ABOUT GRE SUBJECT TEST
Best GRE prep book subject test is conducted to test your knowledge on a particular subject area which also determine your apprehension and ease of that subject. In order to achieve a good score on the GRE Subject Test, you should have a appreciable amount of knowledge and a large background in that particular subject. Usually, students become well known with a subject during their undergraduate years by either majoring in or taking a number of classes in that field. Therefore, students typically choose to take GRE test in their department of study. Students who have done specialization in a different subject area can also give GRE Subject Test but must have the knowledge of the subject they wish to take the exam in.
There are total 8 subjects GRE exams-
- Computer Science
- Literature in English
- Biochemistry, Cell and molecular biology.
GRE SUBJECT TEST EXAM SYLLABUS-
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GRE PSYCHOLOGY EXAM PATTERN
Psychology subject test covers three areas-
- experimental based
- general based and
- social science based
There are about 40% questions in the test that e based on experiment and natural science.
The questions are related with thinking,learning, language, perception, ethology.
43% questions are build on the social and social science that includes development, psychology and personality.
Reamaining 17% of the questions are build on general topics that includes history of psychology, measurement of psychology, design , resarch and statistics of psychology.
There re total 215 questions and the time limit for completing these questions is two hours and fifty minute.
The question paper consists of multiple choice questions.They can be based on facts , drawing conclusions, identifying a psychologist.
Best GRE prep book are-
In this book two full length practice tests are given.This book has good number of exercises for practice.It covers all parts of psychology in detail.Development psychology, social psychology,sensation and perception etc; questions on each category is provided in this book.
AUTHOR-American Psychological association
PUBLISHER-Amer Psychological Assn
OVERVIEW–The content given in this book is commendable.Useful tips are also given in this book which will help students in their preparation.This book is an fantastic resource for beginners who are apllying to prepare for gre . Everything is explained in this book very properly.
This book contains all the required information.Everything is not given in detail but it covers easy aspect of psychology that may be helpful for the test.It’s a great book for covering all your basic concepts.
PUBLISHER–Barron’s Educational Series
In this book the content is not given in very detail but it points to all the important and necessary topics required for the preparation.
AUTHOR–Tara L. Kuther
OVERVIEW- The first chapter introduces students to the extent of psychology and the subspecialties within psychology. Subsequently other chapters help students to test their skills, abilities, and interests.