GMAT 2017- Syllabus, Registration and Eligibility criterias
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is organized by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). It is a computer adaptive test (CAT). Students willing to get into the top universities and institutions located in the foreign countries appear for the exam. GMAT is the worldwide level exam conducted in 112 counties. The scores of the exam will be accepted by more than 2100 universities and institutions.
GMAC associated institutes offer more than 6000 courses/programs. Courses like MBA, Master of Finance and Master of Accountancy are the most popular exams amongst the candidates.
The exam consists of four sections such as:
- Analytical Writing Assessment (Analysis of an argument) inclusive of 1 topic
- Integrated Reasoning (Multi Source Reasoning, Graphics Interpretation, Two part Analysis, Table Analysis) inclusive 12 questions
- Quantitative (Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving) inclusive of 37 questions
- Verbal (Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction) inclusive 41 questions
You get 30 minutes each for the first two sections and 75 minutes each for the last two sections which makes it a 3 hour 30 minutes test with a maximum score of 800 points.
The candidate applying for the exam must have attained the age of 18 years. No upper age limit is applicable. Also, the candidate must have completed the graduation from a recognized university or institution.
The application fee for GMAT is $250, which would roughly translate to Rs. 15000-16000 approximately.