The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is an admissions test required for entry to most MBA and programmes, and accepted by over 2,300 graduate business schools.

It is an adaptive computer-based test comprising of four sections, each designed to assess the following abilities:

Section I: Analytical Writing Assessment

Argument analysis
Section II: Integrated Reasoning

Graphics interpretation; table analysis; multi-source reasoning; two-part analysis
Section III: Quantitative Reasoning

Data sufficiency; problem solving
Section IV: Verbal Reasoning

Reading comprehension; critical reasoning; sentence correction
Analytical Writing Assessment1 task30 minutes0.0 - 6.0

Not included in total score
Integrated Reasoning12 multiple choice30 minutes1 - 8

Not included in total score
Quantitative Reasoning31 multiple choice62 minutes6 - 51
Verbal Reasoning36 multiple choice65 minutes6 - 51
Total3 hours 23 minutes
Including two optional 8 minute breaks
200 - 800


Which schools require the GMAT?

Some of the 2,300 B-schools that accept the GMAT include:
USEurope & UKAsia & Singapore
Columbia Business School
Duke University: Fuqua
Harvard Business School
MIT: Sloan
New York University: Stern
Stanford Graduate School of Business
University of California, Berkeley: Haas
University of Chicago: Booth
University of Michigan: Ross
University of Pennsylvania: Wharton
Yale School of Management
ESADE Business School
IE Business School
IESE Business School
London Business School
University of Oxford: Said
University of Cambridge: Judge
Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University
Nanyang Business School, NTU
National University of Singapore Business School

What is a good GMAT score?

Generally speaking, a competitive GMAT score is above 700 with an accompanying 88th percentile placement for entry to the most selective B-schools.

How often can I sit for the GMAT?

You may sit for the GMAT once every 16 calendar days, and no more than five times in a rolling 12-month period, and no more than eight times in total.

When is the GMAT held?

The GMAT is held on multiple dates every month throughout the year.

When will my results be available?

GMAT scores are available within 20 calendar days of the test sitting.



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