The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) organises the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) which is one of the most popular MBA entrance exams taken across the world. It is an examination known for its analytical selection criteria considering a number of parameters in mind.
Analytical writing assessment
- Time allotted to solve this section is 30 minutes. An average student must complete the write-up within 25 minutes and keep 5 minutes for revising the content written
- This is a section that involves your the thought process. Topics given for the write-up must be dealt analytically with arguments and examples
- To master this section, what you can do is read articles related to the field of management, business and global business trends
- Stick to the articles that not only arguments on a certain issue but also highlights with notable examples.
- Reading newspapers will also help you to crack this portion of the test paper
- Collect all relevant information related to the topics that you have noted. Go through the information in detail and try to memorize the important pointers, so that, you may remember it while writing the article
- Once you are done collecting information, start writing on the topics keeping argumentative points in mind
- While writing the write-ups keep a stopwatch to calculate the time taken to complete the write-up. This will help you to manage your time and be speedy with the article.
Integrated Reasoning Section
- A total of 30 minutes has been fixed for the Integrated Reasoning Section of GMAT
- An average student must complete the maximum number of questions in 25 minutes and must keep 5 minutes for the purpose revision and unsolved questions
- The questions of this category are framed out of topics like table analysis, graphics interpretation, multi-source reasoning and two-part analysis
- To conquer the chunk of questions of integrated reasoning section, you must rigorously practice on the topics provided
- Take help from good books and study materials related to integrated reasoning.
If stuck in a topic then take help from your seniors and mentors instead of wasting time to solve it all by yourself
While practising this section note the time when you start the paper and when you end solving it. With regular practice of time, you will be quick with the questions especially the tricky ones.
- 31 questions of Quantitative Section are to be solved in 62 minutes
- The candidate must complete the questions in a span of 55-60 minutes and keep the rest of the time for revising the answers and solving the leftover questions
- By solving more number of questions in this section, you will get a good grip on the topic
- Try to understand and memorize the mathematical formulas related to the topics
- Different methods must be tried to crack tricky questions of the Quantitative section.
- You must practice questions of data sufficiency andproblem-solvingg keeping in mind the allotted time
- At the time of practice session and main examination solve the easy questions first and then go on solving the tricky ones.
- Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has allotted a total of 65 minutes to solve questions of this section
- There are 36 question that you will have to solve within the given time period
- This section is all about the English language and its usage. You will solve questions from the topics like Sentence Correction, Rhetorical Construction of Sentences, Synonyms-Antonyms, Reading Unseen Passages, Subject-Verb Agreement, Critical Reasoning and Idioms
- To master this section read good English grammar books and read editorial pages of good English newspapers
- Practice questions based on testing grammatical skills and knowledge. This will cover all the important sub-sections of the Verbal section
- For Critical Reasoning questions take help from experts and guide books as this section will test both reasoning as well as analytical skills.