What is GMAT?

The Graduate Management Admission Test, or GMAT, is an important part of the business school application process. The GMAT is a multiple-choice, computer-based and computer-adaptive standardized exam that is often required for admission to
graduate business programs (MBA) globally.

The GMAT is developed and administered by GMAC to provide business schools with common measures of applicant’s preparedness for graduate-level academic work.Business school admission committees look at your GMAT score, along with work experience, academic record, and supporting materials, to assess your readiness for the rigors of an MBA program.

What’s the takeaway? A high score on the GMAT will have a direct, positive impact on your business school application.

What is on GMAT?

The GMAT exam measures your command of basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry, multi-source data analysis, and grammar. More importantly, it measures your ability to analyze and evaluate written material, think critically, and solve problems. The GMAT is first and foremost a test of your critical thinking skills. Knowing how to reason through and analyze information is the key to a great GMAT score. The exam is of three hours and thirty minutes duration including the two breaks. The overall marks are scored on a scale of 200-800 but only Verbal and Quantitative scores impact the total score.

What is GMAT syllabus?

The content on the GMAT is broken down into four scored test sections, two of which are scored separately, and two of which are scored separately but are also combined to generate your composite score:

A) Analytical Writing Assessment

B) Integrated Reasoning

C) Quantitative

D) Verbal   

Analytical Writing Assessment evaluates a candidate’s ability to think logically. The Integrated Reasoning evaluates the candidate’s ability to comprehend and evaluate  data provided in the multiple formats from different sources. Quantitative section assesses the candidate’s ability to analyze data and conclude using reasoning skills.
The verbal section evaluates the candidate’s ability to read and comprehend written material, evaluate arguments to comply with Standard English