The GMAT is a standardized test that aims at gauging the abilities of applicants aspiring to undertake their masters in the field of Business or Management.
It was created by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC). It assesses a person's analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in standard written English in preparation for being admitted into a graduate management program, such as an MBA.
What are the components?
There are four main sections in the GMAT format they are
1) Analytical Writing Assessment- 1 Essay- 30 minute
2) Integrated Reasoning- 12 items, 30 minutes each
3) Quantitative-37 questions,75 minutes each
4) Verbal – 41 questions , 35 minutes each,
How long is the exam?
The exam takes about three hours and thirty minutes to complete.
When can I write it?
You can write the test only once a month and a maximum of five times a year.
What are the maximum and minimum scores?
The maximum score is 800, a good score is 700 above, an average score is 600 above
How many times can I write the test?
You can write It as many times you want and choose which scores you would like to report, only those scores which you choose to report will be considered by most Universities, who will then take an average of your score in all the various components of the test.
What is the validity time for the test?
The score is valid for a period of five years.