What is GMAT: MBA Entrance Exam

GMAT full form is Graduate Management Test. It is an MBA Entrance Exam that is organized around the world in different test centers.

The GMAT is designed to assess the skills that are most relevant for admission in Business Schools. It is test of applied reasoning. It is not just about knowing stuffs but is about what you can do with your knowledge and how you can apply that in a thoughtful way during business schools. It is closer to most business leaders lifestyle or daily routines.

The Graduation Management Admission Test (GMAT) is the most prominently used entrance exam for admissions into MBA programs. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is also accepted by most MBA programs. Some Business Schools do not require entrance exam scores for admission.

GMAT Format and Pattern

The MBA Entrance Exam (GMAT) has four sections. It is a computer adaptive test

  1. Analytical Writing Assessment
  2. Integrated Reasoning Assessment
  3. Quantitative Reasoning assessment
  4. Verbal Reasoning Assessment

The GMAT Exam consists of four sections; An analytical writing assessment, an integrated reasoning section, a quantitative section and a verbal section.

The total test timing is three hours and seven minutes. Test takers have different time divisions for each section.

SectionDuration (Minutes)Number of Questions
Analytical writing Assessment301 essay
Integrated Reasoning3012
Quantitative Assessment6231
Verbal Assessment6536

This is the complete syllabus an pattern for MBA Entrance Exams. For more information go with official website of GMAC.