GRE & SAT
GRE is actually Graduate Recorded Exam. The Education Testing Service (ETS) directs the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) on behalf of the Graduate Record Examinations Board and the Council of Graduate Schools. This exam chiefly a multiple-choice test.
The GRE question types are designed to closely reflect the kind of thinking that students will be expected to do in graduate or business school and are based upon the following skills:
Verbal Reasoning - This section measures a student's ability to analyze and evaluate written material and to synthesize information obtained from it. It measures the ability to analyze relationships among component parts of sentences and recognize relationships among concepts and words.
Quantitative Reasoning - This section measures a student's problem-solving ability and focusses on basic concepts of algebra, arithmetic, data analysis and geometry.
Analytical Writing - This section measures analytical writing skills and critical thinking. It specifically measure's a student's ability to articulate and support ideas that are complex in nature both clearly and effectively
SAT Test Syllabus 2016: SAT is a globally recognised standardised test that is taken for admission at US colleges. SAT provides a yardstick for colleges to compare students for admission at their various programs. Basically, SAT is of two types. They are: SAT Reasoning Test or SAT and SAT subjects test. Both the SAT test patterns follow different formats to evaluate a candidate’s knowledge and hence have different SAT test syllabus 2016. The SAT 2016 Test syllabus has been set keeping in mind the requirements of the two formats. Since, SAT is attempted by students who are in their 11 and 12 standard or equivalent the SAT Test syllabus 2016 is also based on that level. Hence, SAT test is based on subjects taught in high school programs. According to the SAT test syllabus, the total duration of the test is 3 hours. However, candidates will be given another 50 minutes for the Essay, which is optional.