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Written by  Piyush Bhartiya

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Published: Mon, September 30, 2019 9:30 AM IST  Updated: Mon, September 30, 2019 9:30 AM IST  9 mins read

GMAT Overview

Written by  Piyush Bhartiya

Reviewed by  Priyanka Bhargava

Published: Mon, Sep 30, 2019 9:30 AM IST  Updated: Mon, Sep 30, 2019 9:30 AM IST  9 mins read

GMAT EXAM - 2020

GMAT Full Form

GMAT’s full form is Graduate Management Assessment Test. GMAT is a computer-based test conducted by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) that focuses on analytical, quantitative, writing, verbal, and reading skills in English. The test is taken for the graduate program of MBA. The cost of the GMAT exam is US$250 i.e. Rs. 17,715.21. 

What is GMAT?

More than 7,000 programs accept the GMAT 2019 score across 2,000 graduate business universities globally. For those who aspire to pursue an MBA or a Masters degree in Finance, it is the most preferred test. This test is taken all over the world by thousands of students who aspire to MBA from a top university. Every year more than 200,000 students appear for this exam and the score obtained is valid for 5 years. With more than 650 test centers in over 114 countries, it has taken its place among the top exams in the world.

The level of difficulty of each question depends on the accuracy of the previous questions response. You can appear for the exam for a total of 8 times, which is limited to once in a gap of sixteen days and five times within 12 months. The examination last over 3 hours and deals with logical reasoning, Verbal ability, Quantitative reasoning, and writing skills. The exam test the students on every parameter which is required for admission in top colleges. 

Also Read: GMAT 2018 News: GMAC Shortens GMAT Exam Duration By 30 minutes


  • All candidates who are MBA aspirants.
  • To increase their chances of recruitment in the corporate sector.
  • Students are looking for alternate careers.
  • GMAT provides a wider scope.
  • Increases admission probability at business schools.


Also Read: List Top Universities with IELTS score for MBA with GMAT/GRE (Updated 2020)

According to the latest report Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner, and administrator of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) have found an alternative to conducting the GMAT exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now GMAT exam will be done online, and the registration has been started from 20th April. This was initiated after the latest crises due to COVID-19 that led to the shutting down of all GMAT test centers located around the world. 

Regarding this GMAT head, Vineet Chabra added that they would maintain the standard of GMAT online, their will be a valid and rigorous assessment, with critical security practices and protocols tailored for an online proctored environment.

GMAT online will eventually help the candidates as they will safe with the application deadline and confidently. While business schools globally will also be helped with their admission process, they will have proper ways to even evaluate candidates. GMAT Online is a temporary thing for the current application cycle candidates. GMAC is thinking of a permanent online GMAT test ahead of 15th June. 

GMAT Online Registrations

The registration for GMAT Online has already started, now you can give the exam by sitting at home. The appointment for GMAT is available from 20th April to 15th June. The test is available globally except Mainland China, Iran, Cuba, Sudan, Slovenia, and North Korea.

All those test centers which will remain open will have enhanced health and safety rules. These will include proper cleaning procedures, hand sanitizer, and wipes to every candidate. GMAC is giving regular updates on the status of its GMAT test centers and GMAT testing in various locations. For candidates with disabilities, GMAC is also working to provide an appropriate online option.

GMAT Online Exam

Due to COVID-19, all the Business school has to extend their application deadline, and the GMAT exam has gone online, that means candidates can continue to apply for business school at this time too. GMAT Online Exam will be offered at a lower rate compared to the current fee charged. In the US and Canada, the cost is $275. There is an increase in the price in North America by 10% earlier. This has happened the first time in 15 years.  

You can give an Online GMAT exam on both Mac and PC. Your computer should have GMAC's system requirements. This GMAT online has followed the same structure as the offline one. The same scoring and score scale for the Section Scores and Total Score is used. For the online exam, you will be monitored by a human proctor through a live video to ensure you don't cheat. For the test, your computer should have a reliable internet connection and a webcam. The test will be hosted on, where you also register for the test.

