There is no restriction on students wishing to take the GRE test. There is no
constrain based on qualification or age levied on the student. Though the GRE
test scores has a validity of five years and are acceptable by most of the
universities, it is recommended that the student submit scores that are not
older than 2 years to make a better impression on the universities.
The GRE fees for the GRE test differs from country to country.
The GRE Test fee cannot be paid in any other currency other than US dollars.
Several payment options for paying GRE Fees are available
GRE Test Fees - Payment Modes
The GRE Test fees can be paid in many modes. Below is the given list of valid
payment mode for GRE Fees
- globally accepted credit card
- US dollar denominated draft
- Money Order/Certified Check
- U.S. Postal Money Order
- International Money Order
- UNESCO Coupons
There is no compulsion that the credit card should be owned by the applicant
for paying the GRE Fees.
The draft should be drawn in favor of “ETS – GRE” payable at US banks. The
drafts are usually issued at most of the cities' main branch offices of banks
having a foreign exchange counter.
To draw an US dollar denominated draft in India a service charge of about 200
rupees is levied on the student.
GRE Test Fees - By Country
Generally to register for the GRE test within US and U.S. territories and
Puerto Rico amounts to 115 dollars for General test and 130 dollars for Subject
The registration fee of 140 dollars for General test and 150 dollars for
Subject test which amounts to about 7000 rupees has to be paid by the Indian
student who wishes to take the test. Students from China, inclusive of Hong
Kong, Korea and Taiwan, need to pay 175 U.S. dollars as GRE registration fee.
The student who wish to reschedule their GRE test is required to pay a 40
dollar reschedule fee. Any additional score report would require 15 dollars as
payment for per sheet. The refund on cancellation would amount to 60 dollars and
is valid only if the cancellation is made at least 7 days before the chosen test
date. The standby fee on registration of GRE is 35 US dollars.
GRE Fee Waiver
GRE Fee waivers are available for students based on their financial needs.
GRE Fee waivers are available for both GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test.
Students who intend to get a GRE Fee waiver must contact Central Financial
Aid at 757-226-4125.
There are eligibility conditions for the GRE Fee waiver. Contact Central
Financial Aid for more information on eligibility conditions for GRE Fee Waiver