GMAT Format and Test Dates

GMAT Format and Test Dates2019-03-28T15:39:09+00:00

What is the GMAT?

The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is a computer adaptive test (CAT) used as an admission requirement for business administration programs worldwide. The GMAT measures verbal, mathematical, analytical, and writing skills that students developed over time. For more information, take a look at our GMAT infographic

GMAT Format

SAT Test Section # of Questions Content Timing

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

GMAT Test Dates

The GMAT® exam is administered by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and offered year-round and on demand at test centers around the world. For more information and to schedule an appointment to take the exam, visit http://www.mba.com/.

Additional Resources

Don’t stop here! Check out our blog for new posts about preparing for the GMAT. Below are a few posts you may find useful.

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