GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) – test to determine the possibility of successful study in business school. The most famous business schools around the world use GMAT, as one of the main selection criteria, in most cases for the MBA program.
GMAT test consists of four sections.
The first section- Verbal, which assesses the level of language proficiency, logical structure of thought and knowledge of the general rules of grammar. Verbal Section consists of three different parts. Reading Comprehension checks the ability to understand the text. In this part you have to read 2-4 passages and answer the questions where you choose the correct answer out of five possible variants. The second part is the Critical Reasoning, which assesses analytical skills. After reading several passages you will have to answer questions 14-15. The last part is Sentence Correction, where you have to correct a mistake. You have to know grammar and vocabulary perfectly to pass this part of test. It lasts 75 minutes and includes 41 tasks. You can score maximum 60 points.
The second section – mathematical, which consists of two parts: problem solving and determination of data sufficiency. To pass this section successfully you have to be able to solve mathematical problems, interpret graphical data, analyze the adequacy of the data and use logical analysis.
The next section – Analytical Writing Assessment, which lasts 30 minutes. You need to write an essay based on arguments given in the task and express your point of view, supporting it with facts and examples. The essay must have a logical structure.
The last section is the Integrated Reasoning. The duration of this task is 30 minutes. You need to analyze chart or graph. This section consists of 12 tasks. The can score maximum 8 points for this section.