Discover why the GMAT exam is the best test of choice among students globally.

Structure of GMAT EXAM

Graduate Management Admission Test more popularly known as GMAT is a three and a half hours long computer adaptive test. It is a yardstick to measure student’s readiness for business and management courses at postgraduate or doctoral level like MBA. GMAT test is a reliable tool to predict a student’s’ academic success better than GPA for B-schools admission purpose. The test tends to evaluate one’s Critical Thinking, Analytical Writing Abilities, English Language Skills, and Problem Solving Ability through its Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude sections. The GMAT registration process is flexible; one can enrol in it at any point of time.
Since 1953, Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is regulating and administering GMAT and has embarked its reach in more than 120 countries. It is an non-profit organisation located in Reston, Virginia.

GMAT Specifications

  • GMAT is a computer adaptive test.
  • Select Section order offers the following:
  1. Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA), Integrated Reasoning (IR), Quantitative, Verbal (original order);
  2. Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA); or
  3. Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning (IR), Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA).
  • GMAT is available throughout the year, with no registration or last dates criteria.
  • The test score can be cancelled; one can retake the test after 16 days from the test appeared date.
  • GMAT score is valid for five years.
  • GMAT score is widely accepted by more than 2,100 universities and institutions in more than 5,900 programs offered.



To get GMAT exam date, the test takers have to enrol her/himself on the official website of the GMAT.


GMAT exam fee is US$250.


GMAT test contains four sections with allocated time duration.

GMAT PATTERN Section No. of questions Time allotted Score/ Out of
AWA Flawed Argument 1 topic 30 minutes 1-6/6
Integrated Reasoning Graphical interpretation 12 questions 30 minutes 1-8/8
Two part analysis
Multi source reasoning
Table analysis
Quantitative Aptitude Problem Solving 20 questions 75 minutes 7-46/60
Data Sufficiency 17 questions
Verbal Reasoning Reading Comprehension 15 questions 75 minutes 9-52/60
Sentence correction 15 questions
Critical Reasoning 11 questions
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