GMAT Online Exam Pattern

There are some changes in the GMAT Online Exam Pattern, in the online version there will be only four sections - Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing Assessment. The writing section has been eliminated from the exam pattern. One more thing that is added in the GMAT Online exam is that you cannot make physical notes using pen and paper. Instead of that, you need to use an online whiteboard provided onscreen when solving the quant questions.

This pattern will be followed till 15th June, after which GMAC will take the decision according to the COVID -19 situation. Please contact your GMAC Customer Care team if you have any questions or concerns.

GMAT Key Points

Exam Name

Graduate Management Aptitude Test

Short Form


Official Website

Conducted By

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)

Mode of Exam

Computer-based adaptive test


US $250 (Rs 17,780)

Score Range

Minimum – 200, Maximum - 800


+91 120-439-7830, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Indian Standard Time

Email: GMATCandidateServicesAPAC@

Fax: +91-120-4001660.

GMAT Eligibility 2020

Eligibility for GMAT Exam is 18 years of age. If you are between the ages of 13 to 17, you will require legal written permission from their parents or guardian. No specific qualification or an upper age limit has been made compulsory to appear for GMAT. 

A student can maximum appear for the exam for 5 years and there should be a gap of 16 days between appearing for a consecutive exam. The eligibility must be taken seriously otherwise failing which candidate will not be allowed to sit for the exam or the score will be invalid, which will be just a waste of money and time.

GMAT Score 2020

GMAT score is a combination of verbal and quantitative scores ranging from 0 to 60. GMAT total score starts ranging from 200 to 800. GMAT Score validity is till 5 years. 

The average GMAT Score is 556 till now. A good GMAT Score is 650 though all the top Business Schools expect 750 for the score.

GMAT Scoring is based completely on its sections and the division of each is given below:

  • Analytical Writing Assessment

The essay is scored twice, by the computer and human reader.

The score range is 0.0 to 6.0.

The scores are averaged at intervals of 0.5.

If the two scores differ by 1 point, a third examiner finalizes the score.

More than 50 linguistic features are analyzed while being scored.

  • Integrated Reasoning

The score range is 1 to 8.

Each score interval is a single digit.

More than one response is required for each question.

There is no partial scoring.

All responses must be attempted for the full score.

  • Quantitative and Verbal Reasoning

The score range is between 6 to 51.

Marking depends on the number of questions attempted.

The difficulty of each question makes a difference in the score; therefore a higher number of correct answers increase the scores.

An error of measurement will cost 3 points.

Each score is marked at an interval of 1 point.

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GMAT Syllabus

GMAT syllabus comprises four sections – Analytical assessment, Integrated, Quantitative and Verbal Reasoning. The student should always be aware of any change in the GMAT exam pattern.

  • Analytical Assessment

 It tests your writing skills, your ability to put up arguments with clarity and logic, the essay will be analyzed overall and it analyzes your argument with a methodical approach.

  • Integrated Reasoning

The table analysis will have statements that need to be categorized as true or false, the graph representation needs to interpret by choosing from the given options, multi-source reasoning involves choosing options from a table and graph, in the two-part analysis, an individual answer has to be chosen from the given component from 2 columns.

  • Quantitative Reasoning

It includes basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry questions, there are multiple-choice questions to answer from, the problem-solving section has a greater number of problems that test your mathematical abilities, the data sufficiency requires to analyze data accurately and therefore it is important to learn the entire order.

  • Verbal Reasoning

 The underlying meaning of the passage needs to be understood incomprehension, the critical reasoning section requires logical and correct analysis, while reading, the keywords need to be grasped for a better understanding, sentences must be grammatically corrected by choosing the option from the multiple-choice answer.

GMAT Preparation

With the discussion of GMAT, it is important to understand how to prepare for GMAT. Getting a good result in GMAT can help students to get into good colleges for MBA as GMAT highly influences the selection criteria in any University that accepts GMAT. 

