GMAT Exam Details



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The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is the most popular and widely used MBA admission test based under the direction of Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). IT is an organization of graduate business schools worldwide that measure the abilities of the applicant aspiring to undertake higher education in the field of business or management . It is a standardized test that measures the verbal mathematical and analytical writing skills of the young aspirants which help the graduate schools of business to assess the potential ability of applicants for advanced study in business and management institutes.

GMAT Test provides a reliable method of choosing the most qualified applicants. Hundreds of prospective graduate student comes from various backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and undergrads are scoping for seeking position in the top business schools around the country, the GMAT Test provides a efficient method for choosing dynamic applicants. GMAT test is a computer adaptive, meaning that instead of determining score using a fixed set of questions, the exam provides questions of variable difficulty based on the answer given to the previous questions. This test is not pre-set in advance. It begins with a question of average difficulty and if the candidate answers it correctly, he/she will receive a slightly harder second question. If the candidate answers it wrong, he/she will receive a slightly easier second question. And again the third question, in turn, is based on the candidate response to the second question, and so on.

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Eligibility -


Everyone is eligible for appearing in the GMAT exam as there is no minimum qualification specified. And the score remains valid for 5 years.

Exam pattern


The GMAT exam has three parts-

1. Quantitative Section (37 multiple-choice questions),

2. Analytical Writing Assessment Section (2 essays) and

3. The Verbal Section (41 multiple-choice questions).


Duration

Section

Number of Questions

Analytical Writing

Analysis of Argument

30 minutes

Optional Break  

10 minutes

Quantitative Section

37 Multiple Choice

75 minutes

-15 Data Sufficiency

  -22 Problem Solving

Optional Break  

10 minutes

Verbal Section

41 Multiple Choice

75 minutes

-12 Critical Reasoning

  -14 Reading Comprehension

  -15 Sentence Correction

Integrated Reasoning Section

 12 Questions

30 minutes


Important Dates - like other entrance exams, GMAT is slight different it offers the facility of choosing own exam dates, whenever you are ready for it. Candidates just have to register with GMAT through e-mail ID and get all the latest updates from time to time regarding the exam.

Syllabus - The GMAT consists of questions based on applied arithmetic, basic geometry, elementary algebra, data sufficiency, sentence correction, critical reasoning, reading comprehension, problem solving and writing skills.









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