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To sum up, you receive one point for each question you answer correctly in Verbal or Quant. These points will be added up to get your raw score (0-40) for each section. Your raw scores will then be converted to scaled scores (130-170) which take into account both adaptive testing and equating.
On the GRE, The Analytical Writing section is scored on a scale of 06 in half-point increments. The Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections each yield a scaled score within a range of 130 to 170 in one-point increments.
The GRE Scoring Scale Explained1.A Quantitative score reported on a 130-170 score scale, in 1-point increments2.A Verbal score reported on a 130-170 score scale, in 1-point increments3.An Analytical Writing score reported on a 0-6 score scale, in half-point increments
What’s a bad GRE score? A bad GRE score is one that excludes you from the program that you want to attend. That’s all! However, to put this in very general terms, the bottom 10% of test-takers score below 139 in Verbal and 141 in Quant. Again—very generally!