If you plan on studying on your own, you need to make sure of these key points:

  1. The most important factor to good preparation is a good source of learning. There are several GMAT Preparation books available online but choosing the best for you play a crucial role. Below is some GMAT preparation material that can be helpful

 2. GMAT preparation time is crucial. Since the exams take place several times a year, you can choose any time according to your liking but it is important that you start preparing a minimum of  6 months before the planned exam, as it gives you enough time to work on your weakness and does not end up tiresome. 

3. If you are preparing for GMAT while working, the time required to prepare for GMAT increases twofold. Maintaining a balance between work and preparation is important as is suggestive that you can use online courses to take care of that.

4. Plan a score for yourself, that becomes your target. Make sure to analyse your own skills before choosing the target score.

5. Update yourself with the syllabus of GMAT for the year 2020 and plan your preparation accordingly. 

6. Practice last year question papers and prepare yourself for a computer-based exam and make sure your speed is good.

7. GMAT prep is not a piece of cake, focus on keeping consistency in your preparation.

Also Read: How to improve your GMAT score?

GMAT Exam Dates 2020

GMAT Exam Dates should be selected crucially to make sure that you as a test taker are physically and mentally ready. GMAT test dates are available all year round and there is no exact date list for GMAT. So, it becomes important for you to check the official GMAT Website and register yourself for the next exams.

You must register two to three months before your interested date.

GMAT Registration

GMAT registration includes no fees in itself but the fees for the exam itself. The procedure on how to register for GMAT exam is:

  1. Check the test centres available near you and any regulations that may be in the given location. 
  2. Check the registration date of your desired Business School. 
  3. Make a detailed plan on how much time you need to prepare for your exam.
  4. Create your account
  5. Complete the form and mail it along with your payment

Also Read: How to prepare for GMAT? Are you prepared enough?

GMAT Exam Pattern

GMAT test pattern includes four sections of Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning. Each section has a different duration assigned to it and a different number of questions that add up to 90 questions. 

Also Read: A Guide to GMAT Pattern and Syllabus (Updated 2020)

GMAT Exam Fees

GMAT Exam Fees is US$250 which is around Rs. 17, 715 GMAT Fees in India. If you wish to reschedule the Exam, you will be charged $50 extra. 

GMAT Rescheduling Fees

If you reschedule your exam more than 7 days before the original date, you will be charged with $50 but if you do it under 7  days, you must pay $250 

GMAT Cancellation Fees

If you wish to cancel your exam, you will be refunded $80 if cancelled more than 7 days before the original date. In case of cancellation within 7 days, there will be no refund.

How to access the GMAT Score?

  • You will receive 4 out of 5 of your scores immediately after the test.
  • An unofficial score print out can be taken at the test center.
  • The score can be accessed online anytime.
  • The scores come with an online guide.
  • Scores on paper are usually sent through postal mail.


Both GMAT and CAT are required for Masters in Business Administration, but as an Indian Student, you need to know the difference between GMAT and CAT and which one is better for you while planning for business schools.



Conducted by GMAC and is accepted universally for MBA and finance programs in all leading universities. Several Indian B-Schools have now started considering the GMAT for admissions. No such cut off rule. You score should match the university requirements.

Conducted by IIMs across India and is accepted by mostly Indian B-Schools.

You can give GMAT five times, each at a gap of 16 days

You can appear for the test only once a year.

Section selection choice offered.

One section pattern followed.


INR 1600

GMAT Verbal and Quant Section scores can be known after the test. The official result takes up to three week's time.

One fixed date for results.

GMAT scores are valid for five years.

CAT scores are valid for only one year

Accepted in India as well as abroad (USA, UK, Singapore, etc.)

Accepted in India, mainly for IIMs.

Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal Ability

Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, and Verbal Ability.

210 Minutes

180 minutes

GMAT score requirements differ with countries and universities.

CAT test cutoff, followed by Group Discussion or Writing Test and Personal Interview, another cut off and then the admission list comes out.

Also Read: High GMAT Scores or Work Experience for MBA: What Should You Choose?

