GMAT - Graduate Management Admission Test

What is GMAT?
  • The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is a 3½-hour standardized exam designed to predict how test takers will perform academically in MBA (Masters in Business Administration) programs.

  • GMAT scores are used by graduate business schools to make admission decisions.

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.

  • Graduates in any discipline can apply for GMAT exam.

  • Final year students of Graduate Courses (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2017-18 can also apply for GMAT online exam.

Application Fees
  • The candidates appearing for the exam have to pay the exam fee which is USD 250.
  • The candidate can pay the fees either through either through debit/credit card for online forms and through cashier’s check/personal check or money order in case of mailed forms.

Test Pattern
Test Section No. of Questions Type of Question Timing
Analytical Writing Assessment 1 Topic Analysis of Argument 30 Minutes
Integrated Reasoning 12 Questions Reasoning, graph interpretation, table analysis type question 30 Minutes
Quantitative 37 Questions Data Sufficiency Problem Solving 75 Minutes
Verbal 41 Questions Reading Comprehension Critical Reasoning Sentence Correction 75 Minutes

Integrated Reasoning Section

In this section reasoning abilities of candidates is measured by providing various information like graphic, numeric and verbal. This section includes:

  • Multi-Source Reasoning
  • Table Analysis
  • Graphics Interpretation
  • Two-Part Analysis

Quantitative Section

This section measures the quantitative aptitude of a candidate like solving quantitative problems, and interpreting graphic data. The questions in this section are generally asked from

  • Problem Solving
  • Data Sufficiency

Verbal Section

The verbal section measures the ability of a candidate to read and comprehend the written material like passages, sentences and grammar. The questions that are asked in the verbal section are from the following areas.

  • Reading comprehension
  • Critical reasoning
  • Sentence correction

Analytical Writing Assessment

The analytical writing assessment (AWA) consists of a writing assessment and analysis of an argument. The candidates are given 30 min. task to write their review, analysis of a given argument.