Lets us take brief look at the exam structure.
|Test||Month||Mode||Duration||No. of Question||Section||Marking Scheme|
|GMAT||All year||online||3 hr 30 min||91||4||Adaptive|
|IELTS||All year||online||2 hr 45 min||49||6||Non-negative|
|TOEFL||All year||online||4 hr||78-115||4||Non-negative|
|GRE||All year||online||3 hr 45 min||102||4||Non-negative|
Let's look at the all these exams in brief now.
- Analytical Writing:-
There are two essay writing tasks in the analytical writing chapter: Issue and Argument. The Issue assignment introduces two subjects that must be selected by the candidate to write an essay describing the stance of the writer on the subject. The applicant is needed with examples and reasoning to support his or her point of perspective. The allocated time for this assignment is 30 minutes.
- Verbal Reasoning:-
The chapter on verbal reasoning includes three kinds of issue: equivalence of the phrase; completion of the text; understanding of the reading. The GRE's verbal reasoning part is often called a vocabulary test. The issues of understanding, however, involve good reading and reasoning abilities. You can check the vocabulary level on our word lists that contains phrases used in GRE
There are two kinds of multiple choice issues in the quantitative reasoning segment: quantitative comparisons and problem solving. The exam also includes questions on numeric entry where learners must provide their own responses.
- Test format- Listening (30 mins) :
- You will listen to four recorded texts, monologues and conversations by a range of native speakers, and write your answers to a series of questions.
- Test Format- Academic Reading(60 minutes):-
- The Reading component consists of 40 questions. A variety of question types is used in order to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.
- Test Format - General Training Reading (60 minutes):-
- The Reading component consists of 40 questions. A variety of question types is used in order to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognising writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.
- Test Format - Academic Writing (60 minutes):-
- The Writing component of IELTS Academic includes two tasks. Topics are of general interest to, and suitable for test takers entering undergraduate and postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration.
- Test Format-General Training Writing(60 minutes):-
- Task 1: You will be presented with a situation and asked to write a letter requesting information, or explaining the situation. The letter may be personal, semi-formal or formal in style.
- Task 2: You will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. The essay can be slightly more personal in style than the Academic Writing Task 2 essay.
|Section||Order||Time||# of Questions||Details|
|Reading||1||60-80 min||36-56 Question||
Read 3-4 passages and answer questions
|Listening||2||60-90 min||34-51 Question||Listen to 4-6 lecture and 2-3 conservations and answer
|Speaking||4||20 mins||6 tasks||Answer promts about familiar topics, campus situation and academic course
|Writing||5||50 mins||2 tasks||Compare a passage and a lecture; write about your opinion|
|TOTAL||_||About 4 hrs||_||_|
|One Topic||Analysis of Argument||30 Minutes|
|Integrated Reasoning||12 Questions||Multi-Source Reasoning
|Quantitative||31 Questions||Data Sufficiency
|Verbal||36 Questions||Reading Comprehension
|Total Exam Time||3 hr & 7 mins|