GMAT Sample Paper

GMAT sample Papers can be found in the GMAT official website where you can login and get access to GMAT Official Starter Kit for free. 

GMAT Sample Questions

Q1. Within the past, most airline corporations decreased craft weight to reduce fuel prices. The safest airline seats were serious, and airlines equipped their planes with few of those seats. This year the seat that has sold-out best to airlines has been the safest one—a clear indication that airlines square measure assignment the next priority to safe seating than to minimizing fuel prices.

Which of the subsequent, if true, most seriously weakens the argument above?

(A) Last year’s popular airline seat wasn't the safest airline seat on the market.

(B) No airline company has declared that it'd be creating safe seating the next priority this year.

(C) the value of fuel was higher this year than it had been in most years once the safest airline seats sold-out poorly.

(D) thanks to will increase within the price of materials, all airline seats were costly to manufacture this year than in any previous year.

(E) thanks to technological innovations, the safest airline seat on the market this year weighed but most different airline seats on the market.

Q2.  A pc equipped with signature-recognition computer code, that restricts access to a pc to those individuals whose signatures square measure on file, identifies a person’s signature by analyzing not solely the shape of the signature however additionally such characteristics as pen pressure and language speed. Even the foremost adept forgers cannot duplicate all of the characteristics the program analyzes.

Which of the subsequent may be logically complete from the passage above?

(A) The time it takes to record and analyze a signature makes the computer code impractical for everyday use.

(B) Computers equipped with the computer code can presently be put in in most banks.

(C) no one will gain access to a pc equipped with the computer code entirely by virtue of ability at formation signatures.

(D) The signature-recognition computer code has taken a few years to develop an idea.

(E) In several cases even approved users square measure denied legitimate access to computers equipped with the computer code.

Q3. Division Manager: I would like to interchange the Microtron computers in my division with Vitech computers.

General manager: Why?

Division manager: It prices twenty-eight % less to coach new employees on the Vitech.

General manager: however that's not an honest enough reason. we are able to merely rent solely those that already acumen to use the Microtron pc.

Which of the subsequent, if true, most seriously undermines the overall manager’s objection to the replacement of Microtron computers with Vtech's?

(A) presently all workers within the company square measure needed to attend workshops on a way to use Microtron computers in new applications.

(B) Once workers find out how to use a PC, they have a tendency to alter employers additional promptly than before.

(C) experienced users of Microtron computers command a lot of higher salaries than do prospective workers United Nations agency don't have any expertise within the use of computers.

(D) the typical productivity of workers within the general manager’s company is below the typical productivity of the staff of its competitors.

(E) The high prices of replacement elements create Vitech computers costlier to keep up than Microtron computers.

Q4.  Associate in Nursing aeroplane engine manufacturer developed a replacement engine model with safety options lacking within the earlier model, which was still being factory-made. throughout the primary year that each were sold-out, the sooner model so much outsold the new model; the manufacturer so complete that safety wasn't the customers’ primary thought.

Which of the subsequent, if true, would most seriously weaken the manufacturer’s conclusion?

(A) each personal plane homeowners and schedule carriers purchase engines from this aeroplane engine manufacturer.

(B) many purchasers contemplate earlier engine models higher safety risks than new engine models since additional is typically notable concerning the protection of the sooner models.

(C) many purchasers of this aeroplane engine manufacturer additionally bought aeroplane engines from makers United Nations agency failed to give extra safety options in their newer models.

(D) The newer engine model may be utilized in all planes within which the sooner engine model may be used.

(E) There was no important distinction in value between the newer engine model and also the earlier engine model.

Q5. Between 1975 and 1985, nursing-home occupancy rates averaged eighty-seven % of capability, whereas admission rates remained constant, at a median of admissions per 1,000 beds annually. Between 1985 and 1988, however, occupancy rates rose to a median of ninety-two % of capability, whereas admission rates declined to eighty-one per 1,000 beds annually.

If the statements on top of square measure true, that of the subsequent conclusions may be most properly drawn?

(A) the typical length of your time nursing-home residents stayed in nursing homes accrued between 1985 and 1988.

