GMAT Syllabus

GMAT Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Format
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The GMAT test is of three and a half hours and the maximum score is 800 points. The complete GMAT syllabus is divided into four sections as follows:

  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Integrated Reasoning
  • Quantitative Section
  • Verbal Sections

The GMAT Analytical Reasoning section shall have the topics where a candidate needs to write or passage will be given and questions will be asked on it. The syllabus is varied and vast for this section because the topic can be any topic of interest. The main idea is focusing on the answer and not on the arguments.

The Integrated Reasoning Section of GMAT is a new addition in GMAT Exam Syllabus. This section tests the ability of the candidates so that they can evaluate the data presented in table or graph format. It has twelve questions as follows:

  • Graphics interpretation
  • Multi-source reasoning
  • Table analysis
  • Two-part analysis

The GMAT Quantitative section has two sections such as Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency. In Data Sufficiency there shall be 18 questions and the Problem Solving Sections there are 18 questions. The questions shall be of objective type and shall have multiple choice answers. In this section, you will expect queries from the following:

  • Geometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Ratio Proportions
  • Properties of Integers
  • Exponents and Roots
  • Linear Equations
  • Permutations and Combinations

GMAT Verbal Skills shall have 36 multiple-choice questions. This section has divisions; Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction, and Reading Comprehension. This section tests the ability of the candidates to understand the reading material and understand the relationship between the points stated in the concepts and passage. The areas that will be covered are the following:

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Reading unseen passages
  • Myspace modifiers
  • Countable vs Uncountable
  • Parallelism
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Rhetorical sentences construction
  • Sentence correction to find omissions or errors

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