Introduction to GRE www.aKademy.in www.aKademy.in   aKademy
GRE – Brief Intro  5 Sections    Analytical Writing – 1 Section    Verbal Reasoning – 2 Sections    Quantitative Reaso...
Analytical Writing  2 Components    Issue Topic – 30 Min    Argument Topic – 30 Min  No choice  Score Range: Scale of...
Verbal Reasoning 2 Sections   Each of 30 Minutes; 20 Questions 3 Question Types   Text Completion (6Q)   Sentence Equ...
Text Completion (6Q) Select one answer choice per blank   Best fit in the blank 3 Variants   One blank; 5 choices (2Q)...
Text Completion: Example   www.aKademy.in
Text Completion: Example   www.aKademy.in
Text Completion: Example   www.aKademy.in
Sentence Equivalence (4Q) Each question has one blank 6 answer choices per question Select two choices   Best fit in t...
Sentence Equivalence: Example   www.aKademy.in
Sentence Equivalence: Example   www.aKademy.in
Reading Comprehension (10Q) Passage followed by questions   4 to 5 passages per section 3 question variants  One corre...
Verbal Skills  VOCABULARY    High Frequency GRE Words – 1500 to 2000 Words  READING COMPREHENSION    Read & understand...
Quantitative Reasoning  2 Sections    Each section of 35 Minutes; 20 Questions  2 Question Types    Quantitative Compa...
Quantitative Comparison (8Q) Two columns to compare   Qty A & Qty B 4 Choices to pick from   A. Qty A > Qty B   B. Qt...
Quantitative Comparison: Example   www.aKademy.in
Quantitative Comparison: Example   www.aKademy.in
Problem Solving (12Q) 3 Variants   One correct out of 5 choices   One or more correct (4+ choices)   Numeric Entry Da...
Problem Solving: Example   www.aKademy.in
Problem Solving: Example   www.aKademy.in
Problem Solving: Example   www.aKademy.in
Math Concepts Arithmetic    Number theory, Fractions & Decimals    Percentages, Ratios & Proportions    Algebra, P&C, ...
GRE Tutor – Program Details Course Duration      8 Weeks (Monday to Saturday; Daily: 1.5 Hours)          1 Week:       ...
GRE Tutor – Highlights  GRE is fun!  IIT/IIM Faculty  Multimedia presentations (Visual Vocabulary etc.,)  Interactive ...
?                 For more details, contact:       Venkatram Reddy (+91 77022 44993)     Or drop us an e-mail at greogeek@...
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Introduction to GRE

  1. 1. Introduction to GRE www.aKademy.in www.aKademy.in aKademy
  2. 2. GRE – Brief Intro  5 Sections  Analytical Writing – 1 Section  Verbal Reasoning – 2 Sections  Quantitative Reasoning – 2 Sections  No negative marking  Can go back & forward within a given section  Test duration: 4 Hours (approx) www.aKademy.in
  3. 3. Analytical Writing  2 Components  Issue Topic – 30 Min  Argument Topic – 30 Min  No choice  Score Range: Scale of 0-6 www.aKademy.in
  4. 4. Verbal Reasoning 2 Sections  Each of 30 Minutes; 20 Questions 3 Question Types  Text Completion (6Q)  Sentence Equivalence (4Q)  Reading Comprehension (4 to 5 passages; 10Q) Score Range: 130 to 170 www.aKademy.in
  5. 5. Text Completion (6Q) Select one answer choice per blank  Best fit in the blank 3 Variants  One blank; 5 choices (2Q)  Two blanks: Each blank has 3 choices (2Q)  Three blanks: Each blank has 3 choices (2Q) www.aKademy.in
  6. 6. Text Completion: Example www.aKademy.in
  7. 7. Text Completion: Example www.aKademy.in
  8. 8. Text Completion: Example www.aKademy.in
  9. 9. Sentence Equivalence (4Q) Each question has one blank 6 answer choices per question Select two choices  Best fit in the blank  Have to produce sentences with similar meaning www.aKademy.in
  10. 10. Sentence Equivalence: Example www.aKademy.in
  11. 11. Sentence Equivalence: Example www.aKademy.in
  12. 12. Reading Comprehension (10Q) Passage followed by questions  4 to 5 passages per section 3 question variants One correct answer out of 5 given choices  One or more correct out of 3 given choices  Select-in-passage questions (highlight the text) www.aKademy.in
  13. 13. Verbal Skills  VOCABULARY  High Frequency GRE Words – 1500 to 2000 Words  READING COMPREHENSION  Read & understand at considerable speed (for RC questions)  REASONING Skills  Logical thinking (TC & SE questions; ARGUMENT Topic)  WRITING Skills  ISSUE & ARGUMENT Topic www.aKademy.in
  14. 14. Quantitative Reasoning  2 Sections  Each section of 35 Minutes; 20 Questions  2 Question Types  Quantitative Comparison (8Q)  Problem Solving(12Q)  On Screen Calculator is provided  Score Range: 130 to 170 www.aKademy.in
  15. 15. Quantitative Comparison (8Q) Two columns to compare  Qty A & Qty B 4 Choices to pick from  A. Qty A > Qty B  B. Qty A < Qty B  C. Qty A = Qty B  D. Can’t be determined www.aKademy.in
  16. 16. Quantitative Comparison: Example www.aKademy.in
  17. 17. Quantitative Comparison: Example www.aKademy.in
  18. 18. Problem Solving (12Q) 3 Variants  One correct out of 5 choices  One or more correct (4+ choices)  Numeric Entry Data Interpretation  Out of 12 Q, there is one DI set with 3 Q www.aKademy.in
  19. 19. Problem Solving: Example www.aKademy.in
  20. 20. Problem Solving: Example www.aKademy.in
  21. 21. Problem Solving: Example www.aKademy.in
  22. 22. Math Concepts Arithmetic  Number theory, Fractions & Decimals  Percentages, Ratios & Proportions  Algebra, P&C, Probability Algebra  Linear & basic quadratic equations, Inequalities, Word problems Geometry  Lines & Angles, Triangles, Quads, Circles, 3D Figures, Coordinate Data Interpretation ~ Pie Charts, Line & Bar Graphs, Tables www.aKademy.in
  23. 23. GRE Tutor – Program Details Course Duration  8 Weeks (Monday to Saturday; Daily: 1.5 Hours)  1 Week: Analytical Writing  3 Weeks: Quantitative Reasoning  2 Weeks: Vocabulary + Verbal (Text Comp./Sent Equiv.)  2 Weeks: Verbal (TC/SE + Reading Comprehension) Batches: Mornings & Evenings Location: Gayatri Towers, Kothapet, Hyderabad (Near More Megastore) www.aKademy.in
  24. 24. GRE Tutor – Highlights  GRE is fun!  IIT/IIM Faculty  Multimedia presentations (Visual Vocabulary etc.,)  Interactive Sessions: Role-plays, activities & games  Best-pick study material & software dump  Online Learning (Login @ www.greogeek.com); SMS updates  Facebook Updates (www.facebook.com/greogeek)  Progress reviews, quizzes & mock tests www.aKademy.in
  25. 25. ? For more details, contact: Venkatram Reddy (+91 77022 44993) Or drop us an e-mail at greogeek@gmail.com www.greogeek.comwww.aKademy.in
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