Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required by most of the universities in the US for admissions at graduate level. GRE scores are one of the determining factors of scholarship opportunities for graduate studies. It is an online Computer Adaptive Test that assesses student's verbal, quantitative and analytical writing skills that are required for success at graduate level. Academic Department conducts preparation sessions for GRE test takers. This six-week course runs from Monday to Friday, two hours per day. The students have unlimited access to the Library and Self Access Center to practice the skills. Every Sunday, teachers organize a test for the students so that the students are well prepared for final test.
Academic Department at Orbit conducts preparation sessions for GRE test takers. Three different instructors who have been educated in the USA or have a deep understanding of writing expectations of American universities facilitate three sections of GRE preparation course. The analytical writing section is conducted in the forms of workshops where students participate in-group writing activities and receive both peer feedback and teacher’s comments so that they can improve their writing skills.
The GRE tests your verbal and quantitative reasoning, analytical writing and critical thinking skills. Verbal Reasoning — consists of reading comprehension, critical reasoning and vocabulary usage. Quantitative Reasoning — problem-solving and data analysis. Analytical Writing — evaluates your ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively. The GRE Subject tests accentuate your skills and knowledge in a specific area and give you an edge over other applicants. Each subject test is designed for students with an undergraduate major or comprehensive background in any one of the following areas: Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Literature in English, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology.
The GRE Test is designed in the following structure