What is GMAT?
The full form of GMAT or (GMAT full form) is Graduate Management Admission Test. It is a computer adaptive test which is conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council. As its name suggests, it is for admission into management or business schools. It is intended to assess the candidate’s adroitness in different subjects like analytical writing, quantitative and verbal and reading skills in standard written English. This test is particularly taken to get admission into a management program, such as MBA and Masters in finance course in the top B-Schools across the globe.
GMAT Key Highlights
|GMAT full form||Graduate Management Admission Test|
|Conducted by||Graduate Management Admission Council|
|Mode of Exam||Computer-based adaptive test|
|GMAT fee||$250 ( 17,000 approximately)|
|Score Range||200 – 800 marks|
|GMAT Contact||+91 120-439-7830, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (IST)
Email: GMATCandidateServicesAPAC@ pearson.com
|Also Accepted for||MS Courses Outside India
An MBA program in india
|Number of Questions||80|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours 7 minutes|
GMAT Exam Pattern:
GMAT is a computer adaptive test which primarily tests the candidate’s ability and reasoning skills. The GMAT exam pattern consists of four different sections namely are Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Verbal Reasoning. The total duration of the exam is 3 hours and 7 Minutes with specific time allotted for each section.
GRE Exam Structure:
|Test Section||Time Limit||Number of Questions||Question Types||Score Range|
|Analytical Writing Assessment||30 min||One question||Analysis of an argument||0-6 (0.5 point increment)|
|Integrated Reasoning||30 min||Twelve Questions||Graphics Interpretation, Table Analysis, Multi-source Reasoning, Two-part Analysis||1-8 (in 1-point increments)|
|Quantitative Reasoning||62 min||Thirty-one Question||Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving||6-51 (in 1-point increments)|
|Verbal Reasoning||65 min||Thirty-six questions||Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction||6-51 (in 1-point increments)|
GMAT Exam Pattern: Key Facts
- GMAT consists of 80 questions with a time duration of 3 hours and 7 minutes.
- There are two 8 minutes break during the GMAT test. These breaks are however optional.
- Candidates can choose one of the following three orders which they can attempt the four sections of the test:
1. Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal.
2. Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment.
3. Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment.
- Quantitative Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning sections in GMAT Exam are computer-based and have MCQs.
- Analytical Writing Assessment consists of an essay( Analysis of argument) question and integrated reasoning consists of non-MCQs.
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