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The GRE® Subject Tests

Stand out from other applicants

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


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

Test Center Testing

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

At Home Testing

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

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

Use the following sources of information to familiarize yourself with what to expect on the test.