GRE Registration in Nigeria

Do you have a need to write the GRE test soon?  If yes, we can register you for the exam in less than 24 hours.  Also, we have readily available free study resources which some students have used to score between 250- 290 in GRE. See the past test scores of  some of our students.

Cost of GRE Registration in Nigeria

We register GRE at $205 which includes study materials (hard or soft copy)

Do I Need To Register Now for GRE Or Get Some Training First? 

It depends on the time you are ready to submit your application to your choice school. And, it is advisable you apply as early as possible.This is because any available funding or scholarship  is released on a first come first served basis. So, you have to register first for the test and adequately prepare and train for it. From our experience, registering first for the test makes our students brace up and work harder as they look forward to their GRE test dates

Sample of The GRE Score Report

Wondering what the GRE score report looks like? Check this sample of GRE score report

Sample of some GRE Questions

You may be wondering what GRE questions look like! Well, here are a few samples of the GRE questions

Structure and Timing of The GRE Test 

The GRE test is composed of three sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. The table below clearly shows the  question types, time and grades. 

The overall time for the GRE Test is about three hours and 45 minutes. There are six sections with a 10-minute break following the third section.

GRE Sections Number of Questions Timing
Analytical Writing One ‘analyze an argument’ and One ‘analyze an issue’ task 30 minutes per task
Verbal Reasoning (Two sections) 20 questions per section 30 minutes per section
Quantitative Reasoning (Two sections) 20 question per section 35 minutes per section
Unscored* Varies Varies
Research** Varies Varies

* An unidentified unscored section that does not count toward your score may be included but they are used to evaluate future test editions. 

 ** An identified research section that does not count toward your score may be included in place of the unscored section. Questions in this section are included for ETS research purposes.

 

Minimum time required for GRE preparation

You will need to prepare for at least one month or three weeks. However, the stipulated time depends entirely on factors such as your usage of English language in daily conversation, length of prior training, etc. So you may require more or less time to prepare.

Acceptability of GRE For Admission Into Schools Abroad

The GRE test is a multiple-choice, computer-based, standardized exam that is required for admission to graduate programs and graduate business programs (MBA) abroad.

It has a clear advantage as universities and colleges abroad use your GRE score to measure how ready you are to succeed in your choice program of study. This is the reason GRE is accepted in over 11,000 universities and different establishments in more than 150 countries.  These include the United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom, and across Europe and Asia.

GRE Score Range

The total obtainable score for GRE is 340. The GRE test is composed of three sections: Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Analytical Writing. The highest score for each section is 170, and lowest score is 130.

Acceptable GRE Score For Admission

Which GRE score is acceptable for admission is relative. Each school sets the minimum GRE score that is acceptable, and it typically differs according to programs. However, on the average, the minimum acceptable score is 260 for graduate programs. 

Please, bear in mind that you will need to score in the range of 300 and above to secure admission into top schools. These include Stanford University, Cornell University, Harvard University, London Business School, Imperial College of London, University of California Berkeley, to mention just a few.

Other Uses of GRE Test

Apart from using GRE scores to secure admission into various programs abroad, it has no other use.

Test Seat Availability For GRE in Nigeria

The GRE test is administered throughout the entire year at few approved test centres across Nigeria, giving you little options. It is offered more than 60 times a year at authorized test centers around the world, and 4 days a week from almost anywhere with GRE Home Edition. However timing is important, as seats get filled up quickly. So students are urged to register early to get their desired test dates and location.

Locations of Approved GRE test centres in Nigeria

GRE can be taken in Nigeria in the following locations: Lagos, Ibadan, Ogun, Abuja, Owerri and Asaba. Other locations may be approved over time. See the available GRE centres and test dates to pick a test date that is most favourable to you.

Rescheduling GRE Test Registration in Nigeria

You can reschedule your GRE registration at least 4 days before your test date. For example, if your test is on Saturday, you must reschedule by Tuesday. 

 

Preparation For GRE Test

Here are some tips that can help you with your test preparation:

  1. At least, one month of good preparation is suggested for the GRE test.
  2. Pick a test date that is at least 2 months before your earliest application deadline.
  3. Practise! Practise!! Practise!!! There are more than enough free study materials that are available for your practice. Read and practice thoroughly. 
  4. You can also buy on this website very affordable video courses for GRE. They are delivered by qualified tutors with more than a decade of experience actively tutoring students all over the world.
  5. Our GRE online training will help you to score very high. It can be group (3-20) or private (one on one). For more information, see GRE online training.

 

Identification (ID) Requirements for the GRE Test

When you register for your GRE test in Nigeria, you’re required to enter your ID information. The details of your registration must match exactly with those on the ID you are bringing to the test place. If the details don’t match, you will not take the test, and your test fee will not be refunded.  

 

Acceptable ID For GRE Test in Nigeria

Test takers in Nigeria will need an international passport as an identifying document upon their arrival at the test centre. 

Unacceptable ID Documents For GRE Test

These documents are not acceptable as primary or supplemental ID under any condition:

  1. International driver’s license
  2. Draft classification card
  3. International student ID
  4. Credit/debit card of any sort
  5. Notary-prepared letter or document
  6. Birth certificate
  7. Social Security card
  8. Employee ID card
  9. Any temporary ID card
  10. Diplomatic, consulate or embassy ID card

 

Note: If your ID document isn’t written in English language and the test centre administrator can’t read it, you will most likely be unable to take the test, and your test fee won’t be refunded. 

GRE Test Takers 15 Years old or Younger

If you are 15 years old or younger when you take the test, we suggest that you are accompanied by your parents or other authorized grown-up aged 18 or more. He or she will be required to complete and sign a release form at the test venue.

Both you (the test taker) and your parent or any authorized individual, who accompanies you, needs to provide valid, acceptable ID, or you won’t take the test.

 

GRE Test Duration

The GRE test spans 3 hours 45 minutes for computer based and 3 hours 30 minutes for paper based test; the check-in process takes 30 minutes. So, you should expect to spend 4 hours and are encouraged to plan your test day appropriately. You should not fix any other serious engagement for the day.

 

What To Bring To Your GRE Test Centre

When your online registration is completed, you’ll get a confirmation email with the test date, start time and test centre address. Please print the email confirmation for your registration. You will take the printed email confirmation and your unexpired international passport to the test centre.

How To Confirm GRE Registration Status

You can confirm your registration status by login to your ets account with your login details. If you don’t know your login details, simply ask for it from us or the agent that registered you for the exam.

Also, plan to check the status of your registration the day before your test to ensure that none of the registration details has changed (for instance, a different start time or venue than initially scheduled).

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