(B) The proportion of older individuals living in nursing homes was larger in 1988 than in 1975.

(C) rest home admission rates tend to say no whenever occupancy rates rise.

(D) Nursing homes designed before 1985 usually had fewer beds than did nursing homes designed between 1985 and 1988.

(E) The additional beds a rest home has, the higher its percent is probably going to be.

Q6. Companies adopting “profit-related-pay” (PRP) contracts pay wages at levels that modify with the firm’s profits. within the shaping trade last year, companies with PRP contracts in situ showed productivity per employee on average thirteen % beyond that of their competitors United Nations agency used additional ancient contracts.

If on the idea of the proof on top of, it's argued that PRP contracts increase employee productivity, that of the subsequent, if true, would most seriously weaken that argument?

(A) Results kind of like those cited for the metal-working trade is found in different industries wherever PRP contracts square measure used.

(B) underneath PRP contracts prices apart from labour prices, like a plant, machinery, and energy, compose Associate in a Nursing accrued proportion of the entire price of every unit of output.

(C) as a result of introducing PRP contracts greatly changes individual workers’ relationships to the firm, negotiating the introduction of PRP contracts in complicated and time overwhelming.

(D) several companies within the shaping trade have modernized production instrumentation within the last 5 years and most of those introduced PRP contracts at a similar time.

(E) In companies within the shaping trade wherever PRP contracts square measure in situ, the typical pay is fifteen % beyond it's in those companies wherever employees have additional ancient contracts.


Q7. Crops may be listed on the commodity exchange before they're harvested. If a poor corn harvest is expected, costs of corn futures rise; if a bountiful corn harvest is expected, the costs of corn futures fall. This morning meteorologists square measure predicting much-needed rain for the corn-growing region beginning tomorrow. Therefore, since adequate wetness is crucial for the present crop’s survival, the costs of corn futures can fall sharply nowadays.

Which of the subsequent, if true, most weakens the argument above?

(A) Corn that doesn't receive adequate wetness throughout its vital pollination stage won't turn out a bountiful harvest.

(B) Futures costs for corn are unsteady additional dramatically this season than last season.

(C) The rain that meteorologists expected for tomorrow is predicted to increase well on the far side of the corn-growing region.

(D) Agriculture consultants declared nowadays that an unwell that has desolated a number of the corn crop can unfold wide before the top of the season.

(E) most of the people United Nations agency change corn futures seldom take physical possession of the corn they trade.


Q8.  A reduction distributor of basic family requirements employs thousands of individuals and pays most of them at the salary rate. however, following a federally mandated increase in the salary rate that accrued the retailer’s in operation prices significantly, the retailer’s profits accrued markedly.

Which of the subsequent, if true, most helps to resolve the apparent paradox?

(A) Over half the retailer’s in operation prices include payroll expenditures; however, solely a little proportion of these expenditures move to pay management salaries.

(B) The retailer’s client base is made up primarily of individuals United Nations agency earn, or the United Nations agency relies upon the earnings of other United Nations agency earn the salary.

(C) The retailer’s in operation prices, apart from wages, accrued well once the rise within the salary rate went into result.

(D) once the rise within the salary rate went into result, the distributor additionally raised the age rate for workers United Nations agency had been earning simply on top of salary.

(E) the bulk of the retailer’s workers work as cashiers, and most cashiers square measure paid the salary.


Q9. The cotton farms of Country alphabetic character became so productive that the market couldn't absorb all that they made. Consequently, cotton costs fell. the govt tried to spice up cotton costs by providing farmers United Nations agency took twenty-five % of their cotton area out of production military mission payments up to a such as most per farm.

The government’s program, if in, won't be a web burden on the budget. that of the subsequent, if true, is that the best basis for a proof of however this might be so?

(A) Depressed cotton costs meant in operating losses for cotton farms, and also the government lost revenue from taxes on farm profits.

(B) Cotton production in many countries apart from alphabetic character declined slightly the year that the support-payment program went into result in alphabetic characters.

