GMAT(Graduate Management Admission Test)is a standardised test for MBA aspirants. This test is designed to evaluate the potential of students by assessing their mathematical, verbal and analytical writing skills. GMAT is recognized as the most effective test available for matching student competencies with program demands of leading business schools worldwide.
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Format of the Exam
|Analytical Writing Assessment|
|Duration:||30 minutes each task|
|Score:||The AWA score is an average of the two independent ratings for each section: Analysis of an Issue and the Analysis of an Argument. These average scores can range from 0 to 6 in half point intervals.|
|Question Type:||Analysis of an Issue and Analysis of an Argument.|
|Duration:||75 minutes for the entire section.|
|No of Questions:||37 multiple-choice questions of two question types|
|Score:||The Quantitative scores range from 0 to 60|
|Question Type:||Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving.|
|Duration:||75 minutes for the entire section|
|No of Questions:||41 multiple choice questions of three question types|
|Score:||The Verbal scores range from 0 to 60|
|Question Type:||Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction|
|Qualifying Subject(s):||An undergraduate from any discipline can take the test.|
The GMAT is designed and administered by Pearson Vue at the behest of Graduate Management Admission Council or GMAC. It is Pearson Vue which reports the test score to the universities and institutes.
GMAT was designed inititally for Institutes/Universities of U.S. offering programs in management and business,but now is also used as a criterion for allotting admission to students globally by more than 1800 universities/institutes.