GMAT is a four-hour long computer adaptive test offered by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) at approved testing centres around the world.
Combined GMAT Test Scores range from 200 to 800 for the total score. GMAT Scores are also given for individual verbal, quantitative, analytical writing, and integrated reasoning components.
GMAT Test Format:
The GMAT exam consists of one written essay and a total of 89 questions. You are given a total of approximately three and a half hours (with breaks) to complete the test. Let us understand the sections of the GMAT test in more detail.
Section #1: Analytic Writing Assessment
The first section is the Analytic Writing Assessment and is of 30-minute duration. Here you are asked to solve one essay and will need to do the analysis of an argument.
Section #2: Integrated Reasoning
The second section is the Integrated Reasoning and is also of 30 minutes. Here you will be asked to solve 12 multi-part problems on data interpretation and combined Verbal/Math reasoning.
Section #3: Quantitative Reasoning
The third section is the Quantitative Reasoning section and is of 62 minutes duration. On this section, you will be asked 31 questions, either standard five-choice multiple choices (called “Problem-solving”) or Data Sufficiency.
Section #4: Verbal Reasoning
The fourth section is the Verbal Reasoning section having 36 five-choice multiple-choice questions, of three types: Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction. Here you will be given 65 minutes to solve the section.