Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)is an International entrance test for admission in graduate management courses (MBA) in colleges across the globe. The exam is organized & managed by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), USA. Around 1700 graduate business achools accept GMAT score for admission to nearly 6000 management courses around the world. The GMAT exam is available in around 112 countries with 600 test centers worldwide. Currently, almost 2,50,00 candidates take the GMAT exam each year.

GMAT Exam Pattern

GMAT is a computer adaptive test (CAT) wherein the difficulty of your next question is decided based on the correctness of your previous responses.

The GMAT exam is conducted throughout a year. The availability of a particular exam date depends upon the test center chosen. GMAT exam can be taken in English language only.

Section 1. Analytic Writing Assessment (1 Question in 30 min.)

  •  Analysis of an Argument

Section 2. Integrated Reasoning ( 12 Question in 30 min.)

  •  Multi-Source Reasoning
  • Graphics Interpretation
  • Two-Part Analysis
  • Table Analysis

Section 3. Quantitative Analysis ( 37 Question in 75 min.)

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Problem Solving

Section 4. Verbal Skill ( English Language) ( 41 Question in 75 min.)

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Sentence Correction

There will be 91 question that are to be solved in 3.5 hours. two optional breaks of 8 min. can be taken. GMAT scores are available as soon as GMAT exam is over.


The minimum score for being eligible to apply for the programs is 200. The score varies from 200 to 800. The average GMAT score range for the top MBA coleges abroad is 650to 750.