GRE Exam Pattern 2022

GRE Exam 2022: Can be attempted any number of times with a gap of 21 days between each attempt with an annual upper bound of 5 times per year.

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GRE 2022 Exam Pattern

Structure of the Computerised GRE Test


Number of Questions

Allotted Time

Analytical Writing

(One section with two separately timed tasks)

One “Analyze an Issue” task and one “Analyze an Argument” task

30 minutes per task

Verbal Reasoning

(Two sections)

20 questions per section

30 minutes per section

Quantitative Reasoning

(Two sections)

20 questions per section

35 minutes per section

Unscored Section (Will not be identified)/Research Section(Will be identified)



  • All other test portions will always come after the Analytical Writing section. 
  • Any order in which the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Experimental Sections appear is acceptable.