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The GRE® General Test

One test for graduate, business and law school

Select a step to learn more about your GRE® General Test journey.


On Test Day

Learn about the policies and procedures, what to bring, and what to expect, so that you can feel more confident on the day of your GRE General Test.


Review the GRE® Information Bulletin for the complete test day policies, including canceling your scores, absence from a test and dismissal from a test. 

At Home Testing

Learn about what to expect when taking a test at home, before and during your test session.

Test Center Testing

Learn about what to bring on test day and review procedures that apply before, during and after your test.

The ID you present on test day

You’re responsible for:

  • bringing valid and acceptable ID when you report for your test appointment
  • ensuring that your ID documents are up-to-date and available on the day of your test
  • making sure that the first and last name on your ID exactly matches the name on your registration (excluding accents)

If you don’t do this, you won’t be permitted to test and your test fee will not be refunded.


What to expect on the test

You have several sources of information to familiarize yourself with what to expect on the different sections of the test.