GMAT Syllabus

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a computer adaptive test which critically evaluates analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal and reading and writing skills in English language. The GMAT score is used as an admission prerequisite for graduate in management and business programs like MBA. GMAT is a trademark of Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).

GMAT SYLLABUS

The GMAT determines student’s capability in distinct arenas by testing them through these four sections:

Analytical Writing Assessment
Integrated reasoning
Quantitative aptitude
Verbal Reasoning

Section 1: AWA(Analytical Writing Assessment)

    • Time Duration: 30 minutes
    • No.Of Questions: 1 Essay
    • Scoring: 0 to 6 with an increment of 0.5

 

The AWA tests your essay writing skills, measures your ability to think critically, communicate your ideas effectively and formulate an appropriate and constructive assessment.

 

Section 2: Integrated Reasoning (IR)

    • Time Duration: 30 minutes
    • No.Of Questions: 12
    • Scoring: 1 to 8 with an increment of 0.5

 

The Integrated Reasoning section tests your understanding ability, evaluates multiple sources and different types of information on numeric, graphic and verbal data. It requires you to use your analytical skills to solve complex problems. There are four types of questions in the IR section

  • Table Analysis
  • Two-part Analysis
  • Multi-Source Reasoning
  • Graphics interpretation

 

Section 3: Quantitative Aptitude(QA)

    • Time Duration: 75 minutes
    • No.Of Questions: 37
    • Scoring 0 to 60

The Quantitative Aptitude section tests your quantitative skills, ability to solve quant problems and interpret numerical data.There are two types of multiple-choice questions that are used in the Quantitative section:

  • Problem Solving
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number Systems
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Geometry Concepts

 

Section 4: Verbal Aptitude (VA)

    • Time Duration: 75 Minutes
    • No.Of Questions: 41
    • Scoring: 0 to 60

 

The GMAT verbal section tests your reading and reasoning ability along with argument analysis skills. It also checks your ability to correct the written material in accordance with standard English grammar rules.
Verbal section includes three types of MCQs:

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Reading Comprehensive
  • Sentence correction

 

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