GMAT 2017 Exam Pattern

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GMAT 2017 Exam Pattern

GMAT Test Section Number 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-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

GMAT Paper Pattern

The test consists of three parts. Quantitative Section, Analytical Writing Assesment, Verbal Section. The GMAT Test begins from AWA Section.

  • AWA (Analytical Writing Assesment): This section consists of one topic. The duration of this section is 30 minutes. Two writing tasks are included such as Analysis of an Argument and Analysis of an Issue. After AWA, there will be 10 minutes optional break.
  • IR (Integrated Reasoning): The section consists of 12 questions to be answered in 30 minutes. The questions are related to Graphics Interpretation, Table Analysis, Multi source Reasoning, Two Part Analysis.
  • Quantitative: The section contains 37 Multiple choice questions. The duration of the exam is 75 minutes. Questions are of two types. Data sufficiency & Problem-solving.
  • Verbal: The section consists of 41 Multiple Choice Questions. Time allotted is 75 minutes. The questions are asked from these topics such as Sentence Correction, Critical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension.

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