Graduate Record Examinationeducation dictionary

<assessment> A two-part standardised external examination designed to measure general verbal, quantitative and analytical skills (General Aptitude Test) and knowledge and understanding of subject matter basic to graduate study in specific fields (Advanced Tests).

The Graduate Record Examination is generally required by graduate schools and is used to assess the qualifications of applicants to master's and PhD programmes.

Acronym: GRE

(14 Jan 2009)