GMAT 2018 SYLLABUS
GMAT- Graduate Management Admission Test is a computer adaptive test. Computer Adaptive Test means the questions produced by the system in the subsequent levels is a result of the adaptation made by the system according to the questions attempted by the test taker in the initial stages. It is conducted throughout the year in GMAT Test Centers around the world by GMAC-Graduate Management Admission Council.
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GMAT Score is accepted by Business Schools present globally for admission to more than 5200 management and related programs offered by more than 1900 institutions. GMAT Registration process is available all around the year and can be completed in the official website of GMAT.
Being one of the most sought examinations globally for admission to Business schools, cracking the GMAT Exam is not a facile task. Having a detailed knowledge of the GMAT Syllabus is a crucial pre-requisite of GMAT Preparation. Besides, the GMAT aspirants must have a comprehensive idea about the GMAT Exam Pattern also.
The GMAT Exam Pattern involves four sections that the test taker has to attempt in a duration of 210 minutes. The 210 minutes is segregated into the four sections with two 10 minutes optional break in between. The four sections of the GMAT Exam are:
|Sections||Number of Questions||Duration|
|Analytical Writing||Analysis of Argument||30 minutes|
|Integrated Reasoning Section||12 questions||30 minutes|
|Optional Break||10 minutes|
|Quantitative Section||37 questions-||75 minutes|
|15 data sufficiency|
|22 Problem Solving|
|Optional Break||10 minutes|
|Verbal Section||41 MCQs||75 minutes|
|12 Critical Reasoning|
|14 Reading Comprehension|
|15 Sentence Correction|
It is an assessment test of the candidates’ ability to reason quantitatively and accordingly solve the problems and interpret the given data. The GMAT Quantitative section evaluates the fundamental mathematical skills and their reasoning skills.
This section involves two types of Multiple Choice Questions-
The GMAT Verbal Section evaluates the test takers ability to read and then interpret the given excerpt, put forward arguments in the context of the given materials. It also requires checking the efficiency of the written English in comparison to the Standard English. In the Verbal section of the GMAT, the candidates are evaluated for—
This section is a test for measuring the ability of the test takers to assess and evaluate the given information. For this section, an online basic calculator is allowed to use.
In the IR section, the GMAT evaluates the following skills of the test taker:
This section assess the ability of the candidates to analyze and reproduce a given argument. It is basically a measure of critical thinking and portraying the ideas and formulating a detailed account of the given argument. In this section the candidate has to type the assessment answer in a computer keyboard.
In the AWA section, the GMAT Exam evaluates the following skills:
GMAT Syllabus covers topics from these four sections- Analytical Reasoning, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative Section and Verbal Section. The GMAT aspirants can go through the detailed sub topics in the sections below:
This is the first section of the GMAT Exam. This section includes either one of the two types of Essay
This is the second section of the GMAT. These are the type of questions asked in the integrated reasoning section.
This is the third section of the GMAT Test. There will be two types of questions:
The various sub-topics under the Quantitative section are as follows:
This is the last section that the GMAT Test takers have to attempt in a duration of 75 minutes. It will include multiple choice questions and include the following sub-sections.
There will be 3 types of questions: Reading Comprehension (RC): The test takers will be given a passage which they have to read and comprehend and answer the questions related to it.
For this the candidates must have the knowledge on following Grammar related topics
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