# GMAT Exam Patten and Syllabus 2019-2020

by Rahul Roy Author

After you build-up to set a career with GMAT Coaching in Gurgaon, the very first question that strikes your mind is how to get a high GMAT score. In this blog, we have discussed all the information you must know to prepare for the GMAT exam.

What is GMAT?

GMAT termed Graduate Management Admission Test is a computer adaptive test where the level of all difficulty is measured by how you have performed on the previous questions. GMAT is the test that is considered worldwide in many countries for taking admission in top most universities. GMAT test is valid for 5 years. The test can be given 5 times in a year and 8 times in your lifetime. The GMAT scores are acceptable for admission in business management courses including MBA, MIM and other management-related programs. Scoring good in GMAT programs not only helps you to get admission in top colleges but also increases chances to get a scholarship. Some of the consulting firms and banks also choose candidates on scores of GMAT to filter their recruitment process. Therefore it becomes very important to score good marks in GMAT.

Explanation of GMAT Exam pattern

There are four modules in GMAT exams:

1. AWA Section - This is the Analytical Writing Assessment section where the exam needs to find the reason behind an argument and write a critique of the same with a set of examples and explanations.

2.IR section - This is the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section where the candidate's analytical skills are tested with a set of complicated problems. The data is given in the various form and the candidate has to pick the relevant data to identify the correct answer.

3. QA Section - This is a Quantitative section to check the maths skills. The candidate needs to solve all questions of basic algebra, arithmetic, and geometry.

4. Verbal Section: The verbal section is divided into three subsections:

a. Reading Comprehension: In this section, reading comprehension is given to the candidate where the multiple-choice questions need to be solved on time bases.

b. Critical Reasoning: In this section, the candidate needs to find the key reason that influence, strengthen or weaken the given argument.

c. Sentence Correction: In this section, the candidate is provided with a set of questions with and underlined portion to evaluate and rectify if it is incorrect.

The GMAT test is conducted for three hours and the candidate needs to complete all the 4 sections in three hours.

GMAT Syllabus 2019-2020

Quantitative aptitude section: This section includes integers, decimals, fractions, number properties, order of operation, percentage, ratio and proportion, profit and loss, simple and compound interest, speed, distance and time, permutation and combination, linear and quadratic equations, sets theory, statistics, power and roots, probability, pipes, cisterns, time and work,lines and angles, triangles, polygons, quadrilaterals, mensuration and coordinate geometry

Verbal Ability section: This section includes basic grammar rules of different parts of speech, tenses, idioms, and idiomatic expressions, pronoun agreement, subject-verb agreement, modifiers, and parallelism.

What is the period to break the GMAT Exam?

It depends on student ability, there are the students who have cracked the GMAT exams in less than the monthly preparation and there are also candidates who have broken the GMAT exam in a time duration of 6 months to years.  Therefore it is unpredictable, If you follow a good, structured plan, the typical duration can be around 6 months. Also, a lot of things depend on how fast you catch things and how you prepare for the test.

How to prepare for the GMAT exam?

When it comes to the preparation of GMAT, you have many more options to choose from. Taking the GMAT coaching classes Gurgaon through ACE Campus is the most flexible way to prepare for GMAT. The campus is build-up will excellent faculty members who brighten up the pathway for GMAT preparation. Apart from it, if you are highly talented and have full confidence in yourself, you can also go for self-study, there are tons of GMAT books available to cover everything from the basics to advanced topics.