GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)

Graduate Management Admission Test or the GMAT is a mandatory test to be taken by students desirous of getting admission to any Management program in the USA. The GMAT is also accepted/ required by some universities in UK, Canada, Australian and New Zealand Universities.

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) examination consists of three main parts, the Analytical Writing Assessment, Quantitative section, and Verbal section.

Test Section# of QuestionsTiming
Analytical Writing Assessment    
Analysis of an Issue 
Analysis of an Argument
1 topic 
1 topic
30 minutes 
30 minutes
Optional Rest Break   5 minutes
Quantitative Section 37 Questions 75 minutes
Problem Solving
Data Sufficiency
Optional Rest Break   5 minutes
Verbal Section 41 Questions 75 minutes
Reading Comprehension
Critical Reasoning
Sentence Correction

Test Preparation

A good score in GMAT plays a key role in admission as well as in obtaining financial aid in the form of tuition waivers (partial/full). The higher the score, the brighter are one's chances with most U.S, Canadian and Australian universities. Maximizing the score thus becomes the key.

If you are a student from Hyderabad, a top-class Test preparation center like Career Counsutancies Educational Academy comes into picture for your GMAT preparation. With their top-class materials, preparation, faculty, guidance and assistance, Career Counsutancy will ensure that you get the best possible help and preparation for GMAT

For details of their services and new batches, please visit:

Career Consultancy
Jade Arcade, F.No.207, Above Dadu's Sweetshop
Opp. Hotel Paradise, M.G.Road, Secunderabad - 500003
Tel: + 91-40-27899994/95

General Information

Type of test Computer Based Test, for a maximum score of 800
Number of sections 3
Duration 3 hours 30 minutes
Test Fee US $ 225
D.D favouring Pearson VUE - GMAT, payable at Minneapolis, U.S.A.
Duration 3 hours 30 minutes

Score Reporting

To institutions 3 weeks
No. of tests Throughout the year
Number of free score reports 5 to the universities and one to the applicant
Additional Score Report Fee US $ 28 per report
Validity of Test Scores 5 Years
Scores 200-800 (with 2/3rd students scoring between 400-600) 600 + is a decent score

Unofficial GMAT scores are available once the student completes his/her test. Official reports reach the students and the designated universities through mail in 2 weeks time.

How to register for GMAT:

By Phone: 0120 432 4628, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Indian Standard Time 
Fax: +61 2 9901 3330

By Mail or Fax:

Pearson VUE 
Attention: GMAT® Program 
PO Box 581907 
Minneapolis, MN 55458-1907 

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