link at appropriate time.
  • Second Step: You need to choose the type of test from the drop-down list. It may be list of either GRE General Test or GRE Subject Test.
  • Third Step: Further, you need to choose the location of test center from another drop-down list.
  • Fourth Step: If you successfully do so, the respective page will display the message ‘Find GRE test dates within this two-month period’ along with dates of two upcoming months.
  • Fifth Step: Thereafter, you need to click the ‘Find available test centers and dates’.
  • Sixth Step: You will be able to see the available GRE Test dates (colour coded).
    • Green Colour: List Available GRE test dates
    • Grey Colour: Seats not available
    • Orange Colour: Selected GRE test date
  • Seventh Step: Clicking the specific date will show the name of test centers available along with direction. It will also display the number of seats available in the particular test center.

Tips to Follow While Choosing GRE Test Dates 2019

Tips 1: Choose the format, whether it is computer-delivered or paper-delivered GRE

Yes, this should be your first step. There are some test centers which only offer the computer-based test, while others only offer paper-based GRE test. So, you need to decide as per your comfort zone and make a plan accordingly. If you are comfortable in paper-delivered GRE test then you have only three attempts left in a year. In case of computer-delivered GRE test, the options are even more flexible. The case may be anything, but you should register for the test minimum 2 months before.

Tips 2: Are You Prepared for the Exam?

In order to appear and score well in GRE test, you need to start preparation well in advance before scheduling your exam. You should know it is an international level exam hence difficulty level of test will considerably tough. Select the test dates based on your preparation. It will, not only help you to achieve considerable scores in the test, but also save your money.

Tips 3: You Must Know Application Deadline

Based on GRE score, a candidate can get admission into top Graduate schools in the United State. At the time of admission, the school will ask you to show your GRE score report. So, in case if you want to apply for a graduate school, then you must schedule your GRE test accordingly. You should have enough time to get your score report.

You are recommended not to choose your GRE test date close to the application date because this practice will not give you proper time to retake the test or correct any other mistake.

How to Reschedule GRE Test Dates 2019?

A candidate is permitted to reschedule his/her test date within the same testing year. You need to put the rescheduling request at least 4 days before the scheduled test date. For the same, you have to inform the authority by phone or mail with following details:

  • Your Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Registration Number
  • Address
  • Scheduled GRE Test date and Test Centre
  • Fresh date for GRE

Disclaimer: We are not the official authority of GRE. We are just providing information about the test based on available facts. The details furnished in the post are taken from various official and non-official resources. We may update the post time to time if we find the required changes.


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