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GMAT Exam Pattern


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GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment:

The GMAT exam begins with the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA). The AWA consists of two separate writing tasks—Analysis of an Issue and Analysis of an Argument. Test takers are allowed 30 minutes to complete each essay.

GMAT Quantitative Section:

Following an optional ten-minute break, the Quantitative section of the GMAT test begins. This section contains 37 multiple-choice questions of two question types like Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving. Test takers are allowed a maximum of 75 minutes to complete the entire section.

Verbal Section:

After a second optional ten-minute break, the Verbal Section of the GMAT test begins. This section contains 41 multiple-choice questions of three question types like Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction. Test takers are allowed a maximum of 75 minutes to complete the entire section.