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How GRE Score is Calculated?

The GRE is the globally recognized entrance test that is accepted for enrolment in graduate business programs, graduate courses, and MS programs at an international level. The verbal and quantitative parts of the GRE each have two sections.
The computer-delivered GRE test is adaptive, i.e., if you perform well in the first measure/section, that is, in the analytical writing section, then the next measure/section, say, a quantitative section will be more difficult.
Adaptive format
The paper-delivered GRE is not adaptive. It is why the scores of each GRE are calculated a bit differently. You get a raw score in the Verbal and Quantitative sections based on the number of correct answers.
Not adaptive
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How well you score in verbal and quantitative reasoning depends upon:
  • Performance on the Questions Asked
  • The Number of Questions Answered in the Time Allotted
The raw verbal and quant score is converted into a scaled score. For this, GRE uses equating. The equating process ensures that the variations in different test editions and difficulty levels don’t impact your score.
Raw scores to scaled
The Verbal and Quantitative portions' combined scores range from 130 to 170. The AW section's total score goes from 0 to 6. In short, the Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing sections of the GRE test provide three scores.
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