The GRE Revised General Test is available at more than 1,000 test centers in more than 160 countries, including Nigeria. It is offered as a computer- delivered test year round in most locations around the globe and as a paper-based test up to three times each year in places where computer-delivered testing is not available. If you’re looking to study abroad, GRE exam is a required test for you apart from the TOEFL and GMAT.
Every year, prospective graduate and business college students from around the world take a GRE test. Candidates come from various institutions, and the tests provide the common measure of comparing candidate’s qualifications
Before you can take the GRE exam in Nigeria, you have to make or have a My GRE Account to enroll for a GRE test or to see your scores. You can enroll for either the computer- delivered test or the paper- delivered test with a valid credit or Master card — American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard or VISA.
Note: American Express, Discover, JCB and MasterCard are NOT approved for testing in Nigeria; just VISA and PayPal are accepted. Online GRE registration is not available for test takers with disabilities or health related needs asking for accommodations; or for test takers asking for fee reduction, standby testing or Monday testing.
You have two ways you can enroll for the GRE, the Computer- delivered test or the paper- delivered test. Before you register to take the GRE test in Nigeria, you need to get your hands on GRE practice questions which is available on the GRE website
Steps you can take to register for GRE in Nigeria.
- Check the test costs and read the reschedule and cancelation policy before enrolling for the test.
- Read and understand the ID requirements. You are in charge of bringing valid and acceptable ID when you visit the GRE testing centers.
- Create a My GRE Account to enroll on the GRE website. Make sure that the spelling of the full name you use when registering exactly matches the name printed on your identification docs that you will show at the test center.
- Choose when you would like to take the test. Make sure to allow enough time for score reporting when scheduling your GRE exam, so you can meet the admission deadlines for the schools to which you are applying.
- Get the most up to date information about the testing before you head out for the GRE test. Not all testing centers are open on all dates.
- Figure out which graduate schools or institution you want to report your scores. As a part of your test fee, you may ask for those scores be sent up to four graduate institutions or sponsors. You will pick score recipients on the test day.
- In case you are taking the paper- delivered test, you will be allowed to assign your score recipients when registering for the test. If you wish to send extra score reports or essentially choose to send scores to different institutions after test day, you may do such by requesting additional Score Reports at your own expense.
- Find out about the FREE GRE Search Service. You will have the choice to sign up for the Search Service when you enroll for the GRE Revised General Test.
When you are ready to enroll for the GRE Revised General Test, sign in to your My GRE Account and select from the registration options shown.
Retaking GRE Revised General Test
You can take the GRE Revised General Test once every 21 days, up to five times within 12-month period (365 days). This applies even if you canceled your scores earlier before this date on a test taken already. If you took the paper-based GRE Revised General Test, you can take it as much as you want, provided it’s being offered at that time.
The retaking a test policy will be imposed even if a violation is not instantly recognized (For example, inconsistent GRE registration info). If the violation is identified after registration, but before the test date, the testing appointment will be canceled and test fee will not be refunded.
Also, if the violation is recognized after test scores have been accounted for, the invalid scores will be voided, score recipients will be informed of the cancellation and test expenses will be forfeited.
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