GMAT 2016

Graduate Management Aptitude Test 2016  ·  8500+ Discussions
About GMAT 2016

Exam Details

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission test) is one of the trusted and preferred entrance test organized by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The GMAT is the computerized Adaptive Test (CAT) taken by the aspirants every year for admission in foreign top business universities and institutions. GMAT is the worldwide level entrance exam conducted in approx 112 countries around the world and the scores of GMAT exam will be accepted by more than 2,100 universities and institutions. The students take this exam so that they can get the admission in foreign universities and this is one of the crucial advancement in their career. More than 6000 courses/programs are offered by these GMAC associated institutes. This exam has become popular among-st the candidates who wish to pursue management courses like MBA, Master of Finance and Master of Accountancy. The GMAT exam is a computer adaptive test and not a computer based test, which means that the candidate will get one question at a time and depending on the accuracy of the previous answer, the difficulty level of the next question will be ascertained. The average scores required for universities abroad varies; top tier universities require at least 710, while middle tier universities accept 600. Exam Pattern :  ABCDSection No. of questions Question Type Duration Analytical Writing Assessment 1 Topic Analysis of an Argument 30 minutes Integrated Reasoning 12 questions Multi Source Reasoning, Graphics Interpretation, Two Part Analysis, Table Analysis 30 minutes Quantitative 37 questions Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving 75 minutes Verbal 41 questions Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction 75 minutes Total Exam Duration ​ ​ 3 hours 30 minutes Fees :  The application fee for GMAT is $250, which would roughly translate to Rs. 15,000-16,000 approximately.

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for GMAT is not particularly set by the exam owning authority GMAC but the candidate applying for the exam must have the age of 18 years. No upper age limit is applicable. Also, the candidate should have completed the graduation from the recognized university/institution.

Syllabus

GMAT is a three and a half hours test with a maximum score of 800 points. The syllabus is divided into 4 sections Analytical Writing Section, Quantitative Section, Verbal Skills, Integrated Reasoning Section ​ Analytical Writing Section : The Analytical Writing section will have topics on which the candidate will have to write, or a passage may be given on which questions will be asked. It measures your ability to think critically and to communicate your ideas. You are asked to analyze the reasoning behind a given argument and write a critique of that argument. ​ Integrated Reasoning Section : The Integrated Reasoning section measures your ability to evaluate information presented in multiple formats from multiple sources – skills you need to succeed in our technologically advanced, data-driven world. This section has 12 questions of Table analysis, Graphic interpretation, Multi source reasoning, Two part analysis. ​ Quantitative Section : The Quantitative section measures your ability to analyze data and draw conclusions using reasoning skills. The mathematics needed to understand and solve the questions in this section of the GMAT exam are no greater than what is generally taught in secondary school classes.The Quantitative Section comprises of two sections, namely Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving. In Data Sufficiency section there will be 15 questions and in Problem Solving section there will be 22 questions. In this section the questions can be expected from the following math syllabus: Geometry, Elementary Algebra, Arithmetic, Ratio Proportions, Properties of Integers, Permutation and combinations, Exponents and roots, Linear equations etc. ​ Verbal Section : The Verbal section measures your ability to read and understand written material, to evaluate arguments, and to correct written material to conform to standard written English. Verbal Skills section will have 41 multiple choice questions. This section is divided into Critical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and Sentence Correction.Areas covered in this section will be  Critical reasoning, Rhetorical construction of the sentences, Sentence correction related to finding error or omission, Reading unseen passages, Subject verb agreement , Misplace modifiers, Countable Vs Uncountable,Parallelism.

Exam Details

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission test) is one of the trusted and preferred entrance test organized by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The GMAT is the computerized Adaptive Test (CAT) taken by the aspirants every year for admission in foreign top business universities and institutions. GMAT is the worldwide level entrance exam conducted in approx 112 countries around the world and the scores of GMAT exam will be accepted by more than 2,100 universities and institutions. The students take this exam so that they can get the admission in foreign universities and this is one of the crucial advancement in their career. More than 6000 courses/programs are offered by these GMAC associated institutes. This exam has become popular among-st the candidates who wish to pursue management courses like MBA, Master of Finance and Master of Accountancy.

The GMAT exam is a computer adaptive test and not a computer based test, which means that the candidate will get one question at a time and depending on the accuracy of the previous answer, the difficulty level of the next question will be ascertained. The average scores required for universities abroad varies; top tier universities require at least 710, while middle tier universities accept 600.

Exam Pattern : 

A
B
C
D
Section
No. of questions
Question Type
Duration
Analytical Writing Assessment
1 Topic
Analysis of an Argument
30 minutes
Integrated Reasoning
12 questions
Multi Source Reasoning, Graphics Interpretation, Two Part Analysis, Table Analysis
30 minutes
Quantitative
37 questions
Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving
75 minutes
Verbal
41 questions
Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction
75 minutes
Total Exam Duration


3 hours 30 minutes

Fees : 

The application fee for GMAT is $250, which would roughly translate to Rs. 15,000-16,000 approximately.

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for GMAT is not particularly set by the exam owning authority GMAC but the candidate applying for the exam must have the age of 18 years. No upper age limit is applicable. Also, the candidate should have completed the graduation from the recognized university/institution.

Syllabus

GMAT is a three and a half hours test with a maximum score of 800 points. The syllabus is divided into 4 sections Analytical Writing Section, Quantitative Section, Verbal Skills, Integrated Reasoning Section

Analytical Writing Section : The Analytical Writing section will have topics on which the candidate will have to write, or a passage may be given on which questions will be asked. It measures your ability to think critically and to communicate your ideas. You are asked to analyze the reasoning behind a given argument and write a critique of that argument.

Integrated Reasoning Section : The Integrated Reasoning section measures your ability to evaluate information presented in multiple formats from multiple sources – skills you need to succeed in our technologically advanced, data-driven world. This section has 12 questions of Table analysis, Graphic interpretation, Multi source reasoning, Two part analysis.

Quantitative Section : The Quantitative section measures your ability to analyze data and draw conclusions using reasoning skills. The mathematics needed to understand and solve the questions in this section of the GMAT exam are no greater than what is generally taught in secondary school classes.The Quantitative Section comprises of two sections, namely Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving. In Data Sufficiency section there will be 15 questions and in Problem Solving section there will be 22 questions. In this section the questions can be expected from the following math syllabus: Geometry, Elementary Algebra, Arithmetic, Ratio Proportions, Properties of Integers, Permutation and combinations, Exponents and roots, Linear equations etc.

Verbal Section : The Verbal section measures your ability to read and understand written material, to evaluate arguments, and to correct written material to conform to standard written English. Verbal Skills section will have 41 multiple choice questions. This section is divided into Critical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and Sentence Correction.Areas covered in this section will be 

Critical reasoning, Rhetorical construction of the sentences, Sentence correction related to finding error or omission, Reading unseen passages, Subject verb agreement , Misplace modifiers, Countable Vs Uncountable,Parallelism.

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