(Graduate Management Admission Test)

A candidate has three and a half hours to complete the four sections of the GMAT exam – Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal. At the test center, just before the exam begins, one has the option to select the order in which you want to attempt the sections.

GMAT Test Section # of Questions Question Types Timing
Analytical Writing Assessment 1 Topic Analysis of 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
Total Exam Time 3hrs, 30 minutes


There are 3 options available for the exam's section order

  • Analytical Writing Assessment
  • Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal (original order)
  • Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment
  • Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment

There is no “correct” or “recommended” section order to follow. The choice simply gives each candidate more control and flexibility to take the GMAT exam based on your strengths and testing preferences.

Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) Section

The Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) measures the ability to think critically and to communicate individual ideas. During the AWA, a candidate is expected to analyze the reasoning behind a given argument and write a critique of that argument.

Integrated Reasoning Section

The Integrated Reasoning section is designed to measure your ability to evaluate information presented in multiple formats from multiple sources – skills one needs to succeed in our technologically advanced, data-driven world.

Quantitative Section

The Quantitative section measures the ability to analyze data and draw conclusions using reasoning skills. The need is to keep the basics right here as the mathematics needed to understand and solve the questions in this section of the GMAT exam is no greater than what is generally taught in secondary school classes.

Verbal Section

The GMAT exam showcases all the skills in the basket– not just math. The Verbal section measures ability to read and understand written material, to evaluate arguments, and to correct written material to conform to standard written English.

The GMAT exam is the gold standard of graduate business admissions, trusted and preferred by more than 6,000 schools worldwide. Taking the GMAT opens the door to a graduate business degree from a top global program. It’s your best step to improve your business skills and advance your career.

How to Schedule your exam?

Admissions deadlines for graduate business programs vary. Check with the schools you are interested in attending and set up your GMAT exam ahead of time to ensure your scores are reported prior to application deadlines.

Scheduling Fee: US$250.00

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