GMAT is a computer-based test to assess the analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in English, for admission in a graduate management program. The GMAT test does not assess business or intelligence skills but evaluates problem solving and analytical abilities also involving a check on the data sufficiency, logic, and critical reasoning skills.
For MBA aspirants, GRE and GMAT are the two most preferred exams and their scores are accepted by institutes worldwide. A good GMAT score also offers a wide range of professional opportunities and employers demand and value the skills demonstrated in this exam.
The GMAT exam consists of four main sections- Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal Tests. The total test time is 3 hours and 60 minutes. The analytical test of writing is of 30 minutes, another 30 minutes to work through 12 questions on integrated reasoning and at the end there is a two-part analysis for which 30 minutes are allotted.
The quantitative section contains questions on data sufficiency and problem solving. 75 minutes are given to finish this section. A verbal test is conducted after a break of 10 minutes. The verbal section consists of questions that include reading comprehension, critical reasoning and sentence correction.
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