(C) the primary year that the support-payment program was in result, the cotton area in alphabetic character was five-hitter below its level within the base year for the program.

(D) the required most per farm meant that for terribly giant cotton farms the support payments were less per acre for those acres that were withdrawn from production than they were for smaller farms.

(E) Farmers United Nations agency needed to qualify for support payments couldn't use the cotton area that was withdrawn from production to grow the other crop.


Q10. U.S hospitals have historically relied totally on revenues from paying patients to offset losses from unreimbursed care. the majority paying patients currently think about governmental or personal insurance to pay hospital bills. Recently, insurers are strictly limiting what they pay hospitals for the care of insured patients to amounts at or below actual prices.

Which of the subsequent conclusions is best supported by the data above?

(A) though the advance of technology has created big-ticket medical procedures offered to the rich, such procedures square measure out of the reach of low-income patients.

(B) If hospitals don't realize was that to raising extra financial gain for unreimbursed care, they have to either deny a number of that care of suffering losses if they provide it.

(C) Some patients have incomes too high for eligibility for governmental insurance however square measure unable to afford personal insurance for medical care.

(D) If the hospitals scale back their prices in providing care, insurance corporations can maintain the present level of compensation, thereby providing additional funds for unreimbursed care.

(E) albeit philanthropic donations have historically provided some support for the hospitals, such donations square measure at the moment declining.

Also Read: List of Top Colleges for MBA in Germany without GMAT (Updated 2020)

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Also Read: GMAT for USA: Best Universities Accepting GMAT Scores in USA


State-wise list of test centers for GMAT:


  1. EduPro

Office Space Number 332, 3rd Floor, Vardhman Plus City Mall, Sector-23, Dwarka, Delhi–110075, India

  1. Pearson Professional Centers

4th Floor, Building No 18, Ramnath House, Yusuf Sarai Community Centre, Above HDFC Bank, Delhi–110049, India


  1. Ansal University

Golf Course Road, Sector-55, Gurgaon, Haryana–122003, India


  1. Thapar University

Bhadson Road, Patiala, Punjab–147004, India

  1. Winsoft Computer Centre

SCF-13, 2nd Floor, Phase 2, Mohali, Punjab–160055, India

Uttar Pradesh

  1. Pearson Professional Centers

Ground Floor, 1A/1, S B Towers, Sector 16A, Noida, Uttar Pradesh–201301, India

  1. UPTEC Computer Consultancy Limited

2nd Floor, Lekhraj Gold, Near Munsi Pulia, Indira Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh–226016, India

  1. UPTEC Computer Consultancy Limited

9 (A) Patrika Marg, Civil Lines, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, UTT–211001, India


  1. Sakar Edutech Private Limited

Office No 404, Shyam Anukampa, O-11, Ashok Marg, C-Scheme, Opposite HDFC Bank, Jaipur, Rajasthan–302001, India


  1. A1 Professional Assessment Center

A/709, Titanium City Centre, B/h IOC Petrol pump, 100 Feet Road, Near Shyamal Cross roads, Sattelite, Ahmedabad, Gujarat–380015, India

  1. HL Centre for Professional Education

HL College Campus, Late Prin S V Desai Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat–380009, India

Andhra Pradesh

  1. KL University

Green Fields, Vaddeswaram, Guntur, Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh–522502, India

  1. Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering

Madhurawada, Kommadi, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh–530048, India

Madhya Pradesh

  1. Sarva Mangla Maa Samiti – Inspire Me

611, Shekhar Central, Palasia Square, Indore, Madhya Pradesh–452018, India


  1. Infinity Academy

Amravati Complex, Circular Road, Lalpur, Ranchi, Jharkhand–834001, India


  1. Unisoft Technologies

2nd Floor, Parnanda Bldg, Ab Megamart, West High Court Rd, Dharampeth, Nagpur, Maharashtra–44010, India

  1. Pearson Professional Centers

Building No 9, 1st Floor, Solitaire Corporate Park, 167 Andheri, J B Nagar Link Rd, Chakala, Andheri (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra–400093, India

  1. Think Education Advisory Services LLP

209, 2nd Floor, Marine Chambers, Vithaldas Thackersey Marg, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, Maharashtra–400020, India

  1. GATS

Office 1, Symphony C, Ashok Nagar, Range Hills Rd, Off Pune University Rd, Pune, Maharashtra–411020, India


  1. Gencor Learning Solutions Private Limited

Lakheshwari Sadan, Opp Maurya Lab, Road No 3, Rajendra Nagar, Patna, Bihar–800016, India

West Bengal

  1. Agile Technologies And Solutions

1, Iswar Ganguli Street, Vasudeva Building, Top Floor, Kalighat, Kolkata, West Bengal–700026, India


  1. KIIT University

KIIT School of Management, Campus-7, Patia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha–751024, India


  1. Assam Don Bosco University

Airport Road, Azara, Guwahati, Assam–781017, India


  1. Pearson Professional Centers

1-10-72/A/.2, Pochampalli House, 3rd floor, (Above Nike Showroom), S P Road, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500016, India

  1. Edu-Kinect

#47, 2nd Floor, Silicon Valley, Image Garden lane, Near HDFC Bank, Madhapur, Hyderabad, 500081, Telangana


  1. Indra Institute of Education

TC 27/594, V V Road, Vanchiyoor, Trivandrum, Kerala–695035, India

  1. Rajagiri College Of Social Sciences

Rajagiri School of Management, Rajagiri Valley, P O Kakkanad, Cochin, Kerala–682039, India

Tamil Nadu

  1. Vellore Institute of Technology

Centre for Technical Support, Thiruvalam Road, Katpadi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu–632014

  1. Pearson Professional Centers

6th Floor, Nelson Chambers, E, Block, 115, Nelson Manickam Road, Aminijikarai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu–600029, India

  1. Indra Institute Of Education

#65/1, Tatabad 7th Street, S S Complex II, 100 Feet Road, Near BEA, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu–641012, India

  1. National Institute Of Technology (NIT)

Tiruchirappalli, Tanjore Road, National Highway 67, Near BHEL Trichy, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu–620015, India


  1. Dr. T M A Pai Polytechnic, Manipal Campus

M I T Campus, Eshwar Nagar, Udupi Manipal, Karnataka–576104, India

  1. Pearson Professional Centers-Bangalore

#45, 3rd Floor, Trade Center, Dickenson Road, Next to Manipal Centre, Bangalore, Karnataka–560042, India

  1. Think Education Advisory Services LLP.

146, KHB Colony, 60 Feet Road, 5th Cross Rd, Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka–560096, India


1. What is the GMAT syllabus?

 The GMAT Syllabus comprises four sections to be attempted – Analytical Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning.

2. Can I skip any GMAT section?

You cannot skip any of the sections.

3. Do I get a break between the sections?

You can take an 8 – minutes break scheduled according to the order of your sections. If not, you can skip and move on to the next section.

4. What skills does the Quantitative section analyze?

The Quantitative section measures your reasoning and evaluation abilities.

5. Does the verbal section only analyze my grammatical skills?

The Verbal test measures your comprehensive and understanding skills of the language.

6. Are all GMAT questions scored?

 Not all, but around 25% of the questions are experimental in the Quantitative and verbal section.

7. Can I cancel my GMAT score?

Yes, you can cancel your GMAT score that will require a charge of $10.

8. Who can access my scores?

Only the registered candidate can have access to their GMAT scores.

9. Which section can I  request for a restore?

The Analytical Writing Assessment can be re-scored with the request.

10. How much does the GMAT test cost?

GMAT costs $250 for a test.

About the Author & Expert


Piyush Bhartiya

author • MBA • 2 years

Piyush values education and has studied from the top institutes of IIT Roorkee, IIM Bangalore, KTH Sweden and Tsinghua University in China. Post completing his MBA, he has worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group and focused on building sales and marketing vertical for top MNCs and Indian business houses.