The COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) hosted a full day GRE workshop under the US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor initiative on May 21, 2017. Trainers from the United State Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) provided training on GRE Quantitative and Verbal sections. The participants were short listed by HEC and some 60 participants from Islamabad/Rawalpindi universities and 10 CIIT faculty members/students attended the workshop.
The seminar started with the recitation of the Glorious Quran. This was followed by session on the GRE Quantitative section by Mr. Usman Javed of USEFP. The speaker first discussed GRE paper patterns and important tips for scoring high in GRE were shared. Later different Math types of questions were solved. After lunch/prayer break the GRE Verbal section was covered by Mr. Tariq Aqil. He described in detail the different sub sections such as critical reasoning, sentence equivalence etc. Finally hands-on exercises were used to illustrate these sections.
The sessions were interactive and questions were asked, the speakers encouraged the students to benefit from the HEC upcoming GRE talent farming programs. The participants also acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided at the session.
The said visit was coordinated by the office of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development (P, D and HRD), CIIT Islamabad.
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