The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is focused and is intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program such as an MBA. Management aspirants need to take the GMAT, which is an admissions assessment for business colleges. It requires knowledge of certain grammar and knowledge of certain algebra, geometry, and arithmetic.
GMAT scores are valid all over the world specially in English speaking countries, so achieving a good score ensures a bright career opportunities worldwide. There are no specified age limit for taking the GMAT tests, so you can take this test years of work experience as well. The scores which you take is valid for 5 years therefore you can apply for a management program anytime within this period. Anyone choosing to take a GMAT test has the freedom to choose the date and time to write this exam.

The GMAT exam consists of four sections: An analytical writing assessment, integrated reasoning, the quantitative section, and the verbal section.[14] Total testing time is three and a half hours, but test takers should plan for a total time of approximately four hours, with breaks. Test takers have 30 minutes for the analytical writing assessment and another 30 minutes to work through 12 questions, which often have multiple parts, on the integrated reasoning section and are given 75 minutes to work through 37 questions in the quantitative section and another 75 minutes to get through 41 questions in the verbal section.

The Analytical writing assessment consists of one 30 minutes task where there would be an analysis of an argument. It is important to be able to analyze the reasoning behind a given argument and write a critique of that argument.

The Integrated reasoning is designed to measure the test takers ability to evaluate data presented in multiple formats from multiple sources.

The Quantitative section of the GMAT looks into measuring the ability to reason quantitatively, solve quantitative problems, interpret graphic data and analyze and use information given in a problem. These require knowledge of certain algebra, Geometry and arithmetic. The verbal section of the GMAT exam includes the following question types: reading comprehension, critical reasoning, and sentence correction

There are 37 questions on a GMAT Quantitative test and 41 questions on a verbal question.

This is how a GMAT test is structured. There would be an Analytical Assessment (AWA) of 30 minutes for an argumentative essay. An Integrated reasoning assessment with 12 questions with duration of 30 minutes. A quantitative section with 37 questions and with duration of 75 minutes and finally a verbal section with 41 question with a duration of 75 minutes.

Average GMAT scores are in the range of 570-580; however, for top school admissions a score of at least 700 is almost mandatory. New sections have been introduced recently, such as Integrated Reasoning, which have made the test more competitive than before. GMAT tests are available throughout the world in more than 500 locations.