GMAT Important Dates

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Date And Time

This Exam Conducted multiple times within a year. Aspirants can register themselves through or by calling one of the test centers. Appointment must be made on any of the assigned test centers. After appointment, candidates need to give the exam on the selected date. If a candidate is willing to re attempt the exam then after 16 days he/she can re-attempt the exam by following the same procedure.

Section Duration in minutes No. of questions
Analytical writing assessment 30 1 essay
Integrated reasoning 30 12
Quantitative 62 31
Verbal 65 36

Structure of The Exam

Total 3 hrs of GMAT exam contains 4 sections with separate time for each one. Candidates have the option to take two optional 8 minutes breaks during the exam. See the below table for more details

Test section Time limit (minutes) No. of questions Question type Score range
Analytical Writing Assessment 30 1
  • Analysis of an Argument
0-6 in 0.5 increments
Integrated Reasoning 30 12
  • Multi-Score Reasoning
  • Table Analysis
  • Graphics Interpretation
  • Two-Part Analysis
1-8 in 1-point increments
Quantitative Reasoning 62 31
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Problem Solving
6-51 in 1-point increments
Verbal Reasoning 65 36
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Sentence Correction
6-51 in 1-point increments