Here are the details of GMAT 2013 Exam, 2014 Dates, Paper Pattern, Centres, Colleges and Online Application Forms.
What is GMAT?
GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test. The entrance exam is conducted for admission into graduate business administration programs throughout the world. The exam is a computer-adaptive standardized test in mathematics and the English language for measuring aptitude to succeed academically in graduate business studies. The GMAT test is developed and administered by the US-based Pearson VUE under the direction of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a non-profit organization of graduate business schools worldwide. For the conduct of the test, Pearson VUE has appointed testing centers in over 100 countries. GMAT scores are by default sent to 5 Business schools of your choice within 20 days after your test. The registration for the tests starts in the month November and it lasts till the first week of December.
GMAT 2013 Paper Pattern :-
The test has four separately timed sections which consists of three main parts, the Analytical Writing Assessment, the Quantitative section and the Verbal section. The Quantitative section has two types of questions: Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency. The Verbal Section has three types of questions: Sentence Correction, Critical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension. There are a total of 78 questions, 37 in Quantitative and 41 in Verbal. These 2 sections have a time limit of 75 minutes each. The Analytical writing section consists of two short essays to be written in 30 minutes each. The second essay is Analysis of an Argument, in which a given argument has to be critically analyzed and evaluated. For both the essays, the emphasis is on the "Analytical" part, and not on the "Writing" part. The total test duration is around 4 hours.
GMAT 2013 Eligiblity:-
Students with bachelor’s degree from a recognized university can apply for GMAT test. There is no minimum age limit but applicants below 18 years of age need to submit a written form duly signed by their parents.
Institute/colleges accepting GMAT score :-
Columbia University (NY)
New York University (Stern)
Emory University (Goizueta)
Ohio State University (Fisher)
University of Virginia (Darden)
and many more ....
Number of seats through GMAT :-
GMAT 2013 Sample Papers :-
GMAT 2013 Practice Papers will be available in this space so stay tuned with us.
GMAT 2013 Exam Date :-
THe exam can be taken on any day of the week (Monday through Friday) and on a select number of Saturdays every year.
GMAT Score Report :-
An official GMAT score report consists of four parts :
* Verbal Scaled Score (on a scale from 0 to 60)
* Quantitative Scaled Score (on a scale from 0 to 60)
* Total Scaled Score (on a scale from 200 to 800)
* Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) Score (on a scale from 0 to 6)
Where To Get The Application Form :-
Students can apply for the application form in 4 different ways:
# Online registration :-
Students can log onto official website of GMAT (www.mba.com) to fill in complete details and payment can be done using a debit or a credit card.
# By Phone:
Students can call VUE Customer Center to schedule a GMAT test appointment from Monday to Friday. Payment can be made using a debit or a credit card. Students are required to call their desired customer service available in the region atleast 3 days before the test day.
# By Courier/Mail:
GMAT Appointment Scheduling form can also be downloaded from the official website of GMAT and duly filled application form along with the test fee can be couriered to: Pearson VUE, Attention: GMAT program, PO Box- 581907, Minneapolis, MN- 55458-1907, USA.
# By Fax:
Interested Students can download and take print out of GMAT Appointment Scheduling form and fax the same to VUE customer service center in their region. Exam fee can be paid using a debit or a credit card. Fax should be sent atleast 7 days before the exam.