Is GRE necessary to get admission for M.S course abroad?
Brijesh SharmaReplied on - 20 Jan 2017
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardized test conducted for admission to graduation schools in English speaking countries. This examination is very necessary for students who desires to pursue M.S course abroad. Certain Universities like Kansas University, Virgina State University, East Stroudsburg University etc. in U.S give admission without GRE score. Even so, it is better to qualify GRE before pursuing M.S course abroad as having a valid GRE score could help during Visa interview also.
Procedure to join for a M.S course abroad : To join M.S course abroad, one should prove their quantitative ability and English proficiency. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are world wide acclaimed English Proficiency Tests. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is another exam which tests the verbal ability as well as quantitative aptitude of student compared to other standardized tests like SAT. As mathematical and analytical skills matters a lot for pursuing M.S course, GRE score can play a vital role in getting admission to M.S course abroad.. A good GRE score reflects the quantitative ability of students.
Thus the first step required for pursuing a M.S course abroad is to obtain an adequate GRE and TOFEL/IELTS score. Students should ensure that their testing agencies have sent the test scores to the universities or colleges they are applying. They should submit their mark sheets too. Also, they should obtain reference letters from the professors of their college. US universities need maximum of 3 reference letters. Studentss should prepare Statement of Purpose which describes why they are interested to pursue M.S course in a particular university. Financial documents should be submitted to prove that the students are financially sound for pursuing M.S course.