Syllabus for GMAT

Syllabus for the GMAT examination

The GMAT syllabus is sectioned into four main parts that have to be completed by the candidates within the time period of 3 ½ hours or 4 hours (with breaks). The examination pattern of the GMAT is mentioned below in a tabular form:


GMAT Test Sections

Total Questions

Questions Types


Analytical Writing Assessment

1 topic

Analysis of an Argument

30 minutes

Integrated Reasoning

12 Questions

Multiple-Source Reasoning, Graphic Interpretation, Two-Part Analysis and Table Analysis

30 minutes

Quantitative Ability

37 Questions

Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving

75 minutes

Verbal Ability

41 Questions

Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning and Sentence Correction

75 minutes

Total Exam Time



3 hours, 30 min



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