The GRE score is very important as it is the only common parameter for comparison of students from different backgrounds and countries. Besides, your academic record of the last 4 years, your overall profile and your application materials play a vital part towards securing scholarships.
The universities only accept official scores sent directly by ETS. Scores to four colleges can be sent free of cost while taking the exam. Subsequently, for each score report sent to a college, you would have to pay USD 27.
The closer you get to 340 the better it is. Anything above 320 is a good score.
Register at www.ets.org/gre Registration fee is (US$205 in India) Your test fee entitles you to request that scores be sent to as many as four graduate institutions or fellowship sponsors Additional score reports can be ordered for a fee of US$27 per score recipient.
STEM fields include Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. As per this program, students graduating from a STEM-designated program are eligible on student visas for an additional 35 months extension on the Optional Practical Training (OPT) apart from the 12 months that all graduates receive. The complete list of STEM deGRE®e programs can be found at [...]