When you think about getting an MBA in Abroad, the next thing that comes to mind is the GMAT Exam. But very few of the aspirants have authentic knowledge about the details regarding GMAT. Let’s discuss what is actually in the GMAT exam that you have to tackle. So that you will have a sure shot on your MBA in abroad.
What is GMAT?
GMAT is one of the most reliable entrance tests for quality business programs offered by eminent B-schools worldwide. GMAT is conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). It is a Computer Adaptive Test that is quite different from the entrance exams of our country. GMAT intends to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for admission in MBA in Abroad.
The eligibility criteria for GMAT is similar to any graduate management entrance examination. There is no age limit for admission for an MBA in Abroad. And you must be a graduate from any recognized institute. All institutes have different academic qualifications. As far as your nationality is concerned, there are no restrictions and hassles.
Work-Ex is mandatory!
Unlike a 2-year MBA in India, MBA colleges abroad expect students to have had substantial exposure to the working world.In fact, they’d expect not only technical skills (that are easier to gain in junior roles), but also managerial skills (like team leading, planning, coordination). Some top MBA schools are willing to look at exceptional applicants who don’t have any experience, but this is rare.
How to apply?
For applying for your GMAT Exam you can register at mba.com or by calling one of the test centers. You can take the GMAT exam for a maximum of 5 times in a year. But there should be a gap of 16 days between two consecutive GMAT exams. The application fee for GMAT 2018 is $250, which would roughly translate to Rs 15,000-16,000 approximately. Also, if the applicants want to change the center or reschedule the test then they will be charged $50 extra.
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Preparation Tips & Exam details
GMAT is an adaptive online exam i.e. the questions you will see is based on the questions that you answers before. Thus the final score is not just based on the no. of questions answered correctly.
GMAT exam suits those who have strong quantitative and analytical skills, who also excel at interpreting data presented in charts, tables, and text to solve complex problems. Strong editors may gravitate to the GMAT’s verbal section. The quantitative section has some similarities from the syllabus of CAT Quants section.
The Total time for the GMAT Exam is 3 hours and 7 minutes and constitutes of four sections, namely
Analytical Writing Assessment – 30 Minutes – 1 Essay
Integrated Reasoning -30 Minutes – 12 Questions
Quantitative Aptitude – 62 Minutes – 31 Questions
Verbal Reasoning – 65 Minutes – 36 questions
You can select the order of the appearance of sections as per your preference. Three options will be available at the test center:
- Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal (original order)
- Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment
- Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment
There are many course material available to prepare for an MBA in Abroad. Official GMAT exam study materials are available on the mba.com online store and through third-party vendors.