By Jyothi Swaroop Makena

24th July, 2023

GMAT Exam Paper Pattern

The GMAT, also known as Graduate Management Admission Test, is a computer-adaptive test that assesses the candidates’ analytical writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in standard written English.


“Here is everything you need to know about GMAT paper pattern

The GMAT pattern comprises four sections: – Analytical Writing – Integrated Reasoning – Quantitative Reasoning – Verbal Reasoning

GMAT Paper Pattern

Analytical Writing Section

This section assesses the candidate's ability to think critically and communicate their ideas. The candidate is required to analyse a given argument and write a critique of it. The topics are usually of general interest.

Integrated Reasoning Section

This section requires candidates to analyse and evaluate information presented in different formats. The questions in this section will test your quantitative and verbal skills.

Quantitative Reasoning Section

Algebra: inequalities, equations, functions, exponents, and absolute value Geometry: circles, lines and angles, solids, coordinate geometry and polygons Arithmetic: ratio and proportion, fractions, decimals, percentages, discrete probability counting methods, and sets.

It is the most widely accepted exam for MBA admissions worldwide. No other exam has as wide acceptability as GMAT, as per the GMAC, globally 9 out of 10 MBA enrollments are made through GMAT Score. Further, 2,400+ schools accept GMAT Scores for giving admission.