Introduction to GMAT: Graduate Management Admission Test

Recognized and Accepted by more than 6000 business and management programs around the globe for nearly 60 years, the GMAT exam has been one of the best selection criteria by the business leaders around the world to get into the world’s prominent business schools for one reason – it works. Pretty simply, no other examinations let you showcase the silks that matter most in the business school classroom and in your career. Most business schools use and trust the GMAT exam to make admission decisions.


The GMAT measures verbal as well as mathematical, analytical writing and reasoning skills of students. GMAT is a four hour computer based test. One’s performance on earlier questions determines which question he will be asked next. Questions that appear early in the exam influence the score more than those appearing at the end of the exam. A GMAT Certification is valid for 5 years!

ANALYTICAL WRITING: – Analytical Writing Section has one essay which asks students to analyze and critique the argument.

VERBAL SECTION: – This Section consists of sentence correction questions, reading comprehension along with the exercises for critical reasoning.

QUANTITATIVE SECTION: – This Section tests high-school level the students are required to be acquainted with geometry, algebra and arithmetic as well as analysis.


Test Section No. of Ques. Question Types Timing
Analytical Writing Assessment 1 Topic Analysis of Argument 30 Mins
Integrated Reasoning 12 Ques Multi Source Reasoning

Graphics Interpretation

2 Part Analysis

Table Analysis




30 Mins

Quantitative 37 Ques Data-Sufficiency
Problem Solving 75 Mins
Verbal 41 Ques Reading Comprehension and Critical Reasoning
Sentence Correction 75 Mins
Total Exam 3 hrs, 30 mins