|GMAT Test Section||Total No. of questions||Types of Questions||Timing|
|Analytical Writing Assessment||1||Analysis of Argument||30 minutes|
|Integrated Reasoning||12||● Table Analysis ● Two-Two Part Analysis ● Multi-source reasoning ● Graphics Interpretation||30 minutes|
|Qualitative||37||● Data Sufficiency ● Problem Solving||75 minutes|
|Verbal ability||41||● Critical Reasoning ● Sentence Correction ● Reading Comprehension||75 minutes|
|Total Questions||91||Total time||3 hour 30 mins|
- Have enough time to prepare: At least three months must be devoted to revision and practice to get good GMAT results. A candidate must plan for a year-long
- The key to success is practice, practice and practice: Give tests like you are giving the actual exam. Try to follow the same conditions of GMAT. Practice lots of test.
- Follow a schedule: Try to maintain a routine and study at the same time. Keep a balance between sleep and work.
- Previous years question papers: Must study sections which have been asked in previous year question papers.
- Analysis of your test score: Check which areas of question paper were difficult for you. Work hard for those areas which took more time and effort.
- Check out other study methods: Various study techniques like individual or group courses which are available or one on one guidance.
- Practice reading comprehension: Try reading as many articles or passages as possible. Take one question at a time.
- Grammar: It is one of the toughest section of grammar. Keep practising modifiers and prepositions. Sentence formation requires a higher level of analysis and logical application to get a good GMAT score.
- Analyse previous year question paper: It is important to familiarize with the test format. It is a slightly different format. So analysis will help you get an idea of the question paper.
- Practice graph: Venn diagrams, charts and tables are parts of integrated reasoning. If the graphs can be understood properly, the question solving becomes easy.
- Practice sample papers.
- Focus on weakness: If geometry or algebra is your weak concepts, focus on them first. Clear all unclear concepts.
- Clear your concepts: GMAT requires basic maths so some concepts which you have forgotten can be reviewed from your high school books.
- Refer to various study sources: Take online practice tests and mock tests. Refer to other study concepts.
- Choose a template for essay: Make a rough sample of essays and choose from the above, which is the most feasible for you.
- Sample essays: Check sample essays for the following points:-
- Give direction to your essay.
- Analysing your argument is important
- Support your arguments with examples.
- Note down various points and then give the essay a final shape.