DON’T MISS THIS COMPLETE GUIDANCE OF GMAT TO PURSUE YOUR DREAM BUSINESS SCHOOL

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Ready to fly to your dream business school? Then you already know how a good score in the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) can help you fetch your dream admission. Read this article till the end to explore all you need to know about GMAT test. GMAT is a well-known Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) which tries to carve out a person’s analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal and reading skills in standard written English which is required for admission to a graduate management program. Furthermore there are only two out of the exam’s four sections (Quantitative and Verbal) that are computer-adaptive, meaning that during those sections only the test adapts to your ability level as you go. The average scores required for universities abroad varies; at least 710 points required by top tier universities, while middle tier universities accept 600.

GMAT Paper Pattern

The foremost aspect to crack GMAT is to look at the paper pattern and analyze how many questions belongs to which section of the paper as well as the available time routine. So, have a look at the basic pattern of GMAT given below.

 

Section Question type No. Of questions Duration
Analytical

Writing

Assessment

Analysis of an Argument 1 topic 30 Minutes
Integrated

Reasoning

Multi-Source Reasoning, Two-Part Analysis, Table Analysis, Graphics Interpretation 12 questions 30 Minutes
Quantitative Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving 37 questions

15- Data Sufficiency

22-  Problem Solving

75 Minutes
Verbal Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction 41 questions

12-critical Reasoning

14-Reading

Comprehension

15- Sentence correction

75 Minutes
Total Time

Duration

3hr 30min.

GMAT Eligibility

  • Nationality- There is no restriction regarding the nationality of the applicant. You can apply from any part of the world.
  • Age Limit: A candidates applying for GMAT Exam must be 18 years old.
  • No. of Attempts: Applicants can appear for GMAT Exam only 5 times in a year.

Retaking GMAT: Applicants have to wait for minimum 16 days before taking the test again.

How to Apply for GMAT Exam

1. Firstly, visit the official website of GMAT.

https://www.mba.com/india

2. Then, click on the “THE GMAT ® EXAM” tab. A sample is given below

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3. Now, click on the register tab.

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4. Now click on Schedule a GMAT Exam”.

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5. Enter your Registration details and create GMAT user Account.

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6. Then, fill up Personal details and academic qualifications.

7. Now choose “Test date” and “Test location”.

8. Now you have to pay a fee of Rs16, 770.65 ($250). And you are all set to follow your dream business school.

GMAT Fees

  • The cost to appear for GMAT is US $250 (INR 17,000).
  • GMAT Fee for rescheduling stands for US $50 (INR 3,400).
  • The GMAT Cancellation Fee is US $80 (lNR 5,450).

Note: – A candidate can pay GMAT Fee through both online and offline mode.

Online Payment Mode
  • Credit Cards And Debit Cards
  • Visa Card
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • JCB

Offline Payment Mode

  • Cashier’s cheque
  • Money Orders
  • Personal cheque

Note: – The above-mentioned payment modes must be payable to Pearson VUE-GMAT in US dollars.

GMAT Exam Centers in India

Delhi

Mumbai

Noida

Ahmedabad

Hyderabad

Chennai

Mohali

Vijayawada

Vishakhapatnam

Vellore

Trivandrum

Dehradun 

Kolkata

Patiala

Pune

Raipur

Surat

Nagpur

Patna

Lucknow

Manipal

Ranchi

Jaipur

Mysore

Coimbatore

Pilani

Tiruchirappalli

Bangalore

Bhopal

Guru gram

Indore

Guwahati

Cochin

GMAT Syllabus

In order to prepare for the exam look the syllabus given below. GMAT Syllabus covers topics from these four sections- Analytical Reasoning, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative Section and Verbal Section.

  • Analytical Reasoning:-This the first and foremost section of the GMAT Exam which contains two Essays.
  1. Argument Essay: – In this essay, candidates will be given a paragraph on a particular subject and they have to write in 350 words the contradictions over the paragraph written by the author. In other words it aims at checking the critical thinking of the candidate.
  1. Issue Essay: – In this section the candidate has to write an essay on a given issue in around 600 words. So, this essay is to analyze the writing skills of the candidate.
  • Integrated Reasoning:- In this section the following are the type of questions that are asked to aspirants to analyze their problem solving skill.
  1. Multi-Source Reasoning
  2. Table Analysis
  3. Graphics Interpretation
  4. Two-Part Analysis
  • Quantitative Reasoning: – In this section there are questions from the two areas. Here the focus is on student’s ability to solve the problem as well as carve out the conclusion.
  1. Problem solving (PS)
  2. Data Sufficiency (DS)
  • Verbal Section:-This is the last section where applicants have to attempt in a duration of 75 Minutes. This usually comprises of two sections-
  1. Critical Reasoning (CR)
  2. Sentence Correction (SC)

For exclusive assistance from the GMAT official website click on the link given below-

https://www.mba.com/india/the-gmat-exam/prepare-for-the-gmat-exam.aspx

Good luck! Aspirants

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