GRE Physics Subject Test Resource Page

Information regarding the GRE subject test in physics:
  • The test consists of 100 multiple choice questions.
  • Students have 170 minutes to complete the test. Only a pencil (not mechanical) is allowed - no calculators.
  • Official GRE website
  • Breakdown of test topics
  • Physics GRE preparation tips
  • Helpful books:
    "Physics: A Student Companion" by Kirkby
    "The Physics Companion" by Fischer-Cripps
    "3000 Solved Problems in Physics" by Halpern
  • Past sample exams provided by the GRE testing service are available on the web. Some of these tests have been collected and are available below.
IMPORTANT GRE DATES
Registration Deadline GRE Subject Test Date Scores Reported
August 22, 2014 September 27, 2014 November 7, 2014
September 19, 2014 October 25, 2014 December 5, 2014
March 13, 2015 April 18, 2015 May 29, 2015

PRACTICE TESTS:
GR8677.pdf
GR9277.pdf
GR9677.pdf
GR0177.pdf

DETAILED SOLUTIONS (and other resources):
GREPhysics.NET

Some of the original content for this page can be found at www.physics.ohio-state.edu/undergrad/ugs